People are Apple lovers or Android lovers. With me, I am an Apple lover and write a lot about Apple. IOS 13 and iPadOS will be coming out within a few months now. I am learning a lot about what new features they will have for people with disabilities. The most powerful change is that they are moving the accessibility features to the top level in settings. Right now, it is under the general section. I think that this is a huge change because they are saying that people with disabilities are very important to them.
I am really excited about the dark mode. You are asking what dark mode is. Well, it is when the background is dark and the text is white. When I first heard of this, I thought whatever no big deal, and then I watched a few videos on it. I could see the text clearer so I really think it will help me to read things easier. When I went to Apple a few times lately, I talked to several guys who were on the beta version of IOS 13 and they love it a lot.
Another feature that is being enhanced in IOS 13 for blind people is voice over. This feature allows a blind person to run their finger over the screen and detect different things like text and buttons. In this version of IOS, they made it
This next feature is not for people with disabilities per se, but it will help them so much.
You are thinking this is not going to help you but let me tell you what I am planning to do with this technology. Like I said many of times that I live on my own and have personal care assistants helping me throughout the day. I have someone who gets me up in the morning. If they don’t come on time, I am in trouble and I can’t use my iPad in bed. What I am planning to do is to buy a button that works with HomeKit. When I press the button, it will trigger a task to text all of my aides that I need help. I heard from many people that this will work. We will see what happens.
The Sky is the Limit
With Shortcuts, it can trigger complicated tasks which
Apple IOS 13
As a person with a disability, I
Ios13 is coming this Fall although I would like to use the beta version of it, my iPad is how I communicate with the world. When it is buggy, I can’t be productive like I want to be. If you know more accessibility features that will be in IOS 13, please tell us in the comments below this post.