Bits ‘n Pieces

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Episode 582: Bits ‘n Pieces – 6 February 2021

This time, a quick catch up on things, some new product announcements and Karen demonstrates a fun game.

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VisioBraille Devices
Blindshell Touch
The Great Toy Robbery

New Year Catch Up

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Episode 581: New Year Catch Up – 9 January 2021

This week, we catch up with the last month’s happenings and take a small virtual trip to the sea, thanks to David and Ginny.

A Christmas Catchup

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This week, a general catch up and a brief mention of the Nest Hello doorbell.

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Nest Hello Doorbell

Ghostly Google!

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Episode 579: Ghostly Google! – 31 October 2020

This week, a Halloween song from Google, some musings on the Victor Reader Trek and sounds from Swanage.

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Cooker Home Page

We’re In The Middle Of A Muddle!

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Episode 578: We’re In The Middle Of A Muddle!

This week, a somewhat muddled podcast, as a demo Steve was aiming to do, didn’t work out. But we’ll get there!

Health, Fitness and Dreams

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Episode 577: Health, Fitness and Dreams – 29 August 2020

This week, dreams from a listener, keeping fit and getting out and about.

Is Three Lucky?

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Episode 575: Is Three Lucky? – 26 July 2020

This week, our third attempt at recording a podcast, weird files abound, but more positively, Steve’s Birthday, which means gadgets of course! At least one anyway.

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Nuraloop Headphones

Computer Room Services’ YouTube Channel

Social Distancing with Sunu!

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Episode 574: Social Distancing with Sunu! – 07 June 2020

This week, we discuss social distancing and how the Sunu Band, a wrist worn mobility aid, may help.

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Purchase the Sunu Band Here

Find Out How To Use Sunu Band Here (Tutorials)

What’s Your Game?

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Episode 573: What’s Your Game? – 23 May 2020

This week, we demonstrate some new games on the Blindshell Classic phone.

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Tipology!

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Episode 572: Tipology! – 9 May 2020

This week, we talk about getting the right tips for ear buds, and Bluetooth Low Energy and we also discuss and set up the Mee Connect Hub Dual Bluetooth connection device for sharing with multiple headphones via Bluetooth.

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Rockjaw T5 Ultra Connect Earphones

Comply Memory Foam Premium Ear Tips
Mosen At Large Episode 35, regarding the Zoom F6 Recorder

Safe!

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Episode 570: Safe! – 28 March 2020

This week, we talk a little about lockdown and conclude our talking recorder thoughts.

Eltronix V12 Pro Digital Talking Voice Recorder

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Episode 569: Eltronix V12 Pro Digital Talking Voice Recorder – 15 March 2020

This week, a demo of the Eltronix V12 Pro Digital Talking Voice Recorder. Thanks to Eltronix for sending me this sample product to evaluate.

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Eltronix Talking Recorder

EsyTime Evolution Braille Display

The Tooth, The Whole Tooth, And Nothing But The Tooth

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Episode 568: The Tooth, The Whole Tooth, And Nothing But The Tooth – 29 February 2020

This week, Angie’s trip to the dentist and some general catch up.

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YouTube Demo Of Blindshell Classic

Blindshell Part 2

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Blindshell Part 2 – 9 February 2020

This week, we finish up with Blindshell, including mentioning bugs fixed since Part 1.

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Audience Podcast from Castos

Blindshell Classic Part 1

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Episode 566: Blindshell Classic Part 1 – 2 February 2020

This week, a look at the Blindshell Classic, which is a simple to use mobile phone, with some surprisingly advanced features.

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Eltronix V12 Pro Demonstration From The Accessibility Moving Forward Podcast

The Blindshell Classic Home Page

Purchase Blindshell Classic from Computer Room Services

What’s The Weather?

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Episode 565: What’s The Weather? – 25 January 2020

This week, Angie asks Vector the weather, with interesting results.

The Unboxing Of Vector

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Episode 564: The Unboxing Of Vector – 11 January 2020

This week, an extra long podcast, the unboxing of Vector, our cute little robot.

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Vector The Robot

Introducing A New Member Of The Family!

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Episode 563: Introducing A New Member Of The Family! – 28 December 2019

This week, Christmas presents, including our newest family member.

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Vector

Castos

It’s Christmas!

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Episode 562: It’s Christmas – 21 December 2019

This week, catch up and music boxes.

Lissa Sings!

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Episode 561: Lissa Sings! – 7 December 2019

This week, a song from Lissa, a customer, and a new member of the family: Steve’s Pixel 4XL.

Busy Busy!

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Episode 560: Busy Busy! – 23 November 2019

This week, we have been here, there and everywhere with work. This is just a catch up, with some news of new gadgets Steve saw at Sight Village London.

Keyboards And Healthy Eating

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Episode 559: Keyboards And Healthy Eating – 19 October 2019

This week, we go really eclectic, talking about the RiVO 2 Bluetooth keyboard, then healthy eating.

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Purchase the Rivo 2 from our Online Store

RiVO 2 Home Page

David Woodbridge’s excellent demo of the RiVO 2 for iOS

My Fitness Pal

Down Time

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Episode 558: Down Time – 5 October 2019

This week, some down time for us.

