Identify Banknotes Quickly and Accessibly with Cash Reader: Bill Identifier for iOS

Notice For this review, I received a subscription to use Cash Reader: bill identifier, worth US $17.99 from the developer. The opinions expressed in the review however are my own. I received no other compensation related to this content. Intro Of the numerous ways the iPhone can improve the quality of life for people with […]

Cash Reader: The Best Money Reader For The Blind

Several of my blind and visually impaired secondary students have been exploring money reader apps for the blind and visually impaired this semester. One of their favorite apps they have really been into with its accessibility features is the app Cash Reader: a money reading mobile App for blind and visually impaired.Money reader app for the blind, money reader App for android, money reader App for iPhone,

A brighter Apple: XCode on iOS 14

Coding has always been hard for me. I’ve never been able to get my mind around loops, if and else, for and while, and break almost breaks me instead of the code. However, many people make it look easy, and for them, it probably is. In iOS 14, Apple may loosen their chains upon their […]

My Experience Using a Chromebook as a Blind Mac User for 30 days

Intro Over the past decade, along with the exploding popularity of iOS and Android, and the continued development of Windows and macOS, a new personal computer operating system, Chrome OS, has steadily come into its own. Chrome OS runs on an expanding market of laptops, known as Chromebooks, and desktops, known as Chromeboxes.   As […]

Running Linux as a Blind Mac User for 30 days; Yes, It is Possible

Intro For some time now, I have wanted to get some familiarity with the Linux world. Not for any particular reason, just from hearing people talk about it and its potential, and thinking, “That sounds fun.”   Having no idea where to start my little experiment, I perused the AppleVis forum and came upon a […]

Apple’s Ecosystem and Accessibility

Earlier this year, my Airpods Pro began making a clicking sound, when in Noise Cancellation or transparency mode. I didn’t think much of it, and just used them regularly, until sound began distorting after a while of listening. I’ve simply stopped using them, as I shudder to think how much a cab ride to the […]

Open Source Blindness

What if all of your software were free, like NVDA? What if the only thing asked of you by software makers was to donate or contribute? How would this effect your life, and the lives of developers? In this article, I will explain what open source is, what it is currently used for, my experiences […]

Getting Started with VoiceOver on iOS and iPadOS.

Intro If you’re new to the iPhone, learning and mastering VoiceOver screenreader can seem daunting at first. Thankfully, learning how to use Voiceover on iPhone and iPad is easy. So, if you are new to voiceover, this step-by-step guide will introduce you to everything you need to know. VoiceOver is a very powerful screen reader, […]

How To Use Voice Control On iPhone Like A Pro

Have you ever wanted to control your iPhone or iPad with just your voice? Here’s everything you need to know on how to set up true hands-free operation of your iPhone using Voice Control in iOS 13.

Apple’s accessibility consistency

This article will explore Apple’s consistent attention to accessibility, and how other tech companies with commitments to accessibility, like Microsoft and Google, compare to Apple in their accessibility efforts. It also shows where these companies can improve their consistency, and that no company is perfect at being an Assistive Technology provider yet. Introduction Apple has […]