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EyeNote Currency Identifier for the iPhone: Free but inefficient

By Tai Blas Contributing Writer Recently, the Bureau of Printing and Engraving released the EyeNote iPhone application. This app is designed to identify currency for blind users. This is a free application. I decided to test the app to see … Continue reading

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How I crossed over to the ‘Dark Side’ (I mean iPhone)

By Curtis Chong Contributing Writer  In the summer of 2009, almost two years ago, Apple announced that its iPhone (a smart phone operated primarily through a touch screen) would be equipped with the VoiceOver program, software designed to allow the … Continue reading

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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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Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic Comes to the iPhone

By Tai Blas Contributing Writer  Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D), a nonprofit organization, has been providing literature and textbooks on compact disk and digital audio formats to blind and learning disabled students for quite a few years now. … Continue reading

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Digit-Eyes makes a handy product labeler

By Tai Blas Contributing Writer As one of a growing number of very satisfied blind iPhone users, I recently discovered a fantastic bar code reader and audio labeling system called Digit-Eyes. Costing only $29.99, this system is significantly less expensive … Continue reading

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