Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Trying out Quick Time

Apple iPad Pro

In a recent visit to Scotland, my wife and I spent a wonderful day in Edinburgh and our first stop was the Apple shop in princess Street. We was given in to the hands of a very nice assistant who new alot abut the thing that I wanted to look at.

The machine I wanted to look at was the Apple iPad Pro which has four speakers. Despite the very huge size of the shop and the sound of music being played in the back ground, I could hear the Voice Over very clearly, which was a good thing as I have a hearing loss. So after trying the iPad Pro, I would highly recommend this machine for those who have a hearing loss.

I was not able to find a on YouTube a video which shows the accessibility side of the iPad Pro, but here is a video showing its general use!

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

This is my 100th post!!

As this is my 100th post, I thought I would share with you my WISH LIST ... some of these still need to be invented!!

(no particular order)

1. Apple iPad pro as it has 4 speakers!
2. Another Amazon Echo Dot to have in my study as it is very useful to help with spelling!!
3. Braillant BI14 Notetaker - the added ability to take notes would be great, as well as link with more than one devise at a time.
4. A self drive, talking car! So as a blind person I can just jump in and it will take me where I want to go!!
5. A talking sat nav long cane.

I would love to hear your wish list and any inventions your have come up with!

Samsung Chromebook

I have heard a bit about the Samsung Chromebook, so thought it was worth sharing here. It seems to have built in accessibility ... speech and text enlargement.

This would be a handy laptop for those that just want to go on the internet, check their email or Facebook. They have built in storage, so get cloud storage if you want to store photos, media or music!

If you have any experience with these, I would be interested to hear your thoughts!

NEW Apple iPad

Apple have released a new iPad.

This is quite soon after their last release of an iPad over here ... so those who purchased in the Autumn, may be kicking them selves!!

You can buy a pencil and a bluetooth keyboard to go with it. The pencil allows you to do artwork.

For more info, visit Apple

Amazon Echo Buttons

For those who love their Amazon Echo, their is now the Echo Buttons. which mean that you can now play games with some one else, or with some games you will need the two buttons to play some games.
Here in the UK they sell for £19.95 and in the USA they sell for $20.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Alexa on the Fire Tablet

If you like Alexa and she is your friend, you may want her on your tablet ... All the new Amazon Fire tablet come with Alexa installed ...

The Amazon Fire tablets are a reasonable price here in the UK starting at £49.99, but they sometimes have offers on! - https://www.amazon.co.uk