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Posted on Friday 4 March 2016 by Ashley

After much searching of the internet and lots of trial and error, I managed to do this successfully. I thought I'd add my steps here as I have seen it asked for and have found no steps specific to installing an 8.1 bootcamp without vision or visual aids such as talking installers.. As a bit of background, I made this work with a 15 inch macbook...

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Posted on Friday 26 February 2016 by TJT 2001

Since iOS 8.0, it has been possible to load the desktop version of some webpages in Safari in a comparatively easy manner.

Most people do the following to load a page:

1. Find the webpage.
2. Double-tap on the Share button.
3. Double-tap on "Load desktop site".

but there is a way of doing this that is much...

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Posted on Friday 26 February 2016 by TJT 2001

I heard about this a few years ago, but this gesture is not very well-known, so I thought I would share it here.

This quick guide will show you how you can unlock your device without hitting the "Unlock" button.

Here is how to unlock your device:

1. Make sure your device is on the lock screen with the time, date, unlock...

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Posted on Friday 19 February 2016 by Tunmi Jubril

Hi,
In this quick tutorial, I will teach you two different ways to double tap. Then, I'll switch to braille display style and teach you how to double tap from there, and then I will switch to bluetooth keyboard style where you will learn to double tap using your bluetooth keyboard.
Let's get started!
There are two ways to...

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Posted on Monday 15 February 2016 by Tunmi Jubril

In this guide, I will teach you the basics to getting started with A Blind Legend.
If this is your first time playing, you may be looking for a guide to get you started, on your way, and finish the game. Here are some things you need to know first:
1. Levels start out easy, but then start to get harder. Usually, the harder scenes...

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Posted on Friday 5 February 2016 by Elena Brescacin

Here is a procedure to play chess using Facebook Messenger application.
Note: this is text-only mode, it's as simple as a chat; for a blind user, it's recommended to have a real chess board in proximity to study the positions and perform moves, but it's also good for people who knows to play chess by heart.
It is simply a server...

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Posted on Wednesday 3 February 2016 by Tunmi Jubril

The Underoos That Ate New York
A Game Where Clothing Comes Alive!

This is a guide for The Underoos That Ate New York. I uploaded this to the site because it relates to iOS.
It also relates to Windows, since that is what the BrailleNote runs on. Please note that this game can also be played online with your iOS device. Follow...

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Posted on Sunday 10 January 2016 by Tunmi Jubril

There were new TTS voices for VoiceOver when iOS 9 was released. Samantha used to be the only english VO voice available, also including Alex. But Apple has now added the Siri Male and Siri Female voices, each of them with enhanced quality voices included.
To change the TTS voice of VoiceOver, go to
Settings > General >...

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Posted on Monday 14 December 2015 by Tunmi Jubril

In this tutorial, I will walk you through getting past Scene 8. For days and even months, I've been struggling to pass by Scene 8 and continue. But the thing I realized, was that you didn't have to keep swiping left multiple times or swiping right multiple times. This would cause me to crash into. obstacles. This guide helps...

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Posted on Sunday 29 November 2015 by KE7ZUM

The following is taken from my El Capitan quick start. For more info, click the link given for the book. The script discussed is not included in this guide. For info on the script click the book's landing page above.

creating a boot thumb drive for your brand new Osx El Capitan Installer

The following is modified from this link....

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