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Talking Tech 20th April 2021

April 20, 2021

Apple Event for April 21 Wednesday in Australia called “Spring Loaded”

 

As we miss this event, we’ll catch up about it in next weeks show.

Remember you can follow me on Twitter @dwoodbridge where I’ll be certainly retweeting or commenting about the event and perhaps some new hardware that I’ll want to get my hands on.

In the meantime, here is the link to the Apple Event page where you can watch the live event and access past events.

 

https://www.apple.com/apple-events/

 

Register for My Next Exploring Tech Webinar - Braille Devices

 

As usual, the last Wednesday of the Month from 12.30 to 1.30 

AEST.

 

Register at:

 

https://www.apple.com/apple-events/

 

Assistive Technology Survey 2021

 

This survey is for folks in Australia or New Zealand who use Assistive Technology to better show case and urge further development of good design for websites and apps.

 

https://intopia.digital/assistive-technology-survey-2021-welcome/

 

It is Here - From the Developers of Feer - Sonar Islands

 

I’ve only done the tutorial and practise island, but looks very interesting and lots of fun.

 

https://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/games/sonar-islands

 

Microsoft Acquires Nuance

 

Aimed at accelerating its cloud health strategy.

 

https://news.microsoft.com/april-12-2021/

 

Microsoft Windows Insider Update Build 21359

 

A small, but significant change, Ease of Access change to Accessibility, bringing Windows in to line with other OS: Mac, iOS, and Android: i.e. Accessibility is located in Settings/Accessibility.

 

https://blogs.windows.com/windows-insider/2021/04/14/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-21359/

 

Apple TV Plus Now on Chromecast with Google TV

 

Select and install the Apple TV Plus app on the Chromecast with Google TV, and sign in with your Apple ID, and off you go.

 

Find Your iPhone via Google Nest

 

Just say Ok Google Fine iPhone and your iPhone on which you use Google Home will play a notification to allow you to find it.

 

BrailleSense 6 Webinar Demo from HIMS InC

 

A good demo of this new BrailleSense from HIMS.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PM3eY8MJLQM

 

Vision Australia radio Live Listen Page

 

Offers easier access to listen to the various online VA Radio stations.

 

https://radio.visionaustralia.org/listen-live

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