With the latest release of Apple's iOS 10, tvOS, and watchOS operating systems, there are a lot of new features, both mainstream and accessibility-related to learn about. In this AppleVis Extra, Scott Davert, Lisa Salinger, and Thomas Domville discuss the good, the bad, and the uncertain as it relates to Apple's latest offerings. Be sure to check out all of the accompanying blogs and podcasts from...
In this podcast, David Woodbridge demonstrates how in watchOS 3 it is now possible for VoiceOver users to rearrange or delete apps directly on the Home Screen of the Apple Watch.
In this podcast, David Woodbridge demonstrates how in watchOS 3 Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse can speak the time for you when using their watch faces.
In this podcast, David Woodbridge shows us how to access your Heartbeat in watchOS 3 now that the Apple Watch no longer has the ‘Glances’ feature.
In this podcast, David Woodbridge shows us how with the arrival of watchOS 3 it is now possible to use your iPhone to help locate your mislaid Apple Watch.
In this podcast, David Woodbridge introduces us to Breathe, a native app new in watchOS 3 that guides you through a series of deep breaths that can help you better manage everyday stress or just experience a few calming moments.
In this podcast, David Woodbridge shows us how in watchOS 3 the Apple Watch has gained a Dock to provide quick and easy access to the apps that you most frequently use. You choose which apps are shown here, and Apple claims that those selected should load much faster than in previous versions of watchOS as they are quietly keeping themselves up-to-date in the background.
In this podcast, David Woodbridge demonstrates how in watchOS 3 you can select one or more Complications to be spoken when you wake your Watch. Simply touch the complication, swipe up to “Enable Auto Speak," and double-tap. Repeat for any Complications you want. When you tap your Watch, it will now speak the time, followed by the complication(s) you've set to be auto-spoken. Use the same process to turn the feature off.
In this podcast, David Woodbridge introduces us to taptic time-telling. You configure this in the Watch app on your iPhone. When it's on, quickly double-tap the watch face when it's locked to feel the full time, or triple tap for just the minutes. You can choose from a range of vibration patterns that will tell you the time. Think TimeBuzz, but now built in to watchOS....
In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us briefly to some of what’s new and changed in iOS 10.
Topics covered in the podcast include:
- New voices for VoiceOver
- An alternate way of moving Home Screen icons
- Changes to the Lock Screen, Notification Center and Control Center
- A pronunciation dictionary for VoiceOver
- Some native iOS apps can new be ‘deleted’
- A magnifier...