1. Balance Awareness Week: iOS8 & vestibular disorders

    Written by on September 30, 2014 in Understanding accessibility

    Motion, parallax and animations on the web can actually make people feel nauseous, dizzy, or even give them a headache. For someone with Vestibular issues, the effect can be much worse, and considered painful even. As designers and developers, what can we do?

  2. WCAG 2.0: beyond web content

    Written by on November 9, 2010 in Understanding accessibility

    Even though WCAG 2.0 isn’t designed to be used beyond web content, its technology agnostic nature and foundation in user needs means that we can use it as a tool for assessing iPhone/iPad apps, desktop apps and more.

  3. Custom styles for iOS

    Written by on October 1, 2010 in Development

    iOS allows the user to switch to a “high contrast” display—essentially reversing the colour scheme. This doesn’t give the fine control of colours that a desktop operating system provides. With the use of a user style sheet and a slick bookmarklet, a user can apply a custom stylesheet to mobile Safari on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch so that they can display the web site or application to suit their own styles.