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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, January 1, 2015 - Volume 490
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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1) Learn about a wearable mobility aid under development on the first installment of Tek Talk for 2015, on GMT Tuesday, 6 January at 01:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

2) By means of a plug-in being developed, you can append items to the clipboard using NVDA:
http://addons.nvda-project.org/addons/clipContentsDesigner.en.html

3) Development continues on Leasey, the powerful JAWS scripts for beginning and advanced computer users:
http://www.leaseycentral.com/node/12

4)Hear about The Sociology of Disability on Eyes on Success, program 1501:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

5) Learn about Using hash tags on Twitter from the Twitter Help Center:
https://support.twitter.com/articles/49309#

6) Learn the "10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do" courtesy of MacWorld UK:
http://www.macworld.co.uk/feature/mac/mac-tricks-tips-hacks-you-didnt-know-3592188/

Here follow a couple of useful articles from HowToGeek:

7A) How to Find Your Lost Windows or Office Product Keys:
http://www.howtogeek.com/206329/how-to-find-your-lost-windows-or-office-product-keys/

7B) How to Record Your Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, or iOS Screen:
http://www.howtogeek.com/205742/how-to-record-your-windows-mac-linux-android-or-ios-screen/

8) The highly popular Voice Dream Reader App for iOS is on sale at half price through January 4th 2015. Winston Chen will be releasing Voice Dream Writer by the end of January, and this should be exciting as well:
http://www.voicedream.com/

9) For $20 you can pre-order iOS Access for All (iOS 8 Edition):
http://www.iosaccessbook.com/pre-order-ios-access-for-all-ios-8-edition-today/

10) The Inclusive Android site continues to host reviews and how-to's for Android users:
http://inclusiveandroid.tk/

11) A lot of great apps and app developers won the AppleVis Golden Apples of 2014:
http://www.applevis.com/blog/advocacy-applevis-assistive-technology-ios-apps-mac-apps-news/announcing-applevis-golden-apples

And in closing our first publication of the new year, two AppleVis podcasts:

12A) Quick Tip: Creating Custom Vibration Alerts in iOS 8:
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/quick-tip-creating-custom-vibration-alerts-ios-8

12B) AppleVis Extra #25: Several users answer the question: What's on Your Home Screen?
http://www.applevis.com/podcast/episodes/applevis-extra-25-whats-your-home-screen

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