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Accessibility, audio, games, Linux and other things, from a visually impaired person's point of view.

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Nintendo 3ds Review

A blind person, plus a 3DS, equals... What?

I don't really know yet. But the point is... I bought a 3DS.

The 3DS with its lid closed

I wasn't interested in any of its games in particular, but as my five years old DS Lite's buttons (mainly the arrow keys and the "A" button) are becoming loose, I was starting to consider doing an upgrade. My plan was to get the new console maybe next year, but I found a cheap 3DS in a store near home. "Cheap" in way of speaking, because here in Brazil, things like games are very expensive. My 3DS cost R$479 (roughly $236.70 USD). No, it's not the 3DS XL, it's the normal 3DS. And this was the cheapest brand new one I could find. The XL was just released here in Brazil, costing around... R$1200 (roughly $590 USD!). In other words, too expensive.

Here is my review of the 3DS: (Read the full article)

"Happy Birthday to You" Music Arrangement

I decided to do an arrangement of the song "Happy Birthday to You" for my music teacher's birthday and, after much struggling, Read the full article)

[03/26] Status Update

It's been a long time since the last post.(Read the full article)

Rockman Fan Fiction

Recently, I've finally started publishing a fan fiction about the Rockman (Mega Man) series that was sitting here for a long time.(Read the full article)

Kirby: Revenge of Error Knight

I've never thought that Windows errors could be so interesting.(Read the full article)

A Basic Introduction to SoX

What is SoX?

SoX (Sound eXchange) is, as the author calls it, "the Swiss Army knife of sound processing programs". It is free, open source and runs under Windows, Mac and Linux.

SoX can play, record, convert, edit, split, join and apply various effects to audio files of many different formats. (Read the full article)

A Small Status Update

After upgrading Speech-Dispatcher, the Orca screen reader couldn't detect the Japanese voice synthesizer anymore.(Read the full article)

Blind Man Beats Ocarina of Time

The legend says that when the kingdom was dominated by the evil being, a young man came traveling through time, defeated the dark forces and saved the kingdom, and since them he was known as the Hero of Time. This legend is right, but they forgot a very important detail: the Hero of Time was blind. (Read the full article)