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Posted on Monday 27 February 2012 by Elena Brescacin

Visually impaired people are often used to have several devices at home or office: smartphones, computers, Braille display, USB rechargeable devices, and so on.

This means that the house and office, is full of electric or USB cables for charging batteries, with the mess they can cause! Many cables in the same place, with even the risk of...

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Posted on Thursday 23 February 2012 by John Moore

We have all heard about extended battery cases for IOS devices. I first heard about this one last year when I was beta testing IOS5 and was having battery life problems. I had heard about this case's little brother, the Mophi Juice Pack Air, but was not interested due to its smaller capacity and the fact that it did not fully charge your phone...

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Posted on Thursday 2 February 2012 by Mario Lang

This review is about the third generation model of the Apple Wireless Keyboard.
The keyboard itself is very thin. It needs two AA batteries which you slot into it from the left side on the back of the keyboard. On the opposite (right) side is a round button.
The keyboard width nicely resembles approximately a 40 cell braille...

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Posted on Wednesday 1 February 2012 by Mario Lang

The Handy Tech Braille Star 40 is a portable, rechargeable 40 cell braille display with serial, USB and Bluetooth connectivity.  Its physical dimensions are 331 x 227 x 24 mm (width x depth x height).  The tactile surface of the Braille elements are concavely shaped.  Each cell has exactly one cursor routing key located above.  Below the cells...

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Posted on Monday 30 January 2012 by Mario Lang

As advertised on the web, the Apple TV comes with VoiceOver. Enabling VoiceOver on the Apple TV without sighted assistance is easy: Connect the device via HDMI to your TV or AV-Receiver.  Make sure the appropriate port is choosen on your TV or AV-Receiver so that you can hear audio coming from it once its booted.  Then connect the power to the...

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Posted on Wednesday 11 January 2012 by Jose Lomeli

Two weeks ago I bought a Docking station and this is a cool one! It is a sony stereo with a docking station for iPods and iPhones unfortunately it doesn't work with the iPad. It comes with a Remote control. On the top it has a CD player on the right side of that slot it has an eject button. Below that to the left it has a on/off button and the...

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Posted on Wednesday 11 January 2012 by Jose Lomeli

I just got a USB Wall charger for my iPod Touch and I must say that I love this charger! It will charge all of your iOS devices and it will also charge your iPod nano! I love this charger because I don't have to worry about burning out the battery on my iPod touch and my iPod Nano! You can call apple and order it at 1-800-692-7753
or...

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Posted on Monday 9 January 2012 by Brandi

So I purchased this keyboard last year for my iPod Touch because I did not want to mess with typing on the touch screen. I find that I use this device on all of my iOS devices including my iPhone, iPad, my Mac Mini and of course my iPod Touch. The keyboard is relatively comfortable to use whether on a tabletop or on your lap and it is not too...

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Posted on Sunday 8 January 2012 by underdog cheerleader

I've only tested the Focus 40 Blue braille display from Freedom Scientific on an iPhone 4. Almost all on-screen gestures have key combinations to execute the same commands on the braille display. Though the display's keys are rather noisy, the display is very responsive. I find that I have to retype braille more often than I have had to with...

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Posted on Thursday 5 January 2012 by Unregistered User

I thought that I would help to kick things off in this new area of the site by giving a quick review of the Seidio Rugged case for the iPhone 4When the iPhone 4 was first released there weren't too many cases available, and fewer still that matched my 'must have' feature of having some form of belt clip. Things were further complicated because...

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