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A DocuScan Plus Endorsement

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High Contrast Episode 26: Muscle Memory

Listen to High Contrast Episode 26: Muscle Memory The team takes a look at the new Apple Mac OS, another check in with Rodney on how he likes his new iPhone 6 Plus then a trip into the world of … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 25: It’s All About Byron

Listen to High Contrast Episode 25: It’s All About Byron The new iPhones are out and Rodney has the biggest one there is with the 6 Plus. We get an idea of how much he likes it, there is some … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 24: The Can’t See Good Club

Listen to High Contrast Episode 24: The Can’t See Good Club Maurie is back, to the happiness of Rodney and Byron, and she has brought along a fantastic topic for this month’s episode. Many low vision people struggle with where, … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 23: Rootin’ Tootin’ Good Time

Listen to High Contrast Episode 23: Rootin’ Tootin’ Good Time Okay you know how you may plan something out in say, oh I don’t know, an outline? Then, when you start the project, you toss out… say the outline? Welcom … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 205: All Your Stuff Are Belong to Us

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 205: All Your Stuff Are Belong to Us While Jamie and Mailbag were both busy in Vegas, Joe Steinkamp, Ricky Enger and Lisa Salinger were back at home recording another podcast. After the news, Lisa demonstrates … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 22: Too Much Outdoors

Listen to High Contrast Episode 22: Too Much Outdoors Its finally summer time. Sand, surf, sidewalks, some other S words. You know the time where you venture out of the home and possibly commune with nature. This month Rodney, Byron … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 201: Magical Weapon

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 201: Magical Weapon To help remake accessibility training as we know it, visit http://www.a11y.tv to view training subscription options and make your contribution to EZFire’s A11YTV funding campaign. Join Jamie, Ricky and Joe as they manage … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 21: Tangent Mode On!

Listen to High Contrast Episode 21: Tangent Mode On! To help remake accessibility training as we know it, visit to view training subscription options and make your contribution to EZFire’s A11YTV funding campaign. Rodney, Byron and Maurie spoke about the … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 200: I’m Doing, Peace Out

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 200: I’m Doing, Peace Out To help remake accessibility training as we know it, visit to view training subscription options and make your contribution to EZFire’s A11YTV funding campaign. Welcome to the 200th episode of the … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 197: Camera Distortion Field

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 197: Camera Distortion Field Join Jamie, Ricky and Joe for yet another episode of the SeroTalk Podcast. After a look at the top news stories of the week, Jamie reviews the new generation Victor Reader Stream … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 20: Screen Dump

Listen to High Contrast Episode 20: Screen Dump This month Rodney, Maurie, Byron and joe talk television and movies. A recently released NBC series has both Low Vision and Blind groups taking notice of the portrayal of its lead character … Continue reading

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CSUN 2014 SPN Special 4

Listen to our CSUN 2014 SPN Special 4 Welcome to another round of interviews from the convention floor at CSUN 2014. Our thanks to HIMS Inc. for sponsoring this year’s coverage. Please visit the Websites of the companies represented in … Continue reading

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CSUN 2014 SPN Special 3

Listen to our CSUN 2014 SPN Special 3 Welcome to another round of interviews from the convention floor at CSUN 2014. Our thanks to HIMS Inc. for sponsoring this year’s coverage. Please visit the Websites of the companies represented in … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 192: That’s Classified

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 192: That’s Classified Two worlds collide on this week’s SeroTalk podcast as Jamie Pauls, Buddy Brannan and Alena Roberts–all part of the Triple-click Home team–host this week’s SeroTalk podcast. After the news, Jamie reviews the Braille … Continue reading

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SPN Pre-CSUN 2014 Special

Listen to our SPN Pre-CSUN 2014 Special Welcome to our first SPN special from CSUN 2014. Joe and Ricky were both so excited about this year’s CSUN coverage, that they got started a bit early. They sat down with representatives … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 19: These Are Falling Pants

Listen to High Contrast Episode 19: These Are Falling Pants Winter is just about over, thank goodness, but the crew thought that they would pass along some of their tips and low tech ways of walking around in the snow … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 18: Whirlpools With Sue and Maurie

Listen to High Contrast Episode 18: Whirlpools With Sue and Maurie Welcome to a very special episode of “High Contrast” featuring Maurie’s interview with Sue martin. Sue’s recently released book, “out of the Whirlpool”, tells several amazing stories about vision … Continue reading

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Serotek Presents Our Holiday 2013 Review Special

Listen to Serotek’s Holiday 2013 Review Special As the clock races toward Christmas day, are you still frantically racking your brain to figure out what to buy for that special person in your life? Once again, the Serotek team comes … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 17: Gift or Regift?

