Talking Tech 24th January 2017

January 24, 2017

In this weeks show David talks about the Digital Certificate alert issued by AI Squared in relation to Zoomtext and other AI Squared products, discuss a couple of articles from AccessWorld (in particular an app being developed that will allow people who are blind to access touch screen appliances), and other stories.


Talking Tech 17th January 2017

January 17, 2017

In this weeks show Stephen and David talk about the iPhone 10th anniversary (although its really 8th for iPhone accessibility ad David states), David gives a quick run down on the Macbook Pro with Touch Bar and the Apple AirPods, two Xbox One Demos now available from David’s podcast feed as well as a podcast on the BallyLand Rotor app to teach children how to use the VoiceOver rotor.

David’s podcast feed to stick in to your pod catcher is at:


Talking Tech 10th January 2017

January 10, 2017

In this weeks show, David spends quite a bit of time discussing his experiences using the Xbone One console from Microsoft with the builtin screen reader Narrator.  Steven and David then spend time talking about some of the items that popeed up at this years Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017.

David will be producing a podcast on using the Xbox one using Narrator in the next week ros at


Talking Tech 20th December 2016

December 20, 2016

In this weeks show: confirming the iOS 10.2 Focus Braille display bug, updates to Apple OS’s (no substantial accessibility improvments), a reminder that the Olitech large print mobile phone from Vision Australia is for people with low vision, Windows 10 coming in Spring US time or Autumn here in Australia to include Braille display support, Microsoft continuing to make solid accessible improvements for Microsoft Word for Mac/iOS, several Articles of interest from the December Access World for 2016, David has received his AirPods and a loan Macbook Pro with Touch Bar (but has not yet have time to put either through their paces), and finally, if you need support from the Apple Accessibility Helpdesk over the Christmas/new period call 1300 365 083 or the Microsoft Disability Helpdesk 1800 280 300.


Talking Tech 13th December 2016

December 13, 2016

In this weeks show, Stephen and David introduce you to Vision Telco, a mobile phone/plan service supported by Vision Australia and our technology staff.  In other news:  David discuss’s his recent two podcasts (A Blind Legend for the Mac and My Podcasting setup at home), the Telstra 2g network is no more as of Dec 1 2016, a new book “Braille On Display” discussing Braille displays and note takers, Netflix has added offline viewing now for its shows, and don’t by cheap Apple chargers as they are probably fake and may cause you more issues than what they are worth.


Talking Tech 6th December 2016

December 6, 2016

In this weeks show Stephen and David talk about a number of items including an Article by Jonathan Mosen entitled “Saying Goodbye to the Mac”, how to get Siri to turn on the loud speaker when making a call, the BBC has released an app "Attenborough Story of Life” which is 1000 video clips of Sir David Attenborough’s documents over the last 60 years, and a nifty website for Wikipedia that reads out the articles for you.


Talking Tech 29th November 2016

November 29, 2016

In this weeks episode, David and Stephen continue the Christmas ideas theme, but this time, focussing on main stream tech.  David also has the following link to access his recently produced overview of the Synapptic Software for Android devices: