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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 September 2014 Issue  Volume 15  Number 9
Apple and WIndows logos. Running Windows on Your VoiceOver Enabled Mac
In this article I will focus on a way to run Windows on a Mac, by creating a virtual machine using a third-party Mac application called VM Fusion.
Bill Holton

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Running Windows on Your VoiceOver Enabled Mac
by Bill Holton This article describes Boot Camp, but focuses on a second, and in my opinion better, way to run Windows on a Mac, and that is by creating a virtual machine using a third-party Mac application called VM Fusion.

Freedom Scientific Focusing On Braille Part 2: A Review of the Focus Blue 40 Braille Display
by Deborah Kendrick If reading a full braille line is essential to your personal productivity, the Focus Blue 40 is for you!

App Access

A Review of Spotify Free and Songza: Take the Music with You
by Janet Ingber If you are a music lover, I recommend downloading the free versions of both apps. Songza is easier to use, but Spotify gives more functionality. I have both on my phone and use them equally.

Overcast: This Accessible iOS App Brings Sunny Weather to Podcast Listeners
by Bill Holton I recommend this app to VoiceOver users who use their iPhone or iPad for podcast listening. It is well worth the $4.99 purchase price, and given the bona fides of the developer, I am confident new features and improvements will be both forthcoming and frequent.


Series: The Work of the Smith-Kettlewell InstitutePart V: Bill Gerrey: Profile of a Pioneer, Scientist, and Role Model who is Blind
by Deborah Kendrick Bill Gerrey likes to say that his has been a world of Tinker Toys and he is a master of playing with the Tinker Toy set. In his 40-plus years of scientific research, he says, he just liked building stuff. And he has loved sharing what he knows with other blind people.

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