Though most web pages pick a reasonable text size, some are just too hard to read because the font size is either too big, or more typically, just too small. Sometimes it’s not the web sites fault though, and a web page that is perfectly viewable on one computer may become teeny-tiny on another display that has a much larger resolution, a huge screen, [Read More...]
Tag Archive: Zoom
Sony is saying that their new Cybershot HX50V camera is the lightest, smallest 30x optical zoom-equipped camera in the world.
Seems like optical zoom is the new megapixels, at least as far as high-end point-n-shoots are concerned; it’s amazing to see the increasing zoom range camera makers are scrambling to pack into their pocketable shooters these days. For now, looks like Sony might just be the race leader.
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Netflix has today introduced an enhanced player interface for iPad with version 3.0 of its iOS app. The update also brings back the zoom icon so that you can quickly switch between fullscreen and widescreen viewing modes, and better placement of the player controls.Netflix says it enhanced the player interface to provide users with a [Read More...]
The latest version of Safari for OS X has an iOS-like behavior if you’re using an Apple Trackpad, Magic Mouse, or Magic Trackpad to browse the web. If you double tap on the trackpad or mouse, the view within the Safari window will zoom in, just like a double tap on your iPhone or iPad version of Safari zooms in to help you read the web page [Read More...]
Good news, everyone! Barnes & Noble’s Nook app for iOS has just been updated with support for Apple’s fantastic VoiceOVer accessibility feature, as well as the zoom functionality. This brings the Nook iOS app up to parity with iBooks, the only other iOS e-reader app that can be used by folks with a visual impairment or learning disability to have books read out loud.
Zoom lets those with low vision see the [Read More...]
Surely everyone with an iOS device knows that Maps can be zoomed out by using a two-finger pinch gesture, and zoomed in by using a two-finger spread gesture, and repeating either gesture will continue to zoom the screen in or out as desired.
While the gestures are pretty quick, you can zoom in or out much faster by just using screen taps:
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iOS has additional system wide zoom abilities accessible by a gesture, much like OS X’s zoom feature. To use the extra zoom gestures on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, first you’ll need to enable them in iOS: Open Settings and tap on General Scroll down to “Accessibility” and tap on “Zoom”, flick the switch to ON Verify the zoom gesture works by using a three fingered [Read More...]
Another option when enabling zoom in OS X Lion is to use a smaller floating zoom window, rather than zooming into the entire screen. Open “System Preferences” from the ? Apple menu, and click on “Universal Access” Click on the “Seeing” tab and under “Zoom”, click ON, and then click the checkbox next to “Zoom in window” [Read More...]
Screen zoom is a useful feature of Mac OS X that zooms into the screen where ever the cursor is located. The feature was enabled by default in prior versions of Mac OS X whenever the control key was held down, but in OS X 10.7 Lion it has been turned off by default and is now a feature of Universal Access. How to Enable Screen [Read More...]