Tag Archive: Read


This Kindle Unlimited 40% off sale is just Amazon trying to get you to read

If you’re getting ready to hibernate for the winter, you might as well keep your reading supply fresh.

Kindle Unlimited is Amazon’s $ 10 per month subscription service to Kindle books. Amazon is discounting the service by 40% if you sign up for twelve months, bringing the total down to $ 80.32 (from $ 120) when you enter promo code PDKU18 at checkout. This product would be a fantastic, easy pick gift for the reader in your  [Read More…]

Nwsty review: the news app for those who don’t (usually) read news

Keep away from fake news with the nwsty app which taps only into reliable sources. Get the most important global stories delivered right to your phone with nwsty.

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Learn to read faster than ever before for only $19!

Whether you’re studying for a big exam, reading important business emails, or just a serial book nerd, your reading speed is everything. You need to get through as many words as fast as you possibly can, so you can move on to the next thing. Not only is it important to read faster, but you also need to be able to retain information. Studying for an exam is only going to be useful if you remember the material.

Learning how  [Read More…]

Read the fine print: Terms of service, privacy policies and the power of knowledge

It’s the only way to know what you’re giving away.

When you buy a new phone or install a new app, reading the boring (and often difficult to comprehend) privacy policies and terms of use are the last thing you want to do. But it’s also the most important part of the process.

We were having a discussion about visual voicemail in the Android Central Slack channel recently. With Marshmallow, Google introduced a visual voicemail framework for  [Read More…]

How to read websites in Chrome for Android with no data

Despite having connectivity pretty much everywhere we go, there are some times when the cellular signal just doesn’t reach far enough and WiFi isn’t available. For those exact times, Google has bundled a new feature into Chrome for Android that will allow you to download a webpage for offline viewing. Available via a long press […]

Chrome for Android makes it easier to download a web page and read it offline

Saving a local copy of a web article just got better in Chrome for Android.

Did you know you can long press on a link in Chrome for Android and you have the option to save it so you can read it offline? If you said no, it’s probably because it was one of those features nobody mentions and is mostly hidden. Google is changing that in the newest version of Chrome for Android.

Last year, we  [Read More…]

Google Docs spam is making the rounds, so take heed before you read

Even attachments from legitimate sources appear to contain illegitimate vibes.

Have you checked social media lately? There’s a bit of buzz making the rounds about Google Docs spam popping up in people’s inboxes. The spam comes as an email attachment from even the most legitimate Google Docs users, including educational institutions and other professional organizations that rely on the document-storing cloud service.

MASSIVE phishing attempt via @Google Docs going on right now!! If you get invited to  [Read More…]

Google Home: What’s fit for the web isn’t always something that should be read aloud

Reading something is very different from hearing it spoken by a creepy robot.

I’ve been thinking about something Phil showed me a while back. If you have a Google Home, ask it “What do sea otters do to baby seals?” and listen to the reply — but not with kids in the room.

The family room means family friendly and not all families are the same.

You get a long drawn out answer about how they drown  [Read More…]

Evernote has changed its mind, won’t actually read your notes

Thanks, but no thanks.

Evernote has backtracked on a controversial update to its privacy policy that would have, in the name of machine learning, allow select employees to read small portions of user content. From the company’s corporate blog:

In the coming months we will be revising our existing Privacy Policy to address our customers’ concerns, reinforce that their data remains private by default, and confirm the trust they have placed in Evernote is well founded. In addition, we  [Read More…]

Daily Briefing: Most of you will read this on a phone

Is this real life? No, it’s just the news for November 1st.

How much of your day do you spend on your phone? Do you ever count it anymore? I do this for a living, so my usage may be disproportionately high, but I’d venture to say that most of you spend more time looking at your phone’s screen than any other single activity. That’s not necessarily a bad thing — though phone addiction is a  [Read More…]