New Episode of BTG Podcast Going Live: Barking Up the Gmail Tree: Gmail Standard View with JAWS, Rehoming Retired Guide Dogs and More


Nimer Jaber <nimerjaber1@...>
 

Hello,

The latest episode of the BlindTechAdventures podcast has just dropped, and should make its way to your favorite podcatcher in the next hour or so, and will be available at blindtechadventures.com as well. The direct link will be https://www.buzzsprout.com/1977637/10708607 once it goes live, in the next hour or so.

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Hello and welcome to this week's Blind Tech adventures.  We still see popular misconceptions regarding gmail Standard view accessibility, so today we're exploring Gmail standard view with Jaws.  Nimer also shares his thoughts on guide dogs as he prepares to send an old companion to a new home.


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