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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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#iACast 72 HR620 and Accessible Gaming

On this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha Jason and Matt discuss House bill HR620, and the latest in accessible gaming. Here are some links to topics we discussed.

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#iACast 38 – Game On!

For the longest time, games have not been accessible for blind and low vision users. Today, gamers have more choice in what games they play, and Michael Chad and Aleeha discuss their preferences in games on this episode of the iACast.

During this podcast episode, we discuss progress made by AbleGamers and how other game companies are making games accessible. We discuss how games could be more accessible, and we encourage everyone to contact game developers and discuss how much they want games to become accessible.

Game console text to speech was discussed in this episode and how this feature has allowed gamers to navigate the Xbox and the PlayStation consoles to buy and play games.

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#iACast 14: Wi-Pi

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ON this episode of iA Cast we discuss the latest Apple news, and we talk about the new version of the Raspberry Pi, a $35 computer that can fit in your pocket We discuss that Sony is bringing their streaming PlayStation game playing service to the Mac, and the latest in gaming news.

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