Following lots of discussion, (and some frustration) expressed by people
wishing to listen to Tech Talk, Steven has asked me to post the following
that he has written. Please contact the Tech Talk Email address if you have
any concerns or queries regarding the below information.
How To Listen To Tech Talk
Tech Talk is the show that features technology news, reviews and more for
people living with sight loss.
The show is available on Tuesdays at 1pm, Thursdays at 9pm and Saturdays at
5pm on RNIB Connect Radio which you can listen to on Freeivew 730 and online
at www.rnibconnectradio.org.uk or via the Radioplayer app on your smartphone
The program is also available as a podcast hosted on Audioboom and delivered
to various podcast sites and devices, including iTunes, the Victor Reader
Stream, Blaze ET and the Sonata Internet Radio player.
We recognise that there are lots of different apps and devices that can
provide podcasts. If you've got a device we haven't talked about please do
let us know. Email us techtalk@xxxxxxxxxxx
There are various ways to listen to the podcast from Audioboom. You can
find Tech Talk on Audioboom by visiting this link:
There are two channels that you can access from this page:
Tech Talk Episodes - Full hour long programme. Updated every Tuesday.
Tech Talk Features - Listen to individual stories, features and discussions
from each weekly Tech Talk episode. Updated every week.
You can subscribe to the weekly episodes and features using RSS feeds. This
means anytime a new episode or feature is added to the podcast, it'll be
automatically downloaded to your device for you to enjoy.
Tech Talk Episodes RSS Feed - http://audioboom.com/channels/4813993.rss
Tech Talk Features RSS Feed - http://audioboom.com/channels/4795520.rss
Please note the feed provided by Audioboom contains an additional S in the
link at the beginning (starts with https) which a number of users say
doesn't work with certain devices or apps. The 'S' can be removed from the
link and should work properly as provided above.
Humanware Victor Reader Stream
Adding a new podcast feed by choosing from the HumanWare suggested podcasts
The process of adding a new podcast feed is referred to as "subscribing" to
the podcast. With the Online Bookshelf open, press Key 1 to cycle through
the various bookshelves until you get to the Podcasts bookshelf.
You will be placed on item 1, which is the "Add podcast feed" item. Press
the Confirm button.
You will be prompted "Title search". Press Key 2 to get to the "HumanWare
Suggested Podcasts" item. Press the Confirm button.
You will be placed in a list of the podcasts suggested by HumanWare for the
currently selected region.
To move through the list of suggested podcasts, use Keys 4 and 6.
To select a podcast and subscribe to it, move to the desired podcast in the
list, and then press the Confirm button.
You will now be prompted that you are subscribed to the new podcast feed and
the name of the podcast feed will be given.
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