well they get so hot now you wouldn't.
On that note though getting a lap desk will probably be what you want they 
don't cost much, they are just a piece of curved plastic after all.
At 06:31 a.m. 28/09/2009, you wrote:
>  Hi. Well I avoid holding the laptop on my knees, as I hurd that it can be 
> dangerous for certain organs.
>         Milos Przic
>msn: milos.pr...@gmail.com
>skype: Milosh-hs
>----- Original Message ----- From: "dark" <d...@xgam.org>
>To: "Louise Keel" <louise.k...@comproom.co.uk>; "Gamers Discussion list" 
><gamers@audyssey.org>
>Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 7:20 PM
>Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Anyone thought of doing anaccessiblehandheldtriviagame?
>
>
>>Hi.
>>
>>Personally, I love my laptop for journies, ----- in fact I'm sitting on a 
>>train for a couple of hours right now!
>>
>>Provided I turned the wireless modem off, I was also fine using it on the 
>>plain going to and from egypt, ---- and with two batteries fully charged I 
>>can get a good six hours out of it. It also has on all games I usually play.
>>
>>while it's not literally hand held, and a trifle bigger, i've never had too 
>>much trouble using it wwhere I like, ---- even perching it on my knee if need 
>>be.
>>
>>for this reason, i'd very much recommend you get a laptop.
>>
>>Beware the grue!
>>
>>Dark.
>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Louise Keel" <louise.k...@comproom.co.uk>
>>To: "Charles Rivard" <woofer...@sbcglobal.net>; "Gamers Discussion list" 
>><gamers@audyssey.org>
>>Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 3:55 PM
>>Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Anyone thought of doing an 
>>accessiblehandheldtriviagame?
>>
>>
>>>Hey everyone!
>>>
>>>I regularly have to take transatlantic flights, and would love to have some 
>>>accessible kind of handheld game to play to pass the time. I can't turn on 
>>>my phone, even if I had a smart phone, which I don't, to play the latest 
>>>games for that. Playing games on my Netbook, if I disabled the wireless of 
>>>course, would seriously shorten the battery life. So what do I do. Read, 
>>>listen to music, my brain is half dead with boredom on the twenty-four hour 
>>>journey, including time lag, between the U K and Louisiana. I sure wish we 
>>>could have some kind of talking, hand held game you could plug headphones 
>>>into!  My Momma once said to me, if wishes were roses, the world would be a 
>>>garden! But I'd be sure interested to hear any thoughts on the subject.
>>>
>>>Lulu.
>>>Now faith, hope, love abide, these three. But the greatest of these is love.
>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Charles Rivard" <woofer...@sbcglobal.net>
>>>To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>>>Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 5:30 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Anyone thought of doing an accessible 
>>>handheldtriviagame?
>>>
>>>
>>>>What trivia games can a blind person run on what devices that a blind 
>>>>person can operate?  Thanks.
>>>>---
>>>>Shepherds are the best beasts.
>>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "dark" <d...@xgam.org>
>>>>To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>>>>Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 2:30 AM
>>>>Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Anyone thought of doing an accessible 
>>>>handheldtrivia game?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>also, I'm afraid that I don't particularly see the attraction of having a 
>>>>>hand held trivia game.
>>>>>
>>>>>Not because I don't think trivia could be fun, but there are many 
>>>>>accessible trivia games available already which you could run on a hand 
>>>>>held.
>>>>>
>>>>>I'm not sure about Jim kitchins because of the sapi issue, but I believe 
>>>>>those from 7-128 do, and using websites like freerice would be no trouble 
>>>>>at all.
>>>>>
>>>>>Beware the Grue!
>>>>>
>>>>>Dark.
>>>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Ward" <thomasward1...@gmail.com>
>>>>>To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>>>>>Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 5:32 AM
>>>>>Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Anyone thought of doing an accessible handheld 
>>>>>trivia game?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>I extremely doubt it. For a couple of very good reasons.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>First, companies, Hasbro included, usually aren't too receptive when 
>>>>>>someone comes along asking for accessibility features. Especially, when 
>>>>>>those accessibility features will cost them lots of time and development. 
>>>>>>What you are in a sense asking them to do is throw away the product they 
>>>>>>have spent x amount of time and money researching and developing, rewrite 
>>>>>>the new firmware for that unit with text to speech support, create a new 
>>>>>>rom, and then sell an all new accessible version. Unless there is a 
>>>>>>really compelling reason to do so they are likely to tell you "forget it!"
>>>>>>
>>>>>>As far as someone else doing it that's just not likely either. I'm a 
>>>>>>skilled programmer, I assume they wrote the firmware in C++, have a vague 
>>>>>>idea how they created the trivia game, but the firmware is likely stored 
>>>>>>on a rom chip. In order to make this little unit talk I would have to 
>>>>>>create my own firmware for the unit, from scratch I might add, create a 
>>>>>>new rom chip, and replace the existing one with my own rom. This is some 
>>>>>>serious hardware and software engineering we are talking about. Nothing 
>>>>>>as simple or straight forward as installing Jaws or Window Eyes on your 
>>>>>>computer to make it talk. Totally new and different ball game here.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>HTH
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>we are talking about.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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