Listen to High Contrast Episode 17: Gift Or Regift? It’s the Holidays once again and this time we do two shows in one so we could cover it all. Maurie joins Rodney and Joe in the first half of the … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 176: A Format and a Good Cry

Listen to Serotalk Podcast 176: A Format and a Good Cry Welcome to this froggy edition of the podcast where show host Jamie Pauls fights with a scratchy throat but prevails nonetheless. Ricky and Joe lend their support as the … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 14: The B Is for Bargain

Listen to High Contrast Episode 14: The B Is For Bargain Maurie and Jeremy are still enjoying the summer vacation season. But Rodney, Byron and joe pick up where they left off a few episodes ago with some new hardware … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 13: Too Cool for School

Listen to High Contrast Episode 13: Too Cool For School Summer is still upon us and so we again turn to flights of fancy and log flooms of fun at America’s amusement parks. This time around, Byron lee talks about … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 153: Scan My Brain

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 153: Scan My Brain There was just a bit of excitement in the air as Jamie, Ricky and Joe recorded this week’s podcast. What sparked all the enthusiasm? If you don’t already know, stick around and … Continue reading

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SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for March, 2013

Listen to SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for March About Our Presenters Anna Dresner has written a number of publications for National Braille Press, and is perhaps best known for her work on the books about the iPhone. She also … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 8: Nose To A Box

Listen to High Contrast Episode 8: Nose To A Box The holidays may be over; you might have already forgotten your New Year’s Resolution promises and all those gift receipts have become the gifts you asked for after waiting in … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 7: A Sea of Mirrors

Listen to High Contrast Episode 7: A Sea of Mirrors Welcome back to the show! This episode finds Rodney and Jeremy teaming up  with Joe on board [now batting for the absent Maurie]. Don’t worry, she’ll be back with us … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 6: Recalculate

Show Notes for High Contrast 6   Listen to High Contrast Episode 6: Recalculate   The gang returns with more iOS6 and iPhone 5 experience under their collective belts and they give their pre iOS 6.01 thoughts on the state … Continue reading

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SPN Mobile Special: Scratching the Surface with Mike Calvo

Listen to our SPN Mobile Special: Scratching the Surface with Mike Calvo In our latest SPN Mobile special, Ricky Enger, Mike Calvo and Joe Steinkamp discuss the current state of mobile accessibility. We encourage you to follow the links below … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 5: Jeremy’s Song

Listen to High Contrast Episode 5: Jeremy’s Song Welcome back to High Contrast. This month we sit down with a professional singer who was inspired to write a song about our show’s very own Jeremy Curry. We also talk a … Continue reading

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SPN Special: Mobile Devices

Listen to our SPN Special: Mobile Devices Mike Calvo is joined by Ricky Enger and Lisa Salinger to discuss the recent mobile device updates as well as current and future trends. A Look at the Latest in iOS and Android … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 123: Bing It On

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 123: Bing It On Join us for another episode of the SeroTalk Podcast as Jamie Pauls, Ricky Enger and Joe Steinkamp tackle the top news stories of the week. After the news, Jamie Pauls and Patrick … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 3: My Home Button Barely Works

Listen to High Contrast Episode 3: My Home Button Barely Works Welcome back to high Contrast the Summer Show Wrap up Extravaganza Edition! The crew sits down and discusses some of the bigger notables from both mainstream and the traditional … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 2: Me Likey Chrome

