Accessibility compared – Zoom, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams

These three meeting platforms all have several accessibility features and are all very popular, but which is the most accessible for young braillists? Zoom Accessibility rating: 9/10 Zoom have tried very hard to make their meeting platform accessible to everyone, and they have added a lot of accessibility features to their mobile and desktop apps…… Continue reading Accessibility compared – Zoom, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams

The Benefits of using CSS for styling your web pages

You have probably heard of The three components of the web (HTML, JavaScript and CSS), but why is CSS even needed What is it? CSS stands for cascading style sheets. It is a way to style an HTML document without adding inline style tags (e.g. style=”background-color:…; color:…;”) to all elements on the page that you…… Continue reading The Benefits of using CSS for styling your web pages

This Thursday’s useful app – Soundscape

This is a recovered post from Blogger. It is the first post in our Appy Thursday’s series. Posted: 02 May 2019 09:56 AM PDT This Thursday’s useful app is Microsoft Soundscape Rating: (open frac)4.5(fraction line)5(close frac) stars Description: Soundscape is a free app developed by Microsoft to help you get around. It tells you what’s…… Continue reading This Thursday’s useful app – Soundscape

This Thursday’s useful app – Blindfold Games

This is a recovered post from Blogger. Posted: 09 May 2019 01:03 AM PDT This Thursdays useful apps are Blindfold Games! Overall rating: (open frac)4(fraction line)5(close frac) stars Description: Blindfold games are accessible games that you play on an iPhone or iPad. For example, there is Blindfold Connect which is electronic connect 4 and Blindfold…… Continue reading This Thursday’s useful app – Blindfold Games

This Thursday’s useful app – All Football

This is a recovered post from Blogger. Posted: 16 May 2019 12:17 AM PDT Calling all football fans! This Thursday’s useful app is All Football which is the ultimate, free and accesiible football app. You can check out fixtures and results in leagues round  the world or browse the top football news. Get this app…… Continue reading This Thursday’s useful app – All Football

This Thursday’s useful app – Trainline

This is a recovered post from Blogger. Posted: 28 May 2019 12:02 AM PDT The Trainline App Rating: (open frac)4(fraction line)5(close frac) stars Description: Today’s useful app is Trainline which is a great app for checking train times with VoiceOver. How to download: Either search ”trainline UK” on the app store or Google Play store…… Continue reading This Thursday’s useful app – Trainline

This Thursday’s useful app – WhatsApp

This is a recovered post from Blogger. Posted: 13 Jun 2019 03:14 AM PDT Rating: 4 of 5 Description:  WhatsApp is a free accessible messaging service which is good to have but sometimes the odd accessibility bug crops up. e.g. there used to be a bug that when you swiped through recipients there was an…… Continue reading This Thursday’s useful app – WhatsApp