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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Dell Computer and JAWS Bug

Does Windows become sluggish, applications close or crash, or virtual memory errors appear on your Dell computer?
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iOS 15.3.1 Update: Fix for Braille Displays

Having trouble with your braille display freezing?
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iOS 15.3 Bug: Underscore

Learn the work around for this issue!
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Live Text Feature: Picking Text out of an Image

Want to know what text is embedded in the image? Watch this student-created video tutorial!
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JAWS Update: Sound Splitter

Learn how to be more efficient and to multitask with this new feature!
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iOS 15 Siri Bugs

Information about the Siri bugs and Apple responds to when these bugs will be resolved.
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iOS 15: Haptic Feedback

Learn more about haptic feedback options for iPhones!
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iOS 15: Split View with VoiceOver

Demo of using the updated Split View feature in iOS 15 with VoiceOver
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iOS 15 Update: Move Safari Address Bar to Top of Page

Steps to go back to the familiar address bar at the top of the page on your iPhone.
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Google Docs Accessibility Upgrade!

New features in Google Docs for screen reader or refreshable Braille Display users!
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iOS 15 Dictation Update

No time limit!
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Braille Blaster 2.0 Update

Learn about the recent Braille Blaster update!
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Braille Math Editor: JAWS and Fusion

Check out these Braille Math Editor updates!
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BrailleSense 6 Overview: Video Tutorial

Learn about the new features in the BrailleSense 6!
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Braille Display and iOS 14.4 bug

Important accessibility bug for braille display users!
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Connection Issues with Mantis Q40 and Chameleon 20

iOS 14.4 software update is causing connection problems!
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JAWS 2021 Math Support Update

JAWS and Fusion now supports reading math content in Word documents!
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iOS 14: Screen Recognition

VoiceOver automatically recognizes and labels buttons, icons and other elements - even if these elements were not optimized for VoiceOver!
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Missing Accelerate Button: Non-Visual Digital Maps

Here is a workaround if your Google Map is missing the Accelerate button.
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iOS 14 and Phone Calls

Are you having trouble answering calls? Check this accessibility setting.

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