Blind Bargains


NLS Bard app for iOS and Android updated to version 1.2

The BARD app created by the National Library Service has just received a major update for both iOS and android.

A New Settings Screen and More in Latest NVDA

The 2nd quarter of 2018 brings the second release of NVDA for the year, with a new settings dialog and much more.

AIRA Prepares for 24/7 Operation; Posts Job Listing for Overnight Agents

AIRA is preparing to launch 24/7 service as it expands internationally, according to a posting on their careers page.

Huge Sale on Voice Dream Apps through Saturday

Voice Dream LLC has their reading and writing apps on sale for huge discounts this week.

Writing, Editing, and Reading: Do It All With Voice Dream Writer for iOS

Welcome back to the next installment of writing with iOS. Joining the articles on Mindnode, Story Planner, and Scrivener, today we'll be looking at voice dream writer for iOS.

Breaking: Baum's Assets Potentially in New Hands in Germany; May Restart Operations

There may be a future for Baum's braille products after all.

May JAWS Update Gives Firefox 60, Office More Love

More improvements to Firefox support are among the inclusions for the May 2018 update to JAWS 2018.

Say Goodbye to Klango, a One-of-a-kind Audio Social Network

Another popular social network for the blind is closing its doors.


Zebella Vintage Faux-Leather 14 Inch Laptop Backpack for $19.99 [Shipped]

Zebella via Amazon offers its Zebella Vintage Faux-Leather 14" Laptop Backpack in Black or Brown for $26.65. Coupon code "TGRFLHLT" cuts it to $19.99. With free shipping, that's $7 off and the lowest price we could find. It accommodates laptops up to 14" and features Crazy Horse PU leather construction, multiple interior and exterior pockets, and adjustable shoulder straps. Deal ends June 24.

$10 off $20 for new users at Amazon Restaurants

On Sundays only, in select ZIP codes, for Prime members only, Amazon Restaurants takes $10 off your first order of $20 or more via coupon code "HBO10". Delivery starts at $3.99. (Select establishments may offer free delivery regardless of purchase or after a minimum spend.) Some conditions apply. Deal ends June 24.

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm Smartwatch for $279 [Shipped]

Best Buy offers the Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm Smartwatch in several colors for $279 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find by $36.

2-Pack Uloe Full-Coverage Case with Screen Protector for Apple Watch Series 2 / 3 for $2.96 [Shipped]

Uloe via Amazon offers its Uloe Full-Coverage Case with Screen Protector for Apple Watch Series 2 / 3 bundled with the Uloe Bumper Case without Screen Protector for Apple Watch Series 2 / 3, both in Clear, for $7.99. Coupon code "ULOE63OFF" cuts that to $2.96. Plus, Prime members receive free shipping. That's $5 off and the lowest price we could find. Both cases are made from soft TPU. They're available in sizes 38mm and 42mm. Deal ends June 25.

IQIYI MFi-Certified Apple Watch Charging Pad for $20.79 [Shipped]

OOKi Electronics via Amazon offers the IQIYI MFi-Certified Apple Watch Charging Pad for $25.99. Coupon code "2Z9GRMKD" drops it to $20.79. With free shipping, that's $5 off list and the lowest price we could find. It includes a 1-foot charging cord. Deal ends Jun 30.

Refurbished, Unlocked Apple iPhone 6 16GB GSM Smartphone for $134.99 [Shipped]

Buyspry via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 6 16GB GSM Smartphone in several colors for $134.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find by $25.

Refurbished, Unlocked Apple iPhone 6s 64GB Smartphone for $207.95 [Shipped]

Bidallies via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 6s 64GB Smartphone in several colors for $207.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find by $16.

Refurbished, Unlocked Apple iPhone SE 16GB GSM LTE Smartphone for $109.99 [Shipped]

Chubbies Tech via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone SE 16GB GSM LTE Smartphone in several colors for $109.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we've seen. (It's also a low for a refurb by $40.)


Blind Bargains Qast 149: The Master Of Unlocking

Two discussion topics await listeners this week. First, Joe catches up with Brian Hartgen
And learns the latest about his products and services. Second, Jesse Anderson
Returns to talk about accessible games and highlights from the Electronic Entertainment Expo. And J.J. stops by with a long time listener s tip suggestion.

