Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 9

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 9

This is the ninth 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 ninth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

9. The Ability to Use the Enhanced Siri Voices in Mac OS with VoiceOver

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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 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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Apple World Today 60-second Video Tip: Turning off Reachability

Apple World Today 60-second Video Tip: Turning off Reachability

The large screen iPhones (iPhone 6/6s, iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus) have a feature called Reachability that's useful when you want to use the device one-handed, but it's easy to accidentally trigger the feature when you don't want it. In today's 60-second Video Tip, we'll talk about Reachability and how it's used, and also how to shut it off for good.

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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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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 9

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 9

This is the ninth 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 ninth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

9. Custom Ringtones and Vibration Patterns that Sync Across Devices

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

8. Siri Support for 3rd-Party Apps

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Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 7

Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 7

This is the seventh 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 seventh request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

7. An Expanded Siri for watchOS

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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 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 second request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

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