Although I’m a great believer in the old visually impaired saying, “You look with your hands, not your eyes”, sometimes being able to pull a pair of eyes out of … Continue Reading Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? SuperSense, A New Object Recognition App May Be Able To Help.
Life is becoming more and more stressful, and studies suggest technology and social media are at the heart of this. Work life balance has never been more important but could … Continue Reading Calm Yourself, Steven
Lookout is an Android app designed to help people who are blind or visually impaired gain more independence by giving real-time auditory cues about objects, text and people around them. … Continue Reading Google’s Lookout App Available for US Pixel 3 Users
Google is the newest company to become available through the Specialised Help section of the popular Be My Eyes app. This section of the app enables blind and partially sighted … Continue Reading Google Now Available On Be My Eyes
UK assistive technology developer, Dolphin Computer Access, has worked with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to enable blind and partially sighted people to access the charity’s Talking … Continue Reading Dolphin Makes RNIB Talking Books Easier To Read
The popular social media app VoRail has launched a subscription model for its app, asking its users to pay a monthly fee to continue using the service. The service has … Continue Reading VoRail Users React To Subscription Model
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
Twitter has become a very popular social media service among the blind and visually impaired. This is because of how easy and accessible it is to share short bits of … Continue Reading Why Aren’t Image Descriptions Automatically Enabled In Twitter?
A new app from Google means users of Android phones can now control their phones using only their voice. The idea isn’t itself new, as smart assistants built into smartphones … Continue Reading Use Your Android Phone Only Using Your Voice