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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, February 4, 2016 - Volume 546
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication
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Greetings,

1) Hear about how one member of the Freedom Scientific Training Department put together a synchronized Christmas light show using hardware and software controlled by JAWS, on the latest edition of FSCast:
http://www.freedomscientific.com/About/FSCast/FullListing#Episode120

2) This author suggests 75 Twitter feeds to follow, in the areas of career, job search, productivity and self-betterment, personal finance, business and news:
http://mashable.com/2016/02/02/twitter-accounts-your-career/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link#TaC5rJM8eOqK

3) Here is a handy listing of the Top 100 Picture Books with Image Descriptions in Bookshare:
http://www.thinkinclusive.us/image-descriptions-bookshare/

4) Here is an updated listing of the "Basic Screen Reader Commands for Accessibility Testing:"
https://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2015/01/basic-screen-reader-commands-for-accessibility-testing/

5) Check out these "Tips for Using the TurboTax Website and iOS App as a Blind User:"
http://www.applevis.com/forum/ios-ios-app-discussion/tips-using-turbotax-website-and-ios-app-blind-user

6) The monthly AppleVis Unlimited post, "What's New in Accessible Apps for January 2016" has been out since the first hours of February:
http://www.applevis.com/blog/advocacy-apple-apple-tv-ios-ios-apps-ipad-mac-apps-mac-os-x-news-opinion-rumors/applevis

7) Some subscriber to The Blind Perspective Newsletter can win a free copy of the KNFBReader App for their preferred type of phone:
http://www.theblindperspective.com/

8) Here is an interview with the owner of Accessibility Partners, about "Leveling the Playing Field:"
http://reidmymind.com/reid-my-mind-radio-accessibility-partners-leveling-the-playing-field/

9) Thanks to the Microsoft Accessibility Blog we learn about an important Accessibility Update for Windows 10 Mail:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/accessibility/archive/2016/02/01/accessibility-update-for-windows-10-mail.aspx

10) Eyes on Success turns its attention to Audio Exercise Programs in episode #1606:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

11) The next PEAT talk (courtesy of the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology) will take place on Wednesday, 17 February at 19:00 GMT:
http://www.peatworks.org/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=340&qid=40242

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