Blind Bargains Qast 148: Deserts And Desserts

WWDC has arrived and that means by decree of Podcast Law we must dissect it for your amusement. Along for the ride is Buddy Brannan
And Scott Davert
who give their thoughts about what the fall holds for Apple fans. Steve Clower
provides us an Apple-related tip; the news has a major story and the Last Word contains a YouTube clip like no other. Basically, this is BBQ by the numbers. Therefore, fire up those iPod Shuffles and iPad minis, it is mostly Apple for episode 148.

Blind Bargains Qast 147: Got Milk?

Two interviews, news and a tip all under an hour. We aren t turning over a new leaf. We re just saving it all up for WWDC next week. We have Amit Pitaru And Nicole Bleuel from Google to talk about an awesome and accessible morse code keyboard. Joseph Lee joins us to talk about NVDACon which is happening this weekend. Hot summer air, without an air conditioner, can make for some quick podcasts by the way.

Blind Bargains Qast 146: Google TronBack

The BBQ Crew is back with another fabulous interview from Google i/o that places your virtual focus squarely on Android P and TalkBack. The news section is back with a vengeance, the Last Word stays true to the topics that have come to define the segment and Sound Off sports a fascinating status update from an infamous show note commenter. I got a feelin that tonight is going to be a good show. A good, good show.

Blind Bargains Qast 145: Lookout In The Dark

J.J. is back from Google i/o with not one, but two, interviews from the event. Joe has a tasty tip in store, the Last Word is full of audio goodness and we have a lively discussion in the news section. Find that wireless earbud that fell between the couch cushions as we re about to delve into episode 145.

Blind Bargains Qast 144: Oreo Praline Puff Pastry

Blind Bargains Qast 144: Oreo Praline Puff Pastry

Joe is back from MSU and he could not wait to talk to a BBQ Crew member with the letter J in his name. Since J.J. was at Google I/O this week, Joe reached out to Jamie Pauls for assistance in the unpacking of both Microsoft and Google Keynotes. J.J. pops in with a short live report from the bird-filled Google Keynote amphitheater, we have a tip plus an Android name themed Last Word . This one has a ton of info. So you may want to hit pause and pace yourselves accordingly.

Blind Bargains Qast 143: Now Playin the Part of Shelly Brisbin, it's Shelly Brisbin

Joe is off teaching some unsuspecting students about technology in Mississippi so Shelly Brisbin, who this week is actually playing the part of herself, steps in. And since
J.J. thought it would be a good week to talk all about the latest updates to Narrator. We've got iOS fans covered with a handy tip, and talk about food in both the Last Word and Sound Off.

Blind Bargains Qast 142: The Awareness Will Come From The Action

Canada isn't just a great place to get maple syrup and poutine, no fellow listeners, it turns out it is a wonderful place where accessibility is on the rise in new and exciting ways. This week Joe sits down with David lepofsky to talk about many Canadian things that are not hockey or that 55 yard line thing they have for football. J.J. has a virtual tip, "Last Word" gets crunchy and "Sound Off" features an email that could have been in the news section.


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Orcam MyEye 1.0 talking glasses OCR, software version 8 £1000

I'm seling my Orcam glasses to help raise funds for returning to university in October. This pair are the MyEye model 1.0. They are the latest software version 8, which adds barcode recognition, improves paper money identification, and adds an additional voice (Geraint, a Welsh voice) to the UK model. I have listed these on eBay at a slightly higher price, since eBay takes quite a cut if they sell there! I'm willing to ship internationally, though have no idea whether the UK version will recognise dollar bills etc. For more info and photos check out my blog post about them on the link given here. Purchase price includes free UK postage with tracking and insurance. Please request a postage quote for addresses outside the UK and Republic of Ireland. I'm happy to answer any questions and provide additional photos as best I can (I'm totally blind so taking photos can be a bit hit and miss!) Supplied with the glasses is the mains charger and camera cleaning cloth. Giles Abergavenny (south Wales)

Free Dual Port Wall Chargers with Every Talking & Accessible Player Order!

