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Knowledge is power, but it comes at a cost — and that cost is your time. Fortunately, all sorts of apps on the market can help you make the most of that time while you dedicate yourself to continuous learning.
From speed-reading training to book summary libraries, here are six apps that will help you boost your brain power anytime. As of March 29, each is on sale for an extra 30% off.
ZapReader combines a special reading software with guided training from some of the world’s best speed readers. You can add anything from web pages and Word documents to ebooks and PDFs to the ZapReader library. For a limited time, you can snag a lifetime subscription to this game-changing service for only $27.99 ($499 value) with the code DOWNLOADIT.
With the 12min micro book library, you’ll be able to absorb nearly 2,000 of the most important books in 24 nonfiction categories — from personal development and philosophy to business and politics — through 12-minute text or audio breakdowns. You can get lifetime access to all new content for just $27.30 ($399 value) with the code DOWNLOADIT.
Knowable features audio courses covering a wide range of categories — relationships, marketing, productivity, and entrepreneurship, to name a few — led by experts like NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, NBA superstar Chris Paul, and more. Snag a lifetime subscription for just $41.99 ($600 value) with the code DOWNLOADIT.
Like 12min, Four Minute Books summarizes hundreds of nonfiction books into digestible, downloadable PDFs and audiobooks. It breaks down the main points of popular titles like The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson, and more. A lifetime subscription gets you access to dozens of new titles every month for only $27.99 ($399 value) when you use the code DOWNLOADIT.
Instaread is a fan-favorite book summary app similar to the others above. It allows you to absorb the main insights and takeaways from over 1,000 bestselling books in 15 minutes or less, and new content is added each month. Choose from topics like politics, self-help, or health and fitness, whether you prefer text or audio summaries, and start boosting your brain in minutes. A one-year subscription is on sale for $34.99 (regularly $90) when you use the code DOWNLOADIT at checkout.
If you just don’t have enough time each day to get through all those articles, emails, presentations, and other content, turn them into a podcast with Elocance. That way, you can catch up on everything on your way home from work, on the way to the store, or on your daily run. You can tailor the audio to suit you, adjust HD levels, change the type of accent you hear, and much more. Get a lifetime subscription for just $24.49 ($434 value) with the code DOWNLOADIT.