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Podcast 29: Windows 10, RNIB OverDrive, presentations & some favourite apps

Published: Oct 15th, 2014 in Podcast. 5 Comments

The team kick off with a discussion about their favourite apps. Kiran’s favourites are developed for blind/low vision people and Léonie’s choices are mainstream apps, but can you guess what they are?


Podcast 28: Sonos P3, Jaws16, iOS8 & the new Kindle range

Published: Sep 21st, 2014 in Podcast. No Comments

The team kick off with a chat about the new Bose Soundlink noise cancelling headset with up to 14 hours battery life, before conversation turns to the Sonos P3 music system and associated app. Jaws16 beta is next up, and Léonie explains why dropping XP support has had a positive impact on Jaws’ responsiveness, before […]

Podcast 27: Samsung TVs, Microsoft Cortana, TechABreak & the British Airways app

Published: Sep 1st, 2014 in Podcast. No Comments

The team kick-off with news about the Samsung 2014 smart TV) with integrated accessibility features. Conversation turns to the forthcoming Apple launch event, and from there to the Anchor Direct rechargers. Robin has news of the Nokia Lumia 930, and the Microsoft Cortana personal assistant for Windows Phone. Kiran discusses recent improvements to Dropbox Pro […]

Podcast 26: Project tango, Firefox OS, iOS8 & the Amazon Fire phone

Published: Jun 29th, 2014 in Podcast. No Comments

The team is joined by Marco Zehe for this edition of AccessTalk, and they waste no time in talking about the best bits of the recent Google IO conference. Léonie is excited about Project Tango, Robin and Marco discuss Android L and the low cost Android 1 smartphone, and Kiran notices that there was no […]

Podcast 25: MotoE, BBC iPlayer, developer conferences & the Surface Pro 3

Published: Jun 2nd, 2014 in Podcast. 2 Comments

The team kick things off with a look at two new low-cost smartphones, the Motorola MotoE with Android and the Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows Phone. The perfect dimensions for a smartphone are up for discussion, and Léonie has trouble believing anyone would seriously hold a 6″ device to the side of their head to […]