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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 317
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) Tek Talk carried a discussion of the forthcoming Orion 18, the Android-based Braille tablet being developed by LevelStar in partnership with APH. Of course, the whole program is part of the Tek Talk archives, but in addition, the LevelStar team has created a 50'minute edited version which you can hear here:
http://www.levelstar.com/images/stories/audio/tt07-25-11Orion.mp3

2) Are You a Human is a start-up company seeking to replace inaccessible CAPTCHA's with games which would be accessible, and also seeking to create audio games for the visually impaired. they are looking for testers. If interested, write to
reid@areyouahuman.com

3) Geoff Adams-Spink has written a blog entry on his experience with the Lion operating system as a person who uses magnification.
http://www.adams-spink.com/Lion_Taming_for_VIPs

4) The NFB has decided to make the recordings of its employment Seminar at the summer convention freely available.
http://www.nfb.org/nfb/Employment_and_Rehabilitation.asp?SnID=1917931752

5) GW Micro announces a new window-Eyes app, Sonar Enhance. It improves access for Cakewalk Sonar X1 (producer, studio, and home). It is in its early stages, so they're looking for feedback.
http://www.gwmicro.com/apps/sonar_enhance

6) Serotalk Podcast 75 keeps us up to date on adaptive tech and tech news.
http://serotalk.com/2011/08/30/serotalk-podcast-75-your-other-left/

7) Here is the latest from the Gizmo site: How to use the Windows 7 Magnifier to Make the Computer Screen Easier to See
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-use-windows-7-magnifier-make-computer-screen-easier-see.htm
Best Free Disk De-fragmenter
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-disk-de-fragmenter.htm
Best Free Drive Imaging Program
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-drive-imaging-program.htm
Simple Encryption App Lets You Send Confidential Data By Email
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/simple-encryption-app-lets-you-send-confidential-data-email.htm
Read All Of Someone's Postings With the Facebook Time Machine
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/read-all-someones-postings-facebook-time-machine.htm
Get 247 Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcuts In One Place
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/get-247-microsoft-word-keyboard-shortcuts-one-place.htm
Best Free Windows Explorer Add-ons
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-windows-explorer-addons.htm
How to Make Your Computer Screen Easier to See
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-make-your-computer-screen-easier-see.htm

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