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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Volume 466
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

We open this week with a couple of perhaps basic iPhone-related articles for those that might not yet know every single trick in the ibook:

1A) How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The Ultimate Guide:
http://www.imore.com/siri-ultimate-guide

1B) And 21 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do:
http://aplus.com/a/iphone-tricks-you-didnt-know

2) The BlueAnt S4 offers Fully hands-free iPhone activation with iOS 7:
http://bit.ly/1jRX3yP

3) SoundNinja is a new iOS game that a lot of people are enjoying. You may still be able to get a free copy using a promo code:
http://www.applevis.com/forum/ios-gaming/new-ios-game-blind-people-soundninja-free-code-giveaway

4) Here is a more comprehensive article on Google Apps accessibility than the one posted last time:
http://www.marcozehe.de/2014/07/08/accessibility-in-google-apps-an-overview/

5) Starting on 2 September 2014 for the pilot program, and 1 January 2015 for those who don't get around to joining that program, US citizens with visual impairments can get a free iBill Talking Banknote Identifier:
http://www.bep.gov/uscurrencyreaderpgm.html

6) The Library of Congress has released a report: The future of Braille: NLS Braille Summit Presentations and Outcomes. This report represents the proceedings of the June 2013 Braille Summit:
http://www.loc.gov/nls/index.html

7) This blog post is entitled: "OK Google Voice Commands and Dictation":
http://qchristensen.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/ok-google-voice-commands-and-dictation/

8) Learn about "Marquez Products For Independent Living" on Tek Talk for GMT, 22 July at 00:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

Here are three new posts to the LFLegal website:

9A) Health Insurance Accessibility:
http://lflegal.com/2014/07/wellpoint-blue/

9B) Information Access Legal Update:
http://lflegal.com/2014/07/july-legal-update/

9C) And Accessible Prescription Information Update:
http://lflegal.com/2014/07/talking-prescription-labels/

10) Chris Hofstader is always an interesting read. In this post, he doesn't do what he claims he is going to do at all, but the article is interesting nonetheless:
http://chrishofstader.com/job-access-with-bugs/

11A) This AppleVis article is called: Getting VoiceOver Help on Your Mac:
http://www.applevis.com/guides/mac-os-x-voiceover/getting-voiceover-help-your-mac

11B) While this one is called: Getting Started with OS X Safari:
http://www.applevis.com/guides/mac-os-x/getting-started-os-x-safari

We have a bit of audio this week:

12A) The latest Tech Doctor podcast addresses Recovering From a Corrupted Backup:
http://www.dr-carter.com

12B) From BGZ, Rick Harmon encourages customers of US Bank to battle against US Bank's new website accessibility issues:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/usbank-new-website-accessibility-issues/

12C) And we learn about Windows Installation On Macbook Pro Via Bootcamp:
http://www.blind-geek-zone.net/windows-installation-on-macbook-pro-via-bootcamp/

12D) Finally, Eyes on Success 1429 covers Considerations for Blind People Losing their Hearing. The address below also mentions changes to their podcast feed address:
http://www.eyesonsuccess.net/

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