[Ohio-talk] Technology Tidbits From The New Jersey Technology Listserv

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Fri Apr 27 03:24:27 UTC 2018


Greetings Friends,

Here are some technology items that might interest you as found in the New Jersey Technology Listserv.
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:46:23 -0400 
From: "Janie Degenshein" <jdegen16 at comcast.net> 
To: "new jerseytechdiv" <njtechdiv at nfbnet.org> 
Subject: [Njtechdiv] Fw: Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, April 26, 2018 
	- Volume 657 
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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, April 26, 2018 - Volume 657    enjoy this 
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Dear Jane, 
 
1) A user recommends Ulysses for iOS or Mac as a tool for writing blog 
posts, sketching notes, and the like. It is extremely accessible: 
http://bit.ly/2vLj3Ho 
 
2A) From the Freedom Scientific Blog comes "Freedom Scientific Software and 
the Microsoft Windows 10 Spring Creators Update. What You Need to Know:" 
http://bit.ly/2vLjdhY 
 
2B) Upgrades for ZoomText and Fusion are available to make them compatible 
with the new version: 
http://bit.ly/2HOlKNd 
 
3) The April 2018 issue of AccessWorld contains an interview with Jonathan 
Mosen, a review of the Mystic Access tutorial 'Stress Less, Browse Happy: 
Your Guide to More Easily and Effectively Navigating the Internet with a 
Screen Reader,' and of the free Dictation Bridge software, and discussions 
of developments in Braille and in wearable devices seen at CSUN: 
http://bit.ly/2vLjv8y 
 
4A) FlickType is an innovative iOS keyboard app for blind users that many 
find allows them to write more rapidly: 
https://apple.co/2HsOXdi 
 
4B) You can hear an interview with the product developers here: 
http://bit.ly/2r1g207 
 
5) The US Access Board has launched its own channel on YouTube, featuring 
animations on accessibility, with more content to come: 
http://bit.ly/2JoXhvi 
 
6) GSA's Government-Wide IT Accessibility Program (Section 508) has an open 
vacancy for an Accessibility Specialist: 
http://bit.ly/2qWcUCG 
 
7) Hear about the new way to create Alexa skills without knowing any code, 
among other things, in the Blind Side Podcast, Episode #83 (MP3): 
http://bit.ly/2I0PrbG 
 
8) This blog post from Linson Productions is entitled "Working with Apple: A 
Review of the Apple Watch Series 3 While Working:" 
http://bit.ly/2r5TsED 
 
9) Here is Blind Bargains Qast #140: 
http://bit.ly/2vLjamz 
 
10) On Tek Talk on GMT Tuesday, 1 May 2018 at 00:00, yours truly (Dean 
Martineau) will be talking about YouTube, touting all its treasures, and 
particularly demonstrating a simple program called Pontes Media Downloader 
for downloading videos from YouTube and Facebook and optionally converting 
them to audio: 
http://bit.ly/1MqEtXv 
 
11) Eyes on success launches a two-part series on radio reading services in 
Episode #1817: 
http://bit.ly/2p6t5h5 
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