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“iOS 11 Without the Eye” is coming, here’s how to get it

The “iOS Without the Eye” series is our most popular tutorial. We’re thrilled that so many VoiceOver users find it an indispensable tool for getting to grips with all the changes in the software powering their iDevice. Thanks so much to everyone who purchases these books and recommends them to their friends. You rock. You …

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You asked for it, here it is. A comprehensive course from Mosen Consulting on podcasting

Time flies, and it’s hard to believe Mosen Consulting has been in business now for almost 4.5 years. Thanks for helping to make it a reality.   When I started this journey, I surveyed the community about how we could best help. Then, and over the years since, demystifying how to get into, or improve, …

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The next meeting of our Job Club is free to all

Introduction   As mentioned in episode 40 of The Blind Side Podcast, we’re making some changes to the Mosen Consulting Job Club.   For those not familiar with our Job Club, everyone who purchases a copy of Bonnie Mosen’s popular and informative read on job seeking when blind, called “It’s Off to Work we Go”, …

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Make accessibility discussion more accessible, don’t use the #a11y hashtag

18 May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. This is an excellent initiative which seeks to put accessibility on the radars of those who may not think about it very often. Many web and app developers either don’t know that assistive technology exists, or due to their limited exposure to assistive technology users, think that no …

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Response to the “Girl Gone Blind” post, “To the Child who has a Blind Parent”

***Updated on 28 March 2017.   Today, Maria Johnson, author of the post that prompted me to write this response, substantially reworked her original article. So while the link to her post which you’ll find in this article still works, the article you’ll see is quite different from the piece that deeply troubled some blind …

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Apple Should Enable The Existing iPhone Feature We Can’t Use

As is customary at this time of year, the iPhone rumour mill is in overdrive. Pundits are expecting a particularly big release this year, as Apple celebrates iPhone’s 10th anniversary. Already, we’re hearing rumours about wireless charging, facial recognition, and fancier screens. The wireless charging seems like a certainty, and I suspect this feature was …

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My Keynote Address to the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

BELIEF A keynote address delivered by Jonathan Mosen to the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired on 3 November 2016   It’s an honour to be with you today, to be in the presence of so many people who are changing lives and facilitating opportunity. I’m mindful that there’s a lot going …

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Important note for VMWare Fusion users regarding upgrading to MacOS Sierra

As I write this post, it’s only a few hours until Apple officially releases MacOS Sierra. The new operating system offers some welcome new features, including Siri, and being able to unlock your Mac automatically when you’re wearing your Apple Watch. While I use some Mac applications and enjoy all the continuity features of the …

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