Wales Council of the Blind

Smart phone

Definition: A smart phone is an advanced mobile phone, that allows you to do more than just make phone calls and send text messages. A typical smart phone might let you browse the internet and download apps. The iPhone and the HTC are very well known examples of smart phones.

Category: technology

Credit: RNIB


Services mentioning Smart phone

Audiobook lending service - (Listening Books) Accessible media

Listening Books has over 10,000 wonderful fiction and non-fiction titles in our collection for children and adults, including many popular authors. We also have set texts and study guides and many of our educational titles are recorded in our professional digital studios and aren't available anywhere else! Titles can be streamed over WiFi on computers, laptops, tablets, or smartphones, downloaded to portable devices to listen to offline or on the go, or on MP3 CDs sent through the post.

RNIB Reading Services online library - (RNIB) Accessible media

A digital download library, allowing subscribers to download talking books, talking magazines and podcasts directly to their computer, tablet or smartphone.

RSBC Assistive Technology sessions - (Royal Society for Blind Children) Access technology

If you want to feel empowered and knowledgeable about the world of technology, then join our Accessible Technology sessions. Our Senior Accessibility Advisor Alex can provide support with using a wide range of devices such as smart phones, computers, tablets, braille readers and much more. They can also offer support in how everyday devices can be used to support blind and partially sighted people in areas including travel, finances, wellbeing and fitness, independent living and school. You can arrange a personal session online with Alex, designed just for you, or you and your family. We also run a range of group workshops online. All sessions last between 1 and 1.5 hours and can be arranged at a date and time of your convenience.

Technology for Life - (RNIB) Access technology

RNIB's Technology for Life team can give you information and support with: Making the best use of your smartphone or tablet; using accessibility software such as screen readers or magnifiers; understanding the specifications of products; discovering new products that could be useful to you; troubleshooting and problem solving. The Technology Support volunteers provide one to one support at home for people with sight loss. Grants available.

Working Age and Young People Connect by Tech Groups - (Macular Society) Access technology

Macular Society's Connect by Tech service offers one-to-one telephone support with the technology you are using around your home. Make the most of you smart phones, tablets, laptops and computers, smart speakers, and other technology. Help with setting up Alexa, using accessibility features on devices, help with video calls, setting up a computer, Zoom and conference calls and more. Zoom meeting on the fourth Friday of the month 10.30am

Library records mentioning Smart phone

Technology (Confident Living) Guidance - [Library Type]

If you have sight loss, and little or no experience with technology, this guide can help you. You will discover the basics about computers, tablets and smartphones and how to get online. You’ll also be able to learn about magnifiers and the accessibility features of TVs and radios.