Archives February 2014

There’s An App For That: Food And Drink

Welcome to another installment of, there’s An App For That, in which I take a few minutes to talk about a few familiar and maybe unknown apps that we, the blind consumer, are using on a daily basis. Last week, the debut of this new series introduced the reader to some popular apps used to stream music, listen to podcasts or radio stations. There were actually a couple that I was not aware of and that is part of the premise of this weekly series, to inform the consumer about not only the popular apps available but some that you may not be aware of as well.

Read More


FaceTime Audio Calls Finally Come To The Mac

Ever since I heard the announcement of the ability to make a FaceTime audio call in OS 10.9 Mavericks last summer at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC( I have been looking forward to giving it a try on my MacBookPro. I was extremely disappointed when Apple released Mavericks last October and this feature was nowhere to be found. It was shortly after this that I heard that the audio feature of FaceTime would be added in a future update to the operating system and today is the day that Apple has released this update.

Read More


Are You A Music Lover? Then There’s An App For That!

Did you enjoy Fedora Outlier’s Top Ten Apps Of 2013 campaign? Well, if you did then you’ll be excited to know that a brand new weekly series is about to begin. “There’s An App For That” will include five apps from a particular category along with a short review and a few personal comments about the app. By providing the blindness community with this series, it is our hope that you, the consumer, will learn about apps that you might not know are available, recognize that some of the apps you use are quite popular with others and to provide a resource for all to use. So how about we get started with, “There’s An App For That!”

Read More