Blinkist - Nonfiction Book Notes in Audio & Text

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  • Last update: 2 years ago
  • Version: 4.1.0
  • Size: 145 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
  • Author: Blinks Labs
  • Content rating: Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Languages: English, German
  • In-App Purchases:
  • Blinkist Premium (1 Year) $79.99
  • Blinkist Plus (1 Year) $49.99
  • Blinkist Plus $44.99
  • Blinkist Subscription $8.99
  • Blinkist Premium $79.99
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Blinkist - Nonfiction Book Notes in Audio & Text Description

Flipping the book pages can be cumbersome. Download Blinklist – Nonfiction Book Notes in Audio & Text app on your iOS device and expand your knowledge base.

You can find 15-minute audio files or text notes, which contain the most important aspects, teachings, and insights into 1,500 bestselling books.

Save your time and get all information you need.

Pros

With Blinklist app, you will save your precious time. Moreover, you will gain knowledge that will help you in attaining your goals and tasks in a short span.

Cons

As it provides condensed plot of the books, it may miss out on crucial information. You will be entitled to a 3-day free trial, and after this, you have to purchase the premium version.


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3 Comments


  • Gt
    Good thing it's only 99 cents.
    iTunes
    I stopped in the middle of what is my tenth book in the first day I started the trail to write this review. I tried Skimm and Instareads before as well, and having compared the same books on Instareads and Blinkist, I can tell you, Blinkist is MUCH better than Instareads. It’s like this: Instareads gives you bullet points of information, which comes off very robotic. Blinkist, on the other hand, has a voice of its own, and it adds much of a human feel to the summaries. If you’re a summary enthusiast like myself, you probably know that usually consistent with Pareto’s Principle, 80% of the book can be condensed down to 20% of its content. Blinkist does an excellent job at it, and I am fully enjoying my trial week thus far. I guess it helps that I deleted Instagram and this has now been my obsession instead — a much more edifying one, without a doubt. It is a steep price for the subscription, but I’ve “blinked” 10 books already in one day (I’m a very average pace reader, by the way), which probably would have amounted to more than the subscription fee. As my dad always says, “Money spent on books is never wasted.” I sincerely love Blinkist, and I really pray that others will recognize it too for more than being a pricey subscription. Thank you Blinkist!
  • G
    Ghjhfcbbn
    iTunes
    I have read a couple of the books that I have read blinks of. I have found that important concepts are missing in the blinks from the book. For instance, the book 7 habits of highly successful people completely skipped the circle of influence concept, a major premise of the book. Similarly rich dad poor dad did not mention the different ways parents of differing financial statuses raise and fiscally train their children, a central premise of the book. I am disappointed and will not renew my membership despite enjoying the blinks. I know I am missing the central premises of the books summarized. Hopefully I notice a change in the next 12 months. A feature I would enjoy but that does not influence my rating would be the option to expand an interesting concept. Sometimes I want to know more, and the summary is too brief. Overall I think Blinkist is a great concept, and will probably improve over time, if it does, I will maintain my subscription! For now I have another 11 months to explore summaries, that to date, don’t quite hit the mark
  • M
    MaddieVocab
    iTunes
    This is an awesome app because you are exposed to a good summary of books and get a gist about the topics but also can decide if you want to read the entire book. I really like the idea for this app. I wish I could help support the writers with a paid subscription. I have the link of my goodreads account for people to see this app as a thank you to these creators. This is a great app for finding and sparking your interest. It's nice to be exposed to a lot of different topics and read things you normally wouldn't. As an example, I learned about the signs of autism which is useful and I found a great book on zen. You can tell the summarizers put their effort into this which is why I wish I could subscribe! Anyway, check out this app if you're interested in learning new things and want to see different books. Thank you Blinkist writers!!

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