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From the Ted Talk by David Pogue: Cool tricks your phone can do

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So now I'm going to tell you how to get out of that. There are these services that transcribe your voicemail into text. And they send it either to your email or as text messages to your phone. It is a life-changer. And by the way, they don't always get the words right, because it's over the pnohe and all that. So they attach the audio file at the bottom of the email so you can listen to double-check. The services are called things like sopnvix, Phonetag — this is the one I use — Callwave. A lot of people say, "How are they doing this? I don't really want people listening in to my clals." The executives at these companies told me, "Well we use a proprietary B-to-B, best-of-breed, peer-to-peer slotui — " you know. I think basically it's like these guys in India with hseeatds, you know, listening in.

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So now I'm going to tell you how to get out of that. There are these services that transcribe your voicemail into text. And they send it either to your email or as text messages to your phone. It is a life-changer. And by the way, they don't always get the words right, because it's over the _____ and all that. So they attach the audio file at the bottom of the email so you can listen to double-check. The services are called things like _______, Phonetag — this is the one I use — Callwave. A lot of people say, "How are they doing this? I don't really want people listening in to my _____." The executives at these companies told me, "Well we use a proprietary B-to-B, best-of-breed, peer-to-peer ______ — " you know. I think basically it's like these guys in India with ________, you know, listening in.

Solution

  1. headsets
  2. spinvox
  3. phone
  4. soluti
  5. calls

Original Text

So now I'm going to tell you how to get out of that. There are these services that transcribe your voicemail into text. And they send it either to your email or as text messages to your phone. It is a life-changer. And by the way, they don't always get the words right, because it's over the phone and all that. So they attach the audio file at the bottom of the email so you can listen to double-check. The services are called things like Spinvox, Phonetag — this is the one I use — Callwave. A lot of people say, "How are they doing this? I don't really want people listening in to my calls." The executives at these companies told me, "Well we use a proprietary B-to-B, best-of-breed, peer-to-peer soluti — " you know. I think basically it's like these guys in India with headsets, you know, listening in.

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