[NFB-NM] FW: The November issue of AccessWorld Is Now Available

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Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss


The November issue of AccessWorld
=ea44587093&e=c806462bb1>  is now available on our website.

This issue features: 

*	Happy Holidays from
=0fb3c8a4ac&e=c806462bb1>  AccessWorld!


*	Holiday Gift Guide: Unique and Affordable Gifts for People with
Visual Impairments, by Deborah Kendrick
I've rounded up some ideas both practical and whimsical, from specialty
niche vendors and major mainstream retailers, and most are less than $100.
Some are even free.


*	AccessWorld's 2017 Online Shopping Guide, by Janet Ingber
It's November, the holidays are approaching, and it's time for AccessWorld's
online shopping guide. This year Hickory Farms, Macy's, ThinkGeek, and
Walmart are reviewed.


*	Be My Eyes Now Available for Android, by Bill Holton
Be My Eyes is a mobile app that pairs sighted volunteers with individuals
with visual impairments who would appreciate a bit of remote assistance. The
app is free, both to download and to use.and now it's available for Android!


*	The Accessible Home: A Look at Laundry Room Accessibility, by Bill
When seeking out an accessible washer and dryer, what I learned was mostly
discouraging. There was one bright spot, however, a totally accessible
washer-dryer set made possible by the curiosity of a 13-year-old named Jack.


*	Keeping it Portable: Comparing Braille Displays on iOS Devices, Part
I, by Scott Davert
This first in a series of three articles covering some of the most popular
braille displays on the market discusses the Smart Beetle from HIMS and the
RefreshaBraille 18 from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH).


*	What's New in iOS 11, by Janet Ingber
In September Apple released iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 11
offers enhancements to accessibility features and to the operating system


*	Book Review:
=41849fb9a6&e=c806462bb1>  iOS 11 Without the Eye by Jonathan Mosen, by
Jamie Pauls 
For anyone who wants to gain an understanding of what to expect in iOS 11,
and make an informed decision about whether and when to update their
devices, iOS 11 Without the Eye is a well-written, thorough resource you
will find yourself referring back to over the course of many weeks.


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*	Letters to the Editor

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