Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Google Play Books Updated with Read Aloud and Zoom Capability

The Google Play Books app for Android conventional its major update since September, adding a new clear “Read Aloud” feature, dissimilar zooming options, and new note restriction features. 

The Read Aloud characteristic reads your books out loud to you. The voice is mainly robotic, but it’s a free feature that comes with a free app. 

While the Read Aloud characteristic may not have the best voice character and isn’t as refined as something like Amazon’s incorporation with Audible audiobooks, the feature works in a squeeze and will allow you to have your eyes on amazing else while your phone or tablet reads aloud a book to you whereas you listen.

The Books app also features new zooming ability, allowing you to moreover pinch-to-zoom or double-tap to zoom, both of which are frequent features in mobile web browsers and other apps previously. 

Just like the Read Aloud characteristic, zooming in and out works will all books, so there’s no require to do any arrangement or chase down exact books. 

The update also includes suggestion for other titles you might like when you’ve arrive at the end of a book, and all text restriction features are obtainable for notes. Plus, as with any update, the new Books app comes with frequent bug fixes and presentation improvement to improve the user familiarity overall.

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