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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, June 27, 2013 - Volume 411
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) We'll start a rather slow news week with the rundown of available podcasts.

Serotalk Podcast #160:
http://serotalk.com/2013/06/26/serotalk-podcast-160-mmm-braille/

From BlindGeekZone, Auto-TuneStar Demonstration:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/auto-tunestar-demonstration/

Star Conquest Part One Industry for Cadets:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/star-conquest-part-one-industry-for-cadets/

Eyes on Success 1326 MathTrax Graphing Tools for the Blind:
http://www.EyesOnSuccess.net/eos_1326_podcast.mp3

From Cool Blind tech, WWDC Hardware, Software and Thunder Wear:
http://coolblindtech.com/podcast/wwdc-hardware-software-and-thunder-wear-vip-26232013

And from Applevis, AUVIO Expandable Bluetooth Speaker: Unboxing and Demonstration:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/auvio-expandable-bluetooth-speaker-unboxing-and-demonstration

Infinite Relaxation: Reduce Stress, Increase Energy and Improve your Sleep with this iOS App:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/infinite-relaxation-reduce-stress-increase-energy-and-improve-your-sleep-ios-app

A Look at Pro Tools for the Mac: Part 3:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/look-pro-tools-mac-part-3

A Look at Pro Tools for the Mac: Part 4:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/look-pro-tools-mac-part-4

2) There appears to be good news on the copyright treaty front, which would allow blind people all over the world to have access to copyrighted books from any country.
http://www.ip-watch.org/2013/06/26/miracle-in-marrakesh-historic-treaty-for-visually-impaired-agreed/

3) MBraille is an intriguing new iOS app. The $30 version allows you to write in contracted English Braille, send a variety of communications, and edit. The free version lets you learn the app and send tweets.
http://mpaja.com/frontpage/MBraille

4) Learn about Net Echo, a handy way to surf the web over the phone, on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 2 July at 00:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

5) Research at Google sat down with Research Scientist T.V. Raman to discuss his work on accessibility and empowering blind and low vision users with eyes-free access through ChromeOS and Android.
https://plus.google.com/+ResearchatGoogle/posts/eb57g8b936w

6) This article is entitled "Disabled Workforce Grows as High-Tech Breakthroughs Open Doors":
http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/3c2cdda80c7644e2bc38f7e10b52d958/US--Into-The-Workforce

7) The June 2013 Braille Monitor contains an articled entitled "ALT: A Very Helpful Software Package":
https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/bm/bm13/bm1306/bm130606.htm

8) Both the Apple Accessibility Page at:
https://www.apple.com/accessibility/

And the Apple Special Education Page at:
http://www.apple.com/education/special-education/

Have been completely redone to bring them up to date and more in line with the rest of the larger Apple site.

In addition, the resource page at:
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/resources/
has also been updated.

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