Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 297
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
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1) RoboBraille is a free service that lets you turn documents from many file formats, including scanned pdf, into contracted braille or mp3 files. the service has added a web interface that is much easier to use, and continues to add more languages. French and Spanish are said to be coming within a few months.
2) The lead article in Windows Secrets for Febreuary 17, 2011 is A complete guide to Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts. The article starts out basic but advanced information follows.
3) The Gizmo team tells us about The Best Free Microsoft Downloads.
4) the popular 250+ Places for Free Books Online list has been updated by the Gizmo editor.
5) And this Gizmo post is called Stolen WiFi: How To Check and What To Do If Your WiFi Is Being Pilfered
6) CDESK is a suite of programs designed to make the computer easy to use. CDesk’s eight included applications are Word Processing, Contacts list/address book, Internet Browsing (with webpage magnification and screen reading), Universal Email client, Document Scanning/Reading
with Voice Read-back using your existing scanner, Skype Audio/Video Integration, Appointment/Task Calendar, NLS/BARD books downloads, Internet Radio and Game Arcade. Learn about the package on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday 1 March at 01:00.
7) Nuance has released version 5.20 of Talks for Symbian phones. This version supports OVI maps and some newer phones.
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