There are a lot of apps that claim to do speech recognition. In reality, what those apps typically do is record your speech and upload that recording to a server that does all the heavy lifting. Examples include the very popular Dragon Dictation, Vlingo and most importantly, Siri, which was actually acquired by Apple. This method can be effective when you have a fast network connection but the Holy Grail of speech recognition needs to be performed in-app.
As a busy mom, wife, and techie, I need to stay organized and on schedule. My iPad has become an integral part of my everyday life. My desktop computer is now primarily used for synching my gadgets, backing up data, and large Photoshop projects. Gone are the days I sit in my home office for hours communicating, creating, and researching.
Speed.Dial ($0.99) is a simple app that lets you add contacts to your home screen. It puts an app-like icon on your home screen that includes the contact's picture and name. If you want to call the person, you just tap the icon. The app makes it quick and simple to add a contact.
Most people are honest, at least here in rural Iowa. I know that if I lost my iPhone, they'd likely try to return it. But I've often wondered how easy it would be for them to contact me if they did find it, especially if they weren't familiar with the iPhone. One solution is to put your contact information on the lock-screen of your device, so that it's readily available if someone should find your iOS device. A free app, Take Me Home, lets you easily do this. The free version is fully functional, and comes with an attractive home screen.
Missed the days when festive and celebration greeting cards came with penned message? Wasn't the meaning more personal? Now, with new gen technology, greeting message come in the form of a single SMS send, BCC-ed or forwarded to all recipients. The personal feeling is lost together with the meaningful message contained in those mass produced greeting SMS/Texts. Some greeting text are getting so generic you get back the same greeting you send!
Photo and Video Sharing Program Now Available on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
(PRWEB) March 15, 2011 — LogicInMind announced today the release of AirTuner™, an AirPlay viewer. It is available from the Apple’s App Store. AirTuner is the first mobile application designed to display photos and videos that are shared by AirPlay enabled applications and websites.
HARTLAND, Wis. (March 22, 2011) – Visionary Apps LLC (www.visionaryapps.com), creators of innovative smart-phone and tablet tools that aim to improve people’s lives, today announced that its popular flagship suite of iPhone & iPad applications (apps), called Complete Homes and Complete Rentals, previously launched in the US with accolades from The Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek, is now expanding its reach internationally to customers in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
What denomination of bills do I have in my hand? If you have eyesight, it's easy to tell however, if you're blind then you are taught to fold you bills a certain way for each of the denominations that are available for the $1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 & 100 dollar bills and then you have to remember the folds when you go to spend them. Also, how do you know if the bill given back to you as change for your purchase is the accurate?
Skyfire ($2.99) is one of the more popular alternatives to Safari. Unlike Safari, you can use it to view Flash videos. (Note that it doesn't support Flash games and apps, and it only supports selected Flash video sites.) Version 3.0 was released this week and adds deep Facebook Connect integration, social media feeds, and popular content recommendations, among other features. The video accompanying this post walks you through the new features.