|January 2016 Issue Volume 17 Number 1|
In This Issue
Breaking NewsReport One: Opening Day Ness from CES 2016
Report Two: Wrap-up Report from CES 2016
Editor's PageCelebrating the Birthday of Louis Braille
Product Reviews and GuidesThe Fourth-Generation Apple TV: An Accessibility Evaluation for People with Visual Impairments
by Shelly Brisbin Apple TV isn't the only game in town for eyes-free TV viewing, and it's far from perfect, but it is by far the best option for users with visual impairments who want to stream their entertainment.
Running the ChromeVox Screen Reader on a Lenovo IdeaPad 100S Chromebook
by Bill Holton For many individuals and organizations spending $180 on a new test device is imminently doable. To those I can recommend the IdeaPad 100S as a solid device that offers good value for the money.
An Introduction to the Amadeus Pro Audio Editor from HairerSoft
by Janet Ingber If you are a Mac user and want to make ringtones, transfer old cassette tapes or albums onto your computer, create a podcast or do just about any common audio editing task, Amadeus Pro is a good option.
Website AccessEvaluating the Accessibility of Jet, a New Online Shopping Site
by Bill Holton Finally, it would seem, Amazon has some viable competition. This can only enhance service and help keep prices at their lowest. Despite some serious accessibility issues, I am giving Jet a tentative recommendation. The apps are free, and if they don't work for you, there is always the web interface to fall back on for a test purchase or two.
Access to Personal Financial InformationSpotlight on Personal Finance Accessibility
by Bill Holton Overall, accessibility for personal financial websites and mobile apps has improved dramatically over the past five to ten years, and, more importantly, accessibility is still improving.
BrailleMaking the Transition from English Braille to UEB
by Jamie Pauls Regardless of one's opinion as to how and why the Unified English Braille code has been adopted in the United States , it is most likely here to stay. There will certainly be changes made to the code over time, and the transition from English Braille to UEB will almost certainly have a few hiccups.
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