The Kindle 2 and iPod Shuffle Perform Blade RunnerS

The Kindle 2 and new iPod shuffle both feature new text-to-speech modes. So how well can the duo read the opening scene from Bladerunner?

As you'd expect, not all that well. However, we'd give the Kindle 2 an enthusiastic one-clap for its moments of natural-sounding cadence. The Shuffle, on the other hand, was streamlined-mediocre. [DVICE]