Accessibility for Mobile Web: Fixing Pinch to Zoom

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Hey, everyone! Let's talk a little bit about pinch to zoom on a mobile device. A key feature of mobile browsing is being able to zoom in to read content and then to zoom out to locate content on the page. Sadly, there is a misconception among responsive developers and designers that a properly implemented responsive web design site doesn't need to allow zooming. I want… Continue Reading Accessibility for Mobile Web: Fixing Pinch to Zoom

[Video] Android Accessibility APIs – How a Google+ Post is Implemented

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Let's talk about native Android accessibility. If you watched my video from last week, I chose Google Plus as our sample application and reflected on the good and bad of the Google Plus single post layout as it affects accessibility. This week, let's a bit more about how they accomplished this result. Going forward into next week, we'll wrap up with an account of how you… Continue Reading [Video] Android Accessibility APIs – How a Google+ Post is Implemented

[Video] Blind TalkBack Accessibility IS NOT Inclusive Design

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Our mobile accessibility expert, Chris McMeeking, will address a design feature he has been seeing recently. He will address why it has good intentions, but how it is inherently inaccessible for anyone who has a disability and isn't a blind talkback user. Below is a transcript of the video, the video also has timed captions. Enjoy! Introduction Hello, my name is Chris McMeeking, I am… Continue Reading [Video] Blind TalkBack Accessibility IS NOT Inclusive Design

[New Webinar] iOS Mobile A11y – Oct. 10th @ 2PM EST

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Overview Native mobile development is still a relatively young, but quickly evolving way of development. As it continues to evolve, the accessibility problem becomes even more difficult as it tries to keep up. It is especially difficult to learn about native mobile accessibility because the experts are far and few in between and they have to keep up with the growing demand for newer, cooler looking applications.… Continue Reading [New Webinar] iOS Mobile A11y – Oct. 10th @ 2PM EST

New! WorldSpace Attest Mobile for iOS – The Solution For Native Mobile Accessibility Testing

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  No More Waiting You've seen WorldSpace Attest's self-sufficient features and how we made it available for Android. Now, there's no more waiting: we have released the WorldSpace Attest for iOS. Developers will now be able to test their applications in a WorldSpace Attest simulator right on their desktops. The mobile version of WorldSpace Attest still has your favorite attributes of WorldSpace Attest: easy reporting… Continue Reading New! WorldSpace Attest Mobile for iOS – The Solution For Native Mobile Accessibility Testing

Accessible Emergency Weather Apps and Emergency Preparedness Tips

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As the United States is in the midst of hurricane season, it is very hard to see what people are going through in Texas, Georgia, and soon to be Florida and not view these disasters with twinges of empathetic pain. My intention is for this blog post to be a resource of emergency preparedness best practices for people with disabilities, especially those who live in… Continue Reading Accessible Emergency Weather Apps and Emergency Preparedness Tips

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