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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 288
The Week's News in Access Technology

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There will be an issue of Tidbits next week if there is news to share.

1) Jamal Mazrui has released version 3 of his JAWS scripts for the Thunderbird e-mail client.

2) NFB Newsline now allows users to download DAISY files of their favorite publications, which are converted to audio using the same settings you use when you listen on the phone. These files can then be played in the NLS digital player. The program used is called the DTB Downloader.

3) Gw Micro will offer a new webinar in 2011, called the Gw Insider. The first one will take place on Thursday, 19 January at 19:00 GMT, and they will be archived for later download or listening. These programs will focus on people who have overcome severe challenges related to employment, disability, and other issues.

4) Version 2.0 of the Trekker Breeze from Humanware is now available. It features the ability to input an address to create a route, to more easily track back once you have followed a route, the ability to receive custom GPS information from a pc, and other enhancements.

5) SeroTalk Podcast 57 brings us the Latest adaptive technology News for December 20, 2010,and they cover a wide range of topics; there's something of interest to pretty much everybody on this one.

6) The tips editor at Gizmo tells about Important and Useful Windows Applications You Didnít Know You Already Had

7) RS Games Yahtzee is now ready for all to play.

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