SoundGecko for text to speech: Still the best, and getting even better

True confession: I’m a student again. But this time, it’s not at Penn. I’m back in the saddle writing papers and cranking out projects, and I’ve been thinking how nice it would be if my computer could read my MS Word drafts to me while I chop away at carrots, making dinner. If NPR can […]

Let your Android read those PDFs to you. Seriously.

I’ve been skeptical about text-to-voice apps over the last few years, but SoundGecko really turned my head this summer. Its only shortcoming is its inability to read PDFs, so I’ve been fishing for a solid PDF-to-speech reader for Android over the past couple of weeks. After many totally awful experiences, I finally found one I like: ezPDF Reader […]

No time to read? Listen later with SoundGecko

Too much to read, not enough time? Ever wish someone (or something) could just read articles, abstracts and books to you? I do. That’s why I was very excited to hear about SoundGecko. And I was right to be excited. Simply install the browser plugin, go to any article on the web and click the […]