As a new father, I didn't really go out and paint the town red for New Year's Eve. Instead, my family joined our neighbors to quietly sip some beer, enjoy some chili, and watch YouTube videos on a big screen. Being the nerd that I am, I insisted that we watch BLIND. The family we were visiting...

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January 2, 2013 at 8:00AM
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It Has Been 5 Months 0 Months Since Michael Gray Last Posted BLIND. Since the last time Percula's classic Craft of War: BLIND graced these pages, two WoW Insiders have had babies (not together), a new expansion has let out, we've endured a non-stop presidential campaign, sent a robot to Mars, ...

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Fleksy is an interesting take on alternate text input for the iPhone. Designed for those whose eyesight is bad or nonexistent, Fleksy records the taps on the screen and makes a guess based on your patterns. It then says the word, enabling you to quickly construct sentences without even looking at...

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Blindsquare is giving guidance systems for the visually disabled a new twist with user-generated Foursquare data, text-to-speech, GPS and some OpenStreetMap mojo. While users are out and about, the app narrates their trip via headphones with information about nearby places, intersections or guidan...

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We've heard of the iPhone being used in all kinds of situations, but here's a new one for me. Blind iPhone users are making wide use of the device for identifying objects visually. This writeup over at The Atlantic has more, telling the story of two blind women who use Apple's little mobile pho...

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Skipping on the LTE, HD IPS screen or dual-processor is usually not a recipe that will land your phone on the pages of Engadget. But, these LG-LU2700Ss are not just any unspectacular flip phone. The handset has been specially modified for use by the blind and visually impaired. The manual is print...

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Indie Royale's St. Patrick's Day bundle is semi-blind -- but don't worry, it's more like one of those trips to the eye doctor where you leave wearing giant, ugly, flimsy plastic sunglasses and are told to not look directly at the sun for the afternoon. It gets better, is what we're saying. Indie Ro...

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