Re: App to automatically call for help?

2020-11-24 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
There are fairly cheap generic phones that have the recessed sos button on hwich might be a more reliable solution. Blind-Shell Classic is one, but sure Doro do cheaper ones for the sake of getting a sighted setup on it first. A SOS app would need to have a button on the lock screen to be any

Re: Recommendation for An Apple Compatible Bluetooth Keyboard?

2020-11-20 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
All keyboards have, had, should have a small tactile mark on F and J as position markers. This was the case since the year Dot, so stopping it now could reasonably be construed as discriminatory. RobH. - Original Message - From: "'Harry Bell' via VIPhone" To: Sent:

Re: Transferring ringtones from windows7 computer to iPhone

2020-11-14 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Related question: can you extract an .mp3 mail attachment to use as a ring tone? This would be so much easier. Tia, RobH. - Original Message - From: "'Simon Wong' via VIPhone" To: Sent: Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:30 PM Subject: Re: Transferring ringtones from windows7 computer

Re: Call About Icloud Hack

2020-11-11 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I just had one telling me my Amazon Prime account had been renewed for $79.99, press 1 to cancel, 2 for anything else. I hung up too and got her to check Amazon while I checked bank accounts. Another scam to watch out for. - Original Message - From: "Vivian Conger" To: Sent:

Re: What am I doing wrong

2020-10-26 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
That can be very cost effective if you order anythring like as much as we do. Getting rid of so much cheap cardboard is the next big issue. RobH. - Original Message - From: "'Harry Bell' via VIPhone" To: Sent: Monday, October 26, 2020 7:55 AM Subject: Re: What am I doing wrong I

Re: Home Pod Mini

2020-10-19 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I had a different cheaper common variation. I do not subscribe to any of the paid services. I can stream music throughit, but find it more use answering questions, quite good at maths, reasonable at spelling and basic definitions, though can also be very obtuse when in a mood. There are

Re: the time keeps being spoken whilst reading podcasts

2020-08-20 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I'd flick to the right or something to try move VO focus. or touch some other partof the screen. Have similar with a tuner I use. - Original Message - From: "CJ & AA MAY" To: Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:37 AM Subject: RE: the time keeps being spoken whilst reading podcasts

Re: Low Vision phones

2020-08-13 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Blind-Shell classic might have been the mobile, like Nokia in style with real buttons. Screen set to bright large images where useful, but it talks anyway. Hth, RobH. - Original Message - From: "Andrew J. LaPointe" To: Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:35 AM Subject: Low Vision

Re: Standing ring

2020-08-11 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I'd need a much higher desk to stand at, like 1m or kitchen counter-top at least. Maybe a box shelf to put kb and mouse on? I keep thinking I could do with standing to the job. But, has anyone else checked out those Okaido stools? They are a simple stool, bit higher than chair so alters arm

Re: difference between start and end

2020-08-02 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I think 1finger double tap used to take you to start and end of input sequencially. End will be past the sig, so worth doing to be sure you're at the start before the sig before writing or dictating. This shows up in email here. Hth, RobH. - Original Message - From: "Janet Bell" To:

Re: Declining incoming calls.

2020-07-05 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Click power button, or it used to be. - Original Message - From: "Shirley Baker" To: Sent: Saturday, July 04, 2020 9:59 PM Subject: Re: Declining incoming calls. You do a two-finger double tap to answer and end the call. Declining a call is totally different. Sent from my iPhone >

Re: Question About the New Classic Shell Phone

2020-06-14 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
It is connected to one free online service, but not the one you said afaik. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Shirley Baker" To: Sent: Sunday, June 14, 2020 12:11 AM Subject: Question About the New Classic Shell Phone Does anyone know just out of curiosity, if you can play books from

Re: Changing my email for these lists.

2020-06-09 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to viphone+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To subscribe to this group and receive emails from it, send an email to viphone+subscr...@googlegroups.com. You will get notification messages asking you to reply to

Re: 3 little words?

2020-06-03 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Sent from my iPhone On Jun 2, 2020, at 3:54 PM, 'RobH.' via VIPhone wrote: Anything further on a navigation app, only guessing "3 little words" was in the title, but that was the basis of the app, the use of 3 almost random reference words. Anything more about this would be appreci

3 little words?

