Google Text-to-speech Filipino Language for Talkback Screen Reader is Now Available

Google Pixel XL Accessible Android Phone
Google Pixel XL Accessible Android Phone
A very accessible Android phone called Google Pixel XL

Last October, Google has finally released the Filipino language support on its 3.13.3 update for their text-to-speech engine for Android and other products. Google TTS converts the text into speech which can be useful especially for visually impaired users of Talkback, a screen reader built-in to Android operating system.Continue reading Google Text-to-speech Filipino Language for Talkback Screen Reader is Now Available

A Blind Legend: An Accessible Audio Game Podcast (Headphones Recommended)

A Blind Legend is an accessible audio game for visually impaired gamers but sighted people are also welcome to try it for them to become more familiar with blindness and how a blind person is able to move around his or her surroundings. It is not perfect, but the realism is evident in the game, as well as the accuracy of the sound positions and other sound effects.

A Blind Legend Podcast (Headphones Recommended) hosted by Sarah

This is the first episode of our podcast about A Blind Legend, an audio game for the visually impaired people. This exciting, accessible audio game for the blind is available on the App Store for iOS, Play Store for Android and there are also Windows and Mac versions of A Blind Legend. Both mobile versions of the game are free, while the Mac and PC versions cost 229.95 pesos.Continue reading A Blind Legend: An Accessible Audio Game Podcast (Headphones Recommended)

iPhone And Android Podcast Fourth Episode

In this podcast, Sarah will be talking about the Apple iPhone’s accessibility feature called Voiceover that can be found in Settings > Generals > Accessibility.

iPhone and Android Podcast Fourth Episode Hosted by Sarah

This is the fourth episode of our podcast regarding the accessibility with iPhone and Android devices. The following are the topics discussed in this presentation:Continue reading iPhone And Android Podcast Fourth Episode

iPhone and Android Podcast Third Episode

Accessible Android phone
Samsung Android phone

Sarah will be talking more about Android accessibility like the selfie apps in this episode of our podcast regarding iPhone and
Android devices.

iPhone and Android Podcast

This is the third episode of our podcast about iPhone and Android and their accessibility features.

In this episode, there are two topics that were discussed.Continue reading iPhone and Android Podcast Third Episode

iPhone and Android Podcast Second Episode

This is the second episode of our podcast about Android, iPhone and their accessibility features.

In this episode, our discussion is focused more on the Android device and its Talkback feature. Talkback is the screen reader for Android used by visually impaired mobile users. Like the Voiceover on the iPhone, it enables the blind to use their touch screen phone.

The following is the list of topics discussed in this podcast:Continue reading iPhone and Android Podcast Second Episode

iPhone and Android Podcast First Episode

In this very first episode of our podcast, you will learn how to operate your Android or iPhone/iOS device using the accessibility feature called Talkback on the Android and Voiceover on the iPhone. If you are blind or sighted who know someone who is blind, this will be benefitial for you.

The four topics discussed are the following:Continue reading iPhone and Android Podcast First Episode

JAWS Scripts for Skype, SkypeTalking and their features

People Using Skype
Skype in action

For those who use Skype especially the visually impaired internet users, this short tutorial maybe beneficial. I will teach you how to do few things on Skype using ascreen reader such as clicking a URL within a message, iniciating or accepting a file transfer and many more. I hope at the end of this tutorial, you will learn how to manipulate Skype more effectively even youโ€™re not using the mouse.Continue reading JAWS Scripts for Skype, SkypeTalking and their features