Re: MS Teams

2020-10-17 Thread Andy Baracco
ams on iOS. On Sat, 17 Oct 2020 at 03:10, Simon A Fogarty wrote: Yes I have But it was a couple of months ago, I can’t remember about he talking / side of things but text chat is very simple. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Andy Baracco Sent: Saturday, 17 October 20

MS Teams

2020-10-16 Thread Andy Baracco
has anyone here used MS Teams on the iPhone? Today I attended my first meeting on MS Teams, and I couldn't find a way to talk, like the mute/unmute button on Zoom. Andy -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about

Nag!

2020-10-12 Thread Andy Baracco
I have an iPhone 8. i choose not to use 2 factor authentication, a security code, or touch ID. This is my choice, but since updating to IOS 14 every time I start my phone I get a nag telling me to finish setting up my iPhone, wanting me to set up the things mentioned above. Is there any way

Re: Disney Plus on my IPhone

2020-10-09 Thread Andy Baracco
The only issue i can think of might be that Disney has some kind of proprietary arrangement with Amazon where the subscription can only be used on an Amazon licensed device. Andy - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Friday, October 09,

Re: Back Tap on iPhone 8

2020-09-22 Thread Andy Baracco
I wonder how the function works if you have your phone in a case. Andy - Original Message - From: "Richard Turner" To: Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:35 AM Subject: RE: Back Tap on iPhone 8 That should be enough. You may have to tap a little harder with an Otterbox case, but

Re: listening to NFL games

2020-09-21 Thread Andy Baracco
u use iheart and give a specific station to go to? From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Andy Baracco Sent: Monday, September 21, 2020 7:39 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: listening to NFL games Fortunately, being a 49er fan, I can listen either through

Re: listening to NFL games

2020-09-21 Thread Andy Baracco
My results have varied, but usually you can find a stream that works, even though it might be the opponent's station. The 49ers announcers suck, so I don't care who calls the game as long as I can hear it. Andy - Original Message - From: kitty hevener To:

Re: listening to NFL games

2020-09-21 Thread Andy Baracco
Fortunately, being a 49er fan, I can listen either through Game Day or on my Echo devices. Because we have two football teams here in LA it is very unlikely that 49er games will be on TV except the two times a year when the Niners play the Rams. Andy - Original Message - From:

Re: audio Stream of NFL Games

2020-09-14 Thread Andy Baracco
I use an app called Game Day. Results may vary because many of the links it presents are either dead or broadcast something other than the game, but I can usually find some links that work. i was able to listen to the Vikings-packers and 49ers-Cardinals games yesterday using this app. It's

Re: Lazarillo: A Very Excellent Free Accessible GPS Navigation Solution

2020-08-04 Thread Andy Baracco
I have used this app on the iPhone for years. It's definitely a keeper. Andy - Original Message - From: "M. Taylor" To: Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2020 8:21 AM Subject: Lazarillo: A Very Excellent Free Accessible GPS Navigation Solution Hello Everyone, Last week I was searching

Re: Exercise bikes

2020-07-28 Thread Andy Baracco
It's not exactly a bike, but the Cubii is a sitting elliptical. you do not sit on it, but you place it in front of a chair that you are sitting in. it has 9 resistance levels, and the basic model that sells for $199 has no connectivity, but for $50 more, there is a model that has bluetooth and

Re: keeping brightness at zero to save battery

2020-07-14 Thread Andy Baracco
Screen curtain does nothing to save battery, as the display is still on, but blacked out for privacy. Setting brightness to 0 does save battery life. Andy - Original Message - From: "Richard Turner" To: Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:25 PM Subject: RE: keeping brightness at zero

Re: Favorites on the Spectrum TV App

2020-06-27 Thread Andy Baracco
in there; there is a heading for Favorite Channels; then just double tap on the channel that you want and there you go! Hope this helps! Debbie From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Andy Baracco Sent: Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:47 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Favorites

Favorites on the Spectrum TV App

2020-06-27 Thread Andy Baracco
I am using the Spectrum TV ap on my iPhone. I have favorited several channels, but how can i quickly go to my favorited channels? Andy -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if

Re: Apology

2020-06-06 Thread Andy Baracco
It would have taken the same amount of energy to just anser the question as opposed to making that comment. It's interesting that I notice this kind of behavior a lot more on blind oriented lists. Andy - Original Message - From: Sharon To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent:

