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The Updated Guide to Getting Free Food, Rides, Groceries, and More at #NFB19



If you're headed to the NFB convention in Las Vegas, there are a growing number of services which can help make your busy convention just a bit less busy and more affordable. From rides and food to groceries and massages, one or many of the below services may help you.

TapTapSee Creators Announce Next Generation of On-device Image Recognition; Detailed Descriptions in a Quarter



A new image recognition service from the Makers of TapTapSee may be coming to your smartphone soon, but this one is a bit different.

Ready to roll Version 2.0 released, bringing app redesign, new sound customisation options, fate dice



Ready to Roll, an app by Blind Sparrow Interactive, which allows blind and visually impaired people to roll dice quickly and ifficiently, has just received its first major update.

Complete WebAim’s ebook survey and receive a free ebook



WebAim, popularly known for collecting and distributing data on screen reader trends over time, has recently released a new survey seeking to collect information on eBooks as used by those with visual impairments. Participants are also optionally eligible to receive a free eBook by providing their email address at the end of the survey.

Short NVDA Customer Satisfaction Survey 2019



NVAccess is attempting to gather information about the satisfaction of current NVDA users. To this end, they have created a short survey attempting to determine whether current NVDA users would recommend the screen reader and their primary use cases when using NVDA.

You can Take the survey here.

Receive Apple Support help right in the messages app



Apple has recently added a new feature to their Apple Support App enabling customers in the United States to receive expert assistance directly from the messages app.

The Windows 10 Spring update is Here; Check Out All of the Accessibility Improvements



The Windows 10 Spring 2019 update is now available for general use, and it once again brings a host of accessibility and other improvements. Read on to learn what's new or how to get it now.

HumanWare Reveal 16I Now Shipping, Advanced Video Magnifier with Prodigi



HumanWare's Reveal family of video magnifiers, announced this past January, are now available for purchase.


Deals

#NFB19: Get a Shipt Grocery Delivery Membership for $49 a Year and Avoid Pesky Minibar Charges



We're big fans of Shipt, the grocery delivery service which is now available in most of the country. Now, you can get an annual membership for over half off, or just $49 by using this link to sign up.

Buy 1 Month of the Aira Intro Plan for $29, Get 3 Months Free; New Users Only



Remote assistance app Aira is offering 3 months of service for free on the Intro plan when purchasing the first month.

Planters nuts On Sale at Amazon



Amazon takes 20% off select Planters nuts via this clippable coupon. Even better, get an extra 5% off when you order via Subscribe & Save. Plus, these orders receive free shipping.

Papa John's Large 1-Topping Pizza for Free for Sprint customers



For Sprint customers only, Sprint offers a Papa John's Large 1-Topping Pizza for free when you download the My Sprint Rewards app for iOS or Android. (It's free to download and join. A promo code for the pizza will appear as a reward after you have downloaded and verified the app.) That's a savings of around $17 and a rare freebie from Papa John's.

20-Sachet Package Zest Tea High Caffeine Blend for $9.71 [Shipped]



Amazon offers the Zest Tea High Caffeine Blend 20-Sachet Package in several flavors for $9.71 with free shipping via the steps below. That's the lowest price we could find by $4. It purports to have as much caffeine as coffee. To get this deal: 1. Click the provided link. 2. Clip the 20% off coupon on the product page. 3. Order via Subscribe & Save for a final price of $9.71. Note: Be sure to cancel Subscribe & Save after your item arrives to avoid being billed for future shipments.

24-Pack RXBar Real Food 1.83-oz. Protein Bars for $31 [Shipped]



Amazon offers the RXBar Real Food 1.83-oz. Protein Bar 24-Pack in Peanut Butter for $41.34. Clip the on-page coupon and check out via Subscribe & Save to cut the price to $31. With free shipping, that's $10 less than you'd pay in local stores. Each bar contains 12g of protein. Note: Be sure to cancel your subscription after your order arrives to avoid being billed for subsequent shipments.

20-Pack Schick Xtreme3 Disposable Razors for $12.99 [Shipped]



Closeout Center via eBay offers the Schick Xtreme3 Disposables Razors 20-Pack in Refresh Scent for $12.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find by $11. Each razor features dual comfort strips, a rubber handle, and lubrication for a burn-free shave.

Panasonic Wet/Dry Nose and Ear Hair Trimmer for $10.99 [Shipped]



Circuit City via eBay offers the Panasonic Wet/Dry Nose and Ear Hair Trimmer for $10.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find by $4. It features a micro-vacuum system and stainless steel blades and runs up to 90 minutes on one AA battery (not included).


