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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, March 26, 2014 - Volume 450
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) Top Dot is collaborating with a small group which may be able to provide a very small number of Braille devices to competent blind people. If you might be interested in learning about this, grab the document below and follow the instructions it contains:
http://is.gd/YvTsZX

2) A lot of information is available on happenings and announcements at the recent CSUN conference. Some of these links may contain duplicate information. A good place to start investigating the Conference might be The 2014 Great Big List of Resources from the CSUN Disabilities and Technology Conference:
http://curbcut.net/events/csun-disabilities-technology2014/

3A) Two organizations conducted many interviews of CSUN conference exhibitors and others. Four packages of interviews, a few specials, and a pre-conference package can all be found at Serotalk:
http://serotalk.com/

3B) While many interviews can also be found on the BlindBargains audio page:
http://blindbargains.com/audio/

4) Presentations, slides, and resource sheet for a presentation on 3D printing here:
https://nfb.org/blognames/atblog

5) And finally, lots of videos of conference presentations and interviews with presenters and exhibitors here:
http://www.webable.tv/Events/csun2014.aspx

6) You can download demos of the upcoming versions of Dolphin Guide and SuperNova:
http://www.yourdolphin.com/CSUN.asp

7) Tthis blog post from WebAim is called "Accessibility Lipstick on a Usability Pig":
http://webaim.org/blog/accessibility-lipstick-on-a-usability-pig/

8) TurboTax offers Tax Tips for the Blind:
https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/General-Tax-Tips/Tax-Tips-for-the-Blind/INF23092.html

9) Updates to the JAWS Skype scripts have been posted, providing faster Alt + Arrows / Numbers for reading chats, and several other changes:
http://www.dlee.org/skype/

10) NVDA version 2014.1 has passed through its testing phase whose releases we announced earlier, and has now been released:
http://www.nvaccess.org/post/nv-access-releases-version-2014-1-of-free-nvda-screen-reader/

11) Learn Tips for Using Outlook 2010 with JAWS for Windows on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 1 April at 00:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

12) 7-128 Software has released the 2014 edition of Top Web Sites for Gamers Who Are Blind:
http://www.7128.com/top25/topsitesblind.html

13) Samsung is releasing three adaptive products to work with the Galaxy Core Advance: A ScanStand for automatically reading print, an Ultrasonic Cover for detecting objects, and a labeling system. The press release says the add-ons for the Android phone are now available:
http://www.samsungmobilepress.com/2014/03/14/Samsung-Expands-Galaxy-Core-Advance-Experience-with-Specialized-Usability-Accessories-1

14) And we'll end with two weeks worth of audio to make up for last week:

Eyes on Success Brings Us:

A) 1411 Using Band-in-a-Box with JAWS (March 12, 2014)
http://www.eyesonsuccess.net/eos_1411_podcast.mp3

B) Talking Information Center Radio Reading Service (March 19, 2014)
http://www.eyesonsuccess.net/eos_1412_podcast.mp3

C) And GW SocialEyes for FaceBook Users (March 26, 2014)
http://www.eyesonsuccess.net/eos_1413_podcast.mp3

BGZ Makes Available:

D) A Demonstration of the Cuisinart SS-700 Single Serve Brewing System:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/a-demonstration-of-the-cuisinart-ss-700-single-serve-brewing-system/

E) TI84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/ti84-plus-talking-graphing-calculator/

F) Airport Travel Tips:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/airport-travel-tips/

G) And Gaming Glimpse: Grand Theft Auto V Accessibility Review:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/gaming-glimpse-grand-theft-auto-v-accessibility-review/

The Big List From AppleVis Starts With:

H) Free Up Hard Drive Space on your Mac with Disk Cleaner Pro:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/free-hard-drive-space-your-mac-disk-cleaner-pro

I) Accessible Movie Editing on Your iOS Device With Apple's iMovie App:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/accessible-movie-editing-your-ios-device-apple%E2%80%99s-imovie-app

J) ECHO - Hear to Play: Navigate this iOS Game With Just Your Hearing and the Accelerometer:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/echo-hear-play-navigate-ios-game-just-your-hearing-and-accelerometer

K) Exploring Some of the Advanced Features of Apple's iMovie App for iOS:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/exploring-some-advanced-features-apple%E2%80%99s-imovie-app-ios

L) FlightView Elite: Real-Time Flight Tracking on your iOS Device:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/flightview-elite-real-time-flight-tracking-your-ios-device

M) A Quick Look at Some of What's New and Changed for Blind and Low Vision Users in iOS 7.1:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/quick-look-some-what%E2%80%99s-new-and-changed-blind-and-low-vision-users-ios-71

N) Quick Tip: A Workaround for the Bluetooth Keyboard Problem Introduced in iOS 7.1:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/quick-tip-workaround-bluetooth-keyboard-problem-introduced-ios-71

O) Quick Tip: Apple TV 6.1 Makes it Easy to Hide Unwanted Channels:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/quick-tip-apple-tv-61-makes-it-easy-hide-unwanted-channels

P) AppleVis Extra #20: Umano:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/applevis-extra-20-umano

Q) And Quick Tip: How To Activate Siri Without Using The Home Button:
http://applevis.com/podcast/episodes/quick-tip-how-activate-siri-without-using-home-button

R) The new Tech Doctor Podcast is about CSUN 2014:
http://www.dr-carter.com

S) And finally, A Top Tech Tidbit from BlindPodcaster on the Native Music Play App from Google:
http://blindpodcaster.com/tech-bits-play-music-from-google/

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