This approximately 18-minute podcast represents a brief run-through of the new Blio ebook reading app for iOS developed by KNFB Reading Technology, Inc.
While the Blio app is VoiceOver accessible, I have reached the following observations, which are clearly demonstrated in the podcast:
- The app is sloppy and clearly not ready for primetime. I’m surprised Apple approved it in its current form.
- The Blio reading experience is unsatisfying.
- Blio for iOS lacks important navigation, such as lines, sentences and paragraphs, one might expect while reading books.
- Finally, the app lacks a help section or tutorial page.