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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 1, 2016 - Volume 574
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication
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Greetings,

1) A few people have questioned the effectiveness of Amazon's accessibility efforts:
http://the-digital-reader.com/2016/08/29/new-kindles-accessibility-features-found-lacking-first-depth-review/

2) This summary of recent accessibility updates to Microsoft products includes a lot of information about SharePoint:
https://blogs.office.com/2016/08/25/productivity-and-inclusion-office-365-accessibility-update/

3) Here are instructions on "How to Add Dropbox (or Other Cloud Services) to the Send To Menu in Windows:"
http://bit.ly/2c6n0K6

4) Visit Hadley's YouTube Channel to find the new "Using the Voice Dream Reader App" iFocus Instructional Video. This video has been revised to reflect all of the recent changes and can be found at:
https://youtu.be/_iKsClkGiR4?list=PLcIupCht58IcZ8m3fS4fScuB8phKEcdSi

5) This is a good short listing of books and tutorials for learning iOS:
http://snip.ly/m8cgl#http://www.fredshead.info/2016/08/paid-resources-available-to-persons-who.html

6) This OS X Daily article is called, "8 iPhone 3D Touch Tricks That Are Actually Useful:"
http://osxdaily.com/2016/05/02/8-useful-3d-touch-iphone-tricks/

7A) To complete a somewhat slow news week, we learn about the commitment to accessibility in Apple products on Eyes on Success, Episode #1636:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

7B) And Blind Bargains Qast 72 will fill in anything left out here, and provide more detail:
http://blindbargains.com/b/15806

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