Tag Archives: text-to-speech
Fire vs Kindle Audio Adapter

$49 Fire Tablet Much Better for Text-to-Speech Than Kindle Audio Adapter

So the Kindle Audio Adapter that I ordered finally arrived yesterday. I’ve been testing it out on my new Kindle Oasis, which secretly already had the needed audio files preinstalled. Unfortunately it’s a bit disappointing how Amazon chose to implement the new audio features on Kindles. The whole thing is setup as an accessibility feature […]

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Fire TV

Fire TV Gets Text-to-Speech Support for Kindle Books

Today Amazon announced plans to add new Alexa voice features to the Fire TV, including the ability to launch apps, control video playback, search local businesses and restaurants, and more. At the bottom of the new features list is an interesting Kindle-related addition, especially considering the fact that Amazon just released a new Kindle Audio […]

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Kindle Audio Adapter

Kindle Audio Adapter Now Available to Purchase Separately

Yesterday Amazon introduced a new Kindle Paperwhite bundle with a Kindle Audio Adapter accessory that can be used to listen to text-to-speech and read screen content aloud for the visually impaired. Amazon has already started selling the Kindle Audio Adapter separately for $19.99. It’s in stock and shipping now. Currently the description says that it […]

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Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo Can Now Read Kindle eBooks Using Text to Speech

Amazon recently added some new reader-friendly features to their Amazon Echo device. You can now have Alexa read aloud Kindle ebooks using text-to-speech. They also improved Audible audiobook playback control by adding voice commands for skipping chapters. The new text-to-speech feature works with your purchased Kindle ebooks and ebooks borrowed from the Kindle Owners’ Lending […]

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Text-to-Speech

List of Android Apps with Text-to-Speech Support

A few days ago I posted about the various Kindle devices and apps that support text-to-speech. That got me thinking it would be a good idea to put together a list of Android ereading apps that also support text-to-speech (TTS for short). Having ebooks read aloud is a handy feature to have sometimes, especially now […]

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