VoiceOver not Playing with iPhone 7 and Bose Soundlink 2 Speaker

2019-11-20 Thread Craig Werner
Greetings, everyone. I cannot get VoiceOver to speak through my Bose Soundlink 2 Bluetooth speaker using an iPhone 7. Phone content does indeed speak. I did not have this problem with the iPhone SE. Can anyone confirm this behavior? Is it a peculiarity of the phone? Thank you. Craig --

Re: An audio description question

2019-09-16 Thread Craig Werner
Perhaps if you wrote to the vendor, you might get satisfaction based on an accessibility need. Craig On Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 1:56 PM Duane Steele wrote: > Thank you for your response. In my case, while watching on PBS, I had > audio description. But when I was notified that the first episode

Apologies for Multiple Posting with "[External]" Added to Subject Line

2019-07-22 Thread Craig Werner
I apologize for repeat posts of a message I sent regarding a Voice Dream Writer thread I started. My very recent posts were not showing up in the Gmail app, which at first led me to think they were not reaching the group. I went to groups.com, searched for the viphone group, and discovered the

Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Voice Dream Writer Seems not to Remember Cursor Position

2019-07-22 Thread Craig Werner
quibble.. Craig On 7/21/19, Craig Werner wrote: > Thank you, Keith, for suggesting this tweak in my testing. You raise an > intriguing question: If no textual change is made, is a save necessary? > Duly noted. > > Craig > > > On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 2:29 PM 'Kramlin

Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Voice Dream Writer Seems not to Remember Cursor Position

2019-07-22 Thread Craig Werner
that new change is saved. > I am also trying to get writer to work for me. Please let us know if this > makes a difference for you. > Thanks, Keith > > On Jul 21, 2019, at 12:54 PM, Craig Werner > mailto:coffeeb...@gmail.com>> wrote: > > Thank you, Richard, for your thoughts

Re: Voice Dream Writer Seems not to Remember Cursor Position

2019-07-22 Thread Craig Werner
of a difference in how the application performs overall. Perhaps I should connect a Bluetooth keyboard and then earnestly start using Writer as an editor without worrying about an academic quibble.. Craig On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 3:01 PM Craig Werner wrote: > Thank you, Keith, for suggest

Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Voice Dream Writer Seems not to Remember Cursor Position

2019-07-21 Thread Craig Werner
to get writer to work for me. Please let us know if this > makes a difference for you. > Thanks, Keith > > On Jul 21, 2019, at 12:54 PM, Craig Werner wrote: > > Thank you, Richard, for your thoughts. When I played with Writer shortly > after it came out, I never tested the cu

Re: Voice Dream Writer Seems not to Remember Cursor Position

2019-07-21 Thread Craig Werner
nt from the magical iPhone SE) > www.turner42.com > > > > On Jul 21, 2019, at 5:09 AM, Craig Werner wrote: > > > > Hello, everyone. > > > > I hadn't used Voice Dream Writer for a long time so decided to give it > > another try. With no Bluetooth keyboar

Voice Dream Writer Seems not to Remember Cursor Position

2019-07-21 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I hadn't used Voice Dream Writer for a long time so decided to give it another try. With no Bluetooth keyboard connected and iCloud not enabled, I created a one-sentence test document on my iPhone SE running iOS 12.3.1. After playing around with various controls, I moved the

Re: IOS OCR Software: How Good Does It get?

2019-07-16 Thread Craig Werner
anning Stand so you would > not have the issue of maybe not holding it perfectly level. > HTH, > > > Richard > > Arthur C. Clarke's third law says: "Any sufficiently advanced technology > is indistinguishable from magic." > (Sent from the magical iPhone SE)

Re: problem with seeing ai speech language

2019-07-16 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, Anouk. If you open the Appstore app, search for "Seeing Ai," and then double-tap on the name of the app (not on "Open," you'll see a description of the app and its reviews. If you scroll down persistently, you'll see a link labeled ""app Support" (at least, that's the English label).

IOS OCR Software: How Good Does It get?

