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Portion of Enchanted Hills Camp Destroyed by California Wildfires, Lighthouse Pledges to Rebuild



A major portion of Enchanted Hills Camp including staff and camper residences has been destroyed by the California wildfires.

Lighthouse Enchanted Hills Camp Evacuated as California Wildfires Near



The California wildfires are coming dangerously close to a popular camp for the blind.

The U.S. is not the Only Country with Inaccessible Currency



Contrary to popular belief, the United States is not the only industrialized country with an accessible currency problem and one group is trying to solve this.

Small JAWS 18 Update Fixes Outlook 365, Edge Bugs



A small update for JAWS 18 fixes some reported issues with Outlook 365 and Microsoft Edge.

JAWS 2018 Public Beta 2 Fixes Bugs in Many Areas, See the Complete Changelog



With the next version of JAWS just weeks away, the 2nd public beta for JAWS 2018 has been released.

Free Nearby Explorer Online Comes to the iPhone with Lots of Navigational Goodness



iOS users can now experience some of the power of their Nearby Explorer for free.

No Need to Wait Around, Be My Eyes for Android has been Posted



While the official release is scheduled for Thursday, the Be My Eyes Android app has been posted and is available for use by blind and sighted alike.

If You Only Take One Survey This Year, Make it WebAIM's Screen Reader Survey



Perhaps the most important access technology survey is back for another round, allowing screen reader users from across the world to sound off.


Deals

Handcrafted wooden Stool Sample for $10.00 [Shipped]



M_B_McCarty via eBay has the Handcrafted, wooden Stool Sample from Roger Schaf for $10.00 with free shipping. Roger Schaf is a visually impaired woodworker from Louisville, Kentucky. Imagine the reaction of your friends and coworkers when you hand them a spesamine bottle with your stool sample included. Inside, they will find a small, wooden stool! This novelty gift is great for anyone in the medical field, or for someone who just enjoys a good laugh.

Lifewit Insulated Lunch Bag for $18.74 [Shipped via Prime]



Lifewit Direct via eBay offers the Lifewit Insulated Lunch Bag in Gray or Black for $24.99. Coupon code "BEKR545S" drops it to $18.74. Plus, Prime members bag free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find by $11. It features durable waterproof fabric, thermal resistance, a detachable/adjustment shoulder strap, and outside pocket. Deal ends December 16.

64-Pack Finish Quantum Max Shine and Protect Dishwasher Detergent Tablets for $9.86 [Shipped]



Amazon offers the Finish Quantum Max Shine and Protect Dishwasher Detergent Tablet 64-Pack in Fresh Scent for $10.38. Check out via Subscribe & Save to drop it to $9.86. With free shipping, that's about $4 under the price you'd expect to pay at your local store. Be sure to cancel Subscribe & Save after your order arrives to avoid being billed for subsequent shipments.

EnacFire Mini Wireless Bluetooth Earbud for $17.99 [Shipped via Prime]



E&C Store via Amazon offers the EnacFire Mini Wireless Bluetooth Earbud for $23.99. Coupon code "I3OKVZBS" cuts that to $17.99. Plus, Prime members receive free shipping. That's $32 off and the lowest price we could find. This earbud features Bluetooth 4.1, a microphone, rechargeable LiPo battery with up to six hours of music per charge, two wireless magnetic USB chargers, three sizes of eartips, and carry case. Deal ends October 31. Note: This deal is for a single earbud.

200 Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Wipes for $12.29 [Shipped via Prime]



Amazon offers the Wet Ones Antibacterial 20-Count Hand Wipe 10-Pack for $14.29. Clip the $2 off coupon on the product page to cut that to $12.29. Plus, Prime members bag free shipping. That's around $3 less than you'd pay in local stores.

Refurbished Apple iPad 16GB WiFi 9.7 Inch Tablet for $115.79 [Shipped]



Blinq via eBay offers the refurbished 3rd-generation Apple iPad 16GB WiFi 9.7" Tablet in Black for $115.79 $120.49 with free shipping. That's the second-lowest price we've seen. (It's the best deal by $34.

Extra 50 Percent Off Refurbished Mophie Phone Cases at Tech Rabbit



TechRabbit takes an extra 50% off a selection of refurbished Mophie phone cases via coupon code "TRMOP50". Plus, all orders bag free shipping. Deal ends October 31. Note: 1-year TechRabbit warranty applies to these refurbs.

