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
Double Tap Podcast Episode 51 – First steps using a screenreader, Jaws 2019, Google’s event rumours and more
On this week’s episode of Double Tap Canada the team of Steven Scott, Tim Schwartz and Shaun Preece discuss a wide range of topics as usual in their own inimitable … Continue Reading Double Tap Podcast Episode 51 – First steps using a screenreader, Jaws 2019, Google’s event rumours and more
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?
It’s tech event season, which means it’s time for every major tech company CEO to hit the stage and unveil the latest and greatest their company has to offer. Last … Continue Reading Amazon Event 2018 – The Visually Impaired Perspective
Microsoft are releasing a new October 2018 update with lots of new features for blind and partially sighted users. Ease of Access Updates You now have more ways to see … Continue Reading New Accessibility Improvements In Latest Windows Update
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