Unmute Presents

Welcome to the Unmute presents website!

Unmute Presents is the podcast for all things technology! Every Tuesday, we bring you a replay of our live call in the ACB Community, where you can hear the latest updates and insights from our hosts Marty Sobo and Michael Babcock. On Thursdays, we delve deeper into a particular topic with longer-form pieces of content that will keep you informed and entertained. And on Sundays, we teach you something new in under 10 minutes! This podcast is all about answering your technology questions, so bring them on! Marty and Michael are here to help. To learn more about how to get involved, visit acb.community today!

  • Community Replay for 20 Feb, 2024
    Tune in every Tuesday at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on ACB Community for live tech Q&A. In this episode, we cover updates on the First Unmute Club launch, podcast reviews, and listener questions on using Teams, SuperSense, and microphones for podcasting. We discuss tech training needs for visually impaired users, AI integration in iOS 18, and recorders with voice guidance. Listeners inquire about games, accessibility, and Zoom settings. Tech training classes and game recommendations are shared, along with support for tech assistance seekers. Join us for valuable insights and updates. Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/unmute-presents-on-acb-communi/101db113-bb40-4450-808b-1afafd38712a This podcast is powered … Read more
  • Digital Bytes – EP2 – Food, calendar, and open earbuds
    Join us in this episode of Digital Bytes where we delve into a range of tech topics. Chris introduces the Paprika recipe management app, showcasing its efficiency in simplifying recipe saving by removing unnecessary information from websites. Demonstrating how effortless it is to save and organize recipes with Paprika. Marty offers a quick tip on effortlessly adding events to the iPhone calendar using VoiceOver. Moreover, Michael reviews the Shox OpenFit earbuds, highlighting their innovative design and features like tactile controls and extended battery life. We wrap up the episode with enthusiasm for what’s to come!
  • Katie Talks Passports
    In this episode, we discuss passports with expert insights from a travel agent specializing in accessible travel. We cover the importance of having a passport, the application process, safety precautions, and the significance of working with travel agents. Tune in for valuable insights and tips.
  • Community Replay for 13 Febuary
    You can tune into this call live every Tuesday. Visit acb.community to learn more about what is up coming. Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/unmute-presents-on-acb-communi/b23c3cd7-f036-4c4d-ae77-0af788322b03 This podcast is powered by Pinecast. Try Pinecast for free, forever, no credit card required. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e4dc67 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Unmute Presents.
  • Digital Bytes – Glasses
    In this episode of Digital Bytes, we discuss accessing visual information through smart glasses and apps. We explore the features of Envision glasses, including text scanning and scene description. We also touch on the Celeste glasses, which are still in development. The upcoming Apple glasses and their spatial audio capabilities are also mentioned. We recommend the Be My Eyes app for its AI assistant and Microsoft help desk. Join us as we keep you updated on the latest advancements in Mobile assistive devices.
  • All Things Lady A – Episode on Alexa Games
    Show Notes for All Things Lady A – Episode on Alexa Games Welcome to this fun-filled episode of All Things Lady A, where we delve into the entertaining world of games you can play with your Amazon Alexa devices. From word puzzles to brain teasers, join us as we explore some of the most engaging games available, showcasing the versatility and fun your Lady A devices can bring into your home. Date: 8 Feb, 2024 Episode Highlights: Introduction to Alexa Games: Kick off the episode with an overview of the myriad games available for play on Alexa devices. Discover how … Read more
  • Community Replay for 6 FEB
    We answer on this week’s call listener questions on various topics such as contacts, troubleshooting, and MacBook choices. We also discuss the ACB app, offer help with tech issues, and mention a tool for organizing recipes. We direct listeners to additional resources and encourage them to visit unmute.show for updates. Read transcript
  • BlindShell Classic 2 – 101 and Beyond – EP51
    More about the ACP
  • Digital Bytes – EP0
    In this episode we share this Exciting news! We’re launching a new show, Digital Bytes, on Unmute Presents. Join Marty, Michael, and Chris as we explore the fascinating world of gadgets, headphones, keyboards, and more. Get ready to geek out with us every Sunday starting in February. Stay tuned for our first episode on the latest smartphones shaping the market. Can’t wait to have you join us! Read transcript
  • At Your Fingertips – Braille Then And Now
    In this episode, we discuss Braille education with our guest Kay. We cover topics such as using a slate and stylus for writing, accessing Braille books, personal experiences with Braille, the importance of Braille literacy, and the practicality of labeling things using Braille. We invite listeners to join the conversation and provide feedback for future episodes. Read transcript
  • Unmute Presents Community Replay from 30 Jan, 2024
    In this episode, we address a range of listener questions and concerns. Topics include troubleshooting laptop arrow keys, editing forms on an iPhone, difficulties with small buttons, reliability of multi-port hubs, verifying Gmail addresses, and more. We also discuss OrCam, screen recording, “do not disturb” settings, and offer tips and recommendations. The episode wraps up with gratitude and well wishes to the audience. Read transcript
  • BlindShell Classic 2 – 101 and Beyond – EP50
    ATIA conference Follow-up – ATIA conference Follow-up
  • Community Replay for 2024-01-23
    You can tune into this call live every Tuesday. Visit acb.community to learn more about what is up coming. Support Unmute Presents by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/unmute-presents-on-acb-communi Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/unmute-presents-on-acb-communi/5aaf31c7-c2ca-4398-88b8-5722f6e1fe07 This podcast is powered by Pinecast. Try Pinecast for free, forever, no credit card required. If you decide to upgrade, use coupon code r-e4dc67 for 40% off for 4 months, and support Unmute Presents. Read transcript
  • BlindShell Classic 2 – 101 and Beyond – EP49
    Interval Timer – Interval Timer
  • Katie Talks Travel: Travel Goals
    In this episode of Katie Talks Travel, we discuss the travel industry during the “wave season” and the importance of setting travel goals. We emphasize the value of active participation in vacations and offer tips for planning trips with companions. We also highlight the improvements being made in the travel industry to be more inclusive. Tune in for travel inspiration and tips to start planning your next adventure! Read transcript
  • Setting Up Gmail
    In this episode, we guide you through setting up your Gmail account on the BlindShell Classic 2. Simply enter your email address, provide a sender name, verify your details on Google’s website, enter your password, and grant access to your email account on the BlindShell. Reach out if you need help. Donations are welcome via the tip jar in the show notes.
  • ACB COmmunity Replay for 16 Jan
    In this episode of Unmute, we discuss scams on phones, using YouTube and Shazam, email troubles with Outlook, a Spanish language podcast, the app Discord, and portable chargers for USB-C phones. We address questions about syncing contacts to a new iPhone and turning off text prediction. We also talk about upgrading to Office 2019 and using Outlook for email. We apologize for not having enough time to answer all the questions and thank everyone for their participation. Read transcript
  • BlindShell Classic 2 – 101 and Beyond – EP48
    https://pinecast.com/dashboard/podcast/blindshell-classic-2-101-and-b/new_episode – Be My AI
  • Joining a voice channel on Discord
    We join discord on voice with voiceover. Read transcript
  • Be My AI vs Google Lookout
    In this episode, we compare Be My AI and Google Lookout. Be My AI offers a comprehensive analysis of images and allows users to ask specific questions for a deeper understanding. Google Lookout focuses on specific settings and provides information accordingly. Questions or feedback? Reach out to us at [email protected].