BlindTechAdventures

BlindTechAdventures

BlindTechAdventures seeks to serve your content consumption needs by providing both interesting tech topics and adventure-related topics. This started as a YouTube channel, however we are providing this podcast as an alternative way for consuming this content. To check out the YouTube channel where you can interact with us live during the broadcast, please visit www.youtube.com/blindtechadventures

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June 7, 2022 88 min

Hello and welcome to this week's Blind Tech Adventures podcast.  We have a lot to cover, starting with Kirt's review of his new Galaxy s22.  Nimer then demos the Twitter web app with Jaws (no, you don't need yet another app on your phone), and we finish with our thoughts on the current state of cane travel-- what works, what could be better, and our different approaches to this well-worn tool we both rely on.

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Hello and welcome to this week's Blind Tech adventures.  We still see popular misconceptions regarding gmail Standard view accessibility, so today we're exploring Gmail standard view with Jaws.  Nimer also shares his thoughts on guide dogs as he prepares to send an old companion to a new home.

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1.  Sonos is launching a voice assistant for their audio devices called Sonos Controller.
https://www.youtube.com/redirect...

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Today's show is fairly packed, starting with accessibility updates from Apple and Google.  Kirt then revisits web apps with jaws to demo Discord, and Nimer shares his experiences with airport travel.

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1.  In case you missed it, here's Nimer's announcement of Android's improved Braille support from last week's Google IO conference.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_Ve29skMr8&t=0s

2.  Apple als...

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May 17, 2022 100 min

the BlindTechAdventurers are joined by Keith and Julie Harrison to discuss an innovative new modality for teaching and learning Braille. At the heart of this is an app called Tonal Braille. We discuss this innovative method, and demo the app.

* To download Tonal Braille, check out https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...

We discuss some news articles, including Google I/O, and the introduction of new accessibility features to Android...

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Hello and welcome to this weeks' Blind Tech Adventures. Departing from our tech exclusive fair lately, Kirt takes us on a walk around his neighborhood and sares some travel tips along the way. Nimer shows us how to set up the Windows Subsystem for Linux, with Kirt sharing some powerful - and somewhat obscure- windows keystrokes during Nimer's inevitable reboots throughout the setup process.

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1.  In case you someho...

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Last Wednesday, Apr 27 2022,Nimer and Kirt sat down with Diego, CEO of Strap.tech in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) webinar. The webinar was open to individuals who had placed pre orders for Ara. Nimer and Kirt asked some tough questions. We also took the opportunity to ask questions from individuals that placed their pre orders. Individuals from the audience were able to ask their questions as well. We learned a lot from this session, a...

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Hello and welcome to this post-Easter Blind Tech Adventures.  Today we have a lot to share, starting with our channel branding updates. The team behind Ara (strap) also have some updates, especially relevant for people with device pre-orders. Finally Kirt tells us why he decided to buy a Raspberry pie 400, a full computer inside a keyboard.

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1.  Freedom Scientific recently released Jaws updates for 2022. I've not yet h...

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