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Amazon Astro – Home Monitoring Robot

There are so many smart home devices available from Amazon, such as the Ring Video Doorbell and several Echo devices. Now there is a brand new household robot for home monitoring: introducing Amazon Astro! With Amazon Astro, users can stay connected to their homes from anywhere. While other home monitoring devices are mounted and can […]

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Big Tech Brands Make Accessibility Mainstream: Part 1

Thanks to big tech global brands like Amazon, Google and Microsoft, we’re now on the verge of being a fully inclusive society, as assistive technology for people with disabilities is now of mainstream use. “What’s vital for the disabled community is now valuable to everyone, as we all turn to our mobile devices on a […]

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3 Kid-Friendly Amazon Fire Tablets

Tablets can be a great resource with loads of educational apps and content.  When looking for a tablet for your kiddo, it may be best to avoid pricey premium tablets (e.g. iPad Mini, Microsoft Surface Pro, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, etc.)  If you’re in the market for a kid-friendly tablet, Amazon offers a few different […]

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Echo Frames – Smart glasses with Alexa

Amazon is Earth’s biggest selection of books, electronics, apparel, and more.  The company also offers a myriad of Echo and Alexa devices which help several people live more independently.  One of their newest products is their Echo Frames! If you haven’t heard of the Echo Frames yet, in sum, they are smart glasses with open-ear […]

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New Amazon Echo Dot with Clock, Amazon Halo Band

We first wrote about Amazon Echo devices in 2014.  (Wow, how time flies!)  The multinational company based in Seattle, Washington recently introduced two new products: the all-new Echo Dot with Clock and Amazon Halo Band. When I originally wrote about the first-ever Echo Dot device (nearly 7 years ago), I had no idea how much […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer with Assistive Technology

Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]