AfterShokz are wireless headphones which use bone conduction to transmit sound through the bones of your skull and, unlike standard headphones, don’t cover your ear. Bone-conduction headphones can be used by people with certain types of hearing loss such as those with Treacher-Collins Syndrome, and are favoured by some blind users because they don’t cut off audio input from the surroundings the way regular headphones do. Continue readingAfterShokz: Bone Conduction Headphones
Recently I’ve stumbled upon a new holder for the iPad that I hoped would end up being the missing link I’ve been looking for in my quest to find a way to make the iPad work for me. It’s called the “Hand-e-holder” and it’s unlike any other holder I’ve seen thus far.
Switchamajig IR lets you control infra-red controlled toys and appliances with an iPhone or iPad directly – this video makes it look simple and so appealing:
Braille Writer Pro was designed to be helpful for sighted people working to learn Braille.
- Handles both Grade 1 and Grade 2 contracted and uncontracted Braille
- Translates Braille to English
- Reads / Writes .DXB files
- Supports emailing and printing files with and without translation
- Dictionary that supports both Braille and English
Braille Writer lets you use six keys from a standard Apple keyboard as if they were a braille keyboard, and displays the resulting braille visually on the screen so that sighted students can practice their braille entry and reading skills on a regular computer.
The Dimmy iPad screen cover looks like a possible solution for those who are very sensitive to bright lights, especially at night.
The dimmy is a reusable screen cover that makes it easy to dim your screen below the minimum brightness setting.
With a dimmy, you can comfortably and discreetly use your iPad in any dark environment, expanding the iPad’s overall usability.
MacWorld have a nice article showing a range of the various types of covers, skins, and cases that are available to protect your MacBook or MacBook Pro. Continue readingHow to protect your MacBook