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Posted on Saturday 16 November 2013 by WildmanJoe
Though I’m not always the best writer, I do enjoy writing down my thoughts from time to time. There’s just one problem with that. It’s not secure. Sure, there are all kinds of apps for the mac and your I device that allow you to journal. However, most of the apps I have seen are only somewhat usable, or just way too fancy for what I want to do. I...
0 Comments : Last update or comment 6 years 5 days ago.
Posted on Wednesday 30 October 2013 by Special K
The other day, a few folks and I were comparing stories about switching to a Mac, and trying to build a case for some others to switch as well. The greatest complaint that evening was how Voiceover is less responsive than a screen reader in Windows. This got me to thinking of what the differences were, and through experimentation, have figured out...
7 Comments : Last update or comment 5 years 11 months ago.
Posted on Sunday 13 October 2013 by Chris Gilland
A lot of people have been asking me how to use both the auto correct and also the check spelling options in I O S. I've been told about the podcast done by Marco, and the few guides which have been posted up here, but all of them seem to not be very intuitive. For this reason, I'd like to do my absolute best to try explaining this a bit more...
12 Comments : Last update or comment 3 years 11 months ago.
Posted on Sunday 6 October 2013 by Walei
Hello, I recently discovered a new way of scrolling and thought it was a bug until I read it in Apple's iPhone User Guide. I also wanted to post it because I couldn't find anything about it on AppleVis so forgive me if I'm repeating something that's already known. Instead of using 3 fingers to scroll, I've been able to scroll by using one...
1 Comments : Last update or comment 5 years 7 months ago.
Posted on Thursday 3 October 2013 by Scott Davert
To complete this process, you must have agreed to the BARD Service agreement, and be signed in to a BARD account. This will not work for people who do not have accounts with the national Library Service for the Blind and Physically handicapped . For more info on whether you qualify, and to apply if you do, see the Bard main page Note that the...
0 Comments : Last update or comment 5 years 10 months ago.
Posted on Wednesday 18 September 2013 by AnonyMouse

Updated: iOS 9

Listed below are some common commands which can be used with Siri in iOS 9.

Accessibility
  • "Show Accessibility Settings"
  • "Turn on Voice Over"
  • "Turn on Invert Colors"
  • “Turn on Guided Access”
  • "Turn on Assistive Touch"
  • "Show me the Accessibility Settings"
  • "...
10 Comments : Last update or comment 2 years 11 months ago.
Posted on Thursday 11 July 2013 by Mike Fulton
How to Get Push Gmail Notifications on your iOS device 1. go to www.outlook.com and create an account. Create an outlook.com email address, do not use your gmail address. 2. sign into your gmail account and go to settings 3. go to forwarding and add your outlook.com email address. Choose to archive gmail's copy of the message. 4. sign into your...
0 Comments : Last update or comment 6 years 4 months ago.
Posted on Tuesday 9 July 2013 by Deborah Armstrong
You can navigate through a web page with links to streaming audio. ACB Radio comes to mind. But when you stream the audio, you find no way to save the URL of the stream as a shortcut icon on your home screen. Not to worry, you can bookmark Audio stream URLS too. Simply locate the link as usual. But instead of double-tapping to activate it,...
0 Comments : Last update or comment 6 years 4 months ago.
Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2013 by Esther

There is a free Kindle eBook titled "Kindle for iOS Accessibility Gestures - Quick Reference Guide" by Michael Iams. Here are the instructions for getting this book. I'm appending the first section on how to buy or download to your iOS device.  Note that these instructions assume you have already downloaded the Kindle app onto your device and...

7 Comments : Last update or comment 6 years 6 months ago.
Posted on Sunday 17 March 2013 by Thomas Byskov Dalgaard
This tip is intended for those who either have, or are considering buying a Mac Mini since it does not take up much space and don't wish to use a screen because you're a Voiceover user who don't need a screenI have created this tip because Apple's support article does not (yet) explain a solution that works. However, I know that they are going to...
4 Comments : Last update or comment 2 years 4 months ago.

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