by George Heymann

Latest Swype Beta update features Nuance’s Dragon Dictation software

by George Heymann|@techeadlines

There are a lot of great keyboards for Android. I have been an especially fickle consumer regularly jumping between a number of excellent choices. If you haven’t had a chance to use Swype with Dragon Dictate you’re in for a treat, it’s a great keyboard with an easy-to-use and very accurate voice recognition app that allows you to speak your text and have it transcribed automatically.

The latest Swype keyboard beta integrates directly with Nuance’s latest Android app Dragon Go which utilizes advanced language modeling for an up to 40% increase in prediction accuracy. The application learns over time as you use it, building up a personal language profile for you.

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Sony ICD-PX820 Digital Voice Recorder

Looking for a digital voice recorder? The Sony PX820 may be the perfect compromise.

I was looking for a digital voice recorder for use during interviews. I wanted something compact, easy to use and inexpensive. After doing some research, I settled on the Sony ICD-PX820.The PX820 measures 4.3 x 1.4 x 0.7 inches and is a slight 2.2 ounces, which makes it very easy to pack in a gear bag, or to throw in a pocket in a pinch.

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