2020-06-02 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Anything further on a navigation app, only guessing "3 little words" was in the title, but that was the basis of the app, the use of 3 almost random reference words. Anything more about this would be appreciated, I remember it impressed me last year. RobH, trying to work out how they did

Re: New Simm cards

2020-05-21 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Did originator say how old the old phone was? all the modern ones take the Nano simm, oldish ones took the Micro simm and doubt anyone - anyone else at least - still has a mini simm in use. Modern supplied new simms come out of a credit card size plastic and each size punches out of the one

Re: GPS Apps for hiking?

2020-05-08 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I have an old one here called Ariadne GPS which allows you to set Poi's and then it gives you distance and compass bearing - clock face directions to the chosen poi. Still seems quite reliable, don't know why I didn't use it more or lately since I walk water courses as much as public

Re: Any app that makes sounds every second?

2020-04-27 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
A metronome would if slowed down to that beat. - Original Message - From: "Simon A Fogarty" To: Sent: Monday, April 27, 2020 3:49 AM Subject: RE: Any app that makes sounds every second? What, you mean like a clock? -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf

Re: Question re IPad Mini5

2020-04-09 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Forgive me if wrong, but thought it only applied to landscape mode, not portrait. - Original Message - From: "Marie" To: "VIPhone" Sent: Thursday, April 09, 2020 7:16 PM Subject: Question re IPad Mini5 I would love to get an IPad Mini5 for the longer battery life and the better

Re: Locked out of Mac mini main screen

2020-03-26 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I had this recently, and it had the good grace to offer a clue... a clue one sets at the outset... and it still took ages to work it out, but did in the end. Setting cryptic clues is almost no clue at all. RobH. - Original Message - From: "'Nancy Badger' via VIPhone" To: Sent:

Re: introduction

2020-02-25 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Sure, ask away, that indeed is what we/they're here/there for. RobH, Confusing himself. - Original Message - From: "Afik Souffir" To: Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:58 AM Subject: introduction Hello My name is Afik from Israel, 21 years old blind since birth. I have

Re: IPhone without camera

2020-02-19 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
The blind-shell classic can be put in a simple limited mode which does eliminate camera access. But it remains talking and fully accessible. Finding a phone literally without a camera would be a tall call. RobH. - Original Message - From: To: Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:17

Re: Thoughts on iPhone9?

2020-02-10 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
e a budget phone at least according to Apple standards. -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Ari Moisio Sent: Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:36 AM To: 'RobH.' via VIPhone Subject: Re: Thoughts on iPhone9? Hello On the other hand Microsoft has made Windows 3, 95

Re: Thoughts on iPhone9?

2020-02-08 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Now this is a surprise, they've done iPhone x and even 11 now; so presumed 9 had been left behind a couple of years back. Going back to it hardly seemed likely, so if such a beast exists?... Tia, RobH. - Original Message - From: "Dennis Long" To: Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2020

Re: Bluetooth keyboard

2020-01-25 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Gawd! I remember those huge heavy IBM keyboards fondly, though mine expired a while ago now. Couldn't find a 5-pin DIN adapter to use it by. robH, has to dash. - Original Message - From: "Alan Lemly" To: Sent: Friday, January 24, 2020 10:27 PM Subject: RE: Bluetooth keyboard

Re: Seeking Software For Creating iPhone Ring Tones

2020-01-23 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
iTunes used to convert .mp3 to .something-else for this purpose, but no idea what happened to that. They're still trying to hamper what you put on your device if you didn't buy or rent it off them. RobH. - Original Message - From: "James" To: Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:05

Re: Two email addresses on the same iPhone?

2020-01-08 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Agreed, I'm just used to manual or when I open the mail app to take a look. That is when I need to see them all and it doesn't do much to battery really when like that. Thanks, RobH. - Original Message - From: "Sieghard Weitzel" To: Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2020 4:23 PM Subject:

Re: Changing My Email Address for the viPhone Group

2020-01-08 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
We seem to be on emails lately, so if you have another address, send a subscription email from that, then once confirmed, send an unsubscribe message from current address. That's how I do such things. RobH, managing to answer questions at last. - Original Message - From: "Mike B."

Re: Two email addresses on the same iPhone?