Podcasts

#ACB19 Audio: Informative Iconography With tangible surface research



Bump dots are so 20th century. They just sit there feeling all circular and, well, same old thing really. It would be nice if tactile markings could convey more when you encounter them.
Anne DeWitt, CEO of tangible surface research, Explains to Lisa Salinger that raised icons can assist in passing along important information. The feeling of an X could be placed on a microwave to indicate stop. An hourglass could be used to notify you that your finger is on the timer button. And just imagine how cool it would be if you could take these ideas about markings to the gym with an overlay on say a treadmill. Be sure to wander over to the official tangible surface research website to learn more

#NFB19 Audio: Updates, Changes And Consumer Choice At HIMS



Joe was lucky to catch Damian Pickering, Vice President of Sales for HIMS, during the quieter morning hours of the Exhibit Hall. The pair discuss the new firmware changes for the Polaris notetaker line, how QBraille XL is doing one year later and how HandyTech displays are unique amongst the other Braille product lines. To learn more about these products, or to see what else the company has for sale, visit the HIMS website

#Sponsored Blind Bargains Convention Coverage: AIRA with Big Deals, Big Presence at #NFB19 and #ACB19



If you are going to be at the ACB or NFB conventions this week, it will be hard to miss the presence of AIRA. From free AIRA access at the convention sites and the Rochester and Las Vegas airports, to a couple of huge parties, AIRA has a lot going on. Check out this podcast with AIRA's Greg Stilson to learn about AIRA's convention specials, some interesting sessions and presentations, and yes those parties. Get the Aira app and learn more by going to Aira.IO and stay tuned for a big announcement from AIRA coming later this week at conventions.

Blind Bargains Qast 187: A.T. Summer Showcase 2019



The packing of suitcases and shipping of boxes has begun. We're gearing up for interviews and the A. T. Guys booth in Vegas. And this week we'll let you in on some new things we'll have on hand and on the website. We also have a great interview with Brad Folkens of CloudSight, a peek at Shelly's new Apple related documentary plus Joe and Ricky have some recently acquired accessories to tell you about. Download this one, and set your devices to Airplane Mode, because you won't want to miss a moment of BBQ 187.

Blind Bargains Qast 186: Accessibility Champions



Joe is joined by longtime friend, and fellow podcaster, Jamie Pauls this week as J.J. is on the road. However, J.J. did have a chance to interview Intuit's Ted Drake about some of the processes and programs happening at the company to forward accessibility efforts for their internal culture and customers alike. A tip, "Sound Off" plus a musical topic smash into the "Last Word". Grab your spreadsheets for it is time for BBQ 186.

Blind Bargains Qast 185: Cocaine Poodle Whammy



June usually finds us talking about Apple and games thanks to WWDC and E3 respectively. Jesse Anderson
slides down a warp pipe to talk about the big gaming event, his recent purchase of an Oculus Quest and his speaking engagement at the Games Accessibility Conference
this past March in San Francisco. We have news and a great report on cord cutting in "Sound Off". And possibly the wildest tip we've had in quite some time. So, grab your power gloves and listen in to hear what J.J. calls his favorite "Last Word" this year.

Blind Bargains Qast 184: The Wheels On The Mac Go Round And Round



Thousands of developers and programmers headed west to San Jose for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference this week. And our own BBQ Crew Member Shelly Brisbin was amongst the attendees during the main keynote. Tune in to hear an on-the-spot report from her, as well as, Byron Lee and Scott Davert joining Joe to discuss the big announcements in this wrap up format show.

Blind Bargains Qast 183: TapTap W3C



The long U.S. holiday, that coincides with the release of episode 182, was good for the BBQ Crew as we return refreshed and renewed. Proof is in the recordings they say, okay we're the only ones who say that really, as we come to you with actual news. Also, Ricky stops by to talk about new hardware. A listener Oreo follow-up in "Sound Off", a tip plus a "Last Word" that any audio engineer would love rounds out this pre-WWDC show.


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Focus 40 4th Gen. Like new condition 1,200.00 dollars or best offer.


Focus 40 Blue in excellent condition. Comes with cover and USB cable. Works great with both mobil(IOS and Android) and desktop(Windows and Mac).

Index Basic D embosser ($1000)


I have an older Index Basic D embosser for sale at $1,000 including shipping (price negotiable). I also have a binding machine that is handy for binding embossed copies into volumes, which I can include with the embosser for no additional charge if interested.

