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Microsoft Ribbon is accessible

By Curtis Chong Contributing Writer A significant new feature of the latest version of JAWS for Windows is the Virtual Ribbon. According to JAWS’ developer, Freedom Scientific, the Ribbon is a new menu style that is available in many new … Continue reading

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Keep pushing for accessibility on Windows Phone 7

By Curtis Chong On Oct. 26, 2010, I attended a daylong Mobile Accessibility Roundtable to discuss nonvisual access of Microsoft’s newest entry into the mobile phone market, Windows Phone 7. Microsoft convened this roundtable at its headquarters in Redmond, Wash, … Continue reading

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Stick with the BrailleNote

By Richard Ring Richard.Ring@blind.state.ia.us [tweetmeme service=”idbonline”] The word apex is defined in the dictionary as “the summit.” So it would seem that when HumanWare decided to call its newest entry into the field of Braille note takers the Apex, the … Continue reading

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JAWS 12 shows some improvement

By Curtis Chong curtis.chong@blind.state.ia.us [tweetmeme service=”idbonline”] In early July, I attended a three-hour session conducted by Freedom Scientific  during which the company provided a sneak preview of JAWS for Windows Version 12. Freedom Scientific has been working on this newest … Continue reading

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