Nokia Contest Will Reward Developers of Apps for Vision-Impaired Users on Windows Phone

The following blog post was written by David Dzumba – Accessibility program manager at Microsoft. He has worked in this area of the technology sector for more than 16 years. —- The explosive growth of app development for mobile phones has been particularly helpful to blind and low-vision users. Today, apps enable a mobile phone…


Interview: Developing Accessible Applications for Windows Phone

The following blog post was written by David Dzumba – Accessibility program manager at Microsoft. He has worked in this area of the technology sector for more than 16 years. —In the earliest stages of development it is important to design an application for everyone, including those of us with limitations in vision, hearing, speech,…


Featured App: Toggle

If you are like me, you might find yourself frequently changing system settings in the Windows Phone “Settings” app. For example, I travel quite a bit and find myself turning on and off “Airplane Mode” with enough regularity that digging for the switch in the Settings app is not ideal. Unfortunately I can’t directly pin the…