2020-01-08 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Settings/mail-something and whatnot accounts; I have 4 or more of different services and check them all. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Ann Byrne" To: Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2020 10:24 PM Subject: Two email addresses on the same iPhone? I activated my student's gmail

Re: Another way to dictate text

2020-01-02 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I have used that short sections at a time method for a while, but still can't do much good with punctuating it. UK uses different terms for a start, and then as oft as not, it will spell out comma or full stop or whatever, leaving a big editing issue. There are times when a real keyboard helps

Re: About managing your own website

2019-12-15 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
cPanel is one of the more common and so far workable management interfaces so far. Not sure about doing uploads and things though, I occasionally still do FTP, on an old PC even. RobH. - Original Message - From: "TaraPrakash" To: Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2019 4:45 PM Subject:

Re: iOS Apps that Recognise Vocal Pitch

2019-12-08 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Talking Tuner would do that too. - Original Message - From: "Debbie April Yuille" To: Sent: Sunday, December 08, 2019 10:11 AM Subject: iOS Apps that Recognise Vocal Pitch Hi All Are there any iOS apps that recognise the pitch of a note that you are singing that work with Voice

usb connection on iPad?

2019-12-04 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
hi, interested in what can successfully be connected to iDevice, iPad in particular, via usb lead. Pen drives/memory sticks would be first choice, but also wondered if I'd seen reference to taking a usb keyboard. I have a nearly full size one here, full layout, slightly smaller footprint.

Re: Turning On Voiceover on MacBook Air

2019-12-01 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Command-F7 if I remember right. Command is what the rest called the Windows key. But Mac's are laid out different, so might be where we kept the alt key. RobH, struggling to remember. - Original Message - From: "Fazil" To: Sent: Sunday, December 01, 2019 2:29 AM Subject: Turning On

Re: accessible tuning apps that can be used to help tune a piano

2019-11-22 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I use this too, though not by any means perfect. I can repeat the same note and it give a different answer every time. If I get it to say the same thing 2 or 3 times, I conclude it must then be right. That, and the time lag while it ponders makes for a fairly frustrating experience, but it's

Re: keyboards?

2019-10-10 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
----- From: 'RobH.' via VIPhone Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2019 1:03 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: keyboards? Are there hardware keyboards that plug into the same socket as the charging lead, forgot what that is called now. But an hw keyboard on a lead I can plug into any of the devic

Re: Responding to a text with a phone call

2019-10-10 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
On my phone, I open the list showing the text in question, at the top of the screen is a contact button, and tapping that offers you all the contact things including call. There is also Done button to back out of there and when you're done. Hth. - Original Message - From:

keyboards?

2019-10-10 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Are there hardware keyboards that plug into the same socket as the charging lead, forgot what that is called now. But an hw keyboard on a lead I can plug into any of the devices without all this BT pairing mode business. Thanks, RobH. -- The following information is important for all

Re: accessible measuring app?

2019-09-20 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Fascinating, hate to think of the possible price. robH. - Original Message - From: "Richard Turner" To: Sent: Friday, September 20, 2019 1:44 AM Subject: Re: accessible measuring app? The below came from the Vision Aware site of AFB. The Click Rule The Click Rule is a metal tubular

Re: accessible measuring app?

2019-09-20 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I endorse tape king, the only one of these I did any good with. But still went back to the old tried and trusted. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Agent086b" To: "viphone" Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:46 PM Subject: Re: accessible measuring app? Hi, I have Two talking

Re: accessible measuring app?

2019-09-19 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I prefer a standard locking steel tape measure and not have phone floating about the work bench. I'm DIY of the old school. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Donald Raikes" To: "viphone" Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:52 PM Subject: accessible measuring app? Hello, I am

Re: In-screen Touch ID potentially signals a backward step ahead, 9 to 5 Mac

2019-09-11 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I can see U.T.G.T.I being another of the accessibility nightmares, again. I have trouble enough getting the bus to read my pass. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Christopher Chaltain" To: ; "lenron brown" Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:07 AM Subject: Re: In-screen Touch ID

Re: hearing numbers punched, when listening to prompts.

