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Adult Books--Computers & Technology


Android Commands and Settings
A Reference Guide for Eyes-Free Users. Ana Garza's reference guide of Android commands with brief explanations assumes you already know how to use Android, but may occasionally need help remembering an accessibility command or setting.
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Anyone Can Play: Accessible Games for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Not long ago, the only games available to a braille reader were a deck of braille cards and a few expensive board games. Gloriously, the iPhone has brought us all manner of portable accessible diversions - from word puzzles to fantasy adventures. And anyone can play, no experience required! A host of blind gamers have put together their favorite accessible iDevice game apps; they tell you how they work and what it takes to win!
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Computer Braille Code Reference Card
A free listing of all the computer braille code symbols.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Computers You Can Talk To: Siri, Alexa, Google Now, and Cortana
The book is an overview, giving you an idea what sorts of things you can expect from each assistant. It tells you how to acquire and set up each assistant and, in the case of Amazon's products, the cost.
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Everything You Need to Know to Use the Mac with El Capitan and VoiceOver
This guide on Apple Macintosh computers running the El Capitan Operating System is intended for all blind users - whether you have already been using Windows, currently have a Mac and want to use it more effectively, or are considering purchasing a Mac. It explains how to use VoiceOver (Apple's onboard screen reader), learn the keyboard layout, choose preferences, navigate text, surf the Web, and use many of the standard applications that come with the Mac, such as Apple Mail, Safari (Apple's web browser), iTunes, and TextEdit. It covers different models of MacBook and iMac.
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Get the Picture! Viewing the World with the iPhone Camera
Judy Dixon applies the knowledge she has gained from months of research on iPhone photography and has put into practice strategies enabling people who are blind to enjoy creating and sharing their own photographs of the world around them.
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Getting Started with Android
We hit pay dirt when JJ Meddaugh and Ana Garza of AT Guys agreed to write a soup-to-nuts Android book. So if you've been thinking about trying Android but have questions about its level of accessibility, Getting Started with Android gives you the skinny. Learn how to use Android with the accessibility feature TalkBack, from first time set-up to basic gestures, modified standard gestures, voice actions, installing and using apps, and much more. If you are new to Android or thinking of going Google, Getting Started with Android fits the bill.
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Getting Started with the iPhone and iOS 10
This new edition of our soup-to-nuts tutorial for beginners contains everything you need to know to get started using the iPhone and the iOS 9 operating system.
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iOS 10 Reference Card
Anna Dresner has updated her iOS reference card for 10! Don't miss Anna Dresner’s quick, handy guide to VoiceOver, Bluetooth keyboard, and braille displays - all in one handy booklet! Keep it within reach!
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iOS 10 Without the Eye
iOS 10 is more powerful, more open, and more accessible than iOS has ever been, and, once again, Jonathan Mosen has written an easy-to-read book explaining it all.
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Mac Reference Card
Janet Ingber's handy Mac reference card, including some new additions for El Capitan.
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The Mac Sierra Operating System: A Brief Overview of What's New
Popular technology writer Janet Ingber takes you through a brief overview of what's new in the Mac Sierra operating system.
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Microsoft Outlook Keystroke Compendium
Applies to: Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007
Use Outlook to manage email, set and assign tasks, schedule meetings, and more, all using keyboard shortcuts. The shortcuts in this article refer to the U.S. keyboard layout.
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Out and About: Our Favorite Travel Apps
Two dozen, tried-and-true travel apps that are, in one way or another, related to moving around - from moving around town to moving around the world.
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Outlook 2010 with Jaws, Window-Eyes, and System Access
Outlook 2010 with JAWS, Window-Eyes, and System Access
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The Abundant Bookshelf: Reading Books on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
Author Judith Dixon explores iOS reading apps, focusing the type of user experience: human voice narrators, synthesized voice narrators, or reading refreshable braille. She also offers a quick glimpse at 14 other apps for reading books on an iDevice.
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Twenty-Two Useful Apps for Blind iPhone Users (2nd Edition)
Did you know you can use an iPhone to take your blood pressure, listen to turn-by-turn walking or driving directions, record the budding musician in you, and so much more? If you have, or are thinking about getting, an iPhone, order this booklet!
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Windows 10 Keystroke Compendium
Dean Martineau's comprehensive collection of keystrokes available in Windows 10, containing keystrokes which are either available anywhere in Windows or are used in many different apps, as well as application-specific keystrokes. Dean also provides touch-screen gestures supported by screen readers (JAWS version 17 and NVDA version 2015.3).
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Windows 7 and Vista Explained: A Guide for Blind and Partially Sighted Users
Dr. Sarah Morley Wilkins and Steve Griffiths offer this new step-by-step guide on Microsoft Windows 7 and Vista, written specifically for blind users. The fifth book in the "Windows Explained" series from the Royal National Institute for the Blind, this tutorial starts with the basics and guides users through topics such as file management, troubleshooting, and using the Internet. Written from a non-visual perspective, this guide will also benefit adaptive technology trainers and people supporting users with sight loss. By special arrangement with RNIB, NBP is offering the full range of formats (with American braille) to customers in the United States and Canada only.
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Children's Book of the Month!

Measuring Penny

Cover image of 'Measuring Penny'

Price: $17.00
Format: Print/Braille

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