Now through September 30th you can get the speech recognition software Dragon Naturally Speaking for $29.99 after instant savings and mail in rebate from CompUSA. This software regularly runs for $99 and for a limited time comes with a free headset microphone. The instant savings are $50 leaving you with $49.99 to pay and you get a $20 mail in rebate.
According to the CompUSA site:
With the Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 Standard with Headset , you can talk to your computer and watch your spoken words instantly appear in documents, email and instant messages. You can even surf the Web just by speaking! The Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 Standard turns your voice into text three times faster than most people type “” with up to 99% accuracy. It learns to recognize your voice instantly, and continually improves the more you use it! Just use your voice to dictate and edit in virtually any Windows application, including Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and AOL. This revolutionary and easy-to-use product gives you everything you need to get started, including a high-quality headset.
I personally don’t have a problem with using my keyboard, and I would probably look funny talking to my computer but if you ever wanted speech recognition software you can’t really beat the price. In addition to the software you will get a free headset microphone ($20 value) when you order before 09/30/2009. So if you are interested hop on over to CompUSA and pick up a copy today (limit of 2 per order).