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AppleVis offers a wide range of podcasts covering topics of interest to blind and low-vision users of Apple Devices. Featured topics include walk-throughs and demonstrations of apps, tips on using iOS and Mac OS X, and accessory reviews.

AppleVis offers a wide range of podcasts covering topics of interest to blind and low-vision users of Apple Devices. Featured topics include walk-throughs and demonstrations of apps, tips on using iOS and Mac OS X, and accessory reviews.
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United States

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AppleVis offers a wide range of podcasts covering topics of interest to blind and low-vision users of Apple Devices. Featured topics include walk-throughs and demonstrations of apps, tips on using iOS and Mac OS X, and accessory reviews.

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@AppleVis

Language:

English


Episodes

Blindfold Barnyard: Beat the Clock and Return the Farm Animals to their Barn

7/14/2018
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In this podcast, Sabrina gives us a demonstration of Blindfold Barnyard, an iOS app that challenges you to beat the clock and return all of the farm animals to their barn by a combination of dragging and swiping. Blindfold Barnyard comes with several games, including a practice mode, and several different timed games. You control the number of animals on the barn yard, and how fast the game is played. There are in-app upgrades for purchasing coins needed for game play.

Duration:00:20:06

Turn Photos into Sweet Melodies with Melodist for iOS

7/14/2018
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In this podcast, Sabrina gives us a demonstration of Melodist - Let photos sing, a US$0.99 app that generates a unique melody for photos by analyzing the changes in hues, saturation and brightness.

Duration:00:13:50

AppleVis Unleashed June 2018: Laying Down on the Job

6/29/2018
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In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Mike Malarsie, and Randy Rusnack talk about recent Apple news and topics of interest. Topics featured in this podcast include: Recap of WWDC 2018 There's Still No Sign of Apple's AirPower Charging Apple AirPower Qi charging mat headed for September landing Apple is Allowing Free App Trials for Non-Subscription Apps MarsEdit developer lists 8 problems with Apple's approach to free trials of iOS AppleVis Extra 56: Recapping...

Quick Tip: How to Find Audio Described Movies and TV Shows on Netflix for iOS

6/19/2018
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In this podcast, Tunmi Jubril demonstrates how to find and browse all of the movies and TV shows on Netflix which offer audio description.

Duration:00:05:00

Workout When You Want, Where You Want, the Way You Want with Aaptiv Audio Fitness for iOS

6/18/2018
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In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher introduces us to Aaptiv: #1 Audio Fitness, an iOS app that offers access to audio-based fitness classes in a range of categories. From the App Store: Aaptiv lets you workout when you want, where you want, the way you want. Get unlimited access to audio-based fitness classes led by certified personal trainers. Find the perfect rhythm with a playlist of music you already know and love. Experience more than 2,500 workouts in a variety of categories...

Duration:00:09:00

Explore the World in 3D Sound With Travelear for iOS

6/17/2018
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In this podcast, Scott Davert gives us a walk-through and demonstration of Travelear: Listen to the World, a free iOS app that provides access to a selection of 3D soundscapes. From the App Store description: Travelear promises to take your ears on an adventure like never before! You can finally go to a variety of destinations and environments with a pair of headphones and the click of a button. With Travelear you can hop across the pond and experience the hustle and bustle of London's...

Duration:00:37:57

Making Daily Tasks Easier with IFTTT

6/14/2018
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In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us a walk-through and demonstration of the IFTTT iOS app. IFTTT enables you to connect all your "services, apps and devices" together so that routine and complex tasks are performed automatically. Over 600 apps work with IFTTT including Twitter, Telegram, Google Drive, Twitch, Weather Underground, Instagram, Gmail, and devices like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue, and your iPhone. The IFTTT app also integrates with the Health app, so...

Duration:00:37:34

How to Play Fun Audio Games with Google Assistant

6/11/2018
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In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher demonstrates how you can play games from within the Google Assistant app for iOS. The Google Assistant app includes a variety of audio games. Available types of games include: * Audio Games: Lucky Trivia, Are You Feeling Lucky?, Mad Libs, World Greatest Word Game, Lucky Trivia Sports Are You Feeling Sporty, Crystal Ball and Delve in to Your Mysterious Future. * Chat Games: Emoji Riddle, Answer Riddles with Emojis, Emoji Movies, Guess the Movies...

Duration:00:16:05

AppleVis Extra 57: Sarah Herrlinger, Director of Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives at Apple

6/7/2018
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In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, hosts Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by Sarah Herrlinger, Director of Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives at Apple. Topics covered in the discussion include Sarah's role at Apple; the importance of accessibility in the world of technology; Apple's own culture of creating inclusive technology; how Apple works with 3rd party developers to ensure the accessibility of their apps; and Sarah's recent election to the National Board of the...

