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This democast runs through the installation of Kurzweil 1000 version 13, the latest scanning and reading software for the visually impaired produced by target=new Kurzweil Educational Systems, a subsidiary of target=new Cambium Learning Technologies Cambium Learning Technologies. We also discuss some of the new features in this version. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to

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“The New iPad”

This democast will discuss our impressions of the new Apple iPad or iPad (3rd Generation) in terms of use and accessibility. We would like to point out that the iPad does get warm to the touch in the bottom left in portrait mode after using intense graphic apps, but nothing outrageous or concerning.

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This tip is merely a special announcement from the Team at Tech Access Weekly. 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 the terrestrial radio included on the Apple iPod Nano. 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 free iOS app called Pocket Braille that is a reference guide to US grade I literary braille and punctuation. 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 trading site, Swap, where you can exchange items you may not want for those with greater appeal. 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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Have you ever wanted to delete all of your tweets from Twitter? This simple Webapp called TwitWipe, will do the trick, slowly but surely. 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 gives a quick overview of the 6th Generation Apple iPod Nano. 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 various apps for both iOS and Android Smartphones that can help you track Santa’s progress around the world on Christmas Eve so visit NORAD Tracks Santa, the website. 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 search engine, called Book Lamp, integrated with the Book Genome Project that can find and recommend books based on various criteria. 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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