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Read-it-later app Pocket turns saved web pages into a personal podcast

4 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Mozilla has released a major update for Pocket that reads saved articles aloud so you can catch up hands-free. The new feature, Listen, effectively turns pages stored in Pocket into a custom podcast. Listen is powered by Amazon Polly - a text-to-speech service that uses machine learning to convert type into lifelike spoken words. It's available now for iOS , Android , and as a beta for web. “At Mozilla, what we love about the web is the ability to freely discover new topics and ideas, outside of the influence of platforms over which you have no control,” said Mark Mayo, chief product...
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