iA Cast


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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




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 Braille support for corded Braille Displays […]

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


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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



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!


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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



CSUN AT Conference Feb 27 -March 4 2017
Each year, the California State University at Northridge, (CSUN) holds a conference on assistive technology. On this episode of the podcast, Jason Earls, Jeff Bishop from the ACB and Michael Doise discuss what they feel are the highlights, and here are the topics that were discussed. Exhibit Hall Highlights NeoBraille from […]

36 – #CSUNATC17 Highlights


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Welcome to our latest episode of the iA Cast. This week we discuss the following topics. NVDA gets a big update to NVDA 2017.1rc1 NVDA 2017.1rc1 released ZoomText 11 released ZoomText site Roger app becomes Fika.io RogerTalk website Fika.io Replacements for Roger Google Allo WhatsApp Zello Hands free mode with […]

35 – Hands Free Purchasing Power


The Braille Challenge logo with letters B and C in white on a blue background over the Alexa Skills icon template.
Last year we released the Braille Challenge skill to the Alexa Skills Store. Join Michael as he demonstrates the use of this skill in this episode of the iA DemoCast. You can find the Braille challenge at the following link. The Braille Challenge – Alexa Skills Store

34 – iA DemoCast 2: The Braille Challenge