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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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What to Do to Use iOS 11 Ahead of Official Release

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

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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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Tech Briefing 15: Free, paid webinars; tips and news for the week May 1-7, 2017

Welcome to episode 15 of Tech Briefing. It’s a rap up of major developments in assistive and mainstream technology for the weekMay 1-7, 2017. I’m Ayoola Efunkoya, your guide. OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage application that comes preinstalled on Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 on PC and mobile, allows you access your files online and… Continue reading Tech Briefing 15: Free, paid webinars; tips and news for the week May 1-7, 2017

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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

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ACTIVATING AND DEACTIVATING THE NOTIFICATION SHADE IN ANDROID

Ever wondered how you can get to the notifications talkback tells you about as you fidget around on your Android smartphone? Or have you ever mistakingly activated it but didn’t know how to get out of the area?   It’s easy. Easier than you ever imagined at least!   To bring up the notification shade,… Continue reading ACTIVATING AND DEACTIVATING THE NOTIFICATION SHADE IN ANDROID