Re: Slightly OT; Door Dash

2020-05-30 Thread Andy Baracco
. They also said that my card had already been charged the full amount, and they would credit the charge back, but it would take a week to do so. I think that they shouldn't devit the card until the restaurant verifies the order. Andy - Original Message - From: Andy Baracco

Re: Slightly OT; Door Dash

2020-05-30 Thread Andy Baracco
I notice that Door Dash has fewer promotions than the other platforms. Andy - Original Message - From: MamaPeach To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:30 PM Subject: Re: Slightly OT; Door Dash I also just received a notification of 20% off an order

Re: Slightly OT; Door Dash

2020-05-30 Thread Andy Baracco
I often do this as well, especially when contemplating ordering from a place that I haven't ordered from before. The familiarity speeds up the process when you really want to order. I wonder if you can set up a cart in advance so when you really want to order, you can do it faster. I do know

Re: Slightly OT; Door Dash

2020-05-30 Thread Andy Baracco
No problem here. I placed a successful order last evening. This sounds like a local issue. Andy - Original Message - From: Debbie Downey To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:16 PM Subject: Slightly OT; Door Dash Hello, Has anyone had a

Tipping and the Uber Eats App

2020-05-25 Thread Andy Baracco
I can't figure how to choose an amount to tip in the uber Eats app. Voiceover says that there is an edit box, but tapping on it does nothing, and if you just hit the submit button it defaults to the maximum amount. I want to tip, but not at 25% as there is often a delivery fee and a service fee

Re: Door dash

2020-05-23 Thread Andy Baracco
I haven't experienced this with Door Dash, but it seems that this may happen after an app or system update. Andy - Original Message - From: "Katrina Anderson" To: Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:56 AM Subject: Re: Door dash I did not have to login every time originally, using this

Re: Door dash

2020-05-22 Thread Andy Baracco
You shouldn't have to. I only signed in once when I set up the account. Andy - Original Message - From: "Kathy Brandt" To: Sent: Friday, May 22, 2020 6:20 PM Subject: Re: Door dash Asking again: does anyone have to sign in each time they open the app? Friends of mine don’t have

Re: Door dash

2020-05-22 Thread Andy Baracco
I use it often but I haven't used it today. There are usually no issues as far as accessibility is concerned. It is by far the easiest of any of them to use. Andy - Original Message - From: "John Panarese" To: "'Kimberly Samco' via VIPhone" Sent: Friday, May 22, 2020 3:29 PM

Re: Buying New iPhone - Advantages of Through Apple or Verizon

2020-05-21 Thread Andy Baracco
Apple probably won't offer you any deals or discounts, but your carrier might. My carrier is T Mobile, and they always offer some kind of deal. When we bought our iphone 8's we got $300 for each of our old phones on a trade in. Check with your carrier to see what kind of deals they are

Re: How Do You Forward or Share A text Message

2020-05-17 Thread Andy Baracco
more double tap then go to the bottom right and you will find forward Robert Stigile 818-381-9568 On May 17, 2020, at 2:28 PM, Andy Baracco wrote:  I need to forward a text message to another person. I seem to recall doing this before, but now I can't figure out how to do

How Do You Forward or Share A text Message

2020-05-17 Thread Andy Baracco
I need to forward a text message to another person. I seem to recall doing this before, but now I can't figure out how to do it. Andy -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if

Re: Scanning solution

2020-05-16 Thread Andy Baracco
It's appropriate to charge for shipping if you are paying to have it shipped. It is not if you are shipping free matter. Andy - Original Message - From: Larry Lumpkin To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, May 16, 2020 6:14 PM Subject: RE: Scanning solution I

Re: Qardio arm app

2020-05-11 Thread Andy Baracco
Qardio! No U after the Q. Andy - Original Message - From: "Mary Otten" To: Sent: Monday, May 11, 2020 4:12 PM Subject: Re: Qardio arm app Yes, I know. I spelled it with a Q. Sent from my iPhone On May 11, 2020, at 4:05 PM, Andy Baracco wrote: Keep in mind t

Re: Qardio arm app

2020-05-11 Thread Andy Baracco
Keep in mind that Qardio is spelled with a Q. Andy - Original Message - From: "Mary Otten" To: "VIPhone via" Sent: Monday, May 11, 2020 3:58 PM Subject: Qardio arm app I just ordered this blood pressure monitor, so I went to the App Store to try to find the app. I have searched

