AppleVis Podcast

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville demonstrates how to force quit an app on Apple Watch.

Reasons you might want to do this include the app becoming unresponsive, frequently crashing, or you simply having a suspicion that the app might be the cause of a more general and system-wide issue.

As Thomas demonstrates, the process is simple - with the app open, press and hold the side button to show the power options. Then press and hold the Digital Crown to quit the app. 2 of 3

Saturday, October 17, 2020

If you’ve got two microphones but don’t have a digital mixing board, the Audio MIDI Setup app on macOS lets you configure them as a single audio device. Paul Martz shows us how to do it in this podcast, which was recorded and mixed entirely on GarageBand.

For more information on recording with GarageBand, see Paul’s blog series.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason, Scott Davert, Thomas Domville, & Tyler Stephen get together to discuss Apple's Hi, Speed October 2020 event.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Did you know that you can easily check your iPhone to see if has a carrier lock on it? Follow along in this podcast as Thomas Domville shows us how to access iPhone carrier lock information on iOS.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Need to scan a QR code? In this podcast Thomas Domville will show us how easy it is to scan a QR code on iOS

Thursday, October 1, 2020

In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Randy Rusnak, and Mike Malarsie discuss recent Apple news and other topics of interest. Topics featured in this podcast include:

Thursday, September 17, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville demonstrates how to use Siri to send an audio message.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville shows us the new ability in iOS 14 to quickly and easily move back through menu levels by performing a long-press on the Back button.

Essentially, this functionality is similar to back button history menus that you are probably familiar with from your desktop web browser.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville shows us how to get notified and have your headphone volume reduced to a safe level when you reach the World Health Organization’s recommended safe weekly listening dose.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville demonstrates how to create, view, and edit captions to add context to your photos and videos, and easily find captions you’ve added in the Search tab.

Note that with iCloud Photos enabled, captions sync seamlessly across all your devices.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to the new option available in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 that allows you to set a default web browser and email app that launch when you click a link or want to compose a new mail message.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

In this quick tip, Michael Hansen demonstrates a workaround for the reduced VoiceOver responsiveness many users are experiencing in iOS 14.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to the App Library, a new space at the end of your Home Screen pages on iOS 14 that automatically organizes all of your apps into one view.

Features of the App Library include:

  • All of the apps on your iPhone are automatically sorted into categories such as Social, Productivity, and Entertainment. Categories intelligently reorder based on app use.
  • The App Library shows suggested apps you’re…
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville explores some of the new features and options for widgets in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. These include:

  • Place widgets anywhere on the Home Screen for information at a glance.
  • Widgets now come in small, medium, and large sizes so you can pick the information density that’s right for you.
  • You can create stacks of up to 10 widgets to make the most of the space on your Home Screen. Drag one widget on top of another and swipe through them…
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to the expanded VoiceOver Recognition features of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14.

These use on-device intelligence to recognize key elements displayed on your screen to add VoiceOver support for app and web experiences that don’t have accessibility support built in.

VoiceOver Recognition offers the following features:

VoiceOver Recognition: Image descriptions
VoiceOver reads complete-sentence descriptions of images and photos…

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Back Tap, a new accessibility feature in iOS 14 that lets you double and triple tap on the back of your iPhone to trigger accessibility features, iOS system actions, and shortcuts.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Sound Recognition, a new accessibility feature in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 that uses on-device intelligence to listen for certain sounds, like a doorbell, fire alarm or a baby crying, and alert the user if they're detected.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Headphone Accommodations, a new accessibility feature for supported AirPods and Beats headphones in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 that allows you to amplify soft sounds and adjust certain frequencies for your hearing needs or preference, or to help music, movies, phone calls, and podcasts sound more crisp and clear.

Headphone Accommodations also supports Transparency mode on AirPods Pro, making quiet voices more audible and tuning the sounds of…

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason, Scott Davert, and Tyler Stephen get together to discuss Apple's "Time Flies" event. Topics covered include The Apple Watch Series 6, new iPads, Apple One services, and iOS 14.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

With Apple announcing that iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 will be releasing on 16 September, Thomas Domville gives us an overview of some of the new features that are coming. Topics covered in this podcast include:

  • Home screen widgets on iOS 14
  • App Library on iOS 14
  • Hiding Home screen pages
  • Hiding an app in the App Library on iOS 14
  • Picture-in-picture multitasking
  • Translate app
  • Changing default browser and mail app
  • Pinning…
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

With Apple announcing that iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 will be releasing on 16 September, Thomas Domville gives us an overview of some of the new accessibility features that are coming. Topics covered in this podcast include:

  • Headphone accommodation
  • Sound recognition
  • Real-time TTY
  • FaceTime now detect sign language
  • Real-time headphone audio level measurement
  • VoiceOver Recognition
  • Back Tap
  • New voices for Voice Control
Saturday, September 5, 2020

In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, host Thomas Domville speaks with the team behind the SuperSense for iOS.

Supersense on the Web:
https://www.supersense.app/

‎Supersense - AI for Blind on the App Store:
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/supersense-ai-for-blind/id1484547836

Sunday, August 30, 2020

In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Randy Rusnak, and Mike Malarsie are joined by Club AppleVis member Anna Dresner to discuss recent Apple news and other topics of interest. Topics featured in this podcast include:

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

In a meeting? Doctor's Office? Napping? Listen in as Thomas Domville shows us how to enable Do Not Disturb temporarily on iOS.

Friday, August 21, 2020

Do you own an Apple Watch Series 4 and above and have the tendency to stumble or fall? Check out this podcast by Thomas Domville of how to turn on Fall Detection on Apple Watch as this feature just may save your life.

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