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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, January 12, 2017 - Volume 593

The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) REAPER is a complete digital audio production application offering a full multitrack audio recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering toolset. Hartgen Consultancy is offering a 4-session, 60-pound course on this program in February 2017:

http://www.hartgen.org/reaper

2) IT Essentials is an in-depth study of computer software and hardware essentials offered for $150 by CAVI. Upon completion, students can be prepared for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. If enrollment is sufficient, the course will be offered starting in February 2017:

http://wiki.cucat.org/pmwiki.php/Main/ITEssentials

3) Microsoft continues to enhance the accessibility of Windows. Here is a summary of recent changes:

https://coolblindtech.com/accessibility-improvements-in-windows-10-build-1502/

4) This brief post reminds people to "Use Heading Styles to Make Your Document More Accessible," and shows how to do it:

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Use-heading-styles-to-make-your-document-more-accessible-68f1eeff-6113-410f-8313-b5d382cc3be1

5) This lengthy, multi-section article, "A Computer for Everything: One Year of iPad Pro." is geeky and not for the faint of heart, but contains a lot of information and resources:

https://www.macstories.net/stories/one-year-of-ipad-pro/

6) Written by a blind writer, this post concerns "The Quest to Make Google Home and Echo Accessible to Someone With a Speech Disability:"

https://sightlessscribs.wordpress.com/2017/01/10/the-quest-to-make-google-home-and-echo-accessible-to-someone-with-a-speech-disability/

7) Tom Moore wrote an article about how to reclaim your online privacy:

http://blog.tommoor.com/2017/01/07/getting-your-privacy-back/

8) Here's the Blind Bargains Apple Rundown Podcast:

http://blindbargains.com/bargains.php?m=16465

9) Also ready for our perusal is Maccessibility Podcast #123:

http://maccessibility.net/2017/01/08/mrtp-123-a-fat-hockeypuck/

10) Visit Hadley's YouTube Channel to find the all new "Exploring the TV App" iFocus Instructional Video:

https://youtu.be/LN3NLGcv9KY

11) Learn about the Blind Driver Challenge on Eyes on Success #1703:

http://eyesonsuccess.net

12) AIRA Smart Glasses Visual Interpreter for the Blind is the subject of this week's A T Junkie Podcast:

https://audioboom.com/posts/5469569-the-a-t-junkie-show-featuring-aira-smart-glasses-visual-interpreter-for-the-blind

13) And finally, Holly answers the question: "What do I use Braille for in 2017?"

http://blindnewworld.org/blog/use-braille-2017/

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