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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, December 26, 2013 - Volume 437
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication
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Greetings,

1) We start a fairly slow news week in this last issue for 2013 with this treat for baseball fans. Vin Scully sings "Take me Out to the Ballgame" at Wrigley Field in honor of Harry Carey. This came from the Twitter account @VinScullyTweet, which might be worth a follow!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICs2nxhmKRs&feature=youtu.be

2) LowVisionRants.com posts blogs, podcasts, and videos that will center on the problems of people who have limited vision, and provide helpful hints and tricks to overcome those hurdles.
http://lowvisionrants.com/

3) I haven't checked this out, but Povidi claims to have an Accessible Google Calendar site.
http://povidi.com/mag/index.py

4) The WebAIM Project welcomes people to complete its Screen Reader User Survey #5 by January 15. These are popular questionaires, and the results from previous years, still available, are interesting:
http://webaim.org/projects/screenreadersurvey5/

5) Read about Good CCTV usage techniques from The Cast Blog:
http://blindpodcaster.com/between-two-worlds-good-cctv-usage-techniques/

6) Also for your reading pleasure, "The Paranoid's Guide to Protecting Your Identity While Traveling."
http://joeorozco.com/blog_the_paranoids_guide_to_protecting_your_identity_while_traveling

7) Keysoft version 9.4 for the Apex family of products offers the ability to read and write Nemeth code so students can do math more independently, and the ability to read PowerPoint files.
http://support.humanware.com/en-usa/support/braillenote_apex/software/keysoft_94

8) There's a mailing list for developers of iOS apps who are themselves blind. To join, send a blank message to:
mv-dev+subscribe@googlegroups.com

9A) Cathy Anne Murtha now offers $90 textbooks on PowerPoint 2013 with JFW or with Window-Eyes:
http://www.blindtraining.com/shop/office2013.htm

9B) And Windows 8.1 with JFW or with Window-Eyes:
http://www.blindtraining.com/shop/windows.htm

During the rest of 2013, if you enter the word Christmas in the coupon field on her shopping site, you save 20% on textbooks.

10A) The Freedom Scientific training department offers its schedule of free webinars for the first part of 2014:
http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Free-Webinars.asp

10B) And paid webinars:
http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Paid-Webinars.asp

11) And speaking of Freedom Scientific, FSCast #85 consists of an interview with the company's director of technical support:
http://www.freedomscientific.com/FSCast/episodes/fscast085-december2013.asp

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