Tag Archive Assistive Technology

She’s completely blind, works on the Apple Store floor and continues to advance

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Tamer has been working for Apple on the store floor for over two months now. I’m wondering why I’m the last person she called. LOL

She’s completely blind.

She get’s to change the world by making the store accessible for every blind person who wants to work at Apple.

The 0 Sum Episode

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On this episode you will learn that this isn’t an episode at all. I’m tired and need some time to rejuvenate myself.

Thanking the podcast editors and the Fedora fans was my main goal this week.

Thank you all!

Photo Voice – Old Hat App Review

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this app possibly could make this statement truer than ever if you can talk really, really quickly.

My Five Favorite Features Of Mountain Lion

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I absolutely couldn’t wait for this cat to be let out of the bag. The sheer simplicity of using this operating system is realized the moment your screen reader is activated and you start to explore. There are hundreds of new features, updates and interface changes to make a geek like myself just explode with screen readers delight. Join me as I walk through my five favorite features of Mountain Lion.

Voicing My Opinion On Blind Photography

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How can you take a picture if you are blind? How do you know what you are aiming at? Does the phones camera tell you what you are shooting? All of these questions come up when a totally blind person is taking pictures. I recently fell in love with an app that not only takes pictures, but it solves one of my problems with taking pictures and labeling them correctly.

Look Ma, No Typing!

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When you think of texting, filling in other text fields, or composing emails on your iPhone, does anything come to mind?

There I was back in October with my brand new, first day it came out, 64 GB white iPhone 4S. All those terrific features they talked about, and I was holding them in my hand! I began to explore, and it didn’t take me long to figure out my absolute favorite one.

The iOSification of Mountain Lion

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Do you love or at least like your operating system on your iOS device? Whether it be your iPhone, iPod or iPad its all iOS. Now that iOS feeling is moving to the desktop with the iOSification of Apples’ latest cat Mountain Lion.

Apple Is With Us

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Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc. had this to say to us, the developers and his company at the end of the keynote address at this years Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) “Only Apple could make such amazing hardware, software and services. We are so proud of these products as they are perfect examples of what Apple does best and ultimately its why people choose to come to work at Apple and with Apple. To do the very best work of their lives. To create products that empower people to do great things. To make a difference in the lives of so many people around the world. The products we make, combined with the apps that you create can fundamentally change the world and really I can’t think of a better reason of getting up in the morning.”

Paralyzed To The Extent You Learn Your Assistive Technology

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As our firm strives for excellence in the assistive technology consulting, teaching and support industry, we run across one common thread amongst those struggling to learn their technology. That thread is that they are afraid of it in one form or another.