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Boys, Just Want To Have Fun

Hello and thank you for joining us for episode 55 of the ANATAD Podcast. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to listen and boy, what a fun podcast this turned out to be.In the news this weekiPhone launches imminent according to this ZDNET...

Exploring The Great Outdoors With Lazarillo

Hello and thank you for joining us for episode 54 of the ANATAD Podcast. We appreciate you taking the time out of your week to give us a listen and we are sure that you will enjoy this episode as much as we loved putting it together for you.This week,...

Google Pixel 5 Event Wrapup

In this special midweek episode of the ANATAD Podcast, we celebrate National Podcast day by discussing the Google event held on 30-Sep, 2020.We started by discussing The new Chromecast with Google TV, including voice remote.Next, we discussed the...

Exploring The Power Of OCR and Navigational Apps

Hello, and thank you for joining us for the 53rd episode of the ANATAD Podcast and the team would like to wish Google a very happy birthday!In the NewsGoogle celebrates its birthday in some countries with store dealsGoogle confirms September 30 launch...

Envision AI: Making The Impossible Possible

Hello, and thank you for joining us for the 52nd episode of the ANATAD Podcast and it would be remiss of us not to join in and wish all Israelis and other Jews a happy new year.In the NewsApple September 2020 event: Everything announcedWhat's New in iOS...

Productivity: Is This Possible For Blind And Visually-impaired Smart Phone Users

Hello, and thank you for joining us for the 51st episode of the ANATAD Podcast. We are so lucky to have you all onboard with us each and every week and we truly do appreciate you being a part of our ever-growing ANATAD family.In the NewsRootmetrics...

Bottoms' Up: Let's Celebrate with Anatad #50!

On the 50th episode of the ANATAD Podcast, we celebrated the fact that we are going from strength to strength and it's thanks to our ever growing family that this is the case, so a massive thank you from us to you for joining us for this significant...

Android vs iPhone: Braille Input And Web Accessibility

Welcome to episode 49 of the ANATAD Podcast. The team would like to thank you all for tuning in this week and a special welcome to our many new listeners.What's New In The NewsMarco discussed the retirement of Dan Clark and His 25 Years of Service to...

Unboxing The OnePlus Nord

In this special mid-week bonus episode, one of our listeners sent us a live submission of an unboxing of a brand new OnePlus Nord.To find out more about this exciting mid-range offering, head on over to the OnePlus Nord Series website.In conclusion• To...

Android vs iPhone: The Battle Of The Chat Apps

Welcome to the ANATAD Podcast. In the NewsAccording to Applevis, Apple Warns VoiceOver Users Not to Install watchOS 7 Beta 4 or the first Public Preview (Update: issue resolved in beta 5) We talk about the Top Ten Cheap Android SmartphonesAs well as...

Unboxing A Google Pixel 4a And A Shiny New Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G

In this mid-week bonus episode of the ANATAD Podcast, Nimer, Warren and Marco got to unbox a couple of shiny new toys and what a fun and informative episode it turned out to be.Warren kicked off the show by unboxing a Google Pixel 4awhich arrived at his...

Android vs iPhone: The Heat Is On

Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for this week's ANATAD Podcast.Firstly, a very happy independence day to our listeners located in India and we trust that you celebrated accordingly. In the News   Google wants to hear from users who are...

Android vs iPhone, The Battle Begins

Welcome to Episode 46 of ANATAD Podcast. Over the next few weeks, we will be comparing Android vs iPhone and seeing who comes out on top.We started off this episode by thanking our podcast host Buzzsprout for the excellent work they have done on...

Harry Potter and the Magic of Root and Rom

A massive episode 45 has just hit your podcatcher and what an episode it was.We kicked it all off with a huge thanks to Buzzsprout who we have chosen to host our podcast. The amount of work and goodwill from these guys to make their website truly...

Let's Make Your Phone Purr

In the News:Warren mentioned The war between china and Nokia. You can learn more by visiting this CNET article.While reading this page, Warren demonstrated how to adda shortcut to any web page on your home screen.Nimer spoke about AT&T announcing...

