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Troubleshooting enhanced dictation in OS X Mavericks

If the accuracy of the enhanced dictation service in OS X Mavericks suddenly drops, there are several things you can try to fix the problem.

By Nov. 6, 2013


Enable offline dictation in OS X Mavericks

Apple's speech-to-text service not only breaks ties with Apple's servers, but offers some welcome enhancements.

By Oct. 29, 2013


Get familiar with Dictation in OS X

With a little practice and the right resources, Apple's Dictation service can be an exceptionally useful feature.

By Jun. 27, 2013


How to overcome problems with OS X Dictation

There may be several reasons why Apple's Dictation service will not convert spoken word to text in OS X.

By Jul. 15, 2013


Tackling disabled Dictation in Mountain Lion

The inability to enable Dictation services in OS X may be from faulty Parental Controls settings.

By Oct. 18, 2012


New BMW 6-series takes dictation, shows virtual gauges

BMW announced new features for its 2014 6-series model today, including an advanced voice-recognition system that can take dictation from the driver and send out an e-mail or text.

By Mar. 25, 2013


How to enable dictation on OS X Mountain Lion

OS X Mountain Lion brings native dictation to the Mac. Enabling and using it is a breeze. Here's how!

By Jul. 25, 2012


How to use Siri Dictation on the new iPad

Apple's third-generation iPad comes with Siri Dictation. Here's how to use it.

By Mar. 16, 2012


How to use Dictation in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Turn voice to text with the nifty Dictation feature built into the new version of Mac OS X, Mountain Lion.

By Jul. 10, 2012


Siri surrogate: Voice commands with Dragon Dictation

You don't need Siri to talk to your iPhone. Dragon Dictation recognizes your voice, though it won't answer you. Still, it's a handy (and free) app for dictating e-mails, texts, and Facebook and Twitter updates.

By Oct. 19, 2011