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It's Back! Accessible Apps releases Chicken Nugget version 4.71, bringing AI image descriptions, new sounds, and More



Accessible Apps has released Chicken Nugget version 4.71, bringing AI image descriptions, new sounds, keyboard discovery mode, more
Popular Twitter client Chicken Nugget recently received a major update, bringing improved image descriptions, new sounds, and other improvements. Read on for an in-depth look at what's new, and information about how to use the latest features.

You can Listen to the Presidential Inauguration Events with Audio Description



The presidential inauguration ceremony and related events will be offered with audio description and other accessibility accommodations. Events start today at approximately 11:30 AM, with streaming links available from this page.

Popular iOS game Timecrest gets sequel in free update



Timecrest a popular iOS game has a long-awaited sequel. Find out more about Ash and get a richer understanding of Alensia in this sequel game 4 years inthe making.

Blue Apron accessibility review



Recently, I have started using Blue Apron, a meal kit service which aims to help people get more experience cooking. Each week, a box of ingredients arrives, and we use the recipes found in the app to create new and exciting meals. Read more about the process below.

Let's Go Shopping Holiday Addition, is Tuesday and Wednesday



Let's Go Shopping started as an event to help shoppers and business owners connect during Covid-19. And, the biggest event yet is scheduled for this week, full of holiday deals.

BBQ In Review: September, more like FOMOmber



BBQ In Review is our ongoing series of posts that attempts to capture some of the news that falls outside of our podcasts. Think of it as a raw feed of information which undergoes a miniaturization process for what topics that best suit our podcast format. In the past we have left the stories that did not make the cut part of Joe s endless scroll of tweets. But to save time, sanity and Doomscrolling social media for those who wish to avoid that kind of thing, welcome aboard and enjoy the pile of stuff below. Hopefully the reading of these articles will lessen the feeling of FOMO, Fear Of Missing Out, on all the new hardware coming to stores this holiday season.

Breaking: American Council of the Blind Convention going Virtual for 2021



Events in 2021 continue to switch to virtual formats due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The American Council of the Blind convention, originally scheduled for Phoenix, now joins this list.

The following was sent out today from convention coordinator Janet Dickelman:

Breaking: Settlement Brings Audio-described Content to HBO max



HBO Max is at long last joining the ranks of streaming services which will include audio description, thanks to a settlement announced today.


Deals

Sennheiser AMBEO Smart 3D Sound Recording Headset for $99.99 & Free Shipping



alwayz-on-sale via Amazon has the Sennheiser AMBEO Smart Headset for $99.99. This wired headset, which allows you to record in 3D audio and works with iOS, originally sold for nearly $300.
Joe reviewed this pair earlier this summer, where you can hear the types of recordings that are possible.

New Customers: Up to $28 off Snacks and Convenience Items from goPuff



New customers can get up to $28 off their first 4 orders ($7 per order) from goPuff by using this referral link.


Podcasts

Blind Bargains Qast 220: Born Accessible



Behold, our 800th piece of audio content on the site. We originally planned this outlandish over the top celebration thingy, but 2020 being what it is, we have opted out of that and we shall just strike our best couch potato poses while binging out on some audio described content instead. Good thing John Sweet and Petr Kucheryavyy, Senior Managers of Accessibility at Charter Communications, are on hand this episode to tell us how we can start our A.D. feast with the free Spectrum Access app. Tune in to hear about the app, the Born Accessible approach the team is taking towards their services and hear demos of Spectrum Access and Spectrum News.

Blind Bargains Qast 219: The 2020 Blind Bargains Holiday Shopping Guide



Welcome to our 6th annual Blind Bargains Holiday Shopping Guide. Once again, we've brought the deals straight to your audio feed. Sit back and relax as some of your favorite merchants, or perhaps some that are new to you, tell you about their latest products and services as well as some holiday deals. We'd like to sincerely thank all of the companies who were apart of this show. Below you'll find information about each company in the order they appear in the show.
We hope you have a socially-distanced, safe and fulfilling Thanksgiving weekend.

