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#iACast 139 – Past Innovations

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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.

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Picks

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

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#iACast 110 – Amazon’s Latest Acquisition

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On this episode of the iACast, Aleeha, Michael, and Jason discuss Amazon’s acquisition of the WiFi company Eero. 

News

Several Apple rumors, including

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This week, we talk about our shortcut site, Beyond the Gallery. which allows users to submit helpful iOS shortcuts.

Picks

Jason: Blue Coil Universal Microphone pop filter

Aleeha: 63rd and Wallace Echo skill 

Michael: Amazon Echo

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Coming Up

Be on the lookout for tons of UnboxCasts from us this week!

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We love hearing from you! Please send us an email at feedback@iaccessibility.net with your comments and suggestions. 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.

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#iACast 99 – Accessibility Vs. Usability

On this episode of the iACast, Aleeha, Michael, Allison and Doug discuss the idea of accessibility vs. usability.

Also discussed are first impressions of the Surface Pro 6, the Surface Go, and the Surface Book from Microsoft.

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Picks:

Allison’s pick is the August Smart lock. Doug’s pick is the iPhone SE. Michael’s pick is the Invoke Smart speaker, and Aleeha picked Youtube TV.

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#iAcast 98 – Technological camouflage

On this weekly episode of the iAcast, Aleeha, Jason, Matt, and Michael discuss the latest Google Event in the news section. In the main topic of the show, the panel talks about companies attempting to make home technology look apart of the decor of your home. 

For our picks this week, Aleeha chooses a parcel package tracker. 

Jason chooses Treasure Island musical.

Matt picks Overcast, a podcast player. 

Michael’s pick is the Microsoft Windows Fall Software Update. 

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#iACast 82 – Google Tablet Degradation

On this episode of the #iACast, Aleeha, Michael, Allison, and Jason talked about the degradation of Android tablets. They mentioned the top Android tablets from PCMag,  and the fact that Google removed support for their tablets from Android P. In the news, they talked about:

This week’s advertisement featured the iAccessibility training program.

The show concluded with everyone’s weekly picks. Aleeha talked about Flicktype beta, Allison talked about the West World TV show and  Aira’s description of the royal wedding. Jason’s pick was File explorer by Skyjos. Michael talked about his pick Movie Pass. Feel free to send feedback to feedback@iAccessibility.net or follow us at iAccessibility1 on Twitter.

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#iACast 81 – Google I/O Predictions

On this episode, Michael, Aleeha, Jason, and Scott mainly discuss Google I/O and our predictions for what this year will bring. In the news, we talk about Siri providing an explicit definition of the word “mother” and the release of KNFB Reader version 3 for iOS. After the discussion of Google I/O, we give our favorites for the week. Scott’s pick is the Behringer 302 USB Mixer and Shure PG58A microphone, links to which can be found in our podcast etiquette episode. Michael’s pick is an audiogame called Sonarium. Jason’s is the ever popular food ordering app called DoorDash. Finally, Aleeha showcases the password management system 1Password. Don’t forget to send us any comments or suggestions to feedback@iaccessibility.net and follow us on Twitter at @iaccessibility1.

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#iACast UnboxCast 18: Google Pixel 2

On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Michael unboxes the Google Pixel 2 with guests Aleeha, Lauren, Chelsea and Jason. Michael takes us through initial setup and talks about the basic features of the phone. Don’t forget to contact us with any feedback at feedback@iaccessibility.net or by following us on Twitter @iaccessibility1. Also, please donate to our Patreon at patreon.com/iacast.

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#iAcast UnboxCast 14: Google Home Mini

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 Home app, which is required to set up the device.

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#iACast 62: Fall 2017 Phone Comparisons

On this episode of the iACast, Aleeha, Michael, and Matt discuss the following topics:

 

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#iACast 61: All These Devices!

On this episode of the iA Cast, Aleeha, Michael, and Jason discuss all of the latest devices announced for this holiday season and what everyone would like to get their hands on.

Apple

Amazon

Google

Microsoft

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iA CodeCast 1: Hello World!

Hello World! This is the first episode of an all new show from iAccessibility where we discuss all things code. On this episode we discuss the basics of coding and how to get started.

Text Editors

Integrated Developer Environments

Education

Programming Challenge

Each episode we post a new programming challenge that you can submit to us by joining the iACoders mailing list. Simply send an email to iacoders-join@iaccessibility.net. You will need to confirm your email address, which may be in your spam folder after you join.

This week’s challenge is to build a hello world application that says Hello World. The app will then ask the user their name and then Print the person’s name back out after the word Hello. You will need to use code to print items to the screen, use variables, and request user information. You may use whatever language you like to make this solution, but do not put compiled code in the list.

 

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#iACast 53 – AI Cast

On this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha, Jason, Matt, Anne and Meaghan discuss the current status of artificial intelligence in consumer technology products.

AI Topics Include