Episode 34: is there strong science behind the public wearing masks, iPhone SE 2 reviews, conferencing apps, notetakers versus a smartphone-based solution and more

Kia ora Mosen at largers. We trust you’re keeping safe and well, both physically and mentally. At this time where we all need connection, it’s a bumper podcast episode for you this week, full of listener contributions.

Sonos move experiences,1:05.481

COVID-19 and the uncertain science of face covering for members of the public,2:24.783

How is the iPhone SE 2 working out?,9:15.250

More trouble with Samsung devices,11:04.690

Advice from the Scottish Government on protective covering for the public and COVID-19,12:42.740

More iPhone SE 2 feedback,16:26.573

Audio processing on Mushroom FM,17:21.644

Is there an alternative to Apple’s discontinued Cards app?,19:07.651

YouTube Music on Sonos,20:47.817

Blind people and crypto currency,22:02.081

More on the Zoom F6 digital recorder,23:28.874

Success with Braille Screen Input on a Samsung device and question about Braille input on a PC,29:42.255

Zoom Cloud Meetings questions,32:11.663

iPhone SE 2 thoughts and envy in the blind community,36:26.381

More on Zoom Cloud Meetings,43:53.133

Granular control of different iOS volumes,45:03.552

The cloud meeting space is really heating up,49:01.190

Notetakers versus a Braille display and an iPhone,54:27.150

Question about places where blind people can meet during COVID-19,1:02:53.178

Notetakers versus a Braille display and iPhone,1:04:27.788

Michael Feir talks about his book Personal Power iOS edition,1:05:06.043

Talk stations in New Zealand,1:11:00.291

Phone Soap poor customer experience,1:12:14.328

Migrating data from one iPhone to another,1:15:08.999

The Bonnie Bulletin begins with a COVID-19 update,1:16:20.652

Bonnie’s take on notetakers versus an iPhone with a Braille display,1:21:19.643

A request for a stereophonic Bonnie Bulletin,1:22:52.706

The iOS Camera Adapter kit,1:23:14.840

Reading Recommendation The Chronicles of St. Mary’s by Jodi Taylor,1:25:25.999

Microsoft Word 365 dictation is worth checking out,1:29:03.604

Thankfully Microsoft Word is now flagging two spaces after a period/full stop as an error,1:29:44.876

Michael Feir’s book and a new version of Ulysses for iOS and Mac,1:31:47.075

Exciting updates coming for Sonos,1:32:39.819

Tipping in the US versus New Zealand,1:35:27.555

Blind people in Hong Kong advocating for more accessible media apps,1:42:34.615

National Braille Press has some free kids’ books to give away,1:44:32.848

British blind man says people are being judgmental about blind people during COVID-19,1:45:30.443

InstaCart and comments on tipping in America,1:47:31.566

Mike Feir’s Book Personal Power iOS Edition,1:49:18.843

iPhone SE 2,1:51:32.013

Ways for blind people to connect during COVID-19,1:52:03.430

Closing,1:54:20.552