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Posted on Monday 7 January 2019 by PaulMartz

I'm basically lazy. If technology exists that lets me spend more time sitting on my butt, I'm all over it. I control my thermostat with an app, use Google Hangouts for virtual meetings, and don't remember the last time I walked to a mailbox—that's why God invented email.

Aside from the thermostat, I've yet to jump into the smart home craze....

7 Comments : Last update or comment 5 months 2 weeks ago.
Posted on Tuesday 1 January 2019 by AppleVis

Welcome to the December 2018 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 - 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

backpack studio (iOS,...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 5 months 3 weeks ago.
Posted on Monday 24 December 2018 by Nicholas

To the tune of Twelve Days of Christmas

On my first time with VoiceOver, VO gave to me,
a way to pause, with Control key.
On my second time with VoiceOver, VO gave to me,
two modifiers, and a way to pause, with Control key.
On my third time with VoiceOver, VO gave to me,
three tab keys waiting, two modifiers, and a way to pause, with Control key.
On my fourth time with VoiceOver, VO gave to me,
four fun Commanders, three tab keys...

7 Comments : Last update or comment 5 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Tuesday 18 December 2018 by AppleVis

Update: this giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the winners ... we hope you enjoy this great app.

Are you looking for a fully accessible, easy to use yet feature-packed, weather app? If you answered “yes” (and why wouldn't you!), read on for an exciting promo code giveaway opportunity!

Weather Gods for iOS takes a unique approach to presenting weather information, and VoiceOver accessibility is a major consideration of the app's design with its...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 6 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Monday 17 December 2018 by AppleVis

We are pleased to announce the winners of the seventh annual AppleVis Golden Apple Awards.

Since their launch in 2012, the AppleVis Golden Apple Awards have afforded blind and low vision users of Apple products the opportunity to recognize and acknowledge the hard work and dedication which developers have put into making and maintaining great and accessible applications over the given year. The response of past nominees and winners to this recognition from blind and low vision users...

1 Comments : Last update or comment 6 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Monday 17 December 2018 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 12.1.2 to the public.

According to Apple's release notes via Mac Rumors, iOS 12.1.2 contains bug fixes for eSim activation on the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max--as well as fixes for cellular connectivity in Turkey on those same devices.

iOS 12.1.2 includes bug fixes for your iPhone. This update:

  • Fixes bugs with eSIM activation...
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Posted on Saturday 8 December 2018 by AppleVis

We are pleased to announce that voting for the AppleVis Golden Apple Awards of 2018 is now open; read on to find out which apps and developers have been shortlisted and how to cast your vote.

First launched in 2012, the AppleVis Golden Apples is an opportunity for blind and low vision users of Apple products to recognize and acknowledge the hard work and dedication which developers have put into making and maintaining great and accessible applications over the last twelve months....

0 Comments : Last update or comment 6 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Thursday 6 December 2018 by AppleVis

Apple has today released watchOS 5.1.2, bringing a new ECG app and irregular heart rate notifications for users of specific Apple Watch models in the United States.

Announcing the release of watchOS 5.1.2, apple said “the ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification feature will help users identify signs of AFib, the most common form of irregular...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 6 months 3 weeks ago.
Posted on Wednesday 5 December 2018 by AppleVis

Today has seen another round of software updates from Apple. In addition to iOS 12.1.1, Apple has released macOS Mojave 10.14.2, tvOS 12.1.1, HomePod 12.1.1 and an update to the Shortcuts app.

According to MacRumors, no new features were found in the beta cycle of macOS 10.14.2,...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 6 months 3 weeks ago.
Posted on Wednesday 5 December 2018 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 12.1.1.

In addition to reintroducing one feature and making some enhancements, iOS 12.1 also brings a few improvements for blind and low vision users.

Accessibility Improvements in iOS 12.1.1

In iOS 12.1.1, Apple has made continued progress towards addressing the accessibility bugs in iOS 12. Based on our testing, we believe the following issues have been resolved in iOS 12.1.1:...

21 Comments : Last update or comment 6 months 1 week ago.

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