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Briefly: Namez pronunciation platform, Tumblr adds theme editing

updated 12:41 am EDT, Thu May 8, 2014

New platform for avoiding name mispronounciation launches

Namez, a new platform for creating and accessing audio clips of names being pronounced as they are meant to be heard, has emerged out of beta today. Aiming to reduce mispronunciation and its ensuing embarrassments, Namez has started to accept user-submitted recordings to add to a database that already has a variety of politicians, bands, historical figures, animals and more. Namez also offers a widget that allows users to record their own name and insert the Namez play button in their own site, mail, CV and other places. The company has said that they plan to open up an API for the platform in the future.

Tumblr adds theme customization to its iOS and Android apps

Tumblr has released an update for both its iOS and Android apps this week. Now featuring blog theme customization, users can also now tap on a name and see an mobile-optimized design for their page. By tapping on the profile tab within one's account, the header image, background and accent colors, fonts and more can be changed.




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