Check out the OXO Good Grips Smooth Edge Can Opener on Amazon.com. We do not have this model, but it appears very similar with less metal.
In this DemoCast, Erin demonstrates an excellent free calorie-counting and weight loss tool available in a variety of formats called My Fitness Pal. This episode will focus on My Fitness Pal version 18.104.22.168c843 using an iPhone 5 with iOS 7.0.4 with VoiceOver. You are able to follow the developers on Twitter @MyFitnessPal and like the app at Facebook.com/MyFitnessPal. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!
In this episode, Erin demonstrates the versatility of a text-to-speech application called Voice Dream Reader for iOS. To find out more information about the product please visit the developer’s website at VoiceDream.com and purchase the iOS application by visiting iTunes, click here. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!
In this DemoCast, Erin demonstrates iBooks version 3.1.3 for iOS 7.0.3. She also interviews Jonathan Mosen about his new book iOS 7 Without the Eye. You can purchase this book in Braille and Daisy formats from The National Braille Press. You can learn more about Jonathan and his various ventures at Mosen.org, follow him on Twitter @JonathanMosen, and check out MushroomFM.com for the world’s widest variety of music.
By the way, check out Erin’s show, The Melting Pot, on MushroomFM.com, Sundays from 7PM to 10PM Eastern.
If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!
In episode 26 Erin demonstrates the new BARD Mobile app for iOS, developed by the National Library Service (NLS) in the United States. This app allows you to download specially-produced NLS books to your iDevice of choice. You can download the app on iTunes by clicking here. For further information on using the BARD Mobile app, please read the BARD Mobile Application User Guide. Erin also discusses how to share BARD books via Dropbox.
In this democast, Rodney and Erin team up once again as they demonstrate two new products from Google, the Nexus 7 2013 tablet and the Chromecast media streaming dongle. They give brief impressions of each as well as comments concerning accessibility.
UUPDATE: After the recording of this DemoCast, several articles have been published regarding issues with the Nexus 7′s Multi-Touch and GPS. The multi-touch issues may be related to some of our frustrations. Below are some articles related to the issues before August 14, 2013. Google has not announced a timetable for an update to Jelly Bean 4.3 so stay tuned.
Nexus 7 buyers report more defects as Google investigates complaints
Nexus 7 users complaining of issues with multitouch
Nexus 7 user reports bring talk of GPS issues
If you are visually impaired or low vision, be sure to check out High Contrast on the Serotalk Podcast Network.
In this DemoCast, Erin discusses the “StandScan Portascanr”, a portable stand for scanning with your mobile phone, i.e. any phone with a camera and scanning application. She also gives quick demonstrations of several scanning applications for Apple iOS devices, including SayText, Prizmo, and ZoomReader. For more information about the Standscan, including pricing and availability, visit them on the web or follow Standscan Portascanr on Twitter.
This democast discusses the Amazon Kindle app for iOS. Erin also introduces the Kindle Cloud Reader and discusses various device management options. To keep up-to-date concerning Kindle developments, you can follow The Amazon Kindle Team on Twitter (@AmazonKindle). You should also check out many places on the web to find other book bargains (click here).
In this DemoCast, Erin discusses some of the ways in which to use an iDevice with a Braille Display. She uses a Braille Edge 40 from HIMS International to give the demonstration. For a list of some of the most common Braille commands for iOS, visit Apple’s VoiceOver Support Page. For another Tech Access DemoCast detailing other functions of the Braille Edge, listen to Tech Access DemoCast 7.