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Welcome to the Main Menu website. Main Menu is a weekly program run on ACB Radio Main Stream all about technology from a blindness perspective. It features reviews and interviews about all types of technology. The show airs every Friday at 09:00 PM Eastern. It is then made available to Radio Reading Services around the world who are members of IAAIS, is available as a podcast, in the iTunes store, and is in the iBlink Radio ap for IOS and Android devices. If you would like your radio reading service to carry Main Menu, please ensure that they are members of IAAIS and let them know that Main Menu is available to them weekly.

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NVDA New Release and The Latest News From Duxberry Systems Highlighted On MainMenu

From around the world MainMenu brings you the latest news on the newest assistive tech releases for 2014...

We start with an interview with Michael Curran, one of the primary developers of NVDA, and hear all about the new NVDA 2014 R1 release of NVDA.

And, that is followed up with an interview with the fine folks from Duxberry Systems from the recent CSUN conference. We thank the fine folks at www.blindbargains.com for allowing us to rebroadcast this excellent interview.

Main Menu can be first heard on Fridays at 9:00 pm Eastern time. It airs throughout Saturday on ACB Radio Mainstream.
http://www.acbradio.org/mainstream
ACB Radio Mainstream can also be heard on the phone by calling 231-460-1047 and choosing the appropriate option for ACB Radio Mainstream.
Main Menu is also available in the iTunes store, in the iBlink Radio app for IOS and Android devices, and is available to Radio Reading Services around the world.

Subscribe to the Main Menu podcast feed at:
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org/rss.xml

Visit the Main Menu website at
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org

Follow MainMenu on Twitter at:
http://www.twitter.com/mainmenu

Subscribe to a list where you can interact with other Main Menu listeners and the Main Menu staff by sending a blank email message to:
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Posted by David Tanner on 2014-04-16 at 22:16:52.

Microsoft Ends Windows XP Support So What Do You Do Now?

Microsoft has ended support for Windows XP. So, now what...

We present a user panel discussion on some possible solutions if you are still using Windows XP.

And, for more information you will want to check out the information at:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/xp/end-of-xp-support.aspx


Main Menu can be first heard on Fridays at 9:00 pm Eastern time. It airs throughout Saturday on ACB Radio Mainstream.
http://www.acbradio.org/mainstream
ACB Radio Mainstream can also be heard on the phone by calling 231-460-1047 and choosing the appropriate option for ACB Radio Mainstream.
Main Menu is also available in the iTunes store, in the iBlink Radio app for IOS and Android devices, and is available to Radio Reading Services around the world.

Subscribe to the Main Menu podcast feed at:
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org/rss.xml

Visit the Main Menu website at
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org

Follow MainMenu on Twitter at:
http://www.twitter.com/mainmenu

Subscribe to a list where you can interact with other Main Menu listeners and the Main Menu staff by sending a blank email message to:
mm-friends-subscribe at acbradio.org

Posted by David Tanner on 2014-04-09 at 21:34:26.

The Latest News From The Assistive Tech Field Just For You

News, information, and CSUN coverage are all here on MainMenu just for you...

MainMenu staff member Mary Emerson brings us information on the latest firmware release for the Hims line of note takers.

and we hear two interviews from the 2014 CSUN Technology and Persons With Disabilities Conference presented on MainMenu thanks to the fine folks at www.blindbargains.com.

The first is an interview with folks from Intuit discussing the accessibility of their Quick Books accounting software.

And, the second is an interview with the president of Baum USA discussing the recent opening of their first office in the U.S. and, we find out about some of their products and services.


Main Menu can be first heard on Fridays at 9:00 pm Eastern time. It airs throughout Saturday on ACB Radio Mainstream.
http://www.acbradio.org/mainstream
ACB Radio Mainstream can also be heard on the phone by calling 231-460-1047 and choosing the appropriate option for ACB Radio Mainstream.
Main Menu is also available in the iTunes store, in the iBlink Radio app for IOS and Android devices, and is available to Radio Reading Services around the world.

