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Windows 7: A nicer Calculator! More Ribbon!

That’s right, folks. Microsoft really knows how to give us what we want, now. In Windows 7, we’ll get a calculator upgrade, and ribbon in default windows apps! Doesn’t that fill you with the unresistable desire to run out and … Continue reading

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Free Accessible Linux Distro

The following information comes from an email announcement in my inbox, this morning. I’m not exactly sure why we need another distro when we’ve already got Ubuntu, but it might help someone, and choice is never a bad thing. Post … Continue reading

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Accessible Second Life

Wonderful: just what I need. Another virtual world to suck up hours and hours of my time. Apparently, a group of folks has created scripts to make second life accessible to blind users. Interestingly, this happened in august, yet it … Continue reading

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Blind Gamers Chess Challenge

Another new game for the blind gamers of the world. Finally, a self voicing chess game to replace the now extremely old Winboard for JFW. This is Windows software; if you’re on OS X, you already have a perfectly accessible … Continue reading

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Any DVD Update

The program that allows you to remove the DRM from DVDs, so you can make copies or rip them to movie files on your computer, has been updated again. This is a Windows program; I haven’t found any similar programs … Continue reading

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Window Eyes 7.0 has been Released

Window /Eyes 7.0 is out, finally with scripting support. I’m not a huge Window Eyes fan, but I think comparing the number of features in the latest Window Eyes, the latest NVDA, and the latest System Access, with what we’re … Continue reading

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testing MacJournal

This is a test of MacJournal, a blogging and journaling program for the mac. Unfortunately, I get a “server error” whenever I try to download entries from my blog, but perhaps wordpress doesn’t yet support that feature. Or perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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