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Posted on Wednesday 11 August 2010 by Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

Within the last few minutes, iOS 4.0.2 for iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, and iPod touch 2nd and 3rd generation (late 2009 models with 32 or 64 GB) has become available for download. In addition, the iPad has received an update to iOS 3.2.2.

The...

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Posted on Wednesday 4 August 2010 by Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

Shape Services committed Wednesday to make its flagship IM+ instant messaging application for the iPhone accessible to blind people by way of Apple's built-in VoiceOver screen reader....

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Posted on Saturday 31 July 2010 by David Goodwin

The following information was provided by BookShare to one of the subscribers to the VIPhone mailing list:

"At this point we don't provide ePub as it violates the Chafee
amendment requiring that books be "...

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Posted on Friday 30 July 2010 by David Goodwin

A new low cost daisy reader for the iPhone has been released.

DaisyWorm was developed by the Association for the Blind of Western Australia and Curtin University of Technology. It is a simple yet powerful DAISY audio book reader app...

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Posted on Friday 30 July 2010 by David Goodwin

People have started to receive the free cases that Apple are providing to iPhone 4 users.

If you haven't already applied for a case, you can so at...

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Posted on Friday 30 July 2010 by David Goodwin

Dropbox have confirmed that version 1.3 of their app will address some existing accessibility problems

The current version already works very well with VoiceOver, but there are some instances of button labelling that leave a little to...

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Posted on Friday 30 July 2010 by David Goodwin

As a direct response to approaches from a blind user, Feeds - RSS Reader with Google Reader Sync has improved its accessibility to VoiceOver users.

It was already very good, but now all the buttons on the app are clearly labelled....

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Posted on Friday 30 July 2010 by David Goodwin

iPhone owners in the US can now legally 'jailbreak' their smartphones thanks to new amendments made to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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