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AbilityCast

By Aaron Linson
Giving people with disabilities the ability to thrive professionally.
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Overview with the E/reader Humanware model
The NLS E-Reader is finally moving and getting shipped to customers. This device is an awesome way forbrl to be taught more and have better and more affordable, easy access to the gift of literacy. Aaronchecks out the Humanware variant of the NLS E-Reader.
10:44
May 18, 2022
Let’s get vulnerable.
Loosing your vision can be a scary time. We talk about how to cope and rework the world for us. We never talk about the emotional, psycological, and mental feelings. I’d like to bring those feelings to the surface. It's ok to talk about them. If you'd like to talk please get in touch my email is linsonaaron2@gmail.com R
01:49
May 14, 2022
Focus 40 Blue Q Braille XL comparison
Aaron compares 2 popular Braille displays from Freedom Scientific and HIMS. TLDR both displays are awesome you just have to choose the right one for you.
27:28
March 07, 2022
Push LinkedIn’s buttons. It's alright.
Aaron explores LinkedIn’s buttons with both NVDA and JAWS screen readers.
14:52
February 22, 2022
Using LinkedIn in the dark – beginning the journey
LinkedIn is the world's most professional network connecting employers to employees, coworkers to coworkers, and everyone in between. Learning to use LinkedIn as a professional tool will help in reducing the unemployment rate within the brightness population. Over a series of podcast Aaron will take you through this awesome program and how to move around it. Look for more episodes coming soon.
11:29
February 15, 2022
Windows and the Focus 40 Blue
In this podcast we look at the Focus 40 Blue Braille display and using it with windows. It's easier than ever to learn only using the Focus 40 Blue.
15:40
October 25, 2021
An overview of the EL BRAILLE from Freedom Scientific
Aaron takes you through a brief description and tour of the EL BRAILLE system. The world’s first windows based notetaker.
17:25
September 26, 2021
WeWalk review
A review of the we walk smart cane and application for iOS and android.
07:42
January 06, 2021
WeWalk smart cane and boxing
In this ability cast episode Aaron goes through the contents of that we walk smart cane.
15:07
December 17, 2020
WEWalk tease
Coming today December 17, 2020 I’m boxing and initial impressions of the walk smoking
00:16
December 17, 2020
Apple Watch leather band review
Apple make some really nice stuff, and they watch bands are no exception. In this episode Aaron reviews the Apple leather band with some interesting viewpoints. Find out why this band is different from all the rest.
02:49
December 03, 2020
November 21, 2020
00:46
November 21, 2020
Unboxing and install of the Apple leather band
Apple makes some really good bands. However, it can be tricky to install a new band if y'?e never done it before. In this walkthrough, Aaron shows you how to install a new band. Regardless of what band you decide to buy the install process is the same.
10:52
November 17, 2020
Google Nest Audio unboxing
A quick unboxing of the Google Nest Audio system
06:43
November 11, 2020
Unboxing Bose Frames Tempo
Bose has come out with version 2 of their Bose Frames. I stated in this podcast that I couldn't remember the 2nd version of the 3 types of Bose Frames. The 2 versions I forgot are called sophrano and tenor. Listen to this podcast to find out how the Bose tempo are worth every penny.
07:33
September 24, 2020
Initial impressions of the Kove commuitor 2 bluetooth speaker
The Kove commutor 2 is not just your average speaker. It's like 2 speakers in 1. Check out this first impressions podcast for more.
07:24
September 21, 2020
Never have issues with laundry again!
Do laundry like a pro! An overview of the laundrywise app
04:35
August 23, 2020
VoiceOver exclusion from public beta of watchOS
Apple really messed up in the latest release of watchOS public beta 1. Mind you the first public beta ever for the platform. What's the issue? Find out in the latest edition of the Blind Cast.
11:22
August 22, 2020
Apple Watch Series 5 review from a blindness perspectiperspective
Unlike any other review before it's time. This review takes an unbiased look at the Apple watch series 5 from a blind man's perspective.
12:48
May 09, 2020
The screen reader battlesNVDA WALKTHROUGH
A walkthrough of NVDA
06:22
April 13, 2020
Getting Started With JAWS- Setting Up Braille Displays and configuring some settings
IN this continuation of the JAWS series. Aaron takes you through setting up a Braille display with JAWS and getting rid of the visual components you don't need.
07:04
April 06, 2020
JAWS setup- Getting started with JAWS basic settings
In this tutorial Aaron goes through the basic settings of JAWS and shows you how to configure JAWS to your liking.
