Posts filed under: Voice input

Input has always been the Achille's Heel of our mobile devices. Voice input makes it easy. These examples will make your life easier....
With the help of Google Assistant, Google Translate is amazing. It can even allow two people to carry on a conversation on different languages....
In the last post, iPhone owners who use Toodledo learned how they can use Siri’s “remind me” command to enter tasks into Toodledo. This post is for Android owners. We examine how to use Google Now, in conjunction with IFTTT to enter tasks...
The great things about our phones are portability, large storage capacity, and their ability to put information at our fingertips when we need it, just to name a few. The terrible thing about our smartphones has traditionally been input. Let’s...
I have been using a mobile device to manage my life since 2001. From the very beginning, input on the device has been the downside. Using two thumbs on a small keyboard does not compare with ten digits on a...
Good things will go away, and when they do, they are replaced with better things. That’s a principle I am seeing play out time and time again in the world of technology. It’s also a principle that we see demonstrated...
I have shared reQall many times during workshops over the past several years. It allows me a quick way to take information received on the fly and get that information into my organizational system. Specifically, I grab my mobile phone,...
Jott offers another alternative to Dail2Do, discussed in the last post. I had used Jott back in the days when it was free. When they began to charge, I switched to reQall. Here is a video which highlights the features...
I have received a couple of comments since my post on Jott. In particular, a reader encouraged me to look at Jott Express, which is a free feature. Jott Express functions as a “to-do” list on your desktop. From your...
Just a week ago, I was writing about Jott. I have been using it since December to leave quick voice messages for myself and close friends which would be automatically transcribed to e-mails. I wrote about my experiences here. Well,...
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