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Posted on Friday 23 May 2014 by Michael Hansen

The June 2 WWDC keynote—and presumably, the first public showcase and beta of iOS 8—is fast approaching. Over the last couple weeks, I’ve been seeing some iOS 8 “feature lists," for lack of a better term, circulating around the internet....

20 Comments : Last update or comment 4 months 2 weeks ago.
Posted on Wednesday 21 May 2014 by Michael Hansen

Apple is now offering hands-on accessibility training workshops at many of its retail stores.

As originally reported by Access iQ, Apple is now offering...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 9 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Thursday 15 May 2014 by Michael Hansen

Apple has just released OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, the third update to the OSX 10.9 Mavericks operating system.

According to the release notes, quoted on Mac Rumors...

18 Comments : Last update or comment 9 months 2 weeks ago.
Posted on Monday 5 May 2014 by Michael Hansen

The Sendero Group, developers of the Seeing Eye GPS app and other accessible GPS products has, in partnership with the Royal National Institute of Blind People, just launched a fully-featured turn-by-turn GPS app for users in the United Kingdom...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 9 months 4 weeks ago.
Posted on Sunday 4 May 2014 by AppleVis

At the end of each month, members of the AppleVis Editorial Team take a look at all the apps that have been posted to the site during that month—either for the first time, or where there has been a significant update—and decide which of these...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 10 months 14 hours ago.
Posted on Tuesday 29 April 2014 by mehgcap

A few months ago, the community of blind and visually impaired iOS users was thrown into an uproar when Fleksy split their apps into a new, updated version that was not Voiceover friendly, and an older version that was. Hundreds of comments,...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 10 months 5 days ago.
Posted on Tuesday 22 April 2014 by Michael Hansen

Apple today released iOS 7.1.1, an update that brings bug fixes—including a fix for the Bluetooth keyboard issue many VoiceOver users have experienced.

According to ...

7 Comments : Last update or comment 10 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Saturday 5 April 2014 by AppleVis

At the end of each month, members of the AppleVis Editorial Team take a look at all the apps that have been posted to the site during that month—either for the first time, or where there has been a significant update—and decide which of these...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 1 year 1 month ago.
Posted on Friday 4 April 2014 by mehgcap

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Have you ever thought about making the switch from braille notetaker to iOS device? Are you unsure which one you should choose? Do you have both, and can't decide which one to invest in moving forward? I made the switch from a...

4 Comments : Last update or comment 4 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Wednesday 2 April 2014 by David Woodbridge
Earlier this week I flew back from Melbourne to Sydney after attending the Vision 2014 International Low Vision Conference hosted by Vision Australia, where I was an Accessibility Ambassador on Apple’s iHouse interactive stand.
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9 Comments : Last update or comment 10 months 3 weeks ago.

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