Category Archives: Apple and OS X

Real-time speaker independent dictation for the iPhone

If you have an iPhone, Nuance’s dragon dictation for the iPhone is an amazing application. Speaker independent dictation is hard to do right. But, this works pretty well. It’s automatic, not transcribed by hand – translated by servers in Nuance’s … Continue reading

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Why No Google Voice on my iPhone?

Andy Kessler says that AT&T did it.  In his Wall Street Journal Opinion Piece, Mr. Kessler calls out some embarrassing statistics about the state of wireless carriers, how they make their money, and why AT&T might be motivated to keep … Continue reading

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iPhone

Last week I finally broke down and got an iPhone.  This was somewhat of a challenge for me because my entire family is on Verizon.  So, I lose the “in-network” calling to and from my family.  If only the iPhone … Continue reading

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It’s all about Standards – Leopard gets UNIX certification

The Open Group announced today that Leopard (OS X 10.5) received it’s UNIX 03 certification today. You can read about it here at Macworld. As an early fan of FreeBSD and open source software, I supported OS X right from … Continue reading

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My New Mac with Leopard – Hooray!

Two important things happened recently: We have settled into a new house in Colorado Leopard was released So, the waiting was over. I picked up a 3 GHz quad-core Mac Pro on the Apple online store – refurbished. Initial reactions: … Continue reading

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