Welcome to the May 2020 edition of AppleVis Unlimited, our monthly
newsletter which highlights what’s new and noteworthy
on the AppleVis website. Below, you’ll find a selection of the best content
posted to AppleVis by members of the community –
from new app entries, to app updates, to the latest news and podcasts.
We are pleased to highlight the newest apps.
If you prefer, you can also use the link below to read the entire
1. Amaroq for Mastodon (iOS/iPadOS, Free)
Amaroq is a lightweight universal client for any Mastodon instance! Simply
the instance you belong to, log in, and enjoy the all the wonders of the
social network from your phone.
Features include but are not limited to:
View all your timelines, whether it’s your home, local, or federated
View and follow all your friends’ profiles
Search your favorite hashtags
Emoji support for your statuses
View and participate in threads
Gif and video upload support
Multiple instance support
Current Version: 1.1.16 (May 30, 2019)
Read Amaroq for Mastodon’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit Amaroq for Mastodon’s App Store page
2. City of Blood – World Crime RPG (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App
The city rains blood tonight. Join a massive world-criminal network RPG and
become the most elite fugitive in the world!
The acclaimed World of Blood RPG series features hundreds of hours of
stories, missions, and powerful equipment. Find old and new friends in a
and bloody world.
Current Version: 1.10 (March 31, 2015)
Read City of Blood – World Crime RPG’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit City of Blood – World Crime RPG’s App Store page
3. FastestVPN – Security for WiFi (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App
FastestVPN is a blazing-fast, log-free virtual private network service for
protection. It is a secure VPN that offers the ultimate online security.
web anonymously with unparalleled privacy.
Online security is just a tap away with FastestVPN apps.
FastestVPN gives you private internet browsing that guarantees protection
against hackers, ISPs, third-parties and other prying eyes. Safeguard your
private data over any unsecured Wi-Fi network.
Current Version: 2.3.0 (February 7, 2020)
Read FastestVPN – Security for WiFi’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit FastestVPN – Security for WiFi’s App Store page
4. HW Buddy (iOS/iPadOS, Free)
Learn, teach and interact with HumanWare’s Products
Take away the stress of learning something new with the HW Buddy App!
Find your way around HumanWare’s products. With the HW Buddy App by your
side, you can achieve your goals and accomplish tasks that you thought you
could never do.
The HW buddy is designed to assist teachers, students and professionals to
a successful and enjoyable experience with HumanWare’s products by
with easy to read step by step guides.
HW Buddy provides all facets of our user base with comprehensive training
resource materials that can often be difficult to locate in one simple
addition to the days of aimlessly wandering websites for product resources
over, all aspects from videos to text instruction can be found. With HW
you’re never alone and if you cannot find what you are looking for, you can
directly contact support for more top-notch assistance.
Current Version: 1.5 (April 7, 2020)
Read HW Buddy’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit HW Buddy’s App Store page
5. NaviLens (iOS/iPadOS, Free)
NaviLens is a high-density artificial markers system for long distance
The tags generated by this system are designed in order to be readed from a
long distance, without the need of focussing and even in motion. This makes
them useful for blind and low vision people. All you need to do is to point
camera of the device to a tag in order to quickly read its contents.
The application has a new sound system with which a blind person can locate
label in the space with precision, without the need for headphones.
Notice: While we are installing this signage system in different locations,
download sample labels in the same application.
Current Version: 2.0.22 (May 28, 2020)
Read NaviLens’ AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit NaviLens’ App Store page
6. Not Ok (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App Purchases)
notOK is a digital panic button service to get you immediate support via
phone call, or GPS location when you’re struggling to reach out.
“Depression and anxiety inhibits to a person’s ability to ask for help.
THIS easy IS necessary for many people.”
Peer Support via your Trusted Contacts
Simple message to take the guesswork out of asking for help
Immediate help with notOK’s one tap solution
Accurate GPS location
Trusted contacts are NOT required to download app
Current Version: 1.2.1 (August 9, 2019)
Read Not Ok’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit Not Ok’s App Store page
7. Pirate Poker! (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App Purchases)
Aye Matey! Do ya dare board the dreaded pirate ship and try your luck at
Poker? Come aboard and try your luck at this fun, funny and addicting video
Key Features include:
100% Voiceover accessible!
Customizable pirate sound effects!
Daily and All Time leaderboards!
Read Pirate Poker!’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit Pirate Poker!’s App Store page
8. ?Radio Talking Book (iOS/iPadOS, Free)
The Radio Talking Book Network (RTB) is a free news and information service
that broadcasts 24 hours a day, every day, to listeners across the nation.
We broadcast daily newspapers, current magazines, and a wide variety of
to appeal to diverse interests. All are read by skilled volunteer readers
The Archive Daily Listings within the app offers a view of our wide-ranging
With the Radio Talking Book smartphone app you can listen to the live stream
the Minnesota Radio Talking Book at any time. Just tap the listen button on
main page of the app. You can also listen to any program which has been
the past seven days. First tap on the day of the week you which to pick and
choose the hour of the program you wish to hear.
Available to anyone with a disability that makes reading print difficult.
Read ?Radio Talking Book’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit ?Radio Talking Book’s App Store page
9. Skies of Blood – Sci-Fi RPG (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App Purchases)
The skies glow blood red. Join a massive strategy-RPG in a post-apocalyptic
universe. Utilize advanced weaponry to become the most powerful force in the
skies and space!
The acclaimed World of Blood RPG series features hundreds of hours of
adventure, stories, missions, and powerful items. Find old and new friends
dark and bloody universe.
Current Version: 1.10 (March 30, 2015)
Read Skies of Blood – Sci-Fi RPG’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit Skies of Blood – Sci-Fi RPG’s App Store page
10. Spectrum Access: Enabled Media (iOS/iPadOS, Free)
Welcome to Spectrum Access, formerly known as Actiview. Enjoy free audio
descriptions and closed captioning for the movies and TV shows you love.
Download your preferred assistive track, choosing from over 300 titles. Sync
your tracks to the TV with your device’s microphone. Sit back and enjoy an
inclusive entertainment experience.
Current Version: 1.0.1 (May 6, 2020)
Read Spectrum Access: Enabled Media’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit Spectrum Access: Enabled Media’s App Store page
11. Surfshark VPN – Secure Proxy (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App
Wherever you go, your phone goes. And so does your private information. We
made it our mission to secure your digital life, with zero effort on your
Your privacy and security are important – but it takes a lot of time to
things like that. Unless, that is, you install Surfshark VPN.
WHAT THE APP HELPS YOU DO
Secure your identity online
Make sure every public Wi-Fi is safe
Stay private with our strict no-logs policy
Encrypt all your traffic to protect it from snoopers
Keep your real location unknown
Protect all the devices you have
Get help from 24/7 live support team
Current Version: 2.7.0 (May 27, 2020)
Read Surfshark VPN – Secure Proxy’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit Surfshark VPN – Secure Proxy’s App Store page
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