2019-07-13 Thread Craig Werner
Greetings, everyone. I have been playing with Voice Dream Scanner for about four days. This is my first experience with OCR software for the iPhone, and I’m wondering what degree of accuracy I should ultimately expect. I am well aware of all of the conditions that affect accuracy, and I’m the

Re: Questions regarding voice dream reader, and a new problem.

2019-07-08 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, Terry. I'm not a voice Dream user, but if this problem were happening to me, I'd ask myself if I had made any changes recently that might provoke this behavior. Since Notifications may be the problem, have you changed any settings relating to other programs you use? Craig On Mon, Jul 8,

Re: Auto-inputting String of Telephone Digits after Call Is Answered

2019-03-30 Thread Craig Werner
a hold of > his iPhone they would have access to his full account number and PIN, > information which should be kept secret. > > From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Craig > Werner > Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:58 AM > To: viphone > Subject: Auto-inputting

Auto-inputting String of Telephone Digits after Call Is Answered

2019-03-27 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. A friend not subscribed to this list would like to auto-enter strings of phone digits after a call is answered. Such a feature would allow him to enter PINs and other data without having to type them one by one at the risk of having the receiving system time out. Is this

Re: IOS 12.1.4: Unable to Replay Voice Mail

2019-03-06 Thread Craig Werner
it is not > just a toggle. > > I’ve told that to Apple, and perhaps if everyone did, we could get a choice > to not have it? > > Richard > > > From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Craig > Werner > Sent: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:02 AM > To: viphone > Subj

Re: Voice Mail Transcription

2019-03-06 Thread Craig Werner
Thank you, Richard, for going the extra kilobyte and writing to Apple. When I spoke to an accessibility rep five days ago, he said Apple was aware of VoiceOver issues connected with the voice mail transcription feature. Perhaps this is a good sign. Craig On 3/6/19, Richard Turner wrote: > I

IOS 12.1.4: Unable to Replay Voice Mail

2019-03-05 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. Ever since I updated my iPhone 5 to iOS 12.1.4, I have been unable reliably to replay voice mail. I have no trouble listening to a message for the first time, but subsequent attempts to replay it usually fail. I simply right-flick past the transcription of the message and press

Re: Mail App not Always Vibrating and Dinging with New Mail

2018-10-06 Thread Craig Werner
e workings of Verizon email, AOL now manages Verizon email accounts. This makes for an unsettling experience for some users. Craig On 10/4/18, Craig Werner wrote: > Thanks very much, Mark, for your upbeat message. Unfortunately, "Quick" is > one of the vibration settings I ha

Re: Mail App not Always Vibrating and Dinging with New Mail

2018-10-04 Thread Craig Werner
matically but either way you have to open the > mail app to get the right email count so I have outlook for iOS notifying > me of new mail. > Sent from my iPad > > On Oct 3, 2018, at 11:36 AM, Craig Werner wrote: > Good question, Simon. I'm not a "push" fan, so I hav

Re: Mail App not Always Vibrating and Dinging with New Mail

2018-10-03 Thread Craig Werner
here. > Iphone 5s ios12. > Greetings > Davy > > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht- > From: Craig Werner > Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 2:25 AM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Mail App not Always Vibrating and Dinging with New Mail > > Hello, everyone. > >

Re: Mail App not Always Vibrating and Dinging with New Mail

2018-10-03 Thread Craig Werner
ported push, > > but i guess not. Anyone have some insight on this? > > > > Thanks, > > Jed > > > >> On 10/3/18, Sieghard Weitzel wrote: > >> Have you shut down your phone after the update and turned it back on 30 > >> seconds or a minute later? > >

Mail App not Always Vibrating and Dinging with New Mail

2018-10-02 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I just updated my iPhone SE to iOS 12, and I notice that often, when I open the Mail app, the phone does not vibrate or make a sound when new mail is downloaded. When I go to "Settings -> Sounds," "Vibrate" is set to "Alert," and the "new mail" sound is set to "Classic Ding."

Re: Where Does the BARD App Store Its Downloads?

