Wristocat: Dynamic Wrist Support

Working at a desk all day can cause a lot of strain on your body.  If you spend hours on a computer, it is advisable to create an ergonomic workspace.  Ergonomic setups may prevent arthritis, repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, and more.  We’ve covered multiple ergonomic solutions in the past such as desks, keyboards, computer mice […]

Tap : Wearable Bluetooth Keyboard

It seems as though a new app or device is launched onto the market every single day.  As a writer, I love getting the word out there about these potentially life-altering apps and products.  The Tap is yet another assistive technology with this potential.  It is a wearable keyboard that provides a fast, accurate and […]

Gestype: Keyboard app for visually impaired

There has been an increasing number of accessible apps released on both Android and Apple devices over the past couple years.  Gestype is one currently in development for iOS devices.  In sum, it is an accessible touchscreen keyboard app developed specifically for individuals with visual impairments. The developers behind Gestype are rethinking the standard keyboard […]

Dvorak keyboard layout on Mac

Some individuals using Mac computers often have trouble with the standard QWERTY keyboard layout.  An accessible alternative built-in to your Mac is the Dvorak layout, which puts the most frequently used keys right under your fingers, so you type with less finger movements needed. So would the Dvorak keyboard layout benefit you? First, according to ATMac, if […]

KeyMouse: Ergonomic keyboard-mouse all-in-one!

Last spring, I wrote a featured blog covering five different ergonomic keyboards.  For individuals who spend a lot of time on a computer, it’s essential to maintain an ergonomic posture.  Aside from a standing workstation or desk, another great way to maintain an ergonomic posture is by using an ergonomic keyboard and mouse.  Whaaaaat about an ergonomic keyboard and mouse all-in-one?! Introducing… KeyMouse! […]

SwiftKey Symbols: symbol-based communication app

Over a year ago, I wrote about four different assistive keyboards available on iOS devices.  The first keyboard I mentioned in the post was SwiftKey, a free keyboard app that adapts to the user.  More recently, the same company has released SwiftKey Symbols, a symbol-based assistive communication app. The Symbols keyboard is currently only available for Android devices and is “targeted at (but […]