Text-to-speech

03.04.14
Speaky for iOS reads any text you feed it
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03.04.14

Speaky for iOS reads any text you feed it

Speaky (free for a limited time) is an interesting iOS app with a simple goal: paste in some text or...

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07.01.13
Wibbitz is a fresh way to look at the news on your iPhone
07.01.13

Wibbitz is a fresh way to look at the news on your iPhone

Wibbitz is a clever, free iOS app that grabs the latest news, reads it to you and the quickly disp...

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12.06.12
Amazon bringing Voice Guide and Explore by Touch features to Kindle Fires for vision-impaired users (update)
12.06.12

Amazon bringing Voice Guide and Explore by Touch features to Kindle Fires for vision-impaired users (update)

Amazon's been attuned to the needs of its vision-impaired customers for years, first rolling out t...

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11.28.12
Evernote adds text-to-speech to Clearly Chrome extension, for Premium members only
11.28.12

Evernote adds text-to-speech to Clearly Chrome extension, for Premium members only

If you ever wanted to catch up on your online reading while on the treadmill or puttering about th...

By N. Lee,   11.28.12
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11.07.12
Prizmo is a powerful OS X scanning app
11.07.12

Prizmo is a powerful OS X scanning app

Prizmo 2 is a scanning application with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and several unique fe...

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09.02.12
OLPC delivers big OS update with text-to-speech, DisplayLink and WebKit
09.02.12

OLPC delivers big OS update with text-to-speech, DisplayLink and WebKit

While most of its energy is focused on the XO-4 Touch, the One Laptop Per Child project is swingin...

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08.28.12
Samsung announces Drive Link, a car-friendly app with MirrorLink integration
08.28.12

Samsung announces Drive Link, a car-friendly app with MirrorLink integration

Until self-driving cars become mainstream, it's best to keep eyes on roads and hands off phones. W...

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08.23.12
Apple seeks patent for hearing aids that deliver speech at an even keel
08.23.12

Apple seeks patent for hearing aids that deliver speech at an even keel

Although they're called hearing aids, they can sometimes be as much of a hindrance as a help. Catc...

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08.16.12
Arduino-based SocialChatter reads your Twitter feeds so you don't have to (video)
08.16.12

Arduino-based SocialChatter reads your Twitter feeds so you don't have to (video)

If you prefer reading your RSS feeds without the backlight, there's hardware for that, and if you'...

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