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Welcome to Double Tap Now

Welcome to the world’s first radio station focused on assistive technology for persons with disabilities. Tune in and learn about a wide range of technology you may not realise is easier to use than you thought.

Don’t have time to listen to all those tech podcast episodes you downloaded? Do you wish there was a way of playing them all back to back, and discover a few new podcasts you might have yet to come across along the way? You’ve come to the right place. Double Tap Now is here to quench your thirst for technology news, reviews and opinion. We have shows from the around the world created by people just as fascinated by technology as you are. And if you are someone with a disability, Double Tap Now offers the biggest range of shows talking about assistive tech that can make life better for us all. We also have up to the minute latest news and we will feature occasional live programming covering the big (and small) tech events from around the world, from mainstream to specialist.

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Latest News

Get Tech News First With Double Tap Now Every Day

You can now listen to the latest technology news from around the world courtesy of Tom Merritt, host of The Daily Tech News Headlines show broadcasting daily on Double Tap Now. Subscribe to the latest Daily Tech News Headlines podcast here or listen every day to Double Tap Now.

Alexa… Play Double Tap Now

We are delighted to announce… we’re on Lady A!

Our new Alexa skill has gone live, so you can now ask Alexa “play Double Tap Now”, and even ask her what is currently playing.

To enable, go to the ‘skills’ section of the Alexa app, search for Double Tap Now and click ‘enable’, or simply say, “Alexa, enable Double Tap Now” to any Alexa-enabled device.

 

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What’s On

We have a wide range of programmes on offer. Due to the varying lengths of our shows we don’t offer fixed time slots for our programming however we run all our daily shows on a loop so you don’t miss out. A full list of our shows and must-have podcast links is coming soon.

Featured Programming

Double Tap Canada

Each day you’ll get classic snippets from the team at Double Tap Canada. Listen to conversations, reviews and news from AMI-audio’s hit radio show. 

Parallel with Shelly Brisbin (Mondays, Thursdays & Sundays)

It’s called the ‘tech show with accessibility sprinkles’ and fuses the worlds of mainstream and accessible technology together with guests from across the technology spectrum.

This Week In Tech with Leo Laporte (Sundays, Mondays)

Start your week with the most up-to-date news from the world of tech with the team from TWIT.tv. Find out more about the show and listen to many more at TWIT.tv.

Assistive Tech Update (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays)

Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs.

Dot To Dot with Robin Christopherson (Every day)

Dot to Dot is a daily 5-minute review of a skill for Amazon’s Echo devices. Subscribe to the podcast and get a new episode every day delivered to your podcast app.

Purple Elephant (Fridays)

Sassy Wyatt brings the proverbial elephant to the table in order to deconstruct ableism, prejudice and misconceptions to help you become a better human being.

Get Involved

If you’d like to get involved with Double Tap Now by submitting audio content for broadcast or you are a listener with a question, don’t hesitate to contact us via our online form