Listen to High Contrast Episode 2: Me Likey Chrome   Welcome back everyone to the newest monthly podcast on the SeroTalk Podcast network. The response to our first show has been fantastic. Rodney, Maurie and Jeremy would like to thank … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 113: Roadtrain Platoon

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 113: Roadtrain Platoon Welcome back to another episode of the SeroTalk podcast. In this week’s episode, Jamie Pauls, Ricky Enger and Joe Steinkamp discuss all the news of the week. Following the news, Lisa Salinger demonstrates … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 112: Fairy Dust and Farmville

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 112: Fairy Dust and Farmville This week, Jamie Pauls, Lisa Salinger and Joe Steinkamp sit down to discuss the top news stories of the week. Next, Jamie Pauls visits with Ben Vegiard of Active Information Systems … Continue reading

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Mike Calvo Reviews the iGrill

Do you enjoy the SeroTalk Podcasts? You can help us out a whole lot by taking this very short survey. Listen to Mike Calvo’s interview with Chris Allen of iDevices Let it never be said that I don’t enjoy smoking … Continue reading

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Mike Calvo’s Review of the Bradley Smoker

Listen to the Bradley Smoker interview with Jamie Pauls, Mike Calvo and Mark Miller I think everyone knows by now that I’m a gadget geek with an irrepressible enthusiasm for new technology. Still, I can’t be fed by electronics alone. … Continue reading

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Smoking with SeroSpectives

Listen to the audio presentation of Smoking with Serospectives.   Background and Description Bradley Smoker BS611 Accessible Manual for the BS611 Bradley Smoker Bisquettes For recipes, forums, easy-to-follow videos, and much more, visit the Bradley Smoker Website. For more recipe … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Apple’s New iPad

Listen to My Thoughts on The New iPad I’m here today to talk to you about the New iPad, or the iPad III, or whatever Apple is calling it. I got it on Release Day, so I was camping out … Continue reading

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A Review of the Aftershockz Bone Conduction Headphones

Listen to a review of the Aftershockz Bone conduction Headphones Jamie Pauls interviews Mike Calvo and Buddy Brannan to talk about the Aftershokz Bone Conduction Wrap Around Headphones. Buddy begins the discussion by saying that when these came out, around … Continue reading

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a Review of The XPrint Server

Listen to a Review of The XPrint Server I’m Mike Calvo, and I’m  back this week on the SeroTalk Podcast to discuss a product, simply because it works well, and it’s easy to use. The product we’re talking about today … Continue reading

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A Review of Four Bluetooth Devices by Mike calvo

Listen to a Review of Four Bluetooth Devices I have been asked on Twitter and in podcast emails about Bluetooth Earpieces or headsets. However, the ones I am going to talk about today are unlike devices I have reviewed in … Continue reading

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This Year in Assistive Technology for 2011

Serospectives: This Year in Tech for 2011 Presented by Lisa Salinger Listen to SeroSpectives: This Year in Tech for 2011 What delights the senses more than leftover fruitcake, is more exciting than freezing in Times Square, and will change your … Continue reading

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Review: Bose SoundLink Mobile Wireless Speaker

Listen to Review: Bose SoundLink Mobile Wireless Speaker   It’s well-known that I am constantly looking for high quality audio products, and today I want to talk about one that I initially had misgivings about, but later felt much more … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 86: Everybody’s Side Is Right

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 86: Everybody’s Side Is Right   This week, Jamie Pauls, Joe Steinkamp, and Mike Calvo discuss the news of the week. Also, Mike reviews several SoundDock options from bose for iOS and other devices including the … Continue reading

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MacBook air Review Part 4: Productivity, and iPad Comparison

Listen to MacBook Air Review Part 4: Productivity, and iPad Comparison     In the fourth and final part of our MacBook Air review, I am joined by Jamie Pauls, Patrick Perdue, and Lisa Salinger. When I started evaluating portable … Continue reading

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MacBook Air Review Part 3: Storage and Power options

Listen to MacBook Air Review Part 3: Storage and Power Options   Today, we continue our discussion of the MacBook Air. In Part One, we discussed choosing the right size and configuration, and talked about functional cases in Part Two. … Continue reading

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