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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Volume 389
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1.) A new short WebAim survey poses the question: How do screen reader users navigate within websites?
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XGC33NV

2.) A survey on mobile accessibility also seeks respondents to help advise designers of websites concerning the topic.
http://www.paciellogroup.com/mobile/

3.) CAVI has a new Quick Start web page where you can learn about their range of courses open for enrollment by 10 February.
http://www.cavitraining.com/

4.) On Main Menu for GMT Saturday, 25 January, learn about changes to Windows Explorer in Windows 8 and the ClamX AV anti-virus software for Mac.
http://mainmenu.acbradio.org/

5.) Learn about a range of useful topics as Dan Thompson presents Dan's Most Popular Tips of 2012 on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 29 January at 01:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

6.) You can now listen to described versions of popular television shows on your computer or mobile device. Taking the vision out of television, a new project called Blindy.TV has just launched a free audio-only virtual television network that offers several channels of described television shows.
http://blindy.tv

7.) An accessibility evaluation of the Yaesu G-1000DXC rotator control box for Ham Radio antennas has been posted on the Active Elements website.
http://active-elements.org/2013/01/18/yaesu-g-1000dxc/

8.) The Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology houses a scientific archive of biodiversity audio and video recordings. Previously in analog format, the recordings, "which go back to 1929" are now completely digitized, and can be heard at:
http://macaulaylibrary.org/

9.) Here are five easy ways to speed up your pc.
http://mashable.com/2013/01/21/speed-up-your-pc/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29

10.) The January, 2013 issue of The Braille Monitor contains an article discussing the Google Books project and is implications: "Ten Million Books and Counting"
https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/bm/bm13/bm1301/bm130102.htm

11.) Access Technology Institute now has two additional $80 textbooks on Windows 8, focusing on Window-Eyes and NVDA.
http://www.blindtraining.com/shop/windows.htm

12.) Now for the week in podcasts:

A lot of podcasts on NVDA can be found at:
http://homepages.slingshot.co.nz/~hurrikenny/nvda%20audio%20tutorials.html

The Blind Geek Zone continuallly adds new podcasts. Recent additions include a review of Core Temp, comparisons of the large and small Jambox speakers, and the second in a comprehensive series on NVDA.
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/podcast

From the Mystic Place Blog and Podcast, "iCatcher, a Podcatcher App for Ipad, iPhone and iPod Touch."
http://www.mysticplacepodcast.com/audio/mp47icatcher.mp3

Podcast 12 of @AccessTalk features Facebook Search, Messenger on Skype, TV iPhone Apps & the Amazon Cloud Player.
http://accesstalk.co.uk/2013/01/podcast-12/

And fromAppleVis:

Aftershokz Open-Ear Headphones
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/applevis-extra-number-7-aftershokz-open-ear-headphones

Alarmed ~ Reminders + Timers for iOS: Review and Demonstration:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/alarmed-reminders-timers-ios-review-and-demonstration

iVoice Reminder: Quick and Easy Voice Reminders on your iOS Device
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/ivoice-reminder-quick-and-easy-voice-reminders-your-ios-device

13.) Hadley seeks a web developer.
http://hadley.edu/Career.asp

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