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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, December 27, 2012 - Volume 385
The Week's News in Access Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication

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1) The flurry of technology retrospective programs for 2012 is beginning. Both Viewpoints and Serotalk will be giving us one, and Main Menu's two-hour special of the year in review will air on GMT Saturday, 29 December at 01:00.

2) The people behind RS Games, the free cross-platform client for audio games that work on PC, Mac and Linux, have released two new games, Farkle and Rummy.

3) Brian Hartgen has created "A Guide for Configuring Outlook with JAWS":

4) This Apple Accessibility page is said to be new, and provides a thorough collection of resources.

5) This CNet article is called "Windows 8: What you need to know about the new OS":

6) CNet also brings us "Three reasons a Windows 8 Laptop Leads, MacBook Lags":

7) Upgrades to two DAISY book creation tools have been announced: Tobi V. 2.0 and DAISY Pipeline 2 V. 1.4.

8) In podcasts:

Episode 13 of That Android Show is a comprehensive look at the Nexus 7, and includes a mini-tutorial on android navigation among other features.

Episode 13 of Triple Click Home is ready.

Episode 11 of @AccessTalk covers Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface, the Nexus 4, thoughts on the Trekker Breeze, and more:

And from AppleVis:

Get Hooked on Books with Nook for iOS:

Sweeten up your virtual life with Cupcakes!

Create and Share Tasty Virtual Popcorn Treats on Your iDevice, with More Popcorn!

New Podcast: AIRS-LA: A Streaming Audio Service for the Print-Impaired:


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