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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 8 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 8 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 9 months 1 day 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 9 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 9 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 week ago.
Posted on Friday 4 April 2014 by mehgcap

Intro

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 3 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 9 months 4 weeks ago.
Posted on Tuesday 1 April 2014 by mehgcap

A Brief History

I got my first iOS device, an iPod Touch (fourth generation), for Christmas in 2010. I was resistant at first, but eventually warmed up to it and grew to rely on it more than the braille notetaker I had used for over...

21 Comments : Last update or comment 9 months 3 weeks ago.
Posted on Sunday 30 March 2014 by mehgcap

Intro

Macs have been fully accessible since 2005, but those who have never used one may still believe the myths about VoiceOver that have been around almost as long as VoiceOver itself. Even long-time users may be doing extra work, not...

33 Comments : Last update or comment 1 month 3 weeks ago.

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