Re: trouble with the uber eats app

2020-04-29 Thread Andy Baracco
I only had to do that once, when setting up the account. Andy - Original Message - From: DJ To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:37 PM Subject: Re: trouble with the uber eats app It only requires that while setting up the account. You don’t have

Accessibility of the Postmates App

2020-04-26 Thread Andy Baracco
I recently downloaded the Postmates app and set up an account. I can locate restaurants but when i double tap on an item to order, nothing happens. I haven't been able to successfully place an order. Is it just me, or is this app inaccessible with Voiceover? Andy -- The following

Re: New game: Galactic Colonies

2020-04-20 Thread Andy Baracco
No fighting, no racing, no fun! Andy - Original Message - From: "Holly Anderson" To: "viphone list list" Sent: Monday, April 20, 2020 8:22 PM Subject: Re: New game: Galactic Colonies Hi. Do you know if this game has the same weird quirk in game play that in order to really get

Re: Apple Newsroom: iPhone SE: A powerful new smartphone in a popular design

2020-04-16 Thread Andy Baracco
Before you buy a new phone, you might want to check your usage under settings. I have a 64 GB iPhone 8 and am only using about 30 GB. You might end up spending extra money to buy storage that you don't actually need. It's like those folks who load up on RAM on their PCs even though they

Re: Accessible thermometer

2020-04-12 Thread Andy Baracco
Today I attempted to obtain cleaning supplies from two local stores and found the aisles cleaned out. No masks either, even though we are required to wear them in public. Today a scarf wrapped around my head had to suffice. I can't believe how unprepared this country has been for this crisis.

Re: Accessible thermometer

2020-04-12 Thread Andy Baracco
Sad waste of good booze! Andy - Original Message - From: Arlene To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:13 PM Subject: Re: Accessible thermometer That Bacardi 150 proof rum, would work, or go to your Liquor store and get 190 percent proof ever clear,

Re: Accessible thermometer

2020-04-11 Thread Andy Baracco
I bought a talking forehead thermometer from Speak To Me but it was a while ago. you may want to check with them, as well as the other blind oriented catelogs. Andy - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:58 AM

Re: Has Anyone Ordered From Little Caesars Pizza Before

2020-04-03 Thread Andy Baracco
> From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of > Andy Baracco > Sent: Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:44 PM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Re: Has Anyone Ordered From Little Caesars Pizza Before > > It appears that most pizza restaurant sites are inaccessible. For me, > I have f

Re: Has Anyone Ordered From Little Caesars Pizza Before

2020-04-03 Thread Andy Baracco
IZED APPLE STORE BUSINESS AFFILIATE MAC and iOS VOICEOVER TRAINING AND SUPPORT On Apr 3, 2020, at 4:50 PM, wrote: Or, you could just call a pizza restaurant! How quaint! -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Andy Baracco Sent: Thursday, April 2, 20

Re: Has Anyone Ordered From Little Caesars Pizza Before

2020-04-03 Thread Andy Baracco
Ordered From Little Caesars Pizza Before Or, you could just call a pizza restaurant! How quaint! -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Andy Baracco Sent: Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:44 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Has Anyone Ordered From Little

Re: Has Anyone Ordered From Little Caesars Pizza Before

2020-04-02 Thread Andy Baracco
It appears that most pizza restaurant sites are inaccessible. For me, I have found that the best way to order a pizza online is through apps like Door Dash or Uber Eats. Andy - Original Message - From: "Shirley Baker" To: Sent: Thursday, April 02, 2020 4:22 PM Subject: Has Anyone

Re: Battery indicators?

2020-02-01 Thread Andy Baracco
Same here along with my Aftershokz headset! Andy - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, February 01, 2020 10:37 PM Subject: Re: Battery indicators? Good to know Apple is taking care of their own. My logitech and

Re: Battery indicators?

