Re: Not receiving mail from group?

2018-11-15 Thread Rick Alfaro
, can you read this email? Hopefully it comes through. I think the group has been quiet today. On Nov 14, 2018, at 2:22 PM, Rick Alfaro wrote: Ok, my own email came through but nothing else. Any suggestions appreciated. On 11/14/2018 2:20 PM, Rick Alfaro wrote: Not sure what's going

Re: Not receiving mail from group?

2018-11-14 Thread Rick Alfaro
Ok, my own email came through but nothing else. Any suggestions appreciated. On 11/14/2018 2:20 PM, Rick Alfaro wrote: Not sure what's going on but I've stopped getting mail from this group for about the last couple of days or so. I've checked my settings and junk mail folders but nothing

Not receiving mail from group?

2018-11-14 Thread Rick Alfaro
if perhaps I've been flagged for too many bounces? Thanks much. -- --Best wishes, --Rick Alfaro -- 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: Now available, was: New Instant Pot WiFi - how did that one slip by the list?

2018-11-13 Thread Rick Alfaro
ther than posting on the list itself. Your V iPhone list moderator is Mark Taylor.  Mark can be reached at: mk...@ucla.edu <mailto:mk...@ucla.edu>. Your list owner is Cara Quinn - you can reach Cara at caraqu...@caraquinn.com <mailto:caraqu...@caraquinn.com> The archives for this list can be se

Re: Thermostat again

2018-08-14 Thread Rick Alfaro
If you are looking for a thermostat that you can control with Alexa, I can suggest the Nest Learning thermostat. It's one of the more expensive choices at around $200 to $250 or so. On 8/13/2018 3:33 PM, 'Kramlinger, Keith G., M.D.' via VIPhone wrote: HI, I haven’t previously been in the

RE: Xfinity XFIPods and iPhone Setup

2018-05-15 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Robin. I must have missed the original message. Which Xfinity device are you referring to? Is it their standard router with digital voice support, or are you referring to some sort of mesh network device? That I haven’t seen yet? From: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: I.D. Mate bar code reader instead of iOS barcode app?

2018-05-14 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi, adding my 2 cents, I have the Galaxy device and it works great once you get past the boot time which is my one biggest complaint. Even though they have shortened the boot time considerably with its last firmware by 13 seconds, I find it is still too long which causes me to use one of the

RE: spam email

2018-05-03 Thread Rick Alfaro
I also got a similar email listing a bogus purchase. The offending email can be forwarded to: reportphish...@apple.com From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Robert Doc Wright Sent: Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:56 AM

RE: Instant Pot App Accessibility and Features Question

2018-04-22 Thread Rick Alfaro
If you want full control of the Instant Pot via the app, you have to purchase the Bluetooth model if you can find one. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Alan Lemly Sent: Saturday, April 21, 2018 6:28 PM To: VIPhone Email List

RE: apple watch buy or wait?

2018-04-16 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. I went from a series 1 to a series 3 and the difference was huge. I was about to give up on the Apple watch because the series 1 had gotten s slow and bogged down but I decided to try the series 3 and I’m so very glad I did. Seriously, it’s a major upgrade from the 1 to the 3.

RE: iBroadcast?

2018-04-04 Thread Rick Alfaro
- From: "Rick Alfaro" <rick.alf...@gmail.com> To: <viphone@googlegroups.com> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2018 7:08 PM Subject: RE: iBroadcast? Hi Sieghard. I just read about an Alexa skill that will allow you to use your Amazon echo device with one of the WD MyCloud devices.

RE: iBroadcast?

2018-04-04 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Sieghard. I just read about an Alexa skill that will allow you to use your Amazon echo device with one of the WD MyCloud devices. I have a WD MyCloud nas so I'm anxious too give this a try and see how it works out. You might want to check it out if you have one of the WD devices.

RE: iHealth blood glucose meter

2018-03-20 Thread Rick Alfaro
rodigy talking glucose meter. If you need more information, write me off list and let me know. Amy Ruell Sent from my iPhone On Mar 20, 2018, at 7:14 AM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.com <mailto:rick.alf...@gmail.com> > wrote: Hello group. If anyone has this meter I’d be very

iHealth blood glucose meter

2018-03-20 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hello group. If anyone has this meter I'd be very interested in any feedback you can provide. According to the company, their app is VO friendly but I don't know this for sure. As per the documentation, you have to scan the bottle of strips before it will work for you. I'm wondering if this

RE: Spam calls: how to stop the robots from calling your iPhone or Android, The Verge

