Blinkist: Read in 15 minutes

Blinkist: Read in 15 minutes

By Blinks Labs

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2013-11-13
  • Current Version: 5.3.2
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 123.92 MB
  • Developer: Blinks Labs
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 32,880 Ratings

Description

Where do the world’s smartest people get their ideas? From great books! Blinkist transforms the key insights of 3000+ bestselling nonfiction books into powerful packs you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes. Over 10 million users treat us as a companion on the most noble and challenging journey we know: fulfilling human potential. GET THE KEY INSIGHTS OF 3000+ BESTSELLING NONFICTION BOOKS • Sharpen your professional skills with the best business books in your field • Explore your many-sided self with the most impactful self-improvement titles • Discover new perspectives on the world with bestsellers on economics, science, history & culture • Stay on top of the latest trends and ideas in your professional field SWITCH BETWEEN AUDIO AND TEXT • Listen to audio versions to effortlessly slip learning into your day • Create your own personal audio playlists to customize your learning experience • Learn hands-free at the gym, in the car, or doing chores with Autoplay • Read and listen offline ENJOY PERSONALIZED READING RECOMMENDATIONS & EXPERT-CURATED LISTS • Always know what to read next—we’ll suggest titles based on your interests & reading history • Discover new ideas and topics with suggested readings curated by experts BENEFIT FROM A HUMAN TOUCH • Focus only on the best nonfiction—our editorial team carefully selects every one of our titles • Enjoy lovingly written summaries of key ideas by field experts with a passion for explaining complex matters in simple, beautiful language LEARN THE WAY SCIENCE INTENDED • Retain more thanks to a format based on neuroscientific research • Understand quickly and easily thanks to crystal clear language and short, powerful content ------------------------------------------- IN THE PRESS "Blinkist is an intriguing new app that encourages you to read more nonfiction books... It’s a fun and fascinating way to discover new and interesting topics” - The New York Times “There is no such thing as too much knowledge. If you would like to expand your horizons, but don’t have the time to read, Blinkist is a speedy and convenient way of learning” - TheNextWeb "Blinkist offers a terrific service – great ideas distilled down to their very essence. For those of us who are deeply curious about new ideas on success, happiness, innovation, progress and more, it’s a great start." - Forbes “The audio feature is an awesome way to dive into a book while folding laundry or cooking a meal.” - BuzzFeed ------------------------------------------- HOW IT WORKS: Getting started is simple. Download the Blinkist app now and sign up for a free 7-day trial. We have monthly and annual plans available. With Blinkist Premium you have: • unlimited access to 3000+ titles • unlimited access to audio versions of all titles • personalized recommendations from the Blinkist editorial team • the ability to read & listen offline • a send-to-Kindle feature • the ability to sync highlights with Evernote If you’re not ready for unlimited access, you can still read one title selected by us, every day, by choosing the Blinkist Free plan.  Terms of Use: https://www.blinkist.com/tos Privacy Policy: https://www.blinkist.com/privacy.html Questions? Suggestions? You can speak to a real person at Blinkist. Our trusty customer support team is just an email away --- simply write to support@blinkist.com

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Reviews

  • Great tool for insight in a blink

    5
    By The Comeback 9
    Brilliant idea, great selection of books, WELL DONE!
  • Rip-off/ Scam

    1
    By 7johnd
    It was supposed to be a free 7 day trial. They charged me. I can’t believe. I cancelled just for their cunningness. I’ll read old fashioned way.
  • My favorite

    5
    By 38eel_89
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  • Deceptive

    1
    By Marie Dorner
    Only the app is free. To hear anything, you must be rich. Deleting and apologized to my friends I sent it to 😡
  • False Promotion

    2
    By Baltimore-md
    I got the following message in my email: Summer is ending, and so is our sale: Today’s the last chance to get 40% off Blinkist Premium! Start with a free 7-day trial, and unlock unlimited access to 3,000+ best-selling titles: No matter your personal and professional goals, we’ve got your rest of the year’s learning covered. Don’t hesitate—offer ends today! I purchased through the link from their website. After 7 day trial, I would be charged $60 but I was surprised to see $100 charged. Is it a scam?
  • Fist Session

    5
    By KW for my initials
    It is an awesome video and a written presentation
  • Wonderful source!

    4
    By wadick4
    This app really brings together wisdom and efficiency. It really needs an official/built-in AirPlay feature/function. Thanks for this great read!
  • Distracting dramatization

    3
    By F. R. A. N.
    I enjoy the concept but really struggle with the inflections in one of the female readers voices. It sounds like she has a split personality trying to break free- every few words she changes her tone and over emphasizes or tries to dramatize the reading. Honestly it’s so distracting and frustrating I really hope they rerecord her past recordings.
  • Great Content, Great App

    5
    By Sd1739hw
    Update 10/16: I deleted the app and reinstalled. Search is working as expected! Updated to 5 stars. :) I get an email with a book's title and author, but when literally copying and pasting the title or author into search in the app - it finds nothing? I love the content, but can't find the content within the app. For example: trying searching for "Secrets of Sand Hill Road" or search for the author "Scott Kupor" within the app - you get nothing. Now search for it using the mobile site and viola. Am I doing something wrong? Please fix!
  • Fees

    1
    By rardds
    Blinklist should be upfront about the yearly fee before you download it

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