iPad Humbug

I’m noticing a disturbing trend in new gadgetry.There are
supposedly 20 million disabled people in the U.S., and new devices seem to be
less and less accessible to them. Clearly, a visually-impaired person would
have real problems using an iPad, but what about people like me with limited
dexterity? I cannot reliably type with my fingertips; I must close my hand and
use a knuckle. That w0rks, but not on capacitive touch-screens. I certainly
can’t do the all-important "pinch motion." With crusty old Windows, there
are a dozen ways of triggering a given action. Not in Steve Jobs’ universe. Is
Jobs saying disabled people aren’t cool enough for his products?


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