Archive for May, 2012

From Apple to Law School with Shane Jackson

Monday, May 28th, 2012

In this podcast, I have the pleasure of talking with Shane Jackson. Shane tells us all about getting a job and working as an Apple Specialist in an Apple retail store.

As we talk, it becomes obvious that Shane’s warmth, persistence, willingness to take risks, and excellent communications skills are at the heart of his success at Apple. I wish Shane all the best as he follows his dream and begins law school in the near future.

To learn more about Shane, check out his excellent


The Perfect iPhone Companion

Friday, May 4th, 2012

In this podcast, Robert talks with Anna Dresner the author of “Getting Started with the iPhone and iOS 5 for Blind Users.”

Robert considers this book a must have for anyone interested in understanding how to get the most out of the iPhone as a VoiceOver user. Anna talks about the writing process and gives some good suggestions on how to most efficiently use the book.

The book is available for $22 from the National Braille Press. It can be purchased either in hardcopy braille or as a download with several formats to choose from. To see the table of contents and learn more about the book, go to
Getting Started with the iPhone

Thanks Anna for Talking with us about this excellent book.