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Posted on Saturday 9 June 2018 by Amir

If you are like me (I mean if you have an iDevice, are a logophile and have a vested interest in English regardless of whether or not it's your first language), you always look for accessible reference-oriented applications on the App Store. You might even cringe as soon as you notice moderate to serious accessibility issues in an app you just finished installing, and the very thought of asking Apple to refund your purchase, ...

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Posted on Monday 4 June 2018 by mehgcap

Intro

It's hard to believe, but it's already WWDC time again. We at Applevis have watched--well, listened to--the keynote presentation, read the articles and tweets, and gathered the information. Now, it's time for me to tell you all about what we know, and suspect, about the next batch of software updates coming to your devices. Oh, and yes, I said "software" intentionally; Apple didn't announce any hardware updates at all this year.

iOS 12

This year's big new...

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Posted on Sunday 3 June 2018 by AppleVis

As many readers already know, Apple will be holding it's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Keynote on June 4, 2018. The event begins at 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. EDT and will be streamed live at https://www.apple.com/apple-events/june-2018/.

While we don't know much for certain about Apple's plans for the WWDC 2018 keynote, it is very likely that Apple will unveil iOS 12, macOS 10.14, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5....

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Posted on Saturday 2 June 2018 by PaulMartz

Want to write professional-looking content for AppleVis? Most of the AppleVis editors and bloggers use Markdown, a simple language for generating HTML. To create Markdown content, familiarize yourself with Markdown syntax using this quick introduction to Markdown. That's all you need! Now just start using Markdown in your AppleVis posts and comments!


Wellcome back. By now, you've discovered that knowing Markdown isn't enough....

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Posted on Friday 1 June 2018 by AppleVis

Apple has today released macOS 10.13.5 to the public, bringing support for Messages in iCloud.

First announced in June of last year, Messages in iCloud brings much improved message syncing - meaning that deleting a message on one device will also remove it from any other devices that use the same Apple ID. When setting up a new device, all of your existing messages will be available. Additionally, older messages and attachments are stored in iCloud rather than locally on your device...

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Posted on Friday 1 June 2018 by AppleVis

Welcome to the May 2018 edition of AppleVis Unlimited, our monthly series which aims to highlight what's new and noteworthy on the AppleVis website. Below, you'll find a selection of the best content posted to AppleVis - from new app entries, to app updates, to the latest news and podcasts. For easier navigation, the major sections of this post are at heading level 3, and each individual item is at heading level 4.

New and Noteworthy App Entries

Beatstar (macOS, Free)...

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Posted on Thursday 31 May 2018 by AppleVis

USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the support organization for the advancement and adoption of USB technology, has today announced a new USB HID (Human Interface Device) industry standard that aims to simplify the development of braille displays and allow for an improved user experience.

In it's press release, USB-IF describes this new standard as:

a collaborative step toward greater...

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Posted on Tuesday 29 May 2018 by AppleVis

Alongside the release of iOS 11.4 and updated HomePod software, Apple has today released software updates for the Apple TV and Apple Watch.

According to MacRumors, tvOS 11.4 includes the following changes:

The tvOS 11.4 update, paired with iOS 11.4,...

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Posted on Tuesday 29 May 2018 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 11.4 and updated HomePod software to the public.

Today's releases finally mark the roll-out of two features which have been promised in iOS 11 since it was announced in June of last year - Messages in iCloud and AirPlay 2.

Messages in iCloud brings much improved message syncing, meaning that deleting a message on one device will also remove it from any other devices that use the same Apple ID. When setting up a new device, all of your existing...

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Posted on Saturday 19 May 2018 by AppleVis

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 inductees into the AppleVis iOS App Hall of Fame, as chosen by the AppleVis community, are Seeing AI and Weather Gods.

First opened in 2011, the AppleVis iOS App Hall of Fame is one of the ways in which the AppleVis community seeks to recognize developers of accessible iOS applications. Apps in the Hall of Fame can be liberating; empowering; life-changing; provide access to information...

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