Soundscape Hears Around You

For years people have been saying “there’s an app for everything,” but a new app that helps visually-impaired individuals travel and interact with their environment can truly have you believing in the phrase. There’s a new smartphone app designed to revolutionize the way blind people interact with their environment. The app is called Soundscape and […]

Transform your phone into a mouse with the Remote Mouse app

Looking for a way to control your computer from your smartphone? Remote Mouse is an app that transforms your mobile device into a user-friendly remote control for your computer! After downloading the Remote Mouse app, it’ll turn your phone into a computer touchpad, keyboard, and mouse.  It features smart multi-touch gestures so all you have […]

PuppetMaster App

Shmonster is a software company that “focuses on educational tools that utilize art and animation.”  The company creates software that helps users animate anything.  One of their available tools is the PuppetMaster App. The PuppetMaster App is an animation application for children, where they can bring any image to life.  Users can take a picture […]

Senior Homescreen Pro App

If your elderly loved one is having a hard time operating his or her Android phone, check out the Senior Homescreen Pro App.  Many individuals only use a few apps and this app makes it easier to access those particular ones! This Android launcher app selects three apps by default, but you can easily add […]

New Year Apps to Build a New You

“New year, new me,” most people say to push themselves toward change in the early weeks of January. Fortunately, there is a wide world of resources right at your fingertips. “New Year’s resolutions are so much more manageable now with apps,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “With just a few […]

AssisitiveWare’s simPODD App

AssistiveWare offers a myriad of apps to help individuals with different special needs.  While we’ve covered a few of their apps (e.g. Proloquo2Go), we have yet to discuss simPODD.  AssistiveWare’s simPODD app is a user-friendly app that “makes communication more intuitive and printing faster.” simPODD is the only iPad app for PODD.  PODD is a […]