VPN, OnePlus, an Lots of Fun

Anatad Podcast Episode #43: VPN's, OnePlus, and lots of Fun    by Nimer Jaber, Warren Carr, and Marco CurralejoNews:The recent Twitter hack was in the spotlight, so we talked about that. You can learn more by visiting this link.We discussed at length...

Check That Email

As we chug along and reaching episode 41, we turn our attention to the email clients, but first we talked about certain things making the news, including the price increases of YouTube TV, T-Mobile phone services, AT&T and the fact that the...

Android 11 Beta 1.5 and the revival of Oxygen

With the many changes coming in fast on Android 11 beta, we had to do yet another episode where the main thrust is Android 11 with the just dropped update to Android 11 beta 1.5.We had to talk about the upcoming OnePlus Z that is scheduled to be...

Joyful Machine

We are joined by a special guest, Ian Hanson from "Joyful Machine."The spotlight is on the "Modality Keyboard."Mr. Hanson discussed what he would like to do with respect to the keyboard becoming accessible.We talked about some of the challenges that...

To 5G or not to 5G

During the 42nd episode of the Anatad podcast, Marco, Nimer, and Warren started out by discussing the news. This included discussion of the Pixel 4A, 4A 5G, and Pixel 5 rumors. Also in the news, the NFB convention takes place next week, and Google will...

Android 11 Beta One

We welcome two guests to episode 38--Android 11 Beta 1 and a guest all the way from "down under"--Marco, another Android fanboy.We opened up the session with a good discussion on the first beta of Android 11 that dropped on June 10, 2020.We talked a little bit about what type of backup is available on Android 11 beta and then we moved on to the "multi-finger" gestures that Android 11 came with that can be enabled by going into Talkback Settings, then tapping on the "developer Settings" and therein, enabling the "multi-finger" gestures.We closed the session with a demo of the OpenCamera app from:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.sourceforge.opencameraFor questions, concerns or suggestions for the ANATAD Podcast crew, please, send mail to:anatadpodcast@gmail.comShould you want to become a member of the ANATAD mailing list, simply send a "join Request" to:anatad_subscribe@googlegroups.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Android TV's from TCL

Episode 37 brings us to TCL's Android TV.We discuss these two Android TV's from TCL--the 32 and 40-inch TV's.The 32-inch sells for $139 and the 40-inch goes for $199.Both TV's can be picked up from the following Best Buy URL's:32-inch:https://bit.ly/2Mzj1rF42-inch:https://bit.ly/2A0sKoAWe then moved on and talked about the two phones from Motorola--The "G Fast" and the Moto E."Next, we discussed HTC's upcoming phone, the "Desire 20 Pro," followed by the controvertial move from Zoom wherein, free accounts may not be encrypted and then we moved onto Nimer's update on the Motorola Edge Plus and we closed the episode with a "tip of the week" from Nimer, showing how to add icons to the home screen or how not to add them to the home screen.For questions, suggestions or anything else regarding the podcast, please, send us email at:anatadpodcast@gmail.comand to subscribe to the ANATAD mailing list, simply shoot a "join Request" to:anatad+subscribe@googlegroups.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Plus Codes from Google

Episode 36 is our very first YouTube Live Stream!We discussed "Plus Codes" from Google, the "StrandHogg" malware, an update from Nimer regarding the Motorola Edge Plus and the "Bixby" app from Samsung.In the "app of the week" section, I Warren, demonstrated an app on Jerusalem tour.This app has a Hebrew name (Check out "?????? ?????? - ???? ??????"), so the icon isn't read by English TTS enginesThe app is located at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mytoursapp.android.app1295We also talked about a new video conferencing service by the folks from the "Brave" browser, called "Brave together," located at:together.brave.comFor questions, concerns or suggestions, please, reach us via email at:anatadpodcast@gmail.comTo become a member of the ANATAD mailing list, simply send a "Join Request" to:anatad+subscribe@googlegroups.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Global Accessibility Awareness Week

