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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Volume 630

The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) You'll hear a roundtable with three pioneers in the adaptive technology industry, Deane Blazie, Jim Fruchterman and Ted Henter, in Eyes on Success Episode 31740:

http://bit.ly/2p6t5h5

2) Visit Hadley's Instructional Videos page to find the all new 'Adding Control Center Items' iFocus Instructional Video, and learn the latest tips for using the accessibility features on the iPhone, iPad and Mac at:

http://bit.ly/2yIt6um

3) You can now purchase the archive of Jonathan Mosen's eight-hour course on podcasting for $60:

http://bit.ly/2vZCXwq

4) The September 2017 release of JAWS 18, the current working version, offers support for Microsoft Edge, anticipatory support for the next version of Firefox, and a host of fixes:

http://bit.ly/2wkRAZ9

5) The Access Technology team of the National Federation of the Blind reviewed the improving Braille support in the Amazon Fire product line:

http://bit.ly/2xHCf8b

6) This very useful page is devoted to 'How-To' tutorials and best practices documents for both using Microsoft Office for Windows if you are using adaptive technology and how to create accessible documents:

http://bit.ly/2wlZwJo

7) AppleVis clues us in as to 'The New, Good, and Bad for VoiceOver Users in MacOS 10.13 High Sierra:"

http://bit.ly/2ft4Zr3

8) APH invites you to 'Practice your Math in a Flash with a New APH Action for Google Home,' and asks for suggestions of other Alexa or Home skills you might want them to create:

http://bit.ly/2xLHm7x

9) Here is a handy page with the title 'Getting Started with Website Accessibility:'

http://bit.ly/2xHeJYT

10) HumanWare offers some training videos for the Romeo and Juliet line of embossers:

10A) Romeo/Juliet complete video tutorial:

http://bit.ly/2k61MCX

10B) Embossing from the BrailleNote Touch:

http://bit.ly/2hymZoj

10C) Embossing from a Thumb Drive:

http://bit.ly/2wXi7jw

10D) Discounts are available on the Phoenix:

http://bit.ly/2xHePzJ

10E) And the Express 150:

http://bit.ly/2hyt5Fi

11) A webinar, 'Navigating VPAT 2.0: A Guide for Vendors' will take place on 4 October 2017:

http://bit.ly/2wlgwzv

12) Those familiar with the WCAG 2.0 guidelines are asked to take a short survey on their readability:

http://bit.ly/2wkZLol

13) The Twitter client TheQube is still alive after all, with a new beta release:

http://bit.ly/2y9yfP6

14) Disability Resources and Educational Services of the University of Illinois offers online digital badging courses in the area of IT Accessibility:

http://bit.ly/2ybwvok

15) The latest Tech Doctor podcast is entitled 'Updated Operating Systems and New Hardware:'

http://bit.ly/2ryoBxG

16) And finally, the Blind Bargains Qast is back with #115:

http://bit.ly/2yv0zaJ

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1.) One Hardly Used Brailliant BI 32 Cell New Generation Refreshable Braille Display with Executive Products Carrying Case for $1,995.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

Price: $1,995.00 USD
Savings: Offered here at approximately 25% off of its suggested list price.
Contact: http://bit.ly/2wcrdrF.
Description: 32 Braille Cells give you just enough Braille for desktop use while offering tremendous portability and functionality for the Braille user on the go! Ergonomic thumbkeys together with ...

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