I still remember Nokia 6600 (hmm. Nokia forgot this phone, can’t find on their site except the developer specs and found the info on Wikipedia!) that first ever mobile phone where user could install a screen reader either Talks from Nuance or Mobile Speak from Code Factory. Although the phone Nokia 6600 is big in Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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I wouldn’t generally get annoyed, if I alone face an inconvenience but really get upset, when my family also feel inconvenience. We recently ordered food from Justeat.in and below is our experience. We have sent the same feedback via email but no response has been received so far. 1. Food was not delivered on time. Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Today, for the first time, I am writing a post from my iPhone! Just installed WordPress app and it’s pretty cool! In fact, much convenient to blog even on the go! Not just writing posts, the app will also allow you to add comments, managing comments and much more. Now you can expect some live Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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As on time of this posting, I have 639 friends following me on Twitter and thank you all for being friends. I have an appeal to all of you. NVDA is a free and open source screen reader that offers access to computers to visually impaired at no additional cost. Thanks to all the individuals Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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I have noticed that Income Tax India‘s Website underwent a re-design and decided to check if the website has met with Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW) requirements. Unfortunately, it has not meet several check points of the compliance matrix of GIGW. since every citizen including those with disabilities and tax payers uses this website Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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My journey at Yahoo! came to an end last week as part of layoffs. So I thought, let me pen few of memories for three years. Honestly, it was an amazing, fun filled and encouraging experience for me. Thanks to Sandeep Datar, who found me on LinkedIn and offered me a challenging assignment to build Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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While ago, I wrote about social networks and how they are useful and this time, I thought to share my experience with a few iApplications. Why do I say iApplications? Because, this post will be about a few applications that are used on iDevices and in particular on iPhone. One of the things I must Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Thanks to NASSCOM Foundation for publishing my below article. Most often, people have a question – can a blind person use a computer? If so, do they need a special keyboard or a special computer? Before answering this question, let me take an example of a typist who never looks at the keyboard but can Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Hello All: January 4th is Birthday of Dr. (I know, he do not have an official doctorate, but he deserves it) Louis Braille. Louis Braille is inventor of Braille Script that is used by people with vision impairment to read and write. This script is based on six tiny dots. Louis got this idea originally Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Hello, firstly, warm wishes to everyone on marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3rd December, and I know, there are a lot of events planned across India and rest of the world. Congratulations everyone for being very active to create awareness towards disability. I only have three messages; one is for society, Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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