[LMB] AKISOT:L Cookbooks or Recipes with Narration

Ruchira Mathur wetair at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 23:05:59 BST 2015


I didn't know that. I had an old kindle that could read out loud.

If the MIL has android, Google's text-to-speech keyboard should work on
pretty much any screen.
On Apr 22, 2015 6:03 PM, "Margaret Devere" <margaret at devere.net> wrote:

> You have to get a Kindle with the text-to-speech feature. This came with
> Kindle 2, and was dropped with the Paperwhite. There are several in the
> middle that have it.
>
> I've used it on several books, and it's okay -- actually better than it
> might be :) I have no idea how it would be with a recipe.
>
> I also have the Kindle for PC app, and it does not have any audio at all.
>
> Margaret
>
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> The kindle - the app and the real thing - can read out loud, I'm pretty
> sure. I'm fairly certain there are ereader apps that can do so well.
>
> Does your MIL have an iPhone or an Android?
> On Apr 22, 2015 5:21 PM, "JA Tallman" <lettuce.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > My MIL has macular degeneration, and can't see. However, she can do a
> > lot by feel. She still likes to cook, but has to have somebody read
> > the recipes. Does anybody know of a cookbook, app, whatever that might
> > talk to her?. Audible didn't  look to have anything. Or I ran out of
> > ommph before I saw it...
> >
> > Jill, thanks for anything you can find
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