Living Blindfully audio episodes

Episode 48: Write beautifully formatted documents anywhere with markdown, and how does the Optimise Battery feature on your iPhone work?

For those of us who have been using computers for a long time, inserting little strings of text into a document to denote formatting may seem like a backward step.…

Continue ReadingEpisode 48: Write beautifully formatted documents anywhere with markdown, and how does the Optimise Battery feature on your iPhone work?

Episode 47: Is it OK for people to use the word blind to mean something other than the absence of sight, would you buy an iPhone without a charger, favourite Bluetooth keyboards and more

Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here's what's in store for you this week.Opening and contact information,0:00.000An extra episode coming later in the week,2:15.544Is it OK for the word Blind to…

Continue ReadingEpisode 47: Is it OK for people to use the word blind to mean something other than the absence of sight, would you buy an iPhone without a charger, favourite Bluetooth keyboards and more

Episode 46: Plenty of news from Apple’s WWDC, facial vision and echo location, Braille displays, and a Twitter bot to get descriptions of images

In this week's show:Opening and contact info,0:00.000COVID-19 in New Zealand,2:15.595The audio described Atmos problem is just the tip of the iceberg and it needs to be addressed,3:00.633. To read more…

Continue ReadingEpisode 46: Plenty of news from Apple’s WWDC, facial vision and echo location, Braille displays, and a Twitter bot to get descriptions of images

Episode 44: What’s in your Apple Watch dock, Castro just got some epic new Siri smarts, JAWS works around dodgy audio Windows driver issues and preparing for experimental sight restoration

Kia ora koutou Mosen At Largers. We are prolific just at the moment and here is our second podcast episode of the weekend. Here's a summary of what you can…

Continue ReadingEpisode 44: What’s in your Apple Watch dock, Castro just got some epic new Siri smarts, JAWS works around dodgy audio Windows driver issues and preparing for experimental sight restoration

Episode 42: Wishes for iOS 14, new Ubiquiti Unifi gear, sight restoration and why blind Sonos Arc users should avoid Sony TVs for now

Kia ora Mosen At Largers. It's wonderful to be back again with another week of news and views. Thanks for making this such a great community.Coming up this week.Opening and…

Continue ReadingEpisode 42: Wishes for iOS 14, new Ubiquiti Unifi gear, sight restoration and why blind Sonos Arc users should avoid Sony TVs for now

Episode 40: If you were offered sight tomorrow would you take it? Funny stories about our guide dogs and pets, Sonos users are getting a huge upgrade this week, tips for switching to Android and more

Kia ora everyone. On the show this week. Intro contact and navigation info,0:00.000 COVID-19 in New Zealand and the mask evidence appears to be firming up,1:43.464 Would you take sight…

Continue ReadingEpisode 40: If you were offered sight tomorrow would you take it? Funny stories about our guide dogs and pets, Sonos users are getting a huge upgrade this week, tips for switching to Android and more

Episode 39: Some are being locked out of iOS apps, Android about to improve significantly for blind users, working from home with multiple talking devices and your memories of talking clocks of the past

Kia ora Mosen at Largers. Here's what we're all discussing this week.Intro,0:00.000Some people are locked out of iOS apps,1:05.694Hurray! Android 11 supports multi-finger gestures for screen readers,4:05.996Remembering talking clocks from…

Continue ReadingEpisode 39: Some are being locked out of iOS apps, Android about to improve significantly for blind users, working from home with multiple talking devices and your memories of talking clocks of the past