Configuring and optimizing Windows 10 for best performances with a screen reader

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You have just purchased a new computer and would like to know how to optimize and configure Windows to ensure best performances with your screen reader? In this podcast, Alexandre and Olivier will show you what options need to be modified in Windows 10 to use your computer without any issues with JAWS or NVDA.

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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Looking for an accessible mobile device? See differences and similarities between iOS and Android.

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In this podcast, Olivier and Alexandre will discuss about the major differences between iOS and Android. As you will notice, they have different opinions regarding these systems. Feel free to tell us which one is your favorite and why by contacting us by email at podcasts@canadialog.com or by phone at 1-888-730-0003 extension 555.

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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Podcast about OCR solutions part 2: apps available on mobile devices and standalone reading machines

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In this podcast, Olivier and Alexandre discuss about OCR solutions available on mobile devices as well as standalone reading machines. Apps and devices covered in this podcast include:

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of OCR solutions or any other assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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Introducing Crafting Kingdom, a very nice accessible game!

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This week, we continue our game series. Olivier is back to show you Crafting Kingdom, which is available on iOS and Android. He shows you the different options available and how to play it. Please note that sighted persons can turn the accessibility mode off and play this game as well. Don't hesitate to share it with people around you. Also, don't hesitate to contact us if you have any suggestions of a games you would like us to show in a future podcast.

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of any kind of assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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Connecting a Victor Reader device to the Internet should be easy! Learn how to do it!

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Would you like to access online content with Victor Stream new generation or Trek and you don't know how to do it? In this podcast, Alexandre shows you how to connect to a Wi-Fi network using the virtual keyboard on the Victor Reader Stream new generation. He shows you both methods available to enter text. Alexandre also instructs you how to subscribe to the Canadialog podcast feed, how to listen radio as well as how to download Daisy books from the CELA library which is a popular Canadian service for persons who can't access printed material. Please note That these procedures also work with the new Victor Reader Trek.

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of Victor Reader or any other assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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Podcast about OCR solutions part 1: apps available for Windows

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In this podcast, Olivier and Alexandre will discuss about OCR solutions available on Windows. Windows apps include OpenBook, JAWS OCR, KNFB Reader and Kurzweil. At the end of this episode, you should be able to know which of these apps best suit your needs. Please note that other solutions are also available on mobile. We will discuss about these solutions in the next episode about this topic so stay tuned!

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of OCR solutions or any other assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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Play accessible online games using the web client of QuentinC’s Playroom platform

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In this podcast, Olivier will show you how to use the QuentinC's Playroom web client. The demonstration will be made on IOS. However, it is also possible to play on Mac OS, Android, Linux and Windows. Concerning the Android platform, in some cases you may experience better results by using the Firefox Focus web browser instead of Google Chrome or the standard version of Firefox. We would like to thank Siena Trigiani, a faithful listener, for this useful comment. You can find all of the documentation as well as the web client link by going on www.qcsalon.net with your web browser.

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of this accessible game platform or any other assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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Using ribbon menus is like a nightmare for you? This podcast is the one you need!

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When using Windows and especially Microsoft Office, we find more and more regular ribbons that replace the classic menu bars. These ribbons can easily disorient users of screen reading software. During this show, Olivier will give you tips and tricks as well as keyboard shortcuts to facilitate usage of this component.

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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Play accessible online games using the Windows client of QuentinC’s Playroom platform

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In this podcast, Olivier shows you how to use the QuentinC's Playroom Windows client. He shows you how to install it as well as how to use it. Also, please note that you may need to turn off the Windows Defender antivirus to install the Windows Client even if this software is perfectly legit. Olivier will show you how to do that as well. You can find the complete procedure here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4027187/windows-turn-off-windows-defender-antivirus You can find all of the documentation as well as the Windows client by typing www.qcsalon.net in your web browser.

Visit our website regularly to be informed when new Podcast becomes available or subscribe to our Youtube channel. Also, please note that our podcasts are now available on iTunes as well as on Victor Reader.

In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of this accessible game platform or any other assistive technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our team to learn more about training we can offer.

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iPhone 8 and iPhone X, all about accessibility for VoiceOver users

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Earlier this fall, we told you about new Apple products to come, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 10. We were able to grab and test these products during the holidays. First, Olivier gives you his first impressions on the iPhone 8. He then shows you how to setup Touch ID. Then, Alexandre explains and demonstrates how to use the new gestures available with VoiceOver on the iPhone 10 used to replace the home button. He also shows you how to setup Face ID using VoiceOver.

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In addition, as a reminder, the Canadialog team can offer private or group training on request on the use of mobile technologies. Do not hesitate to contact our support team to learn more about training we can offer.

Enjoy and we wish you all the best for 2018!