Sunday, 3 May 2015

Talking Tech for April 27 and May 5 2015

Slipping behind in getting the stories up on the site, so am doing last week and this week, and will be back on the ball next week.

 

Talking Tech for April 27 2015

  

My experiences with using Netflix and audio description:

 

Have had a great deal of fun watching/listening to Marvel’s Daredevil and listening to other shows on Netflix.

 

My several days experience using the Apple watch:

 

Got my Apple watch last Friday, and just a few notes on its use so far.

 

What your Apple watch can do by itself (not connected to the iPhone):

 

http://www.cnet.com/news/apple-watch-without-your-iphone/ 

The FM radio in your pocket and why you can’t use it:

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2015/04/16/400178385/the-hidden-fm-radio-inside-your-pocket-and-why-you-cant-use-it 

How to add the beep sounds like on iOS when plugging your Macbook in to power:

 

http://www.idownloadblog.com/2015/04/19/beep-beep-charging-sound-vibration/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter 

 

How a high tech home can make it easier for people with disabilities:

 

http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/hometech/how-a-hightech-home-can-make-life-easier-for-people-with-disabilities-20150411-1meh3o.html?utm_content=bufferaf43d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

 

How to disable the eye-sight camera on your Mac:

 

http://macdailynews.com/2015/02/19/how-to-disable-the-isight-camera-on-your-mac/ 

 

Talking tech for May 5 2015

 

Catch up on my podcasts for the year

 

Just a quick run down of the 16 demos I’ve completed this year so far (excluding  the 30 or so I just completed for the Apple watch).

The podcasts can be found at:

 

http://davidwoodbr.podbean.com

 

A demo of the Apple watch itself

 

Netflix on the Apple TV,

 

Netflix and the ABC iView app with audio description,

 

Text to speech copy of my blog article: first play with the Apple watch

 

Speculation demo of bringing together the iPod nano touch screen with the click wheel from the older nano.

 

Demo of getting the Mac system clock to speech quarter, half or on the hour

 

Printing to a PDF file on the Mac

 

Demo of the initial release of the Apple watch companion app

 

Demo of how to restore the Apple tv from the Mac

 

Demo of where to enable VoiceOver at the Login screen in OS X

 

Demo of how to password protect a folder in OS X

 

Demo of where to access family content in OS X, iOS and the Apple tv

 

Demo of playing back voice messages in OS X Yosemite

 

Demo of the Apple Remote iOS app with the Apple tv

 

Demo of Quicktime player on OS X to record the iPhone screen

 

Demo of the Trackpad commander in OS X to access the status line

 

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