Critical Alerts override the Do Not Disturb feature if you have it enabled on your iPhone or iPad, and will even arrive with an audio alert when your device is muted.
Amazon recently announced a few new features, including one that would allow Alexa to whisper instead of speak at full volume. Called “whisper mode,” the feature finally began to roll out to Echo users in the United States on Friday.
Apple’s new operating system, iOS 12, introduces a new measurement app that also includes a level.
Microsoft has enabled Alexa and Cortana support for the Xbox One, opening up the console to voice commands from hundreds of millions of smart devices.
Adding a second language to your Google Home speaker will bring support for that language anywhere you normally interact with Google Assistant, including on your phone.
QR codes can be used for website links, coupons, tickets, and contact information, just to name a few, and scanning them using your iPhone or iPad is completely accessible for blind and low vision iOS users.
Microsoft just announced that they are expanding technical support to blind or visually impaired users through Disability Answer Desk by offering Be My Eyes customers technical help 24/7.
For people who are partially sighted, the brightness of your screen is probably one of the most important setting on your phone. If it’s too dim, visibility can be impossible.
As reported by Android Police, you can now ask Google Assistant to initiate a video call for you with someone in your contact list, and it will do so by automatically launching Duo. If you don’t have Duo installed, Android Police notes that Assistant will use Hangouts instead.
Starting this week, Echo users will be able to adjust the treble, mid-range or bass on their smart speaker by opening the Alexa app, or by simply asking Alexa via voice commands.