CES 2021, BBC Apps And How To Utilise Gestures
On episode 69 of the Blind Tech Guys, we went through all that happened at CES 2021, Marco demonstrated two BBC apps and Nimer showed us how to go about setting up and utilising gestures on Android and iOS.
Welcome to episode 69 of the Blind Tech Guys. Thanks for listening and we trust you will enjoy the latest episode of the pod.
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What’s New, In the News
Main Discussion On Today’s Episode
The team sat down and discussed CES 2021 and all the announcements that matter. There were the usual announcements by Asus and HP, but this year, there was a great deal announced that is relevant to blind and visually-impaired consumers, and those with hearing loss, as well as other disabilities.
You can get a good run-down on the four day event by checking out this Pocket-Lint article And for accessibility news, check out this CNET article.
For our UK listeners, Marco demonstrates on a Samsung S10+ BBC Sport and BBC Sounds, two offerings that are very popular for both sports fans and for those who want to hear all of the various BBC radio offerings.
Marco talks about the Trade Up for Samsung app on Google Play and is thoroughly disappointed with the process Samsung puts Australian users through in order to purchase the new Samsung S21 offerings and how inaccessible the Samsung app is.
Did You Know?
Actions are a powerful way of accessing certain system events both on iOS and Android. Nimer talks about how to make accessing actions easier in Android, and where actions may be found, as well as why you’d want to use them.
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