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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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!
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iOS 12.1.1 software update

What's new in iOS 12.1.1?
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iOS 12.1 Misspelled Words

When running VoiceOver, how do you know if you have misspelled a word?
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iOS 12.1 updates

See the new features, enhancements and bug fixes for IOS 12.1!
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Office Lens Commands and Software Updates for Screen Readers

Office Lens is available on iOS, Android and Windows 10.
JAWS Support of Chrome 70

JAWS issue with Chrome 70 release

Having trouble navigating the combo boxes when using the Chrome Browser?
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New Narrator Guide

Learn what is new with the latest release of Narrator!
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New Voice Access for Android

Use your voice to access your Android phone - hands free!
Screenshot of New VoiceOver gestures popup on iPad.

iOS 12 Home Screen VoiceOver Changes

Status bar layout change and VoiceOver Pop features