Amazon Echo now lets Alexa read Kindle books to you

Amazon Echo now lets Alexa read Kindle books to you

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In addition to serving as your connection to Amazon’s vast inventory of products, Amazon Echo can now also read your Kindle books to you

And unlike Amazon’s service Audible, which provides audiobooks for a monthly fee, the book reading service from Amazon Echo is free of charge

Called Kindle Books by Alexa, the service allows the robotic voice of Alexa to read any book in your Kindle ebook library. According to an Amazon update note, the service uses the “same text-to-speech technology used for Wikipedia articles.”

That means you won’t get the same kind of color and drama you’d expect from a book on Audible, but as a free service, it’s likely to be pretty popular with some non-Audible users Read more…

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Amazon Echo now lets Alexa read Kindle books to you