Serina Gilbert, Callie Gray and Jeff Thompson meet up in the Blind Abilities Studio to talk Tech Tidbits and news from around the Blindness community and some Pop Culture that enhances the daily grind.
Is Apple’s Peek Performance just taking a peek at what performances are to come? Tricky little play on words there, Tim Cook.
Uber ratings that the drivers give you are now exposed. Check out the demo to see your ratings. Callie has a new iPad mini 6th Gen and has a use-case that works for her. Are you abusing your pinkie finger? How are you holding your smart phone? Is the CSUN in-person conference happening too soon? Amazon Prime is hiking up the annual rate, is it time to un-prime your Amazon? Accessible comic book app coming in June and lots more bits in this Peak Performance Tech Abilities episode.
Be sure to check out the links and the chapter feature for your listening options. Jump from topic to topic or take in the entire show all at once, the choice is yours and the opportunity is now!
Here are the links and the timeline for a few of the topics covered:
- Introduction. 00:00
- Let’s get this show started! 00:41
- Apple Event, Peak Performance March 8 at 10 AM Pacific. 02:20
- Callie’s new iPad Mini, Why and iPad mini and how was the set-up? 05:30
- Siri Voice number 5 is in the latest iOS Beta. 10:08
- Advancements Coming to AirTag and the Find My Network. 12:10
- Smartphone Pinkie: Have You Been Holding Your Phone Wrong This Whole Time? 19:14
- Clubhouse adds text-based chat rooms for the mic shy. 20:24
- Amazon Price increase now $139 annually. 21:20
- Uber now allowing us to check our ratings given by Uber drivers! 34:02
- App developed by professor to help visually impaired read comics expected to launch in June. 44:55
- Pop Culture: Abbott Elementary. 47:41
- CSUN in person event. Too soon? 53:06
- The 37th Annual CSUN AT Conference will take place March 14 – 18, 2022.
- Pop Culture round up, Potpourri of Tidbits,.. 59:39
- Headed Out and Contact Information. 68:38
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