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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, February 20, 2020 - Volume 743

The Week's News in Access Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication

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1) About NVDA 2019.3.1

In Process gives updates on the new version, and about the security of open source software:

2) New Features in NVDA

Web Friendly Help runs through what's new in version 2019.3.1:

3) Updated Guide to Accessibility of iOS 13 on Eyes on Success

Episode 2008 features an interview with Shelly Brisbin about her greatly enhanced book:

4) Interviews from ATIA

Blind Bargains has nine interviews so far recorded with vendors at the ATIA conference:

5) Ringtones on Mosen at Large

Among other content, Episode 22 of Mosen at Large offers instruction on transferring ringtones to an iPhone without iTunes:

6) Commentary Screen Reader and More on Antad

Episode 23 gives the latest Android news, some favorite apps and the Commentary screen reader.

7) BARD App Update

Version 1.3 brings new features such as series and magazine subscriptions, Braille auto-scrolling, simultaneous downloads, and a lot more:

8) What's New in iOS 13: A Guide for Blind Users

This latest book by Anna Dresner is available in various media from National Braille Press for $18-25:

9) ) iOS 13 Battery Drain: 15+ Tips to Make Your Battery Last Longer

Courtesy of Mac Rumors

10) MRTP #189

Topics from Episode 189 of the venerable Maccessibility Round Table Podcast include Voice Dream Reader, Ferrite, Envision AI and their new glasses, and more:

11) WordPress Web Design with JAWS for Windows Textbook

Access Technology Institute offers this $95 textbook:

12) Playback Magazine Archive

Playback was an amazine cassette magazine produced monthly from 1979 to 2007. This downloadable and listenable 385-hour collection lets you hear lots of influential voices from the blind audio and tech world of the time, and lets you follow the evolution of all the technologies involved:

13) Canute on Tek Talk

Another chance to hear about the new multi-line Braille device comes on GMT 25 February 2020 at 01:00:


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