11:11
April 03, 2020
working from home tips
In these uncertain times people are working from home more than ever. Here are a few tips to make you more productive whibbe you work.
10:46
March 27, 2020
unboxing of Apple watch series 5
Apple has produced one of the worlds most beloved watch's. Aaron unboxes the Apple watch series 5 with some difficulty.
10:46
March 24, 2020
An overview of the Brailliant BI 14 from Humanware
Ghumanware is renowned for there crisp Braille displays on products like the Braille note Touch family. Well, they've done it again with the BI 14. Linsten to this in depth review of the unit from Aaron Linson a proud owner.
15:54
February 11, 2020
Using a Braille display to move around a computer
In this episode Aaron shows you around the Q Braille and gives you a tour around the unit.
25:04
February 08, 2020
Effective search and syntax
In this episode Aaron walks you through effective search techniques and syntax. You can use these techniques to find anything online. What to know how? Listen to this podcast.
28:08
February 03, 2020
being more productive in windows
making the most of your day is crucial when you work from home. Listen to this productivity hack that will make your productivity more well... productive.
11:47
January 21, 2020
unboxing some more awesome tech from HumanwAre
aaron unboxes some awesinme tech from humanware
10:35
January 13, 2020
Braille and Sonar experiences
Aaron takes you on a walk through his sixth sense with the sunu band and tells you all about his experiences with the new Braille display from HIMS.
18:17
December 26, 2019
Beats studio three wireless headphones unboxing
Unboxing the beats studio three wireless headphones
08:00
December 22, 2019
Q Braille XL
in this episode Aaron gives you an unboxing experience of the Q Braille xl.
14:31
December 22, 2019
unboxing and impressions of the Sunu band
Aaron takes you through the unboxing and his impressions of the Sunu band. To learn more about the band head on over to sunu.io to learn more, and pick one up for yourself
08:30
December 12, 2019
Searching for anything online: Boolean Searching
When searching online are you becoming frustrated with the thousands upon thousands of results? Aaron is here to help! Let Aaron show you the quicker way to search the internet without wading through numerous results of unrelivent information.
25:10
November 02, 2019
24 hours with the Echo Buds
Aaron takes you through his thoughts 24 hours later with the Echo Buds. Were they a smart decision or not?
10:11
October 31, 2019
Echo buds unboxing
And I’m boxing of the echo buds from Amazon
05:02
October 30, 2019
Google messed up on home automation
The Google assistant is a powerful digital assistant. Most would say better then Apple's Siri. However, google assistant missed the mark on the Google nest or home hub. Listen to my review to find out.
07:25
October 29, 2019
Boolean Searching
How to search Twitter, Facebook, google, or anywhere on the Internet like a pro
11:39
October 07, 2019
How to label application buttons on Android
labeling applications on Android can sometimes be hard. Sometimes labels you create do not stick to the application and sometimes the buttons just I'm not able at all. With this hack found in TalkBack settings all the applications buttons on our labeled. Linson productions does not condone that developers not able to buns for this work around however, we suggest that you get a hold of the developer and ask them to label their buttons properly within the application. Thanks for listening please comment with any suggestions that you may have for future podcast as well always looking for what you want from us.
04:26
June 04, 2019
Android TalkBack search gesture
Using the search function on any smartphone it can be very handy. However, Android accessibility has not had a feature like this for a while. Now, with a new Android pie update even search within any application, home screen, or even through your list of apps. follow Aaron as he shows you how to maneuver around with this new gesture and gives you some unique applications on how to use it.
05:09
May 29, 2019
Stop Alt tabbing so much
running either Jaws or non-visual desktop access is awesome. However, alt tabbing to get to montwood applications can be frustrating and time consuming. Use this Windows trick to make alteben virtually disappear
04:54
May 12, 2019
New Android gestures
Android has come a long way and regards to blindness accessibility. come along with me as we explore one of these new gestures until you had to use it. Look for more Android content coming soon
02:58
May 10, 2019
Virtual desktops
Using Windows 10 on a computer is awesome. But did you know that you can make your workflow even more efficient? Using virtual desktops you can have unlimited desktops at your disposal without having two separate screens. Listen to this podcast to find out how to use virtual desktops the efficient way.
09:03
March 18, 2019
Dec 17, 2017
App accessibility
02:27
December 18, 2017
Just A Look On An Application
Be prepared for the upcoming podcast on anchor
00:26
December 18, 2017