Beyond the Gallery: Speak IP Addresses

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The last Shortcut I posted was designed to speak the Wi-Fi network you are connected to. This one is designed to speak the current internal and external IP addresses you are connected to. It will also say unavailable if you do not have one of these IP addresses. Download Shortcut: Speak IP Addresses

Beyond The Gallery: Speak Wi-Fi Network Shortcut

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VoiceOver users have the luxury of being able to determine their Wi-Fi network from the status bar of their iPhone. This is not the case if you are a low vision user or a totally sighted user of iOS. To assist with this need, I have created a shortcut that will speak my Wi-Fi network… Continue Reading Beyond The Gallery: Speak Wi-Fi Network Shortcut

#iACast 81 – Google I/O Predictions

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https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/81GoogleIOPredictions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn this episode, Michael, Aleeha, Jason, and Scott mainly discuss Google I/O and our predictions for what this year will bring. In the news, we talk about Siri providing an explicit definition of the word “mother” and the release of KNFB Reader version 3 for… Continue Reading #iACast 81 – Google I/O Predictions

Managing Your Busy Life: Accessible Task Management Apps

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We get it. Managing all that you have to do in your busy life can be a difficult task. That’s why I have gathered four task management apps for analysis here on the iAccessibility Report. I’ll be analyzing Apple’s Reminders app, Things 3, WunderList, and Trello. All are very powerful apps, with very unique feature… Continue Reading Managing Your Busy Life: Accessible Task Management Apps

#iACast 53 – AI Cast

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https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/53AICast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha, Jason, Matt, Anne and Meaghan discuss the current status of artificial intelligence in consumer technology products. AI Topics Include Echo & Alexa – Amazon Devices – Amazon Official Site – Amazon.com iOS – Siri – Apple… Continue Reading #iACast 53 – AI Cast

#iACast DemoCast 7: Apple Music Part 1

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https://media.blubrry.com/iacast/p/iaccessibility.net/iacast/DemoCast7-AppleMusicPt1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOn this episode of the iA DemoCast, Matt goes through the steps in setting up Apple Music on an iOS device. After setup is complete, Matt goes through the basics of finding and adding music to Apple music in the Music app.

Quick Tip: Initiate Speakerphone Calls Using Siri

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It is now possible to tell Siri to have your calls placed through speakerphone. Just ask Siri. You can ask something like “Hey Siri. Call Mom on speakerphone.” That’s it. Your call should now come through the speaker instead of your iPhone earpiece. It’s great if you need to make a call hands-free and you… Continue Reading Quick Tip: Initiate Speakerphone Calls Using Siri

Some of My Favorite #macOS Sierra Features

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Sierra has been out for awhile now, and while I haven’t had the chance to play with it as much as I would like, I have found some interesting new features and changes. If you’ve been following macOS Sierra news, or if you are using the new OS yourself, you’ll probably know about most of… Continue Reading Some of My Favorite #macOS Sierra Features

How to access Siri on the Mac

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Apple has introduced its latest release of its operating system for the Mac called macOS X 10.12 Sierra. Apple has added its snarky digital assistant to this release of the operating system, and there are some easy ways to access Siri while on the Mac. We will discuss three of these here. From the Dock… Continue Reading How to access Siri on the Mac

A Little Less Type, and a lot More Talking

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Want to know the time? Just ask. Want to know the weather? Just ask. Now you can harness the power of Apple’s digital assistant, no matter what you’re working on! From your iPad to your iPod, from your iPhone to your iMac, and everything in between, Siri will always be there, reminding you to bake… Continue Reading A Little Less Type, and a lot More Talking

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