When it comes to accessible book & media players we have one for every need and budget starting with the very basic MP3 AM/FM radio player and moving on up all the way to the Victor Reader Trek! This week we're giving you a free dual-port wall charger absolutely free with your order of any player from our site! We have the Victor Reader Stream and Trek at awesome savings, our own Talking Book Reader, Talking MP3 Players, and last but not least we have the MP3 AM/FM radio player. See below for more information and our great prices on these players! We also have Fire tablets, talking flip phones, Bluetooth transmitters/receivers, Magnetic microUSB and Lightning cables, plus many accessories such as memory cards, chargers, and various types of other useful cables! Of course we always have free shipping in the US and discounted international shipping! New Daily Deal: Order a 10-inch Fire Tablet and receive a free OTG cable! This $10.99 value cable allows one to plug in a standard USB keyboard or a thumb drive to your tablet. The price for this tablet is $149.99! Both the below 2nd gen Victor Reader Stream and Victor Reader Trek come with 8GB SD cards, earphones, wall chargers, long & short cables, and silicone protective cases. The Trek also comes with a lanyard. Save really big when you order from us as we don't charge you for shipping in the US and we only have to charge tax in the state of Florida! Your order goes out the very next business day! Fast and friendly service! For a limited time save nearly $200 off the new Victor Reader Trek Book reader & GPS with Bluetooth capability! We have a limited number of Victor Reader Treks in stock so get yours now at the lower $579.99 price! FYI, Humanware has raised their price to $699.99 plus shipping and tax! Read this new press release on the Victor Reader Trek: We have the Brand New 2nd generation Victor Reader Stream for just $349.99! You can read about and order it from: Get our Talking Book Reader 2nd Edition for only $229.99! It has a stereo FM Radio! Connects to your wifi so you can download podcasts and listen to internet radio stations! Listen to unprotected Daisy books and eBooks with Daisy navigation! Very high-quality Ivona speech using Sally and Joey to speak everything on the player including your folders and files! Plays unprotected music, audio book, OTR, and other media files including the audio from some video file formats! One button recording in MP3 or WAV from the FM radio, internet radio, built-in mic, line in, or external mic!. Memory is expandable with the use of SD cards up to 32GB (or higher if the card is formatted properly)! For example I've used a 200GB card in it and it worked flawlessly! It comes with a wall charger, earphones, USB cable, and OTG cable. You can read about it and place your order here: Get a brand new 4GB Talking Sansa Clip Zip Mp3 player for just $109.99! Download the introduction to the Talking MP3 Players by pressing enter on the below link, then search for the word download and press enter: You're sure to love our new portable MP3 player AM/FM radio with built in front-facing mono speaker plays MP3/WAV files from either a thumb drive or microSD card! One can listen to AM or FM stations or to MP3/WAV files! Jump to specific tracks or radio stations by entering the track number or the frequency! It has a user replaceable rechargeable lithium battery! For those who have some sight it also has an LED flashlight! It has a line-in jack so one can play other devices through its speaker! It includes a wrist lanyard and detachable belt clip. Although it doesn't speak it's totally accessible for the blind as it's all button operated. It does have a display but it's not menu driven. I'm totally impressed with its features and the volume one can get out of it! One can also listen in stereo with headphones if preferred. Perfect for listening to music and audio books in MP3 or WAV; it remembers where one left off listening! It's just a bit larger than a Victor Reader Stream or Trek but packs a much stronger punch! Affordably priced at just $29.99! Remember you get a free dual port wall charger with the purchase of any of the above players! Get 6 months to pay with No Interest on orders over $99 when you check out with PayPal and choose PayPal Credit. (subject to credit approval) Protect and increase the life of your expensive electronic devices with one of these new magnetic cables! As most of you know one of the weakest links on any device which is most susceptible to damage due to wear and tear is the charging port. Well, we now have a great solution for this problem! It's a magnetic cable! Think of a regular cable, on one end is the plug one inserts into a USB port. The other end has the plug which is inserted into the device's charging port. That plug which goes into the charging port connects to the rest of the cable magnetically so when done charging one just slides the cable part away while leaving the tiny plug inserted inside the charging port. As one never has to remove and reinsert it there's no more stress put on that charging port avoiding any damage to it! The part that's exposed is less than 0.08 inches and doesn't even interfere with the very snug fit of any case! For a microUSB cable which works with any device with a microUSB charging port such as the 2nd gen Stream, Trek, Clip zip, tablets, Android smart phones, Samsung Haven/Gusto, in 3 feet $13.99 and 5 feet $15.99 choose the size you want in the combo box: For a Lightning cable which works with iPhones 5, 5c, 5s, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X. Get a 3 foot cable for $13.99 or 5-foot for just $15.99 choose the size you want in the combo box: Need extra magnetic microUSB or Lightning tips? Note that they aren't interchangeable so you can't use a Lightning tip with a microUSB cable and vice-versa. Order them here: Don't forget our deals on Micro SD and SD cards to greatly increase the capacity of your devices: We have the brand new 2017 7-inch, HD8, and HD10 Fire Tablets available on which we've turned the screen reader on and installed the Google Play Store as well so you have the choice of Amazon or Android apps! With the latest firmware update all 2017 models have Alexa Hands Free! Protect your Fire tablet with one of these awesome cases which doubles as a stand and have a sleep/wake feature when you open and close the case. Available in the combo boxes found below the tablet on its own page or from here: Note: You can connect a regular USB keyboard or a thumb drive to these tablets with the use of an OTG cable (see link below) or pair a Bluetooth keyboard with it to make typing easier or for those who haven't fully mastered the use of a touch screen yet. 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: 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 following my directions you'll be able to set up and use them without any assistance from anyone else! We have the Miccus long range Home RTX Bluetooth Transmitter/Receiver, up to 150 feet, one of my favorites and which I use to stream from my office to the rest of the house, on sale for $49.99! The newer version is the Miccus Home RTX 2.0 Long Range Bluetooth Transmitter/Receiver, up to 160 feet, for just $59.99! We also have a Miccus Mini-Jack RTX Bluetooth Transmitter/Receiver which has a 30 foot range for $39.99! It can also be used portably: Check out this great 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 devices such as phones and 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! We also have the Portable Water Resistant Bluetooth Mini Shower mono speaker this week for just $19.99. We have Talking brand-new Samsung Gusto 3 Phones on sale for just $59.99. These are great easy to use accessible push button flip phones. It works like the Samsung Haven with improvements such as ability to change the speed of the voice, Bluetooth capability, longer batterylife and more, For use in the US on Selectel Wireless only (see the plans below): Just $30 for unlimited talk and texts! Check out the Selectel phone plans for use with the above phone: If you want to use the Samsung Gusto 3 on Verizon get the Verizon Wireless Postpaid Version for just $65.99: This special lasts through Monday June 25th so hurry and get your order in early! All 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 email me to have a PaypalMe link sent. Your questions are always welcome.

