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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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!
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New Internet Keyboard Commands for iPad OS

Browse the web more efficiently with these new keyboard shortcut commands!
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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!
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Aira is now FREE!

Need sighted assistance? Try Aira!
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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!
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Windows 10 May Update

Check out these accessibility improvements!
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Update: Orbit Reader is available through APH

Recent newsflash about braille displays available through APH Quota Funds.
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JAWS 2019 Updates

Having trouble with JAWS crashing in Office 365? Are you editing your documents and want to find misspelled words? See these and other new features!
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Seeing AI App Update: Explore Pictures Feature

Drag your finger over the photo to learn where people and objects are located.
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BrailleNote Touch Plus: An Update

The BrailleNote Touch Plus was recently announced by Humanware
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Large Cursor in Windows 10

This exciting new Microsoft accessibility feature will be available in April 2019!
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How to Fix Android Settings that Turn Off Automatically

Having trouble with your Android phone?
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Upcoming Windows 10 software updates

This Microsoft blog shares information about the next major upgrade to Windows, including accessibility improvements!
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MATT Connect Updates

Find out how to get your stylus and screen protector!