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On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Aleeha, Jade, Jason, Matt and Michael unbox and set up the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker. This competitor to the Amazon Echo Dot was on sale for $20 for Black Friday, but still remains on sale for $30 currently. We review the layout of the Google […]

#iAcast UnboxCast 14: Google Home Mini


Windows flag for boot camp in black and white colors
On this episode of the iA DemoCast, Jason and Matt demonstrate the installation and setup of Windows on a Mac with Bootcamp. As they talk about in this podcast, the process can be completed accessibly without sighted assistance, unlike older versions of Windows.

#iACast DemoCast 14: Installing Windows on a Mac Accessibly with ...   Recently updated !


VP Columbia at an angle on white background
On this episode of the iAUnboxCast, Aleeha unboxes the VP Columbia Braille embosser from ViewPlus with commentary from Jason and Michael. At the time of this posting, the embosser is still selling for $1495 on the ViewPlus website. This is a 100 character per second, interpoint, tactile graphics embosser. Aleeha goes through […]

#iACast UnboxCast 11: VP Columbia Braille Embosser



Movies Anywhere 1
Recently, a new app was released, in collaboration with Disney and several other movie studios, called the Movies Anywhere app. It’s available for iOS and Android, and offers some unique functionality for blind movie lovers. You can sign into Amazon, Google, and iTunes to link all your accounts together. For a […]

Access Your Movies From All Your Accounts with the Movies ...


Texie App Icon 1
This morning, I discovered an app called Texie for iOS. The app claims to be able to perform quick text recognition, kind of like the Short Text mode of Seeing AI. It’s free do download, but, in order to perform scans, you must purchase credits, which start at $0.99 for 100 scans. […]

Texie for iOS: Does it Work as Advertised?


iOS 11 5
A few days ago, I discovered an article written by someone in the blind community criticizing a new feature that has been implemented in iOS 11. Background: In iOS 11, Apple has implemented a new feature dealing with the way VoiceOver manages the Actions Rotor in the Mail App. If […]

Maybe it’s not Apple with the problem: Maybe it’s us



AppleTV 4th generation
On this episode of the UnboxCast, Aleeha and Michael unbox the ever popular Apple TV 4th generation from Apple. Aleeha goes through initial setup of the device, as well as its settings. We also demonstrate downloading and setting up an app from the App Store.

#iACast UnboxCast 9: 4th Generation Apple TV


A Guide dog in Harness
Welcome to the latest in new shows from the iACast network. It’s called the PawdCast, and it will be a monthly show featuring topics of interest to service animal users, with a focus on guide dogs. What a better way to start off the show than to talk about identification […]

The PawdCast episode 1: Service Animal Identification


Black Kindle Paperwhite
On this episode of the iACast, Aleeha, Jason, Michael, and Anne Currie discuss the accessibility of eReaders developed by Amazon. Discussion primarily focuses on the Kindle Paperwhite,an eReader commonly used in the educational system. It has a unique accessibility system, requiring a blind user to purchase the reader as a Bundle. We discuss the pros […]

#iACast 51: Accessibility of the Kindle PaperWhite   Recently updated !



Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Midnight Black
On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Michael, Jason and Aleeha talk about, and Michael unboxes, the Samsung Galaxy S8+. Michael goes through initial setup with TalkBack, and describes and demonstrates some of the features of the device.

#iACast UnboxCast 8 – Samsung Galaxy S8


Orbit Reader 20
On this episode of the iACast, Michael interviews Heather from the American Printing House for the Blind. The interview mainly discusses the new product from Orbit Research, the Orbit Reader 20.

#iACast Interview with APH at #NFB17


Microspeak Digital Recorder
On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Matt unboxes the Micro-Speak Plus Talking Digital Voice Recorder. He talks about and demonstrates the features of this device. This recorder is distributed by A T Guys.

#iACast UnboxCast 7 – MicroSpeak Digital Recorder