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D is for Dictation

In my role as Handbooks editor, I recently had an interesting email exchange on the subject of dictation. Not about its value as a classroom activity so much as what exactly it is valuable… 1,101 more words

English Language Teaching

Q&A: Blue dots of dictation

Q I like OS X’s dictation facility, but cannot get it to offer me replacement text for words or phrases which it underlines with blue dots. 227 more words


A Month With the Apple Watch: Does It Pass the Test of Time?

While there have been many reviews of the Apple Watch since it officially emerged in April, few of them have tackled the question of how a user might feel about the highly touted device after wearing it every day for an extended period. 1,579 more words


Oylmpus Headsets

Olympus headsets prices at Raltone (March 2015).

E62 = $95

E102 = $55

Commonplace Book

Tech-savvy lawyers get more out of dictation

Lawyers have long known the benefits of dictation, switching easily to the modern digital age and the increases in efficiency and productivity on offer from apps for Smartphone and tablets. 298 more words



I’m trying out voice dictation on the iPhone and it seems to be working very well. The only drawback I’ve found so far is that you can’t delete words without typing. 366 more words

Finding My Passion

If you’ve followed this blog at all, or if you just read back a few posts, you’ll notice I was in the middle of starting a new job last year. 608 more words