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Book Recommendation: iOS Access For All by Shelly Brisbin

Apple’s iOS 12 is the latest operating system to developed for iPhone and iPad devices which was released in September of 2018. Since there are some changes to how iOS works, we need a new guide to know how to use these great features with accessibility solutions like VoiceOver and Zoom.

Shelly Brisbin releases a book every year called iOS Access For All, which provides a great guide for accessibility users to learn what is new and how to use all of the features in the current year’s version of iOS. Shelly has finished her book for this year’s version of iOS, and we now have the iOS 12 edition of iOS Access For all. The link to her website where you can learn more is below.

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#iACast 66: Holiday Entertainment

The holidays are finally here, and Michael, Aleeha, Jason and Meaghan discuss methods they use at their homes or at their family’s homes to entertain guests and how they enjoy the holidays using technology. During the episode, we discuss what everyone uses for audio based entertainment through television based entertainment mediums. Here are a few of the things recommended.

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#iACast 7 – Is it a Tablet or a Notebook?

On this episode of iA Cast we discuss the following topics
  1. iAccessibility resurrecting Share Center without the notification widget
  2. iPhone 6s and 6s Plus can have a slightly different processor made either by Samsung or TSMC.
  3. Bluetooth performance in iOS 9.0.2 seems far superior than previous versions or phones VoiceOver with bluetooth still needs to be fixed
  4. compass app does not display elevation to VoiceOver users
  5. Testflisht app does not let VoiceOver users see what apps they can test on its main screen
  6. To fix these issues email accessibility@apple.com we will do the same as well
  7. Microsoft announces Surface Pro 4 New Surface™ Pro 4 – Microsoft.com‎
  8. Microsoft announces Surface Book a laptop and a tablet in one device. Surface™ Book – Introducing The Ultimate Laptop‎
  9. Microsoft announces Lumia 950 and 950 XL Microsoft Lumia 950 – Smartphones – Microsoft – USA
  10. We discuss the Capital Macintosh meeting that happens on October 13. The address is 9012 Research BLVD. in Austin Texas Capital Macintosh User Group
  11. We discuss how to become a developer Apple DeveloperAndroid DevelopersRegister as an app developer – Windows app development
  12. Apple added the Curious app to its list of apps that are accessible to VoiceOver. Search the App Store for this app.
  13. We discuss the latest gaming news. Halo 5, World of Warcraft, Minecraft, Geometry Wars and more

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