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December 5, 2008

iphone/itouch tip no. 74 – Use Jot for your unplanned shopping list

Filed under: iphone,tips — perivision @ 9:54 pm
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How often did you run out of shampoo, or cat food, or spare 10ohm resisters and think.. I need to run out to the store today/tonight.  Then you think, well, I may was well pick up.  $list=array(’stuff;, ’stuff’, ’stuff’);

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November 16, 2008

While waiting for the Google voice app, I started playing with Jott

Filed under: app review,iphone — perivision @ 2:09 am
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I found Jott while checking into Google’s new speech recognition app and its not bad.

Basically, its a note pad the takes a 15 second voice sample, sends it back to their servers, and converts to text.  Its not perfect as you may guess, but for a quick note, the conversion is normally close enough that I remember what I was trying to say. 🙂  Caution though, it takes some time for the conversion to take place, so do not expect a quick turn around.  Also, think about what you are going to say ahead of time a speak clearly. Although it did fine with my ums.. and uhhs.. your results will be far better esp given you only have 15 seconds.

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