Thursday, December 1, 2011

Android Becomes More Accessible With 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has improved the accessibility of Android. Ice Cream Sandwich is not available on all Android devices but will become more widespread through out the coming months. Google has added a feature to Android called Explore-By-Touch. The new built in screen reader allows users to navigate on screen items without seeing the screen. The new addition will enable disabled users to use the many thousands of Android devices. While Google is attempting to compete with Apple's iOS software in accessibility the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch still offer more accessibility options for disabled users. To learn more about VoiceOver click here.


  1. Since Google reviled it's latest Android Os Ice Cream Sandwich, I am getting excited. You told right that from 4.0 ICS OS Android become more accessible.

  2. Great to see that Android is more accessible on 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Since Android revealed information about ICS OS, I am getting so exciting.

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