For people who type a lot or suffer sore fingers and hands, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the best tool available for dictating text and commanding a Web browser by voice, despite the gradual adjustments needed to conform to your personal manner of speaking.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional 8 does a great job of letting you take care of most computing needs with voice commands instead of the keyboard--a godsend for those who suffer from repetitive stress injuries.
With near-perfect accuracy and expanded software support, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 7.0 takes the prize as the best personal speech-recognition software.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 isn't perfect, but it's the best dictation software available. We don't find this upgrade necessary for the most basic dictation, although new features may benefit heavily accented English speakers and those who rely heavily on voice commands.
The Callpod Dragon is comfortable and user-friendly, but we wish the sound quality was better.
The Callpod Dragon V2 is a Bluetooth headset with a unique array of features as well as a form-fitting design, but it takes awhile to wear it properly.