When you see “Google play services being updated” on android apps…

22 May

When you see “Google play services being updated” on android apps…

Recently I was experiencing a strange problem with Uber App on android. Every time I open the app, it displays “Google play services is being updated” and map never shows places. can’t select destination or pick up place. Tried closing the app, rebooted the device – neither helped. Then went to Settings -> Apps ->… Continue Reading When you see “Google play services being updated” on android apps…

24 Apr

WCAG 2.1 is now a proposed recommendation

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 has become a proposed recommendation a while ago. This is possibly a last step before a standard becomes W3C recommendation. In short, this process is to confirm if required corrections are made. Here is what it means in the words of W3C. 7.6.4 Call for Review of Proposed Corrections Document… Continue Reading WCAG 2.1 is now a proposed recommendation

22 Apr

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: beyond digital accessibility

It’s true that most of the events being planned to observe Global Accessibility Awareness Day are focused on digital accessibility. This is not because someone doesn’t like about other aspects. It is happening just due to most people who are involved or hosting GAAD are from technology background. There is no restriction to observe GAAD only in… Continue Reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day: beyond digital accessibility

20 Apr

Using WAVE – an Accessibility Evaluation tool by WebAIM – #GAADSeries

This is a guest post by Kameshwari Devi Kiran Kumar This article briefly explanes how to use the WAVE tool to test accessibility for a website. There are primarily two methods of using the tool: Entering the URL of the website you would like to test into the ‘Webpage address’ textbox given for the purpose… Continue Reading Using WAVE – an Accessibility Evaluation tool by WebAIM – #GAADSeries

8 Mar

Short note: Why it’s important for promotional emails to be accessible and not text embedded into an image?

These days, almost every day, we will end up receiving an email about a promotional offer but quite often they are image based. If you are a user with vision impairment, you cannot read that email with a screen reader. If you are viewing that email on a mobile device, often, images does not get… Continue Reading Short note: Why it’s important for promotional emails to be accessible and not text embedded into an image?

4 Mar

Pioneer in disability sector Shri. Javed Abidi has passed away – great loss for entire disability sector

He was such a person who have strength to have a Minister chair an event and point out what he has not done in spite he has power to do so. He was such a person who chose to work on untouched issues like policy and advocacy instead regular empowerment and welfare activities. He was… Continue Reading Pioneer in disability sector Shri. Javed Abidi has passed away – great loss for entire disability sector