Wales Council of the Blind


Definition: App is short for 'application' and is very often used to describe a small program that it installed onto a mobile phone or tablet device. It could be anything from a word processor to a colour detector or train times finder.

Category: technology

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Services mentioning App

Brighter Futures Wellbeing Hub - (Vision Support) Information

Living with a vision impairment can have a significant impact on your wellbeing as it impacts on daily life both emotionally and practically. Vision Support's Wellbeing Hub aims to provide you with information including websites and apps that can help improve your wellbeing as well as services that you can access throughout North-East Wales, Cheshire-West and Chester and Halton. On the hub you can discover: Services and activities taking place in your area; Apps and online resources; Information

Pembrokeshire Talking Newspaper - (Pembrokeshire Talking Newspaper) Accessible media

Western Telegraph (weekly). Our area covers the whole of Pembrokeshire, the borders of Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire. Pembrokeshire Talking Newspaper is also available on smart speakers by saying "Alexa, enable Pembrokeshire Talking Newspaper". If you do not have an internet connection, you can make a telephone call to 0330 22 33 452 and use the keys on your phone to control the playback just like your normal memory stick player. The call is charged at the same rate as a normal phone call, so please check your included call times. You can also hear us on any mobile, tablet or computer where you can change playback speed, download the edition or subscribe to our podcast. Please note you do not need to install an app to do this.

Services for Businesses - (RNIB) Training

With over 150 years' experience of working together with blind and partially sighted people, our knowledge can help your business open up a host of new opportunities. We can help with websites, apps, accessible communications, user testing, training and much more.