On this week's show, Steven goes AWOL and leaves Tim and Shaun to carry the can, but can they cope? Well it appears that they can as they discuss a new accessible science museum in Manchester specifically aimed at young blind and partially sighted people. Also on the menu is a review of RNIB in your Pocket ahead of its launch next week and Claire Potter speaks to accessible technology company VI Tech Solutions about the products they sell, plus there's news about CSUN in San Diego plus and...
As driverless cars start to being their testing in the UK we ask if blind and partially sighted people could one day use this technology to enhance their mobility. Steven Scott visited an exhibition and display of driverless vehicles, including the new Tesla Model X, and even had a chance to try it out for himself. #RNIBConnect #TechTalk
On this week’s show, Steven and Shaun are joined by Lydia Hulme to review the week’s news in technology. There’s also a chance to find out how Steven got on as he was introduced to the latest fully autonomous car from Tesla at an event highlighting the future of such vehicles in Birmingham. There’s also more of our listener emails. #RNIBConnect #TechTalk
This week Steven, Shaun and Tim discuss the new Microsoft Soundscape app that blind people are talking about – a new app that helps blind people better understand their environment. Also, listener Matthew Horspool gives his thoughts on the new Apple HomePod, and we hear from long time listener Dave who called in to share his thoughts on screenreaders for the PC. Plus there’s news and your emails.
On this week’s show Steven and Shaun are joined by new co-host Lydia Hulme once again. The trio are joined by Peter Gurney from Calibre Audio Library to respond to listeners’ concerns about their new app, plus listener Garth Humphries shares his first thoughts of the new Apple HomePod. There’s also a look at the latest news plus Claire Potter joins Steven to offer her latest Potters Picks.
Steven Scott presents a special report into cyber security and offers advice to blind and partially sighted people about how to stay safe online. Steven hears from former head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, and blind tech expert Scott Charles. #RNIBConnect #TechTalk
If you've always fancied a smartphone but think they're too complicated or difficult to use, why not consider the Blindshell mobile? It's available from RNIB and offers a simpler user interface than iPhones and Android devices. You can find out more about it by clicking on the following link [http://shop.rnib.org.uk/catalog/product/view/id/29628/s/blindshell-2-talking-accessible-smartphone](http://shop.rnib.org.uk/catalog/product/view/id/29628/s/blindshell-2-talking-accessible-smartphone)...
On this week’s show we hear about how to stay safe online and offer tips on how to avoid online cyber criminals getting hold of your data. RNIB Technology Officer Paul Porter talks about the Blindshell mobile smartphone as an alternative to Apple and Android, and we read through the week’s news in tech as well as respond to your emails. And let’s not forget Claire Potter who joins us again with another selection of her Potter’s Picks.
This week Steven Scott is joined by Shaun Preece and Tim Schwartz to discuss this week's news in tech. This week there's a look at the growing list of ways disabled people can get in touch directly with technology companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, and their new dedicated departments for access tech. Also, there's a look at ways we can make our home smarter in 2018 with a look at smart gadgets that could really benefit blind and partially sighted people. RNIB volunteer...
On this week’s show Steven is joined by Tim and Shaun again to talk about the week in tech news. Robin Christopherson from AbilityNet shows us yet another skill for our Amazon Echo device and Claire is back with another round of Potter’s Picks – this week she gives our listeners new ways to contribute to the show with low-priced tech.
On this week’s show, Steven is joined by Shaun and Tim to discuss the latest news in tech. There’s a guide to using Voiceview software on the Amazon Fire Tablet plus a new segment highlighting the various skills that you can use on your Amazon Echo. Plus Claire Potter returns for another of her Potter’s Picks – this week it’s all about hobbies!
Steven Scott is joined by Tim Schwartz to talk about the news from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. There is also an extended interview this week with Ian Hughes from the company Associated Optical, which sells among its many and varied range of magnification products, the new eSight glasses that the company who makes them in Canada claims can restore 20/20 vision to those with certain eye conditions. Potter's Picks is also back with some important products for those...
Steven Scott sits down this week with Ian Hughes from the company Associated Optical. The company sells a wide range of magnification products including the new eSight glasses that promise to restore sight.
If you are heading on your holidays this year and happen to end up on a Virgin flight, why not check out their new fully accessible inflight entertainment system. Using iPads and their built-in accessibility software you can browse and watch videos with audio description. Allan Russell reports for #TechTalk. #RNIBConnect
If you love gadgets that don't cost the earth, you'll love our new feature called Potter's Picks. Clare Potter will bring you three items every week that are accessible and useful to those with a visual impairment. This week Claire has some useful suggestions if you are blind and want to learn how to type. #RNIBConnect #TechTalk
You might have heard in the news how a security flaw in computer chips could have left our personal computers open to attack by hackers. Steven Scott explains how this news came about and what we need to do now to ensure we keep safe online. #RNIBConnect #TechTalk
If you love gadgets that don't cost the earth, you'll love our new feature called Potter's Picks. Clare Potter will bring you three items every week that are accessible and useful to those with a visual impairment. This week Claire has some suggestions to help us get fit in 2018\. #RNIBConnect #TechTalk