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FaceApp - despite the controversy there's a reason it is popular!

FaceApp is high in the ranks of then Google Play store at the moment, and despite the controversies of white-washing, there's a reason. In short, it's really fun, simple to use and an all round well-designed app that has some great filters and effects.
The purpose of the app is simple - simply load it up, take a photo, play with a few dials and then before you know it there's your desired outcome - whether it be a new gender, a younger self, an older self - etc. You name it - FaceApp can do it.
Check it out today, it's one of those apps well worth downloading and spending a few minutes with!

Feed Speeder

Today's app of the day is Feed Speeder.

The concept of speed reading has been getting a lot of attention lately, with the yet to be released app 'Spritz" garnering a lot of attention for the promise it will allow users to read in 90 minutes by flashing words on the screen in quick succession, rather than placing them statically and making the eyes to the work of movement. Promises are good, but with the app yet to be released, the smart phone communality has been left waiting.... until now.

Welcome Feed Speeder, a speed reading app that takes the speed reading concept and applies it flawlessly to the most popular RSS feeds on the net, as well as any custom feeds you want to import. Now this all sounds quite complex and mystical, but if you check out the video above it all makes perfect sense. Once installed you can kiss goodbye slow reading speeds, and with a bit of training you will be capable of reading up to 1000 words a minute (or even more!)

The app itself is great, with a clean UI based on the latest google standards, making interaction and set up an absolute pleasure. The developer has conveniently included a list of popular RSS feeds so that even if you are new to the world of feeds, there will be content available for you to read within seconds. Everything is also highly customisable, meaning the size of the words to be read can be easily changes to suit your preference (with my preference being for it to be larger).

All in all, this is an excellent Android app. Now that it is installed on my device I do not see it being removed any time soon. It is quick, effective and cheap (only 99 cents) and sure to get all users flying through reading materials faster than ever before. Check it out now!

In the words of the developer:

Speed read your daily news faster than you ever thought possible. Pick your reading speed and watch the words flash on the screen. Seemingly upload your news feeds directly into your brain... "Matrix-style".
This method of reading will help you silence your "inner voice". Once you can read without saying each word in your head your reading speed will double, triple or more! Developing this ability will help you speed read normal articles, but once you use Feed Speeder, you'll never go back to reading the old fashioned way.
The average adult reads at around 300 words per minute. With Feed Speeder you will find that you can easily increase your speed and challenge yourself to read 600, 1200 even 2000 words per minute! Speed reading has never been easier.
Increase the number of words displayed by the speed reader to improve your speed reading even further, and adjust the font size to make reading comfortable.
Add your own feeds from news sites, blogs or other websites to get all the content you care about, literally, in seconds, completely free from the ever-present distractions.

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