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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, November 7, 2019 - Volume 730

The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) Android. A Positive Experience. Day Seven

Brian Hartgen continues to enjoy Android. The Blog and Twitter feed contain information about how he has solved and continues to solve difficulties he encounters:
http://www.hartgen-home.org/node/168

2) MuseScore Accessibility Improvements in 3.3

With MuseScore 3.3, blind users are able to read, edit, and create scores, with access to almost all program features. Read about it all here:
https://musescore.org/en/3.3

3) Review: Google Maps Detailed Voice Guidance

This review of the new Google Maps Accessibility feature comes from a publication we've never cited before: OE Patients:
https://ophthalmicedge.org/patient/review-google-maps-detailed-voice-guidance/

4) JAWS 2020

This update smoothly passed through the Beta cycle and was released last week. It features improved Convenient OCR, a more versatile JAWS cursor, and more:
http://support.freedomscientific.com/Downloads/JAWS/JAWSWhatsNew#Enhancements

5) AppleVis Unlimited: What's New and Noteworthy for October 2019

Given that the 1st of November fell on a Friday, this is a little late this month, but it's here every month like clockwork!
https://www.applevis.com/blog/applevis-unlimited-whats-new-and-noteworthy-october-2019

6) GTT Program Blog and Resources

This Blog from the Canadian Council of the Blind contains some short informative tech-related posts:
https://gttprogram.blog/

7) The Google Home Experience

This new podcast covers lots of ground regarding Google Home. Many of the episodes are linked here:
https://audioboom.com/posts/7413020-episode-6-setting-and-working-with-alarms

8) Initial Setup of the Nokia 9 Pureview

Here is information about setup and accessibility of another Android phone:
https://techesoterica.com/?p=1170

9) JAWS Scripts For TeamSpeak 3.3.0

These scripts have been updated to JAWS 2020:
https://www.dlee.org/teamspeak/

10) UnboxCast #42

The iACast team unboxes and discusses the stainless steel Series 5 Apple Watch:
https://iaccessibility.net/unboxcast-42-apple-watch-series-5/

11) Music Producer Technology and More on Eyes on Success

Episode 1945 discusses technology and techniques for music production:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

12) Accessible Content in OneDrive and SharePoint Microsoft Webinar

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