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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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The ACB Information Access Committee and MainMenu Present Information 411

MainMenu is pleased to air the first of a two part presentation of the ACB Information Access Committee - Information 411 presentation from the 2015 ACB Conference and Convention.

This presentation will inform you on the activities of the IAC, what the committee has been involved with during the past year, what are some of the current information access activities that they are currently working on, and what is coming up in the future.

The IAC would like to encourage you to become a part of the voice for change as you work to encourage more access to information, and let them know of issues that they need to work on in the future.

Change will not come unless we are willing to insist on it changing. And, together we can make change and improvements in access to information happen today and in the future...

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 2015-08-26 at 23:00:57.

The Latest Updates On Windows 10 On MainMenu

On MainMenu this week We get the latest about access to Windows 10.

Mark Soliman from AI Squared brings us a two part tutorial on installing Windows 10 using Window-Eyes and Microsoft Narrator together.

Then Joseph Lee introduces us to NVDA Release

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-frienweds-subscribe at acbradio.org


Posted by David Tanner on 2015-08-21 at 02:49:34.

Windows 10 Is Released And Record Numbers Of People Are Upgrading, But Should You Upgrade Now???

Windows 10 is released and record numbers of people around the world are making the switch. Is it time for you to make the switch too?

We hear the latest from Freedom Scientific about Jaws and Magic for Windows 10 from two of their recent FScast podcasts and get a bit of a report on a few issues still to be resolved with Jaws with Windows 10, and possible solutions.

Over the next few weeks we will hear about Window-Eyes and Windows 10 and NVDA Windows 10 access to Windows 10 with their expected next upgrade late in August.

We then hear four of the last demos of Apple Watch from David Woodbridge as he covers controling the Blind Square app on your iPhone from your Apple Watch. David shows us how to control Netflicks on your Apple TV using the Apple Watch Remote app, and how to check the weather on your watch with the weather app, plus dictate a message from your Apple Watch.

These demos will conclude our coverage of a tour of 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 2015-08-14 at 01:17:44.

The New Mac Book 12 Inch Computer and Much More On MainMenu For August 7th And More About Dolphin Guide

On MainMenu for the week of August 7 thru August 14 2015 we bring you two mor segments on separate parts of the Dolphin Guide, and much more...

MainMenu host David Tanner shows us around in the Dolphin Guide address book and we find out how to add new people and companies to our address book, look through the book, delete someone from our address book, and many other things we can do using the address book.

Next David will show us the appointment calendar in Dolphin Guide and we will find out how to add appointments to the calendar, how to find out what what appointments are on our calendar and what times and days are free in case we need to set a new appointment in our calendar.

Then MainMenu staff member David Woodbridge takes us on a demonstration of the recently released Apple Mac Book just released in spring 2015. This small 12 inch little computer might be just what you have been looking for, and after David gives us a good look you will have a better idea if this what you are looking for in your next computer.

And, then David brings us a demonstration of using the phone app on your Apple Watch.

If you have installed Windows 10 you will want to know that Microsoft has released the first update to Windows 10 on August 5th, and you will want to check Windows update on your system to download this new update.

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 2015-08-05 at 22:06:38.

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

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 2015-07-24 at 02:38:55.


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