Go ON Gold

online access for disabled people

August 2012

Boost awareness of technology, says Julie Howell

Submitted 9 August, 2012 - 22:43
Julie Howell

Disabled people do not need to understand the concept of “web accessibility” or other technical ideas to use computers beneficially, one leading inclusion expert has told Go ON Gold.

“Georgie” Apps Make Smartphones Smarter

Submitted 9 August, 2012 - 22:28
Georgie on mobile phone

A new family of “apps” is opening up the world of smartphones for blind and visually impaired users, helping with day-to-day tasks such as catching a bus, as well as normal phone functions like calling and texting.