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Freedom Scientific's PAC Mate Omni Hosted on Monday, July 30, 2007

Presenter: Jonathan Mosen., Vice President, Blindness Hardware Product, Management Freedom Scientific BLV Group LLC. Phone in USA: 800-444-4443.
Worldwide Phone: 727-803-8000. Email: jmosen@FreedomScientific.com .
Web: http://www.freedomscientific.com.

Download 07-30-07.mp3 25.57 MB Hosted on Monday, July 30, 2007

The Victor Reader Stream - Small in Size - Big in Features! Hosted on Monday, July 23, 2007

Mike Gibson, Blindness Product Specialist 800-722-3393 Ext 264
Email: mike.gibson@humanware.com
Gerry Chevalier, Victor Reader Product Manager
Email: gerry.chevalier@humanware.com

Download 07-23-07.mp3 11.26 MB Hosted on Monday, July 23, 2007

TextPal, A Free and Accessible File Management System Hosted on Monday, July 16, 2007

Presenter: Dean Martineau, Top Dot Enterprises. dean@topdotenterprises.com

Download 07-16-07.mp3 18.79 MB Hosted on Monday, July 16, 2007

Manage and Edit Sound Files with GoldWave Hosted on Monday, July 09, 2007

Presenter: Rob Hancik rhancik@verizon.net
The Accessible World Tek Talk online training this week focused on GoldWave, one of the most popular and highest rated audio editors for Windows. GoldWave is a professional digital audio editor that can be used to play, edit, mix, restore, and analyze audio, or apply special effects, such as fade, equalizer, doppler, mechanize, echo, reverse, time warp, noise reduction, pop/click filter. New files can be recorded from cassettes, albums, radio, microphone, etc. or digitally copied from audio CDs.

Download 07-09-07.mp3 12.11 MB Hosted on Monday, July 09, 2007

What To Do When Your Computer Crashes Hosted on Monday, June 25, 2007

Presenters: Gene Asner gsasner@ripco.com
Rob Turner. rbturner1@sbcglobal.net
If there is one experience all computer users have it is having a program or programs freeze or crash. When it happens, either we panic and vow never to use a computer again, or we calmly determine the cause and take the necessary steps to bring our computer back to life. Admittedly, it requires knowledge to take the latter approach.

Download 06-25-07.mp3 16.38 MB Hosted on Monday, June 25, 2007

Overview of the Olympus DS-40 Digital Voice Recorder Hosted on Monday, June 04, 2007

Presenter: Devon Wilkins, Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.
Tek Talk focused this week on the DS-40 Olympus slim, handheld digital voice recorder. You will learn how the device provides the versatility Needed to get the most out of digital voice recording, playback and management. Its 512 MB built-in memory provides up to 134 hours. Of multi-media format recording, including the ability to download and create podcasts.

Download 06-04-07.mp3 14.3 MB Hosted on Monday, June 04, 2007

QuickMix: What It Is and How To Use It. Various Ways To Open Programs and Drives With Shortcuts. Hosted on Monday, May 21, 2007

Presenter 1: Walt Kramer (wokwest@charter.net)
Presenter 2: Gene Asner [gsasner@ripco.com]

Download 05-21-07.mp3 23.85 MB Hosted on Monday, May 21, 2007

Useful Information for Navigating and Bidding on eBay Hosted on Monday, May 14, 2007

Presenter: Matthew Bullis, Phoenix, Arizona. matthewbullis@runbox.com
Although shopping online is extremely popular with most computer users, using screen readers to navigate eBay, Amazon and other attractive and feature rich websites makes the task challenging and sometimes nearly impossible. Join us this week in the Accessible World Tek Talk training room where Matthew Bullis, a blind experienced computer user, will share ways he has learned to successfully buy and sell on eBay.

Download 05-14-07.mp3 22.61 MB Hosted on Monday, May 14, 2007

The BrailleNote-- Mobile Power and Productivity Part Two Hosted on Monday, May 07, 2007

Presenter: Mike Gibson, Blindness Product Specialist. 800-722-3393 Ext 264.
Email: mike.gibson@humanware.com. http://www.humanware.com.
Part Two of the comparison between two popular notetakers during the Tek Talk online event Monday, May 7, 2007. Last week the features of Freedom Scientifics' Pac Mate were reviewed in detail. This week discussion will focus on the HumanWare's BrailleNote mPower.

Download 05-07-07.mp3 31.84 MB Hosted on Monday, May 07, 2007

Comparing Features of Two Popular Notetakers, BrailleNote and Pac Mate Hosted on Monday, April 30, 2007

Presenters: Rob Turner. 818-445-8853. rbturner1@sbcglobal.net
Mike Stearn
Two experienced computer and access technology veterans will compare the PAC Mate and BrailleNote mPower note takers from a consumer's perspective. Some of the features to be compared are: built-in help, synchronizing data with a PC, editing text, web browsing, and file management. Audience participants asked questions and offer their feedback.

Download 04-30-07.mp3 17.96 MB Hosted on Monday, April 30, 2007