Galaxy ID-Mate for Sale...

I am selling a Galaxy ID-Mate almost brand new. Unit has been updated to latest firmware and database and 300 new blank labels are included. I am asking $900 but would listen to offers...

Reduced price on 3 like new laptops

I am relisting 3 laptops I have at reduced prices. First, I am selling a brand new Dell XPS13 thin and light notebook. This is a 13 inch laptop with an aluminum enclosure with a 512 GB PCIE NVME SSD. NVME drives are up to 6 times faster than a traditional sata solid state drive. This machine has 8 gb of ram as well as an I7 7560U quad core processor. I'm asking $950 but reasonable offers will be considered. This is a very powerful machine. Second, I am selling a Panasonic Toughbook CFC1. This machine is from 2012 and has an I5 520M, a 320 gb hard drive and 2 gb of ram. The ram can be upgraded and the hard drive can be replaced with a solid state drive for improved performance. The CFC1 is a 12 inch business rugged machine with 2 removable batteries and an easily accessible slide out caddie for the hard drive. This is a tablet pc, so the screen can be inverted and closed to be used as a tablet. The rubber strap on the back enables you to hold the machine as a tablet and the included stylus will be of some value to a sighted person I'm guessing. This machine is in excellent condition with no cosmetic defects and is a great little business machine with a durable magnesium chassis. I am asking $250. The last machine I have for sale is a brand new 15.6 inch Dell inspiron 5577 gaming rig. This gaming rig comes equipped with an I7 7700HQ a very fast chip, 16 gb of memory, 512 gb PCIE NVME solid state drive, and an Nvidia GTX1050 GPU. The machine has a rubberized chassis and a touch pad similar to that of the macbook pro and the added benefit of a number pad. I am asking $800 for this machine. All prices include shipping. I ship USPS priority for the quickest delivery only 2 days. I accept payment via paypal. Please contact me if you have any questions. These machines do not come with CD drives.

Hi looking for an actilino made by handy tech.

Hi looking for an actilino Braille display. I’m willing to make payments. Please let me know thanks.

Accessible First Aid Kits.

We have all experienced a time when there is a minor emergency, whether with a child or guide dog, or anybody else for that matter. We rush to our first aid kit and begin the guessing game of what is what. Yeah we all have iPhones and barcode readers, but in a time of need, why not have everything readily available so you can find what you need quickly and with ease. At D&B Accessibility, we strive for preparing you properly for a minor emergency. Whether its a scrape, burn, or another minor injury, we want you to be prepared. As blind business owners, we have a passion for creating accessibility because we know from experience, even if it is the smallest items, it can make a world of difference. That is why we have created braille labeled first aid kits. With over fifty items, all marked in braille, you are sure to find what you need when you need it. For more information or to place an order, contact us today!

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