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Breaking: Flicktype Keyboard for iOS Changes Pricing, Pivots from Subscription Model



As of January 11, Flicktype is no longer a subscription-based app. The app can now be purchased in the App Store for $2.99

Join Us Monday for a Canute Multiline E-Reader Live Demo and Q&A



This Monday, join J.J. from A. T. Guys for an informal demonstration and Q&A with the Canute, the world's first multiline E-reader and 360 cell braille display. We will discuss the features of the unit, let you hear how it sounds, and leave plenty of time for questions. The Canute is coming to the U.S. and will be shipping to customers within weeks.

Little Known Features of VoiceOver: remapping your gestures



As a follow-up to my review of screen time, I will be looking at another little known feature of voiceover: remapping your gestures.

The Year In A.T. 2019: APH FTW



The holiday season brings along gifts, good tidings and of course awards shows. Before we phase out the year that was, and observe the tradition of the MoonPie dropping over Mobile As we do every December, we collected the highlights of the year s Blindness and Low Vision Assistive Technology news and pressed it into a giant scrapbook. BBQ Crew members J.J., Joe, Shelly Brisbin, Scott Davert And Lisa Salinger have some thoughts about what transpired in 2019? And they were silly enough to make wild guesses about what 2020 may hold as well. Check out the show notes for BBQ 204 to read more about what news made our list of emerging trends and big stories.

The Year In A.T. 2019: Mainstream Mayhem



The holiday season brings along gifts, good tidings and of course awards shows. Before we phase out the year that was, and observe the tradition of the MoonPie dropping over Mobile As we do every December, we collected the highlights of the year s Blindness and Low Vision Assistive Technology news and pressed it into a giant scrapbook. BBQ Crew members J.J., Joe, Shelly Brisbin, Scott Davert And Lisa Salinger have some thoughts about what transpired in 2019. And they were silly enough to make wild guesses about what 2020 may hold as well. Check out the show notes for BBQ 204 to read more about what news made our list of emerging trends and big stories.

The Year In A.T. 2019: Audio Describe All The Things



The holiday season brings along gifts, good tidings and of course awards shows. Before we phase out the year that was, and observe the tradition of the MoonPie dropping over Mobile As we do every December, we collected the highlights of the year s Blindness and Low Vision Assistive Technology news and pressed it into a giant scrapbook. BBQ Crew members J.J., Joe, Shelly Brisbin, Scott Davert And Lisa Salinger have some thoughts about what transpired in 2019? And they were silly enough to make wild guesses about what 2020 may hold as well. Check out the show notes for BBQ 204 to read more about what news made our list of emerging trends and big stories.

The Year In A.T. 2019: The Definition Of OCR Changed To Our Cameras Recording



The holiday season brings along gifts, good tidings and of course awards shows. Before we phase out the year that was, and observe the tradition of the MoonPie dropping over Mobile As we do every December, we collected the highlights of the year s Blindness and Low Vision Assistive Technology news and pressed it into a giant scrapbook. BBQ Crew members J.J., Joe, Shelly Brisbin, Scott Davert And Lisa Salinger have some thoughts about what transpired in 2019? And they were silly enough to make wild guesses about what 2020 may hold as well. Check out the show notes for BBQ 204 to read more about what news made our list of emerging trends and big stories.

Choose the perfect gift, find the best food, or get help finding the perfect holiday decorations with Aira



Shopping this holiday season just got even easier, thanks to Aira.
From now until January 10th, customers calling Aira for assistance with any shopping task, in stores or online, can get up to 30 minutes per task free.

A Blueprint for Time Management: A Dozen Suggestions for Improving Apple's Screen Time Feature



I am one of those rare creatures who lives on my phone. Let me clarify. This is a common criticism leveled at people my age or younger. It can be an especially pointed complaint from parents. But I think for blind people, this can be even more pronounced. It certainly is in my case.

Microsoft updates Seeing AI,bringing new languages,currencies, and support for Siri shortcuts



On December 2, Microsoft released version 3.3 of popular camera and ocr app Seeing AI. The latest few versions have introduced many new features.

Register now for the 2020 AFB leadership conference



Registration for the American Foundation of the Blind's 2020 leadership Conference is now open. The conference will be held March 26th and 27 at the Crystal Gateway Marriot.

Write and Preview Markdown with ease with IAWriter



I a writer, from developer Information Architects GmbH, is a minimalistic markdown writer and editor.

Phil Raistrick, Founder of En-Vision America, Dies at 78



Phil Raistrick, the founder of the widely-successful access technology company En-Vision America, passed away on November 20. He was 78.

Code Jumper wins CES award for best app inovation



Code Jumper is one of four recipients of the CES awards for best accessibility inovations for 2019.

According to their website, "The CES Innovation Awards program is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products. The program recognizes honorees in a multitude of consumer technology product categories and distinguishes the highest rated in each."

Orbit research introduces a chat app for the deaf-blind



Orbit Research, creators of the Orbit Reader 20 have released a chat app to facilitate communication between the deaf-blind and users of android devices.

Add Vimeo to the Growing List of Large Websites Taking Accessibility Seriously



More and more mainstream websites are making their components accessible, and a popular video service is one of the latest.

We Found uno Braille at a Local Target, and it's Exactly What you would Expect it to Be



We were just as excited as anyone else to get our hands on the new version of Uno in Braille, produced by Matell Games in collaboration with the National Federation of the Blind. And it was just as cool to actually find it sitting on a store shelf next to other popular card games.

At Long Last, ScripTalk Mobile Now Available on iOS



After announcing it over a year and a half ago the ScripTalk Mobile prescription labeling app from En-Vision America is now available for iOS.

A New Feature makes the Amazon Echo Show More Useful for Blind Users



If you have an Amazon Echo Show, it now comes with a new trick that can help you identify products.

First Public Beta of JAWS 2020 Posted with Improved OCR, Form Control Handling, More



The first public beta of JAWS version 2020 has been posted. It's free for JAWS 2019users.

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