How for me, bone conduction headphones by Aftershokz is one of those technologies that is not just nice to have but a huge game changer for blind people

Posted on July 17 2018Shortly after Christmas when i. Was 5, my sister Andrea introduced me to headphones with one of those single ear plugs from the 1970s, and showed me how I could plug it into my radio and listen to it. After a few minutes of private listening I couldn't understand at all … Continue reading How for me, bone conduction headphones by Aftershokz is one of those technologies that is not just nice to have but a huge game changer for blind people

Instructions on how to get your Aftershokz Trex headset to work with Bluetooth Multipoint

Posted on November 9, 2017 About a year ago, I wrote how useful the Apple watch was for me, but one problem still was unless I used my mess of cables hack I couldn't get VoiceOver from both my iPhone and watch simultaneously.The Aftershokz headphone company released their Trekz-Titanium model in early 2016 and many … Continue reading Instructions on how to get your Aftershokz Trex headset to work with Bluetooth Multipoint

How to accessibly and reliably spell check documents on iOS devices with VoiceOver

Posted on October 5, 2017 Although I guess possible on older versions of iOS, until iOS 11, spell checking documents on iOS devices was extremely difficult with the screen reader¬†¬†Voiceover. Occasionally when browsing around a document if VoiceOver said a word was misspelled you could maybe get suggestions if you happened to be exceptionally lucky. … Continue reading How to accessibly and reliably spell check documents on iOS devices with VoiceOver

My thoughts on how both technology and new workflows improved my life in 2016

People can look around and see new things they bought over the last year, but if they think a little deeper they might realize how some of their workflows also changed. Yes I bought a few new gadgets in 2016, but some of that was to support changes in my thinking and planning for better … Continue reading My thoughts on how both technology and new workflows improved my life in 2016