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The Mobile Revolution for people who are blind or have low vision

The Mobile Revolution for people who are blind or have low vision Resources Tech Tips Technology

If you’ve ever watched an episode of Star Trek, you will doubtless recall how the crew of the Starship Enterprise was able to keep in touch with each other by means of a small device, called a communicator, attached to their uniforms, and to access data and a galaxy of other information via hand-held tricorders.…

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142 Useful Voice Commands for Siri

142 Useful Voice Commands for Siri Tech Tips Technology

Refresh your memory of what Siri can do for you on your iPhone, iPad and HomePod with this list of useful commands. Do you use Siri to its full potential? Perhaps it’s time to refresh your memory with this list of useful things you can ask it to do for you. Control your devices Siri…

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How to Create a Foolproof Smart Home Security System

How to Create a Foolproof Smart Home Security System Smart Homes Tech Tips Technology

Home security systems can give you valuable peace of mind, primarily when you can’t monitor the premises in person. Even better, many of today’s options have smart technologies that employ facial recognition, cloud data storage and more. If you’ve decided to invest in a smart home security system, here are five tips on how to…

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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting up Your Smart Home

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting up Your Smart Home Smart Homes Tech Tips Technology

Deciding to transition your abode into a smart home is an exciting choice that can make your life more convenient. However, everyone can make mistakes when doing things for the first time. Here’s what not to do when setting up your smart home. 1. Choosing Cost Over Quality It’s understandable if you need to stick to a…

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11 Smart Home Devices You Didn’t Know Existed

11 Smart Home Devices You Didn't Know Existed Smart Homes Tech Tips Technology

Smart home devices are fundamentally changing the way we live our lives, turning our homes into tech wonderlands. With connected appliances, the dream of controlling every single aspect of our homes with a virtual butler is fast becoming reality. Aside from the usual suspects – smart TVs, smart bulbs, smart speakers, smart thermostats, smart door…

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Best smart home systems for a connected domicile

Best smart home systems for a connected domicile Smart Homes Tech Tips Technology

Best smart home systems for a connected domicile by Christopher Null, Freelance Contributor, TechHive on May 1, 2018 Your home is only as smart as the hub that orchestrates everything behind the scenes. Whether you want a generalist automation kit or a security-savvy alarm system, these DIY tools are the best of the bunch. From smart light…

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Be My Eyes Tech Support

Be My Eyes Tech Support Tech Tips Technology

Be My Eyes users can now get tech support from Microsoft – Android Community This information was originally published by Android Community and can be read here. The Be My Eyes app is one of the best apps around for the visually-impaired as they can ask for help from more than 850,000 volunteers to help…

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Top Magnification Apps For The Blind and Visually Impaired

Top Magnification Apps For The Blind and Visually Impaired Tech Tips Technology

Are you searching for the Top Magnification Apps for the Blind & Visually Impaired – search no further! Did you know that approximately 10% of the American population has low vision? That is why magnification is a necessity for this population to keep their independence.  In addition many of this population has access to an iPhone or…

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Top Productivity Apps for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Top Productivity Apps for the Blind and Visually Impaired Tech Tips Technology Training

One of the great benefits of the iOS devices is to assist us in staying productive.  For people with vision impairment or blindness there are several apps that support our unique needs.  Below are a few of my favorites. VoiceDream reader Holy cow, if I had to pick an app for accessing enlarged print or…

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