Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 261
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology
Distributed by Flying Blind, LLC
This Issue's Featured Advertisement:
What distinguishes NetECHO from any other web browser today is that it does not require a PC or mobile phone, web browser, or screenreader in order to use the application. Amazed? We were too. To subscribe to the NetECHO service, or to obtain more information about it, including a complete 45 minute audio podcast demonstration of NetEcho given by Flying Blind, LLC founder Larry Lewis, visit us today at www.flying-blind.com.
1) You can download Freedom SScientific FSCast #42, where you can learn about dual monitor support in MAGic and about the Dropbox site for backing up and syncing files.
2) From the Access India list comes news of a podcast on proofreading.
3) Rigen Technology offers a 32-hour Office Skills class and a 14-hour Web Development course.
4) Gizmo brings us news of a free utility to create bootable USB drives which is supposed to work in Windows as well as Linux.
5) The Gizmo team has also updated their choices for Best Free Audio / Video Format Conversion Program
6) The 3 June, 2010 issue of windows Secrets leads off with Five small and essential apps to armor your PC
7) The Cisco Academy for the Visually Impaired is offering three $500 classes to start in July; classes are self-paced and discounts and scholarships are said to be available ITE1 is an introduction to PC repair including: Hardware, installing and maintaining an operating system, Troubleshooting, portable devices, and customer service. Discovery 1 is focused on home and small business networking. It is the first of four courses that prepare students to take the CCNA certification. Exploration is a more in depth look at networking, both theoretical and practical for those students who wish to really get their hands into building and designing networks. More information can be had by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the newly-designed website:
8) SeroTalk Podcast #43 discusses all the news about the upcoming iPhone release with its new accessibility features and lots of other news.
9) For a long time, the Jawslite mailing list was a good source for getting help and sharing information about JAWS. The original list is no more, but a new one has been formed. To join, write to:
For questions and comments regarding Tidbits, please e-mail Dean Martineau at email@example.com. Dean Martineau provides adaptive technology training by phone, online, and in person, with flexible arrangements, and at affordable prices.
Would you like to receive text-only versions of the Top Tech Tidbits and Adaptech Insider Newsletters? If so, find the link at the bottom of each Newsletter titled "Update Profile/E-Mail Address", and check this newly-available option.
Feel free to forward individual Tidbits, or the entire tidbits issue, to interested people (but make sure they don't already receive it; a lot do!) When doing this, please have the courtesy to cite your source, perhaps directing them to the Tidbits archive (see below.)
Tidbits is intentionally concise, and we know a lot of people may not understand some items because little explanation is given. If a particular Tidbit brings up a question in your mind, feel free to ask, and I will try to answer as time and knowledge permit.
Visit the Tidbits archive at http://www.flying-blind.com/tidbits2010.html where you can grab back issues. All that welcome information for future issues can come to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can subscribe to Top Tech Tidbits on the Flying Blind, LLC Website at: http://www.flying-blind.com. Here you will find an accessibly friendly and secure form into which you can enter your email address, click submit, and begin receiving Tidbits weekly. It's that easy.
| Flying Blind, LLC | 955 Pembrook Road | Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44121 |