2018-03-11 Thread Rick Alfaro
I just installed Hiya and so far it seems to be very accessible. Let's see how well it actually works. I get a ton of calls using the neighborhood spoofing method using the first six digits of my number, so annoying. -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Question Regarding The Ring Doorbell App

2018-02-09 Thread Rick Alfaro
- From: Rick Alfaro Sent: Thursday, February 8, 2018 9:59 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: Question Regarding The Ring Doorbell App Yes, this happens here as well. The problem is that for whatever reason, the audio output switches to the ear piece and on top of that, the volume

RE: Question Regarding The Ring Doorbell App

2018-02-08 Thread Rick Alfaro
Yes, this happens here as well. The problem is that for whatever reason, the audio output switches to the ear piece and on top of that, the volume is reduced quite a bit. I've learned to automatically put the phone to my ear and raise the volume with the volume button. It's annoying for sure.

RE: Thoughts about some new bluetooth toys

2018-01-13 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Sieghard. Have you considered trying out the Sleep Phones from www.sleepPhones .com ? They come in both wired and BT versions. I have not tried them personally but they sure sound like they would fit the bill for you. From: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV

2017-11-21 Thread Rick Alfaro
. Nothing against the Apple TV. But if I hadn’t already purchased one, I don’t think I would get one now, because it seems like the fire stick does everything I wanted to do, and it was a lot cheaper. Mary Sent from my iPhone On Nov 21, 2017, at 8:50 AM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.

RE: Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV

2017-11-21 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. The fire TV is actually quite accessible. It uses VoiceView as its screen reader also found on their tablets. I have both the fire TV and apple TV 4th gen and still prefer the apple TV but the Fire TV is actually quite good as well, especially if you have Prime Video. From:

RE: WiFi thermostats, an update

2017-11-01 Thread Rick Alfaro
To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: WiFi thermostats, an update Hi Rick, What is the model number you have of this thermostat? Mr. Ed From: viphone@googlegroups.com <mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com> [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Rick Alfaro Sent: Tuesday, Octo

RE: WiFi thermostats, an update

2017-11-01 Thread Rick Alfaro
done it, but apparently not, as it doesn’t respond to Voice Commands. What Voice Commands work? Thanks for any assistance. Best, Les Sent from Mail <https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for Windows 10 From: Rick Alfaro <mailto:rick.alf...@gmail.com> Sent: Tues

WiFi thermostats, an update

2017-10-31 Thread Rick Alfaro
I now have the Nest thermostat installed and am very happy to report that the Nest app is quite accessible. I'm able to change various settings and raise or lower the temperature. I've also linked it to both Alexa and Google Home so controlling it by voice is really nice and works very well. I

RE: for all T-mobile users

2017-10-31 Thread Rick Alfaro
Interesting, I'm not able to drill down into my bill to see a detailed view. Are you doing anything special to dive into any of those links? -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Andy Baracco Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2017

RE: for all T-mobile users

2017-10-31 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. Regarding the TMobile app, definitely yes. It isn't very accessible for the most important things. I'm not able to view a summary of my bill for example. All I can get to is the total amount due which is on the first page. Regarding the web site, I have no issues really and am able to do

RE: WiFi thermostats

2017-10-25 Thread Rick Alfaro
not support Home Kit/SIRI. From: viphone@googlegroups.com <mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com> [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Rick Alfaro Sent: Sunday, October 22, 2017 1:52 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com <mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com> Subject: RE: WiFi thermostats

RE: 5 reasons to use Edge in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update - CNET

2017-10-24 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Mark. I'm curious to know if anyone has tried out the IOS version of Edge to see how well it works with VO? I think you are a low vision guy but have you tried Edge with VoiceOver? -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M.

RE: WiFi thermostats

2017-10-23 Thread Rick Alfaro
. Richard (Sent from the iPod Touch 6) On Oct 22, 2017, at 12:51 PM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.com <mailto:rick.alf...@gmail.com> > wrote: Chip, thanks for the great summary. So far I’m leaning to the Honeywell RTH9585WF1004 since it’s app looks to be at least somew

RE: WiFi thermostats

2017-10-22 Thread Rick Alfaro
From: viphone@googlegroups.com <mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com> [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Rick Alfaro Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2017 1:22 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com <mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com> Subject: WiFi thermostats Hello listers. I kno

WiFi thermostats

2017-10-21 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hello listers. I know this topic has been discussed several times on this list. At the time I had a functioning WiFi thermostat from Radio Thermostats known as the Filtreet CT50. Unfortunately, it's bitten the dust and no longer connects to my network, even not after long hours of trouble

