Web browsers on small iOS devices auto-zoom many form controls on focus. Here’s why and what you can do about it.
There is a clever script that fixes the iOS orientation change zoom bug. Here is a reminder about a couple of issues you may run into when using it.
Tips for installing and running the iOS Simulator and the Android Emulator for testing your web sites on mobile devices without buying lots of hardware.
Enabling the Zoom setting (in Settings > General > Accessibility) on iOS makes it possible to zoom normally on web pages that use a meta viewport element to prevent zooming.
iOS has a Zoom feature that lets you zoom the entire screen and comes in handy on web sites and apps that use small text and disable user scaling.
iOS has great potential for accessibility, but application developers need to do their part to make their apps fully accessible. Fortunately it seems pretty straightforward.
DanKam is an augmented reality app that uses the phone’s camera to filter images in real time, changing their colours to make them easier to see for colourblind people.
Safari for iOS doesn’t offer text resizing. Two third-party browsers that do are iCab Mobile and Atomic Web Browser, both of which also reflow text after a font size change.
Safari for iOS needs a text size preference or a control to change text size. It also needs to reflow text to make line lengths fit the screen.
How to prevent your website from having unreadably small text when it is first loaded in Safari on iOS and how to prevent auto-scaling of text when you change orientation from portrait to landscape on your iPhone/iPod/iPad
iOS 4 for Apple’s mobile products have improved accessibility features, including support for navigating by WAI-ARIA landmark roles.
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