macOS

Post Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017

In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher demonstrates Multilingual VoiceOver support on macOS.

Post Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

In this podcast, David Woodbridge introduces us to Siri on the Mac. Siri on the Mac offers many of the same capabilities available on iOS, along with Mac-specific functionality such as the ability to search through folders to quickly find files.

Post Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

In this podcast, Alex Hall takes a look at the Chess application which comes preloaded on all Mac computers. This is a companion to his guide to the Chess app.

You can use the Chess application to play chess against the computer or another person, or watch the computer play against itself. You can choose the level of difficulty for each game, get hints from the computer, and make moves using spoken commands.

Post Date: Sunday, December 7, 2014

In the fourth of his series of podcasts looking at the Finder on macOS, David Griffith shows us how to use Folder Actions to create Download alerts. This is demonstrated by downloading from the RNIB Talking Newspaper and Magazine service. He also briefly demonstrates how to read the downloaded newspaper in Apple Books, previously known as iBooks.

Post Date: Friday, November 28, 2014

In this podcast, David Griffith gives us a demonstration of using the OS X Spotlight to search for files by name or text contained in them.

He then demonstrates how to create a Smart Folder based upon the search which will automatically list all files which meet your search criteria. The folder will react dynamically as files are deleted or new ones created.

Post Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

In the second of his series of podcasts looking at the Spotlight Finder on Mac OS X, David Griffith discusses how to locate music using tag file information.

In the second half, he covers searching by filename under different document format types.

Post Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

In the third of his series of podcasts looking at the Spotlight Finder on Mac OS X, David Griffith discusses how to search within a folder location and shares some strategies for searching by file type without file names and using Finder Sort parameters to further assist with searching by file types.

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: 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: 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, 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, 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

<p>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.

Post Date: Monday, April 30, 2018

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.

Topics featured in this podcast include:

Post Date: Monday, April 29, 2019

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:

Post Date: Sunday, December 23, 2018

In their end of year edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Randy Rusnak, and Mike Malarsie discuss recent Apple news; look back at the past year, and share what they are hoping to find under the Christmas tree. Topics featured in this podcast include:

News

Post Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019

In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville and Mike Malarsie are joined by special guest Robin Christopherson to discuss recent Apple news and other topics of interest. Topics featured in this podcast include:

Post Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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:

Post Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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: