It’s 5:00 o’clock

Next in the line of “my favourite features of OS X Leopard” is the new “Alex” voice for text-to-speech. To hear Alex, open System Preferences, and then click Speech and select the Text to Speech tab:

OS X Speech Preferences Screen Shot shoing 'Alex' voice selected

I have my Mac set up to announce the time every hour on the hour, and now it’s Alex that’s doing the saying. He’s very nice.