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Posted on Thursday 19 August 2010 by Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

This quick guide provides instruction in the two ways of stopping apps running on Apple iDevices running iOS 4. As of this writing, Aug. 19, 2010, only the iPod Touch, iPhone 3 G S and iPhone 4 support multitasking with iOS 4.

We assume VoiceOver is enabled while following this guide, so VoiceOver gestures are used. If you are sighted,...

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Posted on Monday 16 August 2010 by Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

Would you like to uninstall an app from your iPod Touch without the need to connect it to your computer? If you need an easy way to delete an app from your iDevice without using iTunes, this quick guide is for you.

We assume VoiceOver is enabled while following this guide, so VoiceOver gestures are used. If you are sighted, you may wish...

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Posted on Friday 13 August 2010 by Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

Do you need a way to easily turn off VoiceOver so a sighted friend can use your iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone? Are you playing a gesture-based audio game that requires you to disable VoiceOver? If you need a way to easily turn VoiceOver off and on without sighted assistance, keep reading for instructions. This quick guide is for you.

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Posted on Saturday 7 August 2010 by Janner

To request a refund for an inaccessible app, follow these steps:

  1. Open iTunes on your Mac or PC. If you are already signed in, skip to step 4.
  2. Choose Store > Sign in.
  3. Enter your account name and password, then click the Sign In button.
  4. Choose Store > View My Account:
  5. Click the Purchase...
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Posted on Monday 2 August 2010 by Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

Some blind users of Apple's built-in VoiceOver Mac OS X screen reader have reported an inability to rate content or post reviews in the iTunes Store. Apple has responded with a solution that has been confirmed to solve the problem effectively.

The trouble is found in the way the ratings widget interacts with VoiceOver, said Nate Doss, a...

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Posted on Saturday 31 July 2010 by kevinchao89

Within in any edit field, it is possible to select text to delete, copy or cut and paste contents of clipboard.
1. Flick to edit field, double tap to move focus to start/end of edit box and another double tap will move focus to opposite end.
2. Place two fingers on screen and turn right or left to word/character, depending on how...

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Posted on Saturday 31 July 2010 by Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

The Freedom Pro Bluetooth keyboard from Freedom Input may be used as an alternative to the touch screen for typing text. This can be particularly helpful for performing text entry tasks such as taking notes
and writing e-mail.

As of June 28, Freedom Input has not provided instructions for connecting the keyboard to the iPhone in...

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Posted on Saturday 31 July 2010 by Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

Apple provides a guide to developers describing exactly how to make their applications accessible to blind users by way of VoiceOver.

When advocating with app makers, it is strongly recommended that initial communications include a link to this guide.

Apple describes this guide as follows:

Using iOS 3.0 and later, VoiceOver...

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