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National Federation of the Blind Praise Apple’s Accessibility Efforts While Asking for More

Jul 14 2014 3:19pm CDT | Source: Pad Gadget

On July 5 of this year, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) passed a resolution regarding policies, standards and procedures to ensure and maintain accessibility of App Store apps. In it, the NFB commends Apple for its efforts to make its operating system accessible to sight impaired with VoiceOver. At the same time, the advocacy organization notes that app developers are not required to include VoiceOver support. In their resolution, they call on Apple to work with the NF ...
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New Version of Skype for iOS Released

Source: Apple Balla | Jun 14 2014, 6:52am CDT | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

New Version of Skype for iOS Released
The latest version of Skype for iOS includes not only enhanced speed but also redesigned interface
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Review Roundup: 3 wireless microphones for speech recognition

Jun 17 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: Mac World

When I looked at microphones for speech recognition a few years ago, Bluetooth microphones didn't offer good enough voice quality for use with Dragon Dictate, the Mac benchmark for dictation software. Since then, advances have been made in Bluetooth technology, so it’s a good time to look specifically at wireless microphones that offer good enough sound and noise cancellation to use with Dragon Dictate. I tried two B ...
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Siri, Take Note: Microsoft May Bring The Cortana Voice Assistant To iOS Devices

Jun 13 2014 12:21pm CDT | Source: App Advice

Siri, Apples voice assistant for iOS, could soon be getting some competition. Microsofts Cortana could be making the jump to the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad, according to MacRumors.Speaking at the SMX Advanced Conference on Thursday, Windows Phone Group Program Manager Marcus Ash said he wants Cortana to be pervasive both geographically and among mobile platforms.He notes:We want to scale Cortana interna ...
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Instagram launches messaging app
New York, July 30 (IANS) Social network Instagram has launched its messaging app called Bolt which makes sending visuals easy. The easy to use app allows you to tap once to send a photo and long press to send a video. | by IANS
 
Eating tree nuts daily prolongs life
Toronto, July 30 (IANS) Include at least 50 grams of almonds, cashews, chestnuts, walnuts or pistachios in your diet to control blood fats (triglycerides) and sugars - two of the five markers for metabolic syndrome. | by IANS
 
Sweetened beverages can impair memory
New York, July 30 (IANS) Limit your sugar-sweetened beverage intake if you are a teenager. An alarming study shows that daily consumption of beverages can impair your ability to learn and remember. | by IANS
 
 

App Store and iTunes Store Currently Down for Some Users

Jun 12 2014 1:43pm CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Apple's iTunes Store and App Store appear to be down for many users on both iOS devices and desktops, with attempts to access the stores resulting in one of several error messages such as "Cannot Connect to App Store" and "The item you've requested is not currently available in the U.S. store." Issues seem to have begun this morning, as several users noted an inability to download the Skype app following it ...
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Skype for iPhone is getting a major update next week

Jun 10 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: TUAW

Microsoft has announced that their fully redesigned Skype app for iPhone will launch in about a week, introducing with it a number of exciting new features. Here's what you can expect when the app launches next week. According to the de ...
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Cydia Tweak: LockScreen Invert Offers A New Take On The iOS Lock Screen

Jun 10 2014 8:01am CDT | Source: App Advice

Apple’s iOS 8 might refrain from making radical changes to the iOS Lock screen, but one new jailbreak tweak from the folks at A Pint of Milk isn’t holding back. Called LockScreen Invert, the package puts an interesting spin on the Lock screen user interface (UI), and it’s available to download now. Priced at $1.49, LockScreen Invert can be found on the Cydia Store’s MacCiti repository (a default repository). Onc ...
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Secret App Unveils Anonymous ‘Dens’ For Workplaces And Schools

Jun 9 2014 3:07pm CDT | Source: App Advice

The popular Secret app is taking a local twist. In a blog post today, the developer announced Secret Dens for smaller networks like in a workplace or school.A pilot program has begun with a small group of companies, including inside Secret itself. The feature will roll out to more companies, universities, and organizations soon. If youre interested in creating a Den, you can email dens@secret.ly.To post to a Den, simply add @yourdomain. The secrets posted to the Den are aviab ...
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Microsoft Updates Xbox One SmartGlass For iOS With Various Improvements

Jun 4 2014 4:15am CDT | Source: App Advice

Today, Microsoft has issued a system update to Xbox One that includes support for external storage, the ability to use real names on Xbox Live, and improved SmartGlass integration. In line with this, the company has also released a major update to Xbox One SmartGlass, the official iOS companion app of the latest generation of its video game console.The latest update to Xbox One SmartGlass redesigns the Home section to make it “more engaging.”It also lets you see all of your TV and app ch ...
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