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As tech automates, Blinkist keeps its book summary service very human

The Best Guide To Selling Your Old Phones With High Profit

 When I first heard of Blinkist, a service that breaks down recent nonfiction books to easily digestible snippets, I was afraid it would turn out to be some machine-learning-driven auto-summary thing. But in talking to co-founder Niklas Jansen, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the company is still very much people-powered — and in fact, that may be the root of its continuing success. Read More
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Zagg’s Rugged Book iPad Keyboard Case Lives Up to Its Name

I do a lot of typing in my job and I prefer to travel with my iPad instead of my MacBook, so I’m always looking for a good keyboard case for my iPad. Enter the solidly built Rugged Book ($ 129.99) from ZAGG. I’m confident it could survive a drop; and in fact, it feels like I could use it as a weapon! If the bulk is too much at times, you can remove the tablet portion from the keyboard for a lighter, more compact case. You can also flip the tablet part around for use as a video player or kiosk.

Related: Must-Have Accessories for the New 10.5-inch iPad Pro: Keyboards, Cases & More

Since Apple makes so many changes to the iPad product line, I appreciate that it works with numerous iPad models, including the iPad Air, iPad Air 2, and 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

I must admit, I was going to complain that it didn’t have a backlit keyboard, but it turns out that it does, it’s just not clearly labeled. Indeed, you have to hold down the Function key and select the brightness subfunction and/or the backlighting color subfunction key, which both work double duty with the down and right arrow keys, respectively. You can actually select from seven colors.

The keyboard sports a whopping two-year battery life, so that will be appreciated on long trips. It’s sold in basic black only, and it’s not cheap, but it’s got a lot going to justify the price.

 

Pros

  • Multi-purpose (keyboard, video, and tablet modes)
  • Solid construction
  • Backlit keyboard with 7 colors
  • 2-year battery life
  • Accommodate a variety of 9.7-inch iPads

Cons

  • Only one color
  • Pricey
  • Backlighting keys could be separate or more clearly identified

Final Verdict

If you are looking for an iPad keyboard case, look no further. The Rugged Book from ZAGG should meet your needs. 

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Now you can book Ola cab directly from Hike messenger

Hike and Ola have teamed up to offer a seamless experience to users where they can now book Ola cab directly from Hike app. Users can now book Ola cabs and autos across 110 cities in India from within Hike app and can pay directly through the Hike Wallet or in cash. Users will have … Continue reading “Now you can book Ola cab directly from Hike messenger”
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New book vividly reveals Snapchat’s sexty dorm-room origin

 “He wouldn’t have to worry about sending a hookup a picture of his junk! And girls would be way more likely to send him racy photos if they disappeared.” That’s just a taste of juicy details found in “How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars: The Snapchat Story,” a new book coming out tomorrow from former TechCrunch reporter Billy Gallagher. Read More
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