2019-09-10 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
This is one of the best reasons some of us still, even now, require and get a phone with real keys. The alternative could be one of the tactile or brailled screen protectors with dots in the right place. As you describe, and having 2 hearing aids which don't help any in this case, why I

Re: Phone Scam

2019-09-09 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
This is where the whole process is getting out of hand. Some of those attached bills/invoices are scams in their own right. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Holly" To: Sent: Monday, September 09, 2019 7:51 PM Subject: Re: Phone Scam Chuck: Many doctors offices will use a robot

Re: tile question

2019-09-09 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
keys, four instance, and if you lost your key ring, you could use the app to figure out where the tile was > On Sep 9, 2019, at 2:18 AM, 'RobH.' via VIPhone > wrote: > > Sorry, think I missed somehting important. Could you summarise the concept > under discussion here

Re: tile question

2019-09-09 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Sorry, think I missed somehting important. Could you summarise the concept under discussion here please? Thanks, RobH. - Original Message - From: "Sieghard Weitzel" To: Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2019 11:53 PM Subject: RE: tile question I don’t have answers to your questions,

Re: What 3words, The app that can save your life

2019-08-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Aah, cellular range would be its greatest limitation. I'd overlooked that. Pity. Sat-phones not in the general public's price range I reckon. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Sieghard Weitzel" To: Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:26 PM Subject: RE: What 3words, The app that can

Re: What 3words, The app that can save your life

2019-08-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Water, rail, and motorway emergencies defy the post code system entirely. W3W has it covered. Air-sea would benefit too. I don't think all the possibilities have been realised yet. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Dave" To: Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 3:40 PM Subject: Re: What

Re: What 3words, The app that can save your life

2019-08-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
The number of elements in a street address far exceed 3! It is the simplicity and universality of it that is the great step forward. JMO, RobH. - Original Message - From: "Dave Jones" To: Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:58 PM Subject: Re: What 3words, The app that can save your life

Re: What 3words, The app that can save your life

2019-08-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Well done, I think we've nearly cracked it now. Glad to have a reason for faith init, since it is such a good idea. robH, happier now. - Original Message - From: "Deb Cook Lewis" To: Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:34 AM Subject: RE: What 3words, The app that can save your life

Re: What 3words, The app that can save your life

2019-08-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
All nations could adopt it, notwithstanding having to select a wide range of their own words to use on it. Good for air-sea rescue too. I'm hazzarding a guess that the codes it's getting off the gps satellites is throwing up the words, but the relative positions of those are changing moment

Re: What 3words, The app that can save your life

2019-08-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
This is fascinating, and now begs the question - how does it work? This could get serious if you give a code for rescue and it takes them more than half an hour to get there. RobH, thinking about this. - Original Message - From: "Cris Ali" To: Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:04 AM

Re: Retinitis Pigmentosa group?

2019-07-31 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Facebook groups, have to search, but know one exists. - Original Message - From: "karuna Chopra" To: "ViPhone" Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:35 PM Subject: Retinitis Pigmentosa group? I know that this post is off topic. It’s not related to the iPhone. Apologies! I am desperately

iOs mailers

2019-07-31 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
hi, looking for iOs mailers with more options of how to handle content left on server. Accounts originally setup as POP3 and the messages are backing up on the server to an unwieldly amount. Suggest best setting within the one we have in case we missed the obvious. Many thanks, RobH. -- The

Re: Converting an email into a text message

2019-07-02 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I've never found this kind of facility on my iOs devices, and presumed getting the text out of the native mailer was the issue under scrutiny. My inclination would be like - reply, scroll into existing content and use edit rotor to mark and copy, then suspend that and move to msg app, and

Re: Ten Year Anniversary of Accessible iPhone

2019-06-22 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
To think I had a 3GS and loved it, took some getting used to, but loved it. How time flies, I was at work then, been retired what seems like ages now. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Sieghard Weitzel" To: Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2019 3:28 AM Subject: RE: Ten Year Anniversary of

Re: games to play

2019-06-20 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
"3076 3D" is about the only game puzzle I took to. - Original Message - From: "Janet Bell" To: Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:46 PM Subject: games to play please can anybody suggest some games you can play on your iPhone online with sighted people? hope there are some, Janet --

Re: Talking Reminders

2019-05-31 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
ah, Ok, Siri it is then, working more or less the same as before. But this is the one thing I do get good mileage out of Echos for. RobH, who should have checked which list this is! - Original Message - From: "Sharonda Greenlaw" To: Sent: Friday, May 31, 2019 1:24 AM Subject: Re:

Re: Talking Reminders

2019-05-31 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Echo: alexa, set a reminder. A: when do you want the reminder for? Me: tomorrow at 6am. A: tell me what the reminderis for; Me: get up and go for a walk. A: Ok, I'll remind you tomorrow at 6am to get up and go for a walk. And she does. - Original Message - From: "Sharonda

Re: Talking Reminders

2019-05-31 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Echo: alexa, shut up! - Original Message - From: "Sharonda Greenlaw" To: "viphone" Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:17 PM Subject: Talking Reminders Hello, Does anyone know of a reminder app that you can use your voice? I'm asking for a friend where she can use her voice when the alarm

Re: New iPod touch announced

2019-05-29 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I was hoping to know size, seeif they do a baby tablet, about the size of the don't know modern sizes, say 6"or so, bigger than they used to be for sure. But you're right, the price graduations make it impractical to be honest. Thanks, RobH. - Original Message - From: "Mary

Re: Is there a vibrating clock for the iPhone?

