The Tech Doctor Blog and Podcast
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Where learning is all in your head.
||Using the iPhone Without Looking or Touching the Screen Part Two||In an earlier podcast entitled: “Using the iPhone Without Looking or Touching the Screen,” the Tech Doctors thoroughly examined the O6 Bluetooth remote for the iPhone. This device intrigued Robert and Allison.||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||HomePodCast||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors sit down with David Woodbridge to examine Apple’s new smart speaker called the HomePod. It seems that everyone who hears it in person agrees that the audio is spectacular. Once again,||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Using the iPhone Without Looking or Touching the Screen||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors begin by discussing how they feel about their recent Apple purchases. They then move on to a discussion and demonstration of a remote control for the iPhone called O6. This product offers a new way to work with the iPh.||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Three Excellent Books||In this podcast, the tech doctors have the pleasure of talking with Anna Dresner about her three latest books. Anna’s books are available from the National Braille press. The easiest way to locate them on the National Braille Press website is to do a||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||BrailleTalk||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors are joined by Aleeha Dudley of the i Accessibility Cast To discuss three popular Refreshable Braille products. Aleeha owns the BrailleNote Touch, Robert purchased the BrailleSense Polaris And Allison has the VarioUltra.||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Tech Doctors Examine iPhone X||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors discuss their experiences with the new iPhone X. This is an all new design with an edge to edge OLED screen, no home button and Face ID in in stead of Touch ID. The phone has glass on both the front and back to support.||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Updated Operating Systems and New Hardware||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors share their experiences with iOS 11, tvOS 11, Watch OS 4, Apple TV 4K and the Series 3 Apple Watch. More information about all of these products is available on Apple’s Website.||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple’s Fall Event||In this Tech Doctor podcast, Allison, Robert and David Woodbridge discuss all of the important announcements that Apple made during its September 12, 2017 fall event. This keynote featured a new Apple Watch, a new Apple TV and three new iPhones.||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Learning More About WWDC||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors have the pleasure of spending the hour with Chuck Joiner the creator and host of all of the excellent video and audio content that he produces at MacVoices Our discussion centers around the fact that Chuck attended one.||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||WWDC 2017 Keynote||In this mostly unedited one hour and fifteen minute podcast, the Tech Doctors, along with David Woodbridge, examine and diagnose Apple’s 2017 WWDC keynote presentation. The Tech Doctors wanted you to hear our perspective on these exciting announcement||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Getting Started with the iPhone: Not just for the Beginner||In this podcast, Allison and Robert visit with Anna Dresner who has just published the iOS 10 version of Getting Started with the iPhone. Once again, Anna has done an excellent job of providing VoiceOver Users with what they need to know to get up and .||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple 2016 Review||In this podcast, Allison Hartley, Robert Carter and David Woodbridge discuss three products that Apple introduced in 2016. the iPhone 7 the Touch Bar MacBook Pro and the Apple AirPods Allison and David have concluded that the removal of the iPhone’s h||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Touch Bar Follow-Up||This Tech Doctor episode is a follow-up to the previous podcast where Allison and Robert took a detailed look at the new Touch Bar MacBook Pro with VoiceOver. The Tech Doctors begin with a workaround for the problem of not being able to start VoiceOver.||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Touch Bar MacBook Pro with VoiceOver||In this Tech Doctor podcast, Robert and Allison dive deeply into the 2016 13 inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro. They compare this new design with the 2012 MacBook Pro which was the new design four years ago. Robert demonstrates that the new Touch Bar and Touc.||12/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Two Excellent Accessibility Resources||In this Tech Doctor podcast, Allison and Robert spend the first half hour with Shelly Brisbin and the second half hour with Lisa Salinger. Shelly has just published the 4th edition of her iOS Access for All book.||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||The New MacBooks||In this Tech Doctor podcast, Allison and Robert discuss the information that was announced at Apple’s October 2016 “Hello Again” event. Robert and Allison were pleased that Apple began with an excellent video on Apple accessibility.||10/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||New From Apple||Every September, the Tech Doctors enjoy podcasting about the new Apple hardware and software. This year’s keynote took place on September 7, 2016 and we learned about the new iPhone 7, iOS Ten, tvOS 4, watchOS 3, Apple Watch Series 2,||10/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple September 2016 Event||In this Tech Doctor episode, Allison and Robert share their feelings and thoughts about the Apple Event where Apple introduced new hardware including: Apple Watch series 2, two models of iPhone 7 and wireless AirPods.