Subscribe to the Main Menu podcast feed at:
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org/rss.xml

Visit the Main Menu website at
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org

Follow MainMenu on Twitter at:
http://www.twitter.com/mainmenu

Subscribe to a list where you can interact with other Main Menu listeners and the Main Menu staff by sending a blank email message to:
mm-friends-subscribe at acbradio.org

Posted by David Tanner on 2014-04-04 at 00:08:44.

The Latest News From Humanware, Envision America and Abisee Is On MainMenu This Week

Keeping informed on the latest in the assistive tech field for blind and visually impaired is as easy as listening to MainMenu each week.

And, this week we highlight news from CSUN and more.

MainMenu Host David Tanner interviews Greg Stilson from Humanware about all the great new features in the latest BrailleNote/VoiceNote firmware release version 9.4.1.

Thanks to the fine folks at www.blindbargains.com we present their interview with a representative from Envision America recorded at the recent CSUN Technology and Persons With Disabilities conference held in March 2014. Envision America announces talking perscriptions are now available from another large Drug Store chain.

And, thanks again to www.blindbargains.com we present their interview with Abisee about the latest products to make your life easier.

Remember that MainMenu will be bringing you additional coverage from the CSUN conference over the coming weeks. So don't miss our coverage of CSUN 2014 here on MainMenu.


Main Menu can be first heard on Fridays at 9:00 pm Eastern time. It airs throughout Saturday on ACB Radio Mainstream.
http://www.acbradio.org/mainstream
ACB Radio Mainstream can also be heard on the phone by calling 231-460-1047 and choosing the appropriate option for ACB Radio Mainstream.
Main Menu is also available in the iTunes store, in the iBlink Radio app for IOS and Android devices, and is available to Radio Reading Services around the world.

Subscribe to the Main Menu podcast feed at:
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org/rss.xml

Visit the Main Menu website at
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org

Follow MainMenu on Twitter at:
http://www.twitter.com/mainmenu

Subscribe to a list where you can interact with other Main Menu listeners and the Main Menu staff by sending a blank email message to:
mm-friends-subscribe at acbradio.org

Posted by David Tanner on 2014-03-27 at 21:16:23.

New News From Apple and Humanware On MainMenu This Week

We bring you the most up-to-date information on iOS and BrailleNote new software releases here on MainMenu this week to keep you current and completely informed...

MainMenu staff member David Woodbridge introduces us to the new features in the new iOS 7.1 release for your iDevice.

And, Greg Stilson, Blindness Product Manager for Humanware, brings us three presentations about the new KeyMaps application in the new 9.4.1 upgrade for the BrailleNote Apex.

We thank the fine folks at Humanware for allowing us to air these presentations on MainMenu. They are also available for download at the Humanware website at www.humanware.com.

Keeping you up-to-date with the very latest news and information on technologies that enrich the lives of blind and visually impaired persons is our business here at MainMenu.


Main Menu can be first heard on Fridays at 9:00 pm Eastern time. It airs throughout Saturday on ACB Radio Mainstream.
http://www.acbradio.org/mainstream
ACB Radio Mainstream can also be heard on the phone by calling 231-460-1047 and choosing the appropriate option for ACB Radio Mainstream.
Main Menu is also available in the iTunes store, in the iBlink Radio app for IOS and Android devices, and is available to Radio Reading Services around the world.

Subscribe to the Main Menu podcast feed at:
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org/rss.xml

Visit the Main Menu website at
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org

Follow MainMenu on Twitter at:
http://www.twitter.com/mainmenu

Subscribe to a list where you can interact with other Main Menu listeners and the Main Menu staff by sending a blank email message to:
mm-friends-subscribe at acbradio.org

Posted by David Tanner on 2014-03-20 at 23:44:48.


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