Steam rolls out a big overhaul that leaves us quite impressed, the FTC goes after Butterfly Labs for scamming their customers, and Chris shares his personal story.
Plus the bugs biting iOS 8 users, 4k TV gets cheaper & much more!
Developers all over the web are chiming in on the short comings (or lack there of) of Xamarin’s tools. Have developers been sold a hope and a lie?
Plus why Android continues to come in second for developers, your feedback & more!
The Oculus Platform has been announced, and promises to deliver an app store for VR games and experiences. But will this lead to watered down cheap VR games that doom the Oculus to triviality?
And Our jury weighs if we are seeing another nail in the coffin for Google+ or just a new perspective from Google.
Then DuckDuckGo gets a setback in China, Apple sells an unbelievable amount if iPhones over the weekend & much more!
Security Onion can turn you into a network super warrior, with its easy to setup IDS, Network Syslog, and more. We'll show you how to take advantage of some of the best tools in open source, from beginner to expert!
Plus a great new game for Linux, Uselessd looks needed but is stirring up drama, why Gnome 3.14 will be the best Gnome yet & more!
Apologies for the terrible audio quality in this episode. It turns out one of the channels on the compressor is broken and we didn’t realise until much later on.
In this week’s show:-
- We take a look at what’s been happening in the news:
- Apple invents revolutionary new things that never previously existed…
- U2 ‘Least Wanted’ New Album…
- LibreOffice goes Mobile…
- ‘All Change’ / ‘No Change’ (delete as applicable) for Novell (and SUSE)…
- Another distro bites the dust…
- ..or not…
- Printing suddenly becomes major office pastime..
- Drag Queens Fight Facebook…
- Another week, another leak…
- Microsoft adds passé ‘feature’ to Windows 9…
- Boeing and SpaceX On-shore Space Rocketry…
- Commander Keen belatedly goes Open Source…
- Even with Tony away, the gaming world doesn’t stop!
- We take a look at what’s been happening in the community:
- Oh and there’s an event called OggCamp:
- OggCamp 2014 – 4th-5th October – Oxford, UK
- Go take a look at the website for links to all the lovely OggCamp sponsors.
- If you’d like to sponsor Oggcamp 2014, contact details are on the website.
- As is the list of the speakers so far confirmed for the scheduled track.
- There are a few discounted hotel rooms still available. See OggCamp.org for details.
- If you want to help out in any way, contact @oggcamp
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Going Linux #256 · Assistive Technology-IntroductionIn today's episode, an introduction to assistive technology for desktop computers. Assistive technology is known by several names: Accessible technology, adaptive technology, rehabilitative devices, accessible computing, assistive devices, and more. Whatever it's called, it's designed to provide assistance to people with disabilities and impairments to help them improve or maintain the capabilities that their condition is preventing.
Episode 256 Time Stamps
00:00 Going Linux #256 · Assistive Technology-Introduction
00:45 Welcome back Bill!
05:06 Assistive Technology
06:02 What is assistive technology?
08:00 What is assistive technology for computers?
08:03 Screen Readers
14:57 Screen magnification
16:56 OpenDyslexic font
18:01 Head and eye tracking software
21:06 On-screen keyboards
21:45 Not just for the disabled
23:08 Why is assistive technology important for the disabled?
24:03 Jonathan Nadeau
26:13 Next time: Advanced
26:47 goinglinux.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe
Larry Ellison steps down, and we reflect on the moment. Microsoft has another round of layoffs and Google is ready to drop some big cash on YouTube stars.
Plus legit Netflix streaming is coming to Linux soon & more!