Accessible Mobile Apps Weekly - Issue #25

Hey everyone,

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- Robin

Twitter asks laid off staff to please come back as Jack Dorsey breaks silence

"Twitter has apparently started asking some staff who were laid off last week to come back on board. [...] Some of those include developers for both Android and iOS as well as those responsible for building accessibility features." -

The Definitive Mobile App Accessibility Testing Checklist for Android & iOS

"Our categorized Mobile App Accessibility Testing checklist will make it easy for you to test both Android & iOS mobile apps with max coverage" -

App: Bionic Reading

"10% of the population has great difficulty reading and understanding texts (dyslexia). We have received feedback from those affected that thanks to Bionic Reading they immediately understood the content of various texts the first time they read them, which was impossible without Bionic Reading. This is pure motivation and also a responsibility towards society, which we are happy to fulfill." -


Check localizable strings with the accented pseudolanguage in Xcode

"To make it easy to spot such strings in the app that won't be localized by default, we can use the accented pseudolanguage in Xcode. By previewing our UI in the accented pseudolanguage we can notice the strings we missed and make them localizable." -

Creating Accessible Views

"Make your app accessible to everyone by applying accessibility modifiers to your SwiftUI views. This sample code project is associated with WWDC21 session 10119: SwiftUI Accessibility: Beyond the Basics." -

Add accessibility to your Unity games

"Learn how you can make your Unity games accessible on Apple platforms using our open source Accessibility plug-in." -


A Technical Introduction to Google TalkBack

"Google TalkBack is an accessibility service provided by Google to help users with disabilities use their devices more effectively. When activated, the service will read out the details of the focussed component on the screen and highlight it." -

How to Make the Most of Android's Accessibility Features

"Voice control, larger text, and other assistive features" -

Raise Accessibility Awareness at Work as an Android Developer

Raise accessibility awareness at work as an Android developer with Tiphaine