Here’s the best Apple assistive technology and accessibility links for the week of 8 March, 2015. Everything from around the web that’s relevant to disabled, aged, and chronically ill Apple users.
Peel the Apple – a blog providing written tutorials for Mac OS X VoiceOver users.
ii-Music |Musical Instrument for Eyegaze and Head Trackers
OS X VoiceOver training audio
How would you change Siri?
Secret iMessage shortcuts: Ten gestures to speed up your iPhone chat!
TypeSnippets offers visual text expansion for iPhone and iPad
Spotlight Text by Focus Reading Technology, Inc
Read all you need to know about the upcoming Spanish version of Proloquo2Go
ICY app helps vision-impaired connect with the world
Third-Party Keyboards Increase iPad Accessibility
ClearReader+, 1st portable & battery-operated OCR scanner, 42 dif. voices/29 languages, sleek & modern
Virtual Speech Center, 3 Speech and Language Apps
Apple Watch / Smart Watches
Apple Watch Has Entire Wearables Market On The Precipice
New Site Offers Interactive Look at Upcoming Apple Watch Apps
5 ideas for Apple Watch — Backchannel — Medium
Apple Watch battery life will be better than expected – Yay!
Sources offer hands-on Apple Watch details: battery life, unannounced features, and more
Accessible Apple: How the Apple TV could replace cable boxes and improve accessibility for all
HomeKit / Smart Home / Internet Of Things
Review: Mobile Home Siri remote
Switchmate: Automated lighting made simple – Wouldn’t fit my Australian lights but it looks nice!
Thermoneystat lets homeowners budget their energy usage, regulates temperature and cost
Apple puts Environment VP Lisa Jackson in charge of boosting accessibility efforts
Here on ATMac
New articles for this week:
No Hands! 3 Users Who Control Computers With Their Nose
Did you see anything else online that I missed? Leave a comment or drop me a line!