App: ping
Version: 8.95 (545)
arm64-v8a + armeabi + armeabi-v7a + mips + mips64 + x86 + x86_64
Package: com.messageloud
39 downloads
20.37 MB (21,362,635 bytes)
Min: Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21)
Target: Android 9.0 (Pie, API 28)
nodpi
Uploaded February 26, 2020 at 12:53AM UTC by HoldTheDoor
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Major new release: Alexa support!

1. ping is the ONLY app that allows you to hear your messages & email read aloud through your Alexa device.
2. We are also the ONLY app that reads in Hebrew & Arabic.
3. New passenger mode for when you are not alone in the car.

Please email [email protected] so we can quickly assist you. Drive safe!
ping’s patented technology automatically reads your text messages (SMS), Facebook Messenger, Hangouts, email and all other messages out loud!

ping’s is the ONLY app that lets you hear all your messages and email through your Alexa device. After connecting just say ‘Alexa, open ping loud.’

Practice safe driving by having all your text messages, emails and other important messages read aloud with ping!

Email [email protected] for assistance. We reply quickly.

Drive safer: with a totally eyes-free experience.

PRICING
1. Text messages / SMS are always free, forever.
2. The fully functional version, that reads email and all other message types aloud, is a free trial for 14 days from install.
3. Alexa access is a separate optional subscription.

Please email [email protected] if you would like to use the app for free.

DRIVE MODE
• Drive safely by turning on Auto Start!
• This safe driving app will start automatically when you get behind the wheel (Bluetooth detection).
• Easily toggle between ping, your music and navigation.
• Have messages read aloud at a speed that works for you.
• Optional passenger mode allows you to hear who the message is from but will not automatically read it aloud.

TEXT MESSAGES & EMAILS READ ALOUD
Texts/SMS messages automatically read aloud.
• Messages from Hangouts & Facebook are automatically read aloud.
• Automatically read aloud email for all email types: Gmail, MS Exchange, Yahoo, iMAP and Hotmail.
• Reads messages aloud from Twitter, Telegram, Instagram, LinkedIn, SnapChat, WeChat, Viber, Tango, Google Hangouts, Slack and all others.
• Reads aloud your inbox emails.
ping will not read promotional or social media emails. (Optional)

MESSAGES – AUTO RESPONDER
• Drive safely by dismissing, archiving or calling the sender back with simple one-touch screen taps.
• Auto responder for texts (SMS messages), Telegram, WeChat, Hangouts & Facebook Messenger. (Fully configurable.)

STOP DISTRACTED DRIVING
• Messages paused when you get a call.
• Message reading paused when your navigation needs to give you directions.
• Reads messages by pausing your music, audiobook, podcast and more.
• Read your messages even if your screen is turned off. (Great for battery life, when active or when driving at night.)

PERMISSIONS

In order to successfully automate our many features, ping requires the following device permissions / accesses: Location, Contacts & Notifications. The application cannot function without these.

LANGUAGES
Reads aloud email and messages in any of these languages:

(You must have the relevant Google text-to-speech (TTS) engine installed.)

Arabic, Bangla, Cantonese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Mandarin, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Sinhala, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

Download now and end the cycle of distracted driving!

REPLYING
Many ping users have asked us to add replying using voice to text. We have chosen not to do so yet, for these important reasons:

1. It’s unsafe. Here is a study which shows that voice to text is as dangerous as manually texting: tti.tamu.edu/featured-project/voice-to-text-driver-distraction-study/

2. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) guidelines specifically advise against this.

3. The technology is far from 100%. (There is no way to correct mistakes while you are driving.)

4. You can still use your Google Assistant to reply.

Email [email protected] for assistance. We reply quickly.

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