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The New York Times Relaunches On Android With Support For More Tablet Sizes, New Text-To-Speech Feature

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http://techcrunch.com – The New York Times this afternoon relaunched its Android application with an improved, more responsive design. It also added support for text-to-speech functionality, allowing readers to listen to the Times’ articles and blogs using Google’s built-in voice engine or another of their choice. Originally, the Times had experimented with a limited tablet application geared toward 7-inch devices, which, according to Alex Hardiman, the Director of Mobile Products at the Times, helped the news outfit gain “helpful learnings,” toward this latest update. “Today, after the (IT news)