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New Version of Talkback Readies for Android 5.1, Includes Host of Changes


The Android Talkback team has released version 4.1 of Google's built-in screen reader. It includes improvements which especially will benefit the upcoming release of Android 5.1, but also additional changes and bug fixes including Improved latency and enhancements to web support. We've included the changelog below and you can get it now from Google Play.

  • Improved handling of web and scrollable content
  • Reduced latency
  • Fix TTS crashing when speak long text
  • Announce battery status when connected to charger
  • Add support for hints
  • Navigating between different windows
Source: Google Groups
Category: News

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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.


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