Stream ACB Media and Podcasts on the Go with ACB Link!

Join Marty and the Michaels as they discuss the incredible features of ACB Link, the official app of the American Council of the Blind. Discover how ACB Link provides a seamless experience to access the latest news, affiliate information, live streams, podcasts, and more. Streamlining your ACB media experience has never been easier! Transcript Marty … Read more

IACast: 183 – WWDC 2023 Wrap Up

On This episode, Michael, Taylor, Marty, and Lynn discuss everything announced at WWDC 2023’s keynote. Visit this page to get the original episode, with links and a transcript. Support Unmute Presents by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/unmute-presents-on-acb-communi This podcast is powered by Pinecast. Try Pinecast for free, forever, no credit card required. If you … Read more

Friday Finds: WWDC Highlights, AI in Tech, & Virtual Reality for Vision Impairment

Welcome back to another exciting episode of Friday Finds! In this episode, Marty and Linn dig into the highlights from Apple’s WWDC, ponder over the conspicuous absence of AI in the presentation, and analyze Apple’s preference for the term “machine learning” instead. They also discuss ‘EmpathEyes,’ an innovative VR simulator that helps parents and caregivers … Read more

ACB Community Replay for 6 June

Transcript [0:01] This is an ACB Community Call presented by American Council of the Blind. [0:10] Music. [0:17] This Unmute Presents Community Call was hosted on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. Hello, everyone, and welcome back to another Unmute. We want to get everyone’s tech questions answered. So go ahead and raise your hands, and we’ll … Read more

Unmute Presents – Using Voiceovers Numpad Commander

Transcript Michael: [0:04] In today’s Sunday teaching episode, I’m going to show you how to configure your numpad commander, and then I’ll give you a little bit about how I have my numpad commander configured. So this will work if you’re a voiceover user on Mac OS. And what we’re going to do is we’re … Read more

Unmute Presents: Friday Finds: Navigating the AI Landscape – AIRA’s Blindness Initiatives & The AI Chatbot Controversy”

Welcome to a new episode of Unmute Presents, where we dive deep into the ever-evolving landscape of AI and tech innovations. In this episode, we discuss Everett Bacon’s new role as vice president of blindness initiatives at AIRA, a leading organization in providing sighted assistance to blind individuals. We also ponder the reliability of AI … Read more

ACB Community Replay from May 30 2023

[0:00] Today is, what is today’s date? The 30th. Tomorrow’s the last day of the month. This on Mule Presents Community Call was hosted on Tuesday, May 30th, 2023. Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. I can not talk today. That’s good. Just keep the blah, blah, blah in. We’ll just put that in really. All … Read more

Fake News and AI

In this episode of Friday Finds, Marty and Lynn discuss some recent stories involving AI and fake news, such as the hoax explosion near the Pentagon and the misuse of alt tags on social media. They also talk about the upcoming WWDC and some app updates that you don’t want to miss.

What is a Password Manager and Why You Need One

In this episode of Unmute Presents, Demasi explains what a password manager is, how it can help you create and store strong passwords for all your online accounts, and what are some of the pros and cons of using one. He also addresses some of the feedback he has received from previous episodes and how … Read more

Technically Working: Navigating Tech and Business Insights

Summary: In this episode of “Technically Working,” we cover a range of topics that revolve around technology, business, and productivity. From understanding your business dashboard and making informed decisions to unraveling Apple’s intentions with their products, we provide insights that can transform the way you work. We discuss the benefits of using default apps, the … Read more

Revolutionizing Reading: The Story Behind Speech Central

In this special episode of “unmute Presents,” host Marty and co-host Michael interview Ivan, the founder of Speech Central, an innovative app for improving reading off screens. Ivan shares his journey of app development and how Speech Central fills a gap in the market for a comprehensive text-to-speech app. They discuss the supported file formats, … Read more

Behind the Scenes: Rendering the Technically Working Podcast

Summary: Join me, Michael, on the Unmute Presents Podcast as I take you behind the scenes of producing my latest podcast, the Technically Working Podcast. In this episode, I share the intricacies of track rendering in Reaper, a powerful digital audio workstation. Learn how to create independent tracks, optimize accessibility, and configure settings for seamless … Read more

“Unmute Presents: New Features and Affordable Connectivity Program on BlindShell”

In a recent episode of Unmute Presents, BlindShell representatives discussed the latest updates and features of the BlindShell platform. The major update allows users to connect a Bluetooth keyboard to their BlindShell device, offering greater convenience for writing texts, emails, and navigating the device. The battery strength is now displayed on the home screen, eliminating … Read more

Replay of our ACB Community Call on May 16, 2023

This is an ACB Community Call presented by American Council of the Blind. This Unmute Presents Community Call was hosted on Tuesday, May 16th, 2023. Good morning everyone and welcome back to another Unmute. Thanks for all coming and being here and participating. If you have the tech questions, go ahead and raise your hands … Read more

Identifying music with your mobile device

[Music] Hey all, Marty here. You know that moment when you’re either in a store or possibly a car or maybe hanging out with friends and music’s playing? You hear this song and you go, “Oh, I know this song. Wait, who is this?” Well, let me show you how you can find out. On … Read more

Unmute Presents: A Lady

In this episode of Unmute, Lucy talks about all things A Lady, also known as Lady A. Lucy shares some of the general skills and things that can be done with A Lady, such as setting the time, using A Lady as a timer, naming and labeling timers, and setting alarms that can wake you … Read more

May 9 2023

You can tune into this call live every Tuesday. Visit acb.community to learn more about what is up coming. Support Unmute Presents by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/unmute-presents-on-acb-communi This podcast is powered by Pinecast. Try Pinecast for free, forever, no credit card required. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e4dc67 for 40% … Read more

Automating Your Mac with Hazel

In this episode, we explore the power of using third-party apps like Hazel to automate tasks on your Mac. We take a deep dive into how to set up rules and conditions to move files from one folder to another automatically. Whether you’re looking to keep your downloads folder organized or need to move client … Read more

Navigating Creative Spaces and Staying Safe in the Digital World

Show Notes: Ed Sheeran’s copyright lawsuit and its potential impact on creators. Balancing the rights of creators with the flexibility needed for creativity. The importance of staying safe in the digital world and using common sense. Accessible Mother’s Day cards for moms with low vision. The potential dangers of AI and its effects on society. … Read more