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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Volume 625

The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) According to this Microsoft Support post, it is now easier to read and edit text, tables, lists and images in email when you're using a screen reader:

http://bit.ly/2vhXNVh

2) Jonathan Mosen offers an eight-hour course, "Unleash your Inner Podcast," for $80.00, the first four Saturdays of September 2017:

http://bit.ly/2vZCXwq

3) For the 5th year in a row, Jonathan Mosen will be selling his "iOS Without the Eye" book for the new iOS version, iOS 11. The book will be available for sale just before the new version is released, likely in September:

http://bit.ly/2isEeYo

4) EMac Speak, which identifies itself as the "Complete Audio Desktop," now starts and runs faster with its latest update:

http://bit.ly/2w66aEk

5) This Microsoft Researchers post describes how "Microsoft Researchers Achieve New Conversational Speech Recognition Milestone:"

http://bit.ly/2v84KvY

6A) The Grapheel Project aims to make graphs and science accessible to blind and visually impaired people. Here is their website:

http://bit.ly/2wA3e6i

6B) And you can find a podcast on the project here:

http://bit.ly/2w5CmYF

7) HumanWare announces the release of Explore 8, which it characterizes as "the largest screen handheld electronic magnifier in the smallest package:"

http://bit.ly/2vhvTIW

8A) We learn about the new more robust Focus 40 Blue Braille display, progress in Microsoft Edge support in JAWS, and more in FSCast #142 (MP3):

http://bit.ly/2xuiq1d

8B) Read about the Focus 40 Blue here:

http://bit.ly/2xea0M3

9) The latest Access Tech Watch 360 podcast discusses the popular Microsoft Seeing AI app:

http://bit.ly/2xeVbZu

10) Learn the ins and outs of digitizing the Helen Keller Archive on Eyes on Success Episode #1735:

http://bit.ly/2p6t5h5

11) And finally this week, Google has a new dedicated disability support team who can be reached via email weekdays between 15:00-0:00 GMT. They will field questions about accessibility features within Google products, general accessibility and assistive technology:

disability-support-external@google.com

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