Archive for the 'Red Sweater News' Category

Stonewall Promotion Yields $850 Donation

Monday, July 1st, 2019

On Friday I announced a promotion to benefit The National Center for Transgender Equality. I put all of Red Sweater’s apps on sale for 50% off, and pledged to donate the full amount of payments made using the coupon to the charity. I’m excited to share that when all was said and done, 40 people took […]

Remembering Stonewall

Friday, June 28th, 2019

This weekend marks an important anniversary in the history of the struggle for gay rights in the United States, and around the world. Fifty years ago, the Stonewall riots kicked off a movement that has increasingly liberated transgender, lesbian, gay, and other people who fall outside the heteronormative status quo that continues to prevail. In […]

Early Catalina Updates

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Apple was quick to release a public macOS 10.15 beta this year, so some of you may already be installing it to give it a spin. If you haven’t installed it yet, I strongly encourage you to be more cautious than usual. This year’s update to macOS includes a large number of significant architectural changes […]

Accessible Crosswords

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Many years ago, I set out to make my Mac crossword app, Black Ink, accessible to VoiceOver users. I failed. The assistive technology on macOS at the time simply did not seem up to the task for mapping the complex, two-dimensional, nested hierarchy of a crossword puzzle into a form that could be meaningfully conveyed […]