Nearby Explorer App

Yesterday I discussed a handful of apps that are fully accessible using VoiceOver.  One I didn’t discuss is Nearby Explorer, which is a GPS app for people who are blind. Nearby Explorer is yet another app from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH).  (If you’re unfamiliar with APH, it is a nonprofit that offers thousands […]

5 popular apps using VoiceOver

VoiceOver is a built-in screen reader found on Apple devices.  When using VoiceOver, users can access Macintosh or iOS devices with spoken descriptions and, when using the Mac, the keyboard.  This has made the devices accessible for users with visual impairments, as well as those with dyslexia. If you visit the App Store now on […]

5 Apple Watch Apps for Visually Impaired

It’s almost been one year since Apple announced its first ever wearable, the Apple Watch.  Since its official release back in April, several individuals have experienced the convenience of the wearable.  How might those with visual impairments reap the benefits of the watch too?  AppleVis has provided a great directory of Apple Watch apps that are partially […]