Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Volume 480
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
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1) Let's begin with a series on the new Mac operating system, Yosemite. Read about "17 Things You Can Do in OS X Yosemite That You Couldn't Do in Mavericks"
2) BlindPodcaster tells us about "OS X Yosemite for the Low Vision User"
3) iMore brings us "OS X Yosemite in 6 minutes: Everything You Need to Know"
4) From MacWorld comes "OK, Mac: Using Automator's Dictation Commands, New in Yosemite":
5) Finally on this topic, we learn from 9to5Mac "Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use Handoff":
6) It's back to iMore to learn "How to use Camera for iPhone and iPad: The Ultimate Guide":
7) Here is a compendium of "6 iPhone Apps That Use TouchID to Make Your Life Easier":
8) You can take part in a 30-minute webinar about Bookshare's new site:
9) Learn about the new features in NVDA for use in Microsoft Office, and get a preview of using NVDA with Windows 10, on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 28 October at 00:00:
10) Here is an in-depth article about the Disk Cleanup utility found in Windows 7 and 8:
11) Learn about iCloud Drive for Windows from PcWorld:
12) Not sure this will help much with accessibility in the desired transition, but we see that "Google publishes guide to help iPhone users switch to Android":
And below we include a few of the week's podcasts before we hit the deadline:
13A) Since we were touting Android, here's "That Android Show, Podcast 33":
13B) And there's SeroTalk podcast 215:
From AppleVis come:
13C) New in OS X Yosemite: Easily Navigate Web Content with the Arrow Keys:
13D) New In OS X Yosemite: Making And Receiving Phone Calls On Your Mac
13E) Perform OCR Directly From Your Photos Or Camera App Using Prizmo On iOS 8
13F) And Quick Tip: Setting Up Your iPhone For Use With Apple Pay:
13G) And this Eyes on Success podcast is the companion show of the last one: #1443, Partner of One Losing Vision Early in the Relationship:
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