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Posted on Tuesday 15 October 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 13.1.3, iPadOS 13.1.3, and a supplemental update for macOS Catalina.

According to Apple's release notes, via MacRumors, the iOS and iPadOS updates include various bug fixes. See below for details:

iOS 13.1.3:

  • Addresses an issue that could prevent a device from ringing or vibrating for an incoming call
  • Fixes an issue that may prevent...
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Posted on Friday 11 October 2019 by David Goodwin

In its recent “deep dive” in to Mac Catalyst, Ars Technica reported that Apple and developers they spoke with considered Catalyst apps to be “the future of Mac software”. If my early experience is anything to go by, Apple still has much to do if VoiceOver users are to be included in that future.

If you are unfamiliar with...

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Posted on Monday 7 October 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released macOS 10.15 Catalina to the public. As usual, we won’t cover the mainstream features here, concentrating instead on what's new and changed for blind and low vision users. For an overview of the mainstream changes, we recommend that you read this indepth review of Catalina by Mac Stories.

Please remember to check the section about bugs to see if now is the right time to upgrade...

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Posted on Tuesday 1 October 2019 by AppleVis

Welcome to the September 2019 edition of AppleVis Unlimited, our monthly series which aims to highlight what's new and noteworthy on the AppleVis website. Below, you'll find a selection of the best content posted to AppleVis by members of the community - from new app entries, to app updates, to the latest news and podcasts. For easier navigation, the major sections of this post are at heading level 3, and each individual item is at heading level 4.

New and Noteworthy App Entries...

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Posted on Monday 30 September 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 13.1.2 and iPadOS 13.1.2 to fix a small number of bugs.

According to Apple's release notes, via MacRumors, these updates include bug fixes for several issues, including problems with the camera, iCloud backup, and flashlight:

iOS 13.1.2:

  • Fixes a bug where the progress bar for iCloud Backup could continue to show after a successful backup...
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Posted on Friday 27 September 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 13.1.1 and iPadOS 13.1.1 to fix a small number of bugs and address one security vulnerability.

According to Apple's release notes, the iOS 13.1.1 update addresses the following bugs:

  • Fixes issues that could prevent iPhone restoring from backup
  • Addresses an issue that could cause battery to drain more quickly
  • Fixes an issue that could impact recognition of Siri requests on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max...
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Posted on Friday 27 September 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released macOS 10.14.6 Supplemental Update 2, along with iOS 12.4.2 and watchOS 5.3.2 for older devices for which the latest operating systems are not available.

According to Apple's release notes, via MacRumors, the updates address a vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to, "cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution."...

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Posted on Tuesday 24 September 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released tvOS 13, bringing a redesigned Home screen; a new Control Center; multi-user support; picture-in-picture; and more to Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD.

A New Home Screen

tvOS 13 introduces an updated Home screen, which Apple says is designed for discovery:

Apps can now play full-screen video previews on the Home...

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Posted on Sunday 22 September 2019 by Jonathan Mosen

I am totally blind and wear Made For iPhone (MFI) hearing aids, in my case the Oticon OPN S 1. My primary method of input on iPhone is Braille Screen Input, but when working on more complex documents, I use my Apple Magic Keyboard.

Until last Friday, I was running an iPhone 10S Max, but I have now upgraded to an iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Users of MFI hearing aids are well aware that there has been an ongoing issue using Bluetooth keyboards, VoiceOver, and the aids together. This...

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Posted on Saturday 21 September 2019 by Dave82

Introduction

It's that time of year again. Apple has just released new iPhones and Watches, alongside major software updates for new and existing devices.

This year, Apple has done something a little different though, by creating iPad OS. Fear not though, it's still that familiar iOS you know and love, and includes all the new features and enhancements of iOS 13, but now has its own identity and some additional features all of its own, as Apple looks to make the case for the...

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