ShiftReader - Speed Read the Web
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ShiftReader - Speed Read the Web

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Overview

Speed read webpages while learning how to speed read anything.

From the developer of the top speed reading Chrome extension, Spreed, comes a speed reading tool that teaches you how to speed read, while you read in your browser. ShiftReader helps you speed read any text you can open in your browser--news articles, emails, online textbooks, PDFs, even ePUB e-books--while training your eyes and brain to speed read text in any other medium, like books or newspapers. It implements speed reading techniques taught by the top speed reading courses, and popularized by lifelong learners like Tim Ferriss. You'll learn methods that can be applied when reading anything: no more showing you one word at a time, or coloring the letters differently, techniques that only work if you use the right tool on your computer or phone. Download ShiftReader to accelerate your reading and learning, save time, and develop a lifelong skill of speed reading that you can take anywhere. Learn more at our site https://shiftreader.com, or our blog at https://blog.shiftreader.com.

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London McDougalMar 2, 2023

Doesn't work. Tried using ALT + S on a PDF and got an error message. I was asked to highlight the text and right click in order to use Shiftreader. The text was several pages but I wanted to test it with just a paragraph. After highlighting and right clicking the page just froze in place(but not frozen since I could still right click and type in the browser) forcing me to restart the page and try again. I wasted probably ten minutes trying to make this work when I could have been reading.

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DorianMar 4, 2022

It says that you have to create an account so it can save settings and statistics. That is BS, because those can be saved in chrome sync storage, and maybe I don't care about them. It should say that it wants you register so it can track you, and potentially leak your data a few years from now.

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Matthew Bennett-LoveseyJun 4, 2021

Requires you to register, under the guise of needing a login to save your settings. Blatant lies aside, you shouldn't need to send data to anyone.

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Details

  • Version
    1.3.4.2
  • Updated
    June 8, 2022
  • Size
    5.38MiB
  • Languages
    English
  • Developer
    Website
    Email
    teamshiftreader@gmail.com
  • Non-trader
    This developer has not identified itself as a trader. For consumers in the European Union, please note that consumer rights do not apply to contracts between you and this developer.

Privacy

ShiftReader - Speed Read the Web has disclosed the following information regarding the collection and usage of your data. More detailed information can be found in the developer's privacy policy.

ShiftReader - Speed Read the Web handles the following:

Personally identifiable information
Authentication information
User activity
Website content

This developer declares that your data is

  • Not being sold to third parties, outside of the approved use cases
  • Not being used or transferred for purposes that are unrelated to the item's core functionality
  • Not being used or transferred to determine creditworthiness or for lending purposes

Support

For help with questions, suggestions, or problems, visit the developer's support site

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