In This Issue
Research in Motion Announces the Release of BlackBerry Screen Reader
Can't BrailleTouch This…or Can You? A Review of the BrailleTouch Prototype
by John Rempel
There may be an easier method for smartphone text input than hunting and pecking through a QWERTY keyboard.
Product Evaluation: Plextalk Pocket PTP1 DAISY Book Player and Digital Recorder from Shinano Kenshi
by Deborah Kendrick
The PLEXTALK Pocket is a stable, delightful digital player and recorder designed specifically for people who are blind or have low vision.
From Fevers to Cooking Temperatures: A Review of Three Talking Thermometers
by Janet Ingber
A review of three talking thermometers, two for taking body temperature and one for use in other tasks such as measuring the temperatures of food and liquids.
Technology and Productivity
Series: Removing the Stress from iOS: A Blueprint for Incorporating Touchscreen Products Into the Classroom, Workplace, and Community
Part 1: Why iOS Devices Matter: Considering the Strengths of Apple iOS Devices
by Larry Lewis
Apple iOS products offer a wealth of opportunities for users who are visually impaired, but before we can understand what these products have to offer it's important to take a look at the reasons why we should care about these products and their uses.
Shall We Play a Game? A Review of Two Accessible Gaming Platforms
by J.J. Meddaugh
All work and no play makes for a rather dull day. Playing online games can help a newer computer user become more adept at using technology.
Access to Fitness
The United States Association of Blind Athletes Shapes Lives through Sports and Recreation
by Lacey Markle
The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) was founded in 1976 for the purpose of improving the lives of people who are blind and visually impaired. Since then, the USABA has evolved into a national organization that provides sports opportunities to thousands of athletes, of all ages and abilities, who are blind and visually impaired.
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
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