FOR YOUR MAC OR PC:
Why should smartphones have all the fun? PC users on Windows 7 can head over to Start > Control Panel > Ease of Access > Speech Recognition, and click on "Start Speech Recognition”. Go through the wizard to detect your microphone and then take the highly recommended tutorial – it’s a little lengthy, but will help you learn how to use speech recognition, while training your computer to learn the way you speak. Once done, you can use Speech Recognition to do a number of things, like open or switch to programs, minimise or close windows and more. On a Mac, head over to System Preferences, then click on the Speech options to enable the feature. Once calibrated, the Speakable Items feature on the Mac lets you do a ton of things without lifting a finger. Granted, it doesn’t have the conversation value of Siri, but if you’re in the mood for truly awful knock-knock jokes, you can even command your Mac to tell you one!