There have been a lot of new and exciting changes released in this version of iOS. In particular, Apple appears to be focusing on multitasking and ease of use, as they continue to improve apps and provide a more user-friendly experience. Here are just a few features of particular interest:
There are several apps out there that can identify an object in front of your camera, as well as its color. Apps like TapTapSee for example, use a conventional method to do this called crowdsourcing. This means that as soon as you take a picture of an object, it is transmitted to a server where it is then analyzed by a group of people. Once they determine what the image represents, the result is instantly sent back to you. This insures that you will almost always get accurate results, but then one drawback to this method is that you usually have to wait a while for your image to be recognized; not to mention that the device you’re sending the image from has to be connected to the internet the entire time.
In this podcast, Justin explains what keyboard shortcuts are, and explains how to use them. Although they cannot be used with braille screen input or the handwriting features on the iPhone, they still can make typing much easier.
This week, Alex Justin and Joel Explore the new accessibility features on the latest release of Android N developer edition.
They also discuss the latest updates from amazon that may be better suited to a 007 movie.
Opinions on the latest accessibility claims from Microsoft and this week’s Cool Picks round off another great edition of VIP.
From Barcelona Spain to San Diego California, this week’s show has you virtually travelling the world like a pro and making sure you don’t miss out on the happenings in the world of accessible tech. Joel, Alex and tomi discuss upcoming tech recently presented at Mobile World Congress (MWC).
The team then shares it’s opinions on the ongoing battle between Apple and the FBI.
They share their wish list for the highly anticipated CSUN convention.
Finally, without a bit of jet lag between them, they share their cool picks of the week on this must-listen-to show.
In the world of VOIP (Voice Over IP) communication, apps abound which provide you with many functions and features for good voice communication. Some of these are straight forward, used for simplicity like Skype. Others, such as Ventrilo, TeamSpeak and TeamTalk offer a more flexible approach, with servers and channels that people use to attain higher depths in voice quality.
In this podcast, Justin takes us through all the basics of seeing your iPhone’s signal strength in DBM, or decibel-milliwatts. Though this may extremely complicated, Justin reveals that it is actually very simple and demonstrates how to change your signal strength to DBM, then how to take it back to the default settings.
In this podcast, Justin takes us through the custom vibrations on iOS. He shows us how to assign vibrations to specific contacts, the default ones that iOS comes with and how to create new custom vibrations.