Books/magazines/text content

Text Reader for Windows Mobile Phones

CapturaTalk for Windows Mobile phones reads aloud email, Pocket Word files, Web sites, and PDF files.  It can even speak text captured by the phone's camera.  Each word is highlighted as it is read. CapturaTalk also has a dictionary that provides on-demand definitions.

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Apple's iBooks App and Store Includes Accessibility Features

iBooks, the Apple iPad application that doubles as a digital bookstore and electronic book reader, supports VoiceOver, the iPad's built-in screen reader. Using familiar gestures, content from the iBooks store or synced to the user's device via iTunes can be read page-by-page or in a continuous fashion by VoiceOver.

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Blio -- New E-Reader Software and Bookstore

Blio, available as of September 28, 2010, will give users text-to-speech, magnification, and other control over how its electronic books are presented. It runs on computers and mobile devices.  Watch a video demonstration, from 1:01 to 9:12.

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Readability -- Simpler Websites

Frustrated with confusing, distracting, glitzy web pages?  Readability is a web tool that simplifies the layout of any web page, including color and font size improvements.  Try it on your own website to see if there are ways it could be simpler.

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