As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we want to provide some resources for accessible tools.
Starting this fall, schools that support students with vision, hearing, and other assistive needs will start providing accessible Everyone Can Code curricula for the Swift programming language.
The website is a great list of features, and a valuable resource. It’s a lot like Apple’s privacy page, where each feature is described in easy-to-understand language.
If these accessibility emojis are approved, they would be included in Emoji 12.0 which comes out in the first half of 2019.
Like Siri, Dictation adapts to you. The more you use it, the better it gets at understanding your voice and accent.
You can navigate macOS with the keyboard using an accessibility feature called Full Keyboard Access.
There isn’t a dedicated section in the App Store for accessibility apps so we’ve rounded up 4 great examples.
Using grayscale on Apple devices can have several benefits.
Want to add a virtual Home button to your iPhone X? Read on to learn how.
Of course, having a red screen means that red UI elements won’t show up or will be hard to see, such as notification badges.
It’s a great tip for parents who give their iPhone or iPad to kids, and your kids can’t switch to other apps.
With Reachability on the iPhone X, accessing Control Center is easier than you think. Come read this Quick Tip and find out how to use this one-handed Accessibility feature to bring everything closer to you!
Want to use Reachability on your iPhone X’s big screen? Here’s how to enable and use the feature.
It’s useful for people who may feel awkward talking to their iPhone or Mac, and helpful in certain situations where silence is a virtue, like in a library.
Apple didn’t ignore accessibility features in the iPhone X, but you might be able to argue it didn’t give them as much forethought and attention as it should have.
Using the blue/yellow filter will boost color saturation, especially—you guessed it—blues and yellows.
Apple recently pulled the wraps on a new series of advertorial YouTube videos, surrounding the theme of “Designed for.” Jeff Butts explores these videos and how they prove that Apple’s technology truly is designed for everyone.
iOS 10 brought a big change to the way the Home Button worked by requiring users to press it, even after your fingerprint has been recognized. But, there’s a feature tucked away under Settings > General > Accessibility that allows you to make your Home Button work like it used to. When this option is turned on, your iPhone or iPad with Touch ID will unlock with just a touch from the lock screen. Here’s how to do it.
If you use hearing aids that are certified Made For iPhone (MFi), you may have noticed a couple of bugs. A Reddit user mentions (via MacRumors) that his Resound 9-series hearing aids had problems with FaceTime and Find My iPhone. He noticed that the ringing associated with outgoing FaceTime calls routed through his iPhone speaker instead of his hearing aids, even though it worked with other Bluetooth devices. Additionally, the pinging that Find My iPhone uses played through his hearing aids, rather than on the missing device, which made it impossible to find his phone. iOS 10.2 fixed both issues, something the hearing-impaired community will no doubt be delighted to learn. Apple maintains a list of MFi-certified hearing aids on its website.