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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 24, 2015 - Volume 527
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) The year is turning, and the first beta version of JAWS 17 is available for public testing:
http://www.freedomscientific.com/downloads/jaws/jawspublicbeta

2) Hear from the President of National Braille Press about their B2G Notetaker and other Braille related matters on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday 29 September at 00:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

3) With episode 1539, Eyes on Success launches a two-part series with George Kerscher on the development of e-books:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

4) Visit Hadley’s YouTube Channel to find the new iFocus "Using the World Clock" Instructional Video at:
https://youtu.be/Z2XW3ssiMpg

5) Tim Noonan has been reviewing the new operating system for the Apple Watch for VoiceOver compatibility:
http://timnoonan.com.au/tim-noonans-apple-watch-access-chronology/

6) Here are two personal sites with a variety of interesting audio, video and accessibility information, but particularly downloadable audio-described movies and TV shows:
A) http://www.cheeseheadhosting.us./downloads.php
B) http://jeff.tdrealms.com/

7) While we're on the entertainment theme, you can "Hear Radio Dramas of Isaac Asimov's Foundation Trilogy & 7 Classic Asimov Stories" here:
http://www.openculture.com/2015/09/hear-radio-dramas-of-isaac-asimovs-foundation-trilogy-7-classic-asimov-stories.htm

8) NVDA advocate Joseph Lee has again enhanced the screen reader and its user community by creating an add-on and an instruction Wiki for those wishing to learn the internals of the program. Windows 10 users can avail themselves of the Windows 10 App Essentials add-on to access the Windows 10 Calculator and Insider Hub:
http://addons.nvda-project.org/addons/wintenApps.en.html

9) Meanwhile, the Internals Wiki is designed to give users and developers a tour of internals of various features of NVDA:
http://community.nvda-project.org/wiki/internals

10) Learn "How to Use CDs, DVDs, and Blu-Ray Discs on a Computer Without a Disc Drive:"
http://www.howtogeek.com/228634/how-to-use-cds-dvds-and-blu-ray-discs-on-a-computer-without-a-disc-drive/

11) Something else to learn: "23 Things You Can Do in iOS 9 That You Couldn't Do in iOS 8:"
http://fieldguide.gizmodo.com/23-things-you-can-do-in-ios-9-that-you-couldnt-do-in-io-1731300214

12) The Blindfold Solitaire iOS App now comes with seven free cell games in addition to the various games already included:
https://stemmiami.wordpress.com/2015/09/15/blindfold-solitaire-now-with-7-more-free-cell-games/

13) The September 2015 issue of AccessWorld includes reviews of Office for Mac, Apple Music, the Mystic Access Tutorial on the Victor Reader Stream, and more:
http://www.afb.org/aw/main.asp

14A) The BBQ Crew is back with Blind Bargains Cast 31:
http://www.blindbargains.com/b/13421

14B) And Blind Bargains Cast 32:
http://www.blindbargains.com/b/13469

15) And the MacCessibility Roundtable is back with Episode 93:
http://maccessibility.net/?p=2270 #VoLive

16) Here is A Spotlight Interview with Michael Scott about Voice Dream for Android:
https://www.coolblindtech.com/voice-dream-reader-on-android-a-spotlight-interview-with-michael-scott/

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1.) Brand New Alva Satellite 544 44-Cell Braille Displays
Price: $2,295.00 USD Each
Contact: http://bit.ly/1iNcMQD.
Description: 5 units available. Synonymous with global excellence and an intuitive, market-driven design, for the past fifteen years the ALVA Satellite Series of Braille displays ...

2.) Brand New Alva Satellite 584 84-Cell Braille Displays
Price: $3,695.00 USD Each
Contact: http://bit.ly/1G41tIs.
Description: 2 units available. Synonymous with global excellence and an intuitive, market-driven design, for the past fifteen years the ALVA Satellite Series of Braille displays ...

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Savings: Offered here at approximately $1,100.00 USD off of its suggested list price.
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Description: Optelec's Clearview line of video magnifiers is Flying Blind, LLC's preferred desktop solution for the low-vision user seeking comfort, simplicity, ergonomics, and ...

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Price: $3,295.00 USD
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Description: The U2 provides unparalleled Braille access to PowerPoint and Excel files, connects you to the Cloud via Dropbox, and puts the wide world of social networking at your ...

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Price: $1,795.00 USD
Savings: Offered here at approximately $2,700.00 USD off of its suggested list price.
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 ...

7.) 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 ...

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