***Update*** On July 26, I received yet another support Email saying in part, Dear Steve, Thank you for contacting Weight Watchers. My name is [Name redacted] and I will be more than happy to assist you with troubleshooting your application. Continue reading It may be just an app, but sometimes, it’s why my life sucks.
Before I’m dismissed as just another hater, let me say that like many, I couldn’t wait for the Apple Watch. I thought the idea was cool, the tech was cool, the possible use cases were cool. To that end, I Continue reading Most frustrating piece of tech I have? The Apple Watch.
Too often, we are quick to criticize developers for not doing enough to make their apps accessible. Today, I’d like to extend my thanks to one who has consistently embraced accessibility. Threema is a messaging application that offers end-to-end Continue reading Thank you, Threema, for caring about accessibility @ThreemaApp
Well, it’s that time of year already, that magical, mystical time that we call CSUN. CSUN is the 31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. It’s a place where learning is shared, ideas are conceived, people throughout the Continue reading Anyone care what sessions I’ll be attending at #CSUN16? That’s OK, I’ll tell you anyway.
My mouth dropped open in disbelief when a friend, Grace, told me about an app designed to help the blind stop rocking back and forth, something that many blind people do. There’s lots of reasons for the rocking that I Continue reading iFidget, an app to help blind people stop rocking, good idea or bad?
Now that Markus has turned 16, he’s wanting to find a job, after all, what 16-year-old can’t use some extra money? :). Back in my day, this was an exciting time and there was never a shortage of things a Continue reading Glad I’m not 16 and looking for my first job
Earlier this morning, I heard of iReg, an app that allows one to make audio recordings on the Apple Watch. In this brief episode, I provide a brief overview of the app. Darren Duff, @Darren_Duff on Twitter, has done a Continue reading Demonstrating iReg, an app that allows recording on the Apple Watch
This is a rather technical article, but if you’ve ever wondered why screen readers sometimes read one type of information, such as a label on a form field and sometimes another, such as a description, this may help explain. The Continue reading How the W3C Text Alternative Computation Works – SSB BART Group
As a member of the accessibility community, I have the pleasure of getting to work with a wide variety of folks, all of whom approach accessibility with a somewhat different mindset. There are those, for example, who feel that accessibility Continue reading Thank you, MNsure, for giving me one more reason to hate ARIA
If you’re not familiar with Marco Zehe, you definitely should be. Marco, @MarcoInEnglish on Twitter, has done an incredible amount to ensure that Mozilla products and services are accessible. In whatever free time he has left over from that, he Continue reading The web accessibility basics – Marco’s Accessibility Blog