A peep from VoiceOver, a built-in accessibility feature for Apple devices

VoiceOver is a “natural-sounding” screen reader built into many Apple products that also provides Braille support.

Here is a tutorial for accessing and using VoiceOver on Apple computers.

And here is a guide for accessing VoiceOver on iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

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From leather keychain to a product in the Apple store in just one year

Designer Mike Macadaan describes how his idea for a leather keychain resulted in the Cord Taco™, a cord storage case, for sale in the Apple store in just one year as well as the Cordito™ and the Cordlupa™ which organize multiple cables.

The Cord Taco at Apple.com.

The Cord Taco at Apple.com.

 

The Cord Taco should not be eaten.

The Cord Taco should not be eaten.

A suite of products for thwarting cable tangles.

A suite of products for thwarting cable tangles.

CNET News video on smartwatches from Samsung, Qualcomm, Sony and more

This CNET News video is a touch more than a month old as I post, but it still may interest you. There are a few words also on the Apple iWatch which may be introduced in 2014 as an accessory to the iPhone, plus efforts from Microsoft, Google, Dell and more.

Smartwatches

Bloomberg Businessweek offers this article about the pending offerings of Apple and Samsung smartwatches. With the increase in both web-enabled TVs offering huge viewports and smartwatches, though they are big for watches, offering tiny viewports, design for web sites and email probably needs to consider an ever-increasing range of viewing sizes and needs.

Smartwatch

The I’m Watch, created by Blue Sky in 2011.