"Information on Nearby Businesses and Points of Interest"
iBUG Bytes iBUG Bytes Newsletter, Issue #02, July 1, 2012 The iBUG Bytes newsletter contains links to news articles, podcasts and other helpful iOS and Apple-related information submitted by fellow iBUG members and other sources around the web. If you run across some interesting iPhone, iPad or other Apple-related news that you would like to share, please submit the link via the form on the iBUG Today Contact page to have it included in a future issue of iBUG Bytes. 1. For those not using VoiceOver on the iPhone or the new user, check out the following article from the iPhone App Café, "What Is Voiceover and Why Should I Care?" 2. Judy Dixon and Doug Wakefield love to play around with iPhone apps, so they were asked to write the book "Twenty-One iPhone Apps We Can't Live Without" which is available for $9.00 in Braille, eBraille, Word/ASCII, and DAISY from National Braille Press. 3. Want to increases your typing speed on an IOS device, check out this podcast from Accessible Devices about Fleksy. 4. The eighth episode of Serotek’s iOS-related Triple Click Home podcast is now available here. 5. The latest AppleVis podcasts are available for your listening pleasure: a. Color Recognition Apps: Part 1 – ColorVisor and Part 2 – ColoredEye b. Quick Tip: What to do When VoiceOver Stops Talking (iOS 5 Bug) c. SKY.FM: Making Internet Radio a Shared Listening Experience d. CarTunes Music Player: Control the Music on Your iOS Device Using Simple Gestures e. iTunes Match: What it is, How it Works, and Whether it's Worth it f. AroundMe app: Information on Nearby Businesses and Points of Interest g. Podcasts: Introducing Apple's New Standalone Podcast App for iOS 6. If you have questions about assistive technology on your Apple device, here’s the toll-free phone number to Apple Accessibility Support: 877-204-3930 7. The Blind Shooting the Blind: Photography for the blind, courtesy of the iOS Camera app (thanks Karen) 8. From Wired Magazine, check out an old Department of Defense letter about a young Steve Jobs’ Pentagon File: Blackmail Fears, Youthful Arrest and LSD Cubes 9. From the New York Times, read their article on the new MacBook Pro Retina Screen laptop, “MacBook, a Point Shy of Perfect” (thanks, Sandhya) 10. Steve Jobs (2003 – 2010): Interviews with Jobs at the All Things Digital Conferences are now on iTunes. 11. For those who are considering switching to the Mac from Windows, here’s a perspective from the MacForTheBlind website (published a little over a year ago).