Remember Microsoft’s Sam? He was the text-to-speech converter that came bundled into Windows XP. And now he’s decided to have a go at the The Piña Colada Song. You should listen to this, it’s great.
Software bugs normally annoy you by preventing something from working, but occasionally they’ll do something totally bizarre. A weird issue with Google’s text-to-speech functionality tells you that giraffes are now praising the iPad. Literally.
Near my iPad’s iBooks bookshelf sits a new vBookz bookshelf. It looks awfully similar, but it’s much better stocked: It has every public domain novel and text-to-speech tech to read them aloud. But a true audiobook text-to-speech is not.