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  • Netflix - App of the month, June 2015

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    Thursday, 11 June 2015
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    Netflix is the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies on your phone. This Netflix app delivers content anywhere, anytime.

  • Whatsapp - App of the month, May 2015

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    Friday, 1 May 2015
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    Whatsapp is the most widely used Messaging application in the world. With over 700 million users and its simple interface, it is the benchmark that many other messaging apps have tried to replicate.

  • The Apple Watch is here, but is it accessible for blind and partially sighted users?

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    Thursday, 23 April 2015
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    It was announced in September last year that Apple would be releasing a ‘smart watch’ and now after months of anticipation the Apple Watch is available for sale.

    The watch enables users to do everything from phone calls and text messaging, to paying for your shopping using Apple Pay and navigating using maps. 

    With the models ranging from £479 all the way up to a staggering £13,500, how accessible is the Apple Watch for blind and partially sighted users?

  • Zello - App of the Month, April 2015

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    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
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    Ever wished you could talk to a large group of people at once, such as work colleagues or friends? Zello is the application that can help!

  • Traveline – App of the Month, March 2015

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    Friday, 6 March 2015
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    Travelling made easy. Traveline allows you to plan journeys anywhere in Great Britain, and lets you explore them in detail. More than 40 towns and cities are currently covered, and more are being added.

  • Be my eyes – App of the Month, February 2015

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    Thursday, 12 February 2015
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    Have you ever been in the situation that you needed help/ sighted assistance right now and didn’t know where to turn for help? This might be a solution for you!

  • Hive – App of the Month, December 2014

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    Wednesday, 17 December 2014
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    In the good old days, everyone, including visually impaired people, would have probably controlled their heating and hot water systems using a mechanical timer many of which were adapted or modified by RNIB, by way of adding tactile markings which could be used by blind and partially sighted people to set the on and off markers.

  • Overdrive - App of the Month, November 2014

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    Saturday, 1 November 2014
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    RNIB Overdrive is a simple, personal and portable digital audio library service, which lets you download and listen to Talking Books, Talking Magazines and Podcasts on your computer, smartphone or tablet.

  • KNFB reader - App of the Month, October 2014

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    Friday, 3 October 2014
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    The easy to use app allows blind or print-disabled users to scan and read a variety of documents on their iPhone 5 or later, running iOS 7 or iOS 8.

  • Round up of iOS8

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    Monday, 22 September 2014
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    A round-up of features from Apple iOS8 including Siri, typing prediction and auto-correction, on-screen braille input, audio ducking, and more.

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