2019-05-24 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Thisis the first time I've heardof a feature on the iWatch I would actually find useful. Ditto loud noisy environements too. Would be interested to know how you initiateit without it getting VO talking too. - Original Message - From: "Sieghard Weitzel" To: Sent: Friday, May 24,

Re: Calls going directly to Voicemail for no reason that I know of.

2019-05-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Bet service provider can control this so it forces you to spend on calling back. - Original Message - From: "Carolyn Arnold" <4carol...@windstream.net> To: Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:56 PM Subject: Calls going directly to Voicemail for no reason that I know of. I can be going about

public wifi

2019-05-14 Thread 'RobH!' via VIPhone
Q: been asked about good security app for iDevice to use on public wifi, on train I think she means. Any thoughts please? I'm inclined to tell her to switch it off and depend on Gifgaf cell data since she has a goody bag. Tia, RobH, needs to know pretty soon. -- The following information

Re: How to use Siri to search the web, iMore

2019-04-24 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Thisis very good and seems better than the A-lady thinghies. I actually got useful results from the first question. I know the "A-lady" is good with maths, but web searches are a good step forward for me. Thanks. - Original Message - From: "M. Taylor" To: Sent: Wednesday, April 24,

Re: Anybody know of an accessible app to learn some Italian

2019-04-24 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Aah, it was good when I was using it, but it is a while ago, and I did hit the wall on progress in the end. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Traci Duncan" To: Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:14 PM Subject: Re: Anybody know of an accessible app to learn some Italian Ok, this

Re: A TTS Engine instead of a Human Voice for Reading a Novel? Maybe

2019-04-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
at the ground and > miss." --Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and > Everything, p.59 > > -Original Message- > From: 'RobH.' via VIPhone > Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:59 AM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Re: A TTS Engine instead of a

Re: A TTS Engine instead of a Human Voice for Reading a Novel? Maybe

2019-04-16 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Like Lauralli King? - Original Message - From: "goshawk on horseback" To: Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 6:42 AM Subject: Re: A TTS Engine instead of a Human Voice for Reading a Novel? Maybe definitely not for me! I would rather buy audiobooks that I actually want to listen to, with

Re: A TTS Engine instead of a Human Voice for Reading a Novel? Maybe

2019-04-16 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Experience from a long time audio reader, is the familiarity you get with TTS, until you're imune to its peculiarities. Like our screen readers. i'm trying to track down an old utility for Windows that directly converts .txt to .mp3/wav via any TTS voice you have installed. I wouldn't

Re: Do we still have the level app?

2019-04-15 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
If that's the spirit level app, I last found it as a part of the compass. I know there was a button there to click into other things. - Original Message - From: "Agent086b" To: "iPhone List >" Sent: Sunday, April 14, 2019 10:36 PM Subject: Do we still have the level app? Hi all, in

Re: iPad mini, are you going to buy one?

2019-03-19 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Mine's on order, but not available before April. 64G and silver is good enough. This is uK, same amount in £ as $s. RobH. - Original Message - From: "Russ Kiehne" To: Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 1:59 PM Subject: Re: iPad mini, are you going to buy one? I'm very tempted to get the

Re: two totally unrelated questions

2019-03-09 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
True, but also call it "dot", and think that is accepted and a lot shorter to say. - Original Message - From: "James English" To: Sent: Saturday, March 09, 2019 10:42 PM Subject: Re: two totally unrelated questions Hello, We call the . sign full stop. - James On 3/9/19, Paul and

Re: Auto Speaker phone on iPhone 8

2019-03-04 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Ok, I still have a i4S, and do have this trouble with switching back and fro between speaker and ear, which causes gaps in conversation to caller who misses half of the conversation. I would like, and never yet heard of, a means to switch that feature off so we can operate it like the old

