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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 25, 2012 - Volume 376
The Week's News in Access Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication

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1) The big release of Windows 8 is this week, and Main Menu will be covering it in its usual time slots, GMT Friday at 01:00 and repeating much of the next 24 hours.

2) Window-Eyes Version 8 is now in public beta, featuring access to safe mode, improved web browsing, access to OpenOffice, and more.

3. On that topic, the article "Java and OpenOffice Accessibility" has been posted to the GW Micro knowledge base.

4) JAWS version 14 is now official, with more powerful ability to customize display of web pages, additional responsive voices, and better support for Outlook.

5) Learn about the Read Easy Move, the portable reading machine GW Micro is importing from the UK, on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 30 October at 00:00.

6) Apps4Android announces the release of a beta version of its "no-cost-to-the-user" accessible Voter Information Guide:

7) Here are the latest Apple-related podcasts:

Three Quirky and Fun Apps for Generating Music on your iOS Device:

Using the VIP Mailbox in iOS 6:

MaxEmail Fax: Send and Receive Faxes on your iPhone:

AudioBoo: Record and Share your Voice With the World from your iOS Device:

8) Read a pro-NVDA comparison between JAWS 14 and NVDA:


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