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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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From Shades Of Doom On Your PC to Remapping Your Mac Keyboard and More - we have it for your Halloween This Week On MainMenu

Remapping your Mac keyboard to playing Shades Of Doom on your PC and lots more are waiting for you on MainMenu this week...

Larry Turnbull, Managing Director of ACBradio, demonstrates using the Audible Books app on your iOS device.

Thanks to Cool Blind Tech - Garth shows us how to remap the keys on our Mac to make things more convenient and easy to remember.

Finally, Larry Turnbull returns to show us how to play the Shades Of Doom game on our PC.

Have you got an interesting topic you would like to present on MainMenu? Then please contact us at mainmenu@acbradio.org and we will be glad to work with you to make it happen on one of the most popular tech programs for blind and visually impaired on the internet.


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
Remaping your Mac keyboard to playing Doom on your PC and lots more are waiting for you on MainMenu this week...

Larry Turnbull, Managing Director of ACBradio, demonstrates using the Audible Books app on your iOS device.

Thanks to Blind Cool Tech - Garth shows us how to remap the keys on our Mac to make things more convenient and easy to remember.

Finally, Larry Turnbull returns to show us how to play the Shades Of Doom game on our PC.

Have you got an interesting topic you would like to present on MainMenu? Then please contact us at mainmenu@acbradio.org and we will be glad to work with you to make it happen on one of the most popular tech programs for blind and visually impaired on the internet.


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 2014-10-31 at 00:24:05.

There Is A Lot Of New Tech News On MainMenu This Week. Do Not Miss It...

Announcements of several software updates and all about the upcoming release of Magic version 13.

David Tanner interviews Dusty Voorheis, Senior Product Manager for Freedom Scientific about the upcoming release of the Magic large print software version 13.

And, David Woodbridge demonstrates the handoff feature in iOS 8.0 using a iPhone 6 Plus and an iPad Mini both with iOS 8 installed.

We will also be telling you about releases of iOS 8.1 and Jaws 16 public beta 3.


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 2014-10-23 at 22:58:53.

Writing Braille On An iPhone and More on MainMenu

We explore a great set of information on MainMenu this week.

We start with david Woodbridge demonstrating typing Braille on his iPhone, a new feature in iOS 8.

Then Larry Turnbull, acbradio Managing Director interviews Samual Adler from Humanware about a recent upgrade in the Protoget.

David Woodbridge returns with a demonstration of using the MB Memic app for Android and iOS to emboss Braille on an Mount Batton Embosser.

And, Tim Cumings reviews the Road NT USB multiple use microphone for use with iPad and many other devices.


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 2014-10-17 at 01:18:42.

Victor Reader Stream and Skype Are Highlighted On MainMenu For October 10 2014

What is new with Victor Reader Stream and Skype for iOS devices? You will hear all about it here on MainMenu along with some other tech info you wanted to know about...

Larry Turnbolt, Managing Director for acbradio.org interviews Matthew from Humanware about the features in the latest firmware release of the Victor Reader Stream and even tells you where you can get the free upgrade and an audio demo/tutorial of the new features.

Then Scott Davert brings us a demonstration of using the latest version of Skype on his iOS device. He will cover all the main features of this new release so you can see how well it works with VoiceOver on your iOS device.


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 2014-10-09 at 00:16:31.

There Are Some New Changes At MainMenu and We Give You The Good News On MainMenu This Week

Some changes are coming at MainMenu and we give you all the good news on MainMenu this week...

MainMenu Host David Tanner hosts a panel interview with Chase Crispin and acbradio Managing Director Larry and Assistant Managing Director Jeff of acb radio about a few changes in MainMenu since Chase will no longer be our Executive Producer for MainMenu.

MainMenu Staff Member David Woodbridge brings us two presentations to round out the show:

First David introduces and demonstrates the iPhone 6 Plus.
And, David then demonstrates the Handoff feature in iOS 8 using an iPhone 6 and an iPad Mini.


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 2014-10-03 at 00:47:08.


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