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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 347
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) Media Access Australia has provided a page both with general instructions about using Facebook and about overcoming its accessibility challenges.
http://www.mediaaccess.org.au/online-media/social-media/facebook

2) The April, 2012 issue of The Braille Monitor contains Advanced Technology for Producing Tactile Materials
http://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/bm/bm12/bm1204/bm120407.htm

3) Among recently released iOS-related podcasts, we have White & Yellow Pages: Now Offers Free Turn-By-Turn Voice GPS Navigation
http://www.applevis.com/podcasts/episodes/white-yellow-pages-now-offers-free-turn-turn-voice-gps-navigation
My Local TV: Easy Access to Local Television News from Stations Across the United States
http://www.applevis.com/podcasts/episodes/my-local-tv-easy-access-local-television-news-stations-across-united-states
List Recorder 2.3: Fixes, Changes and Improvements
http://www.applevis.com/podcasts/episodes/list-recorder-23-fixes-changes-and-improvements
Weather Alert USA: Comprehensive Weather Data and Alerts from the Official NOAA NWS Network
http://www.applevis.com/podcasts/episodes/weather-alert-usa-comprehensive-weather-data-and-alerts-official-noaa-nws-network

4) EASI produced a webinar, Overview of the Accessibility of Mainstream E-Readers. You can watch the presentations and view the slides.
http://easi.cc/archive/e-readers/resources.htm

5) The Chance to Meet Blio, Accessible E-Books for All will be the topic of Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 10 April at 00:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

6) Have you had any difficulties accessing online travel sites? AFB wants you to complete a survey.
http://www.afb.org/blog.aspx?BlogEntryID=265

7) This blog post is titled A Tale of Two OS Updates: iOS and Android, and the discussion might be of interest to those looking to choose one or the other of those two operating systems for their next phone.
http://www.applevis.com/blog/tale-two-os-updates-ios-and-android

8) The latest Tech Doctor podcast is "Virtually In Australia with the Piano-Man, Scott Erichsen"
http://www.dr-carter.com

9) This Cult of Mac post, very detailed and not the easiest to read, carries the ambitious title "Almost Every iOS Text Editor Compared"
http://www.cultofmac.com/158434/almost-every-ios-text-editor-compared/

10) The makers of Digit-Eyes for iOS devices continue to research ways to make those devices more useful for identifying objects. In this post they compare the KDC300 and Scanfob 2002 Bluetooth Laser Scanners for the iPhone.
http://www.digit-eyes.com/blog/?p=131

11) This is a link to information about an Assistive Technology Position Opening at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting/b8c3b075c8894bbeb6ee7665a30d4116/View

12) Led Zeppelin music sounnds quite different when the Dec-Talk synthesizer handles the vocals!
http://q-audio.net/i/1M8W

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