Microsoft has introduced sound effects in its Office 2016 apps. The effects which are designed to help improve the productivity of users who are visually impaired provide audio cues for common tasks. The feature will roll out over time to users of Excel 2016, Word 2016, Outlook 2016 and PowerPoint 2016 and, by extension, also… Continue reading Office 2016: Audio cues promise greater productivity for the blind
The tech scene saw interesting developments between Monday July 3 and Sunday July 9, 2017. But let’s kick off Tech Briefing 21 with some useful resources and tips in the world of accessible technology for the blind. Useful Accessibility News, Tips and Resources Next Victor Reader to come GPS-ready A new digital reader is coming… Continue reading Tech Briefing 21: Accessibility help in Google Maps and Search, Find Wifi, Google Allo for the web and more
The iPhone turned 10, Google Drive replacement for Windows and Mac did not make it to our computers as earlier promised and loads more technology news are up in this review of major developments in the week of Monday June 26 to Sunday July 2, 2017.
What to Do to Use iOS 11 Before its Official Release Apple has finally released the public beta of iOS 11, meaning you don’t have to be a registered developer with the company to get to try out the new features before the upgrade makes it to the general public later this year. A web… Continue reading What to Do to Use iOS 11 Ahead of Official Release
Tech Briefing 19 News on forthcoming Galaxy Note 8, App Store clean up, Facebook and New Android Browser So much happened in the technology scene throughOUT the week of Monday June 19 to Sunday June 25, 2017. Here’s a quick review of the major ones in Tech Briefing 19: Expected new device Note 7 successor… Continue reading Tech Briefing 19 for June 26, 2017
Here is Tech Briefing 18 with me Ayoola Efunkoya. It’s my rap up of developments in technology for the week of May 22-28, 2017. Google withdrew the SMS feature from its Hangouts app. Hangouts is gradually being tailored towards enterprise users. The search giant also began rolling out a “Family Group” feature to easily share… Continue reading Tech Briefing 18: NVDA 2017.2 released, SMS pulled from Hangout, and more
Hello. I’m Ayoola Efunkoya. This is the 17th instalment of Tech Briefing, your round up of news, tips and more for the week May 15-21, 2017. There is news, app updates and podcasts you should check out. APPS WhatsApp on Android received a feature which now allows you to pin a conversation or group of… Continue reading Tech Briefing 17: App changes, Google 2017 I/O highlights, and Mor