2020-02-01 Thread Andy Baracco
I get the indicators for my phone and Apple smart battery case, but since the last update i don't get the status of my bluetooth devices anymore. Andy - Original Message - From: "Holly" To: Sent: Saturday, February 01, 2020 8:49 PM Subject: Re: Battery indicators? Ann: Here is

Re: Who loves to listen to air trafic controlers

2020-01-28 Thread Andy Baracco
I like live ATC. Andy - Original Message - From: "'adrian Leong' via VIPhone" To: Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:25 PM Subject: Who loves to listen to air trafic controlers What is every ones fave ios app for listening to air trafic controlers Sent from my iPad -- The

Re: Bluetooth headphones

2019-11-09 Thread Andy Baracco
I have a friend who is a long haul truck driver and he uses headphones manufactured by Blue Parrot. They are over the ear headphones with a boom mic that goes down to your mouth. He says the audio quality is great, and his own audio on phone calls and chats is very clear. Andy -

Re: Glucose meters with voiceover

2019-11-08 Thread Andy Baracco
The other CGM meter is the Dexcom 6. I did know a totally blind man who had the Dexcom 5 and it was accessible with the iPhone. Andy - Original Message - From: "Mary Otten" To: Sent: Friday, November 08, 2019 7:17 PM Subject: Re: Glucose meters with voiceover Actually, The

Apple TV Plus

2019-10-31 Thread Andy Baracco
I am interested in the Apple TV Plus streaming service. How do I get it? I searched the app store but couldn't find an app by that name. Andy -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list,

Re: On Screen keyboard in 13.2

2019-10-30 Thread Andy Baracco
Go into Settings, keyboard, and disable slide to type. Andy - Original Message - From: "Karen Poulakos" To: Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:53 AM Subject: On Screen keyboard in 13.2 Hi, I updated to 13.2 last night. This morning I noticed that one of my folder names has

Repeating Notifications

2019-10-30 Thread Andy Baracco
Since I upgraded to IOS 13.2 I get notifications that repeat every minute. How do I stop this behavior? Andy -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's

Fw: Take $10 Off Your Next Order - Take Your Pick!

2019-09-29 Thread Andy Baracco
Thanks For Shopping With us!They have good prices on Plantronics gear. Andy - Original Message - From: Your Factory Outlet Store To: w...@socal.rr.com Sent: Sunday, September 29, 2019 8:05 PM Subject: Take $10 Off Your Next Order - Take Your Pick! Thanks For Shopping With

Re: Replacement for Plantronics voyager edge?

2019-09-29 Thread Andy Baracco
The last time i checked, the Voyager 5200 was the latest, but i believe that the legend and Edge are still available. But the one I have really come to enjoy are the Plantronics Back Beat Fit 3100. They are stereo buds but you can wear only one if you wish. Also note that PlanPlantronics was

Re: Silence Unknown Callers is great!

2019-09-28 Thread Andy Baracco
, Andy Baracco wrote:  When my paratransit provider calls, the phone will say "scam likely. The result could be a missed ride. i can't take that chance. Andy - Original Message - From: Deb Cook Lewis To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Sat

Re: Silence Unknown Callers is great!

2019-09-28 Thread Andy Baracco
i think that this service would be more effective if provided by the carrier rather than the device manufacturer. Andy - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:29 PM Subject: RE: Silence Unknown Callers is

Re: Silence Unknown Callers is great!

2019-09-28 Thread Andy Baracco
When my paratransit provider calls, the phone will say "scam likely. The result could be a missed ride. i can't take that chance. Andy - Original Message - From: Deb Cook Lewis To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:23 PM Subject: RE: Silence

Re: Silence Unknown Callers is great!

2019-09-28 Thread Andy Baracco
My paratransit provider makes a robocall to let you know that the driver has arrived. This is often flagged as unknown caller. If that call doesn't come through, I miss my ride. Andy - Original Message - From: "Richard Turner" To: Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:20 PM

Re: Silence Unknown Callers is great!

2019-09-28 Thread Andy Baracco
i have experienced that legitimate calls are sometimes flagged as unknown caller or scam likely. Andy - Original Message - From: "James English" To: Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:07 PM Subject: Re: Silence Unknown Callers is great! Hi, I think this is a pretty dangerous

IP Address

2019-09-27 Thread Andy Baracco
How does one obtain the IP address that your iPhone uses? Andy -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's post is inappropriate, please contact the owners

Re: IOS 13.1.1 is out

2019-09-27 Thread Andy Baracco
They had to release IOS 13 when they did because they were also releasing new phones, and they had to have something to put on them. I don't think you can blame Apple for everything. Some of the fault lies with the app developers who had adequate time to update their software and they just

IOS 13.1 When?

