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Who is Siri? Atlanta woman says she’s the voice behind Apple’s personal assistant

An Atlanta voice-over actress, Susan Bennett, says it's her – or at least was. "I'm the voice actor who provided the voice of Siri," Bennett told CNN in an interview. Bennett told the news network she worked four hours a day for the entire month of July 2005 recording segments in her home recording booth. She said she was paid by the hour but wouldn't say for how much. Apple has since gone with another female voice for iOS 7. However well-known their voices become, voice-over actors usually work in obscurity. For years virtually no one knew (and relatively few do now) that Elwood Edwards was the voice behind America [...]
avatarby Tab TimesOctober 4, 20130 comments

Incredimail iPad app tries to make email more personal, less boring

The developer says that the free app, which is now on version 1.2.0, has been significantly improved when it comes to email loading and syncing, and adds that it can now archive Gmail messages. Users can also directly move messages to folders from the full-screen message view, select from the growing collection of background images to personalize their outbound emails and even see Facebook photo captions. Incredimail launched in March and was well-received by a number of reviewers, including TabTimes.  The app supports Gmail, Yahoo, iCloud, AOL and other email accounts (IMAP email accounts are supported, POP3 accounts are not), and boasts a number of excellent [...]
avatarby Tab TimesMay 13, 20130 comments

TabTimes now featured on Flud’s social news network for iPad and iPhone

Flud is a free app that allows you to curate your own news along the topics most interesting to you, and also allows you to share the content you find with your friends and followers. To find and follow us on Flud, download the app, then “Browse by category”. You can find TabTimes in the Technology section. Just click “Add” and the latest tablet-related news, features, and more will appear in your content stream. The partnership is one of several content partnerships we’ve announced in the last several weeks, including Google Currents, AOL Editions, and Tech Tube News. These days, we all use a variety of news outlets and resources. [...]
avatarby Tab TimesFebruary 22, 20120 comments

AOL taps HTML5 for new iPad version

The new site offers an “app-like experience” but doesn’t require any downloading thanks to the use of HTML5 and features an updated layout designed to make it easy to interact with content from across the AOL network using a standard finger swipe action to flip page to page or screen to screen on the iPad.  Additional features lets users listen to music, watch videos and preview messages from AOL Mail all within The new “card-like design” offers a way to browse through more of AOL's most popular content including Top News, Local and Entertainment headlines without having to leave the page. "AOL [...]
avatarby Tab TimesFebruary 16, 20120 comments
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