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Month: January 2014

It Is Finally Time! The Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind Is…

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It is now time to reveal the app that is the number one app of 2013 as voted on by you the user. It comes as no surprise to me that this app landed at the top because it is probably my favorite app on my iPhone as well. What is that I can almost hear you saying? You want me to stop rambling and just tell you what the name of app number one is? Okay, okay you don’t have to be pushy. I am going to tell you. After all, that is what this blog post is all about, isn’t it?

Fedora Outlier’s #1 Favorite App Brought to You by How to Be Blind Is… ..

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And the #1 App of the first annual Top Ten list of 2013 is…
I’ve been sworn to secrecy. I happen to know what the #1 Favorite App of 2013 is but I’m not allowed to divulge it quite yet. There are just a few items of business that need to be addressed before the #1 app can be revealed. You’ve waited this long, a little bit more won’t hurt Will it?

Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind: Coming In At Number 2 Is…

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I could barely contain my excitement when I used this app for the very first time and it accurately identified my old-fashioned Mickey Mouse telephone. What else could I take pictures of and then have this amazing app tell me what they were?

Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind: Coming In At Number 3 Is…

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So you have been patiently waiting as we announce one app at a time leading up to the number 1 app. Your wait is getting closer to being over. For the number 3 app today,we will go back to a time that seems so long, long ago. Not quite back to the dinosaur age or even Pony Express era, but my children would say it is. The way we read books has progressively gotten better. and better

Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind: Coming At Number 4 Is…

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Excitement was building. I was six years old, and I couldn’t wait to get it! It was going to revolutionize my life! I was counting the days and then the big day came. I actually had my own Perkins Brailler, and I could write anything I wanted to write – at home! Or wherever I went!

Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind: Coming In At Number 5 Is…

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My first iPhone arrived in 2012 while I was at guide dog school receiving my third guide. I had no idea how to work with either of them and I became quite frustrated. I was pretty stressed out because I was trying to learn how to work with my new dog and I could not even answer my phone. Fortunately, several students had iPhones and they took pity on me. They would call me over and over again so I could practice 2 finger double tapping to answer. I was so relieved to at least be able to answer and make a call.

Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind: Coming In At Number 6 Is…

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There is no doubt that when it comes to reading, your iOS device has you covered. Whether your reading device is an iPad or iPhone you can read until your heart’s content, and with the number 6 app on our countdown you will get almost an unlimited choice as to what your next book is going to be.

Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind: Coming In At Number 7 Is…

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When it comes time to go out for a nice leisurely walk, as a blind person who is also a guide dog user I take extreme comfort knowing that my trusted German Shepard Duke will get me there safely. But it is still up to me to know where I am going. This is where the app that has landed at number 7 on Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 countdown can help.

Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind: Coming In At Number Eight Is…

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The iOS keyboard has been virtually the same since the release of the iPhone in late 2007. IOS7 has made some changes, but they were mostly cosmetic. If you are looking for an alternative keyboard, then look no further than our number eight app on our top 10 list, which is Fleksy by Syntellia, Inc.

Fedora Outlier’s Number One App Of 2013 Brought To You By How To Be Blind: Coming In At Number 9 Is…

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I am old enough to remember stand-alone radios, one in the bedroom, kitchen, living room and den, so we could listen wherever we were in the house. I also remember traveling in the car, and losing my favorite radio station as we got out of range. So we’d have to turn the dial to attempt to find a radio station with good music or interesting talk, or if we were lucky, the sports game we had been following.

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