Switching back to Windows

This post is no longer current. For an update on the reasons why, read this post. The below post is kept for historic reasons, since they reflect my thoughts and reasoning from that time. Yes, you read correctly! After five years on a Mac as my private machine, I am…

Review: Dell Latitude 10 inch tablet with Windows 8

At the 2013 CSUN conference, I was invited by Accessibility Partners to participate in an interview pertaining to tablet computer accessibility. Having used iPads for my personal use for years, and also having ventured into Android tablets such as the Google NEXUS 7 in my work for Firefox for Android,…

What's new in Accessibility in Firefox 8.0

The newest update to Firefox has just been released to the public, and it’s that time again where we look at the user-facing and facing assistive technologies changes in this Firefox release. If not otherwise noted, these changes apply to Thunderbird as well, since it is built on…

WordPress 2.6 brings a lot of accessibility improvements!

I just upgraded this blog to WordPress 2.6. This version brings with it a number of accessibility enhancements. One thing you might have noticed already is that there is now a default language set. Default English blogs should now always cause screen readers that support language switching to use…