iOS & iPadOS Apps

Post Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013
In this podcast, Orinks gives us a quick demonstration of A Dark Room, a text-based RPG for iOS.
 
The developer of this game is so keen to limit spoilers, that the only information they provide about the game is: “awake, head throbbing, vision blurry.”
 
The game combines interactive fiction with resource management.
Post Date: Thursday, December 28, 2017

If you enjoy word games, you'll love 7 Little Words, a fun and challenging game where you solve clues using the groups of letters provided. In this podcast, Abby introduces us to the game and takes us through one complete puzzle, consisting of seven clues. 7 Little Words is available in the App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/7-little-words/id431434152?mt=8

Post Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016

In this podcast, Mike Malarsie gives us a demonstration of Amazon Alexa, the free companion app to the company’s Echo hands-free speaker that you control with your voice.

Post Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

In this podcast, Joseph Weakland provides a brief demonstration of Blindfold Feud, one of many games in the Blindfold Games series.

Post Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

In this podcast, Joseph Weakland gives us a demonstration of Blindfold Sound Search for iOS, yet another title in the Blindfold Games series .

Post Date: Sunday, December 11, 2016

In this podcast, Joseph Weakland gives us a demonstration of Blindfold Trivia Match, yet another entry in the Blindfold Games series.

Post Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

In this podcast, William Lomas demonstrates Crafting Kingdom, an iOS game that has recently become popular among many in the blind community.

The following description is quoted from the app store:

Every empire starts small!

Post Date: Monday, March 13, 2017

In this podcast, Marvin Rush gives us a demonstration of the DIRECTV iOS app.

Post Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016

In this podcast, Randy Rusnak gives us a demonstration of Grand Clock - Chiming Grandfather Clock for iOS. This simple-to-use alarm clock costs 99 cents in U.S. funds, and provides additional chimes with in-app purchases.

Post Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

In this podcast, Sabrina introduces us to Hatchi - A retro virtual pet for iOS. She shows us how to hatch an egg, and interact with the pet.

Post Date: Monday, August 8, 2016

In this podcast, Sheri Wells-Jensen demonstrates Random~Number by PocketLab.

This free app is great for activities such as rolling dice, picking lottery numbers, flipping a coin, and about anything else you can think of.

Post Date: Friday, February 19, 2016

In this podcast, Sheri Wells-Jensen gives us a demonstration of Repeat CheckList - A custom can be learned! for iOS.

Post Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017

In this podcast, David Woodbridge gives us a demonstration of Talking Typer for iOS. Talking Typer is "An accessible typing and computer keyboard tutorial app with a keyboard game to help increase speed and accuracy in a fun environment!" The app costs $4.99 in the U.S.

Here is a link to Talking Typer on the app store.

Post Date: Thursday, December 24, 2015

In this podcast, Victor Tsaran gives us a demonstration of the Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker and its companion iOS App. As Victor shows, the app provides an accessible way for blind users to operate and monitor the cooker.

The Instant Pot IP-Smart Bluetooth-Enabled Multifunctional Pressure Cooker is available from amazon.com for US$180

Post Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018

In this podcast, Abby gives us a walk-through of the Real Care Baby Guide iOS app from Realityworks.

According to the App Store, the Real Care Baby Guide app is designed to be used as a tool to help participants going through a Real Care Baby simulation experience from Reality works. The guide will offer features like "How-To" information, frequently asked questions, Video guides for caring for the infant simulator, Safety precautions and Stress management tips.

Post Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018

In this podcast, Lysette Chaproniere walks us through Terminology Dictionary, an iOS app for word lovers. It is a powerful English language dictionary, thesaurus and research tool, and is free with optional paid upgrades. Get Terminology Dictionary on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/terminology-dictionary/id687798859?mt=8…

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, October 13, 2017

In this podcast, Abby gives us a quick overview of Verse-A-Day: Daily Bible Verses, an iOS app that delivers a new bible verse each day.

Preferred translations for bible verses include:

Post Date: Sunday, September 4, 2016

In this podcast, Scott Davert reviews the YiKaiEn iReader SDHC SDXC Micro SD OTG Card Reader which permits you to access SD cards on your iOS device. This accessory is available through Amazon for $20 at the link provided above. A partial walk-through of the iDiskk Pro app, the free companion app needed for this accessory, is also provided.

Post Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013
IN this podcast, AnonyMouse gives us a walk-through of an app for radio dramas from Yesteryear. Vintage Radio lite is an app available for free in the App Store. ALong with a demo of the app, we learn about the differences between the free and paid versions. For those radio enthusiasts, can you name the show in the intro? Tune in and find out.