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 …
Firstly, something awesome:
Hard to believe I’m actually 40! I had a wonderful day and really enjoyed the dinner we had to celebrate.
In less awesome news, my health continues to be outrageously bad. This is very frustrating and is significantly slowing down my ability to write and make blog posts, for which I apologise.
Hocus Focus hides inactive Mac apps automatically – helps users to be less distracted.
Wrise is a new and specialized word processor for Mac OS X with lots of assistive technology built in. Another great offering from AssistiveWare, who brought us Proloquo2Go and many other accessibility apps for Mac and iOS.
Apple Watch / Smart Watches
How to use Apple WatchKit + HomeKit to Control Lights – This is exactly the sort of home automation that will be awesome for me! Excited!
HomeKit / Smart Home / Internet Of Things
Article: Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Apple’s HomeKit – HomeKit is “Apple Does Home Automation” and I am excited about it
My Memory App – An App for helping and teaching people with impaired memory.
Indi: Robot phone dock that waves arms when you have a call – Useful for deaf/HoH users?
iMacompanion: Kickstarted accessory puts a USB 3.0 port at the front of your iMac – much easier to reach.
Secure Grip Earphones that Won’t Fall Out of Your Ears – extra useful if you need help with earbuds.
Here on ATMac
New articles for this week:
Lanyards and Straps for iPhones and iPod Touches
Did you see anything else online that I missed? Leave a comment or drop me a line!