Android 15 Brings Better Braille Support, Microsoft and Apple Battle For Best Performance & More Voice Dream Reader Comments

Android 15 Talkback Updates

In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a significant update for Android users, specifically around Braille display compatibility.

Matthew Horspool from the Braillists Foundation joins the conversation to break down the technicalities and implications of Android 15’s beta release, which promises HID support for Braille displays. This development is poised to make a wide range of Braille devices more accessible to Android users, addressing long-standing compatibility issues and potentially transforming the experience for visually impaired Android enthusiasts.

The episode also features a roundup of other tech news, presented by Grace Scoffield. Highlights include Waymap’s impressive funding round to expand its navigation solutions, Roku’s new certification requirements to boost accessibility, and speculation around Microsoft’s ARM laptops potentially outperforming Apple’s M3 MacBook Air. The segment wraps up with a nostalgic look back at the release of Windows 3.1, marking a significant milestone in computing history.

Listeners contribute to the episode with thoughtful feedback on various topics, including the recent controversy surrounding Voice Dream Reader’s subscription model changes and suggestions for micro Bluetooth devices to enhance the usability of devices like the Victor Reader Stream 2.

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