Category: JAWS

FS Skill Building and Review, Improving JAWS Skills in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a robust application with many useful features that increase productivity at home, in school, and in the workplace. During our last webinar, “Microsoft Outlook with JAWS”, we demonstrated a number of useful features for sending email, managing contacts, and scheduling appointments. On August 15 at noon Eastern, we’ll provide a task-based approach …

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5 Benefits of Using the Microsoft Outlook Desktop Email Client

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most widely used email applications in the world. Whether you use it at home for personal correspondence or at work for professional communication, there are several distinct benefits of choosing the Microsoft Outlook desktop email client to manage email more efficiently. Here are five to consider. 1.      Access Messages …

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Using the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform with JAWS

If you’ve taken part in our live webinars or other trainings this year, you’ve used the cloud-based conferencing solution by Zoom Video Communications commonly known as Zoom. This widely used platform enables us to offer remote training regardless of where you reside and is equipped with many powerful features that promote learning through personal interaction …

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Take Advantage of Our Incredible JAWS and ZoomText Certification Discounts from Now to the End of July

Are you interested in becoming a certified JAWS or ZoomText user at an incredible discount? Want to renew an existing certification while taking advantage of unbelievable savings? From now through July 31, you can purchase into the Freedom Scientific Certification Program at an 80% discount through the Freedom Scientific Training and Certification page. Use discount …

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JAWS and ZoomText Certifications Now Offered At an incredible Discount

Have you ever thought about becoming a certified JAWS or ZoomText user? Want to renew your certifications so they are up to date? Now, for a limited time, you can receive your certificates along with all the benefits at an unbeatable price. Beginning on July 1st and running through the 31st, after passing your certification …

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Thanks to our partnership with CFTB, 27 blind Missouri students learn the power of JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion

When young people who are blind or low vision are equipped with the skills to use mainstream computing technology, they’re gaining skills that prepare them for future study and employment. With JAWS, ZoomText or Fusion, they can most efficiently use popular apps that embrace accessibility such as Microsoft Office, or much trickier proprietary apps unique …

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Firefox Extended Support Release now requires JAWS 2018 or newer

Firefox has now reached a stage in its evolution where it is necessary for JAWS users to be either running JAWS 2018 or later or switch to an alternative browser. If you’ve been reading our blog for some time, you’ll recall that we’ve kept you informed regarding our close collaboration with Mozilla with respect to …

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More news from Computers for the Blind on obtaining an affordable computer complete with JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion

In June, we blogged about our partnership with Computers for the Blind, an initiative that sees JAWS and ZoomText pre-installed on all machines they distribute. Each application can be run on its own, or at the same time through Fusion. We recently heard from David Jeppson, CFTB’s Executive Director, who told us of a new …

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JAWS, ZoomText and MAGic now freely available in Hungary

As we’ve blogged previously, we’re always looking for innovative initiatives to ensure that our powerful software is available to all who need it. One such approach is to work with national governments and other entities to establish country-wide licenses. In Colombia and Spain, any blind person can already use JAWS, ZoomText and MAGic at no …

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