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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 345
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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1) Read what Michael Doise, author of the i-Accessibility Blog, says about the new iPad.
http://iaccessibility.net/2012/03/16/the-new-ipad/

2) There is a new Tech Doctor podcast called "Talking Tech with Amy Ruell"
http://www.dr-carter.com/?p=101

3) Here is an overview of the new Narrator to be found in Windows 8.
http://tink.co.uk/2012/03/windows-8-narrator-overview/

4) Read this installment of Alex's blog for some thoughts on how the Windows 8 Narrator works with Firefox.
http://asurkov.blogspot.com/2012/03/windows-8-narrator-on-web.html

5) This AppleVis blog post and accompanying discussion make for good reading on the topic: iOS or Android for the Visually Impaired: Nine Reasons That Count.
http://www.applevis.com/blog/ios-or-android-visually-impaired-nine-reasons-count

6) A T Guys has released a free iOS app for BlindBargains. An Android app is also out.
http://blindbargains.com/bargains.php?m=6643

7) From HowToGeeks, we learn "What You Can Find in an Email Header?"
http://www.howtogeek.com/108205/htg-explains-what-can-you-find-in-an-email-header/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=180312&utm_content=emailsidebar
And we have a link to a series, "The Best Articles for Backing Up and Syncing Your Data".
http://www.howtogeek.com/108679/the-best-articles-for-backing-up-and-syncing-your-data/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=180312

8) HIMS, Inc. Is talking about their new notetaker and Braille display on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 27 March at 00:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

9) Adjusting the settings of Window-Eyes for the login screen and replying to all when using Outlook with Window-Eyes are the latest additions to the "How Do I Do That?" video tutorial series.
http://www.gwmicro.com/Training/Tutorials/
Sign up for the Tutorial podcast to receive these tutorials automatically at:
http://www.gwmicro.com/Audio_Video_Archive/Podcast/

10) Audacity is a free, open-source, multi-track audio editor. A free guide to using it with JAWS, also useful with other screen readers, is available.
http://vip.chowo.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/jaws/Audacity-2.0-Guide.html

11) Episode 1210 of Viewpoints is a side-by-side comparison of the PC and Mac.
http://www.ViewPointsPlus.net

12) "Podcast 5: New iPads, Windows 8 and Talking TVs" comes to us from AccessTalk.
http://accesstalk.co.uk/2012/03/podcast-5-new-ipads-windows-8-and-talking-tvs/

13) Here are some recent articles from the Gizmo site:
Best Sites for Windows Tips, Tricks and Tweaking.
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best_tips_and_tricks.htm
Audacity 2.0 Released
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/audacity-20-released.htm
Copy Files for Reading and Playing on your iPad or iPhone
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/copy-files-reading-and-playing-your-ipad-or-iphone.htm
Shortcuts for Faster and Easier Use of Windows Media Player in Windows 7
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/shortcuts-faster-and-easier-use-windows-media-player-windows-7.htm

14) The March 15, 2012 post to the NFB Access Technology Blog was a thorough review of the alluring new reading app QRead.
http://q-continuum.net/qread/

15) This AppleVis podcast is entitled "Voice To Apps: Bringing Voice Recognition to Messaging, Email, Facebook Twitter and More"
http://www.applevis.com/podcasts/episodes/voice-apps-bringing-voice-recognition-messaging-email-facebook-twitter-and-more

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