Android 4 Smartphone JitterBug Touch 4 Seniors @ Great Call

Jittouch2Seniors, grandmas and grandpas think smartphones are too complicated and Jitterbug has an Android answer with its GreatCall service and the Jitterbug Touch 2.

The Jitterbug Touch 2 offers an adapted Android operating system to make it easier to use. GreatCall claims that the Jitterbug Touch 2 is an ideal entry-level smartphone for people looking to transition from a basic feature phone. It comes with a free car charger.

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Marlee Matlin Signs ASL App Updated 4 iPad & iPhone

marleesigns"Marlee Signs" American Sign Language app has been updated to be used on iPhone as well as the iPad with new features.

 The latest update features:

  • The ability to loop lesson videos, enlarge them, and flip them for left-handed learners.
  • Users can now enjoy the app on both the iPhone and the iPad.
  • Ability to create "Sign Language e-Cards" that can be shared via Facebook and Twitter.

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LG Optimus F3 Sprint 6/14 Acessible for Blind & People w/Vision Loss or Hard of Hearing

Today during the M-enabling conference in Arlington, VA, Dan Hesse announced the upcoming availability of LG Optimus F3.

The LG Optimus F3  is designed for people with vision loss or other accessibility needs. It's also affordable at $29.99(after $50 rebate) with a contract.

The LG Optimus F3 features a 4" touchscreen, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, Wi-Fi Direct, SmartShare(DLNA), 5MP camera (voice activated) and many LG software features.

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Odin Mobile Launches for Blind & People with Impaired Vision

Beginning in July, Odin Mobile will offer cell phone service for blind persons and people who visually impaired, including innovative accessible handsets.  The Odin wireless service uses the T-Mobile network.

Adaptive handsets include the RAY Huawei Vision ($299.99)that offers eye-free operation, voice calling , SMS, contacts, calendar, GPS, voice recorder, emergency calling and audio books.

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