2018-10-01 Thread Craig Werner
After updating to iOS 12, the BARD app is reporting as taking up 147 MB, a very plausible figure considering the number and size of the books I have downloaded to my iPhone. Craig On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 10:35 PM Craig Werner wrote: > Hello, Alan and everyone. > > I realize what fo

Re: Where Does the BARD App Store Its Downloads?

2018-09-27 Thread Craig Werner
That is curious. I would think it should be fairly straightforward for the > iPhone to calculate and properly report how much storage each app is using. > Keep us posted if you learn what's up. > > > > Alan > > > > From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.

Re: Where Does the BARD App Store Its Downloads?

2018-09-26 Thread Craig Werner
ch would work out to 1.3GB in my case. So I'm assuming some of my books >> are longer than 10 hours and the math seems to work. >> >> Alan Lemly >> >> -Original Message- >> From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On >> Behalf Of Craig

Re: Where Does the BARD App Store Its Downloads?

2018-09-26 Thread Craig Werner
riginal Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On > Behalf Of Craig Werner > Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 3:49 PM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Re: Where Does the BARD App Store Its Downloads? > > Thank you, Mark, for jum

Re: Where Does the BARD App Store Its Downloads?

2018-09-26 Thread Craig Werner
erase > all of the current data and fresh copies of the OS and apps, installed. At > present, one can only accomplish this via iTunes on a computer. > > Mark > > > > > > From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf > Of Craig We

Re: Where Does the BARD App Store Its Downloads?

2018-09-26 Thread Craig Werner
p Store Its Downloads? > > > I don’t think it actually downloads to your iDevice. I > believe that there may be a sort of temporary cloud storage that you stream > from. > > > > character is found in how you treat people who cannot do anything for you! > *** > &

Where Does the BARD App Store Its Downloads?

2018-09-25 Thread Craig Werner
Greetings to the list. I am using the BARD app on iOS 11.4.1, and I notice that when I go to "Settings -> General -> iPhone Usage," the BARD app fills only 5.5MB even though two relatively full-length books have been dowloaded. "Documents and Data" under the app take up only a few kilobytes of

Re: Seeking Advice for a Classical Music Service

2018-09-25 Thread Craig Werner
services with that >> kind of search capacity. >> >> Richard >> >> >> >> “Definition of an expert: An ex is a has-been and a spirt is a drip under >> pressure.” – Bruce U. Utah Phillips >> >> From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of >> Cra

Seeking Advice for a Classical Music Service

2018-09-17 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. As a serious listener to classical music for sixty-five years, I am looking for the best selection of classical music on a music service that offers an iOs app. Last time I did a serious check of services, Tidal was the leader in terms of number and range of selections and also

Re: Seeking Advice on Upgrading from iPhone 5 to iPhone SE

2018-09-13 Thread Craig Werner
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Re: Seeking Advice on Upgrading from iPhone 5 to iPhone SE

2018-09-12 Thread Craig Werner
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Re: Seeking Advice on Upgrading from iPhone 5 to iPhone SE

2018-09-08 Thread Craig Werner
ght and look for a low-cost plan which doesn't include extra charges to > pay off a phone or, as in these annual upgrade plans, to essentially lease > the phone. > > Regards, > Sieghard > > > -Original Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Craig

Re: Seeking Advice on Upgrading from iPhone 5 to iPhone SE

2018-09-08 Thread Craig Werner
>> Best regards, > >> Carolyn > > >> -----Original Message- >> From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On >> Behalf Of Craig Werner >> Sent: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 5:13 AM >> To: viphone >> Subject: Seeking Advice on

Re: Seeking Advice on Upgrading from iPhone 5 to iPhone SE

2018-09-05 Thread Craig Werner
l will be revealed next week. > > > > On 5 Sep 2018, at 10:13, Craig Werner wrote: > > Hello, everyone. > > I am considering replacing my iPhone with an iPhone SE since my carrier is > offering the latter for $100. I don't want a phone with lots of bells and > whistle

Seeking Advice on Upgrading from iPhone 5 to iPhone SE

2018-09-05 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I am considering replacing my iPhone with an iPhone SE since my carrier is offering the latter for $100. I don't want a phone with lots of bells and whistles, but I would like one that runs iOS 11X, which the iPhone does not allow. Are there compelling reasons why I should not

