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Kindle Fire HD With Alexa!

The New Kindle Fire HD When you think about accessible devices–you know, computers, tablets, and gadgets with screen readers and magnification, you rarely consider low-cost, over-the-counter devices, like the Kindle Fire HD, do you? The tablet world of accessibility really … Continue reading

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Streaming Television

Streaming TV Through the Internet Cut the cord! Television viewing has changed dramatically in the last several years. The traditional “tube” that sat in a common area of the home with a rabbit ear antenna or a cable connection, has … Continue reading

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Siri, Alexa, and “OK Google” Smackdown

Why is Everybody Always Picking On Me? Whether or not you use one of Apple’s iOS gadgets (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), no doubt you’ve heard of the digital personal assistant named “Siri?” If you’ve been hiding from the world … Continue reading

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Amazon Echo Dot

There are 3 versions of the Amazon Echo, featuring the personal digit assistant, Alexa. The Amazon Echo is $179, The Amazon Tap is $129 and the Echo Dot is $49. Although there is a difference in the hardware features on … Continue reading

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iOS Access For All

iOS Access For All by Shelly Brisbin really is the ultimate book for using Apple’s iOS assistive technology on the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Each edition is very comprehensive, hundreds of pages, with excellent appendices. If you or the … Continue reading

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Victor Reader Stream

The Victor Reader Stream by HumanWare  has been around for several years.  I was reminded recently when working with a client what a great audio player it is, particularly the most recent versions, with WIFI. Once connected to WIFI, the … Continue reading

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