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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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Apple Music and Dolphin Guide Highlighted On MainMenu This week!

On MainMenu this week we will be looking at Apple Music for iOS again, and this time we will explorer the features and how to use the Beats Radio portion of Apple Music.

Then we will take a tour and demonstration of the word processor part of Dolphin Guide. We will learn how you can get help with everything that you do in Guide, and then create our first document using Guide.

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

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Posted by David Tanner on 2015-07-24 at 02:38:55.

Apple Music Service Is New And We Learn How Accessible It Is This Week On MainMenu

Apple Music is the new music service from Apple, and we will start learning how to use it, and how accessible it is on our iOS devices on MainMenu this week.

MainMenu host David Tanner begins a two part exploration of Apple Musiic on his iPhone 5 and shows us some of the tricks to get to the music you want to hear and add to your library.

Due to a summer cold David decides to continue our series on Dolphin Guide next week, and instead gives us three more of the great demos of Apple Watch from David Woodbridge.

In these demos David Woodbridge shows us how to make a phone call from Apple Watch.

Next David shows us how to set an alarm on the Apple Watch.

And he finishes up his demos for this week by showing us how to use the calendar on the Apple Watch.

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 2015-07-17 at 00:17:44.

Dolphin Guide and Apple Watch Demos Highlighted On MainMenu For July 3rd 2015 Show

On MainMenu this week we will start a series of demonstrations on the Dolphin Guide all-in-one software for Windows. It is a great way for the new computer user to get started using a computer and learn to do many tasks while using an easy to learn software with built-in speech and large print plus all the help you will need to get started.

David Tanner does an Introduction To Dolphin Guide.

Then David Woodbridge gives ustwo tutorials/demonstrations on sending and receiving email on the Apple Watch and creating and reading activities that you have on your Apple Watch.

It is convention time and MainMenu will take a one week break next week as we air the 2015 ACB Convention and Conference Banquet Friday evening starting at 9:00 EDT. We hope you enjoy the convention and have a great time listening to the banquet on Friday evening


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 2015-07-01 at 18:39:24.

Windows 10 and Apple Watch Featured

Again this week on MainMenu we will be taking a look at Windows 10, and this week we will look at access to Windows 10 with the newly released version Jaws 16.0.3048 just released on June 22nd.

David Woodbridge follows up on the Windows 10 review with a demonstration of using maps with your Apple Watch, and playing music on your Apple Watch.

Next week we will be looking at introductions to a couple of new technologies that we will be starting series on this summer, and don't forget that MainMenu will be taking a week off on July 10th in order to stream the Banquet from the ACB Convention and Conference in Dallas. And, we know you won't want to miss hearing that special presentation here on acbradio Mainstream.


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 2015-06-26 at 01:44:51.

An Introduction To Windows 10 and More About Apple Watch

An introduction to Windows 10 and more about the Apple Watch highlight today's show.

MainMenu host David Tanner introduces us to the new Narator for Windows 10.
And, David also takes us on a tour of the Windows 10 desktop, start menu, and Windows search features.
Then David Woodbridge demonstrates the operation of the calendar feature in the Apple Watch.
And, he finishes with a demonstration of setting up, sending and receiving email on your Apple Watch.

On top of the news we also learn about the just release of NVDA screen reader version 2015 Release 2 and some of the new features in this release including support for Windows 10.

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 2015-06-18 at 23:29:29.


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