iOS

Post Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021

In this podcast Thomas Domville will show you how to stop your iPhone from going to sleep too quickly or if you simply want to change your Lock screen settings to turn off Auto-Lock or change how quickly your screen dims to increase your iPhone lock screen duration. This podcast is for you.

Post Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

In this podcast, Sabrina Fagerheim takes us through one of her favourite games, a challenging tile matching puzzle game from Kid Friendly Software called Blindfold Pyramid Tiles. Download the game from the App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/blindfold-pyramid-tiles/id1235887256?mt…

Post Date: Friday, December 8, 2017

In this podcast, Abby is back to introduce us to and walk us through some of the key features of Bible Gateway for iOS, which is available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Get it on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/bible-gateway/id506512797?mt=8&at=11l4LS

Post Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017

In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher introduces us to the Actilino smart braille display from Handy Tech, and shows us how to connect it to an iOS device for use as an audio device to take phone calls, listen to music and more. He then shows us how to pair the Actilino for use as a braille display.
For more on the Actilino, check out Travis Roth's review at https://www.applevis.com/reviews/braille-devices/handy-tech-actilino-re…

Post Date: Sunday, October 16, 2016

In this Podcast, Scott Davert compares Amazon's new music service, Amazon Music Unlimited, with Apple Music. Specifically, Scott covers using both services with their virtual voice assistants: Alexa ans Siri. At the time of posting, Amazon Music Unlimited is only available in the US, but Amazon indicates that it will be available in the UK and Germany before the end of 2016.

Post Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

In this podcast, Cati gives us an overview and demonstration of the English voices available for VoiceOver users on iOS. Additionally, Cati demonstrates the process of downloading a voice.

Post Date: Friday, September 14, 2018

In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us an overview of some of the new features in iOS 12. Topics covered in this podcast include:

Post Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Scott and Alex sat down with John Panarese of MacForTheBlind.com, who is an Apple-certified OS X instructor. He told us all about how anyone, blind or sighted, can obtain this certification. The only limitation is that the test must be taken in person at an authorized training center; use this page to locate your nearest training center.

Post Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018

In this highly anticipated episode of the AppleVis Extra, Dave and Thomas are joined by Kosta, one of the team behind the new FlickType keyboard app, and once of Fleksy. In this wide ranging and frank discussion, we discuss the history of Fleksy, what happened with that app and why, as well as looking to the future with FlickType.
For more information on FlickType, visit www.flicktype.com or contact the team on Twitter @FlickType.

Post Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

In this podcast, Dave Nason, Thomas Domville, Tyler Stephen, and Stuart Lawler discuss the announcements made at Apple's WWDC 2018 Keynote.

Post Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

In this podcast, Dave Nason, Alex Hall, Tyler Stephen, and Scott Davert discuss the announcements made at Apple's September 12, 2018 event.

Post Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018

In this podcast, Dave Nason, Thomas Domville, Scott Davert, and Serina Gilbert discuss their impressions of iOS 12 and watchOS 5, to be released on 17 September 2018.w

Post Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

In this episode, Dave Nason, Alex Hall, Scott Davert and Tyler Steven gather to talk about everything announced at Apple's October 30th event in New York, where a new MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iPad Pro were revealed.
For even more coverage of the announcements, check out Alex's blog post at https://www.applevis.com/blog/apple-ipad-news/all-about-new-macs-and-ip…

Post Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason is joined by Scott Davert, Tyler Stephen and Club AppleVis Member Tate Luck to talk about Apple's service oriented March 25 event, titled "It's Showtime". At the event, Apple unveiled updates to the Apple News and TV apps, alongside new subscription services called Apple News+ and Apple TV+.

Post Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason, Thomas Domville, Scott Davert, and Tyler Stephen get together to discuss the announcements made at Apple's WWDC 2019 Keynote.

You can read our summary of the keynote here; where you are also encouraged to share your own opinions on what Apple did and did not announce.

Post Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by Sarah Herrlinger, Director of Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives at Apple; and Dean Hudson, Accessibility Evangelist at Apple. Topics covered in this podcast include an in-depth look at new accessibility features coming later this year in Apple software for blind and low vision users, as well as a broader look at Apple's approach to making their products accessible to as many people as possible.

Post Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason, Scott Davert, and Thomas Domville sit down to discuss some of their favourite new features of iOS and iPadOS 13; along with some of the issues that these releases have introduced for blind and low vision users.

Post Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, host Dave Nason speaks to Michael Feir, author of Personal Power; The iOS Edition, a recently released comprehensive guide on how to get the most from iOS as a blind user.

Post Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason, Thomas Domville, and Tyler Stephen get together to discuss Apple's WWDC 2020 Keynote.

Post Date: Monday, June 29, 2020

Please find a full text transcript of this podcast below. In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason and Thomas Domville speak with Sarah Herrlinger, Director of Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives at Apple, and her colleague Dean Hudson, who is also a VoiceOver and braille user himself. On 22 June, Apple’s WWDC keynote highlighted the key changes and updates coming in iOS 14, iPad OS 14, Watch OS 7 and Mac OS Big Sur, from a largely mainstream perspective. This conversation with Sarah and Dean gives us the opportunity to learn much more about what’s new in the area of access