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Posted on Saturday 2 February 2013 by mehgcap
Enabling the Status Cell

If you have ever paired a braille display with your iOS device, you have seen that option that appears above the display name in braille settings: "Status Cell". You may, like me, have double tapped it, decided if you wanted it on the left or the right, then gone about your business, keeping a finger on that mysterious...

3 Comments : Last update or comment 4 years 3 months ago.
Posted on Wednesday 5 December 2012 by Christopher Hallsworth

Hello all
Here is how you install and set up Bootcamp on your mac.

1. I will assume you have set up your Bootcamp partition with Bootcamp Assistant and nothing else. At this point your mac should have restarted with the Windows Installation Dvd booting or booted up. I will also assume you have downloaded and stored the...

55 Comments : Last update or comment 1 year 2 months ago.
Posted on Saturday 1 December 2012 by billip

I believe that I have figured out how to get an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to autocorrect with a bluetooth keyboard connected.First, make sure that you have QuickNav turned off.If you are not sure how to do this, just press the right and left arrows together on your keyboard.Then, try this:When VoiceOver tells you a word is misspelled, hit the...

3 Comments : Last update or comment 3 years 8 months ago.
Posted on Thursday 29 November 2012 by Deborah Armstrong
In the AppleVis help section, there's a topic which describes how to obtain a link to an app in the iTunes store. I have a more simple procedure which will also help you search for interesting apps. In to google, type the information you are seeking, for example "SIP client iPhone" or "app compatible voiceover" or "text adventure iPhone" Don't...
1 Comments : Last update or comment 6 years 11 months ago.
Posted on Tuesday 27 November 2012 by Kara Louise

In this guide, I'm going to explain how you can visualise the layout of iOS apps using voiceOver, or VO for short. even though you may be totally blind. This can be done quite easily, even without using a ScreenDots protector, or relying on a bluetooth keyboard for navigation purposes.

I understand that everyone is different, so if you...

8 Comments : Last update or comment 5 years 3 months ago.
Posted on Friday 23 November 2012 by Jessica Brown
If you want a quick way to time something and you do not care about it being perfectly accurate but you do not want to have to go in to the clock app and set a timer, alarm or stopwatch, just single finger single tap on or swipe to the part of the statice bar that says the time. VoiceOver will say the time every minute. Note that because the iOS...
3 Comments : Last update or comment 6 years 1 month ago.
Posted on Thursday 8 November 2012 by Scott Davert
Last week, the Braille Authority of North America (BANA) voted to adopt UEB (Unified English Braille) as the primary braille code in North America. For details on this, see their website Over the past few days, I have received many questions about how this will impact braille devices. When will it be supported in various devices? Will firmware...
0 Comments : Last update or comment 7 years 1 week ago.
Posted on Friday 19 October 2012 by mehgcap
What Is This?

Is there an application on your Mac whose menu items are lacking keyboard shortcuts? For instance, would it not be easier to add a shortcut to mail for the Save Attachments item, or to iTunes to sync your iOS device, or to Safari to quickly tweet a page? Well, you can do all this, and you need nothing more than a few minutes and...

6 Comments : Last update or comment 7 months 4 weeks ago.
Posted on Saturday 22 September 2012 by Yiskalyn

OK here is what I found using the new Youtube app. At first it confused me a lot. The interface really could be a lot better. But one can work with it. If one knows what is going on.OK. This one is more challenging that the one I wrote for netflix.When you open the new Youtube app. It brings up a screen. There is a list of videos. And a guide...

0 Comments : Last update or comment 7 years 2 months ago.
Posted on Saturday 22 September 2012 by Yiskalyn
Ok how to navigate netflix using voiceover. This is useful for anyone who has gotten frustrated trying to use netflix. Or if you know a blind person who uses the iphone and has tried netflix but got frustrated with it as well. I want to thank those who gave me the hints to figure this out from the netflix app discussion here on applevis. This is...
10 Comments : Last update or comment 7 years 1 month ago.