Archive for March, 2012

“3, 2, 1, Rant!”

This week we discuss listener mail, Draw Something Twitter Scam, FCC Code of Conduct for ISPs, Fake Law Firm Scams MegaUpload, Give Us Your Facebgook Logon, Single Sign-On Flaw Hits Facebook & Google, Mobile Safari Spoofing, Mac OS Trojan and ESET’s Findings, Apple UDID’s Are Off-Limits to Developers, Safari 5.1.5 Update Released, iTunes 10.6.1 Released, Siri Lawsuit, Again, Apple’s nanoSIM Licensing, Apple iPad Not So Fast, iPad Complaints Rise, AT&T Incorrectly Collected Federal Funds For Relay Services, AT&T Wants to Keep Customers, Comcast Going to XBox 360 and Net Neutrality, Blind Man Drives Courtesy of Google, UsersFirst Mobility Map, AppWriter for iPad, Deque System Upgraded Products, Never Too Old to Learn Braille, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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“The New iPad”

This democast will discuss our impressions of the new Apple iPad or iPad (3rd Generation) in terms of use and accessibility. We would like to point out that the iPad does get warm to the touch in the bottom left in portrait mode after using intense graphic apps, but nothing outrageous or concerning.

UPDATE 3/28: ZoomReader by AI Squared DID NOT work on the iPad, iPad 2, or the new iPad.

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Apple iPad Information:

iPad (3rd Generation)

iPad Technical Specifications

iPad 2 Technical Specifications

Comparison of iPad and iPad 2

Accessibility:

Apple Accessibility for iPad

iPad Accessibility via iAccessibility Report

What We Use

InCase Oragami Workstation for Apple Bluetooth Keyboard

TA Daily Tip 200: InCase Oragami Workstation

C.E.O. Hybrid Case for iPad by Marware

iPad Accessories

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“The New iPad”

This democast will discuss our impressions of the new Apple iPad or iPad (3rd Generation) in terms of use and accessibility. We would like to point out that the iPad does get warm to the touch in the bottom left in portrait mode after using intense graphic apps, but nothing outrageous or concerning.

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“The New iPad”

This democast will discuss our impressions of the new Apple iPad or iPad (3rd Generation) in terms of use and accessibility. We would like to point out that the iPad does get warm to the touch in the bottom left in portrait mode after using intense graphic apps, but nothing outrageous or concerning.

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The new and improved Tech Access Democast is coming!

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“Not So Hot”

This week we discuss listener mail, Vinux and Linux Updates; 18 Companies Sued Over Privacy Issues, Ad-Supported Apps Drain Your Battery, Apple Software Installer Update, Mountain Lion Preview 2 Gets Twitter & more, New iPad Accessibility, New iPads Feel Hot, Record iPad Sales, Apple Stock Option Changes, RIAA & ISP’s Start Watching Your Downloads, Maybe, Google is Changing Optimized Site Rankings, Facebook Success Might Lead to Charging Developers, Facebook Integrates with Dropbox, Paypal Dislikes College Basketball Pools but Relaxes Over Erotic e-Books, India Launches Braille Library for the Blind, Wisconsin Governor Wants to Improve Accessible Books For Blind Students, Justice Department’s Accessibility Standards Go Into Effect, Australia Offers Accessibility Certification Course, Young Australian of the Year Wants Funding for NVDA, Blind Bargains Goes Mobile, Nokia Maps Update Misses the Mark, Braille Sense U2 Trade-In Program, EasyJet Sued Again for Discrimination, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This program aired on Sunday, March 11, 2012, 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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“Cult of PI”

This week we discuss Book Hoarders Anonymous, listener mail, Critical Microsoft Patches, Firefox 11 is Released, OnLive Licensing of Windows & Office, Virtual Box 4.1.10, Dropbox URL Hacking, Catholic Vatican Hacked, Digital Playground Hacked Because It Was Too Easy, Safari 5.1.4, iOS 5.1 Unannounced Changes, iOS 5.1 Released Changes, & Apple Configurator; Sprint iPad Coming [Rumor], iPhoto for iOS Review, iTunes 10.6 Update, iWork.com is No More, Siri Sued For Being Misleading & Deceptive, Wal-Mart Helping People Move to Digital UltraViolet by Vudu, Twitter Buys Posterous, Facebook Creates Interest Lists, 12-year-old Sues School Over Facebook Privacy, Bank of America Helps Seattle Man Embezzle Millions, Police Do Not Need Warrant to Search Cell Phones, Microsoft Vocal Translation, Portable Sign-Language Translator, Accessibility Seminar at London Book Fair 2012, 6th Annual e-Accessibility Forum, Book Sense Master by HIMS, Chinese Work On Cure For Spinal Cord Injuries, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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“CSUN & the iPad”

This week we discuss listener mail, Book Hoarders Anonymous, Adobe Updates via Ninite/Accessible, Flashback Malware by Twitter, Amazon Drop Cloud Prices, Facebook Messenger for Desktop, Nuance Buys Transcend, Accessible Google+ Hangouts, Dolphin SaySo for Dyslexia, Ambutech Premium Canes, Eurobraille’s EasyTime Braille Computer, Braille Plus 18 (APH) with Android, Desktop Bookport (APH), B2G Braille Notetaker (National Braille Press), 6-Dot Braille Labels by Sighted, Baum Folding Desktop Magnifier, Capti for iOS, Vision Assist for iOS Revisited, Apple OS 7.3.5 Supplemental Update for Time Machine, iOS & HTML5 Rendering, New iPad Specs & Accessibility, iOS 5.1 Update, WWYT, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

To find the audio interviews from CSUN visit BlindBargains.com and Serotalk.com,

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*** Special ***

Celebrating the joy of books! Book Hoarders Anonymous has been released by Erin Edgar and Shannon Curry on BHApodcast.com! Please be sure to check them out and follow the Twitter account @BookHoarders for more information!

“Joyous Copulations”

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