Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 150 – Apple, Microsoft, and Sony Level up

Show Description

On this episode, Michael and Jason discuss Apple’s new M1 Macs. Michael shows off his iPhone 12 Pro Max, prompting a discussion comparing the sound of the iPhone 12 line to the iPhone 11. Finally, they talk about the new Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Sony’s new Playstation 5. They also discuss videos that have been circulating online showing smoke coming from the Xbox Series 5. These videos appear to have been Faked.

News

Apple releases M1 versions of the Mac. The current lineup contains the 13 inch MacBook Air, the 13 inch MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini.

Ad

Perspective AI.
Perspective AI is an app in development that will allow you to point the camera of your phone at text to have it read out loud. It will also be able to read currency, describe objects, and so much more. If you’d like to help test the app, you can get in touch with us, and we will add you to the TestFlight beta. We also have a WhatsApp group if you’d like to chat about the app and provide feedback there as well. If you’d like to join, let us know. We always want to hear your thoughts. You’ll find our contact info at the bottom of this post.

Picks

Jason: Network Effect by Martha Wells
Michael: Titans available to stream from HBO Max

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

On this episode, Michael and Jason discuss Apple’s new M1 Macs. Michael shows off his iPhone 12 Pro Max, prompting a discussion comparing the sound of the iPhone 12 line to the iPhone 11. Finally, they talk about the new Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Sony’s new Playstation 5. They also discuss videos that have been circulating online showing smoke coming from the Xbox Series 5. These videos appear to have been Faked.

News

Apple releases M1 versions of the Mac. The current lineup contains the 13 inch MacBook Air, the 13 inch MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini.

Ad

Perspective AI.
Perspective AI is an app in development that will allow you to point the camera of your phone at text to have it read out loud. It will also be able to read currency, describe objects, and so much more. If you’d like to help test the app, you can get in touch with us, and we will add you to the TestFlight beta. We also have a WhatsApp group if you’d like to chat about the app and provide feedback there as well. If you’d like to join, let us know. We always want to hear your thoughts. You’ll find our contact info at the bottom of this post.

Picks

Jason: Network Effect by Martha Wells
Michael: Titans available to stream from HBO Max

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 149 – iPhone 12 Pro First Impressions

Show Description

On this episode, Michael, Leslie and Jason talk about upgrading to the new iPhones, and the accessories they would like to purchase for them. Leslie has already received her iPhone 12 Pro, and gives some of her first impressions of it. They also talk about the speculation of the iPhone 12 series having a secret reverse wireless charging feature that Apple may implement via a software update. Also mentioned was the ability to set default mail and browser apps in iOS 14, along with the latest price increase from Netflix. Jason talks about T-Mobile’s new streaming service called TVision. Next up is Apple One, allowing you to subscribe to Apple News+, Apple TV+, Apple Music, Apple Arcade and more. Finally, we discuss the Charlie Brown Peanut Holiday specials moving exclusively to Apple TV+.

Picks

Jason: iOS 14 Leslie: the iPhone 12 Pro Michael: Doom Patrol series

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 148 – Apple’s October 2020 Event

Show Description

On this episode, Michael, Leslie, Jason and Meghan discuss their thoughts about the new devices announced at Apple’s October 2020 event. They also talk about whether they will upgrade this year.

Picks

Jason: Tone Transfer Meaghan: The Bobiverse Series by Dennis E. Taylor Leslie: Battle GroundMichael: Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 147 – The Future Of Computing

Show Description

On this episode, Michael, Aleeha, Leslie and Jason discuss the current state of computing, and where it could be headed. They also discuss Apple’s decision not to allow cloud gaming apps into the iOS App Store.

News

Samsung unveils new phones and products at it’s Unpacked 2020 event. Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, though they should still receive OS and security updates until October 2022.

Ad

iAccessibility has a new website. This new website should be easier to use thanks to the new WordPress theme for 2020. It is still being updated, but please feel free to let us know what you think.

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

iACast 146 – Apple Betas and Virtual Events

Show Description

On this episode, Jason, Leslie and Michael discuss their thoughts on Apple Betas and virtual conventions.

Ad

Perspective AI. Perspective AI offers OCR from your devices perspective. You can test Perspective AI now. Just head to TestFlight, and install the beta. Please help us improve Perspective AI by sending us feedback. It really helps.

Picks

Leslie: Peace Talks by Jim Butcher

Jason: Innkeeper Chronicles by Ilona Andrews Michael: Plague of Giants by Kevin Hearne

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

iACast 144 – WWDC Speculations

Show Description:

On this episode, Jason, Michael, Leslie and Aleeha discuss their expectations and their thoughts on WWDC and future Apple devices and features.

