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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, December 27, 2012 - Volume 385
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) The flurry of technology retrospective programs for 2012 is beginning. Both Viewpoints and Serotalk will be giving us one, and Main Menu's two-hour special of the year in review will air on GMT Saturday, 29 December at 01:00.
http://www.acbradio.org/mainstream

2) The people behind RS Games, the free cross-platform client for audio games that work on PC, Mac and Linux, have released two new games, Farkle and Rummy.
http://www.rsgames.org/

3) Brian Hartgen has created "A Guide for Configuring Outlook with JAWS":
http://www.hartgen.org/node/188

4) This Apple Accessibility page is said to be new, and provides a thorough collection of resources.
http://www.apple.com/support/accessibility/

5) This CNet article is called "Windows 8: What you need to know about the new OS":
http://reviews.cnet.com/windows-8/

6) CNet also brings us "Three reasons a Windows 8 Laptop Leads, MacBook Lags":
http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57558035-75/three-reasons-a-windows-8-laptop-leads-macbook-lags/

7) Upgrades to two DAISY book creation tools have been announced: Tobi V. 2.0 and DAISY Pipeline 2 V. 1.4.
http://www.daisy.org/daisy-news#newsitem1209

8) In podcasts:

Episode 13 of That Android Show is a comprehensive look at the Nexus 7, and includes a mini-tutorial on android navigation among other features.
http://thatandroidshow.com/2012/12/23/that-android-show-episode-13-a-long-look-at-the-nexus-7/

Episode 13 of Triple Click Home is ready.
http://tripleclickhome.com/2012/12/25/triple-click-home-episode-13-we-win/

Episode 11 of @AccessTalk covers Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface, the Nexus 4, thoughts on the Trekker Breeze, and more:
http://AccessTalk.co.uk

And from AppleVis:

Get Hooked on Books with Nook for iOS:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/get-hooked-books-nook-ios#comment-8405

Sweeten up your virtual life with Cupcakes!
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/sweeten-your-virtual-life-cupcakes

Create and Share Tasty Virtual Popcorn Treats on Your iDevice, with More Popcorn!
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/create-and-share-tasty-virtual-popcorn-treats-your-idevice-more-popcorn

New Podcast: AIRS-LA: A Streaming Audio Service for the Print-Impaired:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/airs-la-streaming-audio-service-print-impaired-audio-internet-reading-service-los

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