Refurbished Apple iPad Pro 12.9 Inch 128GB WiFi and 4G Tablet for $549.99 [Shipped]



Guarantee Cellular via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 128GB WiFi + 4G LTE GSM Tablet in Space Gray for $549.99 with free shipping. That's $230 less than a new one and the best price we've seen for this model in any condition.


Podcasts

Blind Bargains Qast 119: The Nighttime, Sniffling, Sneezing, Stuffy-Head, Fever, so you can Rest Qast



J.J. reports from a remote location and Joe is on autopilot due to the first school year based family sickness. But that didn't stop either of them from bringing along some topical news, "Sound Off" and a few "Last Words". Jay Forry returns as well to talk about summer movies. Which it just so happens to be a great idea for our two hosts since J.J. is traveling and Joe can barely manage to find the remote option on his Apple Watch.

Blind Bargains Qast 118: Thin Mint TV



The fun of the hardware announcements has died down, for now, with J.J. and Joe finding themselves back with a full slate of news and a demonstration of YouTube TV. We also have a tip, "Sound Off" and a triumphant return of a long-time favorite subject to the "Last Word".

Blind Bargains Qast 117: Another Brick In The Walled Garden



We bring balance to the Force this week with a look at the recent Google Hardware Event. However, Apple Fans, that isn't all we talk about as some of the hardware discussed can connect to iOS as well. We also have "Sound Off", a tip and the craziness that is the "Last Word".

Blind Bargains Qast 116: Pancake Complications Thingy



Apple released new hardware this month with the glass-backed iPhone 8 models and the spiffy Series 3 Apple Watches. BBQ Regular Shelly Brisbin drops by to talk about those objects and give her take on iOS 11. We also have a tip, "Sound Off" and the Last Word" in a very laid back long-form conversational edition of the Blind Bargains Qast.

Blind Bargains Qast 115: Thoughts Of Seeing AI Dog



The new iOS 11 is live and ready to download. Jamie Pauls
and Scott Davert
return to talk about the perils and pitfalls for those who want to install that shiny new OS on their IDevices. We'll also catch up on the news, check in with "Sound Off" and enjoy some Dog Feelings in the "Last Word".

Blind Bargains Qast 114: A 4K Face ID Adventure



Big news requires a big discussion group. That's why we asked Jamie Pauls and Scott Davert to return to the BBQ to talk all things Apple. X, 8, TVs and other acronyms will be mentioned. Also, you won't believe which Qast host defends one particular Apple device or why.

Blind Bargains Qast 113: Steam Immersive Fruit Ninja



We've talked a bit already about how J.J. has used NVDA with OCR to play some games. And Joe has spoken about Xbox accessibility with Narrator. But that barely touches the surface of the types of games that are now available. Michael Feir and Jessie Anderson are on hand to talk about other forms of games access in this long-form discussion episode. The group also talks about the rise of crowd funding in the games sphere, how 3d printing is helping board gaming and how the future of games is going to involve lots of Augmented Reality.

Blind Bargains Qast 112: Tesseract Cane Shield



This week's episode is chock full of demos, tips and even an interview. James Boehm stops by to talk about a use for your old canes. Andre Louis also supplies us with an OCR demo for the Mac. Also, hear about the new NVDA and a look at the latest Apple accessory on the market before all that new stuff is announced on September 12th.


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IPAD 5TH GENERATION WIFI 128MB SPACE GRAY BRAND NEW


This is the latest version of the iPad, not the pro version. It's sealed in the box from Apple, never used. I am asking $300 or best offer. This iPad sells for $499 on Apple's site. I prefer payments through paypal. If you have any questions, call or email, thanks.

Zoomax Mars HD Portable Magnifier for $2200 ($300 off the original price!)


New and Never Used! Compatible with both MAC & PC! 12x optical zoom! 2x to 80x magnification! The Mars HD is perfect for students and professionals. This versatile video magnifier offers 3 viewing modes, making it easy to view objects that are close-up, to see materials on your desk and even watch presentations or read signs across the room. And the Mars HD comes fully loaded. There is no need to choose between SD and HD models, or pay more for compatibility with a PC or Mac. Mars HD does it all for a lower price than the base models from other brands. Mars HD is also very easy to use. Its many versatile functions are controlled by a simple and intuitive user interface. And settings can be saved for your later convenience. Mars HD provides the ultimate in portability too. The Mars HD weighs less than 2lbs, folds down easily and comes with an attractive and functional carry case. And the Mars HD on-board Lithium-iom battery provides up to 4 hours of continuous use without ever having to worry about connecting to a power source.

Learn wordpress in exchange for your feedback.