Cannot Navigate to Hushmail's "Preferences" Area

2018-08-30 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. Has anyone experienced VoiceOver navigation problems with Hushmail, a highly-rated email encryption service in Vancouver? Using the webmail interface, VoiceOver does not speak the "Preferences" button. I have noticed this on my iPhone running iOS 10.10.3 and on my Mac using

How to Cancel a Reminder in the Amazon Alexa App

2018-05-17 Thread Craig Werner
Greetings, everyone. I can't figure out how to cancel a reminder in the Alexa app. When I go to "Reminders," Voiceover speaks each of the reminders I have set, but when I double-tap on one of them, I can't find a way to edit or cancel it. The rotor doesn't have an "Actions" option. Thanks for

Re: Supplementing my iPhone with an iPod: Good Idea?

2018-02-23 Thread Craig Werner
t;> -Original Message- > >> From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On > Behalf Of Victor Gouveia > >> Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 5:06 PM > >> To: viphone@googlegroups.com > >> Subject: Re: Supplementing my iPhone with an

Supplementing my iPhone with an iPod: Good Idea?

2018-01-23 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. Much of what I use my iPhone for can just as well be accomplished with an iPod. I spend a lot of time listening to music and e-books, neither of which requires the services of an iPhone. I'm curious to hear from those of you who own both devices. Do you find your are using

Difficulty Activating "Start" Button in Google Maps

2018-01-15 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. About ten days after updating Google Maps to its latest iOS version, 4.43, I began having difficulty activating the "Start" button after entering a route. Previously, I could flick to the button and activate it, but now, I have to place my finger on the button and double-tap it,

Improving the Sound of the Jaybird Freedom F5 Headphones with the MySound App

2018-01-09 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I was recently given a pair of Jaybird Freedom F5 Special Edition Bluetooth headphones, and I am wondering how Voiceover-compatible the "Presets" section of the Jaybird MySound app is. Perhaps I have not yet achieved a proper seal with the provided tips and fins, but running the

Re: Caution Regarding MiniKeepass version 1.7 just released

2017-09-30 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, Marie. Instructions for importing and exporting into and out of Dropbox are included in MiniKeePass's "Help" menu under the article name of "Dropbox Import/Export" and are quite easy to follow. I can't imagine a scenario in which you would lose or compromise your database file in your

Re: Recommendations for around $100 In-ear Wired Headphones

2017-09-25 Thread Craig Werner
rom: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf > Of Craig Werner > Sent: Monday, September 25, 2017 8:43 AM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Recommendations for around $100 In-ear Wired Headphones > > Hello, everyone. > > The wires on my fou

Re: Can I Get the Canada Radio Player from the U.S. App Store?

2017-09-25 Thread Craig Werner
s for these apps in the US app > store, of course you have to check regarding accessibility. > > Regards, > Sieghard > > -Original Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf > Of Craig Werner > Sent: Monday, September 25,

Recommendations for around $100 In-ear Wired Headphones

2017-09-25 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. The wires on my four-year-old Bose Mie2i wired in-ear headphones are beginning to fray, and I'll have to replace them if the sound from them becomes intermittent. I am looking for a pair of wired in-ear headphones whose tips are comfortable and do not reach deep into the ear

Re: Can I Get the Canada Radio Player from the U.S. App Store?

2017-09-25 Thread Craig Werner
o-countries/ > > Alan Lemly > > -Original Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf > Of Craig Werner > Sent: Friday, September 22, 2017 6:31 PM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Re: Can I Get the Canada Radio Pla

Re: Uber App: Finding Your Driver

2017-09-23 Thread Craig Werner
..@socal.rr.com> wrote: >> You can't, but you can call or text the driver. >> >> Andy >> >> - Original Message - >> From: "Craig Werner" <coffeeb...@gmail.com> >> To: <viphone@googlegroups.com> >> Sent: Thursday, Se

Re: Can I Get the Canada Radio Player from the U.S. App Store?

