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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 25, 2012 - Volume 376
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) The big release of Windows 8 is this week, and Main Menu will be covering it in its usual time slots, GMT Friday at 01:00 and repeating much of the next 24 hours.
http://www.acbradio.org/mainstream

2) Window-Eyes Version 8 is now in public beta, featuring access to safe mode, improved web browsing, access to OpenOffice, and more.
http://www.gwmicro.com/beta

3. On that topic, the article "Java and OpenOffice Accessibility" has been posted to the GW Micro knowledge base.
http://gwmicro.com/kb2017

4) JAWS version 14 is now official, with more powerful ability to customize display of web pages, additional responsive voices, and better support for Outlook.
http://www.freedomscientific.com/downloads/jaws/JAWS-whats-new.asp

5) Learn about the Read Easy Move, the portable reading machine GW Micro is importing from the UK, on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 30 October at 00:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

6) Apps4Android announces the release of a beta version of its "no-cost-to-the-user" accessible Voter Information Guide:
http://www.apps4android.org/?p=4060

7) Here are the latest Apple-related podcasts:

Three Quirky and Fun Apps for Generating Music on your iOS Device:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/3-quirky-and-fun-apps-generating-music-your-ios-device

Using the VIP Mailbox in iOS 6:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/using-vip-mailbox-ios-6

MaxEmail Fax: Send and Receive Faxes on your iPhone:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/maxemail-fax-send-and-receive-faxes-your-iphone

AudioBoo: Record and Share your Voice With the World from your iOS Device:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/audioboo-record-and-share-your-voice-world-your-ios-device

8) Read a pro-NVDA comparison between JAWS 14 and NVDA:
http://writingweird.blogspot.com/2012/10/an-in-depth-review-of-jaws-14-features.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheWeirdWritingsOfRobertKingett+%28the+weird+writings%29

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