The internet gives us all access to pretty much the entire sum of human knowledge, and lets us stay on top of things happening in the world like ever before.

But there's only so much time in the day, and the amount of news that's being pumped out is seemingly without end.

So, in a bid to make that easier for people, the BBC has been playing around with the concept of speedreading news on smartwatches.

Because of how much we end up reading throughout the day, mainly on smartphones and other digital devices, the BBC teamed up with Spritz to see how much of an impact speedreading could have on peoples' lives.

The idea behind it is based on the fact that moving your eyes to read standard text can take up as much as 80 per cent of your reading time.

So by using a speedreading method, which displays a single word at a time and has readers focusing on a single point, they can get through the information much faster than normal.

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