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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, February 13, 2014 - Volume 444
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) The February, 2014 issue of AccessWorld contains information on Setting up iCloud Keychain on Mac Computers and iOS Devices, an evaluation of accessibility of the Surface Pro 2 using Narrator, a review of the BARD Mobile app for iOS, and a review of Jonathan Mosen's book on Twitter:
http://www.afb.org/aw/main.asp

2) Learn about Getting into Talking Communities with the iPhone on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 18 February at 01:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

3) If you might be interested in an electronic penpal magazine, write to:
adrijana.prokopenko@gmail.com

4) You can get the latest tech book from National Braille Press, "Get the Picture! Viewing the World with the iPhone Camera" for $15 in electronic and paper Braille, Word, DAISY and CD formats:
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/GETPIC.html

5) Dolphin offers upcoming webinars on Guide, SuperNova and SaySo:
http://www.yourdolphin.com/book_appt.asp

6) Marco from Netscape was an enthusiastic Mac user, but he is switching back to Windows. Here is his account:
http://www.marcozehe.de/2014/02/07/switching-back-to-windows/

7) "Why Don't Screen Readers Always Read What's on the Screen? Part 1: Punctuation and Typographic Symbols":
http://www.deque.com/dont-screen-readers-read-whats-screen-part-1-punctuation-typographic-symbols

8) PC World UK gives us "How to create hotkeys for Windows sleep and shutdown":
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2090921/how-to-create-hotkeys-for-windows-sleep-and-shutdown.html#tk.rss_all

9) This ATIA presentation is called "QuickBooks Desktop Accessibility - How we did it.":
http://www.slideshare.net/7mary4/quickbooks-desktop-accessibility-how-we-did-it

10) And here we are with more audio content than we had last week:

From BGZ come:

Phases of the Moon accessible Android App:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/phases-of-the-moon-accessible-android-app/

Phases of the Moon accessible iOS App:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/phases-of-the-moon-accessible-ios-app/

Speaking Clock, Tell Me The Time (Android)
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/speaking-clock-tell-me-the-time-android/

Braile Mon:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/braile-mon/

And Demonstration of the Tassimo Machine:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/demonstration-of-the-tassimo-machine/

From various sources:

Serotek Podcast 187:
http://serotalk.com/2014/02/12/serotalk-podcast-187-flaming-spaghetti-letters/

SeroSpective for January, 2014:
http://serotalk.com/2014/02/07/serospectives-this-month-in-tech-for-january-2014/

AccessTalk Podcast 23: Heston Blumenthal, Victor Stream, Kindle Fire HDX & the Samsung Galaxy S5:
http://AccessTalk.co.uk/podcast-23

Demo of using online internet radio with the Victor Reader Stream from Humanware firmware 4.3 update:
http://davidwoodbr.podbean.com

Fedora Outlier with VaShaun Jones:
http://coolblindtech.com/podcast/fedora-outlier-with-vashaun-jones262014

From BlindPodcaster: The Cast, Episode 2:
http://blindpodcaster.com/other-people-drop-in/

From AppleVis: Umano for iOS: Daily Headline News and Thousands of Articles Narrated by Real People:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/umano-ios-daily-headline-news-and-thousands-articles-narrated-real-people

Turn the Music on Your iOS Device into Your Own Personalized Radio Station with Streaming Killed The Radio Star:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/turn-music-your-ios-device-your-own-personalized-radio-station-streaming-killed

And from Eyes on Success: Raspberry VI:
http://www.eyesonsuccess.net/eos_1407_podcast.mp3

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