Software Updates

Technology is constantly being improved and updated. The Software Update page will help you stay up-to-date with the latest available software features and enhancements as well as what to expect in a future software release. Check here to see what the experts say about accessibility improvements and issues – before you update your device!

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Cartoon Image of a virtual meeting on a laptop with text, "NVDA Zoom Enhancements"

NVDA Zoom Accessibility Add-On

This add-on makes Zoom interactions a breeze!
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Google Accessibility Improvements

Have you tried these new features?
Ballyland Magic Plus logo and text, "Ballyland Magic Plus Split Tap Gesture!"

Ballyland Magic Plus App: VoiceOver Gestures

Just released, this app now includes the split tap gesture!
Screenshot of SAS Graphics Accelerator About page with annotated arrow pointing to v5.1.2654.7603

SAS Graphics Accelerator: Maps Software Update

This user-friendly update streamlines the process of creating and opening non-visual digital maps!
BrailleSense Polaris braille notetaker with a 32 cell refreshable braille display, Perkin’s style keyboard & small LCD display.

BrailleSense Polaris: April 2020 Firmware Upgrade

BrailleSense Polaris firmware upgrade
Screenshot of Word Melodies Home screen with cartoon animals, musical notes and text, "Accessible Emerging Reader App"

Word Melodies: Emerging Reading and Writing App

Just released - an exciting, fully accessible app for students who are emerging or beginner readers!
Chrome logo and text "Chromebook; ChromeVox Update"

New ChromeVox OS

See what's new and know that the old version has a limited shelf life!
Book Creator logo and text, "Accessibility Updates: Book Creator"

Book Creator Accessibility Updates

230+ Accessibility updates for Book Creator!
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Changing VoiceOver Commands in iOS 13

Is there a VoiceOver command that you do not like and want to change? Here is how!
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Using a Braille Display on iOS: An Introduction

This resource has been updated for iOS 13.
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Silence Unknown Callers: iOS 13 Feature

Annoying phone calls? Not any more!
Screenshot of Paths to Technology home page with with keyboard command popup and text, "New Internet Keyboard Commands"

New Internet Keyboard Commands for iPad OS

Browse the web more efficiently with these new keyboard shortcut commands!
Outline of hand with thumb, index and middle fingers extended and text, "iOS and iPadOS 13 Editing Gestures"

Editing Text iOS and iPadOS 13

Make changes in a "pinch"!
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BrailleBlaster: Free braille transcription software

Here is a new tool for producing braille materials quickly!
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Accessibility Bugs in iOS 13

Be aware of these critical accessibility bugs before deciding to update to iOS 13.
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APH Accessible Crossword Puzzle App Review

Solve these fun and accessible digital crossword puzzles!

Live Edits in Google Docs

Live Edits is now accessible with screen readers!
Aira logo (small "a" inside a white circle with text, "Aira: Free"

Aira is now FREE!

Need sighted assistance? Try Aira!
Image of three sizes of Alexa-enabled devices and text, "Alexa speech rate"

Alexa: Speak Faster

Control the speech rate on your Alexa!
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Sneak Peak at iOS 13!

Apple experts are buzzing about the new iOS 13 features!