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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 26, 2012 - Volume 363
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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1) The latest Mac operating system, Mountain Lion, was released this week, and David Woodbridge has produced a series of podcasts about it.
http://www.applevis.com/podcasts/tags/mac-os-x

Mountain Lion will also be the topic for Main Menu, airing first at 01:00 GMT on Saturday, 28 July and repeating throughout the day.
http://www.acbradio.org/mainstream

2) Talk about the Fleksy iPhone App remains plentiful. The creators were interviewed on Blind Access Journal.
http://blindaccessjournal.com/2012/07/write-it-fast-type-easily-with-fleksy-for-ios/

And Fleksy is featured among other topics on Program #121 of Talking vision from Australia.
http://www.visionaustralia.org/talkingvision/

3) The National Federation of the Blind held a "Train the Trainers" event in May. A 14 MB ZIP file of handouts is available on this site:
http://nfb.org/training-the-trainers

4) There are several technology-related presentations here:

Audio from the 2012 NFB National Convention is now available at:
http://www.nfb.org/national-convention-highlights

5) "Jelly Bean Accessibility Explained: Touch Exploration Augmented By Gestures" is the 24 July post to the Eyes-Free Android blog:
http://eyes-free.blogspot.com/2012/07/jelly-bean-accessibility-explainedtouch.html

6) Accessing Windows Live Mail with Window-Eyes will be a free online webinar to take place Wednesday, 8 August at 18:00 GMT. Archives will be available.
http://www.gwmicro.com/meeting

7) As Windows 8's October release approaches, this blog post, "Using your feedback to make Narrator work better with touch." begins to take on importance.
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/07/18/using-your-feedback-to-make-narrator-work-better-with-touch.aspx

8) The SeroTalk site contains material on windows 8 Accessibility from the recent conventions as well as interview packages from those conventions.
http://serotalk.com/

9) Exact Contact, a free online contact management system with an emphasis on accessibility, is free for consumer use.
https://www.exactcontact.net/

10) EASI will offer a free webinar, The DIAGRAM Center: Making Digital Images Accessible, on Wednesday, 8 August at 18:00 GMT.
http://easi.cc/clinic.htm#august

11) Learn a perspective on the future of assistive and information technology, universal design and more on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday 31 August at 01:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

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