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Project Management App Asana Gains VoiceOver Support with Latest Update



Asana, an app designed for teams and businesses to help them manage projects, has gained VoiceOver support with its latest update.

Catching Up: Try Out the JAWS 19, ur 2018 Public Beta



The latest version of JAWS has recently been released in public beta form, but it's not called JAWS 19.

Paid Racing Game Accessibility Research from Columbia University in New York



Researchers at Columbia University in New York City are testing a system to make racing games more accessible and enjoyable and are looking for your help.

California Joins New York in Offering Free Bookshare Memberships for Qualified Residents



California is the latest state where blind and visually impaired residents can gain free access to Bookshare.

To update or not to Update to iOS 11; Braille Users May Want to Wait According to AppleVis



Many of you may have already made the leap to iOS 11, but you may want to throw caution to the wind, especially if you are a braille user, according to a post from AppleVis.

Redbox Kiosks May Become More Accessible after Prolonged Legal Battle



After a prolonged legal battle, Redbox kiosks across the country may soon become accessible.

NVDA 2017.3 Released: Includes New Voices, Rapid OCR, Contracted Braille Input



The 3rd update for NVDA in 2017 is a big one, and it has noand you can The 3rd update of NVDA in 2017 is now available for mass consumption.

New Humanware Explore 8 Remains Portable While Packing in More Screen Real Estate



The line between small and large video magnifiers is becoming more blurry as Humanware releases an 8-inch model with portability and modern specs.


Deals

Sterline Sonic Rechargeable Toothbrush for $22.49 [Shipped]



BetterBasics via Amazon offers the Sterline Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush for $29.99. Coupon code "4TOOTHBR" cuts that to $22.49. With free shipping, that's the lowest price we could find by $9. It features three replacement heads, three brushing modes, 31,000 brush strokes per minute, and an automatic timer. Deal ends September 23.

Shop bouquets and gifts $35 and under at FTD



FTD offers a variety of bouquets and gifts for $35 and under. No coupon code is needed, just click the provided link.

Galanz 3.1-Cubic Foot Double-Door Refrigerator for $92 [Shipped]



Walmart offers the Galanz 3.1-Cubic Foot Double-Door Refrigerator in Black for $92 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we've seen. (It's the best deal by $28.) It features a separate freezer compartment, mechanical thermostat control, can dispenser, and 2-liter bottle storage.

The Boxcar Children Mysteries: Books 1 through 12 Kindle eBook for $3.99



Amazon offers The Boxcar Children Mysteries: Books 1-12 Kindle eBook for $3.99. That's the lowest price we could find for a digital copy by $36.

Asus Kaby Lake 13.3 Inch Touch Laptop with 256GB SSD for $499 [Shipped]



Walmart offers the 2.9-lb. Asus ZenBook Flip Intel Kaby Lake Core m3 1GHz 13.3" 2-in-1 Touchscreen Laptop in Gray for $499 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find by $67. It functions as a laptop or tablet and features an Intel Core m3-7Y30 1GHz Kaby Lake dual-core processor, 13.3" 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, USB 3.1 Type-C, USB 3.0, micro HDMI, 3-cell battery, and Windows 10 Home 64-bit.

Ailihen X2 Sports Earbuds for $6.88 [Shipped via Prime]



Ailihen via Amazon offers its Ailihen X2 Sports Earbuds in several colors for $12.99. Coupon code "NQILIDJE" cuts them to $6.88. Plus, Prime members receive free shipping. That's $23 off and the lowest price we could find. They feature a microphone. Deal ends December 3.

Otium T2 True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds for $25.99 [Shipped]



OtiumDirect via Amazon offers its Otium T2 True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds in Black for $25.99 with free shipping. That's $34 off and the lowest price we could find. These noise-cancelling earbuds are compatible with iOS or Android devices and feature Bluetooth 4.2, a microphone, built-in rechargeable batteries with up to one hour of playback per charge, 320mAh portable charging case,
and three sizes of secure-fit airwings.

Aveeno Sample Box with $7.99 Amazon Credit for $7.99 with Free Shipping for Prime members



For Prime members only, Amazon offers an Aveeno Sample Box bundled with a $7.99 Amazon Credit for $7.99 with free shipping. (The credit must be used towards purchases of similar Aveeno items.) Assuming you'll use the credit, that makes the sample box essentially free. Each box includes six or more items, and this deal is limited to one box per customer. Note: It's expected to ship in five to seven days.


