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sight-impaired

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For the sight-impaired, a phone that talks back

Concept is developed to identify functions when buttons are pressed.

By July 11, 2008

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Design your own 3D-printed braille phone

As we begin to scratch the surface of 3D-printing tech, OwnFone is ahead of the pack with its braille mobile phone.

By May 29, 2014

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'Eyes-Free Yoga' turns Kinect into teacher for the blind

"Exergame" aims to turn yoga into an activity the sight-impaired can enjoy more easily by tracking their motions and offering verbal cues on how to strike poses correctly.

By October 19, 2013

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'Life': A comic book for the blind

A design student creates a graphic novel for the sight-impaired that tells a simple story through touch.

By June 3, 2013

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The Week in Pictures: Hacked humans and modded cars

From cartoons without any pictures to street-legal bumper cars, to bioengineered veins, these are a few of the best tech photos of the week.

By June 7, 2013

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Prototype bodysuit tingles your Spidey senses

You don't need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to get a super-power. All you need is a special suit.

By February 24, 2013

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Follow-up report: President Obama signs Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act into law

President Barack Obama this week signed into law the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act.

By January 7, 2011

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MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a feature in which we answer questions e-mailed from our readers. This week we have questions on missing "new message" chimes in Mail, installing iPhoto from another computer, Time Machine drives not being recognized despite being formatted properly, and how to set a system to boot to the 64-bit kernel by default.

By October 1, 2010

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BOL 1030: SSL is SOL

Black Hat this week means lots of security vulnerabilities in the news, including the fact that SSL is now just SL thanks to an exploit discovered by Kaminsky and friends. We also decide that you can't fix stupid. Too bad. I wish we could.

By July 30, 2009

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Video: Smart Brabus Electric Drive sound generator tested

The Smart Brabus Electric Drive incorporates a gadget that may save the lives of the visually challenged--a sound generator that mimics the noise made by a traditional internal combustion engine.

By June 19, 2009