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Apple Launches Re-vamped Accessibility Site

| 18 days ago

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Apple today has re-launched its Accessibility site in light of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

The redesigned Accessibility site includes a new collection of built-in features and tutorial videos, making it easier for persons to navigate Apple software.

A Deep Dive into Apple's Accessibility Features

Apple's Accessibility site highlights the built-in features with bold statements headlining a deeper dive into vision, mobility, hearing, cognitive features, and available devices.

The Vision feature includes features like VoiceOver, for persons to hear what's happening on their screens, VoiceOver + Braille, for persons to connect braille or use Braille Screen input, Magnifier, like a magnifying glass, uses a camera to increase text size and many more.

Apple's Mobility feature includes Voice Control, where voice is a command, Switch Control for easier navigation, Assistive Touch to customize touch preferences, and more.

The Hearing feature has Sound Recognition for detecting specific sounds using in-device intelligence. It also has Headphone Accommodations, which allows persons to customize their headphone preferences.

In addition, the Hearing feature gives users Live Listening for clearer conversations in a loud setting and Sensory Alerts that aims to help catch every word, signal, and sign.

Lastly, All Cognitive features, including Spoken Content, Safari Reader, Guided Access, and Dictation, will hold a person's undivided attention to their Apple device!

Apple's How-To Videos & More

The Apple Support YouTube channel rolled out some new tutorial videos on navigating the accessibility features.

Here is one on the Magnifying feature:

The Apple Accessibility website relaunched when persons with disabilities are also facing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new website is aimed at making this unprecedented time a little easier for everyone who needs it.

To learn more about Apple's Accessibility and How-to video, check out the Apple Accessibility website and Apple Support YouTube channel.

Products Covered

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Model
MacBook Air
Release Date
November 2020

Features

• 256GB / 512GB
• 13.3" LED-Backlit Retina Display with IPS Technology
• Apple M1 chip
• Backlit Magic Keyboard and Touch ID Sensor
• Up to 18 Hours Video Playback
• 8GB / 16GB unified Memory

Description

Apple Silicon is finally here! The 2020 MacBook Air is built around the all-new M1 processing chip. The first-ever ARM-based Apple-exclusive chip features an 8-core CPU with four perform­ance cores, four efficiency cores, 7-core GPU, and 16-core Neural Engine. All these upgrades make up the most powerful MacBook Air ever. The latest silent, fanless design boasts up to 16 hours of battery life.

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