Archive for November, 2011

This tip discusses a website, Black Friday Ads (BFAds) that contains ads and deals for many stores that have Black Friday sales. Black Friday is a heavy holiday shopping day that takes place the day after Thanksgiving in the US. 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 the National Federation of the Blind is partnering with Santa to promote Braille literacy. For more information click here. 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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“The Wrong Match”

This week we discuss listener mail, Google WiFi Tracking, Android Support, Android Anti-Virus, Smartphone scams, Phone Market Share, Google Music, CNET’s 10 Ways to Secure a PC, Clickjacking Facebook, Suggested Subscribers, Siri on all iOS, iPod Nano Replacements, iTunes 10.5.1 Security, iOS 5.0.1 Losing Contact, Sandbox Flaw, iTunes Match, Yap, Optelec Twin View 24″ HD Monitor, Visual Learning Summit, Theater Captioning Approved, NVDA Update, NFB, kids and Santa, Lying Online, Murderous Shrimp, FBI Grades, WWYT, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This is a demonstration of Siri on the iPhone 4S courtesy of Jonathan Mosen. You can find Jonathan on Twitter, MushroomFM.com, and be sure to check out his Freedom Scientific podcast called FSCast. 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, Blind Access TS, dedicated to news and resources for people with vision loss. 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 use and access the Genius feature of the iOS App Store which provides ou app recommendations based on apps you hahve purchased. 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 website, Open Culture, contains literature, language lessons, and other material that you can download for free to embrace your inner scholar.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, November 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. To make requests please follow the show’s Twitter account @MeltingPotShow, call (774) ASK-Erin (774-275-3746), or email erin@mushroomfm.com.

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“63”

This week we discuss listener mail, Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Zero-Day Work-Around, Steam, Pirate Bay blocking, Charlie Miller banned, iOS 5.0.1 battery issues, Apple MagSafe Replacement, Apple iPad Voting, Adobe Mobile Flash, Firefox 8 and Accessibility, M-Enabling Summit, Robotic Guide Dogs, GW Micro ReadyEasy+, Cheaper Internet, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This tip demonstrates the process of updating your iPhone’s, or iOS device’s, firmware using iOS 5’s new over-the-air capability. 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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