In Apple’s recent update, iOS 8, the company increased its accessibility with its addition of several new features for individuals with disabilities. A while back, I covered potential accessibility features in a previous blog on iOS 8, but now that the update is finally available I felt it necessary to highlight the new features that may benefit individuals specifically […]
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BlindSquare: Using Assistive Tech to Get Around
With recent advancements in assistive technology, many individuals with disabilities are able to live more independently. However, visually impaired or blind individuals may still have difficulty getting from place to place. BlindSquare is an application available on iPhones and iPads, designed for visually impaired or blind users to be able to get around independently. It […]
Monday Tech Tip: iPad Accessibility Part 3 of 3
In the final video of this three part series, Anna Leung demonstrates how to use the handwriting feature to insert phone numbers into your contacts.
Monday Tech Tip: Labeling buttons on an iOS device
Watch as Wade Wingler demonstrates how to label an app button on his iPhone using voiceover’s “label elements” feature. Having trouble viewing the video? Click here! Click here to visit our archived videos. To view Closed Captioning, click on the “CC” in the lower right corner of the video.
VoiceOver Technology Makes iPhone More Accessible
With the influx of smart phone technology showing no signs of slowing down, universal accessibility has become a concern, and is often times a flaw of smart phone design. Fortunately, the Apple iPhone is one product on the market that has made accessibility a priority. The VoiceOver program is a screen reader for iPhone that […]