1. Blogs
    April 1st, 2014 by Keith White
    Hands on / off with Dragon Dictate for Mac V4

    As a long-time user of Dragon Dictate for Mac I eagerly await the regular upgrades. So, I was keen to give the recently-released version 4 a workout....

  2. 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...

  3. News
    March 8th, 2013 by Zach Miners
    Bill Gates: Schools are at a ‘technology tipping point’

    The growing use of handheld devices and social media among students is creating a technology tipping point for schools that could completely break...

  4. News
    January 10th, 2013 by Mark Hattersley
    CES 2013: Qualcomm and Steve Ballmer deliver surreal keynote speech

    Qualcomm has opened the CES 2013 show with a keynote speech that left journalists and online viewers baffled, as this piece by The Verge amply demonstrates....

  5. 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...

  6. News
    October 18th, 2012 by John Ribeiro
    Google CEO Larry Page speaks in public again

    Google’s CEO Larry Page spoke for the first time in public in months, addressing the company’s annual Zeitgeist conference in Paradise...

  7. News
    October 4th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Recording of 1983 Steve Jobs speech reveals early iPad, App Store ideas

    An original cassette tape of a 1983 speech made by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been unearthed, revealing that Apple was thinking about iPads...

  8. Help
    September 15th, 2012 by Christopher Breen
    Rendering text-to-speech files

    Reader Kurt Schwartz prefers some of his text spoken rather than written. He writes: I have several text files that I’d like my Mac to read to me...

  9. News
    August 8th, 2012 by Matt Hamblen, Computerworld (US)
    Nuance announces Nina virtual speech assistant for iOS and Android

    Nuance Communications introduced Nina yesterday, a virtual speech assistant that companies can add to iOS and Android mobile apps. Nina combines Nuance...

  10. News
    May 18th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    The week that Woz

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been touring Australia giving a number of speeches titled ‘The Apple Story’, delving into the world’s richest...

  11. News
    February 13th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Eddy Cue accepts Steve Jobs’ Trustees Grammy

    Last year, Steve Jobs was announced as one of the recipients of The Special Merit Award by The Recording Academy –  the organisation responsible...

  12. Blogs
    December 9th, 2011 by Lex Friedman
    Features in Siri we want to see

    Upon first blush, Siri, the virtual assistant built into the iPhone 4S, is certainly impressive. You speak naturally, and Siri figures out what you’re...

  13. Blogs
    October 13th, 2011 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Spotlight now on Cook

    Many of my colleagues have written beautiful tributes to the life and legacy of Steve Jobs. Rather than repeating what’s been written, and piling...

  14. Blogs
    August 24th, 2010 by Keith White
    Software: Transcription made easy

    MacSpeech Scribe, styling itself as ‘personal transcription for Mac OS X’, is a close relative of MacSpeech Dictate. Both programs use the speech...

  15. News
    Apple Rock and Roll event now on QuickTime

    You’ve seen our coverage of this week’s Apple Event, and now you can check it out for yourself. Apple has posted a QuickTime video of the event....

  16. News
    Report: iPhone 3.0 may include voice recognition, synthesis features

    I don’t know about you, but I talk to my iPhone all the time: “Hurry up, iPhone”; “How come I can't press this button!?”; “Why, iPhone, whyyyyyyyy?”...

  17. Blogs
    The great dictator

    Some time ago I promised our readers to take MacSpeech Dictate for a test run, but I've been waiting for version 1.2 because it has three major...

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