Microsoft has announced another feature deprecation today as it has killed off Speech Recognition and replaced it with Voice Access. The former was added back in the Windows Vista days.
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Users are reporting an iOS 17 bug that triggers the app switcher while typing something on the virtual keyboard. The bug is reportedly affecting all the versions of iOS 17, including iOS 17.1.2.
To celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Microsoft published a short recap of all the new accessibility features it added to its operating system during this year.
Microsoft has revealed some new accessibility improvements for the Excel app for Windows. They include some optimizations for when the Narrator screen reader is used in the Excel app.
Microsoft has announced some new accessibility features for Xbox and PC players. They include a new accessibility settings menu for Xbox Widgets in the Xbox PC Game Bar, among other changes.
The Blind Drive Assist feature in Turn 10 and Microsoft's upcoming racing sim reboot Forza Motorsport will offer audio cues to gamers that will help blind players compete in races.
The recently released Windows 11 build 25921 (Canary Channel) contains a new unannounced accessibility feature. Those using built-in color filters can now adjust the intensity and color boost.
Sony's latest hardware endeavor is aimed at increasing the PlayStation 5 console's accessibility. The hugely customizable Access Controller is coming out later this year with a $90 price tag.
Reddit says that developers who make non-commercial accessibility apps that make use of the online forum's API services will now get "exemptions from our large-scale pricing terms."
The new Immersive Reader feature that's being added to Excel for the web will help people with reading difficulties by increasing spacing between words, breaking up words into syllables and more.
Sony shared an updated look at its upcoming accessibility controller today, revealing its official name as well as detailing some of the software features it will ship with for the PlayStation 5.
Apple has shown off some of the new accessibility tools that are coming to the iPhone, iPad, and Mac later in the year. They will primarily help those who can't speak or have no or poor vision.
Mozilla has released Firefox 113, delivering a massive feature-packed update to all users. A better PiP, improved search bar and password manager, revamped accessibility engine, and many more.
Turn10 Studios is implementing an impressive number of accessibility options into its upcoming Forza Motorsport reboot. This includes Blind Driving Assists, One Touch Driving, and more.
Respawn Entertainment has detailed how much gameplay customization does the soon-releasing Star Wars Jedi: Survivor offers for both reducing gameplay difficulty and increasing accessibility.
A new tech developed by researchers called LipIO allows users to perform tasks without using their hands or eyes. It can detect various tongue gestures that can be used to control devices.
Sidekick is a relatively new Chromium-based browser with a noble goal in mind: deliver a distraction-free experience for those wanting to stay focused on work and get a great all-around browser.
Google has announced some new features that will be coming to Android and Wear OS. The update will bring improved productivity, connectivity, accessibility and fun across your Android devices.
To make your PowerPoint presentations more accessible to people with hearing loss, Microsoft has added an important new feature to PowerPoint for Windows and Mac. However, it's not available for all.
Project Leonardo for the PlayStation 5 comes touting high levels of button and analog stick customizability, ports for expansion, and button mapping capabilities for improved accessibility.
Trying to explore new places with friends or traveling to see family? Don't worry, Google Maps' new AR feature - Live View, will help you navigate this busy season with a little less stress. See how!
After over a year of waiting, Microsoft has announced today that Workspaces are finally coming to its Edge browser, along with security enhancements and accessibility improvements.
Microsoft is planning to launch new Adaptive Accessories on October 25 in select countries. They include a customizable mouse and a hub that can connect buttons, d-pads, and joysticks.
Windows 11 2022 Update brings four new accessibility features built by people with physical limitations for customers with exact needs, making it the most accessible operating system from Microsoft.
Microsoft has notified customers about a new known issue in Windows 11 21H2. The company had to apply a server-side change to fix the broken voice input in its latest operating system.
The new tool arrives with the U.S. Disability Voting Rights Week 2022 having kicked off today as well. It is available in all 50 states in the United States, as well as in Washington DC.
TikTok has given accessibility a big boost by giving users the ability to switch on captions. Viewers can switch on AI-generated subtitles and will be able to rely on translations as well.
Microsoft added a lot of new features to Excel across multiple platforms this month. This includes an interesting preview capability that allows the software to insert data from a picture.
Edge Canary quietly received a new accessibility feature users have requested for a long time. Now you can close a tab in Microsoft Edge Canary using a double click instead of a middle click.
Microsoft has rolled out several improvements for those running the revamped Notepad app or the Media Player app on Insider channels of Windows 11. Some improvements are not available to all Insiders.
Xiaomi's "Own My Voice" project, through self-developed speech technology and advanced algorithms, offers a spontaneous style text-to-speech solution for users with speech disorders and diverse needs.
Arkane Lyon's latest update for its time looping shooter Deathloop has the game receiving AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 2.0 support for PC players, an extensive photo mode, and more.
Microsoft today announced a new set of Adaptive Accessories that allow people with disabilities to create and customize uniquely-fitted input devices to make using a modern PC easier.
Staybl is a web browser for iPad that uses the device's accelerometer in a nifty way to make it easier for people with hand tremors to surf the web. The technology could come to more platforms soon.
Twitter has rolled out an improved and simplified ALT Badge for all its users. It offers descriptions for images that users embed in their Tweets. The network won't rely on auto-generated text.
Following the release of 100 major versions of Chrome, Google executives have penned their thoughts on their key learnings regarding performance, security, privacy, and more since 2008.
Microsoft announced a new accessibility feature for its browser. Edge users who rely on assistive technologies and screen readers now can utilize auto-generated captions for unlabeled images.
With an on-screen sign language interpreter, the latest accessibility feature in Forza Horizon 5 will now offer sign language support for its over a hundred in-game cinematics, starting March 1.
Playground Games is working on introducing a rather unique accessibility feature to Forza Horizon 5 soon after launch, which will offer players an on-screen interpreter for ASL and BSL.
Facebook has said it's disabling facial recognition on its platform. It'll see a degrade in the quality of automatic alt text but the firm said it wants to wait for regulators to lay out rules.