This week the Cool Blind Tech Team discusses some of the important questions surrounding the headlines in the tech world. Join Joel, Jessica, and Nelson as they share their opinions on whether or not a companies reputation should influence their decision on what accessible technology to buy. These answers and more are just waiting for you to press play and listen.
Topics discussed on this week’s show include:
The Price of Braille Reading Devices Continues to Become More Affordable
Check out the team’s view on the “Canute” and how it is making believers of non-Braille readers like Joel.
Augmented Reality Glasses Continue to Produce Accessible Apps
A year ago Micro Soft announced a new device which they called Hololens. The team discusses some amazing apps that have been developed for these incredible AR glasses. Check it out here to get an idea of some of the apps discussed.
Look Mom! No hands!
Dictation apps are available now in just about all platforms and with many virtual assistants. But, what about an app that helps you do more than just dictation? See how much you can do with one of the team’s latest finds.
Cool Picks This Week Include:
iFax for iOS
Jessica shows us iFaxfrom the Apple App Store that helps you send faxes from your mobile device.
Tile – Find & Track Your Lost Phone
Nelson demonstrates a cool device that works with an app on your smart phone to help you find those lost items. Check out the podcast and grab the Tile app.
Android Nougat Features
Joel is enjoying the new features that Nougat version 7.0 is bringing to his Moto G4 phone. If you’re running Marshmallow on your cell phone, you might want to see if it’s listed for an update to Nougat.