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Dictate email

kspector

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Someone else's iPad has a microphone icon on the keyboard when he opens up a new email to write. It allows him to dictate an email without using things like Dragon. I don't have that icon available when I do a new message. The icon is between the space bar and the ?123 button in the left.

How can I get that feature? He said it was there when he got his iPad, happens to be the new iPad (3).

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Gabriel1 said:
This is a feature of the New iPad so it isn't available on the iPad 2.

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Good morning Gabriel,

I see this question posed by literally hundreds of folks in various Mac communities.

While we realize the native dictation function is exclusive to ipad3 I, and many others, wonder aloud why Apple would not roll this function out as an enhancement to iOS. I find it difficult to believe that hardware specific to ipad3 precludes native dictation from running on older iPads, especially considering that third party vendors are selling dictation apps for the older iPads. I wonder if in fact this is the reason, lost revenues for the Dragons of the world.....

Do you know of any specific hardware reason why the function is only available on ipad3 ?
 

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Midranger4 said:
Good morning Gabriel,

I see this question posed by literally hundreds of folks in various Mac communities.

While we realize the native dictation function is exclusive to ipad3 I, and many others, wonder aloud why Apple would not roll this function out as an enhancement to iOS. I find it difficult to believe that hardware specific to ipad3 precludes native dictation from running on older iPads, especially considering that third party vendors are selling dictation apps for the older iPads. I wonder if in fact this is the reason, lost revenues for the Dragons of the world.....

Do you know of any specific hardware reason why the function is only available on ipad3 ?

I have no idea but something in the back of my miss-wired mind tells me that I did see something somewhere which explained it......I only wish that I could remember where!

The Archangel
 

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It ties into the same servers and services as Siri. Best guesses I've heard are that it is to;

1) Limit the load on the servers while Siri (and releated services) are still in beta. Yes, Siri is in beta.
2) Limit the services to hardware that will work best.
3) Add an incentive to upgrade. (probably the least important to Apple but will get the most press and griping)
 

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Found a neat little app called the vDictation. It's for the iPad, costs presently $.99. You can do your dictation and then It will bring up options, in one of the options is e-mail also Facebook, Twitter and others. But the interesting thing is you can also copy the dictation, and then paste it anywhere, for example that's what I did here. Really neat.

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cruiser111 said:
Found a neat little app called the vDictation. It's for the iPad, costs presently $.99. You can do your dictation and then It will bring up options, in one of the options is e-mail also Facebook, Twitter and others. But the interesting thing is you can also copy the dictation, and then paste it anywhere, for example that's what I did here. Really neat.

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I can't find it on iTunes, any suggestions?
 

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grzegorz732 said:
Witam czy jest ktos kto pisze w języku polskim ?

Nie piszę w języku polskim.Mogę użyć google tłumaczyć zrozumieć i odpowiedzieć na pytania.
 
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