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Office 2016: Audio cues promise greater productivity for the blind

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

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Tech Briefing 21: Accessibility help in Google Maps and Search, Find Wifi, Google Allo for the web and more

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

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Tech Briefing 19 for June 26, 2017

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

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Tech Briefing 18: NVDA 2017.2 released, SMS pulled from Hangout, and more

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

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Feature-reach Notetaker for the Blind Comes to Android

Cursor tracking that remembers and returns to the place where you left off in a note as well as efficient navigation by page, paragraph, line, word or character are just two of the numerous benefits that Android users who are visually impaired will get when they switch to AccessNote. The notetaking app developed by the… Continue reading Feature-reach Notetaker for the Blind Comes to Android