The New Version Of The Syrinx Twitter Client Is Awesome

I have been using the new version of Syrinx by MRR Software for the Mac to handle my Twitter interactions for a week now. Syrinx is an absolutely stellar Twitter client because the author has worked very hard to make the entire experience of using Syrinx a breeze with VoiceOver. The new Twitter list support has been added along with the ability to preview the tweet timeline using any of the VoiceOver navigation functions. Now, I am able to quickly and efficiently read, review, and answer the tweets in my many lists. I am constantly amazed at how productive the …

Continue Reading

Accessible Productivity And Spell Check On The Mac

Operating With A PC Moving to the Mac with VoiceOver from Microsoft WIndows and JAWS was a great organizing exercise for me. I took a look at my daily tasks and realized that I spent the majority of my computer time in the following programs: • Microsoft Outlook 2003 • AOL, Yahoo, and MSN Instant Messaging • Firefox • Adobe Reader • Microsoft Office Email was handled by Microsoft Outlook 2003. Contact management, calendar maintenance task management, and note taking was also handled by Outlook 2003 I used the Miranda instant messaging client for AOL, Yahoo, and MSN messaging. Although …

Continue Reading

Using Vienna As An Accessible Twitter Client

In my quest to move all my activities to the Mac one of the first items that needed to be handled was an accessible Twitter client. Although I am not a power user, the number of people that I follow on Twitter has crossed the three thousand mark. This means that there is a need for a precise filtering mechanism that permits one to take a Twitter stream of over Twenty Thousand tweets a day and quickly glean the high priority Tweets. I chose Vienna version 2.3.4. This solution is totally accessible with VoiceOver and permits one to specify the …

Continue Reading