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 to restore the Apple tv from your Mac using a usb cable (warning only do this if you have to).  Once setup (using a Bluetooth keyboard), I go through a number of my own setup options: hiding home (main menu) screen icons, setting restrictions, changing the name of the Apple tv, setting time zone and language (of synthesiser), and turning on accessibility short-cut.

This demo outlines the steps to take in enabling VoiceOver at the Login screen in OS X (System Preferences, Users & Groups, Login options) to allow Voiceover to speak and not necessarily be on in Finder which can be toggled on or off via Command+F5.

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 where you locate family purchased items in Os X (iTunes, iBooks and Mac App Store), iOS (iTunes, iBooks, and App Store), and the Apple TV (Movies and TV Shows).  Demo is not on setting up family sharing which is accessed in iOS with Settings/iCloud or OS X System Preferences/iCloud.

With the latest release of Yosemite update out at the end of January 2015, VoiceOver users can now playback voice messages in Messages in Yosemite.  Before this, you could only send voice messages, not play them back on the Mac: of course, you could always play them back on iOS.

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In this demo I show you how easy it is to use QuickTime Player in Yosemite to record the screen/audio of the iPhone running iOS 8.  Really it is just a matter of plugging in your iPhone to the Mac via the lightening cable, running QuickTime Player, choose iPhone camera and Microphone from the capture device popup, choose audio level, and press record.

Demo of the Finger key app for iOS and Mac to use touch id to unlock your Mac from the iPhone.

Demo of the new VoiceOver browsing mode with Safari in Yosemite

Using iBooks with Voiceover in Yosemite: downloading and reading an iBook.

Making  calls on your Mac via iPhone using iOS 8.1 and Yosemite with VoiceOver

Answering calls on your Mac via iPhone using iOS 8.1 and Yosemite with VoiceOver

Demo of using Maps in OS X Mavericks to get route steps from origin to destination location.

Demo of dialling and logging in to a work voice mail and taking notes.

Demo of the Airplane Setting app to turn wifi and Bluetooth on/off, and dim display. Besides being useful when flying, saves battery power.

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:

In this demo, I show you how to setup the Battery Monitor app for Os X to speak out your discharge or recharge cycle every ten percent.

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 the demo, I explain how the Solo-Dx ( audio description track works, do a demo using the audio track for Hunger Games with the actual movie on my Mac as an example, and give contact details for Solo-Dx. As its an mp3 file, you can play the track on any device, and play the movie on your TV, Apple TV, Mac etc..

A great self-voicing coin stack puzzle style game for the Mac. Also show you how to adjust the rate of the system voice that the game uses.

This game is self-voicing and contains 3 games: Start a Brawl, Practise your GunSlinger skills, and play the One-armed Bandit. As it utilises the Mac system voice, I also show you how to change the system voice rate.

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.

This demo gives you an overview of the iTunes 11 new interface using VoiceOver.

Using the Mac downloader with library service: membership required.

Just a brief story from me how I and my family uses Apple products from an Accessibility perspective.

Demo of navigating the Source and Item lists, changing Views, accessing search, modifying the Source list, playing options, and device tabs.

By running Remote Mic on iOS and Remote Mic Console on Mac, you can monitor what the "remote mic" is picking up. More info at

TypeToPhone comes in useful when you don't have a dedicated Bluetooth keyboard for use with your iOS device, but you have your Mac handy.

Using the Dashboard to access widgets, enable/disable widgets, and a demo of a few widgets

Sharing notes between your iOS devices and the Mac using Single Text

Listening to audio described content from the SA Mobile Network on the Mac with Chrome using VoiceOver

Dictating text in to the Mac via Dictabulus running on the iPHone 4s using Siri (with the Dictabulus helper app running on the Mac).

Enables sending/receiving iMessages to/from Mac and iOS devices (you'll need Lion 10.73.3 to install Messages beta).

How to share your iPhone as a wi-fi Hotspot for your Mac.

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