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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 5, 2013 - Volume 421
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) This page, from the How to be Blind site, offers a listing of accessible apps for iOS and Android with brief descriptions:
http://htb2.com/apps/

2) This is a pretty clear review by Walt Mossberg of Wall Street Journal of the Jitterbug Touch 2, a smartphone intended for the senior market:
http://allthingsd.com/20130903/jitterbug-touch-2-simple-touch-at-a-sluggish-speed/?mod=tweet

3) Accessibility.TV seems to strive to be a one-stop site to view adaptive technology demonstration and training videos made by different companies.
http://www.accessibility.tv/index.htm

4) The BTBL Computer Club in Michigan will be holding a demo of the soon-to-be-released BARD App for iOS, and you can listen in via computer using the Talking Commmunities program. The session will run from GMT 14:30-16:30 on Saturday 21 September. To connect, use this link:
http://www.conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rs417aa6694fed

5) Learn about Prodigi: The groundbreaking, touch-controlled 2-in-1 Personal Vision Assistant from Humanware on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 10 September at 00:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

6) Courtesy of the NFB AT blog comes "The Braille Edge: New firmware, new case, almost like having a new device."
https://nfb.org/blog/atblog/braille-edge-new-firmware-new-case-almost-having-new-device

7) SBB BART Group will present a three-part webinar series on electronic document accessibility, Accessible Documents in the Enterprise - PDF, Office and Beyond. The 45-minute sessions will take place on Thursdays 12 and 19 September and 3 October starting at 18:00 GMT:
https://www.ssbbartgroup.com/webinars.php#Documents_series

8) The International Academy Of Low Vision Specialists has launched a New Website for Patients and Caregivers:
http://www.LowVisionEyeDoctors.com

9) Here are some articles of potential interest from HowToGeek:

RAM Disks Explained: What They Are and Why You Probably Shouldn't Use One:
http://www.howtogeek.com/171432/ram-disks-explained-what-they-are-and-why-you-probably-shouldnt-use-one/

How to Send Large Files Over Email:
http://www.howtogeek.com/171328/how-to-send-large-files-over-email/

How to Install Microsoft Office on Linux:
http://www.howtogeek.com/171565/how-to-install-microsoft-office-on-linux/

10) BookShare offers free webinars for parents and special education personnel:
https://www.bookshare.org/_/help/training/trainingPages/upcomingWebinars

11) Accessibility reviews of LevTec Speaking Clock version 6.05, Replay Music 5 version 5.55 and Video Padlock version 1.2 have been added to theAccessWatch Review System:
http://accesswatch.info

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