Re: saving text messages

2019-02-18 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Q: my txt messages don't go away unless I delete them, and they do get includedin standard backup. So, would like to know what form of "Save" is meant in this thread. - Original Message - From: "Sieghard Weitzel" To: Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 12:07 AM Subject: RE: saving text

Re: Curious about keyboards

2019-01-13 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
This is the best response so far, especially with that tagline. First thread I've read down for ages. Thanks. - Original Message - From: "Richard Turner" To: Sent: Monday, January 14, 2019 1:06 AM Subject: RE: Curious about keyboards The short answer is no. The Apple onscreen

Re: Using Your iPhone Without a Touchscreen

2019-01-04 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I shouldn't ask probably, but does CRS sell anything like this? I'm one of the unconvinced that touch screen is the b all and end all of smart things. But a kb has to be quite tactile, and that is the more so with aging senses, including touch. Thanks, R. - Original Message - From:

Re: Weird issue when phone is locked

2019-01-01 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I thought that feature could be turned off. Can't remember what it's called wake on lift or something. - Original Message - From: "Terri Stimmel" To: Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 1:51 AM Subject: Weird issue when phone is locked Hello everyone, Maybe this isn't so weird of an

Re: which is the best mac to buy

2018-12-16 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Last time we did this, we had the basic mac Mini and bought seperate monitor with speakers, so you choose your own. Apple-specific monitor, like all their things, are a lot dearer than buying quality generic. YOu can hook monitors and usb keyboards to the laptops too, so could have one of

Re: A old friend of mine she is in her 80's is seeking for a cell phone with buttens and keys that are spaced apart that she can feel them. she is with telus in Canada any one have any ideas?

2018-11-30 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
RuggedGear do very robust android devices which have touch screen and real buttons and built like the proverbial tank. Built to military/civil eng/security grade. Often include other interesting features like a massive battery capacity and very powerful LED torch. But the basic phone and

Re: Recommendation For An Apple Desktop?

2018-11-01 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Apple Mini if you get a higher memory model, optional SSD or HDD. The access to fire up VO is standard, and there is a dongle thing to kid it there is a monitor when there isn't, so you can run it headless as they say. No monitor. any mouse/kb will work, though alt/application/windows keys do

Re: the left over iphone SE stock

2018-10-11 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Sell them in the 3rd world market. - Original Message - From: "Mike Arrigo" To: Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:49 AM Subject: the left over iphone SE stock I was at the local Apple store getting a couple of new macs and I asked them what they did with the iphone SE phones that

Re: iPhone XS Max Tear-Down and Parts Cost Estimate, Business Insider

2018-09-26 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
A product at point of sale, is far beyond the sum of its constituent parts. - Original Message - From: "M. Taylor" To: Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 5:19 AM Subject: iPhone XS Max Tear-Down and Parts Cost Estimate, Business Insider The $1249 iPhone XS Max is made out of only

5 reasons to wait...

2018-09-22 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
The New IPhone Is in Stores. Here Are 5 Reasons to Wait Before Buying It - Just think about it. GEOFFREY A. FOWLER, THE WASHINGTON POST 22 SEP 2018 Hell o there, savvy iPhone shopper. Ready for an upgrade? There are a few things you should know before emptying your wallet at the Apple store.

Re: Apple iOS 12 Has 25 Great Secret Features, Forbes

2018-09-20 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Hahahahahahahaha,... well, I wondered that, but didn't think to ask. Cheers, R. - Original Message - From: "Jewel" To: Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 10:54 PM Subject: Re: Apple iOS 12 Has 25 Great Secret Features, Forbes If these features are so great, why keep them secret?

Re: U.K. iPhone upgrade programme

2018-09-14 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Tel: 0800 048 0408. phone and ask them. - Original Message - From: "goshawk on horseback" To: Sent: Friday, September 14, 2018 2:48 AM Subject: Re: U.K. iPhone upgrade programme I would also be interested in this, as the only apple store that is anywhere near me, is tucked away in an

Re: JONATHAN MOSEN'S FOLLOW-UP FOLLOWING APPLE'S PRESENTATION

2018-09-14 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Tell me how you get to listen to it on VR devices please. - Original Message - From: "Julian" To: Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018 9:49 PM Subject: Re: JONATHAN MOSEN'S FOLLOW-UP FOLLOWING APPLE'S PRESENTATION Hi, It’s already there. I just got done listening to it on my victor

Re: How do you take a screen shot

2018-09-09 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Depends on phone and iOs version. It used to be hold Home and click Power, or the other way. - Original Message - From: "Jen ." To: Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2018 12:22 PM Subject: How do you take a screen shot Hi, I need to take a screen shot and don’t know how. Jen -- The

Re: UK folks - recommend wearable speaker?