||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Making Exercise Accessible||In this Tech Doctor podcast, Robert and Allison speak with Mel Scott founder of BlindAlive and Eyes-Free Fitness. Mel explains how she became frustrated with inaccessible exercise videos where the instructor did not provide a verbal explanation of how .||8/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Living the Life You Deserve||In this Tech Doctor Podcast, Robert and Allison begin a two part series exploring the ever-increasing role that technology is playing in helping us with our physical and mental health. In this episode, the podcast focuses on anxiety.||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||WWDC 2016||In this podcast, Allison takes us through the information that was presented at the 27th annual Apple World Wide Developer’s conference. Robert and Allison offer their perspective as VoiceOver users. In this keynote presentation,||6/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ability Stories: Telling Your Truth About Living with One or More Disabilities||In this Tech Doctor Podcast, Robert and Allison speak with Tara Briggs. Tara is the creator and host of a new podcast called “Ability Stories.” On her podcast, Tara interviews people who are fully and whole heartedly living their lives.||5/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Vorail: Its All in the Voice||In this Tech Doctor podcast, Robert and Allison speak with a developer and a user of the new social media app called Vorail. Rather than rely on text or photos, Vorail uses the human voice to communicate with other people. So far,||5/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||iPhone and iOS 9||In this Tech Doctor episode, Allison and Robert speak with Anna Dresner about her recently released book “Getting Started with the iPhone and iOS 9.” For several years, Anna has worked with National Braille Press to publish the only hardcopy braille||5/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Happy Birthday Apple||This is a very special episode of the Tech Doctor podcast. Robert and Allison celebrate Apple’s 40th birthday with a panel of Apple accessibility rock stars. We were fortunate to have author and Mac journalist, Shelly Brisbin join us.||4/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple March 2016 Event||In this Tech Doctor episode, Allison and Robert summarize the March 2016 Apple Event that was held on Monday, March21st. This will likely be the last event to be held on the current Apple campus. This is also happening very close to Apple’s 40th birth||3/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Examining Sonos||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors examine the speakers and other offerings from the Sonos company. Robert and Allison speak with a Tech Doctor listener and Sonos fan named David Lepofsky. Before diving into Sonos, however,||2/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple Accessories Error 53 and New Mac Software||In this Tech Doctor Podcast, Robert begins by describing some new Apple accessories. He discusses the iPhone Lightning Dock, Apple Watch Dock, Milanese Loop and Beats Pill Speakers. Allison discusses the Sonos Speakers.||2/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Year End Review: Apple 2015||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors offer their opinions on the major hardware and software that Apple released in 2015. It was a very busy year with plenty of excitement along the way. They begin with the opinion that VoiceOver Accessibility has steadil.||12/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||MLWordTips with Lynnette and Maria||In this podcast, the Tech Doctors have the pleasure of talking with Lynnette Tatum and Maria Rios all about their new iOS app called MLWordTips. For twenty years, Lynnette provided her students with notes on how to use Microsoft Word using the keyboard.||12/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Developing iOS and Mac Apps||In this Tech Doctor podcast, Robert and Allison talk with Jeff Bishop, Alex Hall and Michael Doise about the development of the innovative iOS app for the American Council of the Blind called ACB Link. Jeff Bishop begins by taking us through the basic .||11/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Talking Apple TV with David Woodbridge||This Tech Doctor Podcast is all about the new 4th generation Apple TV Robert and Allison spent the hour with David Woodbridge. At the time of this podcast, David has published 13 excellent podcasts teaching us to use the new Apple TV with VoiceOver.||11/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Some Beautiful Hardware||In this Tech Doctor podcast, Allison and Robert talk excitedly about the fabulous new hardware known as the iPhone 6s Plus. They are impressed with how solid and sturdy the phone feels and are pleased with the speed and smoothness of the phone’s opera||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Apple September 2015 Event||In this podcast, Allison and Robert cover the presentation that Apple did on September 9, 2015. This was a two hour and fifteen minute event filled with new product announcements. We cover the information that was presented about Apple Watch,||9/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Audio Tutorials: Teaching the Mac and iOS with VoiceOver||Robert begins this Tech Doctor podcast by congratulating Allison on her appearance of Shelly Brisbin’s excellent new The Parallels Podcast Robert and Allison spend the remainder of the show talking with John Panarese,||9/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Dr. Carter rocks!
Dr. Robert Carter has a long history with using computing to become a Professor - all while being blind. He brings humor and understanding, along with that rich history. He's knowledgeable and open minded and tells great stories!
Dr. Carter has great interviews with assistive technology professionals, great tips and tricks, and the latest news in AT related to the blind and visually impaired.
A great podcast!
This is a great podcast for anyone who wants to learn about how blind people access today's technology.