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#iACast 71 Getting Started with Web Design

On this episode of the iA Cast, Aleeha, Michael, and Scott discuss the following topics. Updates after HomePod unboxing. Everyone wants one. We discuss the Aira Super Bowl description through YouTube and the conference call Web design and development is a career accessible to everyone. During this episode, we talk about how to get started. Buying a domain is the first place to start. Some good domain registrars are hover.com, and namecheap.com Hosting is the next option to consider. We...


#iACast UnboxCast 17: Apple HomePod

On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Allison Hartley, Aleeha Dudley, Meaghan Hargrave, Jason Earls, and Michael Doise unbox the Apple HomePod. You won't want to miss this amazing episode of the UnboxCast! Let us know what you think of the HomePod with the #iACast hashtag, or by emailing feedback@iaccessibility.net


#iACast 70: Not A Very Smart Speaker

On this episode of the iA cast, Aleeha, Jason, and Michael talk about the following news topics. HomePod includes iTunes Match service You will not find Bluetooth Streaming support in the first version of the HomePod software. Articles and rumors state that Apple will delay features of iOS 12 to work on stability fixes. Apple is removing features from macOS Server like contacts, calendar, web hosting and email. We also discuss some topics related to iAccessibility since this is episode 70....


iA UnboxCast 16: MD-BT01 Bluetooth MIDI Adapter

On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Jason and Aleeha unbox the MD-BT01 Bluetooth MIDI adapter that allows the iPad to work with a keyboard with a bluetooth midi adapter.


#iACast 69: HomePod and Importance of Braille

In this episode, Aleeha Jason, Matt, and Michael discuss the latest news concerning the Apple HomePod, and the importance of learning Braille to improve literacy skills and to support the use of technology.


The PawdCast 5: Owner Training Your Guide Dog and Delta’s new Policies

Welcome back to another episode of the PawdCast. This episode contains a lot of very useful information, so let's get started First, we interview Julie Johnson, who has trained several guide dogs herself. She is the owner and operator of her website, Guide and Service Dogs,, as well as her Blind Mice Mega Mall store On The Go, which sells handmade equipment beneficial for any guide or service animal user, and some of which is beneficial for pet owners as well. Julie is also the author of...


#iACast 68: CES 2018 and Combined Apple Apps

Welcome back to the latest episode of the iACast. We've been gone for a while, but here's an episode sure to inform and entertain. This week, it's all about the Consumer Electronics show, held in early January. We're joined by hosts Michael, Aleeha, Jason, Matt, and, for her iAccessibility debut, Allison Hartley! Here's some of the stuff we found among the many products from this year's lineup. Kohler's $6,000 smart toilet Kohler's smart mirror This $16,000 robot uses artificial...


#iACast 67 – 2018 Tech Predicitions

On this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Jason, Matt, and Aleeha discuss the latest news in technology, and what we think will happen in the tech world this year. Here are some of the items covered. Spectre (security vulnerability) - Wikipedia Geekbench developer links iPhone performance issues to battery age ... IEEE 802.11ax - Wikipedia 2018 Will bring more Alexa controlled appliances 5G - Wikipedia CES 2018: what to expect from the year's biggest tech show - The Verge Featured image...


#iACast UnboxCast 15 – Amazon Fire 8 HD Tablet

On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Michael and Aleeha unbox the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet which runs Fire OS and the VoiceView Screen Reader. We go from having the device in the box to having the device completely set up. We also explore the VoiceView tutorial and all of the gestures that Amazon Fire tablet users will use on a daily basis. Amazon.com - Amazon Fire HD 8 - now only $79.99‎


#iACast 66: Holiday Entertainment

The holidays are finally here, and Michael, Aleeha, Jason and Meaghan discuss methods they use at their homes or at their family's homes to entertain guests and how they enjoy the holidays using technology. During the episode, we discuss what everyone uses for audio based entertainment through television based entertainment mediums. Here are a few of the things recommended. Audio Audible for reading Audiobooks, Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Prime Music for listening to music Apple's...


#iACast 65: Blindness VS Mainstream Devices

In this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha, Matt, and Jason discuss what accessibility or mainstream devices are right for different situations. We also discuss what each person on the panel uses to complete certain day to day tasks whether it is mainstream or an accessibility related device. This episode contains a tribute to an amazing tech enthusiast who left us in November. Jason Earls plays keyboard and created a tribute to Rich called the iPhone Man which is a parody of the song...


The PawdCast 4: Traveling With a Service Animal

On this episode of the PawdCast, Aleeha, Matt, Lauren, and Meaghan discuss ways to travel with a service animal on many different forms of transportation. Resources discussed during the episode include: ADA.gov homepage Passengers with Disabilities | US Department of Transportation TSA Cares hotline for issues with security screening in the airport NAGDU Guide & Service Dog Info on the App Store - iTunes - Apple While it is not legally required that you notify a carrier of your disability...


#iAcast UnboxCast 14: Google Home Mini

On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Aleeha, Jade, Jason, Matt and Michael unbox and set up the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker. This competitor to the Amazon Echo Dot was on sale for $20 for Black Friday, but still remains on sale for $30 currently. We review the layout of the Google Home app, which is required to set up the device.


#iACast 64 – Wireless Charging and Net Neutrality

On this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha and Anne discuss how to use wireless charging throughout your home or office. We also discuss the latest news in net neutrality Wireless Inductive Charging from Wikipedia Net neutrality - Wikipedia


#iACast DemoCast 14: Installing Windows on a Mac Accessibly with Bootcamp

On this episode of the iA DemoCast, Jason and Matt demonstrate the installation and setup of Windows on a Mac with Bootcamp. As they talk about in this podcast, the process can be completed accessibly without sighted assistance, unlike older versions of Windows.


#iACast 63: Podcasting Techniques

On this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha and Matt discuss the Dos and Don'ts of podcasting and what tools each person use. Here is what was talked about. Microphones Aleeha uses the Samson Go Mic Michael uses the Blue Yeti Pro Matt uses the AT2005USB from Audio-Technica Jason uses the PGA58 Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone | Shure Americas connected to a BEHRINGER XENYX 302USB Editing Audio If using macOS, one can use Audacity, GarageBand and Amadeus Pro to edit recordings You can...


iA UnboxCast 13: BrailleNote Touch

On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Aleeha Dudley unboxes and sets up the BrailleNote Touch with Michael Doise and Jade Sharp.


#iACast 62: Fall 2017 Phone Comparisons

On this episode of the iACast, Aleeha, Michael, and Matt discuss the following topics: Who was right in the issue of Blindfold Games versus Apple? Marty's Blindfold Games | Audio games for the visually impaired ... Breaking: Germany's BAUM Retec AG Files for Bankruptcy Protection as it Restructures, BAUM USA Still Open Google tells developers that accessibility APIs are for accessibility use only We compare the new iPhones to the latest android phones that came out this fall.


The PawdCast 3: Choosing A School

In this episode, Aleeha, Matt, and Dan discuss various items to consider when choosing the best guide dog school for your needs. Thanks go out to Andre Louis for our intro and outro


iA DemoCast 13: iAccessibility for iOS

On this episode of he iA DemoCast, Jason Earls demonstrates the iAccessibility app for iOS by going through each element of the app. iAccessibility on the App Store


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