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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 270
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) The August, 2010 issue of Access World is now available, containing an article on technology policy, a guide to choosing notetakers and other portable devices, a review of the NLS digital book player, and more.
http://www.afb.org/accessworld

2) Chip Orange has written a two-part article for the Gw Micro Wiki on how to write a Window-Eyes script. Since this is a wiki, the articles are subject to revision and improvement by anybody in the community. Part one is here:
http://www.gwmicro.com/mediawiki/index.php/So_you_want_to_write_a_script%3F
And the whole GW Micro Wiki is here:
http://gwmicro.com/wiki

3) Importing contacts into the Sense notetakers from a CSV file is a Gw Micro knowledgebase articdle that has been updated with examples of the process to follow to accomplish this.
http://www.gwmicro.com/kb1118

4) There is finally a good and accessible hd radio available in the US, and you can hear about it on Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday 17 August at 00:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2

5) A rapidly-growing community resource where people describe accessible apps for the iPhone, iTouch and IPad is AppleVis.
http://www.applevis.com/

6) The b-t-r mailing list has been created for discussions about the Total Recorder program which allows for recording of streaming audio and Skype conversations. The list is on yahoogroups. To join send a blank message to
b-t-r-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

7) "Apple Accessibility: What Does It Mean?" is a presentation Robert Carter made at the recent ACB convention.
http://www.dr-carter.com/?p=58

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