The AirPods tips are made of smooth plastic making it difficult to keeps a seal in your ear canals. As a result, you don’t get proper sound isolation and all that bass leaks out. But with the silicone EarBuddyz 2.0 Apple AirPods Covers, your AirPods won’t budge. You’ll have to remove them to charge your AirPods, of course, but that’s a small price to pay to get that amazing sound quality.
A study at the University of Edinburgh published in the journal Nature Communications has found that needing to wear glasses is associated with higher levels of intelligence.
Scientists have 3D printed corneas for the first time in new research, offering hope to millions of people around the world whose eyesight is affected by damage to the delicate tissue. The cornea is a clear sheath that sits over the iris and the pupil, helping to direct light rays onto the retina. If the cornea becomes damaged, the image sent to the brain can become blurry. Currently, patients with damaged corneas can undergo transplants in serious cases, but this necessitates a donor—of which there is a significant shortage.
Apple will soon be adding some new accessibility features for macOS Mojave, iOS 12, tvOS and watchOS 5, which will be available this fall.
During WWDC 2018, Apple’s Senior Director of Global Accessibility Policy & Initiatives, Sarah Herrlinger joined the Accessible Podcast for an interview. Hosted by Steven Aquino and Timothy Buck. The interview with Herrlinger was recorded at Apple’s Podcast studios at WWDC last week. During the interview, Herrlinger talks about Apple’s commitment to accessibility and what it means to the company:
Deafblind Canadians from across the country have gathered in Winnipeg this week for the first ever Canadian Deaf-Blind Camp.
Mercer University professor Sinjae Hyun has presented seven Georgia Academy for the Blind seniors with 3D yearbooks.
The shuttle used will be the EZ10 made by French company EasyMile. The shuttle has been named ELA, seats 12 passengers, and has a built-in mobility ramp. It is fully electric and has no steering wheel. It uses 3D mapping and localization data from four sensors and additional video cameras as it steers itself.
Apple in 2014 introduced a Live Listen feature that’s designed to allow the iPhone to pair with hearing aids and then serve as a remote microphone that beams the audio the iPhone picks up to the hearing aids.
Coming into WWDC, Apple hinted that iOS 12 would focus less on major new features and more on improving performance and eliminating bugs and that is exactly what we got with a few extras.