Tag Archives: Accessibility

Google pauses ban on apps that use accessibility service legitimately

Early last month Google sent out an email to app developers that use accessibility services for their apps, telling them that they’re cracking down on how the permissions are used. App developers must be able to prove their app is … Continue reading

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New report offers more detail on Apple’s work w/ Cochlear to improve iPhone accessibility

Earlier this month, it was reported that Apple was working with hearing-aid manufacturer Cochlear on Bluetooth and other technologic challenges to offer a direct connection to iPhones. Now, a new piece from Wired offers more detail on the efforts and talks … Continue reading

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HomePod firmware reveals new interaction details, Accessibility support, more

Earlier today Apple pushed out firmware for the HomePod smart speaker ahead of its launch in December, and naturally developer Steve Troughton-Smith has unpacked the code and discovered new details. more… 9to5Mac

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Apple holds Stevie Wonder concert on campus in honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Apple has been celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day all week, highlighting its Accessibility features and sharing the stories of those who use them. To cap off its celebrations, Apple yesterday held a concert at its headquarters with Stevie Wonder… more… … Continue reading

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Accessibility With Three Accessibility Activists

In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, which takes place tomorrow, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with three YouTubers to discuss the Accessibility features built into Apple’s iOS and Mac devices. Each of the three YouTubers, who met Cook … Continue reading

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Tim Cook calls accessibility a ‘core value of Apple’ as he sits down for trio of interviews in honor of GAAD

In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Tim Cook invited a trio of YouTubers to Apple’s campus. For instance, YouTuber Rikki Poynter sat down with Cook to discuss Accessibility and Apple’s role in that area. For those unfamiliar, Poynter is … Continue reading

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Apple’s new ‘Designed for’ videos highlight Accessibility features with personal stories

Apple tonight has shared a series of new videos on its YouTube channel. These videos are part of a new “Designed for” series that highlights people who are using Apple’s Accessibility features to change the way they face life day … Continue reading

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