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

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Fri Jan 12 04:35:34 UTC 2018



Tonia Trapp, secretary

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From: AFB AccessWorld [mailto:accessworld=afb.net at mail143.wdc02.mcdlv.net]
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Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:39 PM
Subject: The January issue of AccessWorld Is Now Available







=894167e445&e=c806462bb1> American Foundation
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Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss



The January issue of
=f5ff1f3530&e=c806462bb1> AccessWorld is now available on our website.

This issue features:

=7ba4cd9865&e=c806462bb1> AccessWorld Recognizes the Birthday of Louis


*	BrailleSense Polaris: Ready for the Road, by Jamie Pauls
Those looking for a specialized notetaker that runs a mainstream operating
system and is able to use accessible mainstream apps should definitely
consider the BrailleSense Polaris.


*	A Big Compromise in Price With a Small Compromise in Features: a
Review of the Orbit Reader 20, by Scott Davert
More information on the Orbit Reader 20, including a report on the display's
performance as a notetaker and as a terminal connected to other devices.


*	Keeping It Portable: Comparing Braille Displays on iOS Devices, Part
III, by Scott Davert
Part III of this series reviews the VarioUltra and Actilino braille


*	What's New in watchOS 4, macOS High Sierra, and tvOS 11, by Janet
In September 2017, Apple released updates for its iOS devices, Apple Watch,
Mac computers, and Apple TV. The iOS update was described in the November
issue of AccessWorld. The three remaining operating system updates will be
discussed in this article.


*	Feel This: a Review of the Current State of Braille with Windows
Narrator, by Scott Davert
Microsoft has put a great deal of time and thought into developing braille
support along with Narrator. When the bugs experienced inputting text on a
braille keyboard are solved, Narrator will be a viable option for those who
rely on a braille display without speech.


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*	Letters to the Editor

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