AppleVis Blog

Latest posts.

Posted on Tuesday 10 December 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released macOS 10.15.2, watchOS 6.1.1, and tvOS 13.3.

MacRumors has previously reported that it didn't find any major changes to macOS 10.15.2 during the beta cycle, suggesting that Apple's focus with this release is on performance improvements, security updates, and bug fixes.

Our own testing of macOS 10.15.2 suggests that Apple has resolved the problem which was...

2 Comments : Last update or comment 3 days 16 hours ago.
Posted on Tuesday 10 December 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 to the public. In addition to bringing some new features and enhancements, these releases bring fixes for a number of the bugs that iOS 13.0 and iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 introduced for...

41 Comments : Last update or comment 5 hours 26 min ago.
Posted on Monday 9 December 2019 by AppleVis

We are pleased to announce that voting for the AppleVis Golden Apples of 2019 is now open.

First launched in 2012, the AppleVis Golden Apples is an opportunity for blind and low vision users of Apple products to recognize and acknowledge the hard work and dedication which developers have put into making and maintaining great and accessible applications over the last twelve months.

Past winners of a Golden Apple include ...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 3 days 2 hours ago.
Posted on Sunday 8 December 2019 by PaulMartz

Hello AppleVis community. It's been some time since I blogged. Other writing tasks have occupied my time. But the real reason I haven't blogged is because bugs are getting me down.

I could remain silent about the bugs as I've been doing for the past seven months. Or I could post a rant on the forum. But ultimately, I decided to approach the topic with some seasonal levity. So if you can read this blog as constructive criticism and humor, then join me on a merry sleigh ride through...

18 Comments : Last update or comment 1 day 19 hours ago.
Posted on Sunday 1 December 2019 by AppleVis

Welcome to the November 2019 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 by members of the community - 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...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 1 week 6 days ago.
Posted on Tuesday 26 November 2019 by mehgcap

A Fair Look at Talkback and VoiceOver

Hello there, reader. Did you come here because you're the world's biggest Apple fan, and are excited to join in some Android bashing? Are you in love with Android, with visions of finally hearing someone put those Apple idiots in their place? Well, my goal is to do neither. You see, I've used iOS for years, and recently spent some time learning Talkback. I found it an interesting experience. I want to compare VoiceOver and Talkback, because...

29 Comments : Last update or comment 3 days 10 hours ago.
Posted on Monday 18 November 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 13.2.3 and iPadOS 13.2.3.

According to the release notes, these updates include the following fixes and improvements:

  • Fixes an issue where system search and search within Mail, Files, and Notes might not work
  • Addresses an issue where photos, links, and other attachments might not display in the Messages details view
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent apps from downloading content in the background
  • Resolves issues...
34 Comments : Last update or comment 1 week 17 hours ago.
Posted on Wednesday 13 November 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today announced the launch of a new 16-inch model MacBook Pro that features a redesigned ‘scissor’ keyboard, thinner display bezels, and 9th generation Intel Core i7 and i9 processors. The new model replaces the existing 15-inch MacBook Pro at a similar price point.

The 16-inch MacBook Pro features the latest 6- and 8-core 9th-generation processors with...

2 Comments : Last update or comment 1 month 1 day ago.
Posted on Thursday 7 November 2019 by AppleVis

Apple has today released iOS 13.2.2 and iPadOS 13.2.2.

According to Apple's release notes, these updates fix an issue that could cause apps running in the background to unexpectedly quit, which led to background apps refreshing more often than normal.

Release notes for iOS 13.2.2:

iOS 13.2.2 includes bug fixes and improvements for your iPhone. This update:

  • Fixes an issue that could cause apps to quit unexpectedly when running in the background
  • ...
12 Comments : Last update or comment 3 weeks 5 days ago.
Posted on Friday 1 November 2019 by AppleVis

Welcome to the October 2019 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 by members of the community - 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...

2 Comments : Last update or comment 1 month 5 days ago.

Pages