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Talking MP3 Players, Talking Tablets & phones, Book Readers, Victor Reader Trek...


Daily Deal: Bluetooth Home Transmitter & much more! Special deal for blind Bargain Readers! Until October 19th you can get the Victor Reader Trek for $579.99 and I'll toss in a 16GB SD Card for free! Just give me a call or Skype me and mention that you read about it on Blind Bargains and the deal is yours! The best time to do your Holiday shopping is now before the prices go up from our suppliers, especially the Victor Reader Trek which you can save big by buying or ordering before November. First for the Daily Deal! This is the first offering of this incredible Bluetooth tramnsmitter on a Daily Deal and the lowest price ever! This is your chance to save big $22, on a home-based powerful Bluetooth transmitter! We're talking about the Miccus TX Pro home transmitter. It has Bluetooth 4.2 and a range of up to 150 feet! you can use this to transmit the audio from your Book readers and MP3 players, basically anything with a headphone jack to your Bluetooth headsets, speakers, or any Bluetooth receiving device! Get it during the Daily Deal for only $69.99! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Daily-Deals_ep_49-1.html Read below for more options to enable your players and devices to use Bluetooth or visit our site: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Bluetooth-Transmitters-Receivers_c_7.html Your last chance to order one of our famous brand new Sansa Clip Zip 4GB Talking MP3 Players for only $109.99 is fast approaching. Yes, I said brand new! Still with our 1 year limited warranty! As some of you know the Sansa Clip Zip players haven't been manufactured since 2012 and it's difficult to source brand new players non-refurbished so we have a short and limited supply of Brand New Ones we can put on sale at this price! We Rockbox the Players so they talk and are accessible to the blind among many other features with the latest firmware update which increases the battery life to over 26 hours! Here's my demo: Press enter on the link then search for the word download and save the file normally. https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZcvzGZ5PHsEb5dec5rWatGSGVRpyffUooV Place your order here: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Sansa-Clip-Zip-Talking-MP3-Player-4GB_p_12.html Don't miss these huge savings! The last shipping date news on the Victor Reader Trek which is the new device by Humanware that combines the GPS device Trekker Breeze with the 2nd gen Victor Stream, has 32 GB Internal memory plus an SD slot, a faster processor, as well as the long-awaited Bluetooth capability is sometime in November. Order now as there will be a limited supply arriving then so you can have it for the Holidays plus get the $120 discount! That's $579 if you get it from us soon--that's $20 off extra beyond the $100 preorder discount offered by Humanware. We'll also not be charging you tax unless you live in Florida and shipping is free in the US! We won't be continuing the additional $20 off much longer so hurry. To read more and order visit our site: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Victor-Reader-Trek-Talking-Book-Reader-GPS_p_116.html If you would like to preorder and be charged at the time of shipping please give us a call to place the order rather than purchasing on our site. Orders are processed and shipped in the order they are recieved and purchased. Don't need the GPS navigation aspect of the Victor Reader Trek and want the Victor Reader Stream instead? Don't worry we have you covered. Get the New Victor Reader Stream on sale for only $346, no additional charges such as tax (except in the state of FL) or shipping fees in the US. Included in the box are the long and short USB cables, 8GB SD card, protective silicone covering, earphones, and wall charger. You can read about and order it from: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Victor-Stream-2nd-Generation_p_78.html If you don't need the capability of playing protected files such as those from Audible.com or bard/NLS then you can save somemoney by getting this Daisy player instead: Get our feature-packed new Talking Book Reader which comes with the high quality Ivona voices built in and plays all sorts of unprotected files including Bookshare Daisy books, eBooks, music, audio books, and even video files plus records from its built-in mic, external mic/line-in, FM stereo radio, and on top of that has internet capability for internet radio stations and podcasts with 14 hours of battery life for only $229.99! