New Users

Post Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

In this podcast, David Woodbridge introduces us to Siri on the Mac. Siri on the Mac offers many of the same capabilities available on iOS, along with Mac-specific functionality such as the ability to search through folders to quickly find files.

Post Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

In this podcast, Scott Davert introduces us to Apple Music, the new streaming service from Apple which offers on demand access to tens of millions of songs.

Scott walks us through the initial setup of Apple Music on an iOS device and shows how it works in the redesigned Music app.

Post Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge explores the capabilities of Siri on the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge introduces us to the App Store that’s available on the new fourth-generation Apple TV. He shows us how to browse, search and install apps.

Post Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

In this podcast, Alex Hall gives us an introduction to using the macOS Calendar with VoiceOver.

Post Date: Sunday, December 7, 2014

In the fourth of his series of podcasts looking at the Finder on macOS, David Griffith shows us how to use Folder Actions to create Download alerts. This is demonstrated by downloading from the RNIB Talking Newspaper and Magazine service. He also briefly demonstrates how to read the downloaded newspaper in Apple Books, previously known as iBooks.

Post Date: Friday, November 28, 2014

In this podcast, David Griffith gives us a demonstration of using the OS X Spotlight to search for files by name or text contained in them.

He then demonstrates how to create a Smart Folder based upon the search which will automatically list all files which meet your search criteria. The folder will react dynamically as files are deleted or new ones created.

Post Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

In the second of his series of podcasts looking at the Spotlight Finder on Mac OS X, David Griffith discusses how to locate music using tag file information.

In the second half, he covers searching by filename under different document format types.

Post Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

In the third of his series of podcasts looking at the Spotlight Finder on Mac OS X, David Griffith discusses how to search within a folder location and shares some strategies for searching by file type without file names and using Finder Sort parameters to further assist with searching by file types.

Post Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge discusses and demonstrates the VoiceOver gestures which can be used on the trackpad of the Siri remote that comes with the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Monday, March 16, 2015

In this podcast, Alex Hall gives us an introductory overview of YoruFukurou (also known by its translated name of NightOwl), a powerful Twitter client for Mac OS X. With a relatively simple and accessible interface and lots of keyboard shortcuts, YoruFukurou is probably the most popular Twitter client amongst VoiceOver users. Alex has also posted a text guide to this app.

Post Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

In this podcast, Cati gives us an overview and demonstration of the English voices available for VoiceOver users on iOS. Additionally, Cati demonstrates the process of downloading a voice.

Post Date: Friday, September 14, 2018

In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us an overview of some of the new features in iOS 12. Topics covered in this podcast include:

Post Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018

In this podcast, Thomas Domville gives us an overview of some of the new features and changes in watchOS 5. Topics covered in this podcast include:

Post Date: Monday, November 16, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge discusses and demonstrates the Music app on the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge shows us how to configure and operate the Accessibility Shortcut that can be accessed using the Siri remote with the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge takes a look at the design and operation of the Siri remote that comes with the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge discusses and demonstrates the onscreen keyboard used on the fourth-generation Apple TV to enter text.

Post Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge walks us through how to check the battery level of the Siri remote that comes with the new fourth-generation Apple TV.

Post Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015

In this podcast, David Woodbridge walks us through the process of buying and watching movies and TV shows on the fourth-generation Apple TV.