How setting up iOS devices with a wired USB keyboard is way more efficient for me

When I bought my first iPhone, an iPhone 3GS the first text message I tried to send got a response from a friend saying they couldn't read it because of so many mistakes in it. It took me 3 weeks before I could type anything mostly legible. I have never liked or been fast at … Continue reading How setting up iOS devices with a wired USB keyboard is way more efficient for me

How to type to Siri from the macOS terminal command line

I recently wanted a command line based HomeKit app, I don't think any exist. I guess I'll have to learn Swift, and write one. This will take a while, probably a very long while though, so I found a temporary fix that will be useful, even after the app is finished.   , typing to … Continue reading How to type to Siri from the macOS terminal command line

How the Mac app Type2Phone can make any keyboard attached to your Mac a Bluetooth keyboard

Posted on May 20, 2020 I'm typing this post on an old Logitech Ergonomic keyboard from 2003, and occasionally think about replacing it. I hope the keyboard isn't paying attention..... ok, it's still working. I've read about the Ergo Pro keyboard from Matias, which will probably be its replacement, though it's a bit expensive; the … Continue reading How the Mac app Type2Phone can make any keyboard attached to your Mac a Bluetooth keyboard

how to make ping audible, and equally more useful for both blind and sighted users

Ping is a little network troubleshooting command on operating systems that have any command line capability. Ping sends an ICMP packet to tell you if a specific network connection is up if the device pinged is configured to send back a reply. Back during my Cisco networking days I was annoyed that I couldn't see … Continue reading how to make ping audible, and equally more useful for both blind and sighted users

How I combined multiple audio sources into one Bluetooth headset

  Back in the day  i'd have to hold the phone up to my ear whenever I wanted to use GPS or anything with the screenreader, and if a bus went by, it was   a complete   fail.    then in early 2013  my friend Hai Nguyen Ly gave me a pair of the Aftershokz 1st … Continue reading How I combined multiple audio sources into one Bluetooth headset