Displaying episodes 91 - 98 of 98 in total

Baby Gone Home To Mama

In our 8th episode of the ANTAD podcast, in the news section, we highlighted the fact that for some odd reason, HMD, makers of the Nokia phones whose phones come with bootloaders that cannot be unlocked, the Nokia 7.1 on the other hand, does come with a bootloader that can be unlocked.Also in the news secton, Samsung, during it's recent conference, shone a spotlight on the subject of Accessibility.We moved onto apps and I, Warren, demonstrated a couple apps--"Elocance" from the following Play URL:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mindthetea.elocanceand "Skit" from:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pavelrekun.skitNimer demonstated an app called "Speed" that shows you what your speed is.We closed the section by answering some question from a listener and took advantage of that and did our "tip" of the week."As always, we value your questions and suggestions or criticims and should you have any of those, then we invite you to contact us by sending an email to:antadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Episode 7 Unboxing Pixel4 And Hot Wings!

Pixel4 Time!In our seventh episode of the "ANTAD" podcast, we unbox the Pixel 4XL and by the way, it has been confirmed that the screen panel of the Pixel4 is from Samsung while the regular Pixel4 rocks an LG panel!In our news section, Nimer highlights the changes that have shown up on the Assistant and I, Warren talkd about "CCMI" (Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative," an effort by the 4 carriers in the U.S., AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon in bringing RCS across the 4 major carriers.In the same breath, however, on the 25th of this month, someone came up with an app that is available on the Play Store that could make this magic possible without waiting for these 4 carriers and their "CCMI."The "CCMI" mentions some talk about doing this with Android but no mention was made regarding Apple.Below are the steps that would help you in bringing this capability to your phone as well as the Play URL from where the app can be downloaded.Steps and URL:1. Enrol in the "Messages" beta found at the following URL:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.messagingBe sure to update the app after enrolling in the beta.2. Turn off WiFi3. Restart your phone4. Clear storage for Messages and Carrier Services (Settings>Apps> find each app and clear storage)5. Install "Activity Launcher" from:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.szalkowski.activitylauncher and open it ,6. Tap the top menu or "navigation drawer" and choose “All activities”7. Find Messages and tap it,8. Find “Set RCS Flags” and tap it9. In "ACS" URL, choose “http://rcs-acs-prod-us.sandbox.google.com/”10 In OTP Pattern, choose “Your\sMessenger\sverification\scode\sis\sG-(\d{6})”11 Tap Apply12 Close all opened apps 13 Open Messages14 You should now see a pop-up to “Upgrade Now” to RCS15 Tap “Upgrade Now” and follow the welcome screensMessages will now enroll your phone. It could take several minutes.16 To confirm it worked, open Messages, tap top-right menu (more settings) \Settings\Chat features. You should see status as “Connected” if it worked properly.That's it!You can now message across all 4 carriers without waitng for them.We appreciate it when you send us email letting us know how we are doing, thus, we invite you to send those questions, conerns or criticisms to our email address:antadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Episode 6 GPS Apps

In our 6th Episode of the ANTAD podcast, we spotlight GPS apps and paid particular attention to the Nearby Explorer, wherein, Nimer demonstrated the app and its reaches.I Warren, mentioned the Google Maps and the GetThere apps and because we were running out of time, only the Nearby Explorer demonstration is showcased in this episode.Krister touched lightly on the "Speak!" with respect to his experience, while Ravi chimed in about the Lazarillo GPS that he might showcase in some future podcast.On the newsy side of things, Nimer touched on the dual-band GPS capability that would be coming to the Pixel 4.We closed the session with an email from a listener.Again, as always we invite you to share your concenrs, inquiries or comments with us by emailing those to:antadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Big "Thank you"