2017-09-22 Thread Craig Werner
t; From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf > Of Craig Werner > Sent: Friday, September 22, 2017 3:08 PM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Can I Get the Canada Radio Player from the U.S. App Store? > > Greetings, everyone. > > I am

Can I Get the Canada Radio Player from the U.S. App Store?

2017-09-22 Thread Craig Werner
Greetings, everyone. I am a U.S. resident who wants to get the Canada Radio Player app from the U.S. Apple App Store, but when I search for it, although lots of Canadian radio apps are displayed, the one I am looking for is not shown. If I type the words "Canada Radio Player" into a Google

Re: Uber App: Finding Your Driver

2017-09-21 Thread Craig Werner
driver and tell him where you > are. You might also indicate that you are blind and he will need to > identify himself. > > Rob > > -Original Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On > Behalf Of Craig Werner > S

Uber App: Finding Your Driver

2017-09-21 Thread Craig Werner
Greetings, everyone. I am posting this requst for help on behalf of a friend who just installed the Uber app. She wonders if there is any way that information can be included somewhere in her Uber application for a ride taht will allow a driver to find her in the event her GPS does not give

Possible Disruption of Dropbox Support for Some iOS Text Editors

2017-09-06 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. If I understand correctly, Dropbox will cease using its present API sometime in September, which may cause certain iOS text editors not to transfer files to Dropbox. If this is true, I assume this is a problem that text editor developers are working to solve. Unfortunately, a

Re: one more question on WhatsApp

2017-07-04 Thread Craig Werner
Vicki, when users mentioned participants, they may have imagined you had created a group of people whom you wish to contact and that you wanted to view that list. To view the people in your Contacts list who have WhatsApp accounts, select either the Chat tab or the Call tab. Then, click the "New

Making International Calls for Free: Alternatives to WhatsApp Messenger@

2017-07-03 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I use WhatsApp Messenger to make international phone calls for free, and I like it very much. I recently read on this list that WhatsApp is not popular in the U.S., and I cannot imagine why this is so. Other than FaceTime, which is, of course, not a cross-platform application,

Re: problem with WhatsApp

2017-07-02 Thread Craig Werner
Vicki, if you select "Shift" on your iPhone's keyboard and then enter the digit "zero," the "plus" sign should be entered. Craig On Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 6:05 PM Vicki wrote: > I need to edit a phone number by adding a plus sign temporarily to the > beginning of the number

Re: WhatsApp or FaceTime: Keeping up with a Friend from Germany

2017-06-05 Thread Craig Werner
Question about friend gladly answered off list. Craig On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 12:47 PM Sieghard Weitzel <siegh...@live.ca> wrote: > Did she go to the school in Marburg? > > > > *From:* viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] *On > Behalf Of *Craig W

Re: WhatsApp or FaceTime: Keeping up with a Friend from Germany

2017-06-05 Thread Craig Werner
Wright <yeshua.talmi...@gmail.com> wrote: > I have a friend in South Africa and we speak a lot via What's app. I have > had no problems. > - Original Message - > From: "Craig Werner" <coffeeb...@gmail.com> > To: <viphone@googlegroups.com> >

WhatsApp or FaceTime: Keeping up with a Friend from Germany

2017-05-28 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. A friend of mine from Germany is visiting the U.S. for a few weeks and has brought her iPhone with her. She does not have a data plan for the States, and my phone plan does not allow me to phone a German mobile phone at a low cost. We are considering FaceTime or WhatsApp as a

Re: Tune in radio questions

2017-04-12 Thread Craig Werner
Getting back to Mary's TuneIn Premium features question, does anyone know what distinguishes the 40.000 free audiobooks from the larger catalogue of a company such as, for example, Audible? Are the TuneIn Premium books in the poblic domain? Thanks. Craig On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 9:57 AM Terje

Re: Confused about Reports of Battery Drain with iOS 10.2

2017-01-06 Thread Craig Werner
tery Drain with iOS 10.2 > > Hi, > > > It has to be on certain models or under certain situations because my > Iphone 6 has no issue with battery draining at all. In fact, it seems > to me that my battery is lasting longer than prior to 10.2. > > > Dan Beaver > > > On