Podcasts

Blind Bargains Qast 115: Thoughts Of Seeing AI Dog



The new iOS 11 is live and ready to download. Jamie Pauls
and Scott Davert
return to talk about the perils and pitfalls for those who want to install that shiny new OS on their IDevices. We'll also catch up on the news, check in with "Sound Off" and enjoy some Dog Feelings in the "Last Word".

Blind Bargains Qast 114: A 4K Face ID Adventure



Big news requires a big discussion group. That's why we asked Jamie Pauls and Scott Davert to return to the BBQ to talk all things Apple. X, 8, TVs and other acronyms will be mentioned. Also, you won't believe which Qast host defends one particular Apple device or why.

Blind Bargains Qast 113: Steam Immersive Fruit Ninja



We've talked a bit already about how J.J. has used NVDA with OCR to play some games. And Joe has spoken about Xbox accessibility with Narrator. But that barely touches the surface of the types of games that are now available. Michael Feir and Jessie Anderson are on hand to talk about other forms of games access in this long-form discussion episode. The group also talks about the rise of crowd funding in the games sphere, how 3d printing is helping board gaming and how the future of games is going to involve lots of Augmented Reality.

Blind Bargains Qast 112: Tesseract Cane Shield



This week's episode is chock full of demos, tips and even an interview. James Boehm stops by to talk about a use for your old canes. Andre Louis also supplies us with an OCR demo for the Mac. Also, hear about the new NVDA and a look at the latest Apple accessory on the market before all that new stuff is announced on September 12th.

Blind Bargains Qast 111: BoHo Pizza Rat



Style and fashion might be scary words to some of us who are not fans of clothing shopping. In this week's episode, Ricky Enger stops by to talk about Clothing Subscription Services that might just take the fear of the unknown out of the shopping equation. We'll also reverberate in the "Last Word" and find out how you can make those new voices in NVDA even faster than the default in our tip of the week.

Blind Bargains Qast 110: Audio Eclipses And Blast Processing



You might be wondering how Blind and Low Vision people can enjoy the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21st. In this episode we speak to Dr. Henry Winter, a real honest to goodness astrophysicist who tells us how we can participate in the big cosmic event. We also sync our Google Home calendars, talk more about the Orbit Reader and we strap on our red shoes for the "Last Word".

Blind Bargains Qast 109 : You're Own Personal Bridge To Access



Anyone know which end of a microphone you speak into to do a podcast? We've been a way for a while. However now that the summer shows have ended, we're back to recording shows in the studio and not in a hotel. And it seems like some big news was waiting for us to talk about. News so big that we thought Chancey Fleet should join us to discuss the week's events. There is a tip and an audio-based "Last Word" in there too. So kick up your heels and turn on the AC as we're saying good bye to the summer conventions on BBQ 109.

Blind Bargains Qast 108: Blind Bargains Game Show Live!



From a room somewhere within the Nugget Casino in Sparks Nevada comes the first ever BBQ Game Show. Recorded in front of a live studio audience, and thankfully edited for podcast presentation by Mr. Derrick Lane, our announcer Joe Steinkamp provides the info for our Master of Ceremonies J.J. Meddaugh. Join the BBQ Crew in a series of pricing games that bear little resemblance to those you might have heard on other popular nationally syndicated programs. Ahem, cough cough, hear members of the studio audience compete for valuable prizes. Also, for stuff we didn't want to pack up with us for the trip back home.


Classifieds

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Baum pronto braille noteTakers for sale


i am selling Baum Pronto 40 v3 braille noteTaker in excellent condition. it comes with Perkinz style keyboard and additional qwerty keyboard for convenience of use. it is very durable device. braille on it is perfect. i will ship the device with its two keyboards, the original charger, the usb data cable and a memory card. i ask 4000 dollars or best offer. i also have another pronto noteTaker18 v3. it doesn't startup because of software problem and it needs to be serviced by baum, otherwise it is perfectly functional. all dots, buttons and ports function perfectly. it only shows an error message upon start up and has a problem with the Bios. i can send it for service if someone is interested. i ask 1500 dollars or best offer. i Accept payments via Paypal at Ikrami.ahmad@gmail.com you can contact me on the same e-mail for more details, or you can message or whatsapp me on 0097470047704

I-phone 4S for sale


Hi selling eye phone 4S for 90 dollars includes case and charger. It's unlocked came from Verizon. It's 16 gigabytes of storage. I am lowering price of medical alert device to 400, and lowering packmate to 250 dollars.

