AppleVis Podcast

Thursday, December 28, 2017

If you enjoy word games, you'll love 7 Little Words, a fun and challenging game where you solve clues using the groups of letters provided. In this podcast, Abby introduces us to the game and takes us through one complete puzzle, consisting of seven clues. 7 Little Words is available in the App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/7-little-words/id431434152?mt=8

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Seeing AI, a free iOS app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of AI to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text and objects. Optimized for use with VoiceOver, the app enables you to recognize: Short Text - Speaks text as soon as it appears in front of the camera, Documents - Provides audio guidance to capture a printed page, and…
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us a walk-through and demonstration of Zany Touch, a Bop-It Style game for iOS.!”

The game tests your reflexes against faster and faster challenges. Listen for the instruction and do it as fast as you can -- touch, swipe up, swipe down, swipe left, swipe right, shake, pinch, and two finger touch.

FEATURES:

  • Three…
Sunday, December 10, 2017

In this podcast, Abby introduces us to Clever Clues, a free iOS app that is an addictive quiz game that challenges your knowledge and vocabulary. It’s like the saucy love child of a crossword and a word search.

Great exercise for keeping your brain active. The perfect antidote for boredom while on the train, plane, bus, car, tram, boat, sidecar or covered wagon. Easy to pick up while wasting time on your lunch break. Delicious with either coffee or tea breaks. Cuddly in bed on a…

Friday, December 8, 2017

In this podcast, Abby is back to introduce us to and walk us through some of the key features of Bible Gateway for iOS, which is available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Get it on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/bible-gateway/id506512797?mt=8&at=11l4LS

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

In this podcast, Sabrina Fagerheim takes us through one of her favourite games, a challenging tile matching puzzle game from Kid Friendly Software called Blindfold Pyramid Tiles. Download the game from the App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/blindfold-pyramid-tiles/id1235887256?mt…

Sunday, December 3, 2017

In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher introduces us to the Actilino smart braille display from Handy Tech, and shows us how to connect it to an iOS device for use as an audio device to take phone calls, listen to music and more. He then shows us how to pair the Actilino for use as a braille display.
For more on the Actilino, check out Travis Roth's review at https://www.applevis.com/reviews/braille…

Saturday, December 2, 2017

In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher demonstrates Multilingual VoiceOver support in macOS High Sierra 10.13; this is just one of the new VoiceOver features in Apple's High Sierra release.

Friday, December 1, 2017

In this podcast, Ornella Jagdeo introduces us to Blindfold Fireworks , a free iOS app that's a fully accessible audio fireworks simulation app.

Blindfold Fireworks on the App Store
https://itunes.apple.com/za/app/blindfold-fireworks/id1176302572?mt=8&i…

Monday, November 20, 2017

In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher introduces us to Audio Moto Championship, a paid iOS app where you will face your opponents with super fast motorbikes. Conquer the categories 125, 250 and 500 cc of the Moto World Championship and bring your team to victory. Undertake the numerous tournaments of Audio Moto Championship, where you will prove yourself with different and always more difficult tracks.

Audio Moto Championship on the App Store:…

Saturday, November 18, 2017

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Audio Memos, a paid app which is a professionally made audio recorder. It has an amazingly intuitive interface, which is easy to use and full of powerful features. Use it in interviews, lectures, music session, briefings, ... and simplify your recording tasks.

Audio Memos on the App Store
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id338550388?mt=8…

Monday, November 6, 2017

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Just Press Record, a paid app which is the ultimate mobile audio recorder bringing one tap recording, transcription and iCloud syncing to all your devices.

Life is full of moments we would rather not forget - like your child’s first words, an important meeting or spontaneous idea. Capture these moments effortlessly on iPhone, iPad or for ultimate convenience, Apple Watch.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

In this podcast, Dave Nason explores the new gestures and changed button functions on the iPhone X.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

In this podcast, Dave Nason demonstrates setting up Face ID on the iPhone X with VoiceOver enabled.

Monday, October 30, 2017

In this podcast, Thomas Domville introduces us to Dolphin EasyReader, a FREE accessible reading app for readers with dyslexia, low vision or blindness. Browse & download from the World's largest collection of talking book and newspaper libraries. Or copy text from anywhere on your phone & hear EasyReader read it back to you. Experience perfectly synchronized text & audio. Or for text only titles, EasyReader can add a human sounding voice of your choice. Boost comfort or…

Thursday, October 19, 2017

In this podcast, Abby is back to show us her favourite new app, which is Loony Libsa very accessible mad-libs app for iOS, which is both great fun to play and a great way to work on your literacy skills.

Monday, October 16, 2017

In this podcast, Abby takes us through Hobo Simulator on her iPad. Hobo Simulator is a game which sees you start out as somebody living on the streets with no job, with the aim of collecting coins, gaining popularity and trying to stay alive and improve your life.

Note this game is also available on iPhone, but the app layout is slightly different. To access the unlabelled menu buttons which…

Friday, October 13, 2017

In this podcast, Abby gives us a quick overview of Verse-A-Day: Daily Bible Verses, an iOS app that delivers a new bible verse each day.

Preferred translations for bible verses include:

  • NET (New English Translation)
  • NIV (New International Version)
  • NKJV (New King James Version)
  • NLT (New Living Translation)
  • KJV…
Monday, October 2, 2017

In this podcast, Carla gives us an in-depth look at FileBrowser - Access files on remote computers, an iOS app that enables you to manage and view files across a number of locations. These include Windows, Mac and Linux computers; Time Capsule, NAS and WiFi drives. You can also connect to a number of cloud services, including Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, WebDAV,…

Sunday, October 1, 2017

In this podcast, Abby gives us a walk-through and demonstration of SingTrue: Learn to sing in tune, pitch perfect, an iOS app which claims that it can teach anybody to sing in perfect tune. Even if you think you're tone deaf.

SingTrue features over 30 interactive exercises* that help you learn to sing easily, confidently and in perfect tune. By using the iPhone…

Sunday, September 24, 2017

In this podcast, Abby walks us through Tone Deaf Test, an iOS app designed to help you find out if you have a good ear for a musical note, or still need some practice. Abby demonstrates how each section of the test works, and how it is measured.

Friday, September 22, 2017
In this podcast, Abby introduces us to Little Girl Magic for iOS, that's a nursery, child care and dress up game for people who love to babysit. Little Girl Magic on the App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/little-girl-magic/id446509719?mt=8
Friday, September 22, 2017

In this podcast, Ornella Jagdeo introduces us to Classic Lemonade Stand, a modern take on the old text-based lemonade stand simulators.

Buy cups, lemons and sugar to fill your inventory. Set your price and start selling cups of lemonade! Watch out for the weather which will affect your sales.

Other unexpected events may pop up randomly…

Thursday, September 21, 2017

In this podcast, Scott Davert and Thomas Domville discuss their opinions of Apple's iOS 11 software update. They also briefly discuss…

Sunday, September 17, 2017

In this podcast, Abby introduces us to Scout Legend, an iOS game for people who enjoy the world of scouting, hiking, fishing, camping and scout uniform dress-up and would like to have fun playing together and unite into scout units.

To start you need to choose a character to play, then make your scout eat every day so you never get hungry and keep your energy level at 30. You…