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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, November 1, 2012 - Volume 377
The Week's News in Access Technology

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1) Tek Talk offers the first of its annual two-part series it calls Stocking Stuffers, with organizations coming to speak of various lower-tech, lower-cost holiday gift items.

2) The Cisco Academy for the Vision Impaired [CAVI] will be offering a new Computer 101 course next term. It will cover computer fundamentals ranging from how to set up and use your screen reader efficiently to how to surf the internet safely. The course will be offered in both Windows and Mac versions. If you're interested in the course or have any questions, please send an email to:

Specify Mac or Windows version. Deadline for enrollment is January 7th. To read about the course, go to:

3) Freedom Scientific announces the release of Magic Version 12, with customizable speech verbosity, new mouse, cursor, and color schemes, Navigation Quick Keys for web navigation, and more.

4) GW Micro has produced a number of knowledge base articles instructing how to use the new features in Version 8 Beta: Using Window-Eyes in Safe Mode:

Can I use Window-Eyes on my Mac?

Using Windows 8 with Window-Eyes:

Window-Eyes and Blackboard:

5) JAWS Scripts For TeamTalk: 4.1 through 4.4 have been released:

6) The Hadley school has released a new business module, "Selling on Ebay":

7) All manner of podcast this week:

iBlindTech Democast Episode 28 - Pages Intro and episode 27: Ariadne GPS:

That Android Show Episode 12: This One Matches My Outfit

A review and walkthrough of the U-verse Easy Remote App:


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