More items for sale


Hi I have found more stuff to sell. First regular prodigy meter talks and is specifically used for diabetics. Sselling for 55 dollars, or best offer. I also am selling a medical alert greatcall splash, connects with 5star agents. It can call the monitoring center, or press and hold for 5 seconds witch will dial 911 automatically For this reason I'm selling for 500 dollars, or best offer. You have to pay a monthly fee depending what you want. The first amount for 14.99 a month adds in taxes for 19 dollars a month, witch includes mobile network, and GPS enabled. Second monthly fee 24.99 a month witch includes urgent care on the go. You can speak with doctors and nurse for medicine reminders. Last monthly fee 34.99 witch includesall of that plus a fall and i can't get up detects falls. I also have a Perkins Braille for 250 dollars works great barely used.

Tired of the Same Old Hard to Handle Micro USB Cables? Never Again After You See These!


The Harbolt Company is the only one carrying these amazing new and super heavy duty reversible Micro USB cables. Before, you had a 50/50 chance to get it plugged in the right way, the first time. Never again with these cables. Now, you have a 100 percent chance getting it right as the cable plugs in both ways regardless of what direction you are plugging it in. That's not all, but the same goes for the other end which is the full sized USB end. Now, it doesn't matter which way you plug it in because it goes in either direction and works exactly the same. From the ones who brought you the only accessible portable battery on the market and the only place you can get it, comes a new revolutionary cable that will have you wanting to replace every Micro USB cable you own with one of these! Think about it as having the functionality of an Apple lightning plug but in a Micro USB form. It is simply amazing and you won't believe it until you see it. This is truly a game changer in the world of cables. I realize it's hard to get excited about a cable but I guarantee you will with this one. With a heavy gauge tangle free cord and 24k metal connectors on each end, this is the Mercedes of Micro USB cables. You will never go back to a conventional one again! This cable also supports quick charging capabilities. Check out the details below. And to compliment your cable, check out the details of the only accessible portable battery on the market designed especially for the visually impaired. Did I mention the portable battery is a wopping 15,000 mAh in capacity but yet will fit in a pocket? And, it employs the same reversible connecgtion technology in its dual USB ports. Everyone definitely needs one of these in their bag of electronics. Check that out below as well. Revolutionary New Reversible USB to Micro USB Quick Charge Heavy Duty Tangle Free Cable. Plug Either End to Any Device No Matter Which Direction http://www.harboltcompany.com/Revolutionary-New-Reversible-USB-to-Micro-USB-Quick-Charge-Heavy-Duty-Tangle-Free-Cable-Plug-Either-End-to-Any-Device-No-Matter-Which-Direction.html Tired of the old traditional horrible micro USB cables? After you experience one of these, you will never go back! This is a USB to Micro USB charging cable bringing the visually impaired a totally free charging experience. Simply connect any charging device or gadget worrying about the plug's orientation or the cable's direction. This USB to Micro USB cable can connect to any standard USB and micro USB ports, no matter what the manufacturer or the type of gadget actually is. Product Features: Reversible USB connector Reversible micro USBconnector 3.9 Feet in length Quick Charge Technology Heavy Duty rubber tangle free cable with metal connectors on each end Technical Features: 22AWG super-fast charging threads inside (supports 3.5A high-current transmission) 24K pure gold-plated connectors and 4N (99.99%) oxygen-free copper threads for the optimal power transmission High-density triple shielding significantly reduces interference Data transmission capability Click here to listen to the audio description https://www.dropbox.com/s/3hfv59xs1ltedzy/reversible%20cable.MP3?dl=0 Our Price: $19.99 Accessible 15,000 mAh Portable Power Bank With Audible Tones and Vibration Feedback Specifically for the Blind. Includes Tone and Vibration Mode, Vibration Mode Only and Reversible USB Ports http://www.harboltcompany.com/Accessible-15-000-mAh-Portable-Power-Bank-With-Audible-Tones-and-Vibration-Feedback-Specifically-for-the-Blind-Includes-Tone-and-Vibration-Mode-Vibration-Mode-Only-and-Reversible-USB-Ports.html This portable 15,000 mAh battery is a power bank specifically designed for the visually impaired. It can be used to charge an array of digital devices including iPhones, iPads, iPods, Android smartphones and tablets, Bluetooth headsets, MP3 players, GPS, and more. Indicator Features for the Visually Impaired: Sound or vibration signal for battery level indication Battery level at any instance is indicated in different sound or vibration patterns. One to four tones and vibrations indicate the remaining power left in the battery. Fully charged, the battery will sound four tones and emmit four vibrations. Each tone and vibration represents 25 percent with a total full battery with four tones being 100 percent full, three being 75 percent, two being 50 percent, and 1 being 25 percent or less. All this can be easily checked by pressing the single button on top one time. Output power connection confirmation Sound and/or vibration signal to indicate successful connection between any of the USB outputs and the digital device being charged. This will be indicated by two tones and vibrations sounding three times separated by several seconds between each sound. After three times, the battery is silent until another action is performed.  