Duration:00:35:00

AppleVis Extra 56: Recapping the WWDC 2018 Keynote

6/4/2018
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In this podcast, Dave Nason, Thomas Domville, Tyler Stephen, and Stuart Lawler discuss the announcements made at Apple's WWDC 2018 Keynote.

AppleVis Unleashed May 2018: The Butterfly Effect

5/28/2018
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In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Randy Rusnakk and Mike Malarsie get together to talk about recent Apple news and topics of interest. Topics featured in this podcast include: The AppleVis Community Inducts Seeing AI and Weather Gods into its iOS App Hall of Fame Apple's Q2 2018: 52.2M iPhones, 9.1M iPads, $61.1B revenue Apple making Everyone Can Code curriculum accessible to blind and deaf What to expect at WWDC 2018: Dates, tickets & product...

Quick Tip: How To Download Your Entire Apple Music Library To Your iPhone

5/20/2018
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In this podcast, Gabriel Oria takes us through a quick work-around which allows you to download your full Apple Music library to your iOs device, all in one go.

Duration:00:08:35

An Updated Look At The SiriusXm App For iOS

5/12/2018
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In this podcast, Joseph Hodge revisits the SiriusXM app for iOS, and takes us through some of the changes and updated features that may be of interest. Get SiriusXM Radio on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/siriusxm-radio/id317951436?mt=8

Duration:00:13:34

Quick Tip: Find and Correct Spelling Mistakes using the Misspelled Words Feature Available from the VoiceOver Rotor.

5/11/2018
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In this podcast, Lysette Chaproniere gives us A quick demonstration of how to find and correct spelling mistakes using the misspelled words feature available from the VoiceOver Rotor.

Duration:00:08:59

Mass Times for Travel: Find Catholic Churches and Worship Times Worldwide

5/11/2018
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In this podcast, Merisa gives us a walk-through and demonstration of Mass Times for Travel, a free iOS app that helps Catholics get to Mass by helping them find churches and worship times worldwide. Developed by MASSTIMES.ORG!, the app contains what it claims is the most comprehensive database of Catholic churches and worship times in existence.

Duration:00:18:00

A Demonstration Of Setting Up And Using Apple's HomePod

5/8/2018
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In February 2018 Apple launched the HomePod, its foray into the smart home speaker market. In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher walks us through the process of setting up the device, managing its settings from the Home app on his iPhone, and some basics on how to use the device, by voice, touch and from the iPhone. For more on HomePod, check out Serina Gilbert's review at https://www.applevis.com/blog/accessories-apple-opinion-reviews/homepod-... and our in depth discussion with Dave...

Duration:00:15:14

A Powerful Terminology Dictionary At Your Fingertips

5/6/2018
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In this podcast, Lysette Chaproniere walks us through Terminology Dictionary, an iOS app for word lovers. It is a powerful English language dictionary, thesaurus and research tool, and is free with optional paid upgrades. Get Terminology Dictionary on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/terminology-dictionary/id687798859?mt=8

Duration:00:18:39

A Walkthrough of Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock for iOS

5/4/2018
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In this podcast, Khalfan Bin Dhaher takes us through the popular Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock app for iOS and Apple Watch, an intelligent alarm clock which tracks your sleep patterns and wakes you up at the most optimal time while you are in light sleep, making waking up feel natural. Sleep Cycle is a free app with optional subscription based upgrades. Get Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/sleep-cycle-alarm-clock/id320606217?mt=8

Duration:00:09:06

AppleVis Unleashed April 2018: In to Your Mind

4/30/2018
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In this month's edition of AppleVis Unleashed, Thomas Domville, Randy Rusnakk and Mike Malarsie get together to talk about recent Apple news and topics of interest. Topics featured in this podcast include: Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 and a Security Update for macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 iOS 11 Now Installed on 76% of iOS Devices, While Android 8 is Installed on 4.6% of Android Devices Sarah Herrlinger, Apple's Director Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives, Joins the American...

Duration:01:07:28

Drafts 5 for iOS, Quickly Capture Text to Save, Copy, Share or Deep Link into Other Apps and Services

4/27/2018
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In this podcast, Lysette Chaproniere gives us an in-depth walk-through of Drafts 5, a feature rich and powerful text capturing tool for iOS. This is just some of how the its developer describes the app: Drafts lets you turn text into action – it’s a quick notebook, handy editor, and writing automation tool, all in one. Instead of tapping around other apps, capture in Drafts first. Open it and write right away, then do something useful with your words. Drafts opens to a new page with the...

Duration:00:52:44