In this podcast, Cory Martin gives an overview of the Expedia app for iOS. He demonstrates how to locate flights, search for hotels and filter based on various preferences.
VR, or virtual reality, is still in its infant stages of development. Most use head-strapped gear, such as a headset, which track the movement of your body as you walk around.
In this episode, James Oates demonstrates the iOS app “Say Play”. This application allows you to dictate a song or video title, and then the app will find and play it.
Apple finally announced the much anticipated Apple Watch, at a special event held in San Francisco. The watch, having three models, tHE Sport made out of aluminum, the stainless steel collection model, and the solid gold Edition will be available for pre-order on April 10 and released to the public on April 24. They come in two sizes, the 38 mm and the 42 mm with a variety of different bands. Prices very greatly depending on the band for the watch chosen by the wearer, but the Sport starts at $349 US, the stainless steel collection starts at $549 US and the solid gold Edition starts at a whopping $10000 US. The keynote presented by Apple was already the most talked about thing in technology, but now that the Apple Watch has been shown off to the public, the hype surrounding the product has only increased, and will most likely continue to until the watch is released. One cause for excitement is the feature set of the Apple Watch.
Dr. Howard Kaplan, the developer of the iOS app, Spotlight Text, sits down with the team at Cool Blind Tech to discuss his amazing eBook reading app for people with low vision problems.
In this episode, James Oates talks about Amazon Prime Music, which is one of several benefits provided to Amazon Prime members. In addition to free two day shipping, streaming instant video, and the Kindle lending library, Amazon Prime members can also stream free music. James demonstrates this benefit on an iPhone 5, using the Amazon Music app provided in the app store.
Here at Cool Blind Tech it’s not just about technology, but also about people and today we had a unique opportunity to speak to a visually impaired entrepreneur, Brent Harbolt from The Harbolt Company, a store which focuses on unique and cool mainstream gadgets we can all use as blind or visually impaired individuals.