2019-09-21 Thread Andy Baracco
i have read in many places that IOS 13.1 will drop on Sept. 30th, but I know someone who insists that it will actually drop next Tuesday, Sept. 24th. So when is it? Andy -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns

Re: country music dvds on PBS

2019-09-18 Thread Andy Baracco
PBS says that the law regarding audio description doesn't apply to them because they are a nonprofit. Andy - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:46 AM Subject: Re: country music dvds on PBS Frankly,

Re: country music dvds on PBS

2019-09-18 Thread Andy Baracco
I don't think anyone is getting audio description. I have the accessible cable box from Spectrum, but am not getting it either. Andy - Original Message - From: Jim To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:30 AM Subject: RE: country music dvds on

Re: OT over the air antennas

2019-09-16 Thread Andy Baracco
al Message - From: "Andy Baracco" To: Sent: Monday, September 16, 2019 3:23 PM Subject: Re: OT over the air antennas My experience has been that indoor digital TV antennas are very suspect. Unlike analog signals, digital signals are either there, or they're not. They are not forgiving

Re: OT over the air antennas

2019-09-16 Thread Andy Baracco
ellation of antennas internally ;>...your phone for example ;> ). Consumer grade antennas hardly ever provide any useful feedback, a few TV's do provide signal strength diagnostics (I haven't seen any with appropriate assistive support :<). Keith Bierman khb...@gmail.com 3

Re: OT over the air antennas

2019-09-16 Thread Andy Baracco
My experience has been that indoor digital TV antennas are very suspect. Unlike analog signals, digital signals are either there, or they're not. They are not forgiving. I know someone who had some success with this type of antenna when he stuck it out of an open window. He was lucky because

Re: Lazarillo or BlindSquare

2019-09-15 Thread Andy Baracco
For karen's use case I think that aIra would be the best solution. You can sign up for a free account which entitles you to free short calls. This would probably be all you need if you are fairly close to your destination. Andy - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To:

Re: Lazarillo or BlindSquare

2019-09-15 Thread Andy Baracco
I'm not sure if you can do it with apps, but you can do it with the Victor Reader Trek. You might be able to do it with Nearby Explorer or Seeing Eye GPS. Andy - Original Message - From: 'Karen Delzer' via VIPhone To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2019

Re: The Accessibility Bugs Introduced and Resolved in iOS 13 for Blind and Low Vision Users | AppleVis

2019-09-15 Thread Andy Baracco
You can wait providing that you do not have automatic updates enabled. Andy - Original Message - From: Matthew Bullis To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:52 AM Subject: Re: The Accessibility Bugs Introduced and Resolved in iOS 13 for Blind and

Family Sharing

2019-09-14 Thread Andy Baracco
my wife and I both have iPhones. How do we go about setting up family sharing? Andy -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's post is inappropriate,

Re: Phone Scam

2019-09-11 Thread Andy Baracco
I just now got the one from Microsoft. Andy - Original Message - From: "Holly Jensen" To: Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:31 PM Subject: Phone Scam Hi, Wow, there are so many out there. Let’s see, the Apple compromise one, the student loan forgiveness one even though I

Re: apple keynote

2019-09-11 Thread Andy Baracco
he pro Max is 6.5 It has been rumored that next year they may come out with an SE sized phone; but nothing official from Apple. Richard Always look out for #1, and be careful not to step in #2. On Sep 10, 2019, at 9:01 PM, Andy Baracco wrote: I would like to know that as well. I have a

Re: apple keynote

2019-09-10 Thread Andy Baracco
Well, I guess my iPhone 8 will serve for at least another year. Andy - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:37 PM Subject: Re: apple keynote No new smaller iPhone this time. Richard Always

Re: apple keynote

2019-09-10 Thread Andy Baracco
I would like to know that as well. I have an iPhone 8, and would like to stay with that form factor. Andy - Original Message - From: To: Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:35 PM Subject: RE: apple keynote Did they come out with a new iphone the size of the apple SE?

Re: Phone Scam

2019-09-10 Thread Andy Baracco
d scammers leave a Voice Mail. Best regards, Carolyn -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Andy Baracco Sent: Monday, September 9, 2019 8:22 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Phone Scam Legitimate businesses will l

Re: Phone Scam

2019-09-09 Thread Andy Baracco
Legitimate businesses will leave a voicemail message if you don't answer. Andy - Original Message - From: 'Chuck Dean' via VIPhone To: VIPhone Sent: Monday, September 09, 2019 10:47 AM Subject: Re: Phone Scam Hello everyone, My policy on all robo calls is to ignore

Re: Phone Scam

2019-09-09 Thread Andy Baracco
When I answer the phone, I say hello. If I don't get a comeback in 3 seconds, I hang up. Andy - Original Message - From: "James English" To: Sent: Monday, September 09, 2019 10:49 AM Subject: Re: Phone Scam Hi Chuck, I use robotic callers to contact customers all of the time.

