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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 248
The Week's News in Access Technology

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1) Here's a Fred's Head post consisting of several resources related to the title "The Sky's Not the Limit: Astronomy for the Blind and Visually Impaired"

2) The NFB Access Technology Blog has updated its article on the newly-released Mobile Speak version 4.

3) Access4 Us offers two reviews of talking clocks: Jensen SmartTalk AM/FM Dual Alarm Clock Radio
and the iTalk Voice Activated Alarm Clock

4) The latest FSCast from Freedom Scientific features an interview regarding jTools and jTunes, and a demonstration of how to set up an iTunes account using JAWS.

5) The March, 2010 issue of AccessWorld contains articles about social networking, about the ScripTalk audio prescription labeling system, reviews of two digital book readers, and more.

6) Tek Talk for GMT Tuesday 9March will feature demonstrations of useful utilities like CCleaner.

7) There will be a KNFB Reader Hints and Tricks discussion on Friday, 5 March at 02:00 GMT. You can either call in at your expense by phoning (218) 339-3600. The access code is 329906#. Or you can Skype to the organizer, Michael Hingson at mhingson.

8) Serotek Tech chat 53 on GMT Friday, 5 March at 02:00 will discuss Setting Up a New Computer

9) Serotek Podcast 36 contains some tech news, comments on Software That Works Great With System Access and demonstrated the Entombed game we mentioned last time.

10) This Windows Secrets article is called windows Shortcuts can Boost Your Efficiency.

11) And this one is called Freeware Outdoes Windows Built-in System Tools.

12) Gizmo brings us 100 Incredible Video Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists.

13) Users of the iPhone Dragon Dictation app will appreciate this listing of commands that the app shares with the pc-based program.

14) Nuance has released a free pdf reader which allows you to convert pdf documents to Word, .txt. .xls or RTF format online, to complete forms and all this in a smaller and, they say, more secure package than Adobe Reader.

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