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Posted on Monday 11 July 2016 by AppleVis

Over the past day there has been much coverage online of a Mashable article featuring Jordyn Castor, a blind member of...

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Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016 by AppleVis

Apple has today issued the first preview releases of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra for members of its public beta testing program.

The Public Beta Program allows end-users the chance to test pre-release software and provide meaningful feedback...

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Posted on Wednesday 6 July 2016 by Michael Hansen

The National Federation of the Blind has done it again.

Earlier this week at its annual convention in Orlando, FL, members of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB)—a United States organization of, for...

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Posted on Sunday 3 July 2016 by mehgcap

The Big Deal

For a while now, rumors have been piling up that suggest the venerable, reliable, universal 3.5mm headphone jack could vanish from future Apple products as soon as the iPhone 7. While we don't know whether this will...

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Posted on Saturday 2 July 2016 by AppleVis

Update, 7/4/2016, 3:25 PM CDT: Members of the National Federation of the Blind have just passed Resolution 2016-04. The resolution, Resolution 2016-04, calls on Apple to "make...

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Posted on Friday 1 July 2016 by AppleVis

Welcome to the June 2016 edition of AppleVis Unlimited, our monthly series which aims to highlight what's new and noteworthy in the accessible app landscape. Below, you'll find a recap of the best content posted to AppleVis - from new app entries...

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Posted on Wednesday 29 June 2016 by AppleVis

Apple will soon be receiving another award for the accessibility features in its products.

The American Council of the Blind (ACB) has today announced that Apple will be receiving the Robert S. Bray Award...

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Posted on Tuesday 21 June 2016 by Morgan

Sometimes, I suffer from a serious case of the "Stupids." When I was 16, the year when NASA engineers were preparing a lunar rover for the next moon landing, I had enough remaining vision to legally obtain my own Texas Drivers License. Although I...

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Posted on Saturday 18 June 2016 by AppleVis

We are extremely pleased to announce that we are now able to significantly relax our rules covering what can and cannot be said about beta versions of Apple software on the AppleVis website.

Previously, our rules covering new features or...

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Posted on Thursday 16 June 2016 by AppleVis

At its annual Worldwide Developer's Conference this week, Apple previewed some of the new accessibility features coming to its iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS platforms later this year. At this...

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