#iACast 65: Blindness VS Mainstream Devices

BrailleNote Touch with Google on the screen.

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/iACast65BlindnessVSMainstreamDevices.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha, Matt, and Jason discuss what accessibility or mainstream devices are right for different situations. We also discuss what each person on the panel uses to complete certain day to day tasks whether it is mainstream or… Continue Reading #iACast 65: Blindness VS Mainstream Devices

iA UnboxCast 10: Amazon Element 50 inch TV

Amazon Element TV

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/iAUnboxCastAmazonElementTV.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn this episode of the iA UnboxCast Michael, along with Aleeha, and Jason unbox the 50 inch Amazon Element 50 inch TV with Fire TV built in. This is an accessible TV with FireOS built in. All‑New Element 50‑Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV… Continue Reading iA UnboxCast 10: Amazon Element 50 inch TV

#iOS11 is not as social as iOS 10

iOS 11

Background In the past, iOS contained built in social media sharing features which included Twitter and Facebook. These features made it easy for apps to connect to social platforms in order to share content with features built right in to iOS. In iOS 11, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, these features have… Continue Reading #iOS11 is not as social as iOS 10

#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.

#iACast 46 – Lets Go Face The Music

Garageband icon showing guitar.

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/46LetsGoFaceTheMusic.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn this episode of the iA Cast, Aleeha talks with Jason Earls, T. J. Meloy, Matt Dierckens, and Aaron Linson about their backgrounds in music and what software they use to create and produce music. Mentioned Music Software Talking Tuner on the App Store –… Continue Reading #iACast 46 – Lets Go Face The Music

#CSUNATC17 – The Accessible Copier from Canon

Top of Canon Copier

Each year, the California State University of Northridge (CSUN) holds their assistive technology conference. This year the conference was in San Diego California, and was held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. One of the biggest things that people go to this conference for is the exhibit hall, and iAccessibility was there and we continue to… Continue Reading #CSUNATC17 – The Accessible Copier from Canon

Accessible Gaming: Mac Vs Windows

Apple Zoom Logo

Gaming has been a huge portion of technology since the 1980s, and there has really not been a focus on if low vision gamers could play video games or read text. Now, with built in magnification between operating systems low vision users can finally customize their systems so that text can be read and games… Continue Reading Accessible Gaming: Mac Vs Windows

Could VoiceOver Users Catch Them All in Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go icon

Pokemon Go is the newest craze on both iOS and Android bringing in millions of players to Nintendo’s classic franchise, but could this market be bigger with blind users, and could the game be made accessible for VoiceOver users to play? Surprisingly, the answer is yes to both questions. Here is how. How Pokemon Go… Continue Reading Could VoiceOver Users Catch Them All in Pokemon Go?

Does Texture live up to all of the hype?

Image of Texture app icon

Texture is a new app to allow users the ability to read magazine articles from any magazine with only one subscription, which seems like a great deal. So, as we always do, we ask the question, Can you use that app for that? How this app works Texture essentially takes printed magazines and puts them… Continue Reading Does Texture live up to all of the hype?

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