Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016 is rapidly approaching, so for your convenience we’ve put together a list of all the Apple Australia workshops that are being run on that day. Continue readingApple Accessibility Awareness Day Workshops – 19 May 2016
A new article from 9to5Mac has begun to reveal some specific details about key accessibility features that will be available in the forthcoming Apple Watch. Continue readingApple Watch Accessibility Details Revealed
You probably know that Apple TV supports close captions, but did you also know that you can customise the close captions on your Apple TV to suit your needs exactly? Continue readingCustom Closed Captions With Your Apple TV
Did you know that you can use a corded headset with a 2.5mm plug with your iPhone? It’s probably easier than you think! Continue readingHow To Use A Corded 2.5mm Headset With Your iPhone
Beacons are small smart devices that can give your phone or tablet a lot more information than they already have about where you are and what’s happening in the environment around you – it’s like giving your phone or tablet an extra sense.
Their most common use, at least so far, is for retailers to give you information when you come close to specific products in their shops – called micro-targetted advertising – but there are a myriad of possibilities for assistive technology uses for beacons too. Continue readingiBeacons and Assistive Technology: A Primer
AfterShokz are wireless headphones which use bone conduction to transmit sound through the bones of your skull and, unlike standard headphones, don’t cover your ear. Bone-conduction headphones can be used by people with certain types of hearing loss such as those with Treacher-Collins Syndrome, and are favoured by some blind users because they don’t cut off audio input from the surroundings the way regular headphones do. Continue readingAfterShokz: Bone Conduction Headphones