Introduction As blind people, we’re living in quite a magical time. One of my favourite quotes sums it up nicely: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”. With more and more companies building in access technology to smart phones, we now have the ability to do almost anything from taking University classes from home,… Continue reading Reviewing Aira, remote access at the touch of a button.
Introduction As 2017 draws to a close, I’d like to mention what for me has been a great milestone, that of becoming JAWS certified earlier this year. I’ve been a user of JAWS for over 12 years now, and getting the passing score of 86% was a huge deal for me. What’s this certification business… Continue reading JAWS certification.
BrailleNote Touch review.
The BrailleNote Touch from Humanware is a big step for the note taker. Introduction When I was 15 years old, I was introduced to a firm called Humanware. At that stage, even though note takers had been around since the late 90’s, it was my first time getting one. I remember the excitement I felt… Continue reading BrailleNote Touch review.
Bose SoundLink® II review.
With big sound in a small package, the Bose SoundLink II is for serious music lovers. Introduction I’ve always loved music from a very young age, weather I’m listening to smooth beats, R&B, or dirty electro there’s something that I like about music. A couple of months ago now, I got my hands on the… Continue reading Bose SoundLink® II review.
Windows 10 review: A first look at the 1709 Autumn feature update.
Introduction Earlier this year I was a guest at Microsoft in Sydney, where I delivered a keynote address on how I use Windows, and related MS products such as Office 365 at the company’s quarterly exchange conference. I came away from that experience super impressed at how everyone at Microsoft from the CEO onwards is… Continue reading Windows 10 review: A first look at the 1709 Autumn feature update.