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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Volume 466
The Week's News in Access Technology

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We open this week with a couple of perhaps basic iPhone-related articles for those that might not yet know every single trick in the ibook:

1A) How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The Ultimate Guide:

1B) And 21 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do:

2) The BlueAnt S4 offers Fully hands-free iPhone activation with iOS 7:

3) SoundNinja is a new iOS game that a lot of people are enjoying. You may still be able to get a free copy using a promo code:

4) Here is a more comprehensive article on Google Apps accessibility than the one posted last time:

5) Starting on 2 September 2014 for the pilot program, and 1 January 2015 for those who don't get around to joining that program, US citizens with visual impairments can get a free iBill Talking Banknote Identifier:

6) The Library of Congress has released a report: The future of Braille: NLS Braille Summit Presentations and Outcomes. This report represents the proceedings of the June 2013 Braille Summit:

7) This blog post is entitled: "OK Google Voice Commands and Dictation":

8) Learn about "Marquez Products For Independent Living" on Tek Talk for GMT, 22 July at 00:00:

Here are three new posts to the LFLegal website:

9A) Health Insurance Accessibility:

9B) Information Access Legal Update:

9C) And Accessible Prescription Information Update:

10) Chris Hofstader is always an interesting read. In this post, he doesn't do what he claims he is going to do at all, but the article is interesting nonetheless:

11A) This AppleVis article is called: Getting VoiceOver Help on Your Mac:

11B) While this one is called: Getting Started with OS X Safari:

We have a bit of audio this week:

12A) The latest Tech Doctor podcast addresses Recovering From a Corrupted Backup:

12B) From BGZ, Rick Harmon encourages customers of US Bank to battle against US Bank's new website accessibility issues:

12C) And we learn about Windows Installation On Macbook Pro Via Bootcamp:

12D) Finally, Eyes on Success 1429 covers Considerations for Blind People Losing their Hearing. The address below also mentions changes to their podcast feed address:


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