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From the AppleVis November = newsletter

Welcome to the November = 2021 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 content posted to AppleVis by =

members of the community – from new = app entries, to app updates, to the

latest news and podcasts.

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…. New and = Noteworthy App Entries

1. Try this = new and unmissable Escape Game format. This was originally designed to = be played in the car, in transport or at home on your smart = speakers.

You will discover very = unusual and surprising places: an abandoned hospital, a haunted mansion, = the Orient Express, a pyramidion, an oasis, a kofun, a fort on stilts, a = safe of seeds, a secret base. All located around the world: Asia, = Oceania, Africa, Europe, America.

Live the adventures in beautiful graphics and in = immersive and even stressful soundscapes.

Resolve the puzzle and discover the real place of the = Escape Room.

You have 3 minutes to = get out of each Escape Room. You can be helped by a clue in each of the = puzzles.

Be careful, each clue will = cost you time (30 seconds) and reduce your chances of finishing at the = top of the rankings.

You can also ask = the answer to the puzzle but this will destroy your chances of finishing = the Escape Room on time (it will cost you 1 minute)

Current Version: 1.1.0 (May 17, 2018)

Read Audio Escape Room’s AppleVis App Directory = entry for more information 

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Visit Audio Escape Room’s App Store page  =

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2. = Blind Mahjong (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App Purchases)

Traditional Chinese Mahjong was made accessible to = everybody, including those who are blind or visually impaired. One = player can play the game offline. Up to four players can play online. It = is for all ages, allowing kids and adults to bond through playing = together. Enjoy all the improved memorization, concentration, strategic = thinking skills, and social skills that this relaxing game can bring = you!


•        =      Use of 136 tiles and most widely accepted = Chinese Mahjong rules

•        =      Full support to iOS’s screen reader = VoiceOver

•        =      High color contrast and large print for players = with low vision

•        =      Clean and easy-to-use = interface

•        =      Detailed how-to-play = instructions

•        =      Ability to play against computer players with = basic, proficient, or advanced skills

•        =      Ability to play and chat with friends online = (perfect for a group up to four)

•        =      One month free trial before a subscription is = required


Current Version: 1.2 (November 25, = 2021)

Read Blind Mahjong’s = AppleVis App Directory entry for more information  =


Visit Blind Mahjong’s App Store page  =

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3. Blue = Badge Parking (iOS/iPadOS, Free)

This = app uses a database of parking locations by kind permission of Dan = Gibson at “”. After the initial launch = of app, if you don’t have cellular connection it uses the last = version saved. When launched, app looks for nearest spaces to your = location based on the Search Radius selected in ‘Settings’ = (default 3 miles / 4.5kms).

•        =      The circular ‘Zoom’ button toggles = between 3 views, Zoom just nearby locations or your location & all = nearby locations & if a pin is selected then it zooms right into = just that location. The pin flag has a blue ‘i’ & if you = touch that a menu appears with Navigation Options.

•        =      In the main ‘Map’ tab, touch the = search box at the top & you can enter not only a Town or City but = also Post or Zip codes.

•        =      List tab: The list which is sorted so nearest = to you or if you used the search box then nearest that location is at = the top. Parking locations are within same Search Radius as Map. If your = location has changed then ‘pull’ list down ‘to = refresh’ distances & locations. If you would like to view a = particular location just touch description & ‘Map’ tab = opens with that location shown.

•        =      Settings tab: This tab lets you change the = search radius, distance units, enable / disable Beep Sounds, Delete = ‘Marked’ which has 4 options, Enable Shake feature, Disable = Screen Auto Lock, Larger Display changes size of text & some = controls, Zoom with Satellite view, display all Favourite in List Tab = & Shake in Map Tab which has 3 options. These settings are = remembered when the app is closed, ready for next time.

•        =      There are 3 functions that use the = ‘Shake’ facility which means when you shake your iDevice = firmly, it will trigger one of these


Current = Version: 1.0.26 (November 16, 2021)

Read Blue Badge Parking’s AppleVis App Directory = entry for more information 


Visit Blue Badge Parking’s App Store = page 

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4. = CrimeHunter 2.0 (macOS, Free With In-App Purchases)

Fight and platform your way through 10 levels of fun, = guided gently by a story behind the scenes! Redesigned from the ground = up in Python to be cross platform!

•        =      Rewritten from the ground up to be future proof = and compatible with Windows Defender.

•        =      Contains 10 multi-part levels of nonstop = action.

•        =      Arcade style, with lives!

•        =      unlockables once finishing the = game!

•        =      Inventory system.

•        =      Inteligent enemies jump over traps and target = the player, as well as each other and other objects on the = board.

•        =      Play on both Mac and Windows, with gameplay and = options specifically designed for each system.

•        =      Buy endless mode and compete against other = players on an online scoreboard!

•        =      Watch a semi inteligent AI play endless mode if = registered!

•        =      Create and share custom levels online! Note: = Uploading requires a registration key, but playing shared levels does = not.


Read CrimeHunter 2.0’s AppleVis App Directory = entry for more information 


5. SkySafari 7 Pro (iOS/iPadOS, = US$24.99)

SkySafari makes stargazing = a simple pleasure. It has the largest database of any astronomy app, = includes every solar system object ever discovered, offers unparalleled = accuracy, advanced planning and logging tools, flawless telescope = control, and provides the very best experience under the stars when you = depend on it. Don’t postpone joy. Discover why SkySafari is the #1 = recommended astronomy app for serious amateur astronomers since = 2009.


Current Version: 7.0.2 (November 27, = 2021)

Read SkySafari 7 Pro’s = AppleVis App Directory entry for more information  =

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All recent = app entries posted to AppleVis can be found at:


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