Author Archives: John

Another potential source for Braille input and output for the Mac and iOS

Many probably know that I have a particular interest and strong opinion about the use of Braille by the blind. Braille literacy has become a hot topic, and there is an dangerously foolish attitude out there that because of the … Continue reading

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Apple Event from September 7 and Some Additional News

I am a bit behind here, and it seemed that Apple decided to release a lot of products while I was on vacation. I summarized most of the announcements from their September 7 event here. I did not buy an … Continue reading

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Mac for the Blind has a Youtube Channel!

After adding a Facebook page, Mac for the Blind now has a Youtube channel. It is a work in progress and I will slowly add some quick demonstration videos. These videos are for TVIs and other sighted people who might … Continue reading

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Another episode of iAccess VO

In the latest episode of iAccess VO, I was a guest on with Brian and Ed. It was a lot of fun, and we spoke about the upcoming releases of iOS and Mac OS. You can find the episode here. … Continue reading

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The latest episode of iAccess VO

As a follow up to my previous post in regard to the National Federation of the Blind’s 2016-04 Resolution, I commented further on it in the latest episode of the iAccess VO podcast. I am a frequent guest to come … Continue reading

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NFB Resolution 2016-04, A Bit Troubling to me

Interestingly enough, I just came back from the National Federation of the Blind’s 2016 national convention in Orlando, Florida, where I was honored and privileged to have been asked to present for the Trainer’s Division. The NFB is an organization … Continue reading

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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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