Category Archives: Computer Utilities

Google Docs Voice Typing Command List (expanded)

  Google Docs recently added Voice Typing tool provides a voice recognition tool for word processing within Google Chrome. This is a great new feature in Google Docs that requires no training and little set up. Voice Typing can be turned on … Continue reading

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Keyboard Accessibility for Individuals with Motor Impairment for Computers and Mobile Devices

Among the updates in the new iOS 9 operating system, offered late October 2015, are additional features for touch accommodations. These setting are wonderful additions to students with motor impairments but also highly relevant when working with adults with motor … Continue reading

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CloudCam – Camera App for Dropbox and Google Drive

Having difficulty managing available space on your iDevice? Are you managing numerous devices with photos and videos hogging space on each of them? With devices that have now had a year or more of accumulated apps, photos and videos, lack … Continue reading

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Texthelp Keyboard (Beta) for Android

As an iOS iPhone and iPad/iPod user for the past few years, Android device use and apps are not real familiar to me. I have a Toshiba Thrive I have used but keeping up with apps for one platform much less … Continue reading

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Photo Transfer App – my favorite app of the year from Rehabgadget2go

Photo Transfer App – my favorite app of the year. Rehabgadgets2go shares a favorite photo management app using Wi-Fi and how to use it in the above link.  Use of photos on the iPad is a powerful tool for creating therapy instructions, visual … Continue reading

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Easy Access to Your Google Drive on Your Mobile Device

Do use your Google Drive often? Would you like to be able to access your Google Drive with your iPad or iPhone/iPod? What’s the app for that?  The Google Drive App! Google Drive App  (free) developed by Google provides mobile access … Continue reading

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New Access App from Panther Technology

Panther Technology has created a new access app for individuals with mobility challenges called Panther Connect. Panther Connect app compatible with iPad is currently on sale (50%) for 29.99 for a limit time (thru August 17?). This app provides alternative direct access to the … Continue reading

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