GoToMeeting – Review

Summary No blind friendly windows accessible app. Works perfectly fine if you use the web app though. The Android and iOS version is also screen reader friendly. Short Introduction GoToMeeting is a web-hosted service created and marketed by LogMeIn. It is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing software package that enables the userContinue reading GoToMeeting – Review

Bank Zero – Accessibility Review for the Blind and Visually impaired

What is Bank Zero? In short, Bank Zero is a mutual digital-only bank offering its services via a smartphone app to businesses and individuals in South Africa. Currently, the mutual digital bank is adding potential customers on a staggered basis. New customers interested in joining will be placed in a waiting queue which, according toContinue reading Bank Zero – Accessibility Review for the Blind and Visually impaired

BritBox – Quick Accessibility overview from a blindness perspective

What is BritBox? BritBox is an online digital video subscription service, operating as a joint venture of the BBC and ITV plc, serving the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia, and South Africa. It is focused on British television series and films, mainly featuring current and past series and films supplied from the main UKContinue reading BritBox – Quick Accessibility overview from a blindness perspective

Accessible alternatives to Whatsapp Messenger

What’s the deal? WhatsApp is now reserving the right to share data it collects about you with the broader Facebook network, which includes Instagram, regardless of whether you have accounts or profiles there. Much of the policy, which is about monetising WhatsApp, is broadly in line with what came before, but it now states clearlyContinue reading Accessible alternatives to Whatsapp Messenger

10 OF THE BEST FOODS THAT MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER

It’s something many of us hope for and now we know that there may actually be something we all can do to increase our chances of having it. We’re talking about life, more specifically, we’re talking about living a long life. Who doesn’t want to live into their 80s, 90’s or maybe even 100? AssumingContinue reading 10 OF THE BEST FOODS THAT MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER

SHORT-TERM JOB OPPORTUNITIES – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE. South Africa

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is contributing to the Job creation pronounced by the Head of the State under Presidential Employment Stimulus Packages. The department invites suitably qualified citizens to apply for opportunities available across the nation. The opportunities will be localised following the District Development Model. Participants will gain varied technical skillsContinue reading SHORT-TERM JOB OPPORTUNITIES – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE. South Africa

Using Your Smartwatch As A Sleep Tracker Is A Bad Idea

Wearable devices are about to have a moment, and manufacturers are hoping you’ll sleep through it. At the Worldwide Developers Conference 2020, Apple announced that it is adding “sleep-tracking” capabilities to its Apple Watch, the dominant wearable on the market. While it’s surprising that Apple never pushed hard for sleep features before, there may be a goodContinue reading Using Your Smartwatch As A Sleep Tracker Is A Bad Idea

Amazing wearable could detect epileptic seizures an hour before they strike

In just a few short years, wearable devices have gone from futuristic “nice to haves” to real world, here-this-minute lifesavers. But while most of us are content to take our Apple Watch Series 6 blood oxygen sensors for a spin, researchers like Oren Shriki, of the Department of Cognitive and Brain Sciences at Israel’s Ben-GurionContinue reading Amazing wearable could detect epileptic seizures an hour before they strike

9 Reasons Why Making Assumptions is Dangerous

Written by Sarah Blick. “When you assume, you make an ASS out of U and ME” I first heard these words of wisdom years ago when I was learning to drive. I’d made an assumption about what another driver was going to do. My driving instructor’s response told me my assumption was incorrect. He hitContinue reading 9 Reasons Why Making Assumptions is Dangerous