Category Archives: All Things Apple

Resources for products using the Apple operating system (iOS) such as the iPhone, iPad, and iPod.

Siri, Alexa, and “OK Google” Smackdown

Why is Everybody Always Picking On Me? Whether or not you use one of Apple’s iOS gadgets (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), no doubt you’ve heard of the digital personal assistant named “Siri?” If you’ve been hiding from the world … Continue reading

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iOS Access For All

iOS Access For All by Shelly Brisbin really is the ultimate book for using Apple’s iOS assistive technology on the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Each edition is very comprehensive, hundreds of pages, with excellent appendices. If you or the … Continue reading

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Apple TV 4th Generation

The latest version of the Apple TV became available the first part of November with some great new features and added accessibility. The new 4th generation Apple TV includes VoiceOver, the screen reader software it shares with its Apple cousins, … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Apple iOS

Getting Started with Apple iOS Devices like the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch Compared to many other devices for users who are blind or visually impaired, the operating system used on the Apple iPad, iPhone, iPad Touch and Apple TV, … Continue reading

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iOS Access For All

I just received the second update to an electronic book I purchased last fall for $20, titled iOS Access For All. At the time, iOS was in version 7. When iOS 8 came out, Shelly Brisbin, the author of iOS … Continue reading

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K-NFB Reader App

A coworker recently sent out an email asking if she was the only one who had not heard about the KNFB Reader App for iOS. I returned her email with a copy of the one sent to all coworkers, including … Continue reading

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Kindle’s Accessible iOS App

Released on May 1, 2013, the new Kindle app for iOS utilizes the native accessibility built into Apple devices, VoiceOver to provide accessibility…finally! While this is welcome news, the real irony here, as the Assistive Technology Blog points out in … Continue reading

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iPhone 4S Lecture with Dr. Bill

http://www.airsla.org/broadcasts/CCLVI120119.mp3 Lecture with Dr. Bill for the Council of Citizens With Low Vision and several guests about the iPhone 4S with Siri and accessibility. Many good apps are mentioned in this podcast.

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There’s An App For That

On October 6, 2011 The Iris Network and DBVI held a Demonstration and Resources Day for People With Vision Loss at York County Community College in Wells, ME. Steve Kelley presented two sessions: There’s An App For That; and Accessible … Continue reading

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