Episode 198: Microphone advice, laptop advice, and one of these 26 things is not like the other

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Here are the topics covered in this episode, and the time in the file for each.


Classic 99 demo,0:48

Demo of the Sing my Number Alexa skill,13:08

Grammar checker,17:58

Looking for a microphone,20:28

Why does Winamp not stay in focus?,23:47

Mantis with multiple devices,26:44

What’s up with the Braille letter W?,28:45

Mental wellness apps,31:03

5% blind,38:51

The accessibility of Roku devices needs work,45:13

More thoughts on self-description,46:22

Getting numbers from Pinecast,48:13

Blind pride,51:01

We should be pushing harder for audio described ads on TV,53:42

I’m looking for a new laptop,56:09

my iPhone is full,1:01:59

Various tech topics,1:09:35

Lost focus,1:13:27

Looking for web accessibility resources,1:15:17


Victor Reader Stream,1:27:01

Fixing ears at home,1:28:32

A WhatsApp tip,1:29:46

Comments on Aira,1:31:34

Online accessibility advocacy,1:36:03

A problem with Backpack Studio,1:40:13

A review of the ARX Vision Headset,1:42:49

Looking for an accessible Twitter scheduler,1:54:00

Closing and contact info,1:57:39