Daily Deal with Free accessories, 4 & 8GB Sansa Clip Zips, New portable Bluetooth...


transmitter, Fire tablets, Victor Trek, Stream, & more! We hope you and your family had a good time and enjoyed the fireworks on the 4th of july! Check out our Daily Deal as well as the below items with some great savings! * Brand-new Victor Reader Trek at the lowest price around! But hurry as price increase is coming right up! * Victor Reader Stream take advantage of our low price as the price will increase this month from our supplier Humanware! * New Miccus portable Bluetooth Transmitter/receiver with some great features and specs! * Quantities have dropped drastically on our brand-new 4GB Sansa Clip Zip Talking MP3 Players! * We still have a limited supply of 4 and 8GB Sansa Clip zip refurbished Talking MP3 Players but they're selling quickly! On our Daily Deals page; Get not just one free item but two! Order our Talking Book Reader for only $229.99 and get a free 8GB SD card as well as a free holster case with belt clip! Get mor information here, http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Talking-Daisy-Book-Media-Player-Newest-Edition_p_111.html and here's the link to my presentation, https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ3vzGZeSdSOCHGJ3kglro6lkt3n5BqUg0V and here's where to get it on the Daily Deal: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Daily-Deals_ep_49-1.html For those wishing to get Bluetooth capability on players like the Victor Stream, Bookport, etc, or those wishing to use Bluetooth with your stereo, PC, etc, any device with a headphone or Line-in/Line-out jack, you can get the Brand-new portable Miccus Swivel Jack RTX bluetooth transmitter/receiver for just $49.99! I've just added Bluetooth capability to my desktop PC by plugging it into the USB port! It works great even when making calls! It can be paired to two devices in both transmitter and receiver mode! The receiver side speaks everything from power on through power off! It boasts a range of 100 Feet and much more... http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-Swivel-Jack-RTX-Bluetooth-TransmitterReceiver_p_18.html Our price on the brand-new Victor Reader Trek has increased since last week but you still save significant money at the lowest available price of $599.99 including priority mail shipping inside the US! But hurry and get your order in before the price increases again! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Victor-Reader-Trek-Talking-Book-Reader-GPS_p_116.html Despite the price increase from Our supplier Humanware, you can still get the Brand New latest Victor Reader Stream for just $359.99 while our stock lasts! You can read about and order it from: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Victor-Stream-2nd-Generation_p_78.html Brand-new Sansa Clip Zip 4GB Talking MP3 Player for $159.99! We have just one left and once it's sold out, there'll be no more left. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Sansa-Clip-Zip-Talking-MP3-Player-4GB--New_p_12.html Refurbished Sansa Clip Zip 8GB Talking MP3 Players for $169.99. We haven't seen one of these in quite a while so if you've been waiting for an 8GB Clip Zip now's the time to jump on it. We have a very limited amount. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Sansa-Clip-Zip-Talking-Mp3-Player-8-GB-_p_135.html Refurbished Sansa Clip Zip 4GB Talking MP3 Players for $149.99! We aren't sure how long we can get good ones at sane prices so if you've wanted to get one, now's the time. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Sansa-Clip-Zip-Talking-MP3-Player-4GB-_p_134.html Download the introduction to the Talking MP3 Players by pressing enter on the below link, then search for the word download and press enter: https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZcvzGZ5PHsEb5dec5rWatGSGVRpyffUooV Brand new latest 7-inch, HD8, and HD10 Fire Tablets available on which we've turned the screen reader on and installed the Google Play Store as well so you have the choice of Amazon or Android apps! With the latest firmware update all latest models have Alexa Hands Free! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Talking-Tablets_c_36.html Protect your Fire tablet with one of these awesome cases which doubles as a stand and have a sleep/wake feature when you open and close the case. Available in the combo boxes found below the tablet on its own page or from here: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Cases_c_37.html Note: You can connect a regular USB keyboard or a thumb drive to these tablets with the use of an OTG cable (see link below) or pair a Bluetooth keyboard with it to make typing easier or for those who haven't fully mastered the use of a touch screen yet. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/OTG-On-The-Go-cable_p_96.html Get 6 months to pay with No Interest on orders over $99 when you choose PayPal Credit at Checkout. (subject to credit approval) Clearance items: * Haven charging cradle just $7.99. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Samsung-Haven-Charging-Cradle_p_65.html * Samsung Gusto 3 battery only $7.99. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Samsung-Gusto-3-Replacement-Battery_p_139.html With all our Bluetooth items you get instructions from a blind perspective emailed to you directly! Miccus Home RTX 2.0 Long Range Bluetooth Transmitter/Receiver, up to 200 feet, for just $54.99! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-Home-RTX-20-Long-Range-Bluetooth-TransmitterReceiver-_p_120.html Miccus SR-71 Stealth Bluetooth Headphones with microphone. This is a very nice headset which works wirelessly with either Bluetooth or use the included cable to connect it to a headphone jack. It's a very comfortable over-the-head headset. It cups around your ears so you don't disturb anyone when you decide to turn it up! Works with smart phones, tablets, and has very low latency with one of the above Two Miccus Bluetooth transmitters/receivers. Get great sound and long battery life. Get it now for just $65.99! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-SR-71-Stealth-Bluetooth-Headphones-with-microphone_p_15.html Portable Water Resistant Bluetooth Mini Shower mono speaker for just $17.99. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Water-Resistant-Mono-Bluetooth-Mini-Shower-Speaker_p_22.html Aall our magnetic and regular cables and charging accessories at 20% off: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Cables-and-Charging-Accessories_c_13.html MicroSD and SD cards at special discounts for your MP3 players, book readers, phones, tablets and other devices. Get large capacity memory cards ready for use on your favorite devices and for your enjoyment we also include some OTR shows on the cards higher than 32GB! Get 200GB microSD cards for $59.99, 128nGB microSD or SD cards for just $39.99, 64GB microSD or SD cards for only $25.99, 32GB for $17.99 & 16GB for $9.99: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Micro-SD-cards_c_14.html This special goes through Monday July 15th. All prices are in US dollars. We accept major credit cards and PayPal on line or you can call 727-498-0121 to place your credit card order or email laz@talkingmp3players.com to have a PaypalMe link sent. Your questions are always welcome.

