Gmail Dark Mode Takes You to the Dark Side

Gmail is one of the most recent apps to get a dark mode redesign from Google. While it’s been months since the new iOS 13 and Android 10 arrived — both with system-wide dark modes — Gmail was one of the last major apps to get the new color scheme. Here are a few reasons […]

3 Disability-Friendly Car Phone Mounts

Since I began driving, I have tried a few phone mounts in my van.  Unfortunately, a majority of them require strength and good dexterity to secure and remove the phone from the mount.  If you are looking for a more disability-friendly mount for your phone, keep on reading! Before diving into a few accessible mounts, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]