Apple’s iOS 12 Makes Life More Accessible

This year, Apple released the iOS 12 system, claiming it will “make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive and more delightful.” You can add “more accessible” to that description as well. “Taking advantage of iOS 12 is a great way for people with disabilities to ring in the new year,” said Brian […]

BigBlu VisionBoard Keyboard for Low Vision

Looking for a keyboard for an individual with low vision?  Check out the BigBlu VisionBoard from Ablenet!  The BigBlu VisionBoard features large white keys with bold black lettering. The keys measure 1 in (or 2.5 cm) and are nearly 250% larger than the print on standard keyboards.  The white keys with bold lettering “make it […]

Instagram launches new accessibility features for users with visual impairments

The major social media platform, Instagram, has recently launched two new accessibility features for individuals with visual impairments.  The first feature is automatic alternative text; the second is the ability to manually add alternative text to photos. Check out the excerpt from Instagram’s blog: We are introducing two new improvements to make it easier for […]

Try Your Paw at Dog Care with Blindfold Doggy

If you love dogs and want to explore the responsibilities of dog care and ownership on a virtual level, Blindfold Doggy is the virtual pet game for you! Blindfold Doggy is a fully-accessible dog ownership simulation game, for both sighted and visually-impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. The object of the game is care […]

The Fun of Subwords is Now Accessible

Do you love trivia? Do you love word games even more? Subwords is an exciting mix between the two! Words are split into fragments, and you have to put them back together as fast as possible. The words are bound to a certain topic, so you have to know about the topic in order to […]

WayAround – Smart Assistant for Visual Impairments

Smartphones have been a game changer for individuals with visual impairments.  There are several accessibility features and apps that help said individuals complete daily tasks.  WayAround is one example of these apps designed to simplify your life. According to the app’s description, WayAround is “a smart assistant that gives on-demand details about everyday things for anyone […]