Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, January 17, 2013 - Volume 388
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
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1) The January 2013 issue of AccessWorld has information about the future of Braille, a book review, a review of a forthcoming talking email app, and more.
2) BlindTunes Version 4, JAWS scripts for iTunes Version 11, is now available for around $6 to enhance the usability of iTunes.
The author also has low-priced accessibility solutions for Rhapsody:
And for Spotify:
3) Learn about courses and opportunities available through CAVI on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 22 January at 01:00.
4) J-Say version 11, working with Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional 12 and JFW 14, is now available.
Learn about J-Say in general via the Eyes on Success podcast at:
5) Find out which software and hardware earned the 2012 Golden Apples from AppleVis.
6) Getting Started, iPads for Special Needs is a 338-page book, available for purchase in print, free online reading, or $9.95 purchase through Kindle, iBooks and Nook.
7) This article is entitled "4 Ways to Make Your WordPress Site More Accessible"
8.) Here is a direct link to a YouTube video on using the free Amis DAISY player to read. One learns that Amis is pronounced like the French word for "friends."
9) Working to improve accessibility for radio amateurs with disabilities, Active Elements is a new website publishing accessibility evaluations of amateur radio equipment, spoken word manuals and audio demonstrations.
10) In podcasts this week:
A podcast and transcript is available from Web Axe, Responsive Design and Accessibility:
The Maccessibility Round Table Podcast #28 bears the title, The Case of the iPad Mini and Other Mysteries:
There is a new Tech Doctor podcast called "Android Accessibility Part One":
And four from AppleVis:
SilverDollar: Engage in Some Western Fun With this Audio Game for the Mac:
ChangeReaction: A Classic Audio Puzzle Game Comes to the Mac:
TapTapSee: An iOS App to Help the Blind Identify Objects they Encounter in Their Daily Lives:
AppleVis SiriusXM Internet Radio on your iOS Device:
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