Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 245
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
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1) In case you or a friend contracts the dangerous Internet Security 2010 Worm, instructions on this page can help you clean the system:
2) Bookshare will hold a webinar entitled All about Bookshare for Canadian College and University Students on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 19:00 GMT,
And Wednesday Feb. 17 at 00:00 GMT.
3) Version 2.80 of the Winamp scripts for Window-Eyes have been released and they can be downloaded from
4) In the January, 2010 FSCast, Jonathan Mosen speaks with Karen Petrou, Chief Executive Officer of Federal Financial Analytics in Washington DC about her work, and her use of Freedom Scientific technology, and to Vicky Cardona and Rusty Kelly of Freedom Scientific's Test Department about their crucial role in the release of new hardware and software.
5) This Fred's Head post discusses several sources for online poetry and related resources.
6) This one is a basic Blind and Visually Impaired mobile phone buyer's guide
7) This one gives you a couple ways to Find Free Wi-Fi
8) Serotek Tech Chat 50, taking place on GMT Friday 12 February at 02:00 will discuss Online Backup solutions and Unattended Windows Installations
9) Here are the results of a survey of over a hundred Web sites for gamers with special challenges…
10) Listen as the BlindBargains team gives their summary of the ups and downs of the recent ATIA conference.
11) Dave Williams from Dolphin Systems will discuss that company's activities and particularly their Easy Reader.
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