Listen to Triple-click Home Episode 26: The iCoffee

Welcome to the first Triple-click Home podcast of 2014. This month, Jamie Pauls joins Alena and Buddy to discuss the Apple news stories of the past month. John was unable to be a part of the Triple-click Home team this time around, but we trust that he will join us again next month. In addition to our plentiful crop of news stories, Jamie kicks off our new spotlight segment by talking with Shannon Reese whose daughter Eilish has Down Syndrome. Jamie and Shannon discuss the use of the iPad in Eilish’s education. Apps discussed in this interview include those from The Conover Company as well as a brief discussion of the augmentative alternative communication app Proloquo2Go Of course, our podcast wouldn’t be complete without your feedback, and we include that as well. Without further ado, let’s jump right to the …

Top of the News

Google Buys Nest for $3.2 Billion in Cash

CES 2014: Smart thermostat EverSense shows off ‘Aura’ iBeacons to intelligently adjust room temperature

CES 2014: iPhone/iPad Bluetooth accessories for the home & body dominate the show

Mac Sales Rose in 4th Quarter. Or Fell.

Many Mac OS Users Not Getting Security Updates

Apple Pushes Developers To iOS 7

Apple Devices Flow Into Corporate World

Apple patent details optical image stabilization for iPhone cameras

T-Mobile’s ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card:’ they’ll pay your early termination fee to switch

Yahoo announces News Digest, a new iOS app that provides only essential news stories

A T Talk

SeroSpectives: This Year in Tech for 2013

SPN Goes to the UN

Update to Sendero GPS

Announcing the AppleVis Golden Apples of 2013

Digit-Eyes 2.0 has a completely NEW and simplified user interface design plus NEW other New features


Opinion: What “three revolutionary devices” will the iWatch be?

Apple Knows Exactly What It’s Doing With Its iPhone Business

2014: The year of the iPhone-controlled everything


From Beth:

Hi, I have been researching and have found stuff about using accuators to do Braille instead of pins. Here are a few links.

Displaying Braille for Mobile Use with the Micro-vibration of SMA Wires

haptic posts on CNET

First-ever Braille smartphone could hit stores this year

The “Feel Screen”: The Pros and Cons of a Tactile Interface for the Next iPad (or iPhone?)

Blog comment from Zivan Krisher

During the podcast I think it was Buddy who stated that it is impossible to turn off Zoom while VoiceOver is turned on. This is not true. I’m a low vision IOS user and often use VoiceOver in combination with Zoom. When Zoom is turned on, double tapping 3 fingers becomes the Zoom toggle. and triple tapping 3 fingers becomes the VoiceOver toggle.

Wrapping Up

This Pressure-Sensitive Case May Change How You Use Your iPhone

The strange, shady world of $1,000 iOS apps

The 12 Apps You Should Delete from Your Phone in 2014

Contacting the Team

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