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Now Legally use Siri on MAC OS X

No doubt, Apple's Siri is quite a hit among iPhone users, whether for it's general voice assistant capabilities or funny sense of humor, Youtube videos etc... You can not only use it to control your iPhone 4S (or jailbroken iPhone), it can also tell jokessing a songstart your car, queue up Plex, play the piano, tell you a storyset the thermostat, answer riddles and some even claiming to control whole room. Currently, Macs are left out of all the voice control fun. Not anymore, Thanks to Air Dictate.


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[Screenshots: Air Dictate from the Apple App Store] 
Air Dictate from developer Avatron has found a way to use a Siri-enabled iPhone to dictate to Macs on your network using your voice. For now it's limited to text input — there's no voice control of other applications just yet — but considering there's no public API for Siri, this is still impressive. By use of Siri's technology, the app allows you speak into your iPhone, which will recognize your voice and send it to your computer in text form, to any application that uses text input.

After purchasing the app for $1, you need to get 
Air Dictate Receiver from Avatron's website  for your Mac and make sure both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi. Now, you'll be able to get started with Air Dictate. Currently Air Dictate requires at-least Mac OS X 10.6.8 at present and it only supports the iPhone 4S--no jailbroken iPhone is allowed.


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