AppleVis Podcast

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

In this podcast, Abby demonstrates BlindFold Word Cookie, which is one of the latest game titles available from Kid Friendly Software.

Your objective is to create as many words as possible using a set of letters.

In each cookie, there are from 5 to 20 levels. Each level has a set of letters, and you have to find all the words that can be created from those letters. You can use…

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In the first of what is planned to be a monthly series, 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:

The release of iOS 11.2.5

Monday, January 29, 2018
In this podcast, Abby introduces us to Blindfold Song Name, a free iOS app that is a fully accessible music game inspired by the TV Game Show "Name That Tune". In each turn, you first hear all of the song title choices. Then you will hear the song. As soon as you know which song it is, tap the screen, and then swipe up or down to your answer, then double tap. If your answer is correct, the faster you picked your answer, the more points you scored. You keep playing until you get 3 answers wrong…
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

IN this podcast, Scott Davert demonstrates and discusses the changes for braille display users in iOS 11 and later. How to set up type to Siri, braille captioning, how to customize braille keyboard commands, and the new settings in the braille menu are covered. A roughly edited transcript follows. Please note, This transcript was created soely for communication access. It is not a certified legal
transcript and may not be entirely verbatim.
Unknown Speaker: Welcome to Applevis.…

Monday, January 1, 2018

In this podcast, Alex Hall, Tyler Stephen, Scott Davert, and Dave Nason recap the highlights of 2017 in the Apple ecosystem and beyond.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

In this podcast, Marco shows us how to delete podcast episodes in the native Podcasts app, which had it's user interface overhauled in iOS11. The option to delete is not immediately obvious, so Marco shows us where to find it using the rotor actions menu or 3D touch.

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

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Seeing AI, a free iOS app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of AI to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text and objects. Optimized for use with VoiceOver, the app enables you to recognize: Short Text - Speaks text as soon as it appears in front of the camera, Documents - Provides audio guidance to capture a printed page, and…
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us a walk-through and demonstration of Zany Touch, a Bop-It Style game for iOS.!”

The game tests your reflexes against faster and faster challenges. Listen for the instruction and do it as fast as you can -- touch, swipe up, swipe down, swipe left, swipe right, shake, pinch, and two finger touch.


  • Three…
Sunday, December 10, 2017

In this podcast, Abby introduces us to Clever Clues, a free iOS app that is an addictive quiz game that challenges your knowledge and vocabulary. It’s like the saucy love child of a crossword and a word search.

Great exercise for keeping your brain active. The perfect antidote for boredom while on the train, plane, bus, car, tram, boat, sidecar or covered wagon. Easy to pick up while wasting time on your lunch break. Delicious with either coffee or tea breaks. Cuddly in bed on a…

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

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…

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…

Saturday, December 2, 2017

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

Friday, December 1, 2017

In this podcast, Ornella Jagdeo introduces us to Blindfold Fireworks , a free iOS app that's a fully accessible audio fireworks simulation app.

Blindfold Fireworks on the App Store…

Monday, November 20, 2017

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.

Audio Moto Championship on the App Store:…

Saturday, November 18, 2017

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Audio Memos, a paid app which is a professionally made audio recorder. It has an amazingly intuitive interface, which is easy to use and full of powerful features. Use it in interviews, lectures, music session, briefings, ... and simplify your recording tasks.

Audio Memos on the App Store…

Monday, November 6, 2017

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Just Press Record, a paid app which is the ultimate mobile audio recorder bringing one tap recording, transcription and iCloud syncing to all your devices.

Life is full of moments we would rather not forget - like your child’s first words, an important meeting or spontaneous idea. Capture these moments effortlessly on iPhone, iPad or for ultimate convenience, Apple Watch.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

In this podcast, Dave Nason explores the new gestures and changed button functions on the iPhone X.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

In this podcast, Dave Nason demonstrates setting up Face ID on the iPhone X with VoiceOver enabled.

Monday, October 30, 2017

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Dolphin EasyReader, a FREE accessible reading app for readers with dyslexia, low vision or blindness. Browse & download from the World's largest collection of talking book and newspaper libraries. Or copy text from anywhere on your phone & hear EasyReader read it back to you. Experience perfectly synchronized text & audio. Or for text only titles, EasyReader can add a human sounding voice of your choice. Boost comfort or…

Thursday, October 19, 2017

In this podcast, Abby is back to show us her favourite new app, which is Loony Libsa very accessible mad-libs app for iOS, which is both great fun to play and a great way to work on your literacy skills.

Monday, October 16, 2017

In this podcast, Abby takes us through Hobo Simulator on her iPad. Hobo Simulator is a game which sees you start out as somebody living on the streets with no job, with the aim of collecting coins, gaining popularity and trying to stay alive and improve your life.

Note this game is also available on iPhone, but the app layout is slightly different. To access the unlabelled menu buttons which…

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:

  • NET (New English Translation)
  • NIV (New International Version)
  • NKJV (New King James Version)
  • NLT (New Living Translation)
  • KJV…
Monday, October 2, 2017

In this podcast, Carla gives us an in-depth look at FileBrowser - Access files on remote computers, an iOS app that enables you to manage and view files across a number of locations. These include Windows, Mac and Linux computers; Time Capsule, NAS and WiFi drives. You can also connect to a number of cloud services, including Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, WebDAV,…

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