Archive for November, 2006

Baen Books Free to Disabled Readers

November 16, 2006

For several years, Baen Books has provided fantasy and science fiction titles for download in unecrypted formats, including RTF, at reasonable prices. Now the company is offering all its electronic titles free to people who are blind, dyslexic, paralyzed, or are amputees. Disability must be documented. Read this article to learn more.

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Brian Hartgen’s Scripts Now Work with iTunes 7

November 7, 2006

Brian Hartgen recently released version 3 of his iTunes scripts, which work with version 6.5 and 7 of iTunes. They work a bit better with version 6.5 because version 7 is less accessible, but most features work well in both versions. There are two versions of the scripts, one for iTunes 6.5 and one for version 7; be sure to download the one corresponding to your version of iTunes.

The scripts for version 7 do not work with JAWS 7.1, so if you want to use them, you’ll need JAWS version 5.0, 6.0, 6.2 or 7.0. If you use iTunes 6.5, you can use JAWS 7.1 as well. Nice job, Brian!