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Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 technology  research  practice

A Technology Tip

  • Technology

Sometimes you just want to sit back and listen. It is very easy to have your iPad or iPhone read text to you (iOS 5 and iOS6). Go to Settings > General > Accessibility and turn “Speak Selection” to on. SpeakSelction After doing this, simply highlight or select the text you want read to you, and then hit the Speak button.
See how it works for you, and remember to try tweaking the configuration to suit your preferences (you can make it read faster).
There are various screen-reader apps, some of which have more features, but Speak Selection can do the job for you.

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