Podcasts, videos and other resources
Here are some great sources of information and advice about assistive technology.
The Apple Vis newsletter and podcast
The AppleVis Newsletter is an occasional newsletter featuring news, announcements and updates from the AppleVis website.
The AppleVis podcast concentrates on all things Apple, primarily with VoiceOver. It includes demonstrations of apps and iOS features as well as news from Apple (new hardware and software releases, sales figures and much more). A must listen if you use an iPhone or iPad with VoiceOver.
Signup for the newsletter at the Applevis webpage
Here is a link to the the Applevis podcast
RNIB Tech Talk Podcast
Tech Talk is a podcast and radio show for blind and partially sighted people who are interested in accessible technology. Find out about the latest products from specialist equipment to off the shelf solutions.
This is presented by the highly regarded Jonathan Mosen. It covers breaking news in the world of Assistive Technology, questions and answers regarding existing technologies, demonstrations and listener comments. Additionally, it includes topics such as advocacy, cooking, politics and pretty much anything else.
Here is the Living Blindfully website
Double Tap On Air
This is presented by Stephen Scott and Shaun Preece, formerly of RNIB Tech Talk. It’s humorous, informative and up-to-date with technology news.
The Blind Android Users Podcast
Here is the Blind Android Users website
We have had recommendations for three Facebook groups. You may need to join to participate:
JAWS Screen Reader Users. Discusses all things JAWS.
NVDA Screen Reader Users. Discusses all things to do with NVDA and Windows 10 10-11.
iPhone and iPad Apps for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Other podcasts and programmes which were highly recommended included In Touch on BBC Radio 4, Talking Tech (Vision Australia radio), PC Pro, the Freedom Scientific Training Podcast and the Sight and Sound YouTube channel.