Re: Phone Scam

2019-09-06 Thread Andy Baracco
that they are from Apple. The message also warns callers not to converse with anyone and not to share any info. Andy - Original Message - From: "Andy Baracco" To: Sent: Friday, September 06, 2019 12:39 PM Subject: Re: Phone Scam Below is one of the responses from 80

Re: Phone Scam

2019-09-06 Thread Andy Baracco
Below is one of the responses from 800notes.com about this number. Robo Cathy Jackson from "microsoft refund dept." New number for same old SCAM. Andy - Original Message - From: "Richard Turner" To: Sent: Friday, September 06, 2019 5:36 AM Subject: RE: Phone Scam I sent out a

Re: Latest phone scam

2019-09-05 Thread Andy Baracco
If it's an 800 number, a good site to research where it came from is www.800notes.com Andy - Original Message - From: 'Karen Delzer' via VIPhone To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2019 7:45 PM Subject: Re: Latest phone scam You could put it into

Re: Talking Thermostats

2019-09-04 Thread Andy Baracco
The thing about programmable thermostats is that it is usually a set and forget thing. I hardly ever have occasion to diddle with the thermostat once the programming is done. Andy - Original Message - From: "Richard Turner" To: Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2019 6:43 AM Subject:

Re: Talking thermostat.

2019-09-03 Thread Andy Baracco
The gentleman who sold the VIP talking thermostats announced a few weeks ago that he is no longer able to obtain those units and will no longer be selling them. As for the Kelvin, I believe that it has not been produced in a few years. Andy - Original Message - From: "Jenny

Re: Talking thermostat.

2019-09-03 Thread Andy Baracco
Apparently, these are no longer available. Andy - Original Message - From: "Jenny Bomareto" To: Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2019 12:58 PM Subject: Talking thermostat. There is to stand a long talking thermostat This means that they do not require Internet connection and do not

NOAA Weather Radio

2019-09-01 Thread Andy Baracco
i have the NOAA weather app and i can't get it to play any of the feeds for any of the NOAA weather radio stations. The app has a lot of unlabeled buttons. Anyone have any success with this app? Also, I have the WX Alerts U. S. app and it is supposed to also stream the NOAA stations, but no

Re: Fantassy Football

2019-08-28 Thread Andy Baracco
: "James English" To: Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:10 PM Subject: Re: Fantassy Football Hi, Little off topic but is yahoo fantasy football accessible on desktop? On 8/29/19, Andy Baracco wrote: You might be thinking of Brian Fischler's Blind Abilities Football league. I

Re: Fantassy Football

2019-08-28 Thread Andy Baracco
You might be thinking of Brian Fischler's Blind Abilities Football league. It is still around, but it is full, and we have already had our draft. However, Yahoo Fantasy Sports is very accessible on the iphone, and you may still be able to sign up with a public league. last season I wanted to

Re: accessible fantasy football aps

2019-08-17 Thread Andy Baracco
to keep for next year. Also, could not schedule an autodraft. Will check out the ap. Btw, have an opening for a player if interested, email me off line. From: Andy Baracco Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 6:55 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: accessible fantasy

Re: accessible fantasy football aps

2019-08-17 Thread Andy Baracco
The yahoo Fantasy app is completely accessible with Voiceover. Every aspect, including live draft is completely usable by a blind person. I am currently in an FF league on Yahoo, and have done fantasy football, baseball, and basketball leagues with the yahoo Fantasy app. In fact, I wanted to

Re: Question: How to Answer the Door Using the Ring app for the Ring Video Doorbell 2

2019-08-17 Thread Andy Baracco
That process wouldn't work with most of the folks that come to my door. Certainly the UPS girl would be long gone if I followed that process. Andy - Original Message - From: Holly To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 8:43 AM Subject: Re: Question:

Re: Question: How to Answer the Door Using the Ring app for the Ring Video Doorbell 2

2019-08-17 Thread Andy Baracco
For a visually impaired person, the best solution seems to be to use an Amazon Echo. Andy - Original Message - From: David Goldfield To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2019 8:18 AM Subject: Question: How to Answer the Door Using the Ring app for the

