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Blind Tech Guys

105 EpisodesProduced by Marco Curralejo, Kirt ManwaringWebsite

Blind Tech Guys is here to bridge the gap for blind and visually impaired users of technology. We discuss all things related to tech; however, we mainly focus on Android, iOS and mobile devices from a blind and visually impaired perspective. If you have any questions or suggestions for future podcas… read more

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Website Accessibility, WillyWeather And Labelling Buttons

Welcome to episode 68 of the Blind Tech Guys. Thanks as always for listening and we certainly have much to share with you this week. Please come back on Thursday at 7 pm U.S. time to hear us live recapping the Samsung announcements.



What’s New, In the News


Google Docs adds Smart Compose and autocorrect to the comments section


Twitter acquires Breaker podcasting app to help build Twitter Spaces


Telegram's location sharing isn't as private as you might like


Here's how WhatsApp shares your data with other Facebook brands


Apple AirPods Max review: disregard the hype


Serious Warning Issued For Apple AirPods Max Users


Do you prefer access to Whatsapp over privacy?


WhatsApp vs Telegram vs Signal


Apple Executives' Bonuses to Be Tied to Their Performance With Respect to Accessibility and the Company's Other Core Values


Google Phone app may soon get automatic call recording for unknown numbers


Qualcom's new Snapdragon 480 brings 5g to budget smartphones


Main Discussion On Today’s Episode


The team discuss methods of determining whether a website is accessible, and how to go about accessing all features of that site.



Marco demonstrates WillyWeather on a Samsung S10+, which is a very accessible and accurate weather app on both Android and iOS for those living in Australia. Taken from their website, WillyWeather uses information based on data supplied by the
Bureau of Meteorology and other sources.


Check WillyWeather out.



Nimer discusses Linux and provides our listeners with various options as to how to go about installing the platform and various ways of obtaining assistance, whether it be on an email list or by doing your research and reading documentation.



Did You Know?


Kirt demonstrates Blindo, an app with user-submitted Talkback labels for popular Android applications



Listener Emails


We only received one listener email this week, which made for a very quick q & a section.



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