Category Archives: iPod Touch

Braille Input in iOS and on the Mac, a Possible Option for UsersBraille, Portset,

In my previous post, I talked about Braille output on the Mac. In this post, I wanted to pass along information on a potential solution for Braille input for both iOS and Mac OS X. Portset Systems Ltd, are an … Continue reading

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Another iOS Resource

A few weeks ago, Anna Dresner released an updated version of her book on using iOS to address iOS 8. The book is called, “Getting Started with the iPhone and iOS 8 : Step-by-Step Instructions for Blind Users”, and is … Continue reading

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iOS 7.1 Is Released

For those not aware, iOS 7.1 is now released. I just downloaded it on my iPhone 5S. The bug that effected using the rotor to raise the volume of some iDevices, such as the iPhone 5S, above 35 percent is … Continue reading

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Updates, 10/15/13

I have updated the Demonstrations page of the site with some iOS 7 podcast links Scott Davert of Applevis has kindly given me permission to link to. I will also be adding some of them to the Getting Started with … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Resources for iOS 7

I’m sure it’s pretty well known at this point that iOS 7 is here. It was released at 10 AM Pacific time today, though there, at the moment, some reports of trouble downloading it. Undoubtedly, the servers are being hammered … Continue reading

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Getting Started Pages

I have spent parts of this weekend putting up two new pages to the site. These are the Getting Started with the Mac and VoiceOver and Getting Started with iOS Devices and VoiceOver pages. I am specifically seeking help from … Continue reading

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As an FYI for those who might be interested

I am posting the following announcement in case it might be of interest or help to folks. Anna Dresner writes very useful and helpful books, and this is another one. An iMessaging guide from NBP! A Quick Guide to iMessages … Continue reading

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Updates, 10/19/11

The 12th episode in the Macfortheblind Audio Demonstration Series has been added. I try to cover some iTunes basics as far as the interface, the menus and some important iTunes preferences. However, being that iTunes is quite a sophisticated program, … Continue reading

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iOS5 is Here!

Today, iOS 5 became available for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPads 1 and 2, and the 3rd and 4th generation iPod Touch models. Besides there being some 200 new features, there are several changes and improvements to VoiceOver. As … Continue reading

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