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:
At WWDC, Apple unveiled Watch OS5. Apple’s popular smartwatch will be getting a new software update later this year in the form of watchOS 5. It will add new features for health and fitness tracking, as well as software that aligns with the screen time limitations that are coming with iOS 12 on the iPhone and iPad.
Marie-Claire Bilyk works in peer support for CNIB in London, Ontario. Bilyk says she’s heard from a number of CNIB clients who want the province to update its assistive devices program. When Marie Claire Bilyk drops an earring and can’t find it, she reaches for her smart phone.
On iPhone or iPad:
Launch Settings > Display & Brightness. From there you can tap on the Text Size menu option, and then slide the slider at the bottom to your desired text size.
If you were holding out on redesigned AirPods like I was because of their Frankenstein look, then you will probably still be waiting until 2019 based on the latest AirPod rumors. I finally gave in to getting a pair of AirPods after going through at least a dozen bluetooth headsets over the past year. Many mainstream publications picked AirPods as Apple’s best product of last year. After testing out a demo unit in the Apple Store, I have to agree that they really do offer a huge upgrade on all of my previous bluetooth headsets. They are easy to use, and the sound is impressive.
The channel features tutorial videos explaining various iOS features from how to change your wallpaper to deleting your call history.
In iOS 11, Apple added a new emergency feature to the iPhone, which is designed to allow you to quickly and discreetly place a call to emergency services. In Canada and the United States, SOS dials 911, and in other countries, it works with local emergency response teams.
In this show Nelson Régo Unboxes the New Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE.