Voice Brief - text to speech voice assistant for news email and more by Dong Baik (iPhone)
Released: Mar 9, 2011
Version: 1.81
Size: 255 MB
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Voice Brief - text to speech voice assistant for news email and more

Dong Baik
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Voice Brief does what's missing in Siri, and it works on all iPhone versions.
Voice Brief reads aloud your customized contents of:
- Calendar
- Weather
- RSS news (Retrieves full websites and read)
- Google Reader (Retrieve full websites and read)
- Email*
- Facebook
- Twitter
- Stock prices
- Gmail notification
- Any custom sentence you type

*:Unlimited number of IMAP Email account: requires in-app purchase.

Quality? - PLEASE SEE previous users rating!
Do not waste your time and money with poor copy cat's products.

★★★★★ TUAW.com says, "Want an assistant to help you keep up with your world and the world at large? Voice Brief might be just the thing."
★★★★★ App Advice says, “The interface for Voice Brief is slick and it’s a great, simple way to get all your information read to you without needing to do anything besides listen.”
★★★★★ 9to5mac says, “...staying on top of things is a breeze with this nifty app.”
★★★★✫ MacWorld.com says, "Voice Brief seems like the winner among voice assistant apps."
★★★★✫ 148apps says, “This is a very well designed app that really goes the extra mile...”
★★★★✫ PCworld says, “Voice Brief seems like a winner...”
★★★★✫ ZDNet says, “Voice Brief is like a sister of Siri...”

You bought iPhone to increase your productivity? But, think about what you are doing! You get up in the morning, check weather, mail, stock price, schedule of the day, stock prices, and maybe some news of your interest and maybe check twitter and facebook... Jumping from app to app wasting your time! Well, we know you do this again when you start your day at work, lunch break and on the way home... Don't you?

How can we stay on top of all those information without spending time? How can we use our incredible iPhone the right way?
How about hiring someone to read them one by one while you are driving, eating, or brushing your teeth?

Voice brief reads them all with clear voice, lets you fully customize the content from your email, weather, calendar, gmail, news feeds, stock price, twitter and facebook...
Touch of one button, or with built in Alarm, Voice Brief collects all these information and pleasantly read them while you are driving, eating, etc... You will feel like you were Tony Stark, or have your own Hal9000 (it doesn't kill you though).

Interface is just like music player you don't have to learn how to use, works with remote, airplay, blue tooth. Quality? See how many stars we got from user review.

Voice Brief Features:
• Customizable contents.
• Built-in Alarm - wake up with your own news.
• World’s best voice synthesis
• Four different high-quality voices
• Works with any remote control, bluetooth audio
• Airplay
• Background listening with multi-tasking
• Internal web browser
• Musical bridge.
• On-the-fly News Share via facebook and twitter.
• Voice synthesis within your phone - (Private, Secure, no data usage)

•••• Watch a short demo video of Voice Brief in action : www.VoiceBriefWeb.com •••


• The size of application is large because,
1. High quality voice synthesis.
2. Your private information stay in your iPhone.
(unlike cloud base text to speech that sends your private text to server to get the audio data )
3. Does not waste your data plan (Audio data generated right within your phone)
• Direct access to iOS email/Text is not permitted by Apple.

- Please contact - support@voiceBriefWeb.com

Note: Voice Brief currently supports only English.

What's new in version 1.81
1. Full website fetching/reading for both RSS/Google Reader items.
2. Full Email reading - now supports unlimited Email accounts with in App upgrade.
3. Better voice synthesis.
4. Bigger control button for easy control
5. News sharing via social network and Email.
6. Many other minor changes.
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Voice Brief - text to speech voice assistant for news email and more is an ok, 3.5-star app.
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