Many users of iPhones and Android phones are unaware that their phones come with dictation features. WSJ's Personal Technology Columnist Walt Mossberg tests out this little-used feature of smartphones and finds it works surprisingly well for composing hand-free text. For all of us out there looking for a good way to save time and generate documents more easily, have a look-see at Mossberg's comments. He says:
I am writing this paragraph on an iPhone. But I am not typing it on the phone's virtual keyboard. I am dictating it using a little-known feature that allows you to employ your voice, instead of your fingers, wherever text entry is possible on the device.
Read the column here: Take a Note: Typing With No Hands. Mossberg, Walter S., Wall Street Journal, April 11, 2012. See his interesting video here: