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BlindTechAdventures seeks to serve your content consumption needs by providing both interesting tech topics and adventure-related topics. This started as a YouTube channel, however we are providing this podcast as an alternative way for consuming this content. To check out the YouTube channel where you can interact with us live during the broadcast, please visit www.youtube.com/blindtechadventures

BlindTechAdventures seeks to serve your content consumption needs by providing both interesting tech topics and adventure-related topics. This started as a YouTube channel, however we are providing this podcast as an alternative way for consuming this content. To check out the YouTube channel where you can interact with us live during the broadcast, please visit www.youtube.com/blindtechadventures

Location:

United States

Description:

BlindTechAdventures seeks to serve your content consumption needs by providing both interesting tech topics and adventure-related topics. This started as a YouTube channel, however we are providing this podcast as an alternative way for consuming this content. To check out the YouTube channel where you can interact with us live during the broadcast, please visit www.youtube.com/blindtechadventures

Twitter:

@nimerjaber

Language:

English


Episodes

Phones, Canes, and Twitter!

6/7/2022
Hello and welcome to this week's Blind Tech Adventures podcast. We have a lot to cover, starting with Kirt's review of his new Galaxy s22. Nimer then demos the Twitter web app with Jaws (no, you don't need yet another app on your phone), and we finish with our thoughts on the current state of cane travel-- what works, what could be better, and our different approaches to this well-worn tool we both rely on. In the News: 1. For those of you who use new Humanware braille displays, the Mantis...

Duration:01:28:07

Barking up the Gmail Tree: Gmail standard view with Jaws, rehoming retired guide dogs and more

5/30/2022
Hello and welcome to this week's Blind Tech adventures. We still see popular misconceptions regarding gmail Standard view accessibility, so today we're exploring Gmail standard view with Jaws. Nimer also shares his thoughts on guide dogs as he prepares to send an old companion to a new home. In the News: 1. Sonos is launching a voice assistant for their audio devices called Sonos...

Duration:01:11:31

Accessibility awareness week, Discord web app, airport travel adventures

5/23/2022
Today's show is fairly packed, starting with accessibility updates from Apple and Google. Kirt then revisits web apps with jaws to demo Discord, and Nimer shares his experiences with airport travel. In the News: 1. In case you missed it, here's Nimer's announcement of Android's improved Braille support from last week's Google IO conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_Ve29skMr8&t=0s 2. Apple also announced new accessibility features. These include door detection and voiceover...

Duration:01:19:24

Chowing on Dots

5/17/2022
the BlindTechAdventurers are joined by Keith and Julie Harrison to discuss an innovative new modality for teaching and learning Braille. At the heart of this is an app called Tonal Braille. We discuss this innovative method, and demo the app. * To download Tonal Braille, check out https://play.google.com/store/apps/de... We discuss some news articles, including Google I/O, and the introduction of new accessibility features to Android. Next, we demo the new Sound Recorder app in Windows 11...

Duration:01:40:15

Linux inside Windows, neighborhood walk and more!

5/9/2022
Hello and welcome to this weeks' Blind Tech Adventures. Departing from our tech exclusive fair lately, Kirt takes us on a walk around his neighborhood and sares some travel tips along the way. Nimer shows us how to set up the Windows Subsystem for Linux, with Kirt sharing some powerful - and somewhat obscure- windows keystrokes during Nimer's inevitable reboots throughout the setup process. In the News: 1. In case you somehow haven't heard, Elon Musk is buying Twitter. Reports now indicate...

Duration:02:11:43

Ask Me Anything: Nimer and Kirt Interview Diego, CEO of Strap.tech about Ara #straptech

5/2/2022
Last Wednesday, Apr 27 2022,Nimer and Kirt sat down with Diego, CEO of Strap.tech in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) webinar. The webinar was open to individuals who had placed pre orders for Ara. Nimer and Kirt asked some tough questions. We also took the opportunity to ask questions from individuals that placed their pre orders. Individuals from the audience were able to ask their questions as well. We learned a lot from this session, and we hope you will, as well. To learn more about Ara, or to...

Duration:01:22:12

Channel updates, the latest from Ara (Strap), Kirt bought a raspberry pie.

4/23/2022
Hello and welcome to this post-Easter Blind Tech Adventures. Today we have a lot to share, starting with our channel branding updates. The team behind Ara (strap) also have some updates, especially relevant for people with device pre-orders. Finally Kirt tells us why he decided to buy a Raspberry pie 400, a full computer inside a keyboard. In the News 1. Freedom Scientific recently released Jaws updates for 2022. I've not yet had the chance to test in detail but improvements include web...

Duration:00:43:15