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Google TTS 3.9 Adds System-Wide Text Selection Integration And New Languages [APK Download]

Google TTS 3.9 Adds System-Wide Text Selection Integration And New Languages [APK Download]

Google's Text-to-Speech engine has seen many updates over the past months with new voices, more natural enunciation, and more. What it's getting in this latest version is more of a functional improvement. Oh and there are a few new languages thrown in too.

Version 3.9.6 of Google TTS isn't yet available on the Play Store. It was bundled in with Android N Developer Preview 3, but the extracted APK works well on Marshmallow too.

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Wikipedia Beta Adds System-Wide Search From Floating Text Selection Popups In Marshmallow

Wikipedia Beta Adds System-Wide Search From Floating Text Selection Popups In Marshmallow

Android 6.0 Marshmallow's text selection behavior changed, pushing the toolbar from the top of the screen to a floating one that pops up right above your finger. It also made this popup expandable and accessible to developers, some of which have since updated their apps to take advantage of this new option. First, Google Translate added a system-wide Translate button, making it possible for users to convert any word or sentence they come across into another language. Then Medium built a highlight and respond option inside the toolbar that only got triggered while using its app. Now Wikipedia's beta app has received an update to start searches from anywhere on your device.

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