Top Tech Tidbits E-News Header. Includes Top Tech Tidbits Logo with Tagline that reads The Weeks News in Adaptive Technology. Beside it are the words Distributed by Flying Blind, LLC, and the Flying Blind, LLC Logo.

Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, June 4, 2015 - Volume 512
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication
http://www.flying-blind.com/

Photo of the Brailliant BI 32-Cell Refreshable Braille Display connecting via Bluetooth to an Apple iPad

This Week's Featured Advertisement: "More Cells For Less Money" Promotion Extended Through June 2015! Brand New Brailliant BI 32-Cell Refreshable Braille Displays with Executive Products Carrying Cases for $1,995.00 USD Each!

Because this promotion has been so widely embraced over the last 30 days Flying Blind, LLC has decided to extend it through the month of June!

We at Flying Blind, LLC are ecstatic to announce our 'More Cells For Less Money' promotion on the Brailliant BI 32-Cell Refreshable Braille Display, manufactured by our partner, HumanWare. This deal offers you an over $600.00 USD savings! It is our goal to get your fingertips on MORE Braille through MORE cells while keeping MORE dollars in your pocket! With its lightweight aluminum casing, high quality Braille, ergonomic thumb key navigation, and state-of-the-art Braille input keyboard, the Brailliant BI 32-Cell Refreshable Braille Display is not only functional with numerous devices it delivers a more optimal reading experience than its bulkier competitors!

1.) More Braille cells at an approximate 25% price reduction!
2.) Interact with your favorite content by connecting your Brailliant to a computer, tablet, or mobile device.
3.) Efficiently use the Brailliant's thumb keys to navigate and read web pages, emails, and documents.
4.) Effortlessly enter text with Brailliant's Braille input keys to an iOS or android device without having to use complex touch gestures.
5.) With its recently released firmware, Brailliant offers a tremendous amount of stability and optimized performance when connecting and entering text to devices via Bluetooth.

For orders placed by June 30th 2015, we're also providing a complimentary Executive Products Carrying Case for your Brailliant valued at an additional $90.00 USD, to give your new Brailliant both a splash of style, as well as some added mobility for the summer months! Throw in free shipping, which we do for our customers in the 48 Continental United States, and you've just saved yourself over $700.00 USD when you order your new Brailliant before the end of the month! To take advantage of this fantastic offer use the "Buy Now" link included below. For more information, or to order your product offline, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today!

Buy Now - Brand New Brailliant BI 32-Cell Refreshable Braille Display with Executive Products Carrying Case for $1,995.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=C5ZCAX3SM3F6S

Greetings,

1) The monthly AppleVis newsletter, highlighting the most important additions to the site during May, came out right as June dawned:
http://www.applevis.com/blog/advocacy-apple-apple-watch-applevis-gaming-ios-apps-opinion-rumors/applevis-unlimited-whats-new

2) Freedom Scientific is giving attendees at the upcoming National Federation of the Blind convention very favorable prices for JAWS, such as $75 for a copy of JAWS 16 Home Edition, and others:
http://www.freedomscientific.com/About/Events/NFB

3) The release candidate for the second update to NVDA for 2015 is now available, with improved handling of MathMl and more power in Excel:
http://community.nvda-project.org/blog/NVDA2015.2Released

4) Hear about the new features in the Ace Plus standalone reader, now sold by Freedom Scientific, on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 9 June at 00:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

5A) As a follow-up to last week's blog post on Android camera apps for low-vision users, here is a post on Android camera apps for blind users:
https://22point.wordpress.com/2015/06/01/camera-apps-for-blind-users/

5B) And a podcast on the topic with more informal chat:
http://www.22point.com.au/podcasts/camera_apps_for_blind_users.mp3

6) Thanks to a grant, those on SSI can receive copies of TypeAbility, a typing tutorial that goes with JAWS, for $25. Others can receive it for $50:
http://www.computersfortheblind.net

7) Freedom Scientific offers free webinars on using Facebook and online shopping sites with JAWS:
http://www.freedomscientific.com/Services/TrainingAndCertification/FreeWebinars

8A) Meanwhile, the series on using Window-Eyes with complex web pages continues. Session One has been archived:
http://www.gwmicro.com/Training/Webinar_Training/

8B) And Session Two is scheduled for Thursday, 18 June at 19:00 GMT. Visit this link at the time to attend:
http://www.aisquared.com/meeting

9) HIMS offers a webinar, "Using Assistive Technology to Start or Run a Business", on Tuesday, 9 June at 19:00 GMT. And remember that you can always write to ask what that means in your time zone if you don't know. Register here:
http://bit.ly/1KFuzke

