On this issue of SeroSpectives, Lisa Salinger is joined by Alena Roberts, a private
contractor and feature writer for the Matilda
Ziegler Magazine, Michael
McCarty, Director of Social Media at The American
Printing House for the Blind, and Serotek’s
own Mike Calvo to discuss the top
stories in technology for November, 2011.
In the Community
The NLS Materials
Development Division Modifies the Digital Talking Book Management Software
From blastbay Studios: audio
demo of our upcoming game, Perilous Hearts!
NEW FAQ on Code Factory’s
Noke Screen Reader
in alpha testing called Twit Monger.
A user has modified Qwitter
4.5.1 to use the new API, so it can now receive direct messages and mentions
Another Qwitter spin-off: The Qube
Kudos to Qwitter, the program that proves once and for all, that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
OCR plugin for NVDA:
Company Develops Robot Guide Dog
Serotek Conquers a New
Frontier for Blind Veterans:
– National Federation of the Blind Partners with Santa to Promote Braille Literacy
on Top Braille
If you use Braille with your iPhone, iPad or iPod, there’s a
Braille User Group on AppleVis to connect
From CNETNews: A Windows 8
smartphone could be coming next year
Google unleashes Android Ice
Cream Sandwich Coming Nov. 17
Oregon Puts iPad Voting on
information on obtaining a refund for inaccessible iOS apps
From Yahooaccess: 10 things
blind people can teach us about Apple’s #Siri on the #iPhone 4S. From macstoriesnet: Apple Releases GarageBand for
Comprehensive Audio Demonstration of Siri
More Accessibility maybe?
Office 365 updates begin to percolate through Microsoft’s line-up Windows 7 continues to roll as XP fades away
Internet Explorer 10 to add spell checking, auto-correct
Apple confirms Siri isn’t
coming to any other devices as of now
Air supplies almost one-third of Apple notebook sales
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