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Top 10 keyboard shortcuts new Mac users need to know!

Top 10 keyboard shortcuts every new Mac owner needs to know!

Want to learn to navigate around OS X faster? Here are 10 shortcuts every Mac owner should know! If you just picked up your first Mac you may be scratching your head when you look at the keyboard for the first time. It's a little different than the Windows counterpart but that doesn't mean it'...
How to enable switch control for motor accessibility on iPhone or iPad

How to enable switch control for motor accessibility on iPhone or iPad

Switch control is an Accessibility feature designed to make the iPhone and iPad easier to use for anyone with a physical and/or motor skills impairment. With Switch control you can scan between items, use crosshairs to pick specific points, or manually select items using multiple switches, and...
How to enable AssistiveTouch for motor accessibility on iPhone or iPad

How to enable AssistiveTouch for motor accessibility on iPhone or iPad

AssistiveTouch is an Accessibility feature that makes the iPhone and iPad easier to use for anyone with motor control, coordination, or other forms of physical impairment. With AssistiveTouch a special on-screen menu lets you easily tap or perform other gestures instead of potentially more...
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How to use Accessibility for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

How to use Accessibility for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Accessibility — also referred to as inclusivity — is all about making the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad work for as wide a range of people as possible. That can include the very young, the very old, people brand new to computers and mobile devices, and also people with disabilities and special...
How to invert screen colors for visual accessibility on iPhone and iPad

How to invert screen colors for visual accessibility on iPhone and iPad

Inverting screen colors is an Accessibility feature that makes the iPhone and iPad easier on the eyes for some people with a sensitivity to brightness, easier to distinguish for some people with color blindness, and easier to make out for some people with low vision. It can even be used in...
How to set the triple Home-click shortcut for accessibility on iPhone or iPad

How to set the triple Home-click shortcut for accessibility on iPhone or iPad

We use single and double clicks on our iPhones and iPads to return to the Home screen and open the app switcher. Apple also offers an accessibility option that lets you enable and customize a triple-click. You can choose between a few options so you can pick the one that's most convenient and...
How to connect to hearing aids for auditory accessibility on your iPhone or iPad

How to connect to hearing aids for auditory accessibility on your iPhone or iPad

Hearing aid support is an Accessibility feature that allows the iPhone and iPad to connect with and manage compatible hearing aids. You can connect to most Bluetooth enabled hearing aids as well as special Made of iPhone (and iPad) hearing aids that use a special version of Bluetooth to provide...
How to enable switch control for motor accessibility on iPhone or iPad

How to enable switch control for motor accessibility on iPhone or iPad

Switch control is an Accessibility feature designed to make the iPhone and iPad easier to use for anyone with a physical and/or motor skills impairment. With Switch control you can scan between items, use crosshairs to pick specific points, or manually select items using multiple switches, and...
How to enable AssistiveTouch for motor accessibility on iPhone or iPad

How to enable AssistiveTouch for motor accessibility on iPhone or iPad

AssistiveTouch is an Accessibility feature that makes the iPhone and iPad easier to use for anyone with motor control, coordination, or other forms of physical impairment. With AssistiveTouch a special on-screen menu lets you easily tap or perform other gestures instead of potentially more...
How to enable mono audio for auditory accessibility on iPhone or iPad

How to enable mono audio for accessibility on iPhone and iPad

Mono audio is an Accessibility feature that makes sure, even if you're hard of hearing or deaf in one ear, you never miss a word, note, or sound when listening to your iPhone or iPad with a headset on. Typical stereo audio includes distinct left and right channels, so different ears get different...
Painting the back of the Apple accessibility fence

Painting the back of the Apple accessibility fence

Robert and Allison of the Tech Doctor podcast, which focuses on accessibility, were gracious enough to invite me on to talk about Apple's efforts to increase iOS and OS X accessibility, and what iMore is doing to help promote them. In the podcast, we learn how Rene became interested in...
How to adjust Home button click speed for motor accessibility on iPhone and iPad

How to adjust Home button click speed for motor accessibility on iPhone and iPad

Adjusting Home-click speed is an Accessibility feature that lets you increase the interval of time needed for your iPhone or iPad to recognize a double or triple click. By default if you want to enter multitasking app switcher or bring up the accessibility shortcut you need to double or triple...
Apple and accessibility: Helping students with dyslexia

Apple and accessibility: Helping students with dyslexia



 Can you imagine not being able to read printed words? What would your life be like if books, newspapers, websites, email, and even signs were all virtually incomprehensible to you? How would you get through the day? For up to one in five people like me with dyslexia these are not hypothetical...

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