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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

Create zany fill in the blanks stories with Loony Libs

10/19/2017
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In this podcast, Abby is back to show us her favourite new app, which is Loony Libsa very accessible mad-libs app for iOS, which is both great fun to play and a great way to work on your literacy skills.

Duration: 00:14:05


Live the life of a hobo with Hobo Simulator for iOS

10/16/2017
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In this podcast Abby takes us through Hobo Simulator on her iPad. Hobo Simulator is a game which sees you start out as somebody living on the streets with no job, with the aim of collecting coins, gaining popularity and trying to stay alive and improve your life. Note this game is also available on iPhone, but the app layout is slightly different. To access the unlabelled menu buttons which Abby refers to, you must first double-tap and hold on the left side of the screen, then drag your...

Duration: 00:42:59


A Quick Walk-through of the Verse-A-Day: Daily Bible Verses App for iPad

10/13/2017
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In this podcast, Abby gives us a quick overview of Verse-A-Day: Daily Bible Verses, an iOS app that delivers a new bible verse each day. Preferred translations for bible verses include: Verse-A-Day: Daily Bible Verses is a free download, with in-app purchases available to remove ads and enable bookmarking of verses.

Duration: 00:07:02


A Walkthrough of the U Version Bible app for iPad

10/8/2017
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In this podcast, Abby gives us a walk-through and demonstration of the U Version Bible, an iOS iPad app by Life.Church. On more than 250 million devices around the world, people are reading, listening to, watching, and sharing the Bible using the #1 rated Bible App—completely free. Over 1,000 Bible versions, in hundreds of languages. Hundreds of Reading Plans, in over 40 languages. Add your own Verse Images, highlights, bookmarks, and public or private notes. Customize your reading...

Duration: 00:24:40


Manage and View Files on your Computers, NAS, FTP and Cloud Storage with FileBrowser for iOS

10/2/2017
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In this podcast, Carla gives us an in-depth look at FileBrowser - Access files on remote computers, an iOS app that enables you to manage and view files across a number of locations. These include Windows, Mac and Linux computers; Time Capsule, NAS and WiFi drives. You can also connect to a number of cloud services, including Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, WebDAV, FTP and SFTP. Features include: Documents: File Management: AirPlay, ChromeCast and Amazon...

Duration: 00:39:43


Learn to Sing in Tune with SingTrue For iOS

10/1/2017
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In this podcast, Abby gives us a walk-through and demonstration of SingTrue: Learn to sing in tune, pitch perfect, an iOS app which claims that it can teach anybody to sing in perfect tune. Even if you think you're tone deaf. SingTrue features over 30 interactive exercises* that help you learn to sing easily, confidently and in perfect tune. By using the iPhone microphone and sophisticated signal processing, the app analyses your singing and provides personal feedback on how you can...

Duration: 00:39:17


A Work Around For A Bug Regarding Wrong Language Switching With iOS

9/24/2017
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In this podcast, David Laijiajun provides a great tip for users who need to work with multiple languages, making sure VoiceOver always speaks in the right language at the right time.

Duration: 00:04:00


Whaaat? A Review Of Tone Deaf For iOS

9/24/2017
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In this podcast, Abby walks us through Tone Deaf Test, an iOS app designed to help you find out if you have a good ear for a musical note, or still need some practice. Abby demonstrates how each section of the test works, and how it is measured.

Duration: 00:20:55


It's a kind of magic caring for a child with Little Girl Magic for iOS

9/22/2017
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In this podcast, Abby introduces us to Little Girl Magic for iOS, that's a nursery, child care and dress up game for people who love to babysit. Little Girl Magic on the App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/little-girl-magic/id446509719?mt=8

Duration: 00:16:08


Making Lemonade From Lemons: A Walk-Through of Classic Lemonade Stand for iOS

9/22/2017
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In this podcast, Ornella Jagdeo introduces us to Classic Lemonade Stand, a modern take on the old text-based lemonade stand simulators. Buy cups, lemons and sugar to fill your inventory. Set your price and start selling cups of lemonade! Watch out for the weather which will affect your sales. Other unexpected events may pop up randomly like bees taking your sugar or the neighborhood bully swiping some cash.

