Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 218
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
Distributed by Flying Blind, LLC
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1) Sarah Alawami is doing a series of podcasts on Klango a media player and multi-purpose worldwide computer network.
2) Everything you've ever wanted to know about accessible cell phones is fair game for the training and discussion on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 28 July at 00:00. See you there!
3) As Humanware and Code Factory prepare for the launch of the screen reader that will work on the newest Blackberry phones, you can enter to win one of those phones with its new Orator screen reader installed if you do it by the end of July.
4) It's worth noting that the Internet Tourbus newsletter is fourteen years old this month. It still puts out useful and clear information. All the archives as well as the current issue are on the web, and you can subscribe to receive e-mail.
5) Kathy Ann Murtha offers a $100 4-hour seminar on Outlook 2007, and the students also receive a copy of her Outlook textbook. The seminar takes place on Saturday 25 July at 20:00 GMT.
6) This Fred's Head article, entitled Coping With Low Vision may provide some useful information.
7) This one is called Recharge Any Battery
8) Fred's Head tells us about Nutritional Toolbox, a site where you can get all sorts of useful nutritional information about over 40,000 food items.
9) Movie fans will appreciate the links in this post for finding movie trailers and movie soundtrack information on the web.
10) In Serotek Podcast 19, the gang discusses the Brain Port, a promising system that allows blind and deaf-blind people to gain useful visual information through the tongue, and review five products.
11) In SeroTalk Tech chat 25 4 Users of the BookSense Give Us Their 2 Cents
12) Now that the Book Sense is out, Gw Micro is adding many articles to its knowledge base concerning it. The one of most interest to most people will be Quick Start Guide for the Book Sense
13) The South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind is seeking a technology teacher for the blind.
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