Fireworks Special! Free accessories, 4 & 8GB Sansa Clip Zips, New portable Bluetooth...


transmitter, Fire tablets, Victor Trek, Stream, & more! We hope you enjoy the fireworks in your celebration of this very special day, Independence Day the 4th of July! As well as our Daily Deal, check out the below items at some fantastic prices! * Brand-new Victor Reader Trek at the lowest price around! But hurry as price increase is coming right up! * Victor Reader Stream take advantage of our low price as the price will increase in July from our supplier Humanware! * New Miccus portable Bluetooth Transmitter/receiver with some great specs! * New 4GB Sansa Clip Zip Talking MP3 Players! * 4 and 8GB Sansa Clip zip refurbished Talking MP3 Players! * Brand-new 3rd generation Amazon Echo Dot! On our Daily Deals page; Get not just one free item but two! Order our Talking Book Reader for only $229.99 and get a free 8GB SD card as well as a free holster case with belt clip! You can read mor information below but here's the link to my presentation, https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ3vzGZeSdSOCHGJ3kglro6lkt3n5BqUg0V and here's the link to our Daily Deals page: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Daily-Deals_ep_49-1.html For those wishing to get Bluetooth capability on players like the Victor Stream, Bookport, etc, or those wishing to use Bluetooth with your stereo, PC, etc, any device with a headphone or Line-in/Line-out jack, you can get the Brand-new portable Miccus Swivel Jack RTX bluetooth transmitter/receiver for just $49.99! I've just added Bluetooth capability to my desktop PC! It works great! The receiver side speaks everything from power on through power off! It has a range of 100 Feet and much more... http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-Swivel-Jack-RTX-Bluetooth-TransmitterReceiver_p_18.html Our feature-packed Talking Book Reader 2nd Edition which comes with the high quality Ivona voices built in and plays all sorts of unprotected files including Daisy books, eBooks, music, audio books, and even video files is a great choice for listening to audio content! Listen on its built-in speaker or on headphones! Connect it to your wifi for listening to internet radio stations and podcasts! Record from its built-in mic, external mic/line-in, FM stereo radio, and internet radio! All this and 14 hours of battery life for just $229.99! Also available with a holster case for only $10 more! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Talking-Daisy-Book-Media-Player-Newest-Edition_p_111.html Save significant money on your brand new Victor Reader Trek at the lowest available price of $589.99 including priority mail shipping inside the US! The price for the Trek will be increasing in about a week so pick yours up today! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Victor-Reader-Trek-Talking-Book-Reader-GPS_p_116.html Despite the price increase from Our supplier Humanware, you can still get the Brand New latest Victor Reader Stream for just $359.99 while our stock lasts! You can read about and order it from: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Victor-Stream-2nd-Generation_p_78.html Brand-new Sansa Clip Zip 4GB Talking MP3 Players for $159.99! We have a very limited amount (2) so once they're sold out, they're gone. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Sansa-Clip-Zip-Talking-MP3-Player-4GB--New_p_12.html Refurbished Sansa Clip Zip 8GB Talking MP3 Players for $169.99. We haven't seen one of these in quite a while so if you've been waiting for an 8GB Clip Zip now's the time to jump on it. We have a very limited amount. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Sansa-Clip-Zip-Talking-Mp3-Player-8-GB-_p_135.html Refurbished Sansa Clip Zip 4GB Talking MP3 Players for $149.99! We aren't sure how long we can get good ones at sane prices so if you've wanted to get one, now's the time. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Sansa-Clip-Zip-Talking-MP3-Player-4GB-_p_134.html Download the introduction to the Talking MP3 Players by pressing enter on the below link, then search for the word download and press enter: https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZcvzGZ5PHsEb5dec5rWatGSGVRpyffUooV Brand new latest 7-inch, HD8, and HD10 Fire Tablets available on which we've turned the screen reader on and installed the Google Play Store as well so you have the choice of Amazon or Android apps! With the latest firmware update all latest models have Alexa Hands Free! