1. News
    August 20th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Nuance releases Cross-Device Dragon Speech Recognition Solutions

    Nuance Communications Australia has announced a new suite of Dragon speech recognition solutions, including the new Dragon Anywhere mobile app for...

  2. Productivity
    June 1st, 2015 by Keith White
    Hands-off with Apple Dictation

    Most of my Mac user friends are not aware that, if they’re running Mavericks or Yosemite, Apple has embedded a reasonably competent speech-to-text...

  3. Help
    October 20th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    ‘OK, Mac’: Using Automator’s Dictation Commands, new in Yosemite

    Over the past few years we’ve grown accustomed to using our voice to interact with Siri-enabled iOS devices. So why not expect a similar experience...

  4. Productivity
    September 29th, 2014 by Anthony Caruana
    Speeding up your note-taking

    It’s one of the great hassles of the modern era. Despite all of the great technical innovations out there we are still looking for ways to capture...

  5. Blogs
    November 25th, 2013 by David Sparks
    Mavericks Dictation versus Dragon Dictate: how OS X’s built-in tool measures up

    One of the features in OS X Mavericks that I was most looking forward to was offline dictation. Back in OS X Mountain Lion, Apple added the systemwide...

  6. Help
    September 24th, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    Beyond Siri: dictation tricks for the iPhone and iPad

    You’re probably familiar with using Siri to make calls on your iPhone, as well as to open apps on your iOS device, get information, and set up...

  7. Features
    July 28th, 2013 by Steven Aquino
    Pecking order: typing with cerebral palsy

    The majority of my freelance writing up to this point has consisted of a slew of articles related to accessibility and vision. But, thanks to my cerebral...

  8. App Guide
    July 25th, 2013 by Joel Mathis

    If you’ve ever had a hankerin’ to sit down and craft your own biography – or to collect the stories of your parents or grandparents before they...

  9. Blogs
    April 26th, 2013 by Macworld Staff
    Ten improvements we’d like to see in OS X

    As part of last year’s surprise release of Mountain Lion, Apple promised that it would begin delivering yearly updates to Mac OS X, much as it...

  10. Features
    November 28th, 2012 by Kirk McElhearn
    Mac dictation: Mountain Lion Dictation vs. Dragon Dictate

      Dictating to your computer and having the words typed for you seems like a great way to work, doesn’t it? You could just sit back, put your...

  11. Blogs
    October 3rd, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Access all areas: Apple and its assistive technologies

    When you look at some of the high-powered desktop systems and mobile devices on the market today, it’s easy to assume that users must be able-bodied...

  12. Features
    July 27th, 2012 by Lex Friedman
    Up close with Mountain Lion: Dictation

    Though it falls short of full Siri integration, Mountain Lion’s system-wide Dictation tool does bring iOS’s transcription functionality...

  13. News
    July 27th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Mountain Lion’s Dictation feature causes privacy concerns

    With the launch of Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion comes the arrival of Dictation on the Mac. The new feature can convert speech to text within applications,...

  14. Blogs
    July 5th, 2012 by Melissa Crossman
    What Educators Wanted to Hear at Apple’s WWDC

    Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference is an exciting time for software developers and Apple itself, as tech experts converge and discuss...

  15. News
    June 28th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Philips’ new dictation software for Mac will optimise workflow

    Philips’ new Dictation and Transcription Software for Mac OS X  – announced on Tuesday – will ‘optimise’ professional workflow, according...

  16. Blogs
    June 14th, 2012 by Macworld Staff
    Mountain Lion: What you need to know

    We have a Mountain Lion sighting. At June’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple told us when to expect the next major update to Mac OS X and unveiled...

  17. Blogs
    June 9th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Siri, why don’t you understand me?

    Apple’s intelligent assistant Siri has been a helpful tool for many iPhone 4S users. However ‘she’ has had experienced hiccups trying...

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