Author Archives: John

WWDC 2016

Apple held it’s World Wide Developer Conference for 2016 on June 13. I am a bit late updating the News page on the site But I have a summary of the major releases Apple announced. To me, though there was … Continue reading

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Updates, 4/17/16

Over the last month or month and a half, for those who visit this site and take an extensive look around, you might have noticed that I have been making an effort to update the various pages here with the … Continue reading

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The first Laugh for Sight for Dogs event

I am posting this here. My good friend, Brian Fischler of Laugh for Sight is expanding their benefits to help dogs. Please refer to this press release below. Greetings all, After 10 years of Laugh For Sight Benefits in New … Continue reading

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More Info about the Cosmo and BERT

A short time back, I posted information on the Cosmo Brailler and the BERT software Braille solution produced by David Pillischer of Electronic Brailler LLC. Apple posted a press release to their educator group in regard to the products a … Continue reading

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Apple Event for March 21, 2016

On Monday, March 21, Apple held another event, “Let us loop you in”. In typical style, Tim Cook had some announcements involving the latest news from Apple, which included a few new products. Now, without a doubt, I will not … Continue reading

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Braille Input in iOS and on the Mac, a Possible Option for UsersBraille, Portset,

In my previous post, I talked about Braille output on the Mac. In this post, I wanted to pass along information on a potential solution for Braille input for both iOS and Mac OS X. Portset Systems Ltd, are an … Continue reading

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Another Braille Solution for the Mac

The topic of Braille translation and embossing by way of the Mac has come up frequently on the various email lists for blind Mac users. I have presented a few posts on this subject over the years, which has included … Continue reading

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Updates and Some Other Odds and EndsAudio Tutorials, Coupons, resources,

Audio Tutorial Series Updates It’s been a while since my last post, so I wanted to mention a few things here before the Christmas holiday week gets here and I will be taking a short break. The Audio Tutorial Series … Continue reading

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Mac for the Blind is on Facebook

I know a lot of people have asked, and Mac for the Blind finally has a Facebook page. Please spread the word and “like us” as well. Information posted here will be also posted on the Facebook page. You can … Continue reading

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Laugh for Sight 2015

As I have been doing, here is information on the Laugh for Sight 2015 show. Please try to pass this along if possible. Greetings all, It is that time of year again as Laugh For Sight NYC tickets just went … Continue reading

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