The company that creates the PC screen reader JAWS used by blind and partially sighted people worldwide has just released its back catalogue of webinar training materials. Users of JAWS … Continue Reading Freedom Scientific Make Paid-For Webinars Free For Everyone
One of the new features announced at Amazons recent event was whisper mode. This, aptly named, feature, means that if you whisper a question at one of your Echo smart … Continue Reading Shush! Amazon Echo’s Whisper Mode Comes To America
Double Tap Podcast Episode 53: VoRail Subscription, Sounding Out The Echo Dot, FlickType On Apple Watch?
On this week’s episode of Double Tap Canada, Steven Scott, Tim Schwartz and Shaun Preece discuss a wide range of topics as usual in their own inimitable style. Listen now … Continue Reading Double Tap Podcast Episode 53: VoRail Subscription, Sounding Out The Echo Dot, FlickType On Apple Watch?
I blame David Hasselhoff. That’s my standard response to my disapproving girlfriend, as yet another smart speaker is delivered to my door. After years of watching the oh so cool … Continue Reading Amazon Echo Dot 3: Sounding Out The Competition
Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite is due out in November and will let you listen to your books as well as read them in large print. The Kindle range of e-readers … Continue Reading Use A Kindle To Listen To Your Books
The CNIB (Canadian National Institute For The Blind) has come up with a unique way to help people who need smartphones, but can’t afford to own one. Their new ‘Phone … Continue Reading CNIB ‘Phone It Forward’ Campaign Gives Smartphones To Blind People Who Need Them
There’s news that the once-popular Winamp program is about to make a return to the desktop – and mobile. TechCrunch has been reporting this, saying the new ‘platform-agnostic’ app will … Continue Reading Want To Whip The Llama’s Ass One More Time?
While I couldn’t be with my co-hosts on @DoubleTapCanada this week due to man-flu, I was able to listen to Shaun and Tim rant on spectacularly on Episode 52 about … Continue Reading Steven’s Top 5 Things To Know About The Google Event
On this week’s episode of Double Tap Canada, Tim Schwartz and Shaun Preece discuss a wide range of topics as usual in their own inimitable style. Listen now to episode … Continue Reading Double Tap Podcast Episode 52 – Google Event roundup, Tim’s Top 5 Features of iOS12, Siri Shortcuts
The RNIB (Royal National Institute for Blind People) has launched the Orbit Reader 20 onto the UK market (October 8th). The aim is to significantly reduce the expense of refreshable … Continue Reading RNIB Launches New Low-Cost Braille Display