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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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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.
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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.

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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:
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Posted by David Tanner on 2015-06-18 at 23:29:29.

Apple Watch Basics You Will Want To Know

Apple Watch basics will get you going if you are a new watch owner, and give those who have not baught their watch yet a better idea of how the basics of using the Apple Watch actually work.

David Woodbridge demonstrates turning on and off the Apple Watch, and how to unlock the watch.

Then David will show us how to pear the Apple Watch with our iPhone, how to delete unwanted apps on your watch.

And, finally David shows us what you can do with your watch if it is not connected to your iPhone.

This is an excellent review of Apple Watch basics, and will give new watch owners and those considering purchasing the watch a much better idea of how the watch works doing those daily operations that almost anyone would like to know.

On MainMenu next week we will devote the show to taking an extensive look at the new features in Windows 10. How accessible is Windows 10, and take a short preview look at Microsoft Office 2016 with Windows 10. So, be sure you don't miss next week's show.

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 2015-06-12 at 02:03:30.

Way Finding Makes Travel At Dallas Convention Easy -Our Apple Watch Coverage Continues - And A Few More Important Newsworthy Notes You Will Want To Know On MainMenu This Week!!!

Features on MainMenu for this week include:

Larry Turnbull ACB Radio director brings us an interview about a new way finding app for your smartphone that will help you find your way around inside a building using this app on your iDevice and possibly on your Android device. If you are coming to Dallas for the convention you definately want to know about this app for easier navagation around the convention and the convention hotel.

MainMenu continues our special coverage of the Apple Watch demonstrations and tutorial by MainMenu staff member David Woodbridge.

David will cover changing the clock face on the Apple Watch and changing the features on the clock face.

He will then show us how to use the digital crown and VoiceOver Crown on the Apple Watch.

And, finish up his coverage this week by showing us how to use the friends button on the side of the Apple Watch.

Rounding up this weeks show your show host David Tanner talks to us a little bit about some recent developments related to Windows 10 and a few other tidbits you will want to know about.


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 2015-06-04 at 21:30:18.

MainMenu Features More Tutorials and Demonstrations On The Apple Watch and Much More...

Features On MainMenu For May 29 2015 include:

Greg Stilson from Humanware introduces us to the new internet radio feature in the latest BrailleNote Apex Keysoft upgrade.

MainMenu staff member David Woodbridge continues his new Apple Watch tutorial:
Takes us on a tour of the Apple Watch home screen.
Shows us how to set the accessibility shortcut on the Apple Watch.
Shows us VoiceOver gestures for use on the Apple Watch.
And, shows us how to change the VoiceOver settings 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:
mm-friends-subscribe at acbradio.org

Posted by David Tanner on 2015-05-27 at 22:34:37.


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