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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 7, 2017 - Volume 627

The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) Jonathan Mosen has begun a new blog for VFO-Group. Here is the first post:

http://bit.ly/2eNyN54

2) Doug Lee has created free JAWS scripts for several apps, including YouTube, TeamTalk, Skype, and Skype for Business:

http://bit.ly/2j5DGry

3) The Leasey scripts, in versions that benefit both beginners and advanced users, now cost less. Leasey Total Package costs about $100, while Leasey Advanced costs about $62.00:

http://bit.ly/2xcHei0

4) 'Google in the Classroom: Chromebooks and G Suite Apps' gives a good summary of this evolving topic:

http://bit.ly/2j5WPcP

5) Here is a Review of Microsoft OneNote for students with low vision and dysgraphia:

http://bit.ly/2xQJcS3

6) Perkins Library has introduced an online store for purchasing NLS cartridges and digital player accessories:

http://bit.ly/2j4aaCB

7) The Smith-Kettlewell Technical File was an innovative publication for aspiring blind technicians. Here we have the archive of issues from 1980-1998:

http://bit.ly/2vO4FOs

8) ZDNet shares: 'So what can you actually do with Linux? A Guide for Beginners:'

http://zd.net/2wa520N

9) The Access technology Team at the National Federation of the Blind reviews the Braille Sense Polaris:

http://bit.ly/2eIUD6i

10) It's always wise to know 'How To properly back Up Your Computer,' and The Verge explains:

http://bit.ly/2xcxWm5

11) Here is where you can get the newsletter from Linson Productions:

http://bit.ly/2wINCw5

12) We learn from AppleVis 'What's New and Noteworthy for August 2017:'

http://bit.ly/2wKFU2Y

13) VFO-Group is officially shipping the ElBraille:

http://bit.ly/2xcvfku

14) This seminars Hadley webinar, recorded with NASA, discusses weather and the impact of water:

http://bit.ly/2j4fRjQ

15) Eyes on success Episode #1737 gives the Torpeys' advice on starting a new podcast:

http://bit.ly/2p6t5h5

16) And we finish with Blind Bargains Qast #112:

http://bit.ly/2gM4oVw

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