While accessibility did not command any specific demonstration time at the WWDC keynote this year, Apple’s information hints at many new and exciting universal access features that may come to Macs and iOS devices in the near future. These are the features we could find that appeared to have some bearing on accessibility… Continue readingWWDC 2014: Accessibility Implications Roundup
MacWorld have been running a series on changes that they’d like to see in iOS 8, so far the list has included changes to The Notification Center, Mail, Calendar and Reminders, and Photos and Camera. Today Steven Aquino has added to the series with: iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: Accessibility.
Steve’s article pretty much sticks to two issues – the impact that the iOS 7 redesign had on accessibility, especially for low-vision users, and the fact that the accessibility settings are hopelessly confused and a huge jumble of things put in no particular order and expecting users to find the specific settings they need is unreasonable with the current setup. I agree with Steve that both these issues are vitally important, but I know there are many other accessibility wishes that lots of users have for iOS 8! This article aims to be a more general round-up of wishes for a wide variety of accessibility needs … Continue readingRound-up: iOS 8 Accessibility Wishes