In This Issue
by Janet Ingber
Apple recently held its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Before the conference, many in the tech community were making predictions about new features for new Apple operating systems. This year's WWDC was all about software.
by Bill Holton
Recently, Computers for the Blind (CFTB) partnered with VFO to offer a free annual license from Freedom Scientific with their computers.
by Deborah Kendrick
Once again, Judy Dixon and National Braille Press have produced a book that will appeal to the iPhone novice and power user alike. Every reader will find some new trick or tidbit in these pages and will find reading this book to be a pleasant journey.
Product Reviews and Guides
by Jamie Pauls
For anyone who wishes to learn to use Pinterest, they will find the service to be worth the effort. The learning curve is steep, though, as Pinterest's efforts towards accessibility thus far represent more of a toe dip than a deep dive.
by Shelly Brisbin
The MagniLink Zip offers all the features of other magnifiers in its size and price class, and a few unique ones. It's reasonably compact and easy to control. The unit does, however, have a few deficits that make it hard to recommend without some reservations.
by Scott Davert
Recently, The VFO Group released a firmware update that introduced the Scratchpad application for its 5th Generation Focus 14 and 40 braille displays.
by Bill Holton
Several years ago, developers led by SAS Director of Accessibility Ed Summers began looking for ways to make charts and graphs more accessible to those with visual impairments—not just their own charts, but others' as well. They've made some recent enhancements. Let's look at, or, we should say, listen to their progress.