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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Volume 577
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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1) This is a free cyber-security PDF e-book titled, "Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity:"
http://www.techrepublic.com/resource-library/whitepapers/special-report-cyberwar-and-the-future-of-cybersecurity-free-ebook/

2) In iOS10, some kinds of apps can be integrated directly with SIRI so you can use SIRI to control them. This list gives the apps that have been endowed with this capability to date, and the promise is that it will be updated as new apps are added:
http://www.imore.com/these-are-apps-you-can-use-siri-ios-10

3) The latest operating system for the Mac is out, so we have "macOS 10.12 Sierra: The Ars Technica Review:"
http://arstechnica.com/apple/2016/09/macos-10-12-sierra-the-ars-technica-review/

4) Back on September 8th 2016 we mentioned the existence of OE Classic, a simple, free email client for those who miss the ease of Outlook Express. Unfortunately, the program didn't work very well with JAWS. Hartgen Consultancy has released free scripts to solve most of the major problems:
http://www.hartgen.org/OEClassic

5) RNIB recently held a technology conference in Scotland, and the RNIB Connect Techtalk team was there to record. This page offers a complete list of the recordings by subject:
http://www.insightradio.co.uk/Techshare_Europe_Conference_2014.html#.V-LqGe_rtfF

6A) JAWS scripts for the free Twitter client Open Tween keep evolving:
http://www.dlee.org/tween/tween.htm

6B) Doug Lee is also developing scripts vfor Adobe Connect:
http://www.dlee.org/adobeconnect/

7) Joseph Lee has issued "Request for comments: An audio tutorial and an online meeting on what it takes to make universal apps accessible and create scripts for them:"
https://win10.groups.io/g/win10/topic/request_for_comments_an/2751576

8) On Thursday, 29 September at 18:00 GMT, Humanware will hold a webinar, "The BrailleNote Touch, Demonstration, Discussion and What's Coming!"
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6978345591997334276

9) CAVI is offering a short course on Microsoft Word for beginner and intermediate users:
http://wiki.cucat.org/pmwiki.php/Main/Word?utm_content=buffer4dc0a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

10A) Google has released a messaging app, Allo, with good reviews. Here is an audio demonstration on Android:
https://www.inclusiveandroid.com/content/allo

10B) Here is a 9to5Google post about it:
https://9to5google.com/2016/09/20/google-allo-android-ios-now-available/

10C) And here are tips and tricks from BGR
http://bgr.com/2016/09/21/google-allo-download-tips-tricks/

11A) Here is a Blind Abilities podcast about the latest update to the Victor Reader Stream:
http://blindabilities.com/bapresents/victor-reader-update-with-greg-stilson-from-humanware/

11B) They also offer a series on how to create a podcast, iOS demos, and more:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/blind-abilities/id972152176

12) The ICT-Accessibility Lab of the ZHAW, in collaboration with the Swiss Blind and Visually Impaired Association (SBV), has developed a web tool called PAVE which quickly and easily makes existing PDF documents accessible. With PAVE 2.0, the existing web tool has been fundamentally revised and extended with a new paragraph detection feature:
http://globalaccessibilitynews.com/2016/09/12/pave-2-0-a-new-generation-of-the-web-tool-for-pdf-accessibility/

13) The OverThere iOS Navigation App continues to be improved:
http://bit.ly/overTHERE

14) Learning Ally has a new app for its books, so far on iOS, coming for Android:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/learning-ally-link/id1131235021

15) Visit Hadley's YouTube Channel to find the all new "iOS 10 Compatible Walking Directions with Siri iFocus Instructional Video" at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIpIPoDZebQ&feature=youtu.be

16) Eyes on Success Episode #1639 discusses Top Tech Tidbits:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

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