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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 15, 2015 - Volume 530
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

We start this week with two new accessible iOS games:

1) "A Blind Legend" is an audio game that does not require VoiceOver, and makes excellent use of sound:
http://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/games/blind-legend

2) We also have another free game, "Blindfold Bowling:"
http://www.applevis.com/apps/ios/games/blindfold-bowling

3) If you want to join a new mailing list to discuss Windows 10, send a blank message to:
windows-10-for-the-blind+subscribe@groups.io

4) Here is a fun resource: An A-Z Index of the Windows CMD command line:
http://ss64.com/nt/

5) Hear about what's new in JAWS Version 17 on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 20 October 2015 at 00:00:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

6) Learn about Making Data Visualizations Accessible on Eyes on Success #1542:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

7) Visit Hadley’s YouTube Channel to find the new iFocus "3D Touch on the Desktop" Instructional Video at:
https://youtu.be/Dv1UvWdivZE

8) This YouTube video is called "Mobile Web Accessibility for Developers:"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Awshi583sU

9) The archive of the Hartgen Consultancy JAWS scripting course is now available for sale:
http://www.hartgen.org/training

10) This podcast is called "My One Month Opinion of The Apple Watch: The Little WatchOS That (Potentially) Could!"
https://www.coolblindtech.com/my-one-month-opinion-of-the-apple-watch-the-little-watchos-that-potentially-could/

11) This YouTube video claims to be "Revealing A Secret Feature of the BlindSquare GPS App:"
http://youtu.be/7zd02UstKo8

12) Here is a listing of "Things You Can Ask Siri:"
http://www.apple.com/ios/siri/

13) And finally, check out Facebook's efforts to make photos on its news feeds accessible to users who are vision impaired:
http://techcrunch.com/2015/10/13/facebooks-working-on-a-tool-to-help-the-blind-see-images/#.my80q2:hiHF

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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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