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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Volume 480
The Week's News in Access 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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