Tag Archive: Speaking

Feb 24 2012

How to Maximize ‘Siri’ on the iPhone Models

Everyone knows that iPhone’s Siri app can do simple commands and remember some contacts, but few people know the other things she can do, like dictate messages and set contact relationships like siblings or bosses. If you really want to maximize Siri, read through this article for some helpful tips and tricks.

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Mar 25 2009

Released: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10.1 [64-bit]

With great anticipation, the new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking has been released. It’s not a 64-bit application, but it’ll install- and that’s what’s important. The 64-bit version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking can be downloaded from here. Hopefully, you’re not limited by 5gb cap and can spare some bandwidth, the download is 1.5gb. Nuance is going to …

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Mar 17 2009

Update: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10.1 64-bit

As a registered user of Nuances Dragon NaturallySpeaking, I’m just as frustrated at the handling of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 AND 10 as everyone else is, but Nuance is close to releasing the 64-bit version of v10. If you search the support forums over at Nuance, you’ll find articles from 2006 requesting 64-bit versions of Dragon …

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Feb 12 2009

How to: Install Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 on Windows 7 64-bit

Nuance has officially announced that they will now support Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 on on a 64-bit operating system, but I have successfully installed Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 on Windows this to 64-bit and Windows 7 64-bit.   Installation process for this versus Windows 7 for Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is virtually identical. There’s nothing dangerous about this …

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Jan 20 2009

Nuance’s Response to 64-bit Debacle: Sorry Dude, My Bad…

Nuance has been taking a trip on the ‘Bad PR Train’ here lately in regard to the debacle with Dragon Naturally Speaking and it’s lack of support for 64-bit systems. And rightfully so. And to the person that told Nuance that 64-bit system aren’t important… how ’bout now smart guy? While voice recognition systems are …

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Jan 11 2009

Windows 7 (b7000): Speech Recognition Testing

I’m not used reporting this, but I’m pleasantly surprised with the changes that Microsoft has made to the speech recognition portion of the operating system. This information is based upon the windows 7 beta version 64 bit. Like Vista, there’s not really an installation For speech recognition in Windows 7; It’s more like select the …

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Dec 30 2008

It’s Internet Explorer, but not…

 While it’s no secret that I have a great distain for Internet Explorer, it doesn’t mean that I can remove it from my everyday life. The boneheads from work that says that I have to use Internet Explorer to do my job, and knowing that it’s the most insecure browser, and the slowest, doesn’t make …

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Dec 20 2008

It’s Lacking: Thunderbird 3bPre

I’m a really big fan of e-mail clients. While others will argue that using the web-based e-mail client is the way to go, I like having my information on my machine locally. I guess I’m just old-fashioned. And speaking of old-fashioned, I’ve got myself a new PC that’s 64-bit, I’m trying to make sure that …

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Dec 13 2008

Tech-Support: The Realist Story

One of the most common things to expect nowadays when purchasing a PC is 24/7 tech-support. The people behind the scenes to provide these types of services; not all of them are super smart at what they do. Some of them look at screens that give them instructions on how to fix problems, others have …

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Dec 12 2008

Updates in Disguise: ‘No Thanks’ Just isn’t an Option

When you install a program you expect it to install things just for it’s self, but nowadays it seems that the idea is that ‘…if Microsoft can do it, we will too’. The concept is simple; install a product with it’s ‘auto updater’. It’s purpose is to check for updates for the product you purchased, …

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