Not everyone enjoys the thick slabs of glass that came with the Smartphone Revolution. Some out there would prefer to hold a candy bar styled phone with, gasp! physical buttons. Sam Seavey, Consultant for BlindShell, explains to J.J. that a person doesn't have to give up modern features when considering the purchase of a Feature Phone. The upcoming launch of the BlindShell Classic, an Android based phone now heading to the U.S., contains on board speech and a high contrast display. To learn more about this new phone, and see when it arrives to your phone provider of choice, visit the BlindShell Classic website
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Joe Steinkamp is no stranger to the world of technology, having been a user of video magnification and blindness related electronic devices since 1979. Joe has worked in radio, retail management and Vocational Rehabilitation for blind and low vision individuals in Texas. He has been writing about the A.T. Industry for 15 years and podcasting about it for almost a decade.