iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Aug 16th 2022

iOS Today 615

iOS Accessibility With Shelly Brisbin

Hosted by Mikah Sargent
Door Detection, Apple Watch Mirroring, VoiceOver, and more!
Records live every Tuesday at Noon Eastern / 9:00am Pacific / 17:00 UTC.
Guests: Shelly Brisbin
Category: Reviews

Shelly Brisbin stops by the show to talk about accessibility features for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS.

  • Door Detection
  • Apple Watch Mirroring
  • VoiceOver - Languages and Voices (Eloquence)
  • Custom Sound Recognition
  • Buddy Controller
  • macOS Text Checker

The State of Apple Accessibility

  •  Good: iOS vs. Android
  •  Good: Hearing Aid Support
  •  Good: Audio Descriptions on Apple TV+
  •  Needs Improvement: Buggy Braile Support
  •  Needs Improvement: Lack of innovation on macOS


  •  Florida airline worker arrested after AirTag reveals he stole thousands of dollars worth of luggage
  • Update Zoom for Mac now to avoid root-access vulnerability
  •  Apple Finds Its Next Big Business: Showing Ads on Your iPhone
  •  iOS Privacy: Instagram and Facebook can track anything you do on any website in their in-app browser

Shortcuts Corner

  •  Shortcuts Corner will return next week.

Feedback & Questions

  • MJ asks for help deciding where to store his passwords.
  • Michael wants to disable sports notifications from Apple TV.
  • Nonnie needs help connecting to and controlling an iPad remotely.

App Caps

  •  Shelly's App Cap: Voice Dream Reader
  • Mikah's App Cap: stoic.

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