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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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Need For Speed And Typing Comparisons Between Android And iOS

Welcome everyone to episode 58 of the Blind Tech Guys. As always, it is a pleasure to be a part of your podcast listening experience and we appreciate you tuning into the show each and every week. 


What’s new in the news

  1. Apple Adds New AR-Enhanced ‘People Detection’ Accessibility Feature To iOS 14.2 Developer Beta
  2. Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G Was The Best Selling 5G Smartphone in H1 2020
  3. LG K92 5G phone available in the US soon at an affordable price
  4. Samsung was the top phone manufacturer globally in Q3; you'd be surprised to see where Apple landed
  5. Bridging the Distance: NVDACon 2020 December 5 and 6. Learn about the Free NVDA Screenreader and the Upcoming NVDA Conference.
  6. The Google Pixel 4a 5G Is Finally Available For Pre-Order
  7. Google is adding a free VPN to its most expensive Google One plan
  8. Google Testing Messages Categorization To Reduce Clutter
  9. Microsoft Is Finally Purging Flash From Windows
  10. Deezer Unveils Its New HiFi Room Designed For Audiophiles


Typing Comparison between iOS and Android

This week, we kicked off the main section of the podcast by discussing typing. In particular, we covered:

  • Typing lag between platforms
  • Differences in options for typing between iOS and Android
  • Slide to type demo on iOS
  •  Braille Screen Input Differences between iOS and Android


Hardware Considerations

Marco and Nimer discussed hardware considerations when purchasing devices. In particular, we feel that a good modem makes a huge difference in what makes a phone work as a “good” phone.


Warren's Tip of the Week

Warren could not join us this week, but he did prerecord a tip about a great app for reading the news called   Prometheus News Feeds


Listener Emails

We received a number of listener emails this week and the team appreciates each of you for taking the time to ask your questions and we hope that we managed to answer them to your satisfaction.


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