#TechBytes: 5 best mobile apps to enhance your knowledge
We all are running against time: there is so much knowledge to be gained and such little time. And, like most fields in life, mobile apps come in handy here, too — for improving memory, boosting brainpower, providing mental stability through motivational talks, and letting us expand our horizons. Here, we have cherry-picked the five best knowledge apps for you.
TED talks are among the most influential speeches by prestigious expert speakers across the world, with more than 3,000 videos across all genres including technology, psychology, liberal arts, etc. Users can also listen to some critically-acclaimed shows like the Sincerely X podcast and TED Radio Hour. TED allows users to create bookmarks and playlists, sync videos across devices, and download them for offline playback.
Are you a curious learner? The Curiosity app is here to satisfy your curiosity with a diverse range of topics that are tailored to deliver thought-provoking ideas. This resourceful app is crammed with more than 5,000 articles and 1 million videos and allows the user to choose topics of their personal interest. Users can also access quick reads and infographics.
Blinkist is one of the most critically acclaimed apps that offers over 2,500 best-selling non-fiction books in abridged formats. The app is targeted at those who can't read full versions of these best-sellers, because of time constraints. Further, the app also supports audio versions of books. You can listen to or read abridged versions of the books in under 15 minutes.
Lumosity is an amazing app with a ton of brain training puzzles. It consists of more than 60 cognitive games created by scientists and game designers to enhance your cognitive abilities. Users can also compare their ability with others in the same age bracket by taking a free 10-minute Fit Test. The app is designed to improve memory, critical thinking, and problem-solving assessment.
Duolingo is a fun and intuitive app that lets users learn languages like Spanish, French, Portuguese, Turkish, and many more. The app allows users to improve their grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary while playing games. With multiple choice challenges, streak counts, and hearts, learning becomes more fun and users can also track their progress. And, the best part? The app is free.