Re: deleting favorites on tune in app

2017-01-04 Thread Craig Werner
What you are about to read is counter-intuitive, but it works for me. Please keep us updated on your progress in deleting a favorite. Once you have selected the Favorite from the "Favorites" tab and have it playing, double-tap on the "Favorite" button. This makes no sense, I know, since you have

Confused about Reports of Battery Drain with iOS 10.2

2017-01-04 Thread Craig Werner
Happy New Year, everyone! I am poised to update to iOS 10.2, but I am confused by reports of serious battery draining. Is this a universal problem, or is it limited to specific models of phones? I'm using an iPhone 5 with 16 GB of storage. Thanks for all help. Craig -- The following

Re: The Updated Gmail iOS App and VoiceOver

2016-11-09 Thread Craig Werner
iginal Message----- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf > Of Craig Werner > Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2016 1:06 PM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Re: The Updated Gmail iOS App and VoiceOver > > Hello, Carol. > > Th

Re: The Updated Gmail iOS App and VoiceOver

2016-11-08 Thread Craig Werner
> New iOS Gmail accessibility is absolutely amazing! >>> >>> On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 7:55 AM Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com >>> <mailto:coffeeb...@gmail.com>> wrote: >>> >>> Hello, everyone. >>> >>>

The Updated Gmail iOS App and VoiceOver

2016-11-07 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. It might be of interest to a number of you that the latest release of the Gmail app for iOS devices operates somewhat differently with VoiceOver than did previous versions, and based on the testing I have done, the app has improved for VoiceOver users. In earlier versions, if

Mail App: Braille Display Showing Extraneous Information about Conversational Thread

2016-11-02 Thread Craig Werner
Greetings to the list. I am posting this concern for a friend who owns an iPhone 6 running the latest iteration of iOS 10 and a Braille Edge display. When he opens a message in the Mail appe the Braille Edge displays the text "message X of X" where "X" refers to the number of a message in a

Advancing Pages in an epub Book in the Overdrive App

2016-08-18 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I have an epub book opened in the Overdrive app, but I cannot advance to the next page. I have tried VoiceOver's scrolling gestures to no avail. What am I missing, please? Thank you. Craig -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If

Re: News App Annoyance

2016-07-17 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, Dan. I don't know what is triggering this gratuitous message nor do I know how to eliminate it if you are flicking right through a message. However, as you may have discovered, continuously reading the article via the "two-finger down" flick will not speak this message. The article will

Re: BBC News App Occasionally Not Opening Article

2016-07-16 Thread Craig Werner
only affects topics if their number of articles falls within a narrow specific range. I have reported the problem to the developer. As I said before, toggling on the "Content Layout" setting in the app's "Settings" menu fixes the problem. Craig On 7/11/16, Craig Werner <

Re: BBC News App Occasionally Not Opening Article

2016-07-11 Thread Craig Werner
yet. Craig On 7/11/16, Ben Mustill-Rose <b...@benmr.com> wrote: > Hi, > > Is there an article that consistently shows the issue? > > Cheers, > Ben. > > On 7/11/16, Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Hello, everyone. >> >> I have noticed th

BBC News App Occasionally Not Opening Article

2016-07-10 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I have noticed that occasionally, if I double-tap on a story from within the "My News" section that the article will not open if VoiceOver is enabled. The article opens if VoiceOver is disabled. I have also noticed that this problem can be remedied by turning on the app's

Re: Accessible banking in the United States

2016-06-30 Thread Craig Werner
I don't know if M Bank has a presence in Virginia, but I have used their mobile site with Safari on my iPhone quite successfully. If you are considering this bank, please write to me off list, and I can go into detail about this site. Craig On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, MamaPeach

BBC News App Unexpectedly Quits while Reading App Guide

2016-06-22 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. With VoiceOver enabled on my iPhone 5, BBC News Version 3.7.1 quits shortly after I have started to read the Guide to the App available in the "Settings -> Help and Feedback" menu. Of course, I can read the document online outside the app, but it would be helpful if it could be

Re: Feedly app

2016-06-09 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, Mary. I once tried the Feedly app and had no better success than you have. Interacting with it using Windows was no better. If you discovr a way to get into and navigate the site, please let us know. Craig On Thursday, June 9, 2016, Mary Otten wrote: > Has anybody

Re: Can Anyone Duplicate This Audible Version 2.8 Issue?

