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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 29, 2015 - Volume 532
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

We open this week with a corrected link from last week's issue:

1) T-Base Communications, a full service accessible communications company, is looking for feedback from the blind, deaf-blind or partially sighted community on experiences receiving accessible information in brochures, statements and bills from various service providers:
http://www.tbase.com/survey

2) Since it's time for stocking stuffers, this two-part series offered by Tek Talk each year showcases gift ideas which are perhaps lower in price than a lot of the items discussed ordinarily. This week, on GMT Tuesday, 3 November at 01:00, hear from AT Guys, Speak to Me, and the CCrane Company:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

3) In FSCast #115 we learn about enhancements that have been made to the new Smart Navigation feature, about changing the forms mode sound, and we hear from a JAWS user working for NASA:
http://www.freedomscientific.com/About/FSCast

4) This article from MIT Technology Review is called "New Assistive Technologies Help the Blind Get Active:"
http://www.technologyreview.com/news/542426/fitness-technology-that-helps-the-blind-get-moving/

5A) This SlideShare Presentation bears the challenging title "Android Accessibility - The Missing Manual:"
http://www.slideshare.net/7mary4/android-accessibility-the-missing-manual

5B) Visit the accessible version of this SlideShare Presentation at:
http://www.last-child.com/android-a11y-missing-manual/

6) HowToGeek brings us "26 Actually Useful Things You Can Do with Siri:"
http://www.howtogeek.com/229308/26-actually-useful-things-you-can-do-with-siri/

7) The popular GPS App BlindSquare is the topic for Eyes on Success #1544:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

8) Visit Hadley's YouTube Channel to find the new iFocus "Exploring the News App" Instructional Video at:
https://youtu.be/oT9dKQDDabs

9) ACB Link is an iOS App from American Council of the Blind which, among other things, gives easy access to ACBRadio:
http://acb.org/ACB-Link

10) F123 purports to make the otherwise inaccessible WhatsApp web chat service, accessible, and to have a system for making other difficult sites easier to use:
https://F123Access.com/intro_en

11) This podcast features nine stories from American and international participants who are blind that speak about issues from tactile tips for navigating abroad to applying to the Peace Corps and Fulbright:
http://www.miusa.org/podcast

12) From NosilaCast NC #546, hear about Two New Podcasts, a New Digital Audio Workstation for Recording, Rant About El Capitan and 1Password "Leak:"
http://www.podfeet.com/blog/2015/10/nc-546/

13) Finally, HumanWare will be hosting a Webinar on Thursday, 5 November 2015 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST showcasing a new Victor Stream Tutorial developed by Mystic Access. To learn more about this accessory you can visit the following link to register:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1340411697054033409

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1.) One Gently Used Braille Note Apex 32-Cell Note Taker with QWERTY Style Keyboard
Price: $2,695.00 USD
Savings: Offered here at approximately $2,900.00 USD off of its suggested list price.
Contact: http://bit.ly/1NCpCLq.
Description: This unit has been used for approximately two hours, is in brand new condition, and is begging to be used a whole lot more by someone in the market for a note ...

2.) One Brand New Classic Focus 40 Braille Display
Price: $895.00 USD
Contact: http://bit.ly/1jap5Ww.
Description: This unit has never been used, comes with all of its accessories in it's original box, and works seamlessly with the globally acclaimed JAWS for Windows Screen Reader ...

3.) 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 ...

4.) 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 ...

5.) One Gently Used Ruby XL HD Handheld Video Magnifier
Price: $795.00 USD
Savings: Offered here at approximately $200.00 USD off of its suggested list price.
Contact: http://bit.ly/1VceHLU.
Description: The Ruby HD sets new high definition standards for handheld magnification that other less portable alternatives simply cannot meet. The crystal clear images ...

6.) One Gently Used Optelec Clearview Plus HD with 22 Inch Monitor
Price: $2,195.00 USD
Savings: Offered here at approximately $1,100.00 USD off of its suggested list price.
Contact: http://bit.ly/1UUa5dq.
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 ...

7.) One Refurbished BrailleSense U2 32-Cell Notetaker with QWERTY Keyboard
Price: $3,295.00 USD
Savings: Offered here at approximately $2,300.00 USD off of its suggested list price.
Contact: http://bit.ly/1MQEUx9.
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 ...

8) One Gently Used HandyTech Easy Braille Refreshable Braille Terminal
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 ...

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