Thank you for joining us on Episode 13.
This episode is presented by:
· Ed Green
· Warren Carr
· Austin Pinto
And with our special guest, Rushikesh Kamewar.
In this episode, we cover…
Lots of news this week. Austin updates us on:
· Warren appeared on an episode of Applevis in a debate on which operating system was better – Android or iOS. We all know the answer obviously!
Ed will appear on an upcoming episode of Life After Blindness podcast
in which he will talk about the recent changes to Talkback in Android 11 and the recently released Talkback 9.1.
We hear from special guest, Rushikesh Kamewar, who talks to us about his app Shortcut Makerwhich lets you add anything on your Android device to your home screen.
Ed and Warren discuss manipulating your home screen, and they also discuss stock and third-party launchers. Warren demonstrates the launcher which comes with Pixel devices, and Ed demonstrates his preferred third-party launcher, Hyperion
Honourable mentions are given to Customized Pixel Launcher
which brings the Pixel experience to non-Pixel devices.
This week, Austin shows us how to uninstall Samsung Talkback on Samsung phones running Android 11 and install Google Talkback
You will need the relevant tools For Windows.
Prior to uninstalling Samsung Talkback, Austin suggests you install the Commentary screen reader so that you do not need sighted assistance to start Google Talkback.
if you want to uninstall other apps using this demo, you will need app inspector
which will give you names of installed apps.
the commands to perform the operation on your phone are.
Adb install com.apk
To uninstall Samsung talkback.
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.samsung.android.accessibility.talkback
you can use the above command to uninstall any other app, just replace.
com.samsung.android.accessibility.talkback with the package name of the app.
To install google talkback.
adb install talkback.apk
replace talkback.apk with the name of the file that you have given.
App of the week
Warren demonstrates Feed Explorer
My Android Journey
Finally, we have the first in a 2-part series from David Mellor, who recounts his Android journey.
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