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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, October 20, 2016 - Volume 581
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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1) Available in Word, DAISY, text, electronic Braille or paper Braille, "Getting Started with Android" from National Braille Press costs $24 and could fill a gap that has existed for those wishing to learn about Android:
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/ANDROID.html

2) Fifteen professional development webinars from American Foundation for the Blind which normally cost $49.95 are on sale through 22 October for $9.95. You can buy now and you have a year to watch the course:
http://www.afb.org/store/Pages/ShoppingCart/Insidebookstore.aspx?pageid=7

3A) The Annual Tek Talk Program featuring information about the newest JAWS version will air on GMT Tuesday, 25 October at 00:00, as we hear about JAWS 18:
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

3B) Speaking of JAWS 18, its third public beta version is ready for testing:
https://www.freedomscientific.com/Downloads/Jaws/JawsPublicBeta

4) This YouTube video shows a blind youth building complex Lego models using textual instructions:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVy5E2DZkKM&feature=youtu.be

5) This YouTube video offers one person's perspective on the "Best iPad Apps for Beginners:"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrCm7ZHrzMA&feature=youtu.be

6) HIMS has updated the Braille Edge firmware so that it works better with JAWS, as well as fully implementing UEB:
http://blindbargains.com/bargains.php?m=16027

7) For what is described as "a limited time," the price of KNFB Reader for Android is reduced by eighty percent, to $19.95, thanks to support from Google:
https://nfb.org/national-federation-blind-applauds-continued-support-google-knfb-reader-google-supports-continued

8) "An Overview of Four iOS Text Editors" is a concise and insightful summary:
http://www.applevis.com/guides/bluetooth-braille-ipad-iphone/overview-four-text-editors

9) This Cool Blind Tech Podcast demonstrates using Windows Mail with Narrator and the Microsoft Edge browser:
https://www.coolblindtech.com/windows-mail-using-narrator-third-party-screen-reader-not-required/

10) iAccessibility offers a range of technology training for Windows, Mac and iOS for $18/hour:
http://iaccessibility.net/index.php/2016/10/15/online-training-new-service-iaccessibility/

11) American Printing House has created a Braille translator program called BrailleBlaster. It is primarily geared toward the needs of teachers, parents and transcribers. You may be able to test it free:
http://www.aph.org/brailleblaster/#brailleblaster

12) Screen reader support is generally not excellent for this feature except for users of System Access to Go, but Microsoft's Speech Recognition continues to be available in Windows, and here is a list of its commands:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12427/windows-speech-recognition-commands?platform=hootsuite

13A) In news of regular podcasts, Episode 119 of the MacCessibility Round Table awaits:
http://maccessibility.net/2016/10/16/mrtp-119-mutual-fingerprinting/

13B) So does Blind Bargains Qast #77:
http://blindbargains.com/bargains.php?m=16026

13C) And Eyes on Success #1643 concerns itself with solo world traveling by a person who is blind and partially deaf:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

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