In this audio, J.J. speaks with Danel Novak from BlindShell. This Android phone comes with custom-built apps intended for the blind user who is not comfortable with traditional smart phone technology. When it is available in the U.S., the hardware and software package should cost around $350.
Blind Bargains audio coverage of CSUN 2016 is generously sponsored by the American Foundation for the Blind.
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darknexus Tuesday, 29-Mar-2016 3:45 PM ET:
Ugh, not another one. Haven’t we seen enough of these things? I’d hoped the Odin crap would be the end of it.
broadwaydon Thursday, 31-Mar-2016 4:23 PM ET:
Unlike the person who posted the previous comment, I’m glad to see that these basic options are being made available. While I can’t imagine life without my IPhone, there are certainly many blind people who are looking for simpler options. This is particularly true for elderly people who are new to sight loss. They may want some of the features of a Smartphone, but not all of them.…
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