Welcome to episode 35 where we salute the "Global Accessibility Awareness Week."We showcase some of the apps that Google released during the "Global Accessibility Awareness Week"--Action Blocks, Sound Amplifier, Google Maps and "live Transcribe."Sound Amplifier is located at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.accessibility.soundamplifierwhile "Live Transcribed is found at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.audio.hearing.visualization.accessibility.scribeand "Action Blocks" can be found at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.accessibility.maui.actionblocksWe moved on to the "Tip of the week where I, Warren demonstrated how to download Dropbox content onto your SDCard and also demonstrated how to set the SDCard as the default location for downloads using the Chrome Dev.Nimer showed a tip on how to use an alias using Gmail as he also talked a little more about some of his observations with the Motorola Edge Plus.For questions, suggestions or concerns, please, contact us using our email address:anatadpodcast@gmail.comand should you want to join out mailing list, all that needs happen is you sending a "join request" to:anatad+subscribe@googlegrousp.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Pretty Woman--The Motorola EdgePlus

Motorola finally delivered a flagship phone worth talking about since the Moto Z2Force, thus, the title of this episode--Pretty Woman!This is a gorgeous phone that is reminiscent of the Samsung Edge-series, except that Lenovo went all in with the "edgey" thing!Nimer unboxed the phone and went through the setup process and everything went well, except that the in-display fingerprint reader was a nightmare!We moved on from the "Pretty Woman" and I demonstrated "new Pipe," an app that lets you consume YouTube content as though you were a premium subscriber.New Pipe is found on Github at the following URL:https://github.com/TeamNewPipe/NewPipe/releasesIf you want to import your YouTube subscription as I described on the podcast, then use the following URL:https://www.youtube.com/subscription_manager?action_takeout=1Simply follow the instructions on the podcast and you'll have your subscriptions in place.We then concluded the episode by reading an email from one of our listeners.For questions, concerns or suggestions for upcoming podcasts, please, feel free then to contact us at:anatadpodcast@gmail.comTo subscribe to the mailing list of the ANATAD forum, simply send a "Join Request" to:anatad+subscribe@googlegroups.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Rolling back Android 11 to 10 And Chat

In our last episode--Episode 32, we discussed Android 11 Preview 3.In this episode--Episode 33, we discussed how to roll back to Android 10.On June 3rd, less than a month from today, Google would be doing an event during which the public beta of Android 11 will be announced, meaning that folks can enroll to get the OTA without the need of using the "Flashing tool" from Google.This announcement can be viewed at the following YouTube URL:https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=gqJEcy57hA8&feature=emb_logoWe then moved onto what Zoom is doing by acquiring a company known for security and end-t-end related stuff, found at:https://www.androidheadlines.com/2020/05/zoom-will-introduce-end-to-end-encryption-with-a-caveat.htmlNext, we discussed the exciting change to Google Duo whereby, Google is planning to make it possible to do Duo conference on the web and not only so, but up to 32 participants.This article is located at:https://www.xda-developers.com/google-duo-group-calls-on-the-web-shareable-invites-family-mode/Our next stop is at the infamous "Wechat" app where the app is actually spying on non-Chinese nationals.This article is located at:https://www.androidauthority.com/wechat-spying-foreigners-1116994/Moving on, we touched on Google move in combining the efforts of its different messaging apps into one, found at:https://www.xda-developers.com/google-communication-messaging-apps-single-team/And last, but not the least, we discussed Samsung's debit card, found at:http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/androidcentral/~3/X9bwx1xFr8Y/samsung-pay-launch-debit-card-and-new-money-management-platformWe then closed the episode with an app demonstration of a Google app called "Read along" which is in its early access found at the following Play URL:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.seekhNimer closed the episode with a "tip of the week" where he demonstrated how to activate the "dark screen" on a Samsung phone as well as on Talkback.For questions and the like, don't hesitate to contact us at: anatadpodcast@gmail.com Should you want to subscribe to the ANTAD mailing list, then shoot a "join Request" to:anatad+subscribe@googlegroups.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Android 11 DP3 and Flashing

