Why I Finally turned on UEB

This post will probably only be of interest to my blind readers but am putting it here anyway… For sightlings who don’t know what I am talking about here are a few definitions and a little background. In 1900 there were a lot of different systems of writing for the blind in English. Apparently Helen [...]

Braille app

It seems rather cynical to write and tell you all that there is a new braille app for the iPad. Well there is. It’s called ibraille notes and is exclusively for the iPad. And I am very impressed. First off the app has backspace and new line keys. This is a plus. The premise is [...]

Braille In IOS 8

Just had to blog and say hhow cool I think Braille screen input is in IOS 8. It’s a very promising start. The editing functionality some braille users have come to love in mBraille will come slowly. One glitch with the built-in braille is that it doesn’t work with all the apps especially blogsy. Blogsy [...]

IOS 8 Impressions

So it’s another update to IOS for another year. Some of it’s cool and some of it’s crappy. I like some of the cool ideas and features [“Hey Siri” anybody?] but there a lot of bugs. I updated knowing about the bugs. When I updated the phone started speaking different languages as it always does [...]

MBraille: Another Braille app for IOS

In January BrailleTouch from the University of Georgia was launched. Now there are two and more. The newest addition to the family is called MBraille. I started writing this post with it but it mysteriously disappeared from Blogsy on my iPad. But nonetheless, I am writing here now on my Mac. Good Things: Supports Grade [...]