Author’s note. Due to the amount of interest in this post, I update it from time-to-time with additional information and experiences. If you would like to support keeping this post current, I’d be super grateful if, when joining Aira, you …

A review of Aira. What it is, how it works, and the ways it has changed my life Read more »

Back in the days of Symbian and Windows mobile, Talks and MobileSpeak, I operated a popular email group called BlindPhones. We actively encouraged product comparisons on the list, so not only could you compare the different platforms and discuss how …

Announcing the Accessible Phones for the Blind email group Read more »

Revision History 17 June 2016 Expanded on the use of OK Google Refined discussion of Focus Speech Audio   Introduction If you read this blog on a regular basis, you’ll already know that I enjoy playing with new technology. Since …

One Blind Guy’s Experience with Android. How accessible is it really? Read more »

As I’ve said before on my blog and in some of my books, growing up when I did has given me an appreciation of how much change today’s assistive technology had delivered. I well remember having to memorise how many …

Input on your Touch Screen: Is it Under your Thumbs, or at your Fingertips? Read more »

Although “iOS 7 Without the Eye” was released in September, “Tweeting Blind” is actually the first tech-related book I wrote. It’s been a much bigger project, and I’m proud that it’s available today in a wide range of formats through …

My New Book, “Tweeting Blind”, is Now Available Read more »

I’ve always enjoyed Kathryn Ryan’s interviewing style. So it was a pleasure to go into the Radio New Zealand Wellington studios today to meet her and talk accessibility to a mainstream audience. Her questions were excellent, and hopefully introduced more …

Interview with Kathryn Ryan on Radio New Zealand National Read more »