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Talking-Daisy-Book-Media-Player-Newest-Edition_p_111.html Get the introduction to the Talking Book Reader 2nd Edition at the following link. Press enter on the link then search for the word download and save the file normally. https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ3vzGZeSdSOCHGJ3kglro6lkt3n5BqUg0V We have brand new Talking Kindle Fire Tablets 7 inch and 8 HD 2017 in stock now, these have Ivona voices and we have installed Google Playstore so you can use Amazon and Google Apps on your tablets. Read about it here http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Talking-Kindle-Fire-Tablets-with-Voiceview-and-Google-Play_b_35.html or go to our Talking Tablets page: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Talking-Tablets_c_36.html to see our selection and order. Get 6 months to pay with No Interest on orders over $99 when you choose PayPal Credit at Checkout. (subject to credit approval) When you order any Bluetooth device from us you'll get the description and instructions from a totally blind perspective emailed to you at no charge! I describe the device so you won't have any trouble figuring out what controls are where and you'll have the necessary directions to set up and use them without any assistance! Get the Talking Miccus AX4 Reciever for only $35.99. It speaks when turned on, off, and in pairing mode and enables any powered speakers, stereo systems, even headphones to use Bluetooth so you can connect to any Bluetooth device, such as the New Victor Reader Trek, Talking Kindle Fire Tablet, smart phone, or computer. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-Mini-jack-AX4_p_14.html You can enable your non-bluetooth devices such as Talking Mp3 Players, Victor Stream and other Book Players to pair with your Bluetooth headset or speakers by using the Miccus TX4 Transmitter on special for only $39.99. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-Mini-jack-TX4-Bluetooth-40-Transmitter_p_18.html Here's a demonstration in which I pair both a Bluetooth transmitter and receiver together so that I could use my Talking MP3 Player with a non-Bluetooth speaker. Although these were the previous models the procedure is still the same: https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ0rzGZGSMeAghqmtS8uFCS9BMk7z3FU6PX We also have other Bluetooth non portable home receivers and transmitters available on our site with ranges up to 150 feet. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Bluetooth-Transmitters-Receivers_c_7.html Check out this Bluetooth Headset on our site, the Miccus SR-71 Stealth Bluetooth Headphones with microphone. This is a very nice headset which works wirelessly with either Bluetooth or use the included cable to connect it to a headphone jack. It's a very comfortable headset. It goes over your head and cups around your ears so you don't disturb anyone when you decide to turn it up! Works with smart phones, tablets, or paired with one of the Miccus Bluetooth transmitters. Very low latency headset with great sound and long battery life. Get it now for just $59.99! http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Miccus-SR-71-Stealth-Bluetooth-Headphones-with-microphone_p_15.html We have the Portable Water Resistant Bluetooth Mini Shower mono speaker this week for just $19.99. http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Speakers_c_12.html We have deals on Micro SD and SD cards to greatly increase the capacity of the above and other devices: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Micro-SD-SD-cards_c_14.html Looking for an accessible phone with buttons? Look no further! We have brand-new Samsung Gusto 3 flip phones with full speech readout for only $59.99! You can use this phone on Selectel or Page Plus which use the Verizon towers. We recommend Selectel as they have the best priced plans such as $30 for unlimited talk and texts! Read about the Samsung Gusto 3 on this page: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Samsung-Gusto-3_p_80.html Look over the Selectel phone plans here: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Selectel-Phone-Plans_ep_53-1.html Don't forget we have USB data/charging cables for your players/book readers and phones, OTG cables, Stereo Audio Auxiliary 3.5 mm Male to Male cables, Samsung Haven charging cradles, and wall chargers: http://www.talkingmp3players.com/Cables-and-Charging-Accessories_c_13.html This special lasts through Tuesday October 24th except of course the daily deal, so hurry and take advantage of these special deals! Prices are in US dollars. We accept major credit cards and PayPal on line, or you can call 727-498-0121 or Skype lazmesa to place your credit card order or have a PaypalMe link sent. Your questions are always welcome.

Franklin Language Master, Sharp EL-640 Calculator, Classco 9900CW, Accessible 15k Battery


We have all kinds of cool unique and hard to find items for sale including Franklin Language Master LM6000 Special Edition talking dictionaries, Sharp EL-640 talking calculators, Classco 9900CW talking caller ID with call waiting support, 15,000 mAh accessible power banks specifically designed for the visually impaired, reversible micro USB cables that go in either direction, plus much much more. You can see all our rare and hard to find items here: http://www.harboltcompany.com/Rare-and-Hard-to-Find-Items-New-or-Gently-Used/ How about some awesome Bluetooth speakrs or ear pods? We have iPhone accessories, Apple Watch accessories, computer accessories, plus tons of other cool items all in one place and all with audio descriptions. You can see all of our our items on our web site here: http://www.harboltcompany.com We accept all credit cards and paypal and even have layaway options. Take a look at our site and we also welcome phone orders at 405-633-2572. We ship all over the world.

blue yeti microphone for $90


THis blue yeti microphone delivers impressive stereo audio and has four different modes. It is essentially brand new and has only left the box a few times. This price includes priority two day shipping anywhere in the United states. The original price was $130.


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