Category Archives: Macintosh

General Macintosh computer information

Cyber Weekend sale on All Audio Tutorials!

A new audio tutorial for the Mac has been added to the Mac Lessons Page You can learn about using VoiceOver and SIRI in Mac OS Sierra in this tutorial. Also, until Monday, November 28 at midnight, receive a 25 … Continue reading

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Another potential source for Braille input and output for the Mac and iOS

Many probably know that I have a particular interest and strong opinion about the use of Braille by the blind. Braille literacy has become a hot topic, and there is an dangerously foolish attitude out there that because of the … Continue reading

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More Info about the Cosmo and BERT

A short time back, I posted information on the Cosmo Brailler and the BERT software Braille solution produced by David Pillischer of Electronic Brailler LLC. Apple posted a press release to their educator group in regard to the products a … Continue reading

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Another Braille Solution for the Mac

The topic of Braille translation and embossing by way of the Mac has come up frequently on the various email lists for blind Mac users. I have presented a few posts on this subject over the years, which has included … Continue reading

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Mac for the Blind is Proud to Make Audio Tutorials Available

I have been asked by many folks over the years if I would ever consider creating audio tutorials on the Mac and iOS that I would sell. Basically, they have wanted me to record the lessons that I normally teach … Continue reading

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Introducing A New Contributor

As I indicated a short time ago, I am happy to announce that I have received an offer from someone in the community to contribute material to the site. Matthew Vollbrecht of the Tech Juggernaut, as kindly offered to help … Continue reading

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An Interesting Post to Pass Along to Those Who Still Believe the Myths About VoiceOver

I’m sure we all know someone. The person who still is quick to go on and on about the various myths about why Windows is easier to use than the Mac and how Windows is more efficient, yada, yada, yada. … Continue reading

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Updates, 3/17/14

I have been working on the site for the last few weeks and there are some little tweaks throughout it. This includes updating some of the information to reflect OS X Mavericks in the Tips and Tricks for the Mac … Continue reading

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An FYI for Low Vision Users of the Mac

I have often been asked by low vision users who are switching to the Mac or who are interested in doing so if there are modified large print keyboards or overlays for keyboards specifically for the Mac. I hadn’t had … Continue reading

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Getting Started Pages

I have spent parts of this weekend putting up two new pages to the site. These are the Getting Started with the Mac and VoiceOver and Getting Started with iOS Devices and VoiceOver pages. I am specifically seeking help from … Continue reading

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