The team kick off with a chat about their own experiences of the Apple iPhone5s, thumbprint scanners and battery life. Kiran mentions SpeedDots tactile screen protectors, before Robin describes the Typo keyboard that aims to give Blackberry style interaction to the iPhone5.
Léonie talks about the BCAB Pocket PC, a portable device that lets you use any Windows computer wherever you are. The team then get sidetracked into a discussion about wearable pants, smart bras, smart watches and the future of wearable tech.
Virtual environments are next up, as Robin, Kiran and Léonie talk about the LGTV viral video, and hotels that use high def screens instead of windows to create the illusion of a "room with a view".
Robin happily describes the Motorola MotoG, a smart phone with an Android price tag and all the technical oomph of the iPhone5s. The team then wrap up with a chat about OCR with Serotek DocuScan+ and Prismo iOS app.
@AccessTalk Podcast 21 (MP3, 51.9Mb)
The team dive in with a look at the new touch cursor feature in Jaws 15, and consider the use of Jaws on Hybrid machines like the Microsoft Surface or Lenovo IdeaPad. Robin describes the new Apple iPad Air (or “FondleSlab” as he calls it), and the increasing number of different iDevices that are now […]
The team kick off with a quick recap from Léonie about the Inspire internet thermostat, and Damon wonders whether he could hack in and play havoc with her central heating. Robin and Kiran discuss the merits of the new Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets, and Damon and Léonie consider the benefits of […]
The team kick off with a chat about Android KitKat and ChromeOS, before happily discussing the features of the new iPhone5s and iPhone5c. With 64bit processors, motion chips, thumbprint scanners, multiple colours and iOS7, there’s plenty to keep the team interested. Kiran describes the features in NVDA 2013.2 that he particularly likes, then Léonie tells […]
Podcast 17: Bone conduction headphones, Google Glasses, Victor Reader Stream & the Guardian mobile website
The team kick off with a look at Léonie’s Aftershokz Bluez bone conduction headphones. Damon then describes a wearable device that continuously takes pictures, before the team consider the advantages Google Glasses might offer blind and partially sighted people. The team consider a US report that says 3D printers could save households £2,000 a year, […]