[mac4theblind] Re: Apple TV mailing list?

So if I have roadrunner, do I need anything else? 

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On Jan 26, 2012, at 4:36 PM, David Hilbert Poehlman wrote:

> you need an internet connection and preferable a wide connection such as 
> cable or dish.
> 
> On Jan 26, 2012, at 4:32 PM, Tracy Duffy wrote:
> 
> Please forgive me if this is a totally dumb question but I know nothing about 
> the Apple TV. If a person uses one of these TVs do you need to have cable, or 
> does this connect to the internet or just how do they work? Thanks.
> 
> tracyduffy@xxxxxxxxx
>                       2 Chronicles 20, 21B: "Give thanks to God, his faithful 
> love endures forever."
> 
> On Jan 26, 2012, at 1:10 PM, John Panarese wrote:
> 
>>  No, it's not a toggle like the iDevices have.  The triple click only works 
>> for the initial setup.  
>> 
>>   Here is something I saved from another list.
>> 
>> 
>> If VoiceOver becomes disabled on your Apple TV, you can use these steps to
>> enable VoiceOver again.
>> 
>> 1.   Press the Menu button (the smaller left button) ten times on your
>> aluminum Apple remote to ensure that you are on a main menu screen. Each
>> time you press a button, you should hear a confirmation tone.
>> 2.   Press the Right button, on the circular navigation button, four
>> times to navigate to the Settings screen and press Select (the middle of the
>> circular navigation button).
>> 3.   Press Select again to choose the General menu.
>> 4.   Press the Down button on the circular navigation button eleven
>> times. This takes you to the Accessibility Menu.
>> 5.   Then press the Select button twice. This will select the VoiceOver
>> option and enable it.
>> 
>> You should hear VoiceOver become active.
>> 
>> You can find the main Apple TV support page linked below. That page provides
>> additional information about using the Apple TV.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> http://www.apple.com/support/appletv
>> 
>> 
>> Take Care
>> 
>> John D. Panarese
>> Director
>> Mac for the Blind
>> Tel, (631) 724-4479
>> Email, john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Website, http://www.macfortheblind.com
>> 
>> AUTHORIZED APPLE STORE BUSINESS AFFILIATE
>> MAC VOICEOVER TRAINING AND SUPPORT
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Jan 26, 2012, at 11:08 AM, David Hilbert Poehlman wrote:
>> 
>>> I only know that it turns it on first boot, not that it is for a toggle.  
>>> the user guide unfortunately does not speak to this but experience shows 
>>> that it does not act as a toggle and no one said it did.  what was said 
>>> that if vo is not working when you first start apple tv, press the menu 
>>> button three times.  I don't know why it doesn't work for you but it works 
>>> for everyone else I have seen do it.
>>> 
>>> On Jan 26, 2012, at 10:57 AM, Christopher-Mark Gilland wrote:
>>> 
>>> Oh, let me clarify.  I wasn't as specific admittedly as I should a been.
>>> 
>>> For one thing, there is no universal access setting.  It's settings, then 
>>> general, accessibility, then voiceover, and you toggle it on/off.  No 
>>> universal access.  Having said this though, he lies the problem.  It's not 
>>> that voiceover's not on, I have vo talking and working.  My thing is, what 
>>> I was trying to say was if I tripple click the menu button on the remote to 
>>> toggle it on/off, that never works for me.
>>> 
>>> Chris.
>>> 
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Hilbert Poehlman" 
>>> <poehlman1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <mac4theblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2012 10:20 AM
>>> Subject: [mac4theblind] Re: Apple TV mailing list?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> if you have someone sighted around, see if they can go into settings, 
>>> universal access and turn vo on.
>>> 
>>> On Jan 26, 2012, at 9:31 AM, Christopher-Mark Gilland wrote:
>>> 
>>> Nope, just tried again just to be sure I was not doing something stupid, 
>>> and I'm definitely nhot.  I trippled clicked the menu key on the remote.  
>>> All I hear are the little bell bloof sounds 3 times and it saying in main 
>>> menu, top movies.
>>> 
>>> I don't get it.  Yeah, the firmware's totally up to date, so, yeah, I'm 
>>> baffled.  This really is somewhat bizarre, or am I missing something here.
>>> 
>>> By tripple clicking, I basically am saying Im doing like you would on an 
>>> IPod or IPhone with the home key.
>>> 
>>> Chris.
>>> 
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Hilbert Poehlman" 
>>> <poehlman1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <mac4theblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2012 7:51 AM
>>> Subject: [mac4theblind] Re: Apple TV mailing list?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Menu button on the remote 3 times
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>> Jonnie Appleseed
>>> with his
>>> hands-on technolog(eye)s
>>> touching the internet
>>> reducing technology's disabilities
>>> one byte at a time
>>> 
>>> On Jan 26, 2012, at 7:39, dogstar172 <dogstar172@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi there,
>>> That sounds absolutely fabulous.  May I ask you how the  unit is activated 
>>> so the blind can use it?  Is there a key combination that is used to get 
>>> the unit to talk?
>>> Angie
>>> On Jan 26, 2012, at 7:24 AM, Will Smith wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Does anyone here know of a mailing list that is chiefly devoted to Apple 
>>>> TV?  I have just gotten a unit working here and love it.  It is fully 
>>>> accessible to blind people and you can find lots of interesting podcasts 
>>>> and radio shows from the internet in hundreds of categories, involving 
>>>> thousands of streams.  It's the most amazing collection of listening from 
>>>> all kinds of sources!  I am just beginning to learn about this program, 
>>>> and of course there are also hundreds or thousands of video streams 
>>>> available, everything from You Toob to recent movies and  TV shows, many 
>>>> free, but much  that costs a fee, such as Netflix and many other offerings 
>>>> through I Tunes.
>>>> 
>>>> If such  an Apple TV mailing list doesn't exist then one needs to be set 
>>>> up.  I would do so but have not run a list in over 6 years and am probably 
>>>> not the best one also as I am an older guy and suspect someone younger 
>>>> might do a more dependable job!
>>>> 
>>>> Will
>>>> wilsmith@xxxxxxxxx
>>>> 
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