In IOS 10, a new and potentially useful feature known as emergency bypass breaks through do not disturb, meaning that someone can contact you even if it is turned on. This means that a contact no longer has to be in the favourites list to break through the do not disturb filter. Note that this has to be enabled separately for calls and texts. In this podcast, Justin shows us how to activate emergency bypass, and explains how it can be implemented.
the clock app in iOS 10, alone with adding a new 3D Touch shortcut, has added a new feature called “Bed Time.” In this podcast, Justin goes over what this feature is and how to use it.
One of the biggest VoiceOver additions in iOS 10 is the ability to move applications around the home screen using the rotor. Justin shows us how to keep organized with this handy feature in this podcast, helping him keep his home screen clean in the process.
One of Apple’s major talking points in the new iOS 10 is the revamped messages app, and in this podcast, Justin goes over the new features including digital touch, individual read receipts and more.
In Braille Screen Input for iOS 10, Voiceover users now have the ability to reverse the dot positioning of the fingers when typing, making it similar to apps from third parties that have had this as a feature previously. Additionally, typing in contracted braille now follows keyboard echo.In this podcast, Justin takes us through the steps of how to use the reverse dot feature, as well as a little bug to watch out for.
In light of the recent Pokémon GO craze, Justin explains what Dexter is, how to view info about any Pokémon, comparing Pokémon Stats, building a team and a few other tips. Not mentioned in the podcast but equally as important is The petition to Make Pokémon GO accessible. Even though the game is not, it is still possible to battle competitively, which is where Dexter comes in handy.
One of the biggest obstacles for many people when it comes to travel is the hit it takes on the bank account. Luckily, Justin is here to show off the solution, which is Kayak. In this demonstration, he takes us through the essential components of the iOS app. He shows us how to view prices for flights and hotels, track flights using the application, and a few other handy little tricks. Kayak is also available via website and an app for Android as well.
Discovering and promoting new music is something that Has become easier than ever before with SoundCloud,. In this podcast, Justin takes us through how to do just that. He proceeds to look at his music stream, shamelessly promote some of his own music, and explain what playlists and radio stations are, as well as how to use them.
Apple’s shake to undo feature allows the user to shake the iOS device and then press a button if they want an action to be undone. The only problem with this however, is that this feature has a tendency to be activated by accident, causing much annoyance and frustration. As a result, Justin shows us how to turn this feature off in the settings app.
In this podcast, Justin demonstrates how to use Roger for iOS. While there are many different ways of sending audio messages to friends around the world, Roger offers something that cannot be matched: audio quality. Justin proceeds to show us the customizability that the app offers, as well as how to send and listen to voice messages. A big thank you goes to the developers of Roger, who took special effort to make their app accessible with VoiceOver, and who have pledged to continue this support in the future.