This is a short introduction to the Google Talkback screen reader for Android, particularly geared toward sighted developers or instructors who never had any exposure to assistive technology software for users who are blind.
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I am super stoked to be able to write this post and announce to the world that, after several months of collaborative work between myself and the developers of the Alchemy Synthesizer Mobile Studio for iOS, this powerful music creation software can be enjoyed by VoiceOver screen reader users as well. The beginning of our joint work didn’t look so rosy, however.
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As part of the PayPal team I had an opportunity to attend the Solid 2014 conference, held in San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center on May 21/22. While shuttling between the PayPal booth, the sessions and the hardware startup showcase, I’ve collected a few of my impressions that I wanted to share with you here.
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For some time I’ve been noticing that Safari was conveniently placing my recently-viewed pages in the “Top Sites” bar. Every time I’d see a new page added to that collection, I felt a little uneasy. If you are doing a lot of public presentations or demos, you’ll recognize the feeling. Naturally, I wanted to hide the “Top Sites” bar, but the question came up, how?
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This is an updated version of the article I’ve written a couple of years ago. Some sites have changed and been replaced with others, but the little “keyboard experiment” from Flickr is still out in the wild, apparently.
Continue Reading A little fun experiment from Flickr to help keyboard users