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Top Tech Tidbits - Volume 273
The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings,

1) You can get the book Exploring Microsoft Word 2007 with JAWS for $10 in electronic or paper braille or text downloafd from National Braille Press.
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/WORD2007.html

2) BG Scrabble is the sixteenth free accessible game from Spoonbill Software. It allows up to four players. To request it, send e-mail to
games@spoonbillsoftware.com.au

3) The September, 2010 issue of AccessWorld is now available, offering articles concerning how to use Yahoo FrontPage, reviews of good and frustrating web sites, a comparison of the different players you can use to play DAISY books, and other articles.
http://www.afb.org/accessworld

4) This GW Micro blog post provides the company's responses to a set of questions regarding the future of screen readers during one of the US summer conventions.
http://www.gwmicro.com/blog/index.php/all/?title=response-to-the-future-of-screen-readers&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1

5) The time for yet another new version of JAWS approaches, and in the official FSCast issue #45 they discuss what's coming in version 12.
http://www.freedomscientific.com/FSCast/episodes/fscast045-august2010.asp

6) The gang at Mushroom FM have produced a guide explaining how to listen to their station (and a lot of others too) on a variety of mobile devices.
http://www.mushroomfm.com/mobile

7) Here is a detailed accessibility review of the Kindle d-book reader which has supposedly been made accessible to the blind.
http://blindaccessjournal.com/?p=949

8) A reader recommends the JustFreeBooks site for finding books:
http://www.JustFreebooks.info

9) Apple is hiring an Accessibility SoftwareQuality engineer
http://jobs.apple.com/index.ajs?BID=1&method=mExternal.showJob&RID=54249&CurrentPage=1
an Accessibility Software Engineer
http://jobs.apple.com/index.ajs?BID=1&method=mExternal.showJob&RID=57019&CurrentPage=1
an iPhone Accessibility engineer
http://jobs.apple.com/index.ajs?BID=1&method=mExternal.showJob&RID=54251&CurrentPage=1
and a WebKit engineer
http://jobs.apple.com/index.ajs?BID=1&method=mExternal.showJob&RID=50566&CurrentPage=1

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