News

Ambeos are no longer being produced. The Android 11 Beta is out.

Picks

Jason: book series by Nathan Lowell Trader Tales

Leslie: The Expanse series by James S.A. Corey

Aleeha: LaCie Hard Drive

Michael: Text Expander

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

iACast 143 – Relaxing At Home

Show description

On this episode, Jason, Charles, Leslie, Michael and Jeff discuss all the ways they relax at home. Audible, Netflics, video games are only a few of the topics discussed.

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 142 – Working From Home

Show Description

On this episode, Michael, Jason, Leslie, Rose, Jeff and Charles discuss tools for working from home. They covered which platforms they use for meetings such as Skype For Business ZoomWeb X Microsoft Teams. Other apps used for productivity were Fantastical Cardhop Microsoft To Do and the Calendar on IOS.

Picks

Jason: Discord

Jeff: 1 Timer

Rose: Telegram

Charles: Unigram

Leslie: Zoom

Michael: Fantasy Star Series from Saga

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 141 – Our Perspective on New Tech

Show description

On this episode, Michael, Aleeha, Leslie and Jason discuss new phones and devices released by Apple and Samsung. They also talk about a new app in development by iAccessibility called Perspective AI. If you’d like to get early access and help shape the future of the app, you can install the TestFlight version. Once installed, you will be able to send feedback.

News

Samsung releases the Samsung S20 Series
Apple releases new iPad Pro, MacBook Air Mac mini, and Power Beats.

Picks

Michael: Doom Eternal

Aleeha and Jason: Google Pixel 4

Leslie: Victor Reader Stream

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 140 – Staying Productive In The New Year

Show Description

On this episode, Michael, Aleeha, Leslie, and Jason discuss apps that help them stay fit, productive, and safe online, as we enter the new decade. To that end, if you’re interested to see if any accounts have been hacked, you can visit Have I been pwned. Just enter your email address, and hit the “Powned?” Button.

News

The coronavirus is upending the tech industry’s supply chain, affecting the ability of companies such as Apple, to keep up with consumer demand.

Picks

Aleeha: AirPods Pro

Leslie: A Blight of Blackwings by Kevin Hearne

Jason: Locke And Key

Michael: [Incase compact nylon sleeve](https://www.apple.com/shop/product/HNQ32ZM/A/incase-compact-sleeve-in-flight-nylon-for-16-macbook-pro-and-15-macbook-pro?fnode=9e&fs=fh%3D4598%252B4c0f)
Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 139 – Past Innovations

Show description

On this episode, Aleeha, Jason, Leslie, Meaghan and Michael discuss some of the great technology released in the last decade. While talking about the Amazon Echo devices, the comical Echo Silver Video from Youtube came up and we thought we would share the link with you for your entertainment.

Ad

A new podcast will premier in a few weeks. Hands-On Safety will be a monthly podcast discussing topics pertaining to personal safety and awareness for people with disabilities.

Picks

Meaghan: Apple TV+
Leslie: Amazon Echo Show
Jason: Beats Solo-Pro
Aleeha: 2019 16 inch MacBook Pro
Michael: Star Trek Picard

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.

Categories
iA Cast iA Cast Weekly

#iACast 138 – Welcome to 2020

Show Description

On this episode, Michael and Aleeha talk about what iAccessibility has been up to lately, as well as what to expect in the future. They also discuss new apps, technology purchases, and new and interesting items in entertainment media.

News

  • The NosillaCast interviews a company called Aquark at CES 2020. They are working on the miniaturization of quantum technologies. You can listen to the interview on this episode.
  • Samsung has created a rolling robot called Ballie to help you control your smart home.
  • The PawdCast will return with a discussion on proposed amendments which the DOT is planning to make to the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on the transportation of service animals by air.
  • It is speculated that the next phone in the Galaxy line may be called the Galaxy S 20.
  • The self-driving company, Cruise, has made a self-driving vehicle without a steering wheel or pedals.

Ad

iAccessibility is ramping up its content on the website, which has been redesigned. You can look forward to returning shows, as well as some new ones; new training classes, and so much more. Stay tuned!

Picks

Providing Feedback

We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, don’t forget to check out our YouTube page, and for all things iACast, check out our iACast page. If you’d like to help support us, you can do so via our PayPal and Patreon pages. If you wish to interact with us during our podcasts live then please do join us on our Slack channel.