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Talking iOS 11 in a free webinar, Monday 8 PM US Eastern time

Tuesday’s the day. Specifically, at 1 Pm US Eastern time, 10 AM Pacific, iOS 11 will become Apple’s officially supported operating system for all compatible iDevices. That makes Monday iOS 11 eve, so let’s get together and talk about it. On Monday night at 8 PM US Eastern time, I’m delighted to accept an invitation …

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“iOS 11 Without the Eye” available for instant download

It’s been a long time in the researching and writing, and we’re proud to have just pressed the button to make iOS 11 Without the Eye live in the Mosen Consulting Store. Once again, it’s only $19.95 USD, yet it is coming in at over 41,000 words. This year, to make things easier, we decided …

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Face ID Accessibility. Apple offers some answers

As discussed in The Blind Side Podcast episode 53, Apple today made a series of hardware announcements. Understandably, the announcement that has caused the most social media chatter in the blind community relates to the iPhone X, and it’s new Face ID feature. Apple has earned our trust over the years by ensuring that its …

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Mosen Consulting news. Preparing for Apple’s big week and more

Here at Mosen Consulting, there’s been a lot going on. So we thought we’d better stop to draw breath and bring you up-to-date. Before we do so, however, Bonnie and I would first like to send our best wishes to everyone affected by the severe weather events in the northern hemisphere. You’re in our thoughts. …

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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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