NEW: Kurzweil 3000 Chrome App and Extension

NEW: Kurzweil 3000 Chrome App and Extension Kurzweil has totally redesigned its web reading tools and released a Chrome app, too: Read the Web 3.0 extension for Chrome web browser and Kurzweil 3000 Chrome App.  Both are available as a free download for Kurzweil 3000+fireflyweb license subscribers. They deliver not only better functionality for any… Continue reading NEW: Kurzweil 3000 Chrome App and Extension

Bridges new website is LIVE!

Bridges has a brand new website that makes searching for, learning about, and purchasing Assistive Technology easier than ever. To celebrate we’re having a launch sale.  All-Turn-It Spinner, Don Johnston Switch Interface, Connection in the Workplace and other curricula, Jelly Bean Switch and more! We’ll be adding more items, so be sure to sign up for… Continue reading Bridges new website is LIVE!

Cloud Privacy: When the Extension’s Servers are Breached

It’s not enough to say your server in the Cloud is secure.  When a company or organization says their data is secure, assume that’s on a spectrum, rather than an absolute stating of fact. Just look at this Top 10 list from Digital Guardian of websites that have been hacked in 2015 (https://digitalguardian.com/blog/top-10-biggest-data-breaches-2015 ):  from… Continue reading Cloud Privacy: When the Extension’s Servers are Breached

Cloud Privacy: How is your extension paying for its development?

You don’t get something for nothing…. There’s no such thing as a free lunch… everybody’s got to eat… Home truths, that could be extended (pun intended) to extensions. Developers of extensions are no different than the rest of us — they don’t generally work for free. The one’s that do (and again we’ve been down this road… Continue reading Cloud Privacy: How is your extension paying for its development?

Cloud Privacy: Can you turn your Extensions Off?

For most extensions, it is a safe bet that they are always working.  Even though you are not actually accessing their functionality, they are still doing their work. For an extension to deliver that almost instant responsiveness that makes you forget the work is being done on a server, thousands of kilometres away, most extensions work… Continue reading Cloud Privacy: Can you turn your Extensions Off?