Technology Quick Tip: Revisiting the Be Specular App for Photo Descriptions

Today while browsing one of my favorite boutique websites I came across an item that I wanted a brief description of. Oftentimes I will ask a friend or family member to describe this or in some cases use Aira services, however my first try is usually an oldie but goodie app called Be Specular. If …

Technology Quick Tip: How to Add Emoji to Any Text Field Using Windows 10 and JAWS Screen Reader

Picture of the Smiling Face Emoji

While browsing articles discussing the latest updates to Windows 10, I discovered a Windows shortcut key to insert emoji that I am sure existed for quite some time, but I never knew was actually accessible before today. While running Windows 10 and JAWS 2019, it is now possible to insert emoji into any text field …

Technology Quick Tip: How to Use the Amazon App to Identify Objects

Want a super quick way to identify an object with surprising accuracy?  Take out your iPhone and open the Amazon app.   Find the “Scan It” button near the top right  of the application.  Once selected, a camera window will pop up.  Just point your phone at the object and once recognized your phone will …

Technology Quick Tip: How To Access Audio Described Content on iTunes

Did you know that you can now access and purchase high quality movies from the iTunes store with audio description?  You heard right, Apple is finally offering hundreds of titles with the audio description tracks built right into the file!  Accessing them is easy too - just head over to http://www.itunes.com/audiodescription and enjoy!  And as …