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Tech Talk-Speed Reading Apps

250 wpm is the average
        Check this out. If you read this, you're reading 250 words a minute, just a little faster than the average person. A company called Spritz is out with an app that can easily have you double that speed, or more. They're doling this out on smartphones. Check it out, here is 500 words per minute? How are you doing? The science behind it has to do with the way your brain works. You see one word at a time and don't have to keep moving from word to word.
        In addition to smartphones like the ones from Samsung - the developers hope to have it on other platforms. This way you could use it in social media, digital books and closed captioning. Even smart watches and head mounted displays.
        The iPhone has a similar app called Velocity. It works with online reading sources such as stories from Instapaper, it cost 2-99.
        Here's another...Readquick. It can help you speed read online articles from websites and Instapaper, but it's cost is a whopping 9-95.


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