Input power connection confirmation Sound and/or vibration signal to indicate successful connection between the micro-USB input and the power source for charging  This is indicated by a single tone and vibration sounding three times with several seconds between each sound. After three times, the battery will be silent until another action is performed. Reversible USB output ports User can easily connect any USB charging cable without worrying about the plug's orientation or the cable's direction. The full sized USB end of your charging cable for your device will go in no matter which way you have it turned. You will never have to worry again about which way you have the USB turned as it will go in the ports whichever way you have it turned. Imagine a USB port that acts like an Apple lightning port where there is no right or wrong way in which to plug in the USB plug. This is a major innovation in USB plugging.  Optional sound and vibration alert modes Easily switch between sound and vibration modes by simply pressing a single button. Press and hold down the single button on top of the battery to switch back and forth from tones and vibration to vibration only. Use it in vibration only mode to be able to discretely check the battery level without alerting or disturbing anyone around you. Perfect for areas where quiet is a must, or when you find yourself in a loud crowded area where tones cannot be heard. Instead, feel the vibrations rather than try and hear the tones. Perfect for any environment or situation you find yourself in.  Tactile marks This accessible power bank is marked with raised-dots for easy accessibility. The full sized USB ports used to charge your devices are marked with two raised dots and also when plugging in a device to charge, the battery emmits two tones that corresponds with the two tactile raised dots. The micro USB port used to charge the power bank is marked with a single raised dot and therefore, emmits a single tone when plugged in to correspond with the single raised dot. Leading-edge Technical Features This accessible power bank is loaded with leading-edge charging technologies and features, bringing users a fast yet safe charging experience. With 15,000 mAh of power, you can go days without ever having to charge this power bank. Charge an iPhone up to 5 or 7 times, an iPad 2 times, and various other combinations. Beautiful modern sleek and stylish design that looks as great as it functions. Style and functionality define this amazing power bank with a glossy hard plastic finish on the top and bottom with a brushed hard plastic trim around the side. Extremely lightweight for its capacity and a minimal size that will easily fit in a pocket, purse, jacket pocket, bag, etc. Dual USB ports provide the ability to charge two devices at once as well as charging higher amp devices like iPads, tablets, etc. It is easy to see, that this portable power bank has it all. One of the most innovative and definitely the most accessible portable power banks anywhere in the world and on the market. Includes a nice velvet drawstring carry pouch and a micro USB charging cable to charge the battery and can be flipped around to charge any other micro USB device. Use your other devices own cables to charge devices that ar not micro USB. Dimensions: 5 1/2 inches long, 2 3/4 inches wide, and less than an inch thick Weight: 10 ounces Click here to listen to the audio description https://www.dropbox.com/s/9h5opl1i353gxvp/accessible%20battery.MP3?dl=0 Our Price: $89.99 We accept all major credit cards and paypal. You can visit our site here: http://www.harboltcompany.com or call us at 405-633-2572.

Focus 40 blue for $800 or best offer, Focus 14 Blue for $700 or best offer


I would like to sell a focus 40 blue that is three years old for $800 or best offer and a Focus 14 blue that is two months old for $700 or best offer. I would like $30 for the Executive Products cases. The chargers are included. I can accept a check, moneyorder, or PayPal but only from people who live in the United States.

Two En-vision America I.d. mate Omni Bar code Scanners - 2@ $400 or 1 @ $250


En-vision America I.d. mate Omni talking bar code scannner is a electronic device that aids the visually impaired with the identification of items using the products bar code or UPC. Using digital voice recording and text-to-speech technology it allows users to access an onboard database of product descriptions along with recorded voice messages. The I.d. mate Omni can be used to quickly identify any product or item that isn't easily recognized such as cans, jars, boxes, bottles, clothing, playing cards, prescription meds, compact disks, flash drives, albums, books, important documents, file folders...or anything.


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