#iACast 139 – Past Innovations

iAccessibility Logo with year 2019 instead of iA

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/pinecast.com/listen/464248f0-7acb-476e-bce1-b58f1030278f.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSShow 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… Continue Reading #iACast 139 – Past Innovations

#iACast 132 – Amazon Echo Announcements 2019

Echo Dot with Clock

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/pinecast.com/listen/092d6489-8e86-4467-8a95-61e0c990eb57.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSShow Description On this episode, Michael and Jason discuss the wide range of new Alexa products announced at Amazon’s September 25th event. These include the Echo Studio, Echo Buds, Echo Frames, Echo Loop, and so much more. Ad Online SwiftUI Training Providing Feedback We love… Continue Reading #iACast 132 – Amazon Echo Announcements 2019

iA UnboxCast 39 – Amazon Echo Show (Second Generation)

Picture of Echo show with text showing Amazon services.

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/pinecast.com/listen/e9c9ec66-6e5b-4996-8c99-feb19282639c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSShow Description On this episode, Michael, Aleeha, and Leslie unbox the second generation Amazon Echo Show. Providing Feedback We love hearing from you. Feel free to send an email to feedback@iaccessibility.net, or follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all… Continue Reading iA UnboxCast 39 – Amazon Echo Show (Second Generation)

#iACast UnboxCast 24: Echo Dot (3rd Generation)

Third Generation Echo Dot

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/iAUnboxCast24EchoDot3rdGen.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn this episode, Aleeha, Michael, Scott, and Chelsea unbox the third generation Echo dot which has some amazing new features and a few drawbacks. Features The third generation Echo Dot has amazing sound for a small device. It is bigger than the original dots, but… Continue Reading #iACast UnboxCast 24: Echo Dot (3rd Generation)

#iACast DemoCast 5 – Echo Calling

Alexa app logo

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/DemoCast5EchoCalling.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn 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… Continue Reading #iACast DemoCast 5 – Echo Calling

#iACast DemoCast 4 – Echo Dot

Echo Dot Second Generation White

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/DemoCast4EchoDot.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSIn 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… Continue Reading #iACast DemoCast 4 – Echo Dot

#iACast 35 – Hands Free Purchasing Power

Image of Amazon Tap on white background

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/35HandsFreePurchasingPower.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSWelcome 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… Continue Reading #iACast 35 – Hands Free Purchasing Power

#iACast 34 – iA DemoCast 2: The Braille Challenge

The Braille Challenge logo with letters B and C in white on a blue background over the Alexa Skills icon template.

https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/34DemoCast2TheBrailleChallenge.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSLast 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… Continue Reading #iACast 34 – iA DemoCast 2: The Braille Challenge

Ashley’s fav device of 2016

Echo Dot Second Generation White

2016 was a great year for technology. One of the things I am excited about is the Amazon Echo Dot. I received the Dot at the end of the year and have come to love the Dot as soon as I started explore some of its capabilities. Design The Amazon Echo Dot is a smaller… Continue Reading Ashley’s fav device of 2016

Google Home First impressions

Image of a Google Home

We are entering a market where the internet connected products that is controlled via voice is starting to get competitive. Up until now Amazon’s Echo has been the well-known product on the block. Now, in November 2016, Google Home is released. In this review, I hope to talk about how Google Home stacks up against… Continue Reading Google Home First impressions

The Braille Challenge is coming to Alexa

Image of Amazon Echo

Do you have the Amazon Echo with Alexa? If so, then you will soon be able to test your knowledge of Braille by playing the Braille Challenge game on the Amazon Echo, which is coming soon.

Echo Accessibility

Image of Amazon Echo

In 2014, Amazon released the beta version of its Echo device that lets users speak and get answers to questions. The Echo seems to be Amazon’s version of Siri, but with a few features Siri does not have. I just purchased an Echo, and have loved my experience with this device. The Echo will always… Continue Reading Echo Accessibility

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