Blind Bargains Qast 218: Socially Distanced Kitchen



It's been awhile since we did a full-on cooking show, and many of our regulars have acquired a growing amount of cooking gadgets and essentials. So we decided to do our biggest cooking show yet, with Shelly Brisbin, Ricky Enger, J.J., and the podcast debut of regular contributor Tangela Mahaffey.

Blind Bargains Qast 217: Buttery Smooth Bingo Cards



In order to be more environmentally friendly, we at the BBQ decided to combine our October and November Apple event wrap up shows. It is the podcasting equivalent of removing the charger plug from the box. Okay, seriously, we changed things up a bit and invited Greg Stilson on to talk about the new Macs and iPhones. Greg has launched a few products over the years, and we thought he could speak at longer length about what it takes to do that than J.J. and Joe could. Plus, he brings along the bonus of saying a bunch of new stuff that you have not heard from us on the many hours of wrap up shows we have done in the past. And to borrow an Apple turn of phrase, we think you re going to love it .

Blind Bargains Qast 216: Nura Cats From Beyond The Vale



October is a time for ghouls, ghosts, and game demos. Yep, keeping with a long-standing tradition that happened somewhat organically without us realizing it, we give you another reason to break out the earbuds in order for you to experience life beyond The Vale . And speaking of new experiences, Ricky dropped by the office of beeping and talking to discuss the Nuraloop earbuds with Joe. Lastly, but technically in the middle of the show, we hear from the new voice of the Amazon Echo. Listen in to hear the first ever F bomb hiding somewhere within the minutes of BBQ 216.

Blind Bargains Qast 215: Tiny Pilot Seals



Summertime is the perfect season for going to the beach, camping, and of course buying computers. Okay, that last one is more geared towards the tech sector who aren t necessarily going to readily engage in the first two activities mentioned. Join Patrick, Joe and first timer Alex Hall As they discuss how each one of them navigated the computer buying process. Listen in as the trio breakdown what access issues they encountered and what tips they recommend for those about to consider the addition of their own shiny new laptop or desktop.

Blind Bargains Qast 214: Touch The Power Button... For Science!



The ninth month on the calendar brings along Pumpkin Spice and another Apple event. Refreshingly the event focused on things that were not the iPhone For a change. Somehow, despite 2020 being well 2020, the event was full of interesting news. Join the BBQ Crew as J.J., Joe and Shelly Brisbin Break down the staggering number of iPads and Apple Watch editions in this mandated by Tech Podcast Law required Apple event wrap up show.

Blind Bargains Qast 213: Since We've Been Gone



It finally happened! Enough stuff has transpired for us to do a proper old school news filled episode. Or as we now call it during the After Times , a retro inspired BBQ show. Join J.J., Joe and Patrick as they learn how to do a thing again that they have spent 10 years already doing prior to the release of this particular audio program. Breaking news talk of Audio Description, a tip, a bunch of Sound Off and the return of the Last Word will give you that nostalgic feeling for sure!


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Superbowl specials!Discounts on all Book Readers, MP3 players, Tablets, etc...


