Archive for August, 2011

This tip demonstrates a way to set up a volume threshold on your iOS device, such as the iPhone 4. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This tip introduces a podcast dealing with travel from a blindness perspective called Hear and There. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This discusses the way in which you can delete old copies of files that accumulate in your Dropbox cache. In case you need a Dropbox account, please click here to get your free one! If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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“Come Hell or High-Water”

This week we discuss the East Coast Earthquake, Hurricane Irene, listener mail, Steve Jobs leaving Apple, HP changes product focus, Facebook changes, Google+, Dropbox for OS Lion update, iSpeech Bush, iSpeech Obama, Vocalyze, Hand Mounted Sonar for Blind, social media accessibility survey and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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“Big Pot of Goodies”

This program aired on Monday, August 22, 2011, on MushroomFM.com, the home of the Fun Guys! Tune in live on Sundays from 7pm to 10pm eastern, or 23:00-02:00 UTC. You may also visit the show page at MushroomFM.com/MeltingPot. To make requests please follow the show’s Twitter account @MeltingPotShow, call (774) ASK-Erin (774-275-3746), or email erin@mushroomfm.com.

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This tip provides information on how to set your Skype privacy settings. Please be aware of a new Skype scam going around where Malware distributors try to scare you into installing their Internet Security software, but if you only accept calls from your contact list you can protect yourself. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This program aired on Sunday, August 21, 2011, on MushroomFM.com, the home of the Fun Guys! Tune in live on Sundays from 7pm to 10pm eastern, or 23:00-02:00 UTC. You may also visit the show page at MushroomFM.com/MeltingPot. To make requests please follow the show’s Twitter account @MeltingPotShow, call (774) ASK-Erin (774-275-3746), or email

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This tip discusses a site dedicated to news and stories related to people with various types of disabilities called Disability Scoop. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This demonstrates a way in which you can train your JAWS screenreader to pronounce words in a specific way. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This discusses a nifty app for called Nosh for iOS and Android that allows you to rate and review food at various restaurants in your area. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

Thanks to the End of LIne Show for the recommendation.

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