Accessibility

How to fix slow multitasking on iPhone and iPad

If you find that multitasking is slow on your iPhone or iPad, you might need to turn off the Accessibility Shortcut.<p>If you've got an iPhone 8 or …

iOS

Android Accessibility Tutorial: Getting Started

Most people will have at least a short term disability at some time that makes it difficult to use their mobile device. This includes someone who was …

Web Development

Audio Accessibility for Multitouch Exhibits

Nearly five years ago, as part of an National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored project focusing on inclusive design, Ideum began development of the …

Universal Design

Getting Ahead of ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

I’m going to start this post in a way that most of you may find surprising. I want to thank Kylie Jenner. You see, for over a year now I have been …

Intellectual Property

Accessibility at Microsoft

Windows 10 offers experiences that are familiar, safer and more secure, and more personal and productive – enabling innovative new experiences. With …

Microsoft

If you care at all about inequality, you also have to care about web accessibility

It’s now 2018, and I am astounded by how much I still have to fight for accessible web design, as though <b>not</b> being accessible were somehow a …

Web Design

Accessibility of Urban Transport for People with Disabilities and Limited Mobility : Lessons from East Asia and the Pacific

Abstract<p>Accessibility of transport is not always a priority in transport planning and implementation. There can be barriers in the physical …

Asia

FCC extends waiver for video game accessibility for the last time

The idea behind 2010's 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) is to make sure that federal accessibility laws created in the '80s and '90s were updated to include new digital and communications technologies. The part of the Act pertaining to video games and advanced …

DOJ Officially Pulls the Plug on Regulations Already on Life Support

In a move that surprises no one, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced today, December 26, 2017, that it has officially withdrawn its two …

Law

Official Wikipedia App Introduces Black Reading Theme for iPhone X OLED Screens

An update to the official Wikipedia app for iOS is currently rolling out with an all-new "Black" reading theme for iPhone X. The new display feature, which accompanies the existing dark mode, has been developed specifically with OLED devices in mind, according to the developers.<p>Not only does the …

iOS

Accessibility for people with disabilities

The following sections provide information about the features, products, and services that make Microsoft Windows more accessible for people with …

Microsoft

5 Ways To Motivate Different Kinds Of Students With Digital Learning Tools Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on December 20, 2017<p>How To Motivate Different Kinds Of Students With Digital Learning Tools Infographic<p>1. Enhance Desire To Learn And Gain …

eLearning

Accessibility Testing Tools | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On December 14, 2017<p>There is a sentiment that <i>accessibility isn't a checklist</i>, meaning that if you're really trying to make a site …

Accessibility Testing

Tampa Ranks No. 24 For Best Cities To Celebrate New Year's Eve

St. Petersburg ranked No. 67 for best cities to celebrate New Year's Eve, according to the personal finance website WalletHub.<p>TAMPA, FL - Tampa ranks …

Tampa Bay

Google pauses accessibility service crackdown

Google seems to be taking a softer stance on its “accessibility crackdown”, pausing the program for a review.<p>In late November, the Chocolate Factory …

Email

Oswald Foundation Rebrands to Oswald Labs and Launches A11Y.co Web Accessibility Platform

From being a leader in disabled-friendly technology, Oswald Labs aims to use the same research and development goals in the next billion sector over …

Entrepreneurship

Weekend poll: Do you use apps that take advantage of Android's accessibility services?

Last month, Google announced that it would remove Play Store apps that were using Android's accessibility services to add functionality other than …

Android News

Microsoft doesn't have a flashy assistant like Alexa, but its A.I. is trying to change how you work

Microsoft is in a race with the tech giants to make its software smarter.<p>At a briefing with reporters on Wednesday, the company showed some of its …

Microsoft

Google pauses removal of apps that want to use accessibility services

Google is giving developers another 30 days to help it consider "responsible and innovative uses of accessibility services."<p>Google is pausing its …

Android Oreo

Google hits pause on new Google Play accessibility services enforcement

Last month, we told you about Google contacting developers for some of the most well-known apps in the Play Store. In their correspondence, Google let these developers know that it would soon ban the wide-ranging use of accessibility services in Android. Accessibility services were to be used …

Technology

Google pauses crackdown on apps that use accessibility features

Almost a month ago, Google cracked down on developers that used Android's accessibility features for apps that weren't expressly created for people with disabilities. The company told developers that they had to show how their code actually helped those with a disability or face removal from the …

Technology (India)

Google puts Android accessibility crackdown on hold

Android is often lauded for having an open platform that gives developers a lot of leeway to perform things many of the platform’s rivals withhold. …

Google

Google pauses accessibility app ban while it considers 'responsible and innovative' uses of the accessibility services

Google started contacting developers last month with a bit of an ultimatum: make sure accessibility mode is only used to help disabled users or risk …

Android News

Fact sheet on equality and accessibility in Finnish cultural policy

Cupore, a Center for Cultural Policy Research, maintained by the Foundation for Cultural Policy Research, has published a fact sheet on equality and …

Equality

Accessibility and Ed Tech

Lawsuits work.<br>Failure to provide accessible technologies for learners with disabilities can have serious consequences for universities. Many …

Education Technology

Video Introduction to Web Accessibility and W3C Standards

-<p>Learn More<p>For more information, see:<p><b>Accessibility - W3C</b> — an overview of the Why, What, and How of web accessibility.• <b><br>Web Accessibility Perspectives</b> …

Web Design

5 Common Misconceptions About Web Accessibility - 24 Accessibility

As someone brand new to learning about accessible design, I admit I had a few misconceptions about accessible web design. I’ve been a software …

Chrome for Windows to reduce crashes by blocking injections from third-party software

To improve performance and reduce crashes on Windows, Google Chrome is going to block third-party software from injecting code into the browser. The Chromium team announced a multi-stage plan today to block code injection that will begin next year.<p>On Windows, two-thirds of Chrome users have …

Software

Accessible Components: Test Driven Approach

The web is undoubtedly most important resource today.<p>Modern websites are built in small building blocks; <b>components</b>. Practices from test-driven …

Web Development

Is Your Site Scaring Off Generation Z?

“What you put on your website may not be what your users want” a speaker at HighEdWeb 2017 shared with an unsurprised audience of higher education …

Education