Zoomcast H6 Essential!

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This week, we discuss theĀ Zoom Essential Recorders.

We also have some feedback from Clive, and also a piece of music from him that he produced on the Zoom H1 Essential.

ZoomCast

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Episode 612: ZoomCast

This week, we discuss Zoom recorders, and get some feedback from Clive from Hithe!

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Zoom’s website for their various recorders

Zoom Recorders, Braille and RSS Readers

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Episode 611: Zoom Recorders, Braille and RSS Readers

This week, Zoom recorders, Braille and RSS readers

External Links

Zoom Recorders
An Article About Braille ‘n Speak”
Pacmate Omni
Braille Note Family
Eurobraille, for Esys Braille displays
VarioUltra 20
VarioUltra 40
Humanware Mantis Q40
Hable One
InoReader
Pocket
Zapier
Living Blindfully Podcast
The Blind Podmaker Podcast

Zooming to the car wash

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Episode 610: Zooming to the car wash

This week, we read out some feedback, talk about talking recorders, and take you to the car wash.

Christmas Catch Up

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Episode 609: Christmas Catch Up
This week, Humanware Mantis, ESIMs and other delights at Christmas.

External Links

Humanware Mantis Q40

The Ideal Accessible Recorder?

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Episode 608: The Ideal Accessible Recorder?

This week, catching up, and what we’d like to see in our ideal portable accessible recording device.

External Links

Steve Litchfield, For The Phones Show Chat Podcast
Ted Salmon, Steve’s Co-Host

AngieCast

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This week, Angie and I catch up, and Angie makes a recording on her Apple watch.

Hope Bagot 2023

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Hope Bagot 2023
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This week, we catch up and play some recordings from our Hope Bagot 2023 trip.

Mics, Recorders, Speakers and Bubbles?

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Episode 605: Mics, Recorders, Speakers and Bubbles? – 2 July 2023

This week, we discuss the Zoom M2 Mictrak Recorder and recorders in general, BubbleUPNP for Android, an extremely good all purpose media player, and Angie gives a little rant about accesible recorders.

External Links

Demo of the Zoom M2 Mictrak Recorder From Jonathan Mosen’s The Blind Podmaker podcast
BubbleUPNP Media Player For Android
Eltrinex V12 Pro Talking Recorder

AI Michele?

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Episode 605: AI Michele! – 3 June 2023

This week, catching up and a synthesised version of Michele?

External Links

Eleven Labs
Hermit Of Redcoats Pub

An Evening With Priscilla!

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Episode 604: An Evening With Priscilla! – 14 May 2023

This time, we talk about our visit to the London Palladium to see Priscilla Presley, and a general catch up.

External Links

Tutorial From Living Blindfully on Mona for Mastodon, for iPhone, iPad and Mac

Braille ‘n Sonos!

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Episode 603: Braille ‘n Sonos! – 25 March 2023

This week, Sonos coming to Computer Room Services, some observations on iOS Braille and a general catching up.

Braille ‘n Sound!

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Episode 602: Braille ‘n Sound! – 4 February 2023

This week, Seeing AI with a Braille display, and sound bars again.

A Croaky Christmas

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Episode 601: A Croaky Christmas! – 14 January 2023

This week, Christmas with a croak and some sound discussion.

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Sleep Headphones

A Merry Bloody Christmas!

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Episode 600: A Merry Bloody Christmas! – 17 December 2022

This week, a very short podcast from us, wishing everyone a very Happy Holiday season, and a horror story from our resident writer, Michele, which is the title of the podcast.

Recording With A Droid? Whatever Next?

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Episode 599: Recording With A Droid? Whatever Next? – 3 December 2022

This week, a catch up, since we’ve been away from the podcast for a while.

External Links

The Made By Google Podcast

Sound As A Pound!

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Episode 595: Sound As A Pound! – 11 June 2022

We talk about what we have been up to, discuss TV sound bars, and fitness apps. Please note, that the barcode website to which we refer, http://www.ean-search.org, doesn’t seem to have any data from Morrisons. So we can only conclude, it is by no means complete.

Links

Bar Code Lookup

We’re Back!

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Episode 594: We’re Back!

After quite a break, we’re back with our news, plus a demo of a new talking clock from Caretec.

The Big C has arrived!

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Episode 593: The Big C has arrived! – 19 March 2022

Yes, Covid has arrived in our household. Steve has it and Angie may have it too. Also, we have a nice song from Toni called Thank You.

New Year, New Tech Review!

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Episode 592: New Year, New Tech Review! – 29 January 2022

This week, Karin gives us a brief review of the Samsung ZFlip 3 Foldable Phone. We also catch up, as we have been away for a while.

External Links

Cambridge Audio CXA81 Integrated Amplifier
Cambridge Audio CXN (V2) Network Streamer
Samsung Galaxy Z3 Fold

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

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Episode 591: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas! – 18 December 2021

This is the last podcast of the year, and is just a short catch up. May Angie and I wish you all a wonderful Holiday season, however you celebrate it, and an even better New Year.

Goodbye, Dear Sister!

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Episode 590: Goodbye, Dear Sister! – 13 November 2021

This week, we announce the sad loss of Steve’s lovely sister, Maxine. We also record the podcast on Steve’s shiny new Pixel 6 Pro.

External Links

Steve’s subscribed podcasts in .XML format

Importing the podcasts

Select the import function of your podcast app or device, and point it to the .XML file above, you will then see all the podcasts to which Steve is subscribed.

Dawn Chorus

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Episode 589: Dawn Chorus – 2 October 2021

This time, as well as a catch up, we play part of a recording from Brian, of the Dawn Chorus from May 2020.

Ducks and Seagulls Galore!

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Episode 588: Ducks and Seagulls Galore! – 14 August 2021

This week, we talk about two little breaks we had, in which we made some recordings with the Eltrinex V12 Pro recorder. Headphones recommended for this podcast.

External Links

Purchase The Eltrinex V12 Pro Talking Recorder
Mr Thoms Finest Hand Made Chocolate

Are You Shure?

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Episode 587: Are You Shure? – 3 July 2021

This week, a look at the Shure MV88+ microphone, from two perspectives: Steve’s and Julie’s.

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Shure Motiv MV88+ Microphone

Eltrinex V12 Pro – A New Recorder To The UK

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Episode 586: Eltrinex V12 Pro – A New Recorder To The UK – 5 June 2021
This week, a new (To the UK) very versatile little recorder, and a demo of the Sonos Roam, a very portable Bluetooth speaker.

External Links

The Eltrinex V12 Pro Talking Recorder
The Sonos Roam

Lockdown Lives

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Episode 583: Lock Down Lives – 6 March 2021

This time, catching up and a review of Dolphin Guide Connect, a simple to use computer application for blind and low vision users, from David and Ginny.

External Links

Dolphin Guide Connect
Applevis podcast on Android VS. Apple

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.

External Links

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.

External Links

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.

External Links

Purchase the Sunu Band Here

Find Out How To Use Sunu Band Here (Tutorials)

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.

External Links

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.

External Links

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.

External Links

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.

External Links

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.

External Links

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.

External Links

Vector

Castos

It’s Christmas!

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Episode 562: It’s Christmas – 21 December 2019

This week, catch up and music boxes.