Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 11

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 11

This is the eleventh post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

For the eleventh request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

11. A Customizable Rotor for VoiceOver Navigation in macOS

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 10

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 10

This is the tenth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

For the tenth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

10. Relay Support for Assistive Technology Peripherals

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 8

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 8

This is the eighth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

For the eighth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

8. A System-wide Spellchecker on iOS

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 6

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 6

Editor's note: This article was originally scheduled to appear on December 31, but had to be postponed due to technical difficulties. Check later today for the next article in the series.

This is the sixth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 5

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 5

Editor's note: This article was originally scheduled to appear on December 30, but had to be postponed due to technical difficulties. Check later today for the next articles in the series.

This is the fifth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 4

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 4

This is the fourth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

For the fourth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

4. Braille Display and Keyboard Support for the Apple TV

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 3

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 3

This is the third post in our annual 12 part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 2

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 2

This is the second post in our annual 12 part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 1

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 1

It's that time of year again - another year over and a new one just around the corner! Christmas and several Apple keynotes have all come and gone, and we are now into the 12 Days of Christmas.

This is the first post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year. To read last year's requests, just click or tap this link.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

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VoiceOver for safety and convenience

VoiceOver for safety and convenience

The iPhone is often lauded as being the best phone for users with various special needs. In June 2016, The American Council of the Blind announced that Apple would be receiving its Accessibility Award for the accessibility features in iOS. The settings in Accessibility are extensive and one can customize the iPhone to help with any needs you might have.

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Accessible Apple: Twitter makes photos accessible to the vision-impaired

Accessible Apple: Twitter makes photos accessible to the vision-impaired

Looking at the usual Twitter timeline, it's obvious that photos -- whether selfies, pictures of political candidates, or images of words -- are a big part of the social network. Until now, though, those who have impaired vision have been left out of that flood of images. Twitter has added the ability to include descriptions to photos, meaning that it's now possible for those with impaired vision to "see" what's been included with a tweet.

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 12

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 12

Well, it's been fun! This is the twelfth and final post in a 12 part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year. Hopefully someone at Apple will read this series and make some of these requests into reality. This series is being written with the help and input of my two best friends, Jessica and Jocelyn Gladysz. On behalf of us and the rest of the Apple World Today team, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy new year.

For the twelfth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

12. A Voice Store
 

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 11

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 11

This is the eleventh post in a 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year. This series is being written with the help and input of my two best friends, Jessica and Jocelyn Gladysz.

For the eleventh request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

11. Accessibility Ratings in the App Stores

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