Introduced with iOS 14.5 and iPadOs 14.5 was the ability to share up to 150 characters of song lyrics with friends, straight from the Now Playing screen in Apple Music. In this podcast, Thomas Domville shows us how it works.
Apple in iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 added a new option to help Siri learn to select your preferred audio apps for listening to music, podcasts, and audiobooks.
The first time you ask Siri to play music, a podcast, or an audiobook after installing these updates, you will be asked to select your preferred app from a list of those you have installed and which support this feature. Siri will remember your selection and will use that service whenever you ask it to play something. So, for…
Did you know that you can change to other voices for Siri? In this podcast Thomas Domville shows us how to change Siri voice on iOS.
In this podcast, Tyler walks us through the process of resetting the Bluetooth hardware module on a Mac. This may be necessary if you are encountering Bluetooth connectivity issues and none of the more obvious troubleshooting tips have resolved the problem.
Things to try before reseting the Bluetooth hardware module include:
- Check that macOS is up to date.
- Make sure your Bluetooth device is charged.
- Turn off your Bluetooth device and back on again.…
In the last of his series of podcasts devoted to Apple's new AirTag Bluetooth Tracker, Thomas Domville shows us how to reset an Apple AirTag to its factory settings. This removes the AirTag from your Apple ID, enabling you to set it up from new again or give it to somebody else to use.
How to reset your AirTag
In the fifth of his series of podcasts devoted to Apple's new AirTag Bluetooth Tracker, Thomas Domville demonstrates how to rename an AirTag that's previously been added to your account.
In the fourth of his series of podcasts devoted to Apple's new AirTag Bluetooth Tracker, Thomas Domville demonstrates how to check the current battery level of an AirTag and shows us how to replace the battery.
In the third of his series of podcasts devoted to Apple's new AirTag Bluetooth Tracker, Thomas Domville demonstrates how to use the Find My app or Siri to locate a lost or misplaced AirTag. Thomas shows how to have an AirTag play a sound and how Precision Finding can guide you to the exact location of an AirTag if you have an iPhone 11 or iPhone 12.
How to use the Find My app
In the second of his series of podcasts devoted to Apple's new AirTag Bluetooth Tracker, Thomas Domville walks us through the setup process.
In the first of a series of podcasts devoted to Apple's new AirTag Bluetooth Tracker, Thomas Domville unboxes the AirTags, described them, talks about their specification, and shares some of his early thoughts on this new product.
In this podcast, techluver gives us a demonstration of GoTalker for Apple Watch, an app that gives you access to 750+ essential travel words and phrases in many languages to remove the stress of communication so you can focus on enjoying your adventure.
In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Randy Rusnak, and Mike Malarsie discuss recent Apple news and other topics of interest. Topics featured in this podcast include:
In this podcast, Thomas Domville walks us through Apple's Podcast app for iOS, which has gained some significant changes and new features with the release of iOS 14.5. These include:
- Podcasts Show Pages are redesigned to make it easier to start listening.
- Option to save and download episodes, automatically adding them to your Library for quick access.
- Download behavior and notification settings can be customized on a show-by-show basis.…
In this podcast, Thomas Domville showcases the new “Unlock with Apple Watch”” feature introduced in iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.4 that allows the iPhone to use an unlocked and authenticated Apple Watch as a secondary authentication method; making it easier to unlock an iPhone when you're wearing a mask. When this feature is enabled in Settings > Face ID & Passcode, you will not need to take off your mask or enter a passcode to unlock your iPhone. Note that a full Face ID facial scan…
In this podcast, Thomas Domville demonstrates how in iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 Siri gains two new American English voice options, with the list of available voice options now numbered, rather than being described as male or female. Additionally, when setting up a new device, you will be prompted to select your preferred Siri voice rather than there being a default. The new Siri voices are also available to use with VoiceOver.
Note that these new Siri voices are also available on the…
In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason, Thomas Domville and Michael Hansen got together with the community on Clubhouse to discuss everything Apple announced at their Spring Loaded event on Tuesday 20 April 2021.
As well as the usual round table discussion among the team, we were able to bring members of the audience up on stage to give their thoughts too. Huge thanks to everyone who joined us for the recording and to everyone who spoke. Do please let us know in the comments…
In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Randy Rusnak, and Robin Christopherson discuss recent Apple news and other topics of interest. Topics featured in this podcast include:
In this podcast, Tyler Stephen gives us a quick tip on how to configure your Mac to announce the time Automatically.
In this podcast, Kushal Solanki gives us a demonstration of iTablaPro, an electronic tabla and tanpura app for iOS that sounds like the real thing.
The app is ideal for Indian Classical musicians and students. It includes support for all common taals used in Hindustani music, making it the perfect companion for daily riyaz (practice). And the beautiful Tanpura and Swar Mandal create an instant concert atmosphere!
In this podcast Andre Louis gives us a quick tutorial on how to format an SSD as APFS on macOS.
In this podcast Thomas Domville revisit on how to use Back Tap on iOS.
In this podcast Thomas Domville will show us how to reboot and reset AirPods Max.
Did you know that your HomePod and HomePod Mini can play calm, relaxing sounds for white noise, background noise, or that can help you during your bedtime? Listen in as Thomas Domville demonstrate how to play ambient sounds on HomePod & HomePod mini.
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, host Dave Nason is joined by four great guests for a fun, detailed and balanced discussion about the state of both Android and iOS today, in particular of course for blind and low vision users.
Dave is joined by Warren Carr of the Blind Android Users podcast and mailing list, Steve Nutt of Computer Room Services, plus Scott Davert and Alex Hall from the AppleVis editorial team.