Has voice recognition finally come of age?

It is a bold person who would dictate a message to anywhere public, such as a blog, without editing it first. But one area where speech recognition is very useful is dictating notes to yourself to remind you of things to do, or simply recording those random yet pertinent thoughts that occur to you during the day that might otherwise be forgotten. That would certainly change my life for the better.
I have been testing two products recently that enable you to ring a number, dictate a short message into a mobile phone and have the result emailed to you later so you don't forget. [click heading for more]