2016-05-22 Thread Craig Werner
Yes, Alan, I can replicate your finding exactly. Would it cheer you up at all to know that things used to be worse?Although the rewind and fast forward troubles with the headphone remote buttons were allegedly fixed with the release of Audible 2.x, earlier iterations of this version featured

Re: Samantha Speaking Non-alphanumeric Characters when UK Daniel Set as Default Voice

2016-05-10 Thread Craig Werner
or > countries. > > Sent from my iPhone 5S > > > On 10 May 2016, at 1:37 pm, Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com > <javascript:;>> wrote: > > > > The suggestion of switching countries is a sensible one, but it seems > > to me too radical a

Re: Samantha Speaking Non-alphanumeric Characters when UK Daniel Set as Default Voice

2016-05-10 Thread Craig Werner
thoughts, though. Craig On 5/10/16, rajmund <brajmund2...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello, > What a about changing countries, as well?, > > Sent from my iPhone 5S > >> On 10 May 2016, at 4:30 am, Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> But eve

Re: Samantha Speaking Non-alphanumeric Characters when UK Daniel Set as Default Voice

2016-05-09 Thread Craig Werner
some have Daniel as default, and if their language > is UK, ∫they won't even notice it. > > Sent from my iPhone 5S > >> On 9 May 2016, at 6:12 pm, Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Thank you, Richard, Shawn, and Rajmund for your replies. The addition >

Re: Samantha Speaking Non-alphanumeric Characters when UK Daniel Set as Default Voice

2016-05-09 Thread Craig Werner
Very odd. >> Richard >> >> >> "The problem with people who have no vices is that you can be pretty sure >> they are going to have some pretty annoying virtues." – Elizabeth Taylor >> >> (Sent from my iPod 6) >> >>> On May 8, 2

Samantha Speaking Non-alphanumeric Characters when UK Daniel Set as Default Voice

2016-05-08 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I am using an iPhone 5 purchased in the U.S. running iOS 9.3.1. Recently, I set UK Daniel as the default voice. This is the default, or compact, Daniel voice, not the wide bandwidth one that requires an extra download. If I enter text on the iPhone's on-screen keyboard, all

Re: G mail update

2016-03-05 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, David. I'm not finding a Gmail app update for the iPhone here. According to what I see when I open and search the App Store, the latest version is 4.4.0, updated Jan. 21, 2016. Craig On 3/4/16, david gross wrote: > I just got notice of a g mail update. > Has

Re: Turning off Unread Messages Count for Mail App'

2016-02-24 Thread Craig Werner
nothing than speak the confusing "no unread emails" announcement. This is a very trivial point, I know, but I just wanted to set the record straight. Craig On 2/22/16, Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello. > > I recently updated my iPhone 5 to iOS 9.2.1 and re-i

Turning off Unread Messages Count for Mail App'

2016-02-21 Thread Craig Werner
Hello. I recently updated my iPhone 5 to iOS 9.2.1 and re-installed an email account. Now, when I flick to the Mail app on the home screen, I am told how many unread messages I have in my inbox. I went into Settings, Notifications, Mail, and turned off the app badge, but this did not stop the

Re: Problems Editting a Reply with GMail App

2016-01-24 Thread Craig Werner
Unless I am very much mistaken, editing with the Gmail app using the flat screen keyboard and a Bluetooth keyboard under iOS 9.2 is not possible. Therefore, I wouldn't be surprised to learn of problems using a Braille display as well. Craig On Sunday, January 24, 2016, Dani Pagador

Re: The News App

2016-01-16 Thread Craig Werner
Hello,Juan. If you have never used an RSS reader before, opening one for the first time may make you think you are in foreign territory. The good thing about Lire is that although it may at first look strange to you, all options are well-labeled for VoiceOver users, and the names of the buttons

