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iOS 17.1 is out, and it seems to have created as least as many VoiceOver bugs as it has solved. Listeners continue to share their experiences and concerns.

iPhone 15 Pro is proving quite compelling for many, and this is resulting in a good number of blind people upgrading from the SE range. Some are not finding the change easy, and that’s reflected in some of the questions and comments this week.

Version 7 of Reaper, a powerful and accessible digital audio workstation package, is out. It’s what I use to produce Living Blindfully. We take a quick look at some of its new features.

We have more discussion about iOS versus Android, and even a tip for blind DIY enthusiasts trying to find wall studs.

When I was at the National Federation of the Blind Convention in July, I came across the prototype of a system that seeks to gamify orientation and mobility training. Chris Hekimian gave me a demo of Farmer Noah and I’ll bring it to you this week.

In the Bonnie bulletin, we find out why Bonnie’s feeling like New Zealand is kind of like the Hotel California of countries.

All this and much more in episode 255.