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MOST CLICKED TIDBITS:


Welcome to the reader-requested Most Clicked Tidbits Hall of Fame.

Below you will find a list of the Most Clicked Tidbits from each issue of the Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday email newsletter.

This list is a running compilation of those Tidbits that have received the highest percentage of clicks within each issue, and as such are intended to represent those Tidbits that readers found the most useful and informative each week.

By reader decree, these are the most informative Tidbits:


Q4 2020 Most Clicked Tidbits


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, November 19, 2020 - Volume 782

A Full List of Siri Voice Commands You Can Use

We never tire of offering such reference lists. This one comes from Business Insider:
https://www.businessinsider.com/siri-voice-commands
(13.7% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Volume 781

How to Add Siri Shortcuts to iPhone Home Screen

This may be our first item from MashTips:
https://mashtips.com/add-siri-shortcuts-to-iphone-home-screen/
(8.4% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, November 5, 2020 - Volume 780

How I Changed The Way I Charge My iPhone and Android Smartphones to Reduce Battery Wear

This one comes to us courtesy of ZdNet:
https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-i-changed-the-way-i-charge-my-iphone-and-android-smartphones-to-reduce-battery-wear/
(22.9% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 29, 2020 - Volume 779

How to Use the Alt+Tab Shortcut After Windows 20H2 Update

With the new update coming to Windows, you might want to change a setting to make the familiar Alt+Tab keystroke work more efficiently:
https://windowsreport.com/change-alt-tab-shortcut-windows-10/
(19.6% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 22, 2020 - Volume 778

8 Google Search Tips: Always Find What You're Looking For

This comes to us from Online Tech Tips:
https://www.online-tech-tips.com/google-softwaretips/8-google-search-tips-always-find-what-youre-looking-for/
(11.8% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 15, 2020 - Volume 777

My Vote Against The iPhone 12

Finally, here's a post expressing skepticism:
https://joeorozco.com/my-vote-against-the-iphone-12/
(13.2% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 8, 2020 - Volume 776

How To Use Siri's New Queries in iOS 14

This comes from Apple Insider:
https://appleinsider.com/articles/20/09/29/how-to-use-siris-new-queries-in-ios-14
(16.5% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Volume 775

16,000 BBC Sound Effects

BBC has released all of these sound effects for personal, research or educational use:
http://bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk/
(20.3% of all clicks received.)


Q3 2020 Most Clicked Tidbits


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 24, 2020 - Volume 774

Amazon Seeks Screen Reader Users for Paid Research

Amazon is currently seeking screen reader users, age 18 and older, to participate in paid research regarding image descriptions on product web pages. If you are an adult screen reader user you can fill out a brief qualification survey with 5 questions to see if you qualify for the study. If you qualify, they will send an email with instructions and a link to the full study. Those who complete the full study will receive a $100 Amazon gift card. The qualification survey is expected to take only a few minutes to complete, and will only be active until September 30, 2020:
https://bvi1-qual.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4HFjROGxCWaII5f
(28.8% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 17, 2020 - Volume 773

17 Things You Can Do in iOS 14 That You Couldn't Do Before

The new Apple operating systems have officially been released. Here's one person's take on iOS14:
https://gizmodo.com/17-things-you-can-do-in-ios-14-that-you-couldn-t-do-bef-1844975020
(29.6% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 10, 2020 - Volume 772

Demo of Orbit Writer

David Woodbridge does a thorough demonstration of this little keyboard:
https://s177.podbean.com/pb/3f6fe3a025fd23368d0177699e26c865/5f5983be/data2/fs54/339150/uploads/Orbit_writer_initial_demo92776.mp3?pbss=c2255025-618b-5dd3-b36b-868ef4a9cd6d
(11.0% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 3, 2020 - Volume 771

New Features in JAWS, ZoomText, and Fusion

We've had an update, so the Web Friendly Help is ready to tell us what's new:
https://webfriendlyhelp.com/new-features-in-jaws-zoomtext-and-fusion-2/
(17.4% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, August 27, 2020 - Volume 770

How to Improve Your Audio in a Zoom Meeting

Tech Republic helps us answer this question important to many nowadays:
https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-improve-your-audio-in-a-zoom-meeting/
(21.6% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, August 20, 2020 - Volume 769

How to Find Barcodes on Products

The person behind the SuperSense App for the Blind has written a blog post about finding bar codes:
https://www.supersense.app/post/how-to-find-barcodes-on-products
(18.8% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, August 13, 2020 - Volume 768

Never, Ever Pay Full Price for These Tech Items, According to The CheapSkate

This CNET podcast suggests that some items are on sale very often:
https://www.cnet.com/news/the-cheapskate-show-podcast-never-ever-pay-full-price-for-these-tech-items/
(11.5% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, August 6, 2020 - Volume 767

New Accessibility Features in iOS 14 That Everyone Can Take Advantage Of

We can expect this new iOS version in September, and this only covers accessibility improvements, not everything else:
https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/19-new-accessibility-features-ios-14-everyone-can-take-advantage-0323436/
(24.7% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 30, 2020 - Volume 766

Chrome 85 Will Export Tagged PDFs That Aid Accessibility

This could be a big boon for us!
https://9to5google.com/2020/07/29/chrome-tagged-pdf/
(13.2% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 23, 2020 - Volume 765

Keyboard Power

Read about one reader's keyboard and all the customization power it offers:
http://alexhall.blot.im/explaining-my-crazy-new-keyboard
(12.6% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 16, 2020 - Volume 764

5 Ways to Customize Alexa So You Love Your Amazon Echo More

People who haven't tried to customize their Echo device will benefit from this CNET post:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/5-ways-to-customize-alexa-so-you-love-your-amazon-echo-more/ar-BB16I8dF
(15.3% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 9, 2020 - Volume 763

What Is Compatibility Mode in Microsoft Office?

Have you ever wondered about this? Also, This is our first contribution from Dignited!
https://www.dignited.com/65011/compatibility-mode-microsoft-office/
(14.0% of all clicks received.)


Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 2, 2020 - Volume 762

Collection of SIRI Shortcuts

There are shortcuts here in many categories:
https://www.kylereddoch.me/my-siri-shortcuts
(14.2% of all clicks received.)


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