2018-09-07 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
ards Harry > On 7 Sep 2018, at 14:01, 'RobH.' via VIPhone wrote: > > UK residents, could you recommend source and make of wearable speaker so I > can clip it on something but not have to wear any kind > of > over-head or especially over-ear devices. I have two hearing aids, so many

UK folks - recommend wearable speaker?

2018-09-07 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
UK residents, could you recommend source and make of wearable speaker so I can clip it on something but not have to wear any kind of over-head or especially over-ear devices. I have two hearing aids, so many of these things wouldn't work for me. Thoughts please, and link or contact details to

Re: Phone carrier 1 of 4 bars question

2018-09-06 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Pooor reception/signal. - Original Message - From: "'Simon W' via VIPhone" Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2018 1:34 PM Subject: Phone carrier 1 of 4 bars question Hi everyone! Like the subject line says what does it mean when it says 1 of 4 bars? Sent from my iPhone -- The following

Re: A little update on Astreos

2018-09-04 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Well done, all good stuff. - Original Message - From: "Yuma Decaux" To: Cc: Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2018 12:35 AM Subject: A little update on Astreos Hi Everyone, I wanted to give y'all a little update on what's happening with Astreos. Thanks to the beta testers, we've

Re: Recent Calls List with Unexpected Behavior

2018-09-03 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
So the basic oS is becoming involuntary spamware. - Original Message - From: "Jim Fettgather" To: "viphone" Sent: Monday, September 03, 2018 5:51 PM Subject: Recent Calls List with Unexpected Behavior Hello, I am wondering if this is new behavior, in the Phone App, under recent

Re: iPhone trading advice

2018-09-03 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
ainstore", is on yahoogroups, and "recycle-vi-it" is on freelists.org. hope this helps. Simon - Original Message - From: "'RobH.' via VIPhone" To: Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2018 8:38 PM Subject: Re: iPhone trading advice You got hosts or subscription gen f

Re: iPhone trading advice

2018-09-02 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
You got hosts or subscription gen for any of those please? Tia, BobH. - Original Message - From: "goshawk on horseback" To: Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2018 8:16 PM Subject: Re: iPhone trading advice I would say that if you want to get a good price for it, don't bother with any of

Re: iPhone trading advice

2018-09-01 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
We've had more used iPhonesoff eBuyer than ebay. - Original Message - From: "Anna Dresner" To: "VIPhone Mailing List" Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2018 8:11 PM Subject: Re: iPhone trading advice Hi Daniel, I would suggest checking with a site like eBay to find out what these phones

Re: iPhone trading advice

2018-09-01 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Email trading lists, do searches for any of these UK sales lists:- Thebargainstore, (1 long word!), recycle-it, Secondhandzone, (all one word!). Hang on while I get full address. secondhandz...@groups.io recycle...@groups.io thebargainst...@yahoogroups.com Add -subscribe or +subscribe, to the

Re: best gps app for the uk?

2018-08-27 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
My Bro' swears by MS's SoundScape. - Original Message - From: "trahern culver" To: "VIPhone" Sent: Monday, August 27, 2018 1:48 AM Subject: best gps app for the uk? hi all, I'm in the uk whats the best gps app that will give me walking directions and also work in vehicles? and which

Re: iphone, and amazon echo, some good uses for it

2018-08-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Apart from talking radio alarm clock, snooze, sleep timer, reminder, calendar things; it is a good and quick calculator even with the scientific stuff, though she/it sometimes forgets to round to nearest few digits. Also good at how far to, what is the weather/temp in, and other geographic

Re: Introducing Astreos: universal access to the cosmos

2018-08-14 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
Dark sideo f the Moon, is a Pink floyd album, a great classic, with very emotive tracks. Suspect that a more likely connection than the hidden L'grange point mentioned, which is in fact only dark half the time. space is l8ike that. R. - Original Message - From: "Jewel" To: Sent:

Re: Small camera

2018-08-14 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I've not read much of the thread, but suspect we're looking for a camera that one can activate on the fly immediately, at will, and discretely. I have some artificial specs with built in camera, low res no doubt, but built into the frame; it has a pocket remote, and is also capable of

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