iOS & iPadOS Apps

In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Randy Rusnakk and Mike Malarsie get together to talk about recent Apple news and topics of interest.

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In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher introduces us to Audio Moto Championship, a paid iOS app where you will face your opponents with super fast motorbikes. Conquer the categories 125, 250 and 500 cc of the Moto World Championship and bring your team to victory. Undertake the numerous tournaments of Audio Moto Championship, where you will prove yourself with different and always more difficult tracks.

Have you always wanted to be able to sing along with your favorite tunes? Not sure what the lyric is for a song? Dive in with Thomas Domville as he shows you how to use the lyrics feature in Apple Music on iOS. Become the next Karaoke star!

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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!

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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…

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…