Archive for March, 2011

“Focus! Focus!”

This week we discuss listener mail, an update on DocuScan Plus, Mac and IOS updates, Google Chrome, Kansas City, Google +1, Amazon Cloud services, new Microsoft plug-ins for Office to Sub-Title Powerpoint and Save to Daisy, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This tip demos a simple game that brings a science fiction twist to classic Simon Says game called Silent Space for IOS (version 1.1). 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 describes a great travel mug that will keep things hot or cold in a fantastic spill-proof and easy clean design called Thermos Stainless King Travel Mug. 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 discusses a website dedicated to assisting parents of visually impaired children called FamilyConnect.org. 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 discusses a website that gives information on a variety of topics and how they work called conveniently enough, How Stuff Works. We also demo the iPhone app which has some accessibility issues. 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 a free app for searching the Internet using voice recognition called Dragon Search. 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 discusses a website database containing over a million products listed by bar code called BCScan.com. 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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“I See Sun”

This week we discuss AT&T buying T-Mobile, a CSUN roundup with Stem Stomper, Braille printers and embossers, Orion with Android, tactile mouse, DocuScan Plus with a Hover Cam, a label maker, and much more! For the CSUN podcasts mentioned in this episode, please visit Blind Bargains and SeroTalk. To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This tip demonstrates an experiment from Google Labs that uses social data to determine people you might like to follow on Twitter called Follow Finder.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 describes how to change the Internet Time Server that Windows 7 uses to manage your date and time. 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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