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Deaf Digest Gold – October 23, 2011

DeafDigest Gold – October 23, 2011

Gold edition            Barry Strassler, Editor http://deafdigest.com – updated every Monday

America’s Unique Deaf Stories; subscription at no cost to you

Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 15th year

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions: http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-hate-slow-penmanship/ http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-shoulder-tap/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions: http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-people-described-as-zoo/ http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-nightmare-with-relay/

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Do Everything with the Samsung Galaxy Tab[tm]

The Samsung Galaxy Tab[tm] is a 7″ touchscreen mobile tablet that takes multi-tasking to the extreme. Read a book, take pictures, video conference, watch movies, email, post to Facebook or surf the Web, with no desk required. Cutting-edge technology includes Swype[tm], TouchWiz 3.0 and Android 2.3

Now only $199.99 after $230 instant savings. (Eligible upgrade or new line activation and 2 year agreement required.) Other monthly charges apply.

Find the Samsung Galaxy Tab[tm] at the Deaf Pager Store, the store with the devices and low-cost data plan only for deaf and hard of hearing people.

For more information, go to: http://bit.ly/DeafPagerStore_DDG102311

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Deaf Cartoon (Fogey) of the week: http://deafdigest.com/category/comics/

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DeafDigest welcomes unique deafnews tips; mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always anonymous

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

http://deafdigest.com/ (updated every Monday)

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Four Deaf Cartoons (Fogeys) are shown every week on: http://deafdigest.com/davideo.html

Go there to look at the latest Cartoon

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Dedicated to the inclusion of deaf and hard of hearing Americans into today’s digital society, Project Endeavor, a program of CSD (www.c-s-d.org), is a public investment made by the U.S. Government as part of the Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Project Endeavor provides qualified individuals with access to high speed internet through free video communications equipment and discounted internet services.

In addition, numerous information and resources, including training videos, are available on the Project Endeavor website.

To apply for discounted internet and free equipment or to learn from our resources, check us out at:

http://www.projectendeavor.com

Contact us today!

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Use Hamilton Web Relay® along with a locally-based, 10-digit Hamilton HomeTown Number[tm] to make and receive calls without the interruptions that come from using instant messaging programs!  Don’t have a HomeTown Number?

Register today and share your number with friends and colleagues!

Visit http://www.hamiltonrelay.com and click on the

“Make & Receive Calls Now” icon to check it out.

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Wireless IP-Relay for BlackBerry TM, go to: http://www.ip-relay.com/wireless_blackberry.html

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AT&T INTRODUCES VL5

In April AT&T Video Relay Service launched VL5 for Mac, PC, iPhone 4, iPod Touch, and iPad 2.

AT&T VRS partnered with Yellow Pages to provide new search features in video calling.

The AT&T VL5 app for the iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4th Generation, and iPad 2 allows Deaf and hard of hearing individuals to place and receive VRS and Point-to-Point (P2P) calls – wherever WiFi or mobile broadband is available. The VL5 app includes one-click calling and direct access to YPmobile.

Learn more about VL5 at: http://www.att.com/vl5

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The Z offers the best in videophone technology, providing equipment options to meet customers’ individual needs and offering features not available through other VRS providers.

Professional, nationally certified interpreters follow standards of service excellence above and beyond FCC requirements.

Dedicated to a spirit of innovation and commitment to excellence, The Z continues to set the industry standard as the nation’s premier VRS provider.

Go to http://www.zvrs.com for more information on all of our products, services and features.

Don’t have a Z phone?

You can still join The Z Life by calling 888.888.1116 to connect to ZVRS from any videophone!

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The DeafDigest is divided into Blue and Gold sections, both ranked equal in contents, features and ads. This is the Gold section.

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

http://deafdigest.com (updated every Monday)

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– What the stories are saying about the deaf?

While not deaf, Dr Jerry Lee announced his plans to retire from the presidency of National University at the end of year 2012. Dr. Lee previously served as Gallaudet president. His imprint on the storied Gallaudet history was strong. He personally steered Gallaudet into the modern era – a high profile athletic program, university status, high endowment status, etc. But most important of all, his stepping down paved the way to a deaf person becoming president of the university (though it was temporarily derailed by the ill-advised board vote to select Zinzer).

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