#166: Using Siri and Dictation
December 2nd, 2013 · 96 minutes
David and Katie talk about how to maximize productivity using Siri on iOS and dictation on iOS and Mac.
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Links and Show Notes
Links for this episode:
- Mac Power Users 031: Speaking to Your Mac
David and Katie talk about speech recognition software for the Mac, focusing on the powerful dictation applications MacSpeech Dictate and MacSpeech Scribe.
- iOS: About Siri
Siri lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Ask Siri to do things just by talking the way you talk. Siri understands what you say, knows what you mean and even talks back.
- Siri Wikipedia
- Siri Dictation Guide
A visual guide to the current dictation shortcuts in Siri. If you’ve used any sort of voice recognition software before a lot of these will be familiar.
- Big Bang Theory - Siri
- Siri “Eyes Free” in the Car
- Using Siri for Maps/Directions
- Find my Friends
- OmniFocus 2 for iPhone
- Rev- Audio Transcription and Document Translation
- Overngiht Scribe - Transcription service
- Drobo 5D
- History of MacSpeech Dictate
- OS X Mavericks Dictation
- Macworld: Mavericks Dictation Vs Dragon Dictate (By David Sparks)
- Dragon Dictate for Mac
- David's Sony Voice Recorder
- Mac Power Users 082: Cooking Ideas
David and Katie cover strategies for using mindmapping and outlining tools.
- Mac Power Users 159: Workflows with David Chartier
David and Katie talk with David Chartier about the Finer Things in Tech, his work as a freelance writer and Herald.