Pinterest is finally making accessibility a priority to people who are blind or have low vision. On Wednesday, it announced steps to ensure that the blind and visually impaired are not left out.
On iPhone or iPad:
Launch Settings > Display & Brightness. From there you can tap on the Text Size menu option, and then slide the slider at the bottom to your desired text size.
Eyes-Free Fitness is the first app designed to help people who are blind and visually impaired reach their health and fitness goals.
Austin Seraphin, a 41-year-old accessibility consultant who’s been blind since birth due to a condition called retinopathy of prematurity, is combining Western medicine with herbal remedies to cope with the excruciating pain that his calcifying corneas are causing him.
Soulbound is an audio game created by Cloverbit and designed primarily for a visually impaired and blind audience.
Brazil research institute CPqD has partnered with ABECS (Brazilian Association of Credit Card and Service Companies) to develop Pay Voice, a mobile application for visually impaired people who use payment cards.
What does this new Brief Mode option do? It simply turns Alexa’s voice confirmation into chimes. That means that your Echo device will make a chime and perform the action.
The Google Home Mini speaker sounds OK for listening to podcasts, but for music it could use a boost. Now, you can pair any Home or Home Mini with a Bluetooth speaker for a better audio experience.
Following three days of live-broadcast peer review sessions, experts concluded that a pair of federal studies show “clear evidence” that cell phone radiation caused heart cancer in male rats.
Apple has requested the Unicode Consortium add emoji to better represent individuals with disabilities.