Hardbound - illustrated nonfiction book summaries
By Hardbound, Inc
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“Hell-bent on making you smarter … [one of] the 10 best apps of 2016.”
—Fast Company (Dec 2016)
We think it should be easier to be smarter. So we decided to start creating fun, illustrated stories based on bestselling non-fiction books. You can finish one in just 5 minutes, and they’re all lovingly crafted by our team of writers and designers based in New York. Over a quarter of a million people have read stories in our unique “tap story” format, but we’re just getting started.
We hope you love it :)
Reading new stories on Hardbound are always free, but you can become a Patron, and you'll get access to our entire back catalogue of stories.
Hardbound Patron subscriptions are optional, and Patron features are available via an auto-renewing subscription:
- $3.99 per month (Small)
- $7.99 per month (Medium)
- $19.99 per month (Large)
Full subscription details:
Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase.No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.
Terms of Service: www.hardbound.co/terms
What's New in Version 3.1.0
Everything below plus these fixes:
- The buttons on "How Hardbound Became a Thing" work when tapped. Duh!
- iPhone 5 users won't be seeing so much truncated text.
- Fixed some nasty app crashes.
What's new in version 3.0.0:
Welcome to the all-new Hardbound!
Once upon a time, Hardbound used to only contain stories that were written by a couple people that helped build the app. People really loved those stories (they were even good enough to get us featured by Apple, with a really nice Editor’s note!) — but what they really loved was the visual, tappable format. We realized it might be even better if we were able to somehow adapt the most fascinating and worthwhile non-fiction books of all time into our format. So we started creating new stories about these books, and people liked it even better!
The end :)
This is by far the best app on my phone but I think all the efforts have been put on story development and user experience is a little neglected.
This is an AMAZING app. It's really educational and explains normally complex ideas in a simple story. A simple story with colorful visuals, so it's pretty easy to remember. You're also exposed to some really interesting ideas that get you to think. And you can read plenty of great stories for free. :)
- Category: Books
- Updated: Apr 19, 2017
- Version: 3.1.0
- Size: 13.0 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Hardbound, Inc
- © 2017 Hardbound Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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