Have you been thinking about hopping on the Peloton train, but curious if the full experience is accessible? Check out this review from the blindness perspective.
Is Clubhouse Accessible? All You Need to Know About Clubhouse from a Blind Perspective
Clubhouse is a brand new audio only social media app. Will it be the next accessible networking app for the blind and visually impaired community?
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 …
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Technology Quick Tip: How to Add Emoji to Any Text Field Using Windows 10 and JAWS Screen Reader
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 …
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Seeing AI: Giving Sight to the Blind
Finally, the app the blind and vision impaired community has been waiting for!
Seeing Through Hearing: An Open Letter to HULU
I would like for you to take a moment to try to enjoy your favorite program with a blindfold on. Are you able to understand which characters are speaking? Are you able to understand exactly what is going on in the scene? Are you left wondering what Mindy texted to Danny in a scene in The Mindy Project? This confusion and unanswered questions are the same feelings that an individual with a visual impairment experiences without the opportunity to access quality audio description.
Directv Now: Is it Accessible?
When Directv announced that they were planning on launching a streaming service that was slated to work on the Apple TV 4th generation I was extremely excited to say the least. I thought to myself, finally, I will have access to Directv’s content in an accessible format and be able to check out what’s on …
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 …
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My First Few Days With the Macbook Air
Over the weekend I received a shiny new Macbook Air for Mother’s Day from my husband and son. I have wanted an Apple computer for so long and to say the least I was super excited! I have used a Windows computer with JAWS for Windows forever and it is like second nature for …
So Why do You Have an iPhone Anyway?
Oftentimes I am asked how exactly I use my awesome cell phone and how I am able to so easily access technology. For those of you who are blind, you are likely very familiar with the ever so popular Apple iPhone and its Voice Over screen reading program. For today’s blog post I’d like to …