Archive for September, 2012

iPhone 5 and iOS 6

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

In this podcast, Robert shares his impressions and experiences with Apples
iPhone 5

He discusses some
benchmark performance data
and describes what working with the phone is like from the perspective of a VoiceOver user.

Robert then moves on to discuss the major features of iOS 6. He thanks David Woodbridge for providing some excellent podcasts on iOS 6.David’s iOS 6 podcasts can be found on his
Apple and Other Accessible Technology

It is always lots of fun to explore new technology from Apple. Grab some good headphones, a cool drink and enjoy the ride.


1Password and VoiceOver

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

In this Tech Doctor podcast, Robert describes the 1Password password manager and demonstrates how to use 1Password with VoiceOver. To find out all about 1Password, go to the

Robert finishes up the podcast by talking about his approach to Mac security. The Tech Doctor hopes you will develop your own protocol for keeping your passwords and your Mac safe and secure.

If you have questions or comments, feel free to email them to
The Tech Doctor


Teaching the Mac in France

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

In this podcast, Robert talks with Anne Robertson who lives in a delightful village in France.

In addition to working as a translator, Anne teaches blind and visually impaired people to use the Mac. The training can be done in either French or English and is available on sight or via Skype. Further information about various training options is available on Anne’s
The site is in French. If you are interested in training in English, contact Anne via

In addition to sharing some information about what life is like in France, Anne and Robert discuss funding for technology, the use of braille in France and the popularity and accessibility of ebooks.

Anne purchases most of her ebooks from company in Canada called
The Kobo Books are accessible both on the Mac and on iOS devices.

I am confident that you will enjoy this podcast.