Archive for March, 2011

This tip demonstrates how to identify currency with three different iPhone apps including oMoby, Noogle Noggles, and LookTel Money Reader. 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 recently-launched website dedicated to the accessibility of android devices called Android Access. It includes lists of accessible apps, information on Code Factory’s Android “Mobile Access”, as well as other resources. 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 how to protect yourself on Twitter by enabling the new HTTPS option and protecting your tweets. 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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“Much Ado About Nothing”

This week we discuss listener mail, Android accessibility, Japan crisis, iPhone 3g security, Firefox, Zune, Internet Explorer 9 issues, Google’s lack of accessibility, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This tip describes how you can securely erase your iPhone or other iOS device for those times when you want to giveaway or sell your outdated model. 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 how to use Dropbox for iPhone to synchronize your files. For a further discussion of Dropbox, see Daily Tip #43 and if you need a Dropbox account, just go here. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

Please note, you can purchase the song used in this tip, “I Unfriended You on Facebook” by Par Trick, one of our listeners, on iTunes.

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This is a website that allows you to perform a quick recognition of image files containing text called NewOCR.com. Some supported formats include: bmp, jpg, pdf, and tif. 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 iPhone app that detects light in a room by using the camera and transforms it into sound. Join Darrell Shandrow for this tip on Light Detector (version 1.0). 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 demonstration of an accessible client for Pandora.comHope that you can purchase for $10 (USD). 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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“For Mature Audiences Only”

This week we discuss listener mail about Android Accessibility (see below), Firefox, Patch Tuesday, WordPress DDoS, Android malware, Apple Updates, NVDA named Project of Month by SourceForge, Kasper and Autism, iPhone apps and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

To read a great email (3 parts) about Android Accessibility by Sandy Thompson, a CodeFactory beta tester, please continue below.

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Listener Mail…
Date: March 6, 2011
Firstly, I would like to say that I have become a big fan of your Tech Access Weekly Podcast, since I discovered it on the TuneIn Radio Android App, about a month ago. I have even recommended it to my friends and family, so I was very excited when I read that in Episode 83, you mentioned Code Factory’s newest product Mobile Accessibility for Android.

My name is Sandy Thompson and I am one of the Beta Testers for Code Factory’s (CF’s) Mobile Accessibility for Android (MA). Read the rest of this entry »

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