In Braille Screen Input for iOS 10, Voiceover users now have the ability to reverse the dot positioning of the fingers when typing, making it similar to apps from third parties that have had this as a feature previously. Additionally, typing in contracted braille now follows keyboard echo.In this podcast, Justin takes us through the steps of how to use the reverse dot feature, as well as a little bug to watch out for.
In this podcast Alex demonstrates iOS10 and some of its major new features and enhancements.
In this podcast, James Oates shows us how to use the Groove Music app. Groove Music is a built in application that comes with Windows10. He provides us with all of the key strokes that are available for Groove Music. He shows us how to search for music and create a playlist. He demonstrates the new feature that allows us to edit a song’s metadata. He shows us how easy it is to control Groove Music by using voice commands with Microsoft’s digital assistant, Cortana. Finally, he shows us how to stream music to a mobile device without having to purchase a Groove Music Pass. It has taken awhile, but Microsoft finally has a legitimate rival to Apple’s iTunes application.
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This week the Cool Blind Tech team catches up on all the headlines making news throughout the accessible tech world. Join Joel, James and Alex as they discuss the new Windows 10 anniversary edition and decide whether or not Microsoft has fulfilled its commitment to accessibility that it made in February 2016.
Talk of a new Braille display coming in 2017 and of our favorite topic, new games for our iOS devices round off this must-listen-to show.
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In this episode of the Audacity for Windows series, we go through some every-day edit commands. Sprinkled with humor and sarcasm, Alex brings you to the wonderful world of checking general loudness of audio selections and exporting some uncompressed glory.
With the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft added a Dark Theme mode for all of its Windows Universal Apps. Microsoft also added a dark theme mode for its preferred browser, Microsoft Edge. There is also a little known Dark Theme mode for Microsoft Office as well. Dark Theme modes are not only easy on the eyes, but they also reduce the drain on your laptop’s battery. In this brief article, I will explain how to enable Dark Theme mode in each of these areas.
Join James Oates in this Spotlight interview with Kevin Andrews of RS Games and Marty Schultz, the developer of Blindfold Games. Blindfold Games features more than 45 popular iOS audio games such as; Blindfold Racer, Blindfold Road Trip, Blindfold Bingo, and many others. RS Games specializes in the development of accessible games for the blind and visually impaired. It is an online multi-player platform for the PC and Mac, and now is available on your iOS device as well. If you enjoy this interview, download the Blindfold RS Games app and the Blindfold Games app, and start having fun! You can also listen to our demonstration of the Blindfold RS Games app here.
Do you ever wish shopping for the perfect Braille Display could be as simple as walking into a store and comparing tablets? Jessica shows you how it can be by comparing three similar types of Braille devices, the Braille Sense U2 Mini, the Perkins Mini Seika and the APH Refreshabraille 18. If you enjoy this podcast and would like to hear more content similar to this, please feel free to leave comments below.