10) Take a listen to Blind Bargains Qast 18:
http://blindbargains.com/b/12936

11) You can now use ZoomText Mac under subscription for $19.95 per month:
http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/

12) If you want to take part in a survey to improve the accessibility of LinkedIn, write to:
accessibility@linkedin.com

13) Eyes on Success provides a two-part series on blind musicianship. Episode 1522 is an interview with the head of the Academy of Music for the Blind and creator of both CakeTalking and the aforementioned TypeAbility program. Episode 1523 is an interview on composing and performing music with a talented young musician:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

******************************************************
Flying Blind, LLC Classifieds Section:
******************************************************

1.) Brand New Brailliant BI 32-Cell Refreshable Braille Display with Executive Products Carrying Case
Price: $1,995.00 USD
Contact: http://bit.ly/1PkHe2v.
Description: This deal offers you an over $600.00 USD savings! It is our goal to get your fingertips on MORE Braille through MORE cells while keeping MORE dollars in your pocket! ...

2.) Refurbished Seika 40-Cell USB Braille Display
Price: $895.00 USD
Contact: http://bit.ly/1FEy4q2.
Description: This is a fantastic, plug-and-play USB Braille Display offering instant access to Windows PCs and Macs with their preferred screenreader! It's a great ...

3.) One Gently Used HandyTech Easy Braille Refreshable Braille Terminal
Price: $1,795.00 USD
Contact: http://bit.ly/1wYTm0Z
Description: This display is in pristine condition, and offers the user both USB and Bluetooth connectivity to their favorite laptops, tablets, and Smartphones. It's ...

4.) Refurbished Classic Focus 40 Braille Terminals
Price: $995.00 USD Each
Contact: http://bit.ly/1GmbqF2
Description: This is a fantastic bargain for the desktop/laptop PC user looking for a 40-Cell USB Braille display for less than 1K! These units are in pristine condition ...

5.) Brand New BrailleNote MPower 18 Cell Refreshable Braille Displays with Braille Keyboards
Price: $1,999.00 USD Each
Contact: http://bit.ly/1xYeEpk
Description: These units are brand new and come with a one year manufacturer's warranty. The BrailleNote mPower's mature hardware and intuitive software ...

6.) Brand New BrailleNote MPower 32 Cell Refreshable Braille Displays with Braille Keyboards
Price: $2,599.00 USD Each
Contact: http://bit.ly/1v5WiFG
Description: These units are brand new and come with a one year manufacturer's warranty. The BrailleNote mPower's mature hardware and intuitive software ...

******************************************************
Flying Blind, LLC Subscription Information:
******************************************************

SUBSCRIBE: Do you, a friend, or colleague wish to receive Flying Blind, LLC Publications? If so, please use or pass along our CAPTCHA-free sign-up link, which is: http://bit.ly/1irUr9E. You can also subscribe to Flying Blind, LLC Publications on the Flying Blind, LLC Website at: http://www.flying-blind.com or by (SMS) texting "FLYINGBLIND" to 22828. Any of these methods will provide you with an accessibly friendly and secure medium through which you can subscribe to our mailing list. Just enter your name and email address, click send, and begin receiving Flying Blind, LLC Publications. It's that easy.

FACEBOOK: Are you on Facebook? Stop by and "Like" Flying Blind, LLC to begin receiving Flying Blind, LLC Publications as part of your Facebook News Feed: http://www.facebook.com/flyingblindllc.

YOUTUBE: If audio / video is more your style, then you can follow Flying Blind, LLC on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/flyingblindllc.

RSS FEED: If you prefer an RSS Feed, you can access Flying Blind, LLC Publications as they become available using: http://www.flying-blind.com/feed.xml.

ONLINE STORE: Shopping for accessible technology? Check out the Flying Blind, LLC Online Store at: http://www.flying-blind.com/store.html. All products offered in the Flying Blind, LLC Online Store are products that Larry L. Lewis, Jr. either personally uses, or publicly endorses. Flying Blind, LLC is proud to offer free shipping & handling on all orders over $100.00 USD within the 48 continental United States.

QUESTIONS: Tidbits are intentionally concise, and we know a lot of people may not understand some items because little explanation is given. If a particular Tidbit brings up a question in your mind, feel free to ask, and we will try to answer as time and knowledge permit.

ARCHIVE: Visit the 2015 Tidbits Archive at: http://www.flying-blind.com/tidbits2015.html where you can grab back issues.

CONTENT: Any information for future issues of Top Tech Tidbits may be directed to our editor, Dean Martineau, at: dean@topdotenterprises.com.

******************************************************