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Google lets you watch and/or listen to the latest news

3 days ago   |   By Android Community

With the announcement of new devices for the Google family with the Smart Displays, we're getting even more ways of consuming content and also accessing them in a more convenient way. Google News was also launched, or rather, re-launched, a few months back, and with this latest development, these two are a great fit. Now...
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BBC experiments with speed-reading news on smart watches

BBC experiments with speed-reading news on smart watches

3 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

The BBC is experimenting with a new way to keep up with the news using speed-reading technology from Spritz. Spritz was founded in 2011, and is available in various forms as browser plugins and mobile apps, but this is the first time it's partnered with a major news publisher, Spritz estimates that moving your eyes left to right takes up 80% of your time when you read. Its software takes news stories and presents them one word at a time in rapid succession so your eyes stay in one fixed position. One letter in each word is highlighted red to draw your attention. According to Spritz, this...
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