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Talking-Tablets_c_36.html Protect your Fire tablet with one of these awesome cases which doubles as a stand and have a sleep/wake feature when you open and close the case. Available in the combo boxes found below the tablet on its own page or from here: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Cases_c_37.html Note: You can connect a regular USB keyboard or a thumb drive to these tablets with the use of an OTG cable (see link below) or pair a Bluetooth keyboard with it to make typing easier or for those who haven't fully mastered the use of a touch screen yet. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/OTG-On-The-Go-cable_p_96.html Get 6 months to pay with No Interest on orders over $99 when you choose PayPal Credit at Checkout. (subject to credit approval) Clearance items: * Haven charging cradle just $7.99. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Samsung-Haven-Charging-Cradle_p_65.html * Samsung Gusto 3 battery only $7.99. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Samsung-Gusto-3-Replacement-Battery_p_139.html With all our Bluetooth items you get instructions from a blind perspective emailed to you directly! Miccus Home RTX 2.0 Long Range Bluetooth Transmitter/Receiver, up to 200 feet, for just $54.99! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-Home-RTX-20-Long-Range-Bluetooth-TransmitterReceiver-_p_120.html Miccus SR-71 Stealth Bluetooth Headphones with microphone. This is a very nice headset which works wirelessly with either Bluetooth or use the included cable to connect it to a headphone jack. It's a very comfortable headset. It goes over your head and cups around your ears so you don't disturb anyone when you decide to turn it up! Works with smart phones, tablets, or with one of the above Miccus Bluetooth transmitters. Very low latency headset when paired with one of the above Miccus transmitters/receivers with great sound and long battery life. Get it now for just $65.99! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-SR-71-Stealth-Bluetooth-Headphones-with-microphone_p_15.html Portable Water Resistant Bluetooth Mini Shower mono speaker for just $17.99. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Water-Resistant-Mono-Bluetooth-Mini-Shower-Speaker_p_22.html Aall our magnetic and regular cables and charging accessories at 20% off: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Cables-and-Charging-Accessories_c_13.html MicroSD and SD cards at special discounts for your MP3 players, book readers, phones, tablets and other devices. Get large capacity memory cards ready for use on your favorite devices and for your enjoyment we also include some OTR shows on the cards higher than 32GB! Get 200GB microSD cards for $59.99, 128GB microSD or SD cards for just $39.99, 64GB microSD or SD cards for only $25.99, 32GB for $17.99 & 16GB for $9.99: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Micro-SD-cards_c_14.html This special goes through Monday July 8th. All prices are in US dollars. We accept major credit cards and PayPal on line or you can call 727-498-0121 to place your credit card order or email laz@talkingmp3players.com to have a PaypalMe link sent. Your questions are always welcome.

Used Braille Note Apex for $2050 including shipping


I have a used Braille note Apex which I will sell to U.S. based individuals only for $2050 shipping included. The pins in one of the USB ports are not in perfect alignment, which has caused some book reading errors on flash drives plugged in to the port. I will supply the power adapter which shipped with the unit.

Used pacmate Omni QX420 in very good condition £300 or best offer


Hi Guys! I'm selling a Pacmate Omni qx420 in very good condition (it has rarely been used. I'm selling both the notetaker and 20 cell braille display and asking £300 or sensible offers. The pacmate has only been used once since it had a full service. The Q key on the qwerty keyboard is slightly loose , other than this the item is in full working order. Please email davehorwood2020@gmail.com if interested. Payment via bank transfer or paypal please. Postage should cost about £10 for UK delivery and I will look in to international shipping if needed. you are also welcome to collect from Brighton UK if that works for you! Thank you


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