Re: Playing OrganLive Christmas Station via Safari

2015-12-19 Thread Craig Werner
: > Hi! > Did you try Instabrowser, Firefox or Chrome? > > S poštovanjem > Gordan Radić > > [image: Posjetite-portal-Nemoguća-vizija] > [image: Pišite nam] > [image: Posjetitenas na Facebooku] > [image: Pratite nas na Twitteru] > 19.12.2015. u 2:35, Craig Wern

Re: For Craig, Organ Live Xmas

2015-12-19 Thread Craig Werner
Richard, this is exactly the kind of clever work-around that I wish I had thought of and for which I would like to take credit. Unfortunately, there are too many witnesses of your post who would challenge me if I were to do so. :-) Seriously, thank you for going the extra mile and solving this

Re: Playing OrganLive Christmas Station via Safari

2015-12-19 Thread Craig Werner
Thanks to all who took the time to contribute to this thread. Special thanks go to Richard Turner, who took the time to use his Windows 10 machine with Firefox and isolate the 128mbps link for the OrganLive Stream. Here it is. http://xmas.organlive.com/pb128.pls Craig On 12/18/15, Craig

Playing OrganLive Christmas Station via Safari

2015-12-18 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. OrganLive is an Internet streaming station that plays pipe organ music. Around this time every year, it offers a temporary station that plays Christmas organ music. This temporary station is not available via any radio apps that I know, so I have been trying to access it via

Re: Playing OrganLive Christmas Station via Safari

2015-12-18 Thread Craig Werner
t; Hi, > You are right about streaming, but TuneIn Radio has the main Organlive > station, plus favorite Friday and one other. I did not find the Xmas stream > on TuneIn. > I have Organlive playing as I write this. > Thanks, > Richard > > >> On Dec 18, 2015, at 5:35 PM,

Re: OT: Apple Music: Resuming Playing of a Selection in New Session

2015-12-14 Thread Craig Werner
r something I was just listening to. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Dec 13, 2015, at 6:07 PM, Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Hello, everyone. >> >> I am a new user of Apple Music. The first few times I accessed the >> service,

Re: Apple Music: Resuming Playing of a Selection in New Session

2015-12-14 Thread Craig Werner
e app remains active in the App Switcher. Sometimes, the simplest solutions are the most elusive. Craig n 12/14/15, Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thank you for your suggestion, Arnold. The "My Music" tab displays music I > have purchased or that I have added to

Re: Apple Music: Resuming Playing of a Selection in New Session

2015-12-14 Thread Craig Werner
ected? If not, see > if this helps. > > Arnold Schmidt > - Original Message - From: "Craig Werner" <coffeeb...@gmail.com> > To: <viphone@googlegroups.com> > Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2015 9:07 PM > Subject: OT: Apple Music: Resuming Playing of a Selecti

OT: Apple Music: Resuming Playing of a Selection in New Session

2015-12-13 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I am a new user of Apple Music. The first few times I accessed the service, I could start playing an album, close the session, re-open it, and be presented with the album's name to play. Now, instead of having this handyat the bottom of the screen, I am faced with a list of

Samantha Voice Quality Changed in iOS 9.2 Update

2015-12-10 Thread Craig Werner
Hello, everyone. I have just updated my iPhone 5 from iOS 8.3 to 9.2, and I have noticed that Samantha's voice has somehwat changed. The voice sounds significantly bassier, a quality particularly noticeable when listening through headphones. The voice sounds less natural, to my ears, anyway.

Re: Need tips for first time mac book user

2015-12-06 Thread Craig Werner
This link ought to be helpful. The article's author, David Woodbridge, knows what he is talking about. http://www.applevis.com/guides/guide-making-switch-using-windows-screen-reader-voiceover-mac Craig On Sunday, December 6, 2015, TaraPrakash wrote: > That's exactly

Re: Question about ear phones

2015-12-03 Thread Craig Werner
never tried the ear phones that came with my phone because I > just assumed they wouldn't be any good. Thanks again > > Brandi > > > > On Dec 3, 2015, at 9:28 AM, Craig Werner <coffeeb...@gmail.com > <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','coffeeb...@gmail.com');>> wr

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