Hi AppNewser readers - we're now a part of Mediabistro's SocialTimes.com. For more great App news, reviews, guides and tips, head over to InsideMobileApps.

Learn How to Speed Read With Syllable App

Are you a slow reader? Syllable, a new iOS app that is currently in beta, aims to help you change all that. The app teaches you how to speed read by avoiding subvocalization, which is when you read words to yourself vocally, a process that can slow down reading. Here is more about the approach:

Blurr helps to reduce this subvocalization by pacing through the reading at a rate you define, only showing one word at a time. Once you get up to a faster speed, you can also use chunks, or how many words to show at once. Learning to read in chunks allows you to read even quicker.

The app pulls content from your Instapaper or Pocket account, so you can learn to read quickly while reading articles that you already wanted to read in the first place. The app isn’t widely available yet, but if you follow this link you can get an email for when it goes live.

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Pinterest Marketing

Pinterest MarketingPin your way to a wider audience! Starting December 1, work with the VP of Marketing at SheKnows to learn how to leverage Pinterest for your brand. In this course, you'll learn how to create a Pinterest Playbook to develop and measure your marketing strategy, grow a follower base, run an effective contest, and stay updated on the best practices for this platform. Register now!