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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, January 3, 2019 - Volume 690

The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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1) NLS on Eyes on Success

Hear about the present and future of the National Library Service for the Blind on the first Eyes on Success for 2019, Episode 1901:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

2) Android on Tek Talk

Navigation on Android, comparison between Android and iOS will be the theme of Tek Talk for GMT Tuesday, 8 January 2019 at 01:00:
https://zoom.us/j/839935813

3) Holiday Coupon for All Audio Tutorials and Apple Slices!

You can get a 40% reduction in the price of iOS and Mac training packages from this company:
http://macfortheblind.com/?p=3341

4) Using Your iPhone Without a Touchscreen

Learn about the Rivo 2, the $299 add-on that lets you use your smart phone without a touch screen, on Audio Pizza:
http://audio.pizza/ap122/

5) 9 Google Tricks For Better Search Results

Gizmodo Australia brings us this list of search tips:
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2018/12/8-google-tricks-hacks-tips-for-better-search-results/

6) When Readers Are Good

This article from the December 2018 Braille Monitor counters the notion that reading using technology is desirable under all circumstances:
https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/bm/bm18/bm1811/bm181114.htm

7) User Experience and Accessibility of Gutenberg (The WordPress 5.0 Block Editor)

This is information from a talk in Edinburgh in November 2018:
https://www.abrightclearweb.com/user-experience-accessibility-gutenberg-wordpress-block-editor/?utm_campaign=the-user-experience-and-accessibility-of-gutenberg-the-wordpress-50-block-editor&utm_medium=social_link&utm_source=missinglettr

8) That Blind Tech Show

This is Episode #25, covering a lot of ground:
http://blindabilities.com/?p=4269

9) Alexa for PCs

Users in The US, UK and Germany can run Alexa on their Windows 10 PC:
https://www.amazon.com/b?node=17549366011

10) This Year In A.T. 2018 - Blind Bargains

Blind Bargains Qast #170 is the annual year-end retrospective:
https://blindbargains.com/bargains.php?m=19835

11) Blind Post Classifieds

The January Blind Post Classified News submission deadline is January 7, 2019. Visit:
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