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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 26, 2012 - Volume 363
The Week's News in Access Technology

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1) The latest Mac operating system, Mountain Lion, was released this week, and David Woodbridge has produced a series of podcasts about it.

Mountain Lion will also be the topic for Main Menu, airing first at 01:00 GMT on Saturday, 28 July and repeating throughout the day.

2) Talk about the Fleksy iPhone App remains plentiful. The creators were interviewed on Blind Access Journal.

And Fleksy is featured among other topics on Program #121 of Talking vision from Australia.

3) The National Federation of the Blind held a "Train the Trainers" event in May. A 14 MB ZIP file of handouts is available on this site:

4) There are several technology-related presentations here:

Audio from the 2012 NFB National Convention is now available at:

5) "Jelly Bean Accessibility Explained: Touch Exploration Augmented By Gestures" is the 24 July post to the Eyes-Free Android blog:

6) Accessing Windows Live Mail with Window-Eyes will be a free online webinar to take place Wednesday, 8 August at 18:00 GMT. Archives will be available.

7) As Windows 8's October release approaches, this blog post, "Using your feedback to make Narrator work better with touch." begins to take on importance.

8) The SeroTalk site contains material on windows 8 Accessibility from the recent conventions as well as interview packages from those conventions.

9) Exact Contact, a free online contact management system with an emphasis on accessibility, is free for consumer use.

10) EASI will offer a free webinar, The DIAGRAM Center: Making Digital Images Accessible, on Wednesday, 8 August at 18:00 GMT.

11) Learn a perspective on the future of assistive and information technology, universal design and more on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday 31 August at 01:00:


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