Google Play Books updated with 'read aloud' feature and double-tap to zoom

Google Play logoGoogle has released a new version of Google Play Books for Android that brings one very interesting feature to the table: the app will now read books to users on its own. Dubbed "read aloud," the feature works with most text-heavy ebooks, and works without needing any special resources on the part of the ebook itself.

The update also features some welcome navigation improvements — pinch-to-zoom and double-tap-to-zoom now let users bounce within a page with greater ease — and the app will now recommend other titles you might like when you've reached the end of a book. The new version of Google Play Books is available for download now.

Source: The Verge

Tags: Android, Google

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