In order for our gadgets to become sentient and take over the world, they must first learn to understand us. The Nexus One is poised to lead the way, with voice recognition built into nearly everything.

Sending an e-mail by talking to your phone may seem somewhat backwards, at first, but I first realized how wonderful this is when I was trying to juggle a fussy baby and send an e-mail to Randall the other day. Instead of fumbling over the onscreen keyboard, I just hit the microphone and spoke my message clearly. Since then, I use the voice recognition all the time.

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