Blinkist: Books in 15 minutes

Blinkist: Books in 15 minutes

By Blinks Labs

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2013-11-13
  • Current Version: 4.10.0
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 341.28 MB
  • Developer: Blinks Labs
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 17,081 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
Blinkist: Books in 15 minutes App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Total 17,081 Reviews

Blinkist: Books in 15 minutes App Description

Where do the world’s smartest people get their ideas? From great books! Blinkist transforms the key insights of 2500+ bestselling nonfiction books into powerful packs you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes. ***Included in the App Store’s Best of 2017 selection*** Over 9 million users treat us as a companion on the most noble and challenging journey we know: fulfilling human potential. GET THE KEY INSIGHTS OF 2500+ 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. Blinkist Premium costs $19.99 per month (monthly plan) OR $119.99 per year (annual plan). Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at the confirmation of purchase. You can cancel any time during your 7-day free trial via the iTunes store settings and then you will not be charged. Further, plans automatically renew unless you turn off auto-renew in your iTunes account 24 hours before the end of your current subscription period. To learn more, check our terms of use https://www.blinkist.com/tos/. With Blinkist Premium you have: • unlimited access to 2500+ 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. All details are in our terms of use and 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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Blinkist: Books in 15 minutes App Reviews

  • Clif notes for everyday reading

    3
    By bluemeanieface
    Was resistant to the concept at first but after trying it out for a week I see the potential here. I’ve wizzed through the main points of 8 books and garnered some potentially life changing tips. Here is where the concept fails: 1)Can only speed up 2x. 2)no silence erasing 3)the gap between “blinks” is fairly long 4)cannot change FF/RWD values. Always 15 seconds :/ 5)When exploring the app and its libraries, playback stops. 6)When you return to your selection, Blinkist often takes you back to the beginning of the Blink (I.e., chapter). Miss something? Hit rewind on headphones to take yourself all the way back to the beginning of the Blink. FF headphone button takes you to next Blink. How is this a timesaver, again? lol 7)Blinkist minute can only be played in real time. Ughhh. Feels very beta but if the developers keep honing the app I could see it taking off. As a constant consumer of audio, I find it a more than a little rough in its current incarnation.
  • Their Emails are Time Savers

    5
    By JenniferVanegas
    I love everything about Blinkist, but mainly love them for their emails. It’s saves so much time and it gets you to genuinely be interested in different topics.
  • Worth every dollar

    5
    By JohnnyT012!
    This app is a game changer in this modern, face-paced world.
  • Awesome life choice

    5
    By ldonate
    Blinkest is an awesome tool for anyone who is focused on learning every day. Easy to digest and packed with info...
  • Awesome!!

    5
    By FitnessMKE
    I drive a lot for work and enjoy listening to blinks in addition to podcasts and books. Great app with a great selection of titles.
  • Gotta have this app

    5
    By Katie's kiddos
    The app is an easy way for me to keep my mind set in the right direction. When I’m frustrated or have been focused on something else for too long feel stuck then I’ll just listen to something that helps me keep my mind from spinning into negative thoughts.
  • Elaborate

    4
    By midus12
    It can be more elborative ......on certain important topics/examples
  • Requires Proactive customer services

    3
    By Joshgood8
    The app is amazing but the communication between costumers and helpers are very difficult. Simple inquiries can take many days to response or simply ignore.
  • Great app

    5
    By Keali'i Legend
    Learn a lot.
  • Would not recommend

    1
    By ae1900redbird
    I had a problem with my subscription, still not sure what the issue was. I emailed blinkist tech support three times over the span of the week regarding my subscription and charges, however the company never replied. I would not recommend at all. This is an unscrupulous company and it’s such a shame. I was charged without notification and my bank called me suspecting fraud and changed my data.

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