The 35th EBU Access Cast is now online

As you will read below, this will be the last number of the EBU Access Cast in its current form, the team is taking a well-earned break. We thank them all sincerely for their efforts in producing such an interesting and high-quality podcast regularly since 2018, and we hope to be back with a new podcast in the near future.

So, that being said, welcome to the last edition of the EBU Access Cast for 2021. Stay tuned till the end because we prepared many nice things for you and if you stay listening, you will hear surprising announcement at the end. However if you are really curious skip out to the end of the shownotes to find out what did we say.

Mario bought himself a nice and cheap pair of Sennheiser HD 206 studio headset. On the current list of the best budget studio headsets for 2021, this one sits on the first place.

Hlynur got him self Roborock S7 – vacuum cleaner, and Tanja got Seagate One touch 5 tb hard drive as well as SanDisk Ultra Trek™ USB 3.0 Flash Drive 128 GB

Another piece of a cool and free gadget is LION - Live, intelligent OCR for NVDA which is able to read direct subtitles. Pawel discovered new addon for NVDA called NVDA Advanced OCR which is able to make direct OCR from the PDF document. Keep in mind that the addon is still in the early stages of development, but it is already very promising, so if you want to know more about it check it out on its Github page.

We are very close to Christmas and black Friday is just behind us, therefore we bring to you a nice article from Kelly Ford called Black Friday Accessibility Deals Free for the Taking

TwBlue, a famous third party Twitter Client has new version out, and we will talk about what you need to do in order to get it running because direct installation over previous version will not work.

Whatsapp started offering their new beta version of their Client for Windows which we found out to be much more accessible than official release, therefore if you wish to try it out on your pc, here is what you need to do.

If you own Samsung Android smartphone which you recently purchased, you are probably wondering when you will get the update to the newest One UI 4? Which comes with Android 12? Well no worries, Android Police prepared a nice article with all information.

StSolutions is the company which makes nice online accessible software by using a JS library called designer.js, and Pawel will tell us more about it.

AstroAccess is a website which talks about persons with disability travelling into space. Our inspector gadget Pawel knows more about it.

Our show began in May of 2018, during this time we had a nice long season with all of you, and we really enjoyed making it. However due to the many different occupations from each of us who are having our daily jobs, the EBU Access Cast will be taking a break for a while, therefore EBU will keep you informed if the show returns with new crew members, or if the podcast will transform into something different. In the meantime, Mario, Tanja, Pawel and Hlynur wish you all the best for the upcoming holidays, so if you want to follow us individually, search for us on Twitter and you will find us for sure.