RE: swiping gestures not working very well on the apple tv 4

2017-10-10 Thread Rick Alfaro
I don’t have an answer but I’m experiencing the same thing. I’ll have to shoot an email off to Apple accessibility and you should probably do the same if you can. From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Larry Lumpkin Sent: Tuesday, October 10,

RE: Looking for a med reminder app

2017-10-10 Thread Rick Alfaro
unnecessary features. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/simply-pill-alert/id393842471?mt=8> Simply, Pill Alert in the App Store On Oct 10, 2017, at 6:35 AM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.com <mailto:rick.alf...@gmail.com> > wrote: Hi. I’m looking for an app that will a

Looking for a med reminder app

2017-10-10 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. I'm looking for an app that will allow me to input my meds and remind me to take them. There are many such apps like that out there and I've tried a few of them but so far I've run into accessibility issues with VO. If anyone out there can recommend an app that they find useful and

RE: A really nasty bug I noticed

2017-10-06 Thread Rick Alfaro
Not seeing this at all on my iPhone 8 plus. -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Gordon Sent: Thursday, October 5, 2017 8:36 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: A really nasty bug I noticed I'm using the iPhone 7. As

RE: Apple Watch data

2017-10-02 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. I just went through this, twice as a matter of fact. The easiest way is to just unpair your old watch via the watch app on your iPhone. This should take care of everything regarding your old watch. Once you unpair the old one, turn on your new watch while you are right by your iPhone and

RE: Is anyone using Watch OS 4 with a first generation Qpplewatch?

2017-09-29 Thread Rick Alfaro
ct: RE: Is anyone using Watch OS 4 with a first generation Qpplewatch? Thanks for this. Is the GPS model the least expensive? I don’t want the LTE, I know that for sure. Keith From: viphone@googlegroups.com <mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com> [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of

RE: Is anyone using Watch OS 4 with a first generation Qpplewatch?

2017-09-27 Thread Rick Alfaro
! On Sep 27, 2017, at 12:11 PM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.com <mailto:rick.alf...@gmail.com> > wrote: Hi. I upgraded from an original series watch to a series 3. My original watch seemed to get slower and clunkier with each OS upgrade. When I put OS 4 on it, it was reall

RE: watchOS 4: How to customize and use the new Siri face on Apple Watch

2017-09-27 Thread Rick Alfaro
VoiceOver works fine but there is one oddity with this face that Jonathan discovered in his unboxing podcast. If VO is running, all Siri responses are made using the regular Samantha voice you are used to on the watch. If VO is turned off however, Siri responds with the new Siri Female voice

RE: Is anyone using Watch OS 4 with a first generation Qpplewatch?

2017-09-27 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. I upgraded from an original series watch to a series 3. My original watch seemed to get slower and clunkier with each OS upgrade. When I put OS 4 on it, it was really unbearable at least in my opinion. My new series 3 GPS model now is like night and day. Everything is nice and snappy

RE: Hide the annoying app dock in iOS 11's Messages app - CNET

2017-09-25 Thread Rick Alfaro
sner <wadres...@att.net> wrote: > > Hi Rick, > > Try a long press instead of double-tap and hold. I had to do that on my > iPHone 7 to make it work. > > Best, > Anna > > > >> On Sep 25, 2017, at 1:04 PM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.com>

RE: Hide the annoying app dock in iOS 11's Messages app - CNET

2017-09-25 Thread Rick Alfaro
t 1:04 PM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi Mark. I just tried this on my 8 plus and it didn't seem to work. I double > tapping and holding then swiping down but nothing changed with regard to that > annoying dock. This should be an option unde

RE: Hide the annoying app dock in iOS 11's Messages app - CNET

2017-09-25 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Mark. I just tried this on my 8 plus and it didn't seem to work. I double tapping and holding then swiping down but nothing changed with regard to that annoying dock. This should be an option under messages in settings IMHO. -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Changes in WatchOS 4

2017-09-25 Thread Rick Alfaro
Totally agree here. If I had a series 2, I probably wouldn't upgrade either but I have the original Apple watch and it's really become unacceptable in terms of performance, especially under Watch OS 4. It's gotten so clunky feeling that I have gone back to my Tissot silent T for now. My series

RE: Siri female voice iOS 11

2017-09-25 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Richard. Regarding the new Siri Female voice, I'd like to use this voice in Voice Dream Reader but don't see it listed as a possibility. Have you found a way to accomplish this? It would be a fantastic voice for reading books due to how natural she sounds. -Original Message- From:

RE: Siri Issue

2017-09-21 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. Totally agree with you regarding the new Siri female voice. It isn’t the most responsive by a long shot but the most human sounding I’ve ever heard on an iPhone. Hopefully, responsiveness will improve. Despite the small lag, I still am keeping her as my default voice because she’s so

