Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, December 6, 2012 - Volume 382
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
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1) Here is an article comparing iOS and Android from the author's perspective.
2) The ZoomReader App now supports the iPad Retina Display and the latest iPod. Watch a video about this here:
And get more information here:
3) Here are three links regarding WordPress accessibility:
WordPress Core Accessibility Updates:
Accessible WordPress Themes:
Accessibility with WordPress - Accessing Higher Ground 2012:
4) This article by Brian Hartgen is called "The advantages of owning an iPad."
5) This NFB AT blog post is called "Low vision and books (and a few other things) on the iPad Mini and the Nexus 7"
And this one discusses the "Nook App for iOS":
6) Here are some informative AppleVis "Guide" Posts:
Learn How To Visualise iOS Apps:
Obtaining the iTunes Store link to an App:
The all new iTunes 11 and using it with VoiceOver.
How to Access AutoCorrect Suggestions in iOS When Using a Bluetooth Keyboard:
7) iTunes Version 11 is out, and From Cult of Mac comes the article "The Ultimate List Of iTunes 11 Tips, Tricks And Changes"
8) Some of the latest Applevis podcasts include:
Stem Stumper: An Accessible Puzzle Game for iOS:
MacBook Air: Unboxing and Initial Setup with VoiceOver Assistance:
Westminster Chimes: Turn your iOS Device into a Chiming Clock
Get Hooked on Books with Nook for iOS
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