• Archived Pocket articles now will not be synced with Fastr.
• After an article is deleted in Fastr it will move to archive in Pocket.
• Default reading speed set to 300wpm.
• Default number of words per screen set to "Couple of words" setting.
• Misc UI improvements and bug fixes.
Fastr is an ebook reader for iPhone, iPad and web with tools to improve your reading performance. Fastr Pro is the most downloaded RSVP speed reading app in Spain, France, Italy, UK and 12 other countries and reached TOP10 apps in Education category in 57 countries in July, 2013.
PRAISE FOR FASTR
- "Certainly trying it out in beta it was possible to read surprisingly quickly, if not in an altogether very relaxing way.", - Wall Street Journal
- "If you have to read some boring report or a textbook, it would be great to have a tool to instantly get the text into your head...", - Forbes
- "Fastr helps to improve reading skills and get through the text more quickly.", - TechCrunch
- "The latest update of the app brings a number of significant improvements… adds text highlighting, smart chunking and new page flipping animation", - AppAdvice.com
- "If you want to learn how to read faster, you should try Fastr.", - ebookfriendly.com
- "I've read more using this app today, than I read during the rest of the month. It does what it promises.", - App Store Reviewer
- Effective speed reading for ebooks
- Supports reading progress saving and all features of a reader
- 3 reading modes including RSVP speed reading with adjustable number of words to display on the screen.
- Text highlighting and sharing
Learning how to read faster - sounds like a hard work, isn't it? What if you could train your reading skills while reading your favorite book or print article - wouldn't that be nice? This is what we have achieved with Fastr RSVP reader application. No matter, what's your reading skills are, we created a solution that works. You can now be training while reading your favorite books that are interesting and appealing to you.
Switching from normal reading to the reading training mode is smooth and predictable. When you switch back, you can always see your position in the text. The reading progress stats make it possible to cover even large books with a comfort of a top class reading app.
Fastr lets you add books from Dropbox, Safari, add files on www.fastr.io website and add some books just from the app. Adding your own reading materials has never been easier.
Update: the same RSVP speed reading method is used in Spritz app.
- December 19, 2012 Initial release
- January 06, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
- January 14, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $5.99
- January 28, 2013 Price decrease: $5.99 -> FREE!
- January 31, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $5.99
- February 12, 2013 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $1.99
- February 14, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $5.99
- February 28, 2013 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $2.99
- March 16, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $5.99
- April 20, 2013 New version 2.2
- May 09, 2013 New version 2.2.2
- May 09, 2013 Price decrease: $5.99 -> FREE!
- May 11, 2013 New version 2.2.3
- May 11, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99
- May 26, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
- June 13, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
- July 17, 2013 New version 2.3
- July 17, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> FREE!
- July 31, 2013 New version 2.4
- August 04, 2013 New version 2.5
- October 22, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
- October 24, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
- October 25, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
- February 28, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
- March 07, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
- March 12, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
- March 21, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
- March 22, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99