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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Volume 547
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) This post to the Fred's Head Blog summarizes Apple's accessibility resources:
http://www.fredshead.info/2016/02/apple-accessibility-web-resources-and.html

2) CAVI will offer short courses on Windows 10 and Skype during March 2016:
http://wiki.cucat.org/index.php?n=Main.Shortschedule

3) Speaking of Windows 10, Users of NVDA who have the App Essentials add-on installed can now hear Cortana's text responses read automatically:
http://addons.nvda-project.org/addons/wintenApps.en.html

4) And speaking of CAVI, they continue to develop their Audio Editing Fundamentals course, and there's still time to enroll for this term:
http://wiki.cucat.org/index.php?n=Main.AudioEditingFundamentals

5) You can buy a $39 tutorial on Amazon Echo aimed at users of adaptive technology:
http://blindbargains.com/classifieds.php?m=2908

6) The MacCessibility team gives us Podcast #101:
http://maccessibility.net/2016/02/07/mrtp-101-consistently-and-competently-squashed/

7) In this edition of the RNIB Insight Radio podcast we learn about a blind YouTube sensation:
http://www.insightradio.co.uk/podcast-episode.html?category=morning_mix&name=2016-01-12_tommy_edison_tx_podcast.mp3#.VrvacNAjYed

8) The website for HIMS has been revamped, and works much better on mobile devices:
https://hims-inc.com/

9) You might want to explore the Age and Accessibility blog from IBM Accessibility:
http://ageandability.com/

10) Hear about United in Stride, an organization to match blind runners with sighted guides, on Eyes on Success #1607:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

11) Perkins School brings us, "Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About Unified English Braille:"
http://www.perkins.org/stories/blog/everything-you-need-to-know-about-unified-english-braille

12) This post purports to contain "iPhone Features: Hidden iOS Tricks That Are Actually Hidden:"
http://bgr.com/2016/01/22/iphone-features-ios-9-hidden-ios/

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