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Pocket Talk

Read text messages in Morse code or aloud

You're driving down the highway when a text message comes in. Your phone's in your pocket, so what do you do? Risk your life as well as the lives of the others around you as you fish around in your pocket, or read the message with your thigh as your phone vibrates the contents of the message in International Morse Code? Be sure to turn vibration on though, as the default setting just reads texts out loud.


Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 2.5 (7) suggested Added on 2012-09-07

    This version requires Android 2.2 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.

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