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Setup and demo of the Google Home Mini

In this demo, I give you a physical description of the Google Home Mini, take you through setting it up, setting the accessibility option on, and go through a number of things you can ask the Google Assistant.

In some ways I prefer the Google Home mini as it uses a micro USB port for power, side switch for mic mute, and not deep base which is nicer for listening to spoken word audio such as radio, podcasts etc.

Price is great, in Australia Mini is $79 and the Home is $199.

 

 

Demo of Deleting, Dragging (moving) single/multiple apps, and moving apps out of a folder

In this demo, I take you through deleting and moving or dragging apps around on the Home screen.

Note - besides 1 finger double tap and hold to go in to Edit Mode, you can now select Edit Mode from the rotor besides 1 finger double tap to activate.

iOS 11 demo – Auto Answering a incoming phone call

In this demo I take you through enabling Auto Answering for immediate and timed auto answering of incoming phone calls.

Setting up and using the Apple TV with a Braille display via VoiceOver

In this demo I take you through setting up and using a Braille display via VoiceOver on the Apple TV.

Along the way, I make a number of suggestions on how some things could be improved.

Demo of type to Siri on Mac High Sierra and iOS 11 plus using AirPods to allow speech to text

In this demo I take you through enabling type to 'Siri on Mac os High Sierra and iOS 11.

As well as this, I demo that if you use head phones like the AirPods that can invoke Siri, you can still talk to Siri even though you are using type to Siri with the keyboard: a handy feature.

Demo of updating the Mac mini from Sierra to High Sierra using VoiceOver

In this demo, I take you through the update process of going from Sierra Mac os 10.12 to High Sierra Mac os 10.13 using VoiceOver.

After the update, I also point out the major keyboard change to VoiceOver in this update: i.e. VO+Command+Arrow keys is now for the rotor, whilst Shift+VO+Command+Arrow keys is speech settings (as it was in previous versions of Mac os).

High Sierra seems to be running quite well on my Mac mini entry level machine: 1.4ghz and 4gb RAM.

Demo of setting up the Apple watch series 3 cellular/GPS, connecting to a mobile service and using self voicing Siri

In this demo, I take you through setting up the series 3 cellular/GPS Apple watch, connecting it to the Telstra One plan mobile service in Australia, making/receiving a call, and a demo of self voicing Siri.

I also demo the heart rate complication which gives you your current heart beat and if you use it with VO Enable AutoSpeak and Speak on wrist Raise with VoiceOver, you can get your heart rate spoken automatically (great when you are on the treadmill.

Description and demo of the Belkin Boost Up Charging Pad for the iPhone

In this demo, I give you a physical description of the wireless charging pad and demo how it is used.

Demo of setting up the iPHone 8 plus using VoiceOver via automatic settings from existing iPhone

In this demo I take you through setting up the iPhone 8 plus using the automatic settings update option from my iPhone 6s. 

iOS 11 demo – using the Control Centre on the iPad with VoiceOver

For those of us who use an iPad, you'll find that the Control Centre includes the app switcher, Control centre icons, Dock, and Suggestions.

In this demo I show you how to navigate the Control Centre on the iPad, and how to customise it.

note - the control centre icons are what an iPhone or iPod touch user would experience without the App Switcher orDock (including the Dock suggestions).