Google Adds Braille Keyboard to Android
Google is expanding the accessibility options in its Android OS with the addition of a braille keyboard option. It uses a standard six-key layout common for braille input. It works across all apps, supports braille grade 1 and grade 2 and is available initially in English. The feature is rolling out to Android devices running version 5.0 or later, starting today.
Mar 15, 2018
Google today updated Google Maps public transit navigation with support for wheelchairs. The company asked its Local Guides to begin adding wheelchair/accessibility data to Maps last fall.
Sep 7, 2017
Google wants to ensure those in wheelchairs have access to the accessibility information they need before visiting places around the world. The search giant is asking its Local Guides, those who contribute information about places on Google Makes, to make an effort to answer questions about wheelchair accessibility.
Jun 3, 2019
Apple today announced iOS 13 with a long list of new features for iPhones. The Apple text keyboard now supports swipe gesture typing, which Apple calls Quick Path.
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.