RE: Confused about ordering the watch from Apple versus from my carrier

2017-09-20 Thread Rick Alfaro
? What did you search on, probably the obvious, Apple Watch Series 3? Mary Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 18, 2017, at 3:00 PM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Mary, I had the same question and unfortunately the same experience when > calling TMobile. The last CSR

RE: Confused about ordering the watch from Apple versus from my carrier

2017-09-20 Thread Rick Alfaro
Apple care if you get it through T-Mobile. Last I heard, T-Mobile was saying delivery sometime later in October, which I think corresponds to what Apple was saying. Mary Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 18, 2017, at 3:00 PM, Rick Alfaro <rick.alf...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Mary,

RE: Confused about ordering the watch from Apple versus from my carrier

2017-09-18 Thread Rick Alfaro
Mary, I had the same question and unfortunately the same experience when calling TMobile. The last CSR I spoke to told me that I would get the 3 month free offer only if I ordered through TMobile. Since the rep was not able to tell me if there was a long wait or even if they would have them in

RE: Backbeat Sense by Plantronics, was FW: Bluetooth headphones

2017-08-23 Thread Rick Alfaro
no lag. Best, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:31 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: Backbeat Sense by Plantronics, was FW: Bluetooth headphones

RE: Honeywell WiFi thermostat issue with web site

2017-08-10 Thread Rick Alfaro
That didn’t work for me either using Jaws 18. Best, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Yolanda Thompson Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2017 10:28 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Honeywell WiFi thermostat issue

RE: Honeywell WiFi thermostat issue with web site

2017-08-10 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Richard. I tried just for the heck of it and it wasn’t doable. The regions show as headings and not as links or a combo box. Clicking on them with the mouse cursor also did nothing. Best, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Updated dropbox app crashing?

2017-02-25 Thread Rick Alfaro
You are not alone. It is crashing here as well. Best, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Jenifer Barr Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:18 AM To: iPhone List <viphone@googlegroups.com> Subject: U

RE: battery charger recommendations

2017-02-04 Thread Rick Alfaro
do an Amazon search for Ankar charging hub and you’ll see quite a few of them. They can often go on sale as well. HTH Best, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Amy Ruel Sent: Saturday, February 4, 2017 10:45 AM

RE: A Ring Doorbell Question

2017-02-03 Thread Rick Alfaro
to monitor the live video stream through your phone from anywhere. Not sure if this has changed or not but Live wasn’t available unless your Ring was hardwired. Best, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Esther Levegnale Sent

RE: A Ring Doorbell Question

2017-02-02 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. Have you had the issue where the audio is routed to the ear piece instead of the phone’s speakers? Best, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel Sent: Thursday, February 2, 2017 2:41 PM To: viphone

RE: A Ring Doorbell Question

2017-02-02 Thread Rick Alfaro
on the notification, the audio from the video feed comes out of the phone’s ear piece instead of the speaker. Occasionally, it comes out of the speaker but not always. The audio is actually quite good, you can easily talk to and hear the person at the door. Best, Rick Alfaro From

RE: Having to restart voice over

2016-12-11 Thread Rick Alfaro
I am using Alex as well. So far from what I'm reading, Alex seems to be the common denominator among those seeing this issue. I'm going to change to another voice and see what happens. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone

RE: Having to restart voice over

2016-12-10 Thread Rick Alfaro
I’ve also seen the same issue several times but in my case, it’s easily fixed by using Siri to turn VO off then back on again. So far that’s worked for me every time. Best regards, Rick Alfaro From: 'Carol Pearson' via VIPhone [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] Sent: Saturday

RE: iPhone 7 plus, muffled outgoing audio?

2016-10-09 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Mary, no, we are on TMobile. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Saturday, October 8, 2016 5:50 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: iPhone 7 plus, muffled outgoing

iPhone 7 plus, muffled outgoing audio?

