[nfbwatlk] {Disarmed} FW: Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, April 21, 2011 - Volume 302

Jacob Struiksma lawnmower84 at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 21 09:31:36 CDT 2011


 
 
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The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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Greetings! 

A shout out to the Baha'is throughout the world, as the holiest and most
joyous festival of the Baha'i year starts today. Also wishing our Jewish
readers a fantastic Passover Celebration and our Christian readers a Blessed
Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

1) There is a wealth of new material on the Gizmo's Best Freeware site. I'll
list a lot of it, but if you want to keep up with everything posted there
that I may not choose to announce, here is the address for updated articles:
http://www.techsupportalert.com/tracker_updated_only
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And for new material of several types:
http://www.techsupportalert.com/new-articles
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Best Free Software to Cut, Split or Merge Audio Files 
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-cut-split-merge-audio-files.htm
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Best Free Word Processor (like always, some of these may not be all that
accessible) 
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/word-processor-replacement.htm
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9 Superb Free Apps that you Simply Must Install on Your Android Phone
http://www.techsupportalert.com/9-best-free-android-apps-you-simply-must-ins
tall-your-new-mobile-device.htm
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87 Places For Free Audio Books Online 
http://www.techsupportalert.com/free-books-audio
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Best Free Unit and Currency Conversion Program 
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-unit-conversion-program.htm
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Best Free Timer / Alarm Clock 
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/best-free-timer-alarm-clock.htm
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Best Free Boilerplate Text Manager 
http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-boilerplate-text-manager.htm
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Best Free Spell-Checker 
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Best Free Electronic Book Reader 
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2) At last, here are the most common keyboard commands for the very latest
version of Microsoft Word, in one handy volume, compiled by yours truly.
Major headings include Word commands, JAWS commands for Word, Window-Eyes
commands for Word, and finally System Access commands for Word. In addition
to keystrokes, it also includes step-by-step instructions for customizing
the keyboard and the Quick Access Toolbar. the $6.00 booklet is available in
paper or electronic braille, or in Word format. 
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/WORD2010KC.html
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3) Tek Talk Presents APH Talking PC Maps, Bringing Your World to Your PC GMT
Tuesday, 26 April, 2011 at 00:00.
http://conference321.com/masteradmin/room.asp?id=rsc9613dc89eb2
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4) The NFB is seeking information about accessibility barriers in the
digital technology used by all students, teachers, and administrators in
K-12 schools, universities, and colleges in the United States. We encourage
students, teachers, administrators and parents of blind students to complete
the following survey so that the NFB can learn more about educational
technology that is either helping or hindering the learning process for
blind students.
http://www.nfb.org/technologyform
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5) In honor of its 25th birthday, Dolphin Computer Services has released a
rather amusing retrospective podcast.
http://www.yourdolphin.com/podcasts/dol25.mp3
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6) In Serotalk Tech Chat 97, Four Users Share their Favorite Accessible Mac
Apps
http://www.serotalk.com/2011/04/15/tech-chat-97-four-users-share-their-favor
ite-accessible-mac-apps/
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7) The April 11, 2011 post to the NFB Access Technology Blog discusses the
Snapfon, a new mobile phone desibned for ease of use for seniors and others
seeking a simple phone.
http://www.nfb.org/nfb/Access_Technology_Blog.asp
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8) This Fred's Head post is called FreePhone2Phone Makes Free 10-Minute
International Calls, After an Ad or Two
http://www.fredshead.info/2011/04/freephone2phone-makes-free-10-minute.html
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9) Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic has changed its name to Learning
Ally, and JAWS systematically mispronounces it.
http://www.learningally.org/About-Us/19/
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10) Voiceover on Podcast is a recently-renamed podcast where all things
Voiceover are reviewed.
http://VoiceOverOn.podbean.com
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11) Mushroom FM is celebrating its first birthday this weekend, with a $500
cash competition, t-shirt giveaways, retrospectives about how and why the
station got started and its first year on the air. 50 hours of continuous
live programming begins at 5 AM eastern on Saturday. A new Mushroom FM
trivia question will be asked each hour. Everyone who answers right will go
into the $500 prize draw which will be conducted between 6 and 7 AM Eastern
on Monday morning.
http://www.mushroomfm.com/
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11) A new article has just been posted to the GW Micro Knowledgebase: Block
Audio Ads and Popups on SendSpace and similar Websites with Internet
Explorer 
http://gwmicro.com/kb1126
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12) The State of Texas is looking for a technology trainer to work in
Austin.
https://rm.accesshr.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrde
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