Introducing Dolphin EasyReader app for iOS

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Few episodes ago, Alexandre showed you how to use the CELA library's website. This week, he shows you how to use the EasyReader app on your iOS device. A podcast about the Android version will be produced eventually.

The EasyReader app allows you to download books from the CELA library, Bookshare and much more. Alexandre shows you how to download a book through the app. He also shows you how to navigate inside a Daisy book. Finally, he shows you how to import in the app a Daisy book from an external resource by using Dropbox.

Dolphin EasyReader is available on the AppStore here.

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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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DoItWrite, an amazing iOS app design to learn how to draw letters in print for blind users

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In this podcast, Alexandre shows you what DoItWrite can help you to learn printed letters even if you're totally blind. This incredible app is available on the AppStore from Apple and it is compatible for iPhone, iPad and iPod. This app will explain you how to draw letters and will provide exercises and even a game to practice. This app is fully compatible with VoiceOver and it is based on VoiceOver hand writing feature.

DoItWrite is available on the AppStore here.

Please note that exceptionally this podcast is only available in English due to the fact that the presented application was not translated in French.

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Podcast about Apple’s WWDC 2018 event

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In this podcast, Alexandre and Olivier discuss about the announcements made by Apple on June 4th 2018 at the WWDC. Alexandre and Olivier give their opinions regarding these announcements. At the beginning of the podcast, Alexandre shows you an issue that's happening with the Youtube app on the Apple tv that we've just discovered before uploading this episode. Please note that this podcast is about 1 hour and a half long.

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Podcast about backing up PenFriend labels

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In this podcast, Alexandre shows you how to backup your PenFriend labels. He also shows you other things that you can do with this device, such as listening to music and reading books.

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Podcast about the Scratchpad on the Focus 5th generation

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In this podcast, Olivier discusses about the new firmware update that was recently released for the Focus 5th generation. The version number of the update is 5.81-30. First, Olivier shows you how to install it. Then he shows you the main feature that this update brings to the Focus: a Scratchpad. Olivier shows you how to use it and gives you a list of commands shortcuts. Please note that you can find all of these shortcuts in the Scratchpad's help file.

For more information about this update, visit the support page dedicated to the Focus here.

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Introducing Pages for iOS

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In this podcast, Alexandre introduces you to Pages for iOS, an app made by Apple to edit text documents. This app is also available on macOS. Alexandre shows you the interface of the app on both the iPhone and the iPad. Even though they are similar, the interfaces are a bit different. Alexandre also briefly shows how to edit a document with Pages and VoiceOver, how to save it to Dropbox and how to export it to a Word document.

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Tips for using the CELA library web portal

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In this podcast, Alexandre explains how to use the CELA library web portal available at http://celalibrary.ca. The CELA is a library of books available in accessible formats, formerly known as the CNIB Library in the past. He explains you how to use the Web portal and these different features as well as various services such as reading newspapers and magazines. Finally, he explains how to use files in electronic Braille format, DAISY audio ZIP, online mp3 books, etc., and how to access them with a Victor reader DAISY book player or with a computer.

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Configuring Office 365/2016 to use with a screen reader and recent news about assistive technologies

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In this podcast, Alexandre first tells you the latest news about assistive technologies: update of the 5th Generation Focus Braille display, new driver for the Pearl camera, update of KNFB Reader and a precision about Seeing A I application. In the second part, he teaches you how to configure and optimize Office 365 or 2016 for optimal use with a screen reader.

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Introducing the AMI-tv mobile application

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In this podcast, Olivier and Alexandre will show you the AMI-tv app available for Apple devices. For now, this app does not exist on Android. If it becomes available, we'll let you know. In the first part of the episode, Olivier will show you the app on iPhone. Next, Alexandre will show it to you on Apple Tv running TvOS.

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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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