It’s something I’m not proud of, but I just can’t help myself. It’s like an involuntary tick. It happens every time someone tells me they don’t have a smartphone, they … Continue Reading An Introduction to Smartphones
Today, 21 May, is the 9th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) and it’s worth looking briefly back over those years at how much has changed in the arena of accessibility, … Continue Reading Nine Years of Global Accessibility Awareness; How Far Have We Come?
When I was eight years old, I pulled apart my mum’s new video recorder, much to her horror. However, much to her delight I was able to put it back … Continue Reading Opinion: The Future of Tech is Bright
In this episode of Double Tap TV, Marc and Steven discuss how the Mac is used by the blind community worldwide, and provide a demo on a key accessibility feature … Continue Reading Double Tap TV Episode 17: How To Use A Mac If You’re Blind
For those of you who have listened to me on my radio shows and more recent TV shows over the last decade you might have come to the conclusion that … Continue Reading Opinion: The Blind iPhone Is Back!
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) have partnered with the popular assistance mobile app Be My Eyes, to offer specialised help to visually impaired people living in the … Continue Reading RNIB Assistance Now Available via Be My Eyes
With the ongoing, worldwide situation regarding coronavirus, many of us are currently re-adjusting to life based solely from our homes – including our work commitments. However many of us may … Continue Reading Tips, Hints and Advice on Working From Home
There’s no denying how useful Artificial Intelligence has been for us as visually impaired people; apps like Envision AI and Seeing AI can read printed text in real-time, recognise objects, … Continue Reading Envision Glasses: Could These Be the Wearables We’ve Been Waiting For?
As the number of identified cases of Coronavirus rise around the world, we are all being asked to do our bit to avoid catching and spreading the disease further. Regularly … Continue Reading Coronavirus: Cleaning Solutions To Stay Safe
Orbit Research has announced the launch of the Orbit Writer braille keypad at the 35th annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference (11th March). The small keyboard allows blind and partially sighted … Continue Reading New Braille Keyboard Launched By Orbit Research