New Gadget for Me: Heart Beat Monitor
Wanted something more direct to check my heart beat rather than using the Apple watch.
Microsoft Office 2016 Accessibility Comments
Just started using Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft Outlook in particular for the Mac and it is amazing what Microsoft has done for accessibility.
In some ways, finding using Outlook on the Mac a nicer experience than using Outlook in Windows.
Netflix Agrees to Offer More Audio Description on More Titles
Good to see a soon increase in audio described content from Netflix.
AFB AccessWorld for April 2016
CSUN 2016 update, and an interview from me.
NVAccess Releases Official Training Material for NVDA
Cost is $33.00 but you can get sample chapters to try it out from the webpage.
I really do find all these different ways of using specific screen reading commands to read a bit overwhelming, most of the time I just use the standard keys for navigation and don’t get to caught up in screen reading navigation except for webpages.
Audible's Channels offer short audio programs for members
These are free books that you can listen to across a whole range of categories. You will find the channel tab at the bottom of the app screen with the other tabs.
How To Get Your eBook to Read (iBook or Kindle) When your iPhone Screen is Locked
This is a nifty feature of getting iOS to speak and scroll the screen in an iBook or Kindle book and have your iOS device locked at the same time. Simply use Speak Screen in Settings, General, Accessibility, Speech: once the screen/book is reading, lock your screen. My demo link follows.