iPad Will Read Books Out Loud

05/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Brian X. Chen Wired

When it began taking pre-orders for the iPad this morning, Apple also published some new details about how the tablet device will function as an e-book reader.

It turns out the iPad will read books out loud to you with audio dictation, a controversial feature that caused some trouble for Amazon's Kindle last year. Also, Apple indicated that you'll be able to use the iPad to read EPUB titles from sources outside of the iBooks store.

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