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If you’re on the home page you’ll see playback controls for your whole reading list, and if you’re inside an article you’ll get to listen to just that story.How to convert text articles into audio (and why you might want to)|David Nield|January 5, 2021|Popular Science
Your internet speeds and settings matterRegardless what plan you’re on, Netflix adjusts the streaming quality to match your internet connection speed, and prioritizes seamless playback over image resolution.
The headphones work with Apple’s voice-activated Siri digital assistant and have a physical side control called the Digital Crown, the same mechanism on the Apple Watch, to control music playback.Apple debuts $550 over-the-ear headphones into a crowded market|Verne Kopytoff|December 8, 2020|Fortune
The other big feature shutdown is music playback on Google Home and Nest Audio speakers.Google Music shuts down smart speaker support and music store|Ron Amadeo|October 15, 2020|Ars Technica
Many singers have broken down in tears listening to their playbacks because they couldn’t believe how beautiful they sound.
It was one of those moments that we all watched on playback and went, “Ahhh!”Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington on Jon Snow’s Heroism and Loss in the Battle of Castle Black|Marlow Stern|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gentlemen, listen to this playback and then I'll have Dr. Forster here go on from there.Warning from the Stars|Ron Cocking
He rubbed the back of his head, looked at the viewsphere, then checked the playback index and tapped the rewind.Indirection|Everett B. Cole
And in the playback: Thirty chin-high ledges loaded with soft lard, and only finger holds and toe holds.A Matter of Proportion|Anne Walker
During the playback he could think in no other terms; he could not even correct, edit or improve the phrasing.The Fourth R|George Oliver Smith
Compliment and response could have been a playback from every morning of the ten years of his reign.Ministry of Disturbance|Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for playback
verb play back (adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with playback
Replay, especially a recorded performance; also, repeat. For example, When we played back the tape of the concert we noticed a lot of missed notes, or He uses the same material again and again, playing back his old speech. [Early 1900s]