Sense 1952, We have been able to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on NBC, but for the first time, we will be able to view it live on YouTube. This makes one of the greatest holiday traditions accessible from virtually any platform and any location. Tune in on Thursday morning at 9:00 AM EST to watch your favorite marching bands, dancers, clowns, Broadway performers, floats, and of course, the amazing giant balloon characters. Here is the link for the live stream.
You can earn the first ever achievement metal offered by Apple for working out in addition to all that binge eating and football watching on November 24. You will also get a special messaging sticker for completing the challenge that you can then send to all your friends who will be sleeping off their food marathon while you are coming down from your runners high. Below is the text from Apple sent out to U.S. residents only.
Some iPhone 6s manufactured between September and October 2015 are shutting down unexpectedly, and require a battery replacement. Per Apple, this is not a safety issue. To determine if your iPhone is eligible for the replacement, contact an authorized Apple service provider or visit an Apple store.
For full details, visit Apple’s support page.
Join Jessica as she demonstrates Lost Cities, a fun and exciting game for iOS using VoiceOver.
Of the estimated 285 million people who are visually impaired around the world, 90 percent live in low-income settings, while 80 percent of cases could be cured or prevented, according to the World Health Organization.
Cool Blind Tech’s James Oates
Spotlight Interview with Jenny Lay-Flurrie,
Chief Accessibility Officer at Microsoft
Owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV are slowly starting to get more television subscription options. In addition to Sling TV, Apple TV owners can now subscribe to PlayStation Vue. PlayStation subscriptions start as low as $29.99 per month. Click here to see a list of all the stations and packages available in your area.
At Microsoft’s second annual Connect Online Developers Conference, there were many exciting announcements. Here are just a few:
In this demo, James Oates shows us how to setup and configure Siri on the Mac. He shows us how to enable Siri, choose a language, select a voice for Siri, enable voice feedback, select which microphone Siri will use, determine which keyboard shortcut will activate Siri, leave or remove Siri from your menu bar, enable location services, and how to allow Siri and dictation permission to access location services,
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