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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Screen Recorder: iOS 11 Feature

Learn how to video record what you are doing on your iOS screen!
iPhone X: iPhone with a screen that covers the full front; no Home button.

New VoiceOver Gestures with the iPhone X

No Home button? There must be some new VoiceOver gestures!
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New Features for the iPhone X

The iPhone X is now available - want to know more about it?
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What's New with VoiceOver in iOS 11

TVIs - here are some features you and your students need to know!
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What's new in iOS 11 Accessibility

Here is detailed information about new and improved accessibility features in iOS 11.
Windows 10 update with screen reader comparison commands for reading text and status information.

Windows 10 version 1709 update for screen readers

How will this major Windows 10 upgrade impact students who use screen readers?
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macOS 10.13 High Sierra software update: VoiceOver

Here is the nitty-gritty for on macOS 10.13 for VoiceOver users!
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Located Purchased Apps in iOS 11: VoiceOver Bug

Where are my purchased apps in the iOS 11 App Store?
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Before updating to iOS 11

What to consider before updating to iOS 11 (2 known accessibility bugs) and what to do before updating to iOS 11.
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Instructions on how to use new features of iOS 11

Check out the cool features introduced in iOS 11 and a work-around for a small VoiceOver bug in one of these new features.
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Accessibility of iPhone X (Face ID and no Home button)

How do these new features impact users who are visually impaired and blind?
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Microsoft Edge Accessibility with JAWS and NVDA

How accessible is Microsoft Edge with a screen reader?
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Apple's Videos about iOS 11

Check out iOS 11 software updates!
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NVDA 2017.3 Updates

Check out NVDA's software updates!
Aaron and Nikki are two new Siri voices available in iOS 11.

New VoiceOver Voices in iOS 11

Check out these cool new voices!
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TextGrabber: Is the Update Worth Grabbing?

In this post, we will look at the new update to the TextGrabber app, explore its new features, and determine which populations would benefit most from its use.
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iOS 11 Review

Apple recently announced their latest revision to iOS, so with any update, I'd like to break down some of the biggest features that can be found within iOS 11!
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Sendero's iPhone GPS App Update

Check out what is new is the Seeing Eye app version 3.0!
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iOS 11 preview of new accessibility features

Take a sneak peak at new accessibility features in iOS 11!