Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bookshare Needs Our Help!

“They’re willing to screw all these blind people because it might have some theoretical policy significance in some other forum,” Jamie Love, Director of the advocacy group Knowledge Ecology International. Love’s comment quoted in Ars Technica article, was in response … Continue reading

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Newsline Returns to Maine

Welcome back to NFB Newsline in Maine! Newsline is an automated newspaper and magazine reading service designed for the blind and visually impaired or anyone with a disability making access to print challenging. In addition to the Portland Press Herald … Continue reading

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Kindle’s Accessible iOS App

Released on May 1, 2013, the new Kindle app for iOS utilizes the native accessibility built into Apple devices, VoiceOver to provide accessibility…finally! While this is welcome news, the real irony here, as the Assistive Technology Blog points out in … Continue reading

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