ThingTone Software Upgrades SpeakAlong

Rancho Cordova, CA -- February 23, 2007 -- ThingTone Software today announced the availability of an upgrade to its popular talking book reader, SpeakAlong for OS X.

The new version, 1.0.2, offers the following enhancements:
--Ability to continue reading while application is minimized or hidden.
--Less interaction with the Finder for smoother switching between applications.
--Fixed problem where book would reopen when application was restored from the dock.
--Better transition from section headings into the text (no more repeated headings).
--Automatic update checking enables users to download upgrades as they become available.

For home and educational use, SpeakAlong is a talking storyteller able to read digital books aloud. In its first offering, ThingTone Software delivered a breakthrough in affordable speech technology. Now offering three editions including the "King James Bible Edition."

ThingTone Software is the maker of the popular GrabBack portable backup application for Mac OS X. More information about ThingTone Software products is available at

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