The Cool Blind Tech team is on top of the news in the world of accessible technology. This week, Joel, Jessica and Nelson discuss the latest happenings from Google, NVDA and say goodbye to an old friend. Make sure to download the podcast or press play to listen to this week’s information filled show.
Topics This Week Include the Following
The team shares its opinions on the most recent developers conference from Google. There is a lot of great features in the works and Joel, Nelson and Jessica share their favorites.
By now the news of the screen reader Window Eyes being discontinued by the VFO group has been heard by most. But, how will it impact the blind community? The team discuss this and provide some links below to alternate screen readers that are available for the PC.
One of those alternate screen readers discussed by the team is NVDA. The team discuss its development and how it is used by the CBT team to bring you such great content as these podcasts. If you wish to listen to recordings of the conference, take a look here. If you wish to contribute to the future development of NVDA and projects like Osara, you can donate here.
Cool Picks This Week Include the Following
Joel is digging in the crates for old school vinyl with his cool pick this week. It’s a new twist on how to play records via USB.
Jessica might be switching to a new virtual assistant on her iPhone with the latest release of the Google Assistant on the app store.
Nelson claims to have found the ultimate Bluetooth speaker with his Cool Pick this week. The way he talks about the speaker, it must sound incredible!