Re: re-setting all network settings

2019-08-13 Thread Andy Baracco
Seems like you've got it covered. Andy - Original Message - From: Paul and Paula Jordan To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:50 AM Subject: re-setting all network settings Hi all. I’ve been having trouble staying connected to my wifi router, at

Re: Experience with the App for the Cubii Under Desk Elliptical Trainer

2019-08-05 Thread Andy Baracco
It is aerobic training. It is designed primarily for those who have issues with standing and walking, but who want to stay fit. Andy - Original Message - From: Deb Cook Lewis To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Monday, August 05, 2019 11:55 AM Subject: RE: Experience with

Auto Racing Web site

2019-08-03 Thread Andy Baracco
www.fanschoice.tv is a web site sponsored by NASCAR. it's apparent purpose is to foster interest in small track stock car racing. you create a free account on the site and you can watch and listen to live races and replays of races on tracks throughout the country. Unfortunately, there does not

Re: Dick Tatian problem

2019-08-01 Thread Andy Baracco
www.applevis.com has a good podcast concerning dictation tips and tricks. Andy - Original Message - From: "Mike" To: "viPhone E-Mail List" Sent: Thursday, August 01, 2019 7:37 AM Subject: Dick Tatian problem Sent from my iPhone hello everyone I am having a problem using the

Re: problems with sharing rides on the uber app

2019-07-29 Thread Andy Baracco
No, the same thing happened to me. Apparently the Uber app underwent a big rewrite. Also, uber offers two kinds of shared ride services. the first is the regular Uber pool, but they also have something called Pool Express, and if you are not careful, that is what you get. This service is

Re: What is every ones fave streaming service

2019-07-25 Thread Andy Baracco
Tunein and Tunein Pro and Amazon music. Andy - Original Message - From: "Christopher Chaltain" To: ; "Gerardo Corripio" Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:35 PM Subject: Re: What is every ones fave streaming service TuneIn, Netflix, Amazon Prime and Google Play Music. On 7/25/19

Re: Shop Independently with Shipt: an Accessible App that Brings the "Store to your Door"

2019-07-22 Thread Andy Baracco
Sent: Monday, July 22, 2019 11:14 AM Subject: Re: Shop Independently with Shipt: an Accessible App that Brings the "Store to your Door" Sorry. I thought this was a list regarding the iPhone? This thread, has gone on for about 3 days now. Dave. Dave. -Original Message--

Re: Shop Independently with Shipt: an Accessible App that Brings the "Store to your Door"

2019-07-22 Thread Andy Baracco
ing about the annual or monthly fees charged by these services https://www.consumerreports.org/online-grocery-services/grocery-delivery-services-review/ On 7/21/19 2:33 PM, Andy Baracco wrote: Keep in mind that unlike other shopping apps, Shipt charges a $99 per year membership fee just to use the ser

Re: Shop Independently with Shipt: an Accessible App that Brings the "Store to your Door"

2019-07-21 Thread Andy Baracco
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Re: Recommendations For A Reliable Colour ID App?

2019-07-21 Thread Andy Baracco
i have the Colortest from APH. Very expensive, and probably does a lot more than you need, but it is extremely accurate because it has its own light source. Andy - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Sunday, July 21, 2019 1:52 PM

Re: Shop Independently with Shipt: an Accessible App that Brings the "Store to your Door"

2019-07-21 Thread Andy Baracco
monthly or annual fees? Here's one article I found talking about the annual or monthly fees charged by these services https://www.consumerreports.org/online-grocery-services/grocery-delivery-services-review/ On 7/21/19 2:33 PM, Andy Baracco wrote: Keep in mind that unlike other shopping apps

Re: Apple Air Pods 2nd generation and the Victor Reader Trek?

2019-07-21 Thread Andy Baracco
The Air Pods set up instructions say that they can be paired with non Apple devices, but someone told me that they will only work with devices that have an NFC chip. Andy - Original Message - From: Andy Baracco To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:32

Re: Shop Independently with Shipt: an Accessible App that Brings the "Store to your Door"

2019-07-21 Thread Andy Baracco
Keep in mind that unlike other shopping apps, Shipt charges a $99 per year membership fee just to use the service. Andy - Original Message - From: "M. Taylor" To: Sent: Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:07 PM Subject: Shop Independently with Shipt: an Accessible App that Brings the "Store

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