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Recently, a new app was released, in collaboration with Disney and several other movie studios, called the Movies Anywhere app. It’s available for iOS and Android, and offers some unique functionality for blind movie lovers. You can sign into Amazon, Google, and iTunes to link all your accounts together. For a […]

Access Your Movies From All Your Accounts with the Movies ...


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This morning, I discovered an app called Texie for iOS. The app claims to be able to perform quick text recognition, kind of like the Short Text mode of Seeing AI. It’s free do download, but, in order to perform scans, you must purchase credits, which start at $0.99 for 100 scans. […]

Texie for iOS: Does it Work as Advertised?


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On September 25, 2017, Apple released macOS High Sierra to the public. Here are some new enhancements to VoiceOver. Enhanced Multilingual Support If VoiceOver detects that a language has been associated with text that it’s reading, it Will automatically switch to another voice and will read the text in that […]

What’s New in VoiceOver for macOS High Sierra



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The Third generation of Apple Watch was just released, and with it comes the ability to use the Watch while on a cellular network such as Verizon, Sprint, AT&T or T-Mobile, but how exactly does this device communicate with Apple to get content to your watch? Experimentation The first thing […]

How Does the Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular Work?


iOS 11
On Tuesday, September 19th, Apple released iOS 11, bringing with it some new VoiceOver features and improvements. Apps You can now drag and drop apps using VoiceOver To do this, do the following: While on the home screen, double tap and hold to enter edit mode. Find an app you […]

What’s New in VoiceOver in iOS 11


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A few days ago, I discovered an article written by someone in the blind community criticizing a new feature that has been implemented in iOS 11. Background: In iOS 11, Apple has implemented a new feature dealing with the way VoiceOver manages the Actions Rotor in the Mail App. If […]

Maybe it’s not Apple with the problem: Maybe it’s us



iOS 11
Each year, Apple releases a new version of iOS with new features which change the operating system in ways that can cause bugs for users. While we all wish this did not happen it is inevitable, and it is good to know what works and what does not work, so […]

Known iOS 11 Bugs


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iOS 11 has changed the way users work with apps by introducing an improved Dock and a new way to work with two apps at once, which lets users stretch and shrink apps to be the size they want. You can also have an app float on top of another […]

Guide: Getting Around iPad Multitasking bug in #iOS11


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The iPhone X is Apple’s Brand new iPhone, with a full sized screen, no bezel, at 5.8 inches. Perhaps one of the biggest points is that Apple has removed the beloved Home Button, so How can this phone be accessible? Here is what we know so far. This article will […]

iPhone X Accessibility: What We Know So Far



iOS 11
Background In the past, iOS contained built in social media sharing features which included Twitter and Facebook. These features made it easy for apps to connect to social platforms in order to share content with features built right in to iOS. In iOS 11, the latest version of Apple’s mobile […]

#iOS11 is not as social as iOS 10


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On August 21, 2017, millions of people will get the chance to see the total solar eclipse as it passes through the United States. However, not everyone will be able to enjoy it. Those of us with impaired or no vision will certainly miss out on this great spectacle, or […]

Hear That? It’s an Eclipse!


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Today we decided that VO Starter should provide training to all iOS users who want to learn VoiceOver, so we decided to make VO Starter a free app. One reason we did this is because everyone should know how to use their device, and the other app that helps with […]

Freeing everyone’s ability to learn VoiceOver for iOS