Duration: 00:11:07


AppleVis Extra 52: iOS 11 in Review

9/20/2017
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In this podcast, Scott Davert and Thomas Domville discuss their opinions of Apple's iOS 11 software update. They also briefly discuss tvOS 11 and watchOS 4. Resources mentioned in this podcast include: The Accessibility Bugs in iOS 11 for Blind and Low Vision Users; From Serious To MinorWhat's New in iOS 11 Accessibility for Blind, Low Vision and Deaf-Blind UsersExploring Some of What's New and Changed in iOS 11; Part 1Exploring Some of What's New and Changed in iOS 11; Part 2Exploring...

Duration: 01:31:40


Exploring Some of What's New and Changed in iOS 11; Part 4

9/19/2017
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In The final podcast of a short series of podcasts in which he introduces us to some of what's new and changed in iOS 11, Thomas Domville discusses and demonstrates the following:

Duration: 00:19:56


Exploring Some of What's New and Changed in iOS 11; Part 3

9/19/2017
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In The third of a short series of podcasts in which he introduces us to some of what's new and changed in iOS 11, Thomas Domville discusses and demonstrates the following:

Duration: 00:34:04


Exploring Some of What's New and Changed in iOS 11; Part 2

9/19/2017
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In The second of a short series of podcasts in which he introduces us to some of what's new and changed in iOS 11, Thomas Domville discusses and demonstrates the following:

Duration: 00:33:52


Exploring Some of What's New and Changed in iOS 11; Part 1

9/19/2017
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In The first of a short series of podcasts in which he introduces us to some of what's new and changed in iOS 11, Thomas Domville discusses and demonstrates the following:

Duration: 00:25:52


Enjoy a Virtual World of Scouting with Scout Legend for iOS

9/17/2017
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In this podcast, Abby introduces us to Scout Legend, an iOS game for people who enjoy the world of scouting, hiking, fishing, camping and scout uniform dress-up and would like to have fun playing together and unite into scout units. To start you need to choose a character to play, then make your scout eat every day so you never get hungry and keep your energy level at 30. You earn points for eating if you eat at least one hour after the previous eating. Another way to earn points is by...

Duration: 00:15:47


There's something fishy going on with Mobile Aquarium

9/16/2017
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In this podcast, Abby introduces us to Mobile Aquarium for iOS, that's an addictive aquarium simulation that will keep you hooked for a long time! Let your fish prosper or die---it's all up to you. Mobile Aquarium on the App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mobile-aquarium/id327755335?mt=8

Duration: 00:22:41


Grow and Harvest the Perfect Oranges with Orange Tree for iOS

9/15/2017
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In this podcast, Tunmi Jubril introduces us to Orange Tree, a fruit tree care game for people who like to farm, take care of plants and grow harvest fruit. You choose a character; and then give water to the orange tree every day, harvest oranges, sell and earn money, and buy cool stuff for your house with money.

Duration: 00:11:38


AppleVis Extra #51: the XCiting Event Roundtable

9/14/2017
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In this edition of the AppleVis podcast, Thomas, Alex, Dave and Tyler recap and discuss the main news from Tuesday's Apple event, where the company announced new iPhones, Apple Watches and Apple TV. Be sure to also read Alex's comprehensive summary of the news from this event.

Duration: 01:00:06


Quick tip: What Apps will I Miss When Upgrading To iOS 11?

9/12/2017
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In this podcast, Scott Davert quickly shows how to check what applications on your iDevice will not be compatible with iOS 11. As Apple has indicated that there will not be any support for 32-bit applications, it may be important to check to see what apps you have which may not be compatible if you upgrade to iOS 11 when it is released. Note that you must be running iOS 10.3.0 or later to perform this check.

Duration: 00:03:52

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