Episode 95: Advocacy strategies for better VoiceOver reliability, when religion and disability rights collide, tech tips and more

Kia ora Mosen At Largers.
 
We have received a large number of listener contributions from people who are distressed, frustrated and/or angry about ongoing accessibility issues with VoiceOver, Apple’s built-in screen reader for iOS. I’ll include a small selection of them, and discuss advocacy strategies we might employ, so that rather than being overwhelmed, we advocate for the quality we deserve. Coming up this week.
A selection of listener concerns about the current quality of iOS,0:00.000
Advocacy strategies for improving VoiceOver quality control,18:31.090
When disability rights and religion collide,33:17.210
Cool Christmas gifts,58:23.421
Thoughts on HumanWare’s new Brailliant family,1:02:26.125
BrailleNote Apex reaches end of life. Upgrades offered.,1:08:40.331
Looking for an accessible tool for DVD audio extracting,1:10:31.389
Meditation apps,1:11:33.873
Dealing with mainstream tech support,1:14:16.581
Syncing podcasts between Amazon echo devices,1:15:10.721
Looking ahead to the new decade,1:17:32.801
In praise of HomePod Mini,1:20:41.268
Synology Network Attached Storage devices,1:22:47.203
MisbehavingCastro,1:26:23.961
Social media behaviours that cause accessibility annoyances,1:28:11.803
The Mac Podcasts app,1:36:13.338
Thoughts on Seeing AI, Braille and other things,1:37:24.475
Returning the AirPods Max,1:44:03.327
The Oticon More hearing aids are a potential game changer,1:49:13.391
Anyone using an Amazon Smart Oven?,1:59:04.342
Another new laptop to consider,2:03:05.681
The Brief Bonnie Bulletin,2:05:04.719
Closing,2:09:24.949
 
 
Share your thoughts on these topics or any others. Drop me an email in writing or with an audio attachment, Jonathan at MushroomFm.com, or phone the listener line in the United States, +1864-60Mosen, that’s +18646066736.
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