Blind Vet Tech Monthly Tech Talk for October

This is an announcement for the Blind Vet Tech Monthly Tech Talk for October 19th. This month features discussions about the latest updates to all of our favorite operating systems. Microsoft launched the fall update to Windows 10, while Apple released several updates to iOS 11 and MacOS 10.13.

We now use Zoom as our teleconferencing platform, enabling one to connect via apps for desktop computers, mobile devices, or via dialing into the room. Below are the details to connect:

  • Thursday, October 19
  • 1900 Central Time

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android by clicking here

iPhone users simply tap on the phone number below or dial:

  • (646) 876-9923,,7854091838#
  • or (669) 900-6833,,7854091838#

Zoom enables one to control their participation through a series of hotkeys. The table below lists the possible actions and how to complete it based on your connection method:

Action Zoom for Windows Zoom for MacOS Zoom for iOS Dial into Zoom
Mute Alt A Command Shift A Mute Button on app Star 6
Raise hand to prompt moderator Alt Y Option Y Raise/Lower hand Button on app Star 9

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