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The Most Literate Generation: Wattpad & The Power of Social Reading

The next time you hear someone say “no one reads anymore,” show them Wattpad. With more than 20 million users, Wattpad is the world’s largest community for readers and writers, and to the consternation of traditional publishing - entirely free.

To those naysayers who claim reading is the pastime of a bygone era, the numbers don’t lie - in 2013 alone, users spent 41 billion minutes on Wattpad with a new chapter uploaded every second. The platform lets users contribute cover art for their favorite stories, and become collaborators alongside their favorite authors.

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New startup offers a little peace and quiet in the heart of NYC, for 25 dollars an hour

Ever need to take a break in a busy city like New York, yet stopping at home isn’t an option? There’s an app for that. It’s called Breather and has been dubbed the Zipcar of personal spaces.

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Too Tired to Swipe? Try Aviate Smartphone App

If swiping your smartphone to get to your favorite apps is too tiring, another app may be the answer. Aviate surfaces apps based on time of day. Is it worth the download?

Create Collaborative Videos With Jumpcam

JumpCam is a free mobile app that makes it easy to create collaborative videos with friends and family. Collen Taylor takes a look at the Jumpcam app which lets groups of users share their video clips from the same events or topics.

Kevo Lets You Unlock Your Front Door With An iPhone

The new Kevo lock from Unikey lets you open deadbolts via an iPhone App. No more fumbling with or looking for your keys. All you need to unlock your Kevo lock is your smartphone. You don’t even need to take your smartphone out of your pocket or purse; it’s as simple as walking up, touching your lock, and walking in. The ultimate level of convenience.