Author Archives: John

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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3D Touch with VoiceOver on the iPhone 6s

There has been a lot of questions and comments about the new 3D Touch feature of VoiceOver on the iPhone 6s. I have been curious about this myself, and I think Scott Davert of Applevis, once again, does a fantastic … Continue reading

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Apple Event held on September 9

This was one of the rare times in which I was not able to update the page with news. Timing is often everything, and I literally was on vacation just two days prior to the September 9 Apple event. So, … Continue reading

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Another Charity Event I am Posting Info on

On occasion, I do post non-Apple related messages. In this case, Pasquale is a former client and friend of mine. I thought this was pretty cool and something worth promoting. Please promote this if possible and if you are in … Continue reading

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Mac for the Blind is Proud to Make Audio Tutorials Available

I have been asked by many folks over the years if I would ever consider creating audio tutorials on the Mac and iOS that I would sell. Basically, they have wanted me to record the lessons that I normally teach … Continue reading

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