Amazing Computer Facts

Amazing Computer Facts


With "Amazing Computer Facts" learn every day new fascinating, strange and funny facts and trivia about video games, internet, geek stuff, etc.

Features:
* Hundreds of amazing facts
* Receive daily facts in the notification bar
* Very fast and simple to use
* Works offline, even in "airplane mode". Access all facts anytime, anywhere, no internet connection needed.
* Search any term and find all facts about it
* Bookmark your favorite facts for quick future reference
* Read random facts
* Share your favorite facts by Email, Twitter, etc.
* Listen to the facts using Android's built-in Text-to-speech synthesizer
* Works in both portrait and landscape mode for easier reading

FAQ:

Q: How can I share a fact from the list?
A: Just press for 2 or 3 seconds over the fact, a menu with the available sharing options will appear

Q: How can I change the speech speed?
A: The speed of the speech is controlled by the TTS engine installed with Android. It can be set up by going to:
Settings --> Voice input & output settings --> Text to speech settings --> speech rate

Q: I don't like the voice. How can I improve it?
A: The default text-to-speech engine installed with Android is Pico TTS, it’s pretty simple and sometimes may sound a bit electronic. You can always install alternatives like eSpeak, SVox or IVONA from Android Market.

Q: How can I change the speech accent?
A: Just go to Menu --> Settings and select the language. Currently, 2 accents are available:
* English (US)
* English (GB)

About the permissions:

We know you may be worried about the permissions required by the application so here is the explanation of why they are needed:

To load the ads used to support the development of the application, these permissions are required:
- Full Internet access
- View network state

About the speech synthesizer:
The text-to-speech (TTS) technology may not be available in some devices. To check if your phone is able of speech synthesis: Menu -> Settings -> Voice input & output -> Text-to-speech settings.
If not installed, your device may ask you to install the TTS engine. An internet connection may be required. We recommend installing it before traveling as roaming data tariffs may be very expensive.

Recent changes:
- Bug fixes
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4.2
User ratings
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Installs
10,000+
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File size
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About Amazing Computer Facts
With "Amazing Computer Facts" learn every day new fascinating, strange and funny facts and trivia about video games, internet, geek stuff, etc.

Features:
* Hundreds of amazing facts
* Receive daily facts in the notification bar
* Very fast and simple to use
* Works offline, even in "airplane mode". Access all facts anytime, anywhere, no internet connection needed.
* Search any term and find all facts about it
* Bookmark your favorite facts for quick future reference
* Read random facts
* Share your favorite facts by Email, Twitter, etc.
* Listen to the facts using Android's built-in Text-to-speech synthesizer
* Works in both portrait and landscape mode for easier reading

FAQ:

Q: How can I share a fact from the list?
A: Just press for 2 or 3 seconds over the fact, a menu with the available sharing options will appear

Q: How can I change the speech speed?
A: The speed of the speech is controlled by the TTS engine installed with Android. It can be set up by going to:
Settings --> Voice input & output settings --> Text to speech settings --> speech rate

Q: I don't like the voice. How can I improve it?
A: The default text-to-speech engine installed with Android is Pico TTS, it’s pretty simple and sometimes may sound a bit electronic. You can always install alternatives like eSpeak, SVox or IVONA from Android Market.

Q: How can I change the speech accent?
A: Just go to Menu --> Settings and select the language. Currently, 2 accents are available:
* English (US)
* English (GB)

About the permissions:

We know you may be worried about the permissions required by the application so here is the explanation of why they are needed:

To load the ads used to support the development of the application, these permissions are required:
- Full Internet access
- View network state

About the speech synthesizer:
The text-to-speech (TTS) technology may not be available in some devices. To check if your phone is able of speech synthesis: Menu -> Settings -> Voice input & output -> Text-to-speech settings.
If not installed, your device may ask you to install the TTS engine. An internet connection may be required. We recommend installing it before traveling as roaming data tariffs may be very expensive.

Recent changes:
- Bug fixes

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Feb 25, 2015
Sujit mahadik Great app. I'm in the computer field n love to know facts . Helps to think wid a different angle!
A Google User
Feb 17, 2015
Good app!! It's the best app for the geeks!!!
A Google User
Feb 7, 2015
some vey important computer info left out examples are the Tandy line of computers and the smaller ones like Trs-80. other than that good fun app
A Google User
Nov 26, 2014
Better than I thought it would be As a 43 year old who has messed with computers since I was in grade school, I remember a lot of this stuff. It's fun to go over it all again. Thanks.
A Google User
Nov 5, 2014
Better than I thought it would be As a 43 year old who has messed with computers since I was in grade school, I remember a lot of this stuff. It's fun to remember these things. Thanks.