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Androids now accessible for nonvisual users?

By Curtis Chong Contributing Writer On March 2, Code Factory, a well-known provider of software to make mobile phones for blind mobile phone users nonvisually accessible, announced Mobile Accessibility, a program that offers nonvisual  access to mobile phones running the Android operating … Continue reading

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iPhone on Verizon a boon for accessibility

By Curtis Chong On January 11, Apple and Verizon announced that effective February 10, Apple’s well-known iPhone 4 will be available to Verizon customers. Among people who are blind or visually impaired, the iPhone is known for its built-in nonvisual … Continue reading

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Samsun Haven: Is it for everyone?

By Michael Barber Contributing Writer The Samsung Haven, released by Verizon in July of this year, has turned out to be a cell phone that is remarkably accessible to and usable by people who are blind or visually impaired. It … 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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