"With last fall's release of iOS 12, Apple introduced Siri Shortcuts – a new app that lets iPhone users create their own voice commands to take actions on the phone and in apps," writes Sarah Perez for TechCrunch.

"Today, Apple is celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) by expanding a handy, accessibility-focused collection of new Siri shortcuts, along with accessibility-focused App Store features and collections," writes Perez. Siri shortcuts available today in a selected collection at the top of the shortcut app. The collection includes a number of shortcuts to help users perform everyday tasks faster. "

" "In addition to the launch of the new shortcuts, Apple added a collection of accessibility-focused apps to the App Store that highlight lots of access-focused apps," writes Perez, "plus other tools such as text-to-speech readers, audio games, Sign Language Applications, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) solutions, eye-controlled browsers, smart home applications, fine motoring teachers, and more. "

Read more in the whole article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Give them a loo in the App Store and the shortcut app. We know everyone can find a useful Siri shortcut and / or accessibility focused app !

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]