Update Twitter and Facebook Using Just Your Voice

Last Updated Jul 23, 2010 12:40 PM EDT

Want to update your Facebook and/or Twitter feeds without taking your hands off the wheel? Or maybe you're just not a fan of tiny onscreen keyboards. Either way, you're covered: iPhone app Dragon Dictation 2.0 turns spoken words into social-network updates.

As you may recall from our previous coverage, DD is a seriously cool tool that records your voice, translates it into text, and then directs the text wherever you want it to go: e-mail, text message, or the clipboard.

Version 2.0 adds two new destinations: Facebook and Twitter. After authorizing your account(s), it literally takes just two taps to zap your translated text to either network. Also new: DD can paste text directly into the Messages SMS app. (Previously you had to perform the paste function manually.)

Amazingly, DD is still a freebie. Alas, for now it's iOS-only, meaning only iPhone, iPod, and iPad owners can get in on the action. Here's hoping Nuance will get cracking soon on Android, BlackBerry, and other versions.

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