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Posted on Thursday 30 January 2020 by Malthe

Ever since I changed to using Windows 10 in my VMware Fusion virtual machine, I've struggled with a fair bit of latency and audio problems when using the standard HDAudio device. Changing the buffer time didn't make a huge difference, but now I've found a way to install the VMaudio driver and revert to the old es1371 audio device so I can lower...

2 Comments : Last update or comment 3 weeks 1 day ago.
Posted on Tuesday 14 January 2020 by tunmi13

The Amazon Echo Dot is a smart bluetooth Alexa-enabled speaker which allows you to listen to music, play fun games, set important reminders and alarms, and complete smart home tasks.

The speaker has its companion app, Amazon Alexa, for enabling skills and interacting with all your Alexa-enabled devices. The Echo Dot is a...

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Posted on Thursday 19 December 2019 by tunmi13

A few weeks ago, I found myself looking for keyboard tips for VoiceOver users online, hoping I'd find something that was perhaps different. I was getting tired with the amount of stress BSI (Braille Screen Input) was giving me, and my most vulnerable weak spot was the onscreen keyboard. I was too slow on it, couldn't type quick enough to...

5 Comments : Last update or comment 2 months 6 days ago.
Posted on Saturday 14 December 2019 by TJT 2001

“Inside the darkened Steve Jobs theater, the screens of iPhones and MacBooks glow. Now the house lights dim, and a video plays on a large display behind center-stage.”

Those are the first words of a new audio track available for the Apple Special Event held in September 2019, which gave details of Apple's groundbreaking new hardware,...

1 Comments : Last update or comment 2 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Sunday 1 December 2019 by Oliver Kennett

Hi everyone...

I know battery is often an issue for everyone, but especially those of us who rely heavily on our phones for every day tasks, and I often find myself using the low power mode function introduced in IOS9 to extend my battery life. Considering it doesn't seem to have an effect on performance, for me at least, I thought, why...

3 Comments : Last update or comment 2 months 3 weeks ago.
Posted on Tuesday 26 November 2019 by Oliver Kennett

I've been looking for a way to have quick access to certain sites for my Dungeons & Dragons game for a while now. In Mac OS it is possible to drag the address of a site to the desktop but for us VoiceOver users it's hit and miss at best. In this short and ineptly composed guide I'm going to explain how to write a quick and easy file...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 2 months 4 weeks ago.
Posted on Monday 14 October 2019 by Tyler

If you’re new to the Mac, learning and mastering the VoiceOver screenreader can seem daunting at first. In an attempt to streamline the search for essential getting started information across the AppleVis website, I will provide a series of tips, along with links to more comprehensive guides and podcasts, organized by heading and...

4 Comments : Last update or comment 3 months 1 week ago.
Posted on Tuesday 8 October 2019 by tunmi13

iOS 13 adds the ability to customize punctuation even further than before. Perhaps you're tired of VoiceOver saying elepsis all the time, or you just hate when it reads punctuation you don't want it to read, but the default system groups don't help; Well, that all ends now!

What is a Punctuation Group

A punctuation group (or a...

4 Comments : Last update or comment 4 months 2 weeks ago.
Posted on Saturday 21 September 2019 by Dave82

As part of their continuing efforts to make iPad a device which customers can use for real work, Apple has this year created iPad OS, a distinct, though still closely related, operating system cousin of iOS.

iPad OS does everything iOS does on the iPhone and iPod Touch, and more. One of the key distinguishing features,...

4 Comments : Last update or comment 3 months 6 days ago.
Posted on Wednesday 11 September 2019 by Joel

The strategies I list here may not work for some people. They could work for you depending on how fast your swipes are or the game speed. Either way, I hope this guide helps you.
Easy mode
This mode is easy. And when I say easy, I mean laughably easy. Build a good attack force, build a decent size defense, and...

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