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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, May 11, 2017 - Volume 610

The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) PrizmoGo is a new iOS App for reading print. It has garnered positive reviews. Here are two podcasts demonstrating it:

http://bit.ly/2q5ePp6
http://bit.ly/2r2d2z0

2) Meanwhile, the May 2017 issue of The Braille Monitor discusses the present and future status of the KNFB Reader App which also aims at allowing print reading:

http://bit.ly/2q4XxsJ

3) A blind journalist has a blog post about why companies and tech developers should care about adding accessibility and how they respond to accessibility inquiries:

http://bit.ly/2qtW1RS

4) The voice assistant battle shows no sign of losing intensity, and here we learn about a new ability: "How To Make Free Voice Calls From Your Amazon Echo:"

http://bit.ly/2qVtaWz

5) On the Google Home side, we learn "How to Send Recipes to Google Home for Step-By-Step Instructions:"

http://bit.ly/2pBbcVz

6) JAWS is sometimes unable to use accessibility information in some applications. This page contains an explanation of the symptoms and some scripts to address the issue:

http://bit.ly/2q4PzQy

7) This is a useful accessibility style guide by Cari Fisher:

http://bit.ly/2pzy5I2

8) This description of the Canute Braille device from Bristol is more thorough than that found on the official web site:

http://bit.ly/2r4eZf9

9) Take the "Accessibility of PDF Forms Survey 2017:"

http://bit.ly/2r1X0VC

10) The May 4th 2017 installment of the In Process Blog discusses features in the next two NVDA versions to appear, and clarifies differences between the installed and portable versions:

http://bit.ly/2r26PmP

11) You can examine the product page for the forthcoming Brailliant 14 portable display from HumanWare, which may have some unique features for iOS users:

http://bit.ly/2pmfIuU

12) The Dictation Bridge team invites those wishing to help improve the NVDA version of the product to join the test team. Email:

sales@3mousetech.com

13) The Audio Pizza crew is back with a new chapter on audio editing with Reaper:

http://apple.co/2qVued6

14) Bookshare is the subject of the Blind Side podcast, Episode #34 (MP3):

http://bit.ly/2qVhjI0

15) David Goldfield has written a concise and comprehensive guide for copying and pasting text spoken by a screen reader:

http://bit.ly/2pmkEQz

16) Blind Bargains Qast 399 has the latest news and trends:

http://bit.ly/2qufXEx

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