Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 27, 2012 - Volume 372
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
A Flying Blind, LLC Publication
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1) Learn about the new web access support in the Dolphin line of screen readers on Tek Talk, on GMT Tuesday, 2 October at 00:00
2) This blog post describes and links to an iTunes link for the eBook version of the iOS6 manual, readable only on an i-device.
And this direct download link takes you to a PDF of the iPhone 5 manual.
3) There are now 31 sessions in the free Window-Eyes Scripting Class archive.
4) Glooko is an iOS app that allows you to log readings from your glucose monitor. This blog post is entitled "Managing Diabetes With Your iPhone: Glooko Now Supports 17 Different Glucose Meters":
5) CAVI is gauging interest in a "Computer 101" course, with versions for either Mac or Windows. The course would cover computer basics, from "What is a screen reader?" to "Here's how to surf the internet and use Facebook." History indicates that the course might cost around $150.00 USD.If you or someone you know would be interested in the course, email:
6) The Freedom Scientific Training Department has listed a number of free and paid webinars for the rest of 2012. See the list of free ones at:
And the paid courses, which tend to cost around $30
7) Here is a list, with some descriptions, of a multitude of paid online file backup and file sharing services.
8) This Lifehacker post is entitled, "Top 10 Secret Features of iOS 6"
9) The Braille Plus from American Printing House is actually available!
10) Here is the RNIB's Learning Braille page:
11) This site calls itself "The definitive guide to Apple's iOS 6 software features for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad"
12) Here is a rundown of recent podcasts:
AmazonBasics Bluetooth Keyboard: Unboxing, Demonstration and Review
Friday Podcast: Bridging Apps (Cristen Reat & Sami Rahman), JAWS 14, Don Johnston Tutorials, iOS 6 Accessibility
How to use the iOS 6 CallBack Feature with VoiceOver
Reviewing the Gameplay and Accessibility of iOS Games from Storm8
AppleVis Extra No. 3: Conference Call Discussion of iOS 6
Using the Braile Sense notetakers with iOS 6
Episode 10 of Triple Click Home
Triple Click Home. Braille Displays, Flying Blind, and more from Viewpoints:
13) And from HowToGeek:
What Are the Sys Rq, Scroll Lock, and Pause/Break Keys on My Keyboard?
Should I Leave My Laptop Plugged In All The Time?
How To Easily Back Up Your Gmail and Perform Scheduled Backups With GMVault
14) Special Google Searches That Show Instant Answers
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