Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Volume 468
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
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1) Mastering the Macintosh with VoiceOver is a book available free on iBooks:
2) Presentations and slides from the recent Accessing Social Media Conference can be found here:
3) Here is a post titled, "10 Ways to Control Your iPhone with Your Apple Earbuds":
4) Master Chef Christine shares a video about how she runs her home office with her Apple products:
5) Glassbrick Screen Magnifier is free from Australia:
6) Classic Six Dragons is an accessible text game with a Sound Pack:
7) Learn about the Harbolt Company, selling useful products to the blind, on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 5 August at 00:00:
8) Here is an AppleVis Forum Topic: Productivity on the MacBook Pro:
9) A lot of people agree with the sentiments expressed in this article, "I'm Done with Braille Notetakers," but I (Editor, Dean Martineau) am not fully among them:
In this week's available audio:
10A) The sessions of the recent NVDACon are now available:
10B) This amazon Kindle Fire tutorial used to cost, but now it has gone free:
10C) The July FSCast from Freedom Scientific describes the new FS Website, previews Typeability 5, and demonstrates how to use place markers on the web:
10D) Episode 1431 of the Eyes on Success Radio Show is for Finding a Job:
From AppleVis Come:
10E) QCast: an Accessible Podcast Manager and Player for Mac OS X:
10F) Using Talking Windows Pre-installation Environment to Install Windows on a Mac from a USB Drive:
10A) Innovative Language 101 for iOS: Learn the Language of your Choice With These Lessons and Learning Tools:
10G) In a herculean act of service and dedication, Rick Harmon has obtained permission and then assembled virtually the entire collection of Blind Cool Tech podcasts from 2005-2012:
10H) Here's an Audioboo, The Perfect Sound Design in BlindSquare:
10I) And finally, Exploring Windows 8.1 - I'm At The Start Screen, now what? is the topic for the latest Cool Blind Tech podcast:
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