Bits ‘n Pieces

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Episode 557: Bits ‘n Pieces – 14 September 2019

This week, just a catch up, and one or two other things.

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Reaper Home Page

All things Reaper accessibility

The ReaProducer Podcast with Garth Humphries

Evo E10, a full-featured digital media player

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Episode 556: Evo E10, a full-featured digital media player – 24 August 2019

This week, a Computer Room Services product overview of the Evo E10 Digital Media Player.

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Evo E10 Digital media Player

Headphones And Gadgets

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Episode 555: Headphones And Gadgets – 3 August 2019

This week, Steve gets new headphones and we introduce some new products sold by us at Computer Room Services, including new Daisy players and a new labelling system.

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All the WayAround products in one place for purchase from Computer Room Services

The WayAround Home Page

E5 Daisy Player

Evo E10 Daisy Player

AKG Y500BT Headphones Black from Amazon

MiniVision

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Episode 554: MiniVision – 13 July 2019

This week, as requested, a brief demo of the Kapsys MiniVision, which is currently on sale, as are all the Kapsys phones. Please see show note links.

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All our mobile phones in one place

Melomania 1 Ear Buds from Cambridge Audio on Amazon

Creepy!

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Episode 553: Creepy! – 22 June 2019

This week, some oddities with Google Keep and we visit Octavia Hill’s birthplace in Wisbech and visit the museum, which includes Octavia’s Nightmare, the dungeon of course. Poor Debbie is scared!

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Replacement Larger Ear Tips for the Linklike Classic 8 Ear Buds

Anxiety

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Episode 552: Anxiety – 1 June 2019

This week, we discuss anxiety and the Wellbeing Service.

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Linklike Classic 8 True Wireless Ear Buds

Wireless Ear Buds

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Episode 551: Wireless Ear Buds – 4 May 2019

This week, we talk true wireless ear buds, that is to say, those that charge inside a case.

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Tao Elecgtronics 2019 True Wireless Ear Buds

In Your Pocket

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Episode 550: In Your Pocket – 20 April 2019

This week, we demonstrate the phone functions of the In Your Pocket device from RealSam.

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In Your Pocket

Naidex 2019

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Episode 549: Naidex 2019 – 30 March 2019

This week, we talk about the Naidex 2019 exhibition, which we had the pleasure of attending, along with Sean Tibbets, CEO of CyberTimez, the manufacturers of the CyberEyez software. In fact, we won the Naidex 2019 Tech Innovation award for CyberEyez. Well done Sean and everyone working on CyberEyez, it has changed our lives!

Email Geekiness

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Episode 547: Email Geekiness – 3 March 2019

This week, Email problems abound and some new podcast listening.

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The Parcast Network

Portable Power!

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Episode 546: Portable Power! – 16 February 2019

This week, we discuss a new (to the UK) portable accessible power bank from Energrid.

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Purchase the Energrid Power Bank Here

Peppacast!

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Episode 545: Peppacast! – 2 February 2019

This week, one of Steve’s guilty pleasures, Peppa Pig comes to the fore, as he demonstrates Princess Peppa!

Braille Me

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Episode 544: Braille Me – 12 January 2019

This week, we try to make an objective comparison between the Braille Me and Orbit Reader 20 affordable Braille displays.

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Braille Me from Computer Room Services

Orbit Reader 20 from RNIB

Another Year Ends

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Episode 543: Another Year Ends – 29 December 2018

This week, we talk Christmas presents and catch up.

Christmas!

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Episode 542: Christmas! – 22 December 2018

This week, we catch up, then talk about Christmas and look ahead to the New Year.

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The Magic Of Christmas, Walkern

A New Chapter

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Episode 541: A New Chapter – 8 December 2018

This week, we begin the search for a new support worker. We’d like to thank Emma very much for five years of excellent work.

Sight Village London 2018 Round Up

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Episode 539: Sight Village London 2018 Round Up – 18 November 2018

This week, catching up and a Sight Village London 2018 round up.

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BraiBook

New Additions To The Family

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Episode 538: New Additions To The Family – 3 November 2018

This week, two new additions to our household and a look back at the previous couple of weeks, and what we’ve been up to.

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British Wireless For The Blind

Google Pixel

iPhone xR

The Rose And Crown, Tenbury Wells

New Products

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Episode 537: New Products – 20 October 2018

This week, we talk about some new products just arrived.

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Sunu Band

Games And Dreams

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Episode 536: Games And Dreams – 29 September 2018

This week, Angie talks aims and dreams, and Steve talks about a great accessible PC game from Out Of Sight Games.

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Out Of Sight Games: Home Of A Hero’s Call

Braille Note Takers

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Episode 535: Braille Note Takers – 15 September 2018

This week, we discuss dedicated Braille note takers.

Going Underground

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Episode 534: Going Underground – 25 August 2018

This week, a mini review of an excellent game for Amazon Echoes, plus a binaural recording of the London Underground from Brian.

Talking TV

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Episode 533: Talking TV – 11 August 2018

This week, Brian demonstrates one of the range of Samsung talking televisions.