Archive for June, 2012

This democast is a review of the new and highly anticipated Braille Edge 40 by HIMS. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

Visit the Braille Edge 40 Page

Visit HIMS Site for more products

Follow HIMS on Twitter, @HIMS_Inc

If you are in the market for a Braille display, we recently reviewed the Humanware Brailliant 40 that you can find here.

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“WWDC & more!”

Listener Mail

Robby is looking for a way to get high contrast theme settings onto a Blackberry Bold 9900 that is fully up to date. The Clarity theme only works on 9900’s that are not updated.

Security

LinkedIn confirms passwords were ‘compromised’

eHarmony member passwords compromised

Last.fm warns users of password leak

Check for your password being leaked via LastPass for LinkedIn, eHarmony, and Last.FM.

Microsoft Patches 26 Flaws, Warns of Zero-Day Attack

Flash update for Mac adds silent background updating

Facebook changes data-use policy despite 87% poll opposition

Kaspersky: Devious cyber-weapons share software DNA

Apple News

Apple’s WWDC Keynote by the Numbers

Apple’s WWDC news: New Macbook Pros, iOS 6, upgraded Siri

Retina MacBook Pro full of Air-style proprietary parts

iOS 6 Features you Might Have Missed

Apple using TomTom and OpenStreetMap data in iOS 6 Maps app

Apple releases iTunes 10.6.3

Accessibility News

ZoomText 10.0.3 Has Landed!

NVDA 2012.2.1 Released

“Get on the Bookshare Express” Summer Reading Event!

Blind Olympic torch bearer runs unguided, assisted only by smartphone

What Were You Thinking?

Story #1

Story #2

Other Notes

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Tech Access Weekly
Tech Access Democast
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“Don’t Step in It”

This week we discuss a Password Breach at LinkedIn, US and Israel Confirmed Behind Stuxnet, Flame Virus Used Microsoft Certificate Loophole, Firefox 13 Released, AT&T Helps Android Developers Make Efficient Apps, Windows 8 Upgrade Program, Google Warning About Gmail Hacks, Google Voice Adds New Anonymous Caller Options, Twitter Tweaks Servers For Better Performance, Twitter Usage Doubles Among Users, Facebook Surveys Users About Potential Privacy Changes, All Things D Releases Kara Swisher & Walt Mossberg Interviews with Steve Jobs in Audio and Video, Spoken Layer, NFB Release Newsline App for iOS, BlindSquare for iOS, WebAIM Screenreader Survey #4 Results, ITC Judge Uses Cheech and Chong to Decide Apple Versus Samsung Case, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

Please check out our other podcasts Tech Access Democast and Book Hoarders Anonymous.

You may also want to follow us on Twitter: @RodneyEdgar, @ErinEdgar, and @TA_Weekly.

We would greatly appreciate it if listeners and fans would write a short review in iTunes for our shows as well as other visually impaired and blindness related content. These reviews go a long way to promoting the community and getting the word out because without community involvement there are no shows!

Tech Access Weekly
Tech Access Democast
Tech Access Daily Tips

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Screenshot from Goldwave

This democast will show you how to record and edit audio with the inexpensive application called Goldwave. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

Visit GoldWave.com

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