This is a great short introduction to using VoiceOver with Safari by the one and only Ethan Marcotte.
Some interesting outcomes from testing gov.uk with blind users of touchscreen devices:
Rather than reading out the hierarchy of the page, some of the users navigated by moving their finger around to ‘discover’ content.
This was really interesting - traditionally good structure for screen readers is about order and hierarchy. But for these users, the physical placement on the screen was also really important (just as it is for sighted users).
If you make inaccessible iOS apps, you really only have yourself to blame.
There are also some handy tips here for getting to know VoiceOver.
An emotionally affecting endorsement of the accessibility features on the iPhone.
"This site is intended to be a constantly growing and changing museum for the study and enjoyment of truly terrible video game voice acting in video games from the very first CD system, the Turbografx until the present day."
A hands-on account of the new accessibility features in the iPhone. Sounds like a great experience.
This isn't new but it really is laugh out loud funny.