SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for January, 2014

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About Our Presenters

Erin Edgar is a lawyer currently working for Legal Aid, which is a non-profit lawfirm that assists low-income clients with various issues. She and her husband, Rodney, co-host a podcast called Tech Access Weekly which focuses on news and eventsĀ  in assistive and mainstream technology. She also co-hosts the Book Hoarders Annonymous Podcast, which is dedicated to book lovers of all persuasions. Follow her on Twitter, or reach her via email.

Rodney Edgar is a low vision IT Professional in the banking industry. In 2009 he co-founded the Tech Access Weekly Podcast which discusses a variety of accessible technologies. He is also the host of High Contrast on SPN, technical director of Tech Access DemoCast, and shameless promoter of the Book Hoarders Annonymous Podcast. You can follow him on Twitter

Allison Hartley is an avid technology enthusiast, and co hosts the Tech Doctor Podcast with Dr. Robert carter. She currently works as a rehabilitation counselor for a state agency. She is also a trained singer. She and her husband Jeremy share a love of music and technology in common, and are working on putting together a jazz ensemble. They also enjoy kicking back and watching mindless comedies on Netflix. You can follow her on Twitter.

Jeremy Hartley has a strong passion for technology and music. He is a former owner of a small Internet Service Provider, former host of the Whole Note program for blind musicians, and member of several bands in the San Francisco Bay area as a singer, trumpet and keyboard player. He was also the voice of the narrator in the audio game, Entombed. He currently works at a web accessibility company in San Francisco. Along with his wife Allison, he is putting together a small jazz ensemble. They also share a love of reading and discovering new local restaurants.

Mainstream Tech

CES 2014: Wearables, connected appliances, automated cars, and curved TVs

New lease on life? AOL reportedly selling Winamp to Radionomy

Apple execs reflect on the Macintosh at 30

Microsoft faces new brand dispute over OneDrive name

Google Glass finally works with prescription glasses, frames cost $225

All About Apps

MBraille 1.7.2 updated to include Facetime calling support and bug fixes

Seeing Eye GPS 1.3 includes 17 notable changes and a NEW Monthly subscription option

Announcing the AppleVis Golden Apples of 2013

Hey iOS peeps! Now you can school your Android friends in SpellStack.

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

Announcing Fleksy VO for iOS. A new keyboard for VoiceOver users.

Clarification of Fleksy VO for iOS

Interview with Fleksy developers on SeroTalk 185

In the Community

GW Micro Announces Global Window-Eyes Initiative for users of Microsoft Office

A Toast to GW Micro

How gaming can help blind people navigate buildings in real life

The Beauty of Space Comes to the Visually Impaired

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