Archive: February 2020

Apple Watch 4 offers fall detection

The Apple Watch: A New Tool for Fall Detection

February 14, 2020 | Leave a Comment

by Cody Froeter, CVRT

  For many older individuals, falls are a major concern that can have serious consequences. According to the CDC, more than one in four seniors 65 years and older fall each year. People with vision loss have almost double the risk of experiencing a fall. These falls can lead to a lower quality of life, […] Read More »

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WINDOWS + A is a quick keystroke to take you to the Action Center where you can manage all your notifications in Windows 10

Saying Good-Bye to Windows 7

July 22, 2019 | Leave a Comment

by David Flament

It is time to say goodbye. Yes, it is time to say goodbye to Windows 7. Many of you may be saying, “No I love my Windows 7! I don’t want to switch to Windows 10.” So, why do you have to upgrade to Windows 10? Microsoft has been saying support for Windows 7 will […] Read More »

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Apple Watch: Convenience or Necessity?

March 15, 2018 | 7 Comments

by David Flament

  As the manager of assistive technology at Second Sense, I love to keep up with the new products and devices that can benefit our clients.  When Apple brought out their new watch, I was intrigued.  But I waited until a few generations had been produced before putting my money down.  Just like with new […] Read More »

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Thousands of Podcasts: What’s Your Favorite?

November 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

by David Flament

  Do You Listen to Podcasts? Google the words “podcast genres” and you’ll be amazed at the amount of content available in a podcast format.  There’s a podcast for just about anything you can think of – dramas, music, comedy, religion, history, horror, science fiction, crime, arts, food, games, travel, fashion – the list never […] Read More »

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JAWS vs. NVDA: Hearing Another Voice

July 15, 2017 | 4 Comments

by David Flament

I often talk to our clients about the need to learn a second screen reader and have even blogged on the subject.  I use both JAWS and NVDA on a regular basis.  I want to share my experience with a recent JAWS update and how NVDA came to the rescue. The Crash Back in April, […] Read More »

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