You can use your voice to enter text with macOS Sierra with its Dictation feature (which is different from Siri). Choose the Apple menu () > System Preferences, click Keyboard, then click Dictation. Turn on Dictation and choose from these Dictation options:Read More
Yeah, you can do dictation on the Mac with OS X, but only for short periods of time. You can give your Mac voice commands right out of the box...after you've set up specific shortcuts. If you really want to get productive with your Mac, both in terms of doing long sessions of voice dictation and controlling your Mac with your voice, it's time to get Nuance Dragon for Mac v5.Read More
This is the sixth post in a 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year. This series is being written with the help and input of my two best friends, Jessica and Jocelyn Gladysz.
For the sixth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:Read More
Dictation is nothing new to the iOS and OS X world; in fact, Siri dictation has worked on both platforms for several years. But for many professionals who need a solid dictation solution, Dragon Dictate has always been the go-to application. Nuance, the company behind that solution, has announced Dragon Anywhere for iOS.Read More
There’s no word on when (if?) Siri, the spoken word “personal assistant” Apple gives us on iOS devices, will come to Mac OS X. However, El Capitan at least gives us some Siri-like features such as the ability to start Dictation with a spoken word.Read More