January 30/Next Phone Meeting of the Philadelphia Computer Users’ Group for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Thoughts from David Goldfield

Our next phone meeting is scheduled for Friday, January 30 from 8:00-10:00 PM Eastern time. People outside of Philadelphia are also welcome.
There are many topics which we could discuss. Possibilities include

1. The release of the Be my Eyes app for iOS, allowing blind users to connect with over 90,000 sighted volunteers to receive free assistance. Have you tried the app? Do you like it?

2. On January 21, Microsoft hosted a major press event which they called Windows 10: the Next Chapter. You can read more about the announcements and watch an archive of the webcast from the above link. Among other things, they provided more information about Windows 10, including that it will contain the Cortana voice assistant and that the OS will be free during the first year of its release for users of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.

3. AI Squared released version 9 of…

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