In this demo I show you how you can get the Mac's system clock to speak every hour, every quarter hour or just on the hour.

In this demo, I show you how to print to a PDF file rather than having to print to a printer.  Useful for saving receipts or other inforamtion as I do in Safari.

In this demo, I show you how you can password protect a folder in OS X by Using the Disk Utility and turning your folder in to a password protected volume that you can mont and dismount when ever you need to.

In this demo, I show you how to stream the Windows Media audio format using Safari on your Mac with VLC and a example website:

This document describes what will be covered in each of the chapters for using VoiceOver in Mountain Lion.

This chapter introduces VoiceOver, the advanced screen-reading technology integrated into OS X. VoiceOver enables users with visual disabilities to control their Mac using a rich set of keyboard commands and gestures. This chapter provides an overview of VoiceOver and key topics such as the VoiceOver cursor and current focus, keyboard shortcuts, and using function keys on some keyboards.

This chapter provides information about the basics of using VoiceOver, including how to get help while you’re learning. You’ll learn how to turn VoiceOver on and off and pause it, how to hear information about items on the screen and interact with them, and how to use cursor tracking.

This chapter introduces OS X and key features such as the desktop, Finder, Dock, and Spotlight. You’ll learn how to use menus, buttons, and accessibility features that make it easier to use your Mac, as well as how to work with apps and windows.

Text is found in many places, such as in windows and dialogs, in content areas like webpages and help files, and in documents. This chapter explains how to use VoiceOver to read, select, and edit text.

VoiceOver provides numerous ways to navigate content and text. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to navigate content such as tables and text, and how to use navigation features such as Quick Nav, the Item Chooser, and hot spots, among others.

This chapter provides information about using VoiceOver to browse and navigate webpages effectively using two different navigation modes, tables, images, frames, and web spots, as well as the VoiceOver Web Item rotor.

OS X comes with many accessible apps that you can use with VoiceOver, such as Mail, Messages, and iTunes. This chapter provides information about using some of the OS X apps.

This chapter explains how to use features that enhance collaboration between users. You’ll learn about the caption panel, the braille panel, the screen curtain, and tiling visuals. You’ll also learn how to mute speech and sound effects.

This chapter explains how to customize your VoiceOver environment to best suit your needs. You’ll learn how to customize settings for voices, spoken details, braille displays, pronunciations, and more. You’ll also learn how to reset, export, and import your preferences, as well as use portable preferences and VoiceOver activities.

This chapter provides information about using refreshable braille displays, both plug in and Bluetooth, with VoiceOver. This chapter also includes a list of the many types of braille displays VoiceOver supports.

This chapter explains how you can control your Mac using VoiceOver gestures on a Multi-Touch trackpad.

Appendix A. This chapter lists VoiceOver commands and gestures, organized into categories.

Appendix B. This chapter lists the options on each VoiceOver Utility pane and explains how to use the options.

I demo how to drag and drop using VoiceOver from Safari, a web address to become a web location link on your desktop or folder in Finder. This way, you can launch websites from your desktop/Folder, rather than going in to Safari first.

In this demo, I go through the apps on my Mac that I use with VoiceOver and demo a few of the more interesting fun ones.

iPod nano 7th gen description, iTunes setup, exploring the nano screens, adjusting accessibility, pairing to BT speaker, playing music/radio/audio books.

Using the Mac downloader with library service: membership required.

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