Here are some of the best articles, links, and new products that I have spotted online in the past week or so which have some relevance to Apple products and disabled or chronically ill users …
Third Party Keyboards in iOS 8 – what’s good for accessibility?
Home Automation / Internet Of Things
BelayCords are reversible USB charging cords for iPhone and Android. They are rugged, durable, and come with a lifetime warranty. I’ve backed this one myself – they’ve already raised an incredible 75 times what their goal amount was, so I’m imagining a lot of others want one too…
There were two different “smart pens” around this week too, both of which already raised their goal amounts:
Equil Smartpen 2: Real ink. Real paper. Digitized. Equil Smartpen 2 captures notes, sketches with a real pen.
N2 – Writing experience of a pen with added digital convenience.
Rico – Turn your used smartphone into a smarthome device. Rico is the world’s first smart-home security device that uses your spare smartphone as its brain and eyes.
Fever Smart: The smart patch thermometer for kids. A thermometer you can check from your smartphone could be especially useful for those who are medically fragile and their parents/carers.
Ambi Climate: The Smart Add-on For Your Air Conditioner. Learns about your habits & home environment. Auto adjusts AC for ideal temperature & energy savings using infra-red. Remote access via Android/iPhone.
Here on ATMac
New articles for this week:
Coming up soon I’ll be doing a series on iOS 8 keyboards specifically geared at accessibility questions. What’s your favourite iOS 8 keyboard?
Did you see anything else online that I missed? Leave a comment or drop me a line!