This edition was recorded on everyone’s iPhones, in honour of Damon getting an iPhone5. The team lose Damon off the face of the podcast briefly, before finding him again and sharing the things they like about their smart phones, including games like Sixth Sense, and Papa Sangre.
Léonie mentions Marco Zehe’s smart phone experiment, before chatting about her new Microsoft Surface Pro, Narrator and NVDA. The team briefly discuss Internet Explorer 10, and Robin recommends the Big Browser app for iOS devices.
The team talk about the potential for indoor GPS, before discussing the likelyhood of the Google Car being available to blind people, and concepts like Volvo’s technology for avoiding swerving cyclists that could help overcome some of the challenges.
Kiran is happy about Microsoft PowerPoint support in NVDA, and shares some practical tips for creating presentations. The team welcome the news that the next generation Victor Stream will support Audible books, but Kiran reports on some concerns that have been raised about the Victor Stream itself.
@AccessTalk Podcast 14 (MP3, 48.9Mb)
Three of the @AccessTalk team met in San Diego to record this edition from the CSUN 2013 conference. Robin kicks things off with a new labelling system for the iPhone, called VoiceEye. Kiran has been playing with a new Victor Reader Stream from Humanware, and the team discuss the likelyhood of it supporting Audible books [...]
The @AccessTalk team is back for 2013! Kiran kicks things off with the Ray G300 Android phone, and Robin mentions the free EqualEyes app for Android phones. Léonie explains that Windows Messenger is shutting down, and the team discuss using Skype as the alternative. Damon wonders what all the fuss about the new Facebook graph [...]
The @AccessTalk team kick off with a look at Windows 8. Léonie explains why she’s in love with the new Microsoft Surface tablet, and Robin asks whether Microsoft can be forgiven for not including a screen reader in Windows Phone 8. The team discuss Window Eyes 8, and consider the future for the old school [...]
As the @AccessTalk team celebrates the podcast’s first birthday, there is plenty to talk about on the technology front. Robin describes the Windows 8 Phone magnifier on the new Nokia Lumia smart phones, but the team isn’t imporessed by the lack of a Windows 8 Phone screen reader. Kiran talks about Flexible Web, the new [...]