Alright! Now we know which two teams will be in the SuperBowl this year coming up in about 2 weeks and it looks like it'll be a high-scoring shootout! In celebration we're offering discounts on all our devices and accessories including the Victor Reader Trek, Victor Reader Stream, Talking Book Reader, Benjie Talking MP3 Player, Latest Fire Tablets still on sale as well as Bluetooth devices and accessories especially when purchased along with these items! We're also including a free magnetic cable 3 feet, with your order of either the Victor Reader Trek, Victor Reader Stream, or Benjie Talking MP3 Player! This is a $12.99 value you'll receive absolutely free of charge! Check our Daily Deals page for some awesome savings on the latest Talking 16GB Daisy Book player and receive a free holster case. It comes with the high quality Ivona voices built in and plays all sorts of unprotected files including Daisy books, eBooks, music, audio books, and even video files! It has internet capability for internet radio stations and podcasts! I also include hundreds of internet radio station presets that I've prepared! It records from its built-in mic, external mic/line-in, FM stereo radio, and internet radio. Provides 14 hours of battery life on a charge. All yours for just $229.99! Of course you'll also get free personal assistance from us if you need help with anything regarding this Talking Book Reader! https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Daily-Deals_ep_49-1.html Download the introduction to the Talking Book Reader 2nd Edition at the below link. https://od.lk/d/NTVfODkwNDI0Nl8/Introducing%20the%20Talking%20book%20Reader%202nd%20Edition.mp3 Get our latest Rockboxed Benji T-6 Lossless Hi Fi Media Player starting at just $95.99 for 16GB up to $145.99 for 256GB! Here's where to read more and order it: https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Talking-Benji-T-6-Lossless-Hi-Fi-Media-Player-with-Rockbox_p_141.html Download the introduction to the Benji T-6 Talking Mp3 Player at the below link. https://od.lk/d/NTVfODkwNDI4OF8/Benjie%20T6%20Hi-Fi%20Talking%20MP3%20Player%20Introduction.mp3 Get your new easy to use accessible push button candy bar style talking Blindshell Classic phone all set up for use! It was designed specifically for the blind. This is a good choice for those who can't or prefer not to use a touch screen phone! The phone is just $349 and to fully service you we'll even activate your phone with your choice of very affordable H2O phone plans with unlimited talk and text and high speed data on the AT&T towers and save you money! You can start using it immediately upon receipt! https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Blindshell-Classic-Phone_p_156.html Save a huge chunk of money on both the Victor Reader Stream as well as the Victor Reader Trek book reader & GPS with Bluetooth capability with the new maps! Plus you'll receive a free $12.99 value magnetic cable to protect and prolong the life of them with your order! The updated Victor Reader Trek is being sold by Humanware for $795.00 and we have the same one on sale for $649.99 with free shipping in the US. Get free priority mail on top of the savings! https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Victor-Reader-Trek-Talking-Book-Reader-GPS-with-free-3-foot-Magnetic-USB-Cable_p_128.html The Victor Reader Stream which is now $425.00 from Humanware, is on sale from our site for only $389.99 with no tax added(unless you live in Florida) + Free Shipping in the US. You can read about and order it from: https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Victor-Reader-Stream-Newest-Generation-with-Free-3-foot-Magnetic-USB-Cable_p_151.html Both the brand new Stream and Trek come with long and short USB cables, 8GB SD card, protective silicone case, earphones, and wall charger plus the Trek also comes with a lanyard and its much improved sturdier silicone case! If your normal way to read Audible books is no longer working out for you, the below more affordably priced Fire tablets can be used to read them as well as NLS/Bard and Kindle books! Brand new latest generation 7-inch, HD8, and HD10 Fire Tablets available on which we've turned the screen reader on and installed the Google Play Store so you have the choice of Amazon or Android apps! All latest models have Alexa Hands Free! https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Talking-Tablets_c_36.html You also get substantial savings on any accessories if you order them along with any player or tablet to sweeten your deal so pick up some Bluetooth devices, microSD cards, charging accessories, etc by choosing them in the combo boxes located below the device on its page. Get 6 months to pay with No Interest on orders over $99 when you check out with PayPal and choose PayPal Credit. (subject to credit approval) Our Portable MP3 player AM/FM radio with built in front-facing speaker plays MP3 files from either a thumb drive or a microSD card! It's totally accessible for the blind as it's all button operated. It does have a display but it's not menu driven. One can listen to AM or FM stations or to MP3 files on the microSD card or thumb drive! Jump to specific tracks or radio stations by entering the track number or the frequency! It has a user replaceable rechargeable lithium battery! For those who have some sight it also has an LED flashlight! It has a line-in jack so you can play your other devices through its speaker! It'll also serve as an external sound card when connected via USB to your computer! It includes a wrist lanyard and detachable belt clip. I've been playing with it and am totally impressed with its features and the volume you can get out of it! One can also listen with headphones if preferred. Perfect for listening to music and MP3 audio books; it remembers where you left off listening! It's just a bit larger than a Victor Reader Stream or Trek but packs a much stronger punch! Priced at just $29.99! https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/MP3-AMFM-radio-player_p_39.html Download the introduction to the AM-FM MP3 player at the below link. https://od.lk/d/NTVfODkwNDQxM18/AM%20FM%20Mp3%20Player%20Presentation.mp3 For those wishing to get Bluetooth capability on players like the Victor Stream, Bookport, etc, or those wishing to use Bluetooth with your stereo, PC, etc, any device with a headphone or Line-in/Line-out jack, you can get one of our below two transmitters/receivers, the portable one or the Home version. Both have dual pairing and offer true aptX Low Latency. With our Bluetooth items you get instructions from a blind perspective emailed to you! The portable Swivel Jack RTX Bluetooth transmitter/receiver is just $44.99! Perfect for making your Victor Stream or any device with a headphone jack, able to connect to your Bluetooth headphones or speaker! Connect it to your computer's USB port and have it come through your Bluetooth headset or speaker! The receiver side speaks everything from power on through power off! It boasts a range of 100 Feet and much more... https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Miccus-Swivel-Jack-RTX-Bluetooth-TransmitterReceiver_p_18.html The Home RTX 2.0 is the home version not designed for portable use. It can transmit up to 160 feet or more in direct line of sight! just $54.99! https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Miccus-Home-RTX-20-Long-Range-Bluetooth-TransmitterReceiver-_p_120.html We have the Portable Water Resistant Bluetooth Mini Shower mono speaker this week for just $15.99. https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Water-Resistant-Mono-Bluetooth-Mini-Shower-Speaker_p_22.html We have Magnetic/regular usb cables, auxiliary cables and charging accessories that are also discounted: https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Cables-and-Charging-Accessories_c_13.html Deals on our large capacity 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB SD and microSD cards ready for use on your favorite devices and including some OTR for your enjoyment starting at just $21.99 for a 64GB card, $39.99 for 128GB, and $59.99 for 256GB! We also have 16GB for $9.99 and 32GB for only $15.99! https://talkingmp3players-com.3dcartstores.com/Micro-SD-SD-cards_c_14.html This special ends on Monday February 1st. All prices are in US dollars. We accept major credit cards, Amazon Pay, and PayPal on line or you can call 727-498-0121 to place your credit card order or email laz@talkingmp3players.com to have a PaypalMe link sent.

