Science fiction writers have long imagined a future where we simply voice-command our devices, cars, or spaceships. The technology isn’t quite there yet, despite Apple’s best efforts with Siri, its digital personal assistant. But our smartphones and tablets are getting quite good at turning the spoken word into text. This app technology has the power to turn your mobile device into a powerful writing tool, without your having to lift a stylus or type on a touchscreen.
By Kit Eaton| New York Times April 22, 2013
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