egzthunder1 · Jul 9, 2010 at 03:00 pm

Can’t Read your RSS? Listen to them with FeedSpeak

If you are a news junky or simply are subscribed to more RSS feeds than the day allows you to read, then you will certainly like this application made by XDA member mcclanahoochie. It is a rather revolutionary concept in the sense that the app reads the news feeds to you. Why or when would you need that? Let’s say that you cannot use your hands or need to focus on a certain task (ie driving), this app would get over that hurdle and allow you to be up to date with your feeds.

There are two versions available, one of which is free, FeedSpeak Lite. The apps can be located in the market, and mcclanahoochie has placed a QR code in the thread as well.

FeedSpeak Pro is a talking RSS feed reader app that reads aloud feed headlines and their summaries. It offers a convenient alternative way to stay updated with your favorite websites and blogs while on the go. Use your Google Reader account to login and pull down subscribed RSS feeds. Free your eyes and hands while listening to your news!
Features

  • Text-to-Speech of your Google Reader RSS feeds.
  • Select to speak article summaries or just titles.
  • Supports sorting, tagging, skipping, and linking to feeds and articles.
  • Bonus: Fun custom text entry! Enter in any text and listen to it.

You can find more information in the application thread.


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egzthunder1 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I have been an active member of xda-developers since 2005 and have gone through various roles in my time here. I am Former Portal Administrator, and currently part of the administrator team while maintaining my writer status for the portal. In real life, I am a Chemical Engineer turned Realtor in the Miami area. View egzthunder1's posts and articles here.
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