That sound you hear is me, tap dancing on the grave of my iPhone keyboard. And this is not a comment on the iPhone, per se. I love my iPhone, and my Blackberry before it. But let’s just say that neither machine was friendly to my fat thumbs.

The solution? Two applications by Nuance Communications. The first, Dragon Dictation, is a tool that converts dictation to text and then places the text conveniently in your application of choice. Apps such as SMS, e-mail, and Twitter are integrated, or you can cut and paste anywhere. Once you get used to dictating, Dragon allows you to express yourself quickly and easily. Due to the length and “normalness” of my writing, my friends assume I’m on my laptop, when in reality I’m on my iPhone. Cool.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Digital Insurance content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access