#iACast 75: Aira

Aira App Icon

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/75Aira.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIt’s been a while, but the iACast is back with another lively episode. On episode 75, Aleeha takes over the host spot with guests Jason, Chelsea, and Scott to talk about a service that is taking the blindness community by storm, Aira. We discuss how… Continue Reading #iACast 75: Aira

#iACast DemoCast 15: Tile

Picture of Tile device. Device is a white square with rounded corners with the word Tile in a light grey. It also has a round hole in a corner for a key ring.

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/DemoCast15TileApp.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSEveryone loses track of things. Whether it’s your keys or your luggage, it can be difficult to find. That’s why, on this episode of the iA DemoCast, Aleeha demonstrates a cool and mostly accessible solution to this all too common problem: the Tile. Tile is… Continue Reading #iACast DemoCast 15: Tile

The PawdCast 5: Owner Training Your Guide Dog and Delta’s new Policies

A Guide dog in Harness

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/PawdCast5OwnerTrainingAndDelta.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSWelcome back to another episode of the PawdCast. This episode contains a lot of very useful information, so let’s get started First, we interview Julie Johnson, who has trained several guide dogs herself. She is the owner and operator of her website, Guide and Service Dogs,,… Continue Reading The PawdCast 5: Owner Training Your Guide Dog and Delta’s new Policies

#iACast 68: CES 2018 and Combined Apple Apps

CES 2018

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/68CESAndCombinedAppleApps.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSWelcome back to the latest episode of the iACast. We’ve been gone for a while, but here’s an episode sure to inform and entertain. This week, it’s all about the Consumer Electronics show, held in early January. We’re joined by hosts Michael, Aleeha, Jason, Matt,… Continue Reading #iACast 68: CES 2018 and Combined Apple Apps

Managing Your Busy Life: Accessible Task Management Apps

Task management apps Reminders iOS icon

We get it. Managing all that you have to do in your busy life can be a difficult task. That’s why I have gathered four task management apps for analysis here on the iAccessibility Report. I’ll be analyzing Apple’s Reminders app, Things 3, WunderList, and Trello. All are very powerful apps, with very unique feature… Continue Reading Managing Your Busy Life: Accessible Task Management Apps

#iAcast UnboxCast 14: Google Home Mini

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/unboxCast14GoogleHomeMini.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn 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… Continue Reading #iAcast UnboxCast 14: Google Home Mini

#iACast DemoCast 14: Installing Windows on a Mac Accessibly with Bootcamp

Windows flag for boot camp in black and white colors

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/democast14InstallingWindowsWithBootcamp.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn 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 UnboxCast 11: VP Columbia Braille Embosser

VP Columbia at an angle on white background

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/UnboxCast11VPColumbia.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn 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… Continue Reading #iACast UnboxCast 11: VP Columbia Braille Embosser

Access Your Movies From All Your Accounts with the Movies Anywhere App for iOS

Movies Anywhere

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 limited time, if you link… Continue Reading Access Your Movies From All Your Accounts with the Movies Anywhere App for iOS

Texie for iOS: Does it Work as Advertised?

Texie App Icon

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. You get a few extra… Continue Reading Texie for iOS: Does it Work as Advertised?

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

iOS 11

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 you are familiar with the… Continue Reading Maybe it’s not Apple with the problem: Maybe it’s us

#iACast UnboxCast 9: 4th Generation Apple TV

AppleTV 4th generation

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/UnboxCast9AppleTV4thGen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn 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.

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