Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, November 7, 2013 - Volume 430
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
A Flying Blind, LLC Publication
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1) The VHA Section 508 Team has produced the Fall 2013 Edition of "508 XPress" - A quarterly newsletter on making electronic content accessible to everyone:
2) This may be the same list we announced before, but this is a full list of Siri commands for iOS 7:
3) A lot of our software contains adware. Some are toolbars, some are their own ads. This list is updated by Gismo constantly as it changes:
4) This post is called "Helpful Hints on Optimising iOS7 for Persons with Low Vision":
5) This YouTube video features the developers of NVDA speaking in Brisbane:
6) Papa Sangre has been a popular iOS game among visually impaired users. Version II is now available for download for $3.95:
7) This post is called "Accessible Apps for News Junkies, No Rehab Required":
8) If you missed the webinar on using Window-Eyes with iTunes, you can listen now and use the study guide at:
9) In case you don't have enough already, here are "50 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed":
10) This post, and its considerable resultant discussion, might be of interest to some: "Why I don't use an iPhone":
We'll catch up on audio material next week.***************************************
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