iACast

Making Success Accessible. The iACast is a weekly podcast to discuss interesting technology topics.

Latest Episodes

  • 13 Inch iPad Pro M4 UnboxCast
    In this episode, we delve into the unboxing of the new iPad Pro M4 13-inch with Michael Doeys leading the discussion. The excitement is palpable as the iPad arrives, boasting impressive features like one terabyte of space, 16 gigs of RAM, and a sleek silver design. The unboxing process is meticulous, with observations on the …

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  • iACast News for May 13, 2024
    In this latest episode of the IACast News Update, Michael Doeys expresses gratitude for listeners’ support of the IACast and shares his excitement about the success of iPads. Michael discusses contemplating purchasing the nanotexture display based on positive reviews but ultimately deciding to stick with the current version for now, looking forward to trying out …

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  • iACast iPads Are Crushing It
    In this episode of IACast, we dive into the recent Apple event where new iPads were announced. We discuss the various models, including the iPad Mini, iPad Air, and iPad Pro, along with the range of colors and storage options available. The conversation delves into the pricing, with the iPad Air starting at $599 and …

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  • iACast News for April 25th, 2024
    In this episode, we dive into the latest tech news, particularly focusing on the upcoming Apple event scheduled for May 7th. Tim Cook announced the event, hinting at the unveiling of new iPad Pro and Air models, along with the highly anticipated Apple Pencil 3. Speculations suggest the potential inclusion of OLED displays in the …

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  • iACast News for April 23, 2024
    In this news update, I discussed recent developments in the tech world that caught my attention. Firstly, Meta’s decision to open up their operating system on devices like the Quest to third-party manufacturers for creating VR headsets is a significant move. It appears to be a strategic step towards competing with the Vision Pro, which …

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  • April Tech News Discussion
    In this discussion, Taylor Arndt and Michael discuss various tech topics, starting with the review of the Humane AI Pen by Marques Brownlee. They delve into the features and issues of the pen, such as its functionality, pricing, and potential shortcomings. The conversation shifts to the impact of tech reviews on companies, highlighting the importance …

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  • Thoughts on Vision Pro
    Mike discusses his experience with the Vision Pro headset in this episode of the IACast. He shares his excitement about the headset’s capabilities and its impact on his interactions with others. Mike details his observations about the headset’s features, such as voice memos, FaceTime, Messages, and more. He praises the headset’s ability to enhance his …

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  • Get looped in with Microsoft Loop
    In this episode, we are joined by Taylor Arndt to discuss Microsoft Loop, a program that serves as an alternative to Notion. One of the main advantages of Loop is its accessibility for blind users, addressing the accessibility issues that Notion has. Loop offers features such as workspaces, pages, and ideas, allowing users to categorize …

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  • A Bit about BITS
    In this episode, I’m joined by Jeff Bishop, the President of Blind Information Technology Specialists (BITS). We discuss the accomplishments of BITS as an organization and their mission to promote accessibility and education in the field of technology for the blind and low vision community. Last year, under Jeff’s leadership, BITS saw significant growth in …

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  • Unpacking January Tech News
    In this segment of the conversation, I start by discussing recent tech announcements. I mention the Samsung event and the release of the S24 series, which includes the S24, S24 Plus, and the Ultra. I note that these phones resemble iPhones in terms of their design, with squared-off edges and matte colored sides. I also …

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  • 202 – 2024 Tech Predictions
    In this episode of the podcast, we have Michael Babcock and Ashley Coleman as guests. They discuss the recent tech news and one of the biggest changes, which is the applications key being replaced by the chat GPT key. Michael shares his opinion, stating that he’s not as upset about it because he’s already found …

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  • 201 – Holiday Tech News
    Episode Notes Join Michael as we discuss things like Beeper Mini, and latest technology during the holiday season. Providing Feedback We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an email to [email protected]. You can follow us on Facebook, and Twitter. You can also find us on Reddit, and all around the web. Also, …

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  • 200 – Past and Future of the iACast
    Episode Notes In this episode of the iACast, we reflect on lighthearted and entertaining moments from our show. Setting ourselves apart from other tech podcasts, we emphasize not podcasting too seriously. We plan to diversify our platforms, explore emerging technologies, and promote accessibility. Join us for valuable content and engaging discussions in future episodes. Providing …

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  • The iCast 8 – Scary Reactions
    Episode Notes In this episode, we discussed the highly anticipated M3 MacBook Pros, and the new M3 iMac The These powerful machines will be available for order at the end of November, adding to the anticipation surrounding their release. App Picks Marty: Dark Noise Alisha: Canva Taylor: Square Michael: Buffer Find out more at https://iacast.pinecast.co …

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  • 199 – Bubble Shaming
    Episode Notes In this episode of the iAcast, we discuss rumors of new Apple products, Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, platform shaming, messaging platforms, shortcuts on iPhones and Android phones, recommended software and devices, and upcoming podcast updates. The overarching theme is respecting individual choices and staying connected to tech trends. Picks Angie: Concept 2 …

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  • 198 – Made By Google and Bluesky Thoughts
    Episode Notes In this episode, we discuss the recent Google event, highlighting the Pixel Watch 2 and its Fitbit influence. We delve into the pricing, design updates, and concerns about Google’s data collection practices. We also touch on new announcements like the Pixel Buds 2 and AI features in the new Google Pixel 8 and …

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  • 197 – Is It About to Rain
    Episode Notes In this episode, we discuss the American Council of the Blind National Organization embracing Mastodon and a bug in the latest iOS beta. We also talk about password managers, integrating NPUs into computer processors, on-device processing, and the costs and privacy implications of cloud storage. We touch on smart speakers and wrap up …

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  • 196 – Amazon and Microsoft Event Details
    Episode Notes On this episode of the iACast Alisha, Taylor and Michael Doise discussed the following topics. Twitter/X owner makes statement that platform may require all accounts to become paying members Announcements from the Amazon Event Announcements from the Microsoft Event Picks Alisha: Minecraft Dungeons on Nintendo Switch Taylor: Spotify Michael: iPhone 15 Pro Max …

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  • 195 – iPhone Pre-Order Issues
    Read transcript Episode Notes In Episode 195 of the iACast, we are joined by Michael Babcock, Marty Sobo, and Lynn Schneider. Michael and Marty discuss their recent work on the Unmute podcast, including their Friday finds and their thoughts on music and podcast apps. They also mention their recent live iACast show on the Apple …

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  • iACast Special – Apple September 2023 Event
    Episode Notes Join Michael Doise, Marty Sobo, Lynn Schneider, and Taylor Arndt as we discuss everything that was announced at Apple’s September 2023 iPhone Event. Apple Watch Series 9 Apple Watch Ultra 2 AirPods 2 with USB-C iPhone 15 iPhone 15 Pro Providing Feedback We love hearing from you, so feel free to send an …

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