Tag Archive: Speech


Apple Runs Siri Ad, “Thank You Speech” with Neil Patrick Harris

Apple has released a new iPhone ad emphasizing the devices hands-free Hey Siri feature. In the commercial, celebrity Neil Patrick Harris (Doogie Howser, remember that show?) asks Siri to read an acceptance Thank You speech for some unknown award, and then lip-syncs the response from Siri. Apple calls the ad: ‘Thank You Speech’ and included … Read More

High-tech megaphone will translate your speech in real-time

A blaring megaphone is an effective way to get people’s attention. But what if the people in the room speak a multitude of languages? A Tokyo airport is trying to solve the language gap with international travelers with a megaphone that lets the user communicate in three different languages. A worker speaking one of three […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple Pay wins big during Tim Cook’s security speech

Apple Pay has already become the top mobile wallet at a number of stores, but now Apple’s about to take on the great outdoors. During his address at today’s White House cyber security summit, Tim Cook announced that starting in…Read more ›

Last chance to get Dragon Dictate for Mac 4, the world’s #1 speech recognition software [Deals]

“A keyboard? How quaint,” said Scotty, the USS Enterprise’s Chief Engineer, when it was suggested he use a keyboard instead of voicing commands to a computer. How quaint indeed. Now, with Dragon Dictate for Mac 4, you can give your…Read more ›

Steve Jobs’ inspirational commencement speech is hidden in Pages for Mac

One of the most famous speeches by Steve Jobs is the commencement address he gave at Standford University in 2005. The 22-minute speech is definitely worth watching if you’re an Apple fan. Apple has made small and subtle references to…Read more ›

A Famous Steve Jobs Speech Is Hidden on Your Mac

Every Mac which has the Pages app for OS X installed includes a little Easter Egg that few know about; a famous Steve Jobs speech, tucked away in a little unassuming folder. Technically, it’s two different Steve Jobs speeches, the famous text from the Crazy Ones Think Different campaign, and arguably the even more famous … Read More

Apple Secretly Sprung For Speech Recognition Startup Nouvaris

Siri can be hit in and miss in terms of quality, but a recent acquisition by Apple may result in the service being greatly improved. Taking place last year — although only announced now — Apple acquired UK-based automatic speech…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Dragon Dictate For Mac 3: The World’s Best-Selling And Top Speech Recognition Software #BlackFriday [Deals]

Dragon Dictate for Mac 3 offers incredibly accurate speech-to-text and allows you to run your favorite desktop applications by voice. It’s the #1 voice recognition software on the market for good reason, and it’s available for 50% off – just…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Dragon Dictate For Mac 3: The World’s Best-Selling And Top Speech Recognition Software #BlackFriday [Deals]

Dragon Dictate for Mac 3 offers incredibly accurate speech-to-text and allows you to run your favorite desktop applications by voice. It’s the #1 voice recognition software on the market for good reason, and it’s available for 50% off – just…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Enable Speech Mode And Make Your OS X Calculator Talk [OS X Tips]

Talking CalculatorSometimes, when you’re tapping away at a calculator, it helps to hear what you’re typing in. It’s like a second stream of information for your brain, and it helps keep things more accurate. There are a variety of talking calculators on the market, and a bunch of iOS apps that do the same thing. Did […]

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