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The "Useful Apps Club"
Unlock the potential of your smartphone or tablet to improve your life.
The Useful Apps Club is for older adults and Boomers who have a smartphone or tablet (or are thinking of getting one) and need help to turn it into a useful tool. We are focused on finding Apps that can change your life, and teaching you how to use them.
Lighted Magnifier: Read menus in dim light
Reading under poor lighting conditions is a common problem, not only for reading menus, but also for reading in bed, or seeing small type in a poorly lit space. What is needed is some type of lighted magnifier. There are four categories of solutions for this common problem. The pro’s and con’s...
Improving Cinema Experience for the Vision Impaired
I recently became aware of an entire ecosystem of services to help people with all levels of vision impairment enjoy movies. These services provide an audio description of the visual scene. It's a bit like subtitles, but for the blind. Of course these services can help those with other vision...
Gadgets for Older Adults @ SSF, Part 2
Eye Reader App Discussed and Compared
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Consumer Reports: Hearing Aid Buying Guide
ReSound Lapel Microphone
The ReSound Lapel microphone is a small device that wirelessly pairs to a LiNX hearing aid. You hand it to a person and they clip it to their lapel. Now you are able to hear them clearly from quite a ways away. The ReSound can also be placed on a table top to hear everyone sitting around the...
Lighthouse for the Blind
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