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Despite all the cool news that came from Monday's iOS 5 announcement, there are also many rumored features that didn't surface. Among the more highly-anticipated was the hope that we'd see some new voice functions brought to us by Nuance, the fine folks behind the Dragon Naturally Speaking applications.
It's time for wild speculation to begin. MacRumors reports that both Nuance and Apple are hard negotiators, and that the mere rumor of such integration might have stalled the announcement. It might just be that whatever this functionality might be simply wasn't in any shape to be shown in time for WWDC. There is enough time between now and Fall's official unveiling for anything to happen.
What sort of voice features would we like to see on the iPhone? Speech-to-Text already exists, which is arguably the best usage of this technology. Perhaps some location-specific language recognition? Games that allow voice commands as a way of reducing on-screen control clutter? Advanced translation services? Chime in with your comments and ideas!