High Tech > IOS

Gboard for iOS gets updated with Morse code to help people with disabilities

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Google added Morse code to Gboard for Android a while ago and is now offering iOS users the possibility to use it as well starting today. If you don't know how to type in the Morse code, Google has created a game that's available on Android, iOS, and desktop, which will help you learn it in less than an hour.
However, for many people with disabilities, typing in Morse code is absolutely mandatory, as developer Tania Finlayson, an expert in Morse code assistive technology and born with cerebral palsy points out.
I was one of four kids chosen to participate in a study for non-verbal ...
Read more ...

 

Google's Gboard keyboard now offers Morse code input because why not

Google's Gboard keyboard now offers Morse code input because why not

4 monthes ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Google added Morse code as an input method to its Gboard keyboard. The company already offers Morse code in the Android version of Gboard. Now, it's debuting in the iOS version. While this may sound like a gimmicky tool for people to play with, it actually has some significance for people with disabilities. Tania Finlayson, an assistive tech developer with cerebral palsy, wrote a post on Google's blog about how Morse code helps her to communicate: "At first I thought learning Morse code would be a waste of time, but soon learned that it gave me total freedom with my words, and for the...
Read more ...

 

Gboard adds Morse code keyboard on iOS, offers training game

Gboard adds Morse code keyboard on iOS, offers training game

4 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Google has brought Morse code to its Gboard for iOS mobile keyboard, enabling iPhone users to access a vital communication tool. Google previously introduced the support on Gboard for Android, doing so in partnership with Tania Finlayson, developer and Morse code expert. The Android version of the tool supports external witches to help users with limited mobility. Morse code is...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   IOS      Google      Android      News      Tech      Mobile      IPhone      Archive      Accessibility      Apps      Gboard      Google      Mobile  


Shoppers Drug Mart Black Friday sale includes Nintendo Switch with $125 gift...

Shoppers Drug Mart Black Friday sale includes Nintendo Switch with $125 gift card for $379.99

Shoppers Drug Mart - which is owned by Loblaws - is not the first place we think about when it comes to tech. However, the health-focused retailer has a few good deals on tech... Read more ...

‘Final Fantasy VII Remake' director sets record straight on game's progress

‘Final Fantasy VII Remake' director sets record straight on game's progress

Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura clarified some information about the game's progress. There were earlier reports that the RPG was put on hold in favor of... Read more ...

Get Two Pixel 3 Phones for the Price of One After Project Fi Credits

Get Two Pixel 3 Phones for the Price of One After Project Fi Credits

You can get $799 in service credits when you buy two new Pixels from Project Fi. But it's a limited time offer from Google's wireless service. Read more ...

I spent a day taking photos with the iPhone XS Max - and it's hard not to be...

I spent a day taking photos with the iPhone XS Max - and it's hard not to be impressed with what this thing can do

Last weekend, I spent a pretty magical day in Central Park. The weather was beautiful - sunny and crisp - and the leaves had almost fully turned, making it one of the best... Read more ...

Cygnus ISS cargo launch will be livestreamed on NASA TV tomorrow

Cygnus ISS cargo launch will be livestreamed on NASA TV tomorrow

NASA plans to livestream Northrop Grumman's Cygnus cargo capsule launch early tomorrow morning. The launch is scheduled to take place from Virginia at around 4AM on Saturday... Read more ...

Xiaomi made a 150-inch $2,000 projector that's available exclusively at Walmart

Xiaomi made a 150-inch $2,000 projector that's available exclusively at Walmart

Xiaomi has a couple of new products out in Walmart and gave press the rundown today at an event in New York City. The first is a 150-inch projector going for $1,999.99 at... Read more ...

Microsoft is testing a terrible ad idea in Windows 10 Mail

Microsoft is testing a terrible ad idea in Windows 10 Mail

Microsoft, we're sorry to say, is back at it again with its intrusive Windows 10 ideas. This time around, Microsoft has decided to start testing ads within the Windows 10 mail... Read more ...

Verily pauses research on glucose-sensing contact lens

Verily pauses research on glucose-sensing contact lens

Verily, previously Google Life Sciences, is putting a hold on its program to build a contact lens that can monitor glucose in tears. First announced in 2014 , the glucose lens... Read more ...

Hisense H8E Series Review

Hisense H8E Series Review

Budget TVs continue to get more attractive and that includes the latest from Chinese TV maker Hisense. The company's new H8E, which offers 4K resolution, HDR, and a slick... Read more ...

‘Spyro Reignited Trilogy' proves nostalgia can only blind for so long

‘Spyro Reignited Trilogy' proves nostalgia can only blind for so long

Spyro Reignited Trilogy is a faithful and beatiful remaster of the PlayStation classics, but its dedication to retaining the original experience ultimately hinders the... Read more ...