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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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“Not So Hot”

This week we discuss listener mail, Vinux and Linux Updates; 18 Companies Sued Over Privacy Issues, Ad-Supported Apps Drain Your Battery, Apple Software Installer Update, Mountain Lion Preview 2 Gets Twitter & more, New iPad Accessibility, New iPads Feel Hot, Record iPad Sales, Apple Stock Option Changes, RIAA & ISP’s Start Watching Your Downloads, Maybe, Google is Changing Optimized Site Rankings, Facebook Success Might Lead to Charging Developers, Facebook Integrates with Dropbox, Paypal Dislikes College Basketball Pools but Relaxes Over Erotic e-Books, India Launches Braille Library for the Blind, Wisconsin Governor Wants to Improve Accessible Books For Blind Students, Justice Department’s Accessibility Standards Go Into Effect, Australia Offers Accessibility Certification Course, Young Australian of the Year Wants Funding for NVDA, Blind Bargains Goes Mobile, Nokia Maps Update Misses the Mark, Braille Sense U2 Trade-In Program, EasyJet Sued Again for Discrimination, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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“Cult of PI”

This week we discuss Book Hoarders Anonymous, listener mail, Critical Microsoft Patches, Firefox 11 is Released, OnLive Licensing of Windows & Office, Virtual Box 4.1.10, Dropbox URL Hacking, Catholic Vatican Hacked, Digital Playground Hacked Because It Was Too Easy, Safari 5.1.4, iOS 5.1 Unannounced Changes, iOS 5.1 Released Changes, & Apple Configurator; Sprint iPad Coming [Rumor], iPhoto for iOS Review, iTunes 10.6 Update, iWork.com is No More, Siri Sued For Being Misleading & Deceptive, Wal-Mart Helping People Move to Digital UltraViolet by Vudu, Twitter Buys Posterous, Facebook Creates Interest Lists, 12-year-old Sues School Over Facebook Privacy, Bank of America Helps Seattle Man Embezzle Millions, Police Do Not Need Warrant to Search Cell Phones, Microsoft Vocal Translation, Portable Sign-Language Translator, Accessibility Seminar at London Book Fair 2012, 6th Annual e-Accessibility Forum, Book Sense Master by HIMS, Chinese Work On Cure For Spinal Cord Injuries, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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“CSUN & the iPad”

This week we discuss listener mail, Book Hoarders Anonymous, Adobe Updates via Ninite/Accessible, Flashback Malware by Twitter, Amazon Drop Cloud Prices, Facebook Messenger for Desktop, Nuance Buys Transcend, Accessible Google+ Hangouts, Dolphin SaySo for Dyslexia, Ambutech Premium Canes, Eurobraille’s EasyTime Braille Computer, Braille Plus 18 (APH) with Android, Desktop Bookport (APH), B2G Braille Notetaker (National Braille Press), 6-Dot Braille Labels by Sighted, Baum Folding Desktop Magnifier, Capti for iOS, Vision Assist for iOS Revisited, Apple OS 7.3.5 Supplemental Update for Time Machine, iOS & HTML5 Rendering, New iPad Specs & Accessibility, iOS 5.1 Update, WWYT, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

To find the audio interviews from CSUN visit BlindBargains.com and Serotalk.com,

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*** Special ***

Celebrating the joy of books! Book Hoarders Anonymous has been released by Erin Edgar and Shannon Curry on BHApodcast.com! Please be sure to check them out and follow the Twitter account @BookHoarders for more information!

“Joyous Copulations”

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“Monkee Around”

This week we discuss Microsoft Azure, Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts, Tax Refunds by Debit Card, HUD Accuses Bank of America of Discriminating Against Disable Mortgage Seekers, Time Warner Cable Data Plans, AT&T Wants Developers To Pay For Data Use, AT&T Unlimited Data Plan Changes, Throttled iPhone User Wins In Court, iOS Picture Security Fix Coming, MacBook Pro Update, Promoted Tweets, Twittering During The Daytona 500, Vision Assist for iOS by SlankyWare.com, Code Factory Update for Android, Perkins Braille Mini & Other Updates, LookTel Recognizer Announced, Accessible Medications in Spain, Last Alert, Blind Student Lobbies For Audio Textbooks, National Record-A-Thon, ADA Standards For Accessible Design, Emergency Access Advisory Committee, Nuance’s Dragon TV Comes To Panasonic, WWYT, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

Be sure to check out our new podcast venture by following Twitter.com/BookHoarders and visiting BHAPodcast.com as we hope to launch in the next week or so!

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“Social Service”

This week we discuss listener mail, Symantec pcAnywhere Security, Google +1 Troubles (Article 1, Article 2, Google Bypassing Microsoft Security, Pokemon Apps, Apple Extends Sanboxing Deadline, Apple Settles Antennagate, Braille Texting for the Sighted, Dolphin Guide Update, Dolphin Fee Update, GW-Micro ReadIt Update, ZoomText 10 Certified for SAP NetWeaver, FDA Approves Glaucoma Drug, DAISY Pipeline 2, Tongue Computing, CSUN is Here!, National Association of the Deaf Conference, Test-Tube Burgers, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, WWYT #3, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

In this episode we referenced Security Now and This Week in Google for commentary on the Google, Apple and Microsoft security issues via TWiT.tv.

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“Growl No More”

This week we discuss listener mail, Microsoft Patch Tuesday, NuCaptcha, Mobile Malware Increases, Google Bounty for Google Chrome OS, Google Cloud Storage, EPIC Investigates Google Privacy Changes, Citibank Double Charging Mobile Customers, Whitney Houston & Twitter, Facebook Verifying Celebrity Accounts, Verizon Helps Parents Control Data Usage, Mountain Lion Kills Some Apps (DaringFireball Article), iOS Data Storing Apps, Windows 8 New Logo, Windows 8 Accessibility via The Verge, Building Microsoft Blog, Anand Tech, & Win Supersite; ZoomText 10.1 Released, Window-Eyes 7.5.3 Released, JAWS 13 Update, Serotek Accessible Event Update, 6-Dot Braille Labeller For Sale, Accessible Voting Technologies, WWYT, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page. You can find the Par Trick song “I Un-friended You on Facebook” in iTunes for $0.99.

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“Tack Ax-cess”

This week we discuss listener mail, Indiana Creation Science (revisit), Symantec Heist, Sandboxing Flash in Firefox, Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Identifying Fake Facebook Accounts, Apple Store by Sam’s Club, Paul McCartney Concert on iTunes & Apple TV, iOS 5.1, Vonage Mobile, Google Chrome on Android, Google’s Bouncer, Super Bowl Wireless Use, Verizon Double Data Plans, Verizon & Redbox, HBO & Online Streaming, New Amazon Prime Offers, Microsoft Kinnect for Blind Mobility, 3-D Jaw Created, Microsoft Accessibility, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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“Expensive Doughnut”

This week we discuss listener mail, Removing Facebook Timeline, Android Botnet & an Update, AT&T Heavy Data Users, AT&T Smartphone Sales, Mac OS & Safari Updates, iPad 3 Rumors, Warner Brothers Encourages Piracy, Google Public Alerts, Firefox 10 Released and Accessibility, NVDA 2012 Release 1 Beta 1, Adobe Day at CSUN, SmartView Senergy PI by Humanware, ATIA 2012 Handouts, Closed Captioning on Sky TV, Airline Fined in Disability Lawsuit, Indiana Adds Religion to Science Class, WWYT #1, WWYT #2, and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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