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One of my most used) features of the iPhone is its camera. For the past few years the camera has been predominantly used in conjunction with apps to identify objects, detect sources of light, read the screens of electronic devices and to scan and convert printed text. More recently I’ve developed an interest in photography and videography, with a view to begin taking snaps and producing my own videos showcasing my daily life, interesting activities and hobbies. The accessibility of Apple’s iOS devices is leagues ahead of that on other platforms, and that advancement in accessibility has extended to the camera to the point where it is now possible, with a little training and practice, to accurately take pictures and shoot video with no sight at all.

iPhone Photography From A Blind Person’s Point Of View




As an all-round keyboard for your Mac or iOS device offering a decent typing experience, a small form factor, useful yet uncluttered features and quiet operation, the Magic Keyboard is worth consideration and almost manages to justify its asking price.

Apple Magic Keyboard With Numeric KeyPad Review


Like you, Blind people use our hearing to communicate with others, enjoy entertainment (music, film, TV etc) and to hear the sounds of the world around us. We however rely on our hearing as a means to stay safe, to navigate our surroundings, and, primarily in combination with our sense of touch, to explore everything that you would using your eyes. For some of us our hearing plays another key role, allowing us to perform echo location. Echo location is a means to use hearing to determine the location and properties of an object in space.

Echo Location: Listening to Objects and the Environment


One of the first apps I developed for the Windows platform was a rendition of the classic game 'Guess The Number' with some ridiculous difficulty levels and plenty of bugs. I thought it had been lost to the depths of time until it was unearthed during the rebuilding of this website.

We All Start Somewhere



I and others feel that the portrayal of disability doesn’t accurately reflect its true nature. Through a combination of straight-talking honesty, total openness and (hopefully) a large collective of readers, I hope to share what it’s really like to be a disabled person today.

The disability series Introduction