Talking Tech 23rd January 2018

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Online Voice Dictation

This online voice dictation via Google Chrome on Windows or Mac looks very interesting, particularly as you don’t have to installed anything.

Podcasts I Completed over the 2017/2018 Holiday Period

Demo of Changing the Bass and Treble on Google Home

Demo of a Handy Amazon Skill (Remember This) That I Use to Organise my Weekly Shopping

Demo of the Sensibo Sky Device for Controlling my Air Conditioner

Updated demo of using the Sensibo Sky via its web interface giving access to the Mode (dry, cold etc), Fan (high, low etc), and Temperature settings which are not accessible in the iOS version of the Sensibo iOs app.

Amazon Echo (Drum Roll) Available in Australia Feb 1 2018

Finally its arriving, and I can use the Alexa app on my iOS or android device officially with my 3 Amazon Echo Dots. Available Feb 1 2018.

Up to Feb 1 you can pre-order an Amazon Echo for a markedly reduced price: for example the Amazon Echo Dot pre-order is only $48.

A Tip for Mac Users updating to Mac OS High Sierra and the voiceOver Speech Rotor

In Mac OS High Sierra the speech rotor which was VO+Command+Arrow keys now requires that you use the Shift key as well. VO+Command+Arrow keys itself is now the VoiceOver rotor that you find with VoiceOver on the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.

A Handy tip - Use the Apple Support app on iOS to check your Hardware Coverage on your Devices

Go to the Accounts tab within the app after signing in with your Apple ID and select one of your devices to check hardware coverage.

Simply search for Apple Support App on the iOS App Store.

Sharing Your Wi-Fi Password with Guests from iOS 11 or Mac High Sierra

Great article from iMore explaining on how you go about sharing your Wi-Fi password with guests that are in your contact list.

Security document from Apple explains on how this works (page 34).

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