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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 May 2005 Issue  Volume 6  Number 3

In This Issue . . .

Editor's Page

Letters to the Editor

CSUN 2005

The 20th annual technology and persons with disabilities conference, hosted by the California State University at Northridge Center on Disabilities, once again featured the best and brightest in assistive technology--Deborah Kendrick and Jay Leventhal

Redoing Windows: A Guide for Customizing Windows for Users with Low Vision

Tired of headaches from straining to read text and searching for icons on the screen? We have some suggestions to make things easier on your eyes--Amy Salmon

The Next Generation: A Review of Personal Digital Assistants, Part 2

We review the PAC Mate and compare its performance with two previously evaluated personal digital assistants--Jim Denham, Jay Leventhal, and Heather McComas

Dial M for Merger

Will the joining of two major players in the assistive technology field be murder for customers or a boon to all?--Deborah Kendrick

Canada Stands Tall with Web-4-All

This innovative program for instantly customizing computers can start you surfing the Web from over a thousand locations across Canada. It may also offer an access solution in the United States and elsewhere around the world--Janet Ingber

Two More Approaches: A Review of the LG VX 4500 Cell Phone from Verizon Wireless and Microsoft's Voice Command Software

The accessible cells keep multiplying, and we keep reviewing them--Darren Burton

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Entire Issue

Editor in Chief Jay Leventhal
Contributing Editors Paul Schroeder, Founding Editor
Deborah Kendrick, Senior Features Editor
Crista Earl
Mark Uslan
Managing Editor Ellen Bilofsky
Associate Editor Rebecca Burrichter

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