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Objective information you can trust, smart and informed commentary, and cutting-edge news and trends concerning information technology and visual impairment are published monthly in AccessWorld®: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

March 2021 Issue »

Featured Articles

Editor's Page: AccessWorld Recognizes Low Vision Awareness Month with Information of Use to People New to Vision Loss

Topics of special interest to people adjusting to recent visual impairment.

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Get Recommendations on Accessibility Apps for iOS

In this article, we'll take a look at our long-time favorite access essentials, then turn you on to some exciting new offerings that can further enhance your enjoyment and independence. Along the way we'll link to past AccessWorld articles that take deeper dives into many of these accessible tools.

Reviews and More

Learn About a Mainstream Accessibility Conference

Many assistive technology conferences have their roots steeped in the specialized technology companies we've worked with for decades. But when a mainstream industry group tackled the overarching topics involved with visual impairment and technology, a much different perspective was shared.

Check Out a Pared-Down, Accessible Cell Phone

Many users prefer the simplicity of a phone that does a few things really well, like making a phone call or sending and receiving a text message, with simple accessibility. If you have been looking for such a device in the world of flicks and swipes, you may have a new best friend in the BlindShell Classic Lite.

Get Started with a Popular Video Streaming Service

This is the first in a series of articles reviewing the various video streaming services currently on the market. In this article, we will walk you through the use of Netflix on a number of popular technology platforms including iOS, Apple TV, and Fire TV.

Closing the Issue

Learn about a Compact, Accessible Printer

For the first time in many years, I have a printer that is ready whenever I need it, a printer that is on my wireless network so that it can print documents from my computer, my phone, or any other device that logs into my wireless network and, perhaps, best of all, takes up a fraction of the desk space required by its inkjet predecessors.

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