Bargain! braillenote touch plus 18 for sale 4000 ono dollars shipped to you from UK


Looking for quick sale. Have a very lightly used braillenote touch plus 18 for sale. Got originally from a person from blind bargains, but just doesn't suit my needs and use case. Asking 4000 ono US dollars. Will be sending from the UK, it has the original box, the american charger with it. Will send as soon as possible, and want this to go quickly. So, graba bargain, this is in excelent condition, all reset, and ready to go. No time-wasters please I am a serious seller and when received payment via paypal, rather arrange delivery.

BrailleSense U2 32-cell Notetaker for Sale! Excellent working condition; $1,000,


Comes with Executive carrying case, extra external battery, power and charging cable, ETC. This unit is approximately 3 years old, but is in excellent working condition. It looks good and works very well. There are many onboard apps, and can be used as a stand-alone notetaker as well as a braille display for your computer, tablet, and/or Smart Phone. Please see the link below for specs and features.

Juliet Pro 60 Limited TIme offer


Hello there! I have a Juliet Pro 60 that is currently looking for a new home. The device is a few years old but works great. While the device makes a faint buzzing noise when you power it off, it has never interfered with its performance. This device is a powerhouse! I am asking $1300, or best offer. I accept Pay Pal only. Please contact me if interested.

BrailleNote Touch for Sale $2500


I have the original Braille Note Touch. There are 2 weak dots on the display but they still come up so you can still feel them. I accept PayPal only. No payment plans. If interested text me at 606-548-2785

BrailleNote Touch Plus for sale


I have a braille note touch plus for sale. It’s just over a year old and is in excellent condition. When I bought it, I also bought the care plan which ads three years to the warranty. It still has 22 months warranty having been purchased in November. The care plan is a $1200 value and covers the following: • One (1) extra year of warranty beyond the manufacturer’s original two (2) year warranty. • Loan Unit: Should a repair be needed; a loaner unit will be shipped to you. • Quick Delivery: The Brailliant Care Program ensures you will receive the loaner unit within 2 business days. • One (1) free braille display cleaning per year during the whole term of the Care Program. One (1) included repair of user damage. (Limit of one per entire length of the braille note touch plus Care coverage, including if the buyer purchases an additional second year of Care coverage.) I’m asking $3200 or best offer. If interested, contact me at either of the below email addresses.


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