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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, December 10, 2015 - Volume 538
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) We have two episodes of Eyes on Success to share. #1549 is an interview about Unified English Braille, and #1550 discusses the new Braille smart watch:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

2) Still in the realm of podcasts, the latest Tech Doctor podcast features an interview with the developer of the iOS app for learning Microsoft Word, MlWordTips. We mis-transcribed the name of that App in the last issue of Tidbits:
http://www.drcarter.com

3) In the final episode of Tek Talk for 2015, to take place on GMT Tuesday 15 December at 01:00, you can learn about Sonar Glasses:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

4) Now available from Mosen Consulting is the e-book "Apple TV 4th generation with VoiceOver:"
http://mosen.org/index.php/mosen-consulting-ebook-apple-tv-4th-generation-with-voiceover/

5) These days, when buying a Windows tablet, you often have to be sure you know "How to Choose Whether Your Function Keys are F1-F12 Keys or Special Keys:"
http://www.howtogeek.com/235351/how-to-choose-whether-your-function-keys-are-f1-f12-keys-or-special-keys/

6) This is the first draft of an article about Windows 10 settings; suggestions are encouraged:
https://groups.io/g/win10/wiki/Settings-app-options-overview

7) Here is a blog post "Looking at the Accessibility of the IRC Cloud Service:"
https://www.marcozehe.de/2015/12/07/looking-at-the-accessibility-of-the-irccloud-service/

8) Norman Waddington in the UK has created an accessible 2016 Calendar in Microsoft Word, consisting of several files. To receive the calendar, or 'Diary' in British parlance, write to him at:
normanwaddington504@btinternet.com

9) "Wireless Networking in the Developing World" is a free book about designing, implementing, and maintaining low-cost wireless networks.
http://wndw.net/book.html#readBook

10) Courtesy of Lifehacker we get the article "Top 10 Ways to Browse the Web Better on Your Smartphone:"
http://lifehacker.com/top-10-ways-to-browse-the-web-better-on-your-phone-1746382794

11A) "Maximizing iPad Accessibility for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired" is a 20-minute video. You can read the transcript here:
http://www.perkinselearning.org/videos/webcast/maximizing-ipad-accessibility-for-students-blind-visually-impaired

11B) And the video is here:
http://www.pathstoliteracy.org/technology/ipad-accessibility-webcast

12) The archive of the Hartgen Consultancy Training course on Microsoft Outlook and JAWS for beginners is now available at a lower rate:
http://www.hartgen.org/training

13) This post is called "Four Jobs You Won't Believe People Who are Blind Can Do:"
http://www.perkins.org/stories/blog/four-jobs-you-wont-believe-people-who-are-blind-can-do

14) RNIB's My Voice Report highlights the harsh realities of life for blind and partially sighted people in the UK today:
http://www.vision2020uk.org.uk/rnibs-my-voice-report-highlights-the-harsh-realities-of-life-for-blind-and-partially-sighted-people-in-the-uk-today/

15) Chris Hofstader offers his "2015 In Review And Predictions For 2016:"
http://chrishofstader.com/2015-in-review-and-predictions-for-2016/

16) Here is Lifehacker Australia's take on the most popular How-To Guides for 2015:
http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2015/12/most-popular-how-to-guides-of-2015/

17) CNET suggests "Six Ways to Make Your iPhone More Secure:"
http://www.cnet.com/how-to/six-ways-to-make-your-iphone-more-secure/#ftag=CADf328eec

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