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disabilities

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Windows 8 will be more accessible to those with disabilities

The new OS will see some improvements in its accessibility features, making it easier for people who are visually impaired or face other disabilities.

By Feb. 15, 2012

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Woof to Wash, a bark-activated washing machine

Man's best friend can help disabled owners with cleaning chores by turning on a washing machine at the sound of a bark.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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FCC votes to begin testing an overhaul of US phone system

Citing the "Internet Revolution," FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announces a series of experiments aimed at replacing the country's aging analog transmission infrastructure with an updated IP-based system.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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How to enable on, off switch labels in iOS 7

If the green and white indicators for switches in iOS 7 aren't enough for you, you can easily add an extra indicator.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Facebook crowdsourcing gives lonely boy 1.4 million friends

For a surprise birthday gift, a Michigan mom creates a Facebook page to show her son -- who has Asperger syndrome -- that he can have friends all over the world.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Body Dryer air-dries you off, no towel necessary

A futuristic body-drying gadget goes in for crowdfunding with the goal of getting rid of towels once and for all.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Kindle Fire line builds its voice and touch accessibility skills

Amazon is expanding support for two important accessibility features to its entire Kindle Fire tablet series.

By Dec. 7, 2012

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Get 10 indie games for five bucks

No paying extra to unlock the really good games, just 10 solid titles for a mere 50 cents apiece. Plus a little charitable contribution for good measure.

By Jul. 24, 2013

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More than 7m Brits are yet to use the Internet, government says

Some 15 per cent of UK adults have never used the Web, with the most vulnerable in society least likely to have experienced its wonder.

By Feb. 22, 2013

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Add handwriting input to Gmail on the Web

Looking for a faster way to input characters from languages other than English? Or maybe you have a need for handwriting input when writing e-mail? Check out these easy steps for enabling the handwriting input feature in Gmail.

By Oct. 25, 2013