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Several weeks ago we published our last major podcast on the differences between iOS and Android as our first OSWars podcast. This time we compare the differences between MacOS, Windows and Linux and what everyone uses. Join Aleeha, Thomas, Michael, Matt, and Buddy Brannan as we debate what desktop OS […]

#iACast 42 OSWars Mac VS Windows VS Linux


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On this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Jason, and Aleeha discuss the latest updates to the Alexa app and how to use the new communications features for the Alexa app for iOS. Alexa App for iOS Alexa App for Android Amazon Echo Calling and Messaging

#iACast DemoCast 5 – Echo Calling


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In this episode of the iA DemoCast, Aleeha sets up the Amazon Echo Dot for the first time with iOS Alexa app. She then demonstrates a few things you can try with your own Alexa enabled device. Amazon Echo Dot Amazon Alexa App for iOS Amazon Alexa App for Android

#iACast DemoCast 4 – Echo Dot



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One of the first apps that iAccessibility reviewed was an app called Prizmo which would scan an image and convert any text found in that image to digital text that could be copied or opened in another program or that could be read by a screen reader. Now, the makers […]

Prizmo Go – A free OCR Solution for Everyone



Windows 10 Creators Update supported Devices
On this episode of the iA Cast Aleeha Jason and Michael discuss the Microsoft’s latest update to Windows 10 which is called the Windows 10 Creators Update. Here is what we covered during the episode. Microsoft adds accessible installation of Windows through Narrator Narrator gets┬áBraille support for corded Braille Displays […]

#iACast 41 – I’m Always serious about the Windows 10 ...



images of mobile devices iPhone vs Android
Welcome to the latest episode of the iA Cast. This week we talk about the differences between the two most popular mobile operating systems iOS and Android and we say which ones we prefer. Patreon iAccessibility has set up a new pattern account for our community to support our podcast […]

#iACast 40 – Mobile OSWars: iOS VS Android


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Talking Typer by the American Printing House for the Blind has now been released for iOS. If you are familiar with the Windows version then you will find it easy to learn the keyboard with the mobile app. Talking Typer offers training for the on screen keyboard, a Bluetooth keyboard, […]

Talking Typer by APH Now Available for iOS


two Samsung Galaxy S8 phones one showing the front and one showing the back.
On this episode of the podcast, we talk about the newest releases in technology during the last week. Here is what we discussed. Apple quietly announces new iPad at $329 price point Apple changes storage capacities of iPhone SE Apple releases (PRODUCT RED) iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Samsung releases […]

#iACast 39 – Quiet New Stuff



Game of Rocket League with AbleGamers Flag
For the longest time, games have not been accessible for blind and low vision users. Today, gamers have more choice in what games they play, and Michael Chad and Aleeha discuss their preferences in games on this episode of the iACast. During this podcast episode, we discuss progress made by […]

#iACast 38 – Game On!


Amazon
Amazon has been working on accessibility in their products lately with their Fire tablets and with their e-readers, but they have started in other areas as well. Recently, Amazon has made their Kindle application for Windows accessible with NVDA, and this is a big deal for users and the assistive […]

Amazon Brings Accessibility to Kindle for Desktop


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Welcome to episode 37 of the iACast. This week Michael speaks to Jade Sharp and Aleeha Dudley on the topic of using Uber while traveling with a guide dog and how this differs between countries. Resources from this episode NAGDU National federation of the Blind Guide Dogs of America List […]

#iACast 37 – Drivers in Denial