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Posted on Friday 23 January 2015 by Michael Hansen

Over the last couple years, I’ve come to a conclusion about life as a blind person: it isn’t the physical lack of sight that’s the biggest difficulty I face; but rather, it is attempting to overcome peoples’ negative stereotypes and...

15 Comments : Last update or comment 2 hours 52 min ago.
Posted on Thursday 22 January 2015 by AppleVis

We are pleased to announce that veteran podcaster and content producer Jamie Pauls has joined the AppleVis Editorial Team.

Jamie Pauls brings an impressive resume to the AppleVis community. He is probably best known for his time hosting...

4 Comments : Last update or comment 2 days 2 hours ago.
Posted on Thursday 22 January 2015 by David Goodwin

The BBC has regularly earned praise on AppleVis for the accessibility of it’s iOS apps, and has previously been cited by us as a model of best practice that other organizations should be striving to match.

So, when...

3 Comments : Last update or comment 2 days 15 hours ago.
Posted on Wednesday 21 January 2015 by AppleVis

The developer of Voice Dream Writer, a new and innovative writing app for people with print disabilities, has graciously given the AppleVis community a limited number of promo codes for the app....

44 Comments : Last update or comment 1 day 16 hours ago.
Posted on Sunday 18 January 2015 by AppleVis

It's nearly time for the AppleVis community to select the next inductee into our iOS App Hall of Fame, so we’re asking that you take just a moment to nominate any...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 1 week 11 hours ago.
Posted on Friday 16 January 2015 by mehgcap

A One-Port Mac?

Yes, the latest rumor to come out of the mill is that Apple is going to introduce a radically re-designed, one-port Macbook Air sometime this...

4 Comments : Last update or comment 1 week 1 day ago.
Posted on Tuesday 13 January 2015 by AppleVis

GoodReader, reportedly the world’s top-selling PDF file management, viewing, and annotation app for iPhone and iPad, has recently released an update which adds VoiceOver compatibility.

“We are excited to be able to provide...

2 Comments : Last update or comment 1 week 1 day ago.
Posted on Monday 12 January 2015 by David Goodwin

Here in the UK we have a saying that goes roughly like this - you can wait ages for a bus, to then find that 2 come along at the same time.

Replace ‘a bus’ with ‘an app to help the blind identify objects and situations...

4 Comments : Last update or comment 1 week 2 days ago.
Posted on Sunday 11 January 2015 by Michael Hansen

Be My Eyes - helping blind see, an iPhone app which aims to connect blind users in need of assistance with sighted volunteers via video-conferencing, will be launching worldwide on January 15, 2015.

According to the...

16 Comments : Last update or comment 6 days 20 min ago.
Posted on Tuesday 6 January 2015 by AppleVis

At the end of each month, members of the AppleVis Editorial Team take a look at all the apps that have been posted to the site during that month—either for the first time, or where there has been a significant update—and decide which of these...

1 Comments : Last update or comment 1 week 6 days ago.

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