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Dragon vs. Docs

My goal was to perform an unscientific experiment to test the transcription accuracy of both Google Docs and Dragon NaturallySpeaking. I wanted to see if the expensive Dragon NaturallySpeaking was more accurate than the free Google Doc’s Voice Typing feature. How I Performed the Transcription Experiment Here is a listing of the equipment I used [...]

Transcribe Recorded Dictation with Google Docs

Imagine my elation when I found out I could use Google Docs to transcribe recorded dictation. I couldn’t believe it. I knew it had the capability to transcribe voice to text, but to transcribe pre-recorded utterances? Well, that’s a horse of a different color. As a writer I often use voice recognition software. My software [...]

Dragon Dictation

How many times do I have to go through the NaturallySpeaking activation process? I don’t know what’s going on, but every time I open Dragon NaturallySpeaking (version 13), I’m forced to activate the software. The first time I got the activation notification was right after I upgraded to Windows 10. Ok, that makes sense. I [...]

More Technological Woes

sick-laptop

This is a continuation of my last post where I outline my not so smooth computer reformatting process. I finally did hear from EaseUS about my Data Recovery Wizard refund request (my software review still hasn’t appeared on their website). They referred me to a page on their web server that gives details about their 30 [...]

Scribe

If it aint broke, don’t fix it, right?  But what about trying to tweak it just a bit? I enjoy the functionality of using the Dragon NaturallySpeaking app on my Smartphone to dictate work to my computer. The downside to the setup, however, is that I have to hold the phone in order to dictate. [...]

Dragon-Remote

After using the dictation app that came with the Samsung Galaxy, I decided to try remote dictation with Dragon’s NaturallySpeaking. After all, if I can write one article on two separate devices at the same time using Android’s default dictation software, imagine what I can do with NaturallySpeaking. To use Dragon’s remote microphone feature you’ve [...]

Platronics Audio 995

I use Dragon Deluxe NaturallySpeaking software to dictate a lot of my work. In order for the software to hear my instructions and dictation, I’ve got to use a compatible headset. I’ve used both the Logitech and Microsoft LifeChat USB wired headset in the past. They both had their pros and cons, but one thing [...]

Microsoft-Life-Chat

A few months ago I purchased a Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 USB headset. I needed to replace my old Logitech headset which crapped out on me. I used the headset with my voice recognition software. The old Logitech headphones worked okay in the beginning but after a while, I noticed that I had to do more [...]

Dragon Naturally Speaking

I recently upgraded from Dragon NaturallySpeaking version 9 to version 11. I’ve got to say that version 11 soars leaps and bounds above version 9. It’s hard to compare and 9 to 11 because they’re almost like two entirely different animals. Many moons ago when I purchased Dragon NaturallySpeaking version 9, I spent quite a bit [...]

Dragon Icon

Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition program is a tool that will enhance any writer’s productivity. While it is not an absolutely necessary writing tool to become successful as a writer, it sure is nice to have. I’ve found as a freelance writer, the more you write, the more you get paid. Yes I do write because [...]