Archive for February, 2011

This tip discusses a handy audio identification app called Soundhound (Version 3.6) for the iPhone that allows you to play songs, speak or sing into. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This is a demo of an accessible search and video player for YouTube.com called YourTube. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

*UPDATE* We have created a shortened link to get to the site so try using http://bit.ly/accessyourtube.

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“A Good Cheese”

This week we discuss Internet Explorer 9, 2-Step Login, Apple policies, Google Translate, WebOS, The Vatican, text-to-speech, Singularity and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This tip describes MP3Gain which is a free program for adjusting audio file volume levels which is especially useful when craving a consistent sound. We recommend 93db for MP3 files as it has a good level with little to no clipping. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This tip demonstrates Goby for the iPhone which assists you in finding things to do near your current location. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This tip demonstrates how to eliminate the announcement of same-page links using the JAWS 12 settings center. The links still remain on the page, but the fact that they point to different portions of the same page is no longer announced. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This program aired on Sunday, February 6, 2011, on MushroomFM.com, the home of the Fun Guys! Tune in live on Sundays from 7pm to 10pm eastern, or 23:00-02:00 UTC. You may also visit the show page at MushroomFM.com/MeltingPot and follow the show Twitter.com/MeltingPotShow.

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This website, Shortcut World, has lists of shortcuts for many commonly-used Windows, Mac, and Linux programs. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This tip by Darrell Shandrow describes DatePicker, a handy iPhone app for determining what day of the week an event might fall. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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“What, you need to breathe?”

This week we discuss listener mail, Facebook HTTPS, Patch Tuesday, Best Buy & T-Mobile promotions, Verizon iPhone, Super Bowl ads, NFB on eBay, Haptica Braille Watch on Kickstarter, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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