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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 4, 2012 - Volume 373
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) You'll get the joy of listening to yours truly discussing and demonstrating iOS6 and talking about the iPhone 5 on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 9 October at 00:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

2) This Macworld article is entitled "My Day with Siri."
http://www.macworld.com/article/2010277/my-day-with-siri.html

3) This Ars Technica article is called "Apple giveth and Apple taketh Away: Features Users Miss in iOS 6":
http://arstechnica.com/apple/2012/10/apple-giveth-and-apple-taketh-away-features-users-miss-in-ios-6/

4) From Utah State University comes "Web accessibility tips for a less-techy audience":
http://www.cpdusu.org/blog/2012/09/web-accessibility-tips-for-a-less-techy-audience/#.UFuABRhVK50.twitter

5) This comprehensive story, from iMore.com, bears the title "Notification Center: The Ultimate Guide"
http://m.imore.com/notification-center-ultimate-guide

6) Now, for podcasts:

One current and one upcoming episode of Viewpoints both deal with social networking. The 3 October installment is "Why Use Social Media"
http://ViewPointsPlus.net/vp_1240_podcast.mp3

While the 10 October one will be more specific: "How to Use Social Media":
http://ViewPointsPlus.net/vp_1241_podcast.mp3

The topic for the Tech doctor Podcast is iPhone 5 and iOS 6:
http://www.dr-carter.com/?p=161

Episode 9 of the AccessTalk podcast from the UK features New smart phones, 3D printers, mobile broadband & the Kindle Fire:
http://accesstalk.co.uk/2012/09/podcast-9-2/

Installment 24 of the iBlindTech Democast deals with the Downcast app for listening to podcasts:
http://www.iblindtech.com/democast/episode-24-downcast-app.html

The Serotalk Podcast Network has been generating lots of content. Here's their Mobile Devices special:
http://serotalk.com/2012/10/01/spn-special-mobile-devices/

And their mostly-weekly podcasts continue. This is episode 126:
http://serotalk.com/2012/10/02/serotalk-podcast-126-superman-is-jealous/

7) Window-Eyes is now available in Arabic and Hebrew versions:
http://www.gwmicro.com

8) From HowToGeek:

How Antivirus Software Works
http://www.howtogeek.com/125650/htg-explains-how-antivirus-software-works/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=011012

How To Check If Your Account Passwords Have Been Leaked Online and Protect Yourself From Future Leaks
http://www.howtogeek.com/125569/how-to-check-if-your-account-passwords-have-been-leaked-online-and-protect-yourself-from-future-leaks/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=011012

The Best Text to Speech (TTS) Software Programs and Online Tools
http://www.howtogeek.com/125305/the-best-text-to-speech-tts-software-programs-and-online-tools/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=011012

9) A software developer with extensive Java experience is needed to work on the BrailleBlaster project. This work will be done under contract with the American Printing House for the Blind (APH.) Email:
john.boyer@abilitiessoft.com

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