This smart prosthetic ankle adjusts to rough terrain

Prosthetic limbs are getting better and more personalized, but useful as they are, they’re still a far cry from the real thing. This new prosthetic ankle is a little closer...

Microsoft explains the past, present, and future of the Xbox Adaptive Controller

We spoke with the project lead for the Xbox Adaptive Controller to learn more about Microsoft’s exciting attempt to create radical accessibility option with first-party polish, and how it may...

AirPods to get Live Listen feature in iOS 12

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education What Apple’s education announcements...

For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools The pleasure and the pain of the...

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller is an inspiring example of inclusive design

Every gamer with a disability faces a unique challenge for many reasons, one of which is the relative dearth of accessibility-focused peripherals for consoles. Microsoft is taking a big...

Xbox Adaptive Controller blasts accessibility barriers for disabled gamers

Microsoft is making gaming more accessible with the Xbox Adaptive Controller. Available later this year, the new controller is nearly endlessly configurable for gamers with limited mobility. Announcing the Xbox Adaptive...

What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools The pleasure and the pain of the...

Inspired by a hackathon project, Native eye-tracking support comes to Windows 10

The traditional keyboard and mouse (or trackpad) interface for desktop and laptop computers works for most people, but for a whole contingent of people with...

Uber faces another lawsuit due to a lack of wheelchair-accessible rides

The Brooklyn Center for Independence for the Disabled, along with other disability rights groups, is suing Uber, alleging Uber is in violation of New York...

Google Maps now lets users add wheelchair accessibility details for locations

Back in December, Google finally added accessibility details to Maps. It was a long awaited addition, but an extremely welcome one for the more than...

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Idaho inmates hacked prison-issued tablets for $225,000 in credits

Inmates in Idaho successfully hacked the software of the prison-issued tablets to issue themselves nearly a quarter of a million dollars in credits...

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