Umano: Listen to News Articles

Umano: Listen to News Articles

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  • Downloads:
    500,000 - 1,000,000
  • Last update
    Nov 24, 2014

Umano: Listen to News Articles Reviews

  • V


    Reviewed in Form+Function

    Having sat through countless boring lectures in school, my attention span for listening isn't very high. If yours is, you should try Umano, a news reader which literally reads the news to you. None of that text-to-speech stuff too—real people!

  • Khaled Trad

    Khaled Trad

    Reviewed in Awesome Android apps - daily updates

    The app will read the news and articles of interest to you by amazing voice actors. So instead of reading it... you just have to hear it.

  • Sean Bishop

    Sean Bishop

    Reviewed in Apps I Can't Live Without

    This is a great way to know whats going on in the world without having to actually read the articles. Each article is read to you by a professional announcer and you can customize it to find the articles you are interested in daily.

  • Eti Suruzon

    Eti Suruzon

    Reviewed in Etis favorite apps

    Listen to interesting articles on your favorite topics on the go, read by real people

  • floo28


    Reviewed in Brandnew Apps

    For those people who are to lazy for reading ;)

  • cc


    Reviewed in Apps (testing)

    Inspirational news-read apps. 讀報app,目的是讓用家可以邊行邊聽article。 #cc用法:一邊聽錄音,一邊看script(此app可讓用家看原篇article)來學英文,加強speaking同listening。 ﹣發現有時無法載入錄音,不肯定是bug定網路不順。


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Listen to our ever growing catalog of articles from the world’s best news publishers and bloggers narrated by professional voice-actors. Whether commuting, working out at the gym, or cooking at home, let Umano accompany you and enrich your day. Time Magazine: "One of 10 Best Apps of 2013"

Key features:

★ Your daily headline news and thousands of articles narrated by REAL people
★ Enjoy a wide selection of articles from various news publishers and topics from Technology to Lifestyle
★ Simple and intuitive design. Ideal for using while on-the-go.
★ Build your own playlist or let Umano create one for you based on your interest or time available.
★ Download capabilities for offline listening.
★ Request any article of your choice for narration.
★ See what your friends are listening to and share articles with friends via Email, Twitter or Facebook. Friends can listen, even if they don't have Umano!
★ Chromecast support allowing you to listen to interesting articles on your Chromecast enabled TV's.
★ Slick car mode designed for a perfect in-car listening experience
★ Read-along mode, ideal for language learning
★ And many more...

This app is perfect for you if you like podcasts, want to catch-up on news on-the-go, listen to audio books or want to practice your English.

Download today and join the Umano community!