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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 5, 2019 - Volume 721

The Week's News in Access Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication

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1) August on AppleVis

Here's the monthly news from AppleVis:

2) New MacCessibility Podcast

MRTP 180 begins to get us ready for Apple's hardware announcement and operating system:

3) New Narrator Guide

Here's the latest in Narrator development:

4) Picture Smart

You can get information about pictures from JAWS and Fusion, but there is not much information about the feature. Brian Hartgen attempts to rectify this problem:

5) OnePlus 7 Pro Final Review After 45 Days

This blind user reviews this new Android phone:

6) Blind Bargains Qast #189

Back to normal, with the latest news, and an Aira interview:

7) Mosen At Large Podcast

Jonathan Mosen will return to podcasting, and technology will doubtless be one of the topics:

8) Google Accessibility Support Adds Hours and Languages:

You can now contact Google Accessibility Support in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Brazilian Portugese:

9) Editorial: Why iPhone Drives the Future of Mobile Silicon and Google's Pixel Doesn't:

Here is a controversial Apple Insider editorial!

10) Tek Talk: What's New in BARD Express

Tek Talk welcomes Don Olson, NLS. Topic: The newest features of BARD Express and what we can expect in the future on September 9, 2019 at 1:00 GMT:

11) Beyond the Basics: Building an Accessible Kiosk

The Paciello Group is excited to present a webinar on September 12, 2019 at 12 PM ET titled Beyond the Basics - Building an Accessible Kiosk. Register here:

12) Job Opening: Digital Accessibility Coordinator

Ohio State's College of Arts and Sciences seeks a Digital Accessibility Coordinator to join their team.


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