Nearly a year after its launch, the text-to-speech app Speaky has been updated to version 2.0 with some notable new features and improvements.
For the most part, Speaky 2.0 introduces enhancements that leverage the new capabilities made possible by iOS 8.
Theres the app’s new share extension for adding entries directly from other apps. Theres the new Today widget that presents a quick reading list overview on the Notification Center. And theres support for Handoff, allowing you to start reading on one device and pick up right where you left off on another.
Speaky 2.0 also includes a new split view that takes advantage of the large canvas of iPad and iPad mini, and native resolution support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
The update also includes the following improvements and fixes:
New App Icon
New Voice supported: Hebrew (Israel)
New Report system to request text extraction rules
New Dark Mode for better comfort in low-light scenarios
New Quick Action options to Manage and Move entries
New Entry view with better Text editing and Keyboard handling
New Tutorials to help you master all the new features
Fixed a bug where entries would not be correctly sorted
Fixed a bug where “Read All” entries would not be automatically deleted
Fixed a bug where Play/Pause events would not work with Bluetooth headsets or EarPods