AppleVis Podcast

Friday, June 17, 2016

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Michael Hansen and Jamie Pauls are joined by Ged Maheux from The Iconfactory, developers of the Twitterrific app for iOS.

With Twitterrific recently…

Sunday, June 12, 2016

In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us a walk-through and demonstration of Capti Narrator, a free iOS app that will convert nearly any text content to audiobooks.

Capti supports multiple file types, including PDF, DOC, PPT, EPUB and RTF files, with support for adding content from browsers, GoogleDrive, Dropbox,…

Monday, May 16, 2016

In part 4 of his series, Scott Davert continues showing off how to use various apps with an iOS Device and Bluetooth keyboard. This time around, Scott takes a look at the mail app. Part 1 which covers basics, can be found here, part 2 covering text editing can be heard…

Thursday, May 12, 2016

In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us a walk-through and demonstration of TeamTalk 5, a free iOS app which allows multiple users to participate in audio and video conversations through a freeware conferencing system.

More information on setting up and using a TeamTalk server can be found on its…

Thursday, April 28, 2016

In this podcast, Mike Malarsie introduces us to [Flip Lip,(https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/fliplip-voice-changer-for/id966026962?mt=8) an app which allows you to apply fun effects to your voice in Facebook Messenger. Flip Lip is a free app in the iTunes App Store

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

In this podcast, David Woodbridge gives an overview of Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac.

Topics covered include:

  • Layout and navigation of the main screen
  • Reading emails
  • Composing a new email
  • Replying to an email
  • Forwarding an email
  • Checking for new email messages
  • Switching between the Mail, Calendar and People screens
  • The layout of the Calendar screen
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Spring has finally arrived here in the United States, and the AppleVis podcast team sat down to discuss the best ways to get fit and stay that way using a variety of hardware and software solutions. In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, Jamie Pauls is joined by Lisa Salinger, Mike Malarsie, and Alex Hall. The panel takes a look at every aspect of the day, from waking up to winding down. For your convenience, this podcast is divided into chapters so that you can navigate to or go back and…

Thursday, April 14, 2016

In this podcast, Lulu Hartgen gives us a demonstration of SelfieX - Automatic Back Camera Selfie, an app which assists users in easily taking a selfie by giving audio directions to angle the camera and automatically taking a picture when the angle is ideal. As defined by Wictionary, a selfie…

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

In this podcast, Scott Davert shares some tips on how to use the native iOS Mail app more effectively. These include selectively enabling Smart Mailboxes; which can be particularly useful when you have multiple email accounts.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Michael Hansen, Alex Hall, and Scott Davert are joined by Matt King, Accessibility Specialist in UI Engineering at Facebook. King tells us about…

Saturday, April 2, 2016

In this podcast, Mike Malarsie gives us a demonstration of MarsEdit - the blog editor for WordPress, Tumblr, Blogger and more.--an easy, accessible program for blogging on the Mac.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Lisa Salinger, Jeff Bishop and Thomas Domville talk with Winston Chen about the much anticipated version 4.0 release of Voice Dream Reader for iOS.

Monday, March 21, 2016

In the third and last of a short series of podcasts in which he shows us some of the features new to the fourth-generation Apple TV in tvOS 9.2, Jonathan Mosen gives us a look at how you can now use folders to tidy up your Home screen.

More information on tvOS 9.2 can be found in this AppleVis Blog post…

Monday, March 21, 2016

In the second of a short series of podcasts in which he shows us some of the features new to the fourth-generation Apple TV in tvOS 9.2, Jonathan Mosen gives us a look at how you can now use Siri to enter text.

More information on tvOS 9.2 can be found in this AppleVis Blog post.

Monday, March 21, 2016

In the first of a short series of podcasts in which he shows us some of the features new to the fourth-generation Apple TV in tvOS 9.2, Jonathan Mosen gives us a look at bluetooth keyboard support.

More information on tvOS 9.2 can be found in this AppleVis Blog post.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

In this podcast, Mike Malarsie gives us a demonstration of Transit App – Real-Time Tracker & Directions for Bus, Subway and Metro including Offline Schedules.

With Transit app, users can:

  • Know when your next subway or bus is arriving with real-time predictions.*…
Sunday, March 20, 2016

In this podcast, Mike Malarsie gives us a demonstration of Amazon Alexa, the free companion app to the company’s Echo hands-free speaker

Sunday, March 6, 2016

In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us an overview and demonstration of Blindfold Road Trip for iOS.

In Blindfold Road Trip, the objective of the game is to be the first person to travel 1,000 miles. As described in the App Store:

You and a computer opponent are given a handful of cards. Your turn begins by drawing a card from the deck, and then…

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

In part 3 of his mini series on using bluetooth keyboards on iOS devices with VoiceOver, Scott Davert discusses and shares a number of tips and keyboard shortcuts which should enable you to be more productive and efficient when using Safari to browse the web.

The previous podcasts in this series are:

Saturday, February 27, 2016

In this podcast, Jonathan Mosen gives us An Overview of Tweetings for iPhone and iPod Touch.

While there are too many features of the client to cover in one podcast, this demonstration and explanation of Tweetings should be more than sufficient to get the user up and running successfully.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

In part 2 of his mini series on using bluetooth keyboards on iOS devices with VoiceOver, Scott Davert covers how to edit text and use of the Notes app. While not an exhaustive list of keyboard commands, as this would make for a very dry presentation, topics include: creating a new note, the cursor and how it differs from Windows, text selection, how to apply basic formatting to a note, and deleting of text within a note.

Friday, February 19, 2016

In this podcast, Sheri Wells-Jensen gives us a demonstration of Repeat CheckList - A custom can be learned! for iOS.

Friday, February 12, 2016

In this podcast, Jonathan Mosen gives us a demonstration of Podcast Chapters for Mac OS X.

Podcast Chapters allows a podcast creator to easily insert chapter markers into a podcast, thereby allowing listeners (using podcast clients supporting the chapters feature) to quickly navigate to specific parts of the presentation.

Monday, February 8, 2016

In this podcast, Lulu Hartgen introduces us to Blindfold Horserace, an audio game for iOS where you race your horse against other horses.

In Blindfold Horserace, you walk or run your fingers on the screen as if the horse is running. You are in post 2 and the other horses are in post 1 and 3. Once you hear the starting bells, race as…

Sunday, February 7, 2016

In part one of this mini series, Scott Davert explains some advantages of using a Bluetooth keyboard, demonstrates pairing a keyboard to an iDevice with a Bluetooth keyboard, and goes through some general commands and concepts for using a Bluetooth keyboard with your iDevice.