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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Volume 397
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication
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Greetings,

Happy Naw-Ruz (New Year) to all the Baha'is and Persians who are celebrating today!

1) ZoomText ImageReader is a new PC / Camera-Based OCR system from Ai Squared. The cost is $749.00 or $849.00 depending on which camera you buy, and owners of ZoomText get a discount.
http://www.aisquared.com/store#imagereader

2) RNIB offers Getting Interested in Technology videos, covering a variety of topics, and each with written transcript and subtitled edition.
http://www.rnib.org.uk/livingwithsightloss/computersphones/pages/technology_videos.aspx

3) National Braille Press offers iPhone iOS6 Updates to Getting Started with the iPhone for Blind Users By Anna Dresner, In Braille, eBraille, Word, ASCII text, DAISY: for $9:
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/IOS6-UPDATE.html

4) "Handling Erratic Behavior with AT" is an article that gives systematic ideas for dealing with JAWS quirks:
http://juicystudio.com/article/handling-erratic-behaviour-at.php

5) The March, 2013 issue of AccessWorld contains "Series: Mac, PC, or Both: Choices for Blind and Visually Impaired Computer Users, Part I," "CSUN 2013 Wrap-up: What's New from The 28th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference", "A Collection of Accessible Apps for Your Android Device", and more:
http://www.afb.org/aw/main.asp

6) An accessibility evaluation of the MFJ 1786 Magnetic Loop antenna for Ham Radio operators has been posted on the Active Elements website.
http://active-elements.org/2013/03/14/mfj-1786/

7) Learn about the newest features of Bookshare, and some familiar ones, on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 26 March at 00:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

8) This article is called "Exploring Accessible Publishing for the Print Disabled":
http://publishingperspectives.com/2013/03/exploring-accessible-publishing-for-the-print-disabled/

9) From Marco's Accessibility Blog comes "Review: Dell Latitude 10 inch tablet with Windows 8":
http://www.marcozehe.de/2013/03/12/review-dell-latitude-10-inch-tablet-with-windows-8/

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