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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, July 23, 2015 - Volume 518
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) With the recent upgrades to the iPod Touch, people can now get a much less expensive iOS device for books, music, and some other tasks. Here are two reviews:
A) http://arstechnica.com/apple/2015/07/great-gadget-small-audience-the-sixth-generation-ipod-touch-reviewed/
B) http://bit.ly/1LEqOOt

2) If you want to know the future of the Serotalk Podcast Network, you'll have to listen to the latest SPN Extra:
http://serotalk.com/2015/07/20/serotalk-extra-the-future-of-spn/

3A) For the first time in my memory, we have a lot of audio content from Sight Village, thanks to Blind Bargains:
http://blindbargains.com/audio/

3B) And as of this writing, Blind Bargains Cast 23 is the latest in that series, summarizing events at the two US conventions:
http://www.blindbargains.com/b/13174

4) MacWorld UK brings us "Funny Things to Ask Siri - And Some Silly Answers:"
http://www.macworld.co.uk/feature/iosapps/funny-things-ask-siri-ios-8-3-2015-3412780/

5) The July 2015 issue of AccessWorld includes reviews of the BARD App for Android, running Galaxy TalkBack on the Sprint Galaxy S6 Smartphone, and the Leasey System, and discussions of Netflix accessibility, the LowViz indoor navigation system, and the Finger Reader:
http://www.afb.org/aw/main.asp

6) Anna Dresner comes to Tek Talk to discuss the Apple Watch, on GMT Tuesday, 28 July at 00:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

7) Hartgen Consultancy will offer a $153, 6-hour Course titled, "A Word in Your Ear, Optimising the Power of JAWS for Windows and Microsoft Word." Register by 1 September 2015:
http://hartgen.org/word

8) Eyes on Success continues its two-part series on accessible games with Episode 1530, Accessible Games for iOS:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

9) Visit Hadley's YouTube Channel to find the new iFocus "Walking Directions with Siri" Instructional Video at:
https://youtu.be/JOiO9g4Mebo?list=PLcIupCht58IcZ8m3fS4fScuB8phKEcdSi

10) And FSCast #111 from Freedom Scientific gives a summary of what went on at the US summer conventions:
http://podcast.freedomscientific.com/FSCast/episodes/FSCast111-Post-Convention_Roundup.mp3

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