In our 5th installment of the ANTAD Podcast, Nimer and myself, Warren, took the time to show our gratitude for the inventors of the Lithium ion battery--John B Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin,M Stanley Whittingham of Binghamton Universityand Akira Yoshino of Meijo University.We talked about the new feature of the Google maps "detailed guidance navigation" intended for eyes-free navigation that debuted on Thursday, October 10 during "World sight day."Some Japanese lady demonstrated the new feature at the following Youtube URl's in both English and Japanese:English URL:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEMoCmvpHgo&feature=youtu.beJapanese url:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0pNyHs-aKA&feature=youtu.beThis feature is only available in the U.S. and Japan for the time being.Nimer demonstrated a couple apps from a developer known as "In Pocket software" that show you what your phone is up to and the internals of your Android phone. This is by way of the "phone information" found at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.inpocketsoftware.andInfoand then the one that shows you the phone signal found at the following URL:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.inpocketsoftware.phoneSignalProWe ventured into a territory that would probably leave me, Warren, having some nightmares!Yes, we compared some apps on the Fruitvale (iOS) device and on Android.I happened to be the one that showed the Fruitvale side of things!The Session closed with the answering of mail we got from a listener.As always, we appreciate hearing from you and to send us your questions concerns or suggestions, please, send those to:antadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

OCR Packages

In the 4th ANTAD Podcast episode, we dialogued on a few OCR packages and demonstrated what they can do.Nimer demonstrates the "Speak!" app from "High Mountain" while I, Warren demonstrated "Google Lens" and "Assistive Text Detection" by Leo Neat" as well as touching on "Speechify" by "Speechify Text To Speech Dyslexia Reading OCR."We also touched on "Lookout" by google, "The Voice for Android" also known as "vOICe" by Peter Meijer.Krister raised a good question about the possibility of integrating object description in our native camera apps.The apps discussed in this episode can be found at the following Play URL's:"The Voice for Android:"https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=vOICe.vOICe"Speak!" by "high mountain:"https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.toucan.speak"Lookout" by Google:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.accessibility.revealAssistive text Detection by Leo Neat:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.leo.neat.assistivetextdetection"Speechify:"https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cliffweitzman.speechifyNow for any questions, suggestions or concerns with respect to the Podcast or any genral Android questions, please, don't hesitate to contact us via email at:antadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

Adiantum, what is it?

In our third installment of the "ANTAD" Podcast, recorded on Sept. 28,2019, we showcased the new encryption that Google has for "Android Go" devices known as the "Adiantum."This would be the way forward starting with "Android Go" 10 devices that we should start seeing come to the market towards the end of this year.Nimer spotlights both Google Fi, the upcoming Pixel 4 and indeed, we sang a little "happy birthday" tune for Google turning 21 yesterday--Sept. 27.Ravi graces the episode with a demonstration of the "Supersense" app from the mediate group.I, Warren, demonstrated a little app called "Text Annalizer"--a paid app costing $0.99 that at the time of recording this episode, the app was on sale for free with three days remaining.The Play URL of the app is located at:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.graspery.www.wordcountproFor any questions, suggestions or concerns, please, do not hesitate to contact us at the following email address:antadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

The Disappearing Eloquence TTS

In our second episode of the ANTAD Podcast, we discussed the sudden disappearance of the Eloquence TTS engine from the Google Play Store.Michael demonstrates the capabilities of the unsung hero--"Voice Access" from Google.Ravi unveiled the new feature in WhatsApp wherein one can use the fingerprint  Reader to lock the app.Warren demonstrates a little tucked away feature that is hidden even from file manager in the Chrome browser where one could clear the footprints of websites either individually or clear all with one tap.Should you want to catch mike demonstrate features or apps on the Android Platform, you may do so by navigating to the following URL where he joins a Canadian crew, every other week starting from Oct. 14th at 2:25 EasternThat website is:AMI.ca/For questions, concerns and suggestions for the ANTAD Podcast crew, please, direct those to:antadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message

History of Android

In our very first " ANTAD" podcast, Hareth, Krister, Nimer and Warren discuss the history of Android and the events that led to where we are today in Android.This discussion looks at the weaknesses, strengths and key accessibility issues and when they became available.Send your questions and inquiries, which would be responded to in the next episode to the following email address:antadpodcast@gmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/anatadpodcast/message


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