Welcome to Episode 32 of the ANATAD Podcast for this May 3, 2020.We discussed what Android 11 (Android R) Developer Preview is all about and how you can go about flashing it to any of your Pixel 2 through Pixel 4 XL.We also talked about the changes that would be coming to Android Accessibility found at:https://developer.android.com/reference/android/accessibilityservice/AccessibilityServiceWe opened the show with a breaking news about some hacker who broke into the webpage of the Lineage OS which can be found at:https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-breach-lineageos-servers-via-unpatched-vulnerability/I, Warren demonstrated an app called "Informed Delivery" from:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.usps.myusps_mobile_app_androidIf you would like to make any suggestion or have a comment about the podcast, then you may contact us at:anatadpodcast@gmail.coTo become a member of the ANATAD mailing list, then send a "Join Request" to:anatad_subscribe@googlegroups.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Contact Tracing and Phone

As April winds to a close, the 25th of the month places us right on Episode 31.In Episode 31, we discussed the project that both Google and Apple are planning on releasing to the public in an attempt of tracking the current pandemic--Coronavirus (AKA) CovID19.This article is found at:https://www.imore.com/contact-tracing-guide-one-possible-pandemic-solution We also discussed the recently release phones, especially OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 pro.We also talked about the flagship phone form Lenovo--The Motorola Edge +.This is Lenovo's first flagship phone ever since the Z2Force.From here, we moved onto app and Nimer demonstrated an app from IRs called IRS2GO, found at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.irsI, Warren, demonstrated an OpenSource Note-taking app called "Bundled" found at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.xaviertobin.noted"Bundled" still has accessibility issues and I plan on contacting the developer to ask him to make it accessible.We closed with an email message from Mike.For questions about the podcast or concerns or any suggestions thereof, please, contact us by sending email to:anatadpodcast@gmail.comTo become a member of the ANATAD mailing list, all you need do is send a "join request" to:anatad+subscribe@googlegroups.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Catching up with Shaswat from the Eye-D Development Team

Nimer celebrates his birthday on this day of the recording of the 30TH episode of the ANATAD podcast on this Friday, April 17, 2020.Of course, I sang him a terrible version of the "Happy birthday to you" tune!We then moved on and talked about a couple news articles--The "Xhelper" malware and the upcoming Google Pixel 4-A.The "XHelper" news is located at:https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/04/17/months-of-research-finally-crack-android-malware-that-could-even-survive-factory-resets/while the Pixel 4-A article can be found at:https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/04/17/everything-we-know-about-googles-upcoming-pixel-4a/in this 30th episode, we also caught up with Shaswat from the Eye-D team.Shaswat gave us the history behind the development of the app and the passion of the team in wanting to help the blind community.As it is the case when we have guests, we asked Shaswat a bunch of questions and he gave us very honest answers!The Eye-D team can be reached via email at the following address:shaswat@eye-d.inFor anyone wanting to join the ANATAD mailing list, simply send a "join request" to:anatad+subscribe@googlegroups.comand should you have any questions for the podcast crew or some suggestion, then please, send those messages to:anatadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Android Accessibility 8.2 Public Release

It was mid-week last week when the public release of Talkback 8.2 dropped.There are still a lot of people that the update hasn't been rolled out to as of this podcast.Nimer and I talked about the update with respect to what it brought to the table and the fact that it might take a little while before it reaches folks.We moved onto the news section and we had a rather long discussion on generosity or the lack thereof, from big companies.The next section opened with me talking about the update of the app called "Elocance."I next talked about another radio app called "Replaio.Elocance can be found at the following Play URL:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mindthetea.elocanceand "Replaio" is located at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hv.replaioNimer introduced an app called "Signal check pro" whose URL is located at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blueline.signalcheckand his second app of the day is the trusted good ole' "Signal--Private messenger"located at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.thoughtcrime.securesmsIn closing, I had a "tip of the week" in the way of the "PIP"--Picture-in-picture."We question, concerns, suggestions and the like, please, contact us via email at:anatadpodcast@gmail.comTo join the ANATA mailing list, simply shoot a "join request" to:anatad+subscribe@googlegroups.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

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