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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 261
The Week's News in Access Technology

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1) You can download Freedom SScientific FSCast #42, where you can learn about dual monitor support in MAGic and about the Dropbox site for backing up and syncing files.

2) From the Access India list comes news of a podcast on proofreading.

3) Rigen Technology offers a 32-hour Office Skills class and a 14-hour Web Development course.

4) Gizmo brings us news of a free utility to create bootable USB drives which is supposed to work in Windows as well as Linux.

5) The Gizmo team has also updated their choices for Best Free Audio / Video Format Conversion Program

6) The 3 June, 2010 issue of windows Secrets leads off with Five small and essential apps to armor your PC$P20d/332c33h/?

7) The Cisco Academy for the Visually Impaired is offering three $500 classes to start in July; classes are self-paced and discounts and scholarships are said to be available ITE1 is an introduction to PC repair including: Hardware, installing and maintaining an operating system, Troubleshooting, portable devices, and customer service. Discovery 1 is focused on home and small business networking. It is the first of four courses that prepare students to take the CCNA certification. Exploration is a more in depth look at networking, both theoretical and practical for those students who wish to really get their hands into building and designing networks. More information can be had by e-mail at or at the newly-designed website:

8) SeroTalk Podcast #43 discusses all the news about the upcoming iPhone release with its new accessibility features and lots of other news.

9) For a long time, the Jawslite mailing list was a good source for getting help and sharing information about JAWS. The original list is no more, but a new one has been formed. To join, write to:

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