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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 270
The Week's News in Access Technology

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1) The August, 2010 issue of Access World is now available, containing an article on technology policy, a guide to choosing notetakers and other portable devices, a review of the NLS digital book player, and more.

2) Chip Orange has written a two-part article for the Gw Micro Wiki on how to write a Window-Eyes script. Since this is a wiki, the articles are subject to revision and improvement by anybody in the community. Part one is here:
And the whole GW Micro Wiki is here:

3) Importing contacts into the Sense notetakers from a CSV file is a Gw Micro knowledgebase articdle that has been updated with examples of the process to follow to accomplish this.

4) There is finally a good and accessible hd radio available in the US, and you can hear about it on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday 17 August at 00:00.

5) A rapidly-growing community resource where people describe accessible apps for the iPhone, iTouch and IPad is AppleVis.

6) The b-t-r mailing list has been created for discussions about the Total Recorder program which allows for recording of streaming audio and Skype conversations. The list is on yahoogroups. To join send a blank message to

7) "Apple Accessibility: What Does It Mean?" is a presentation Robert Carter made at the recent ACB convention.

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