• Nokia Pocket Magnifier – App of the Month May 2014

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    Thursday, 1 May 2014
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    The Nokia Pocket Magnifier app is an OCR reader which allows you to use your phones camera as a handheld magnifier. You can point at an object or text and it will be displayed on your devices screen for you to magnify. You are also able to take an image of what you are looking at save it and magnify it later on.

  • WonderBaby – Website of the Month May 2014

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    Thursday, 1 May 2014
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    A website that's dedicated to helping parents of young children with visual impairments as well as children with multiple disabilities.

  • Bus UK - App of the month April 2014

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    Tuesday, 1 April 2014
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    Bus UK is an app that allows you to find the nearest bus stops, the times of the next buses at those bus stops, and the next bus stop while travelling on the bus.

  • TV Help - Website of the month April 2014

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    Tuesday, 1 April 2014
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    TV Help is a website that provides a list of the audio described TV programmes and films that broadcast on Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media and Freesat.

  • WebAIM Screen Reader Survey 5 - what are the trends?

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    Thursday, 27 February 2014
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    WebAIM have published the results of their fifth screen reader survey. The 1465 respondents are primarily from the USA but around a fifth of results were from Europe and the UK. This survey gives an interesting picture of the trends that have changed in screen reader use, and identify how people are using them. The survey shows that predominantly the people responding class themselves as either advanced or intermediate users of screen readers and the internet.

  • Hailo - App of the Month March 2014

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    Saturday, 1 March 2014
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    The Hailo app has been reviewed by James from London from the perspective of a partially sighted user. This app has not been tested with the VoiceOver screen reader that is built into the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

  • Metro Blind Sport - Website of the Month March 2014

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    Saturday, 1 March 2014
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    Metro Blind Sport is a sports and social club for blind and partially sighted people. Metro's activities are primarily London based but they do offer sports activity holidays abroad. The main sports organised by Metro are athletics, bowls, cricket and tennis.

  • Low vision improvements in iOS 7.1

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    Monday, 10 March 2014
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    A new update for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch has some great improvements for people with low vision.

  • Kindle Fire and iPad mini setup videos posted

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    Monday, 17 March 2014
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    Demonstrations of how to set these devices up using the built-in speech.

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