2016-10-08 Thread Rick Alfaro
? Best regards, Rick Alfaro -- 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 or moderators directly rather than

RE: what voices do you all use now as your default go to voice in IOS 10

2016-09-16 Thread Rick Alfaro
Voices are subjective. I think she sounds horrible but that's just me. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Robin Sent: Friday, September 16, 2016 3:57 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE

RE: Audio Unboxing/familiarisation with the iPhone 7 Plus

2016-09-16 Thread Rick Alfaro
Great podcast Jonathan. I won’t be getting my 7 plus for another week or so but thanks to your podcast I was able to get my fix. (lol) You tested and tried everything I would have so I was right on the same page with you. Thanks. Best regards, Rick Alfaro From: viphone

RE: what voices do you all use now as your default go to voice in IOS 10

2016-09-16 Thread Rick Alfaro
I'm using Alex right now although I sometimes switch to Samantha. Can't stand Fred or Victoria. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Rajmund Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:52 PM To: viphone

RE: the ID go App

2016-09-14 Thread Rick Alfaro
so I have to close out the app and run it again. It seems that sometimes the double tap works and other times it doesn't with no rhyme or reason. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Jed Barton

RE: the ID go App

2016-09-14 Thread Rick Alfaro
Yes, I only tried it briefly but I double tapped while the stream was playing. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Jed Barton Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:36 AM To: viphone

RE: the ID go App

2016-09-13 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi, double tapping with one finger seems to do it for me as long as there isn't an ad showing. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Jed Barton Sent: Monday, September 12, 2016 11:14 PM To: viphone

RE: Still can't find those podcasts in the new Sero app

2016-09-07 Thread Rick Alfaro
Mary, I found podcasts under the entertainment icon on the main page. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:35 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Descriptive Video on Amazon Prime?

2016-08-25 Thread Rick Alfaro
of response badk from them. Best regards, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Dulce Muccio Weisenborn Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:36 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Descriptive Video on Amazon Prime

RE: Results of Testing Nearby Explorer in a Vehicle, as Compared to Seeing Eye GPS

2016-08-24 Thread Rick Alfaro
. Hopefully, your notes will help them in finding the issues shown in your situation. Thanks for sharing the notes. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M. Taylor Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:21 PM

RE: Heart Rate monitors

2016-08-19 Thread Rick Alfaro
Yes, thanks. This is more like what I am looking for. I'll check out the reviews on amazon. Thank you. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Andrea Roveretto Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:50

RE: Heart Rate monitors

2016-08-19 Thread Rick Alfaro
, realtime and reports that info while you are excersizing. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Andy Baracco Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:52 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Heart Rate

Heart Rate monitors

2016-08-18 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi. Looking for recommendations for an accurate bluetooth heart rate monitor along with VO friendly software to keep track of everything during workouts. Any suggestions appreciated. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list

Looking for heart rate monitor suggestions

2016-08-17 Thread Rick Alfaro
. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -- 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

RE: Volume of audio description on Apple TV

2016-06-28 Thread Rick Alfaro
preferred but for this situation, it works because it behaves like a midnight mode and makes the audio all at the same level. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Nancy Badger Sent: Monday, June 27

RE: [AppleVis Subscription] New Forum Topic: Introducing Greta & Starks, iOS apps to make the cinema accessible to the blind and deaf

2016-06-09 Thread Rick Alfaro
Yes, and the app is all in German as well. I’d love to give it a try but I don’t speak German. Hopefully we’ll see an English version soon. Best regards, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel Sent: Thursday

RE: T mobile Tuesdays

2016-06-06 Thread Rick Alfaro
They just pushed it out about an hour ago. It's definitely coming but needs time to propagate. This last uncarrier move I think is brilliant, specifically giving out full shares of their stock to all their primary account holder accounts. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message

RE: iTunes SideBar, Anyone?

2016-05-20 Thread Rick Alfaro
where focused isn't being voiced as you arrow throught them. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M. Taylor Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2016 6:42 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: iTunes SideBar

RE: question podcast smart tv

2016-01-13 Thread Rick Alfaro
to the Xfinity box with talking nvoice guidance. It’s been a big step forward I think from a couple of years ago. Best regards, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel Sent: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:27 PM

RE: Instant pot multi use appliance with accessible iPhone app

2016-01-04 Thread Rick Alfaro
, giving you time to make any changes. For the most part, since I've been pressure cookingfor some time now, I usually use the manual setting and don't use the presets all that much. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone

RE: Instant pot multi use appliance with accessible iPhone app

2015-12-27 Thread Rick Alfaro
to that podcast first. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Sunday, December 27, 2015 5:21 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Instant pot multi use appliance with accessible iPhone app

RE: Instant pot multi use appliance with accessible iPhone app

2015-12-27 Thread Rick Alfaro
cooking. I'm definitely going to check out that podcast and see what this BT version is all about. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Thursday, December 24, 2015 8:51 PM

Constantly being prompted for iCloud password

2015-12-23 Thread Rick Alfaro
have a clue what this might be and how to fix it? Best regards, Rick Alfaro -- 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

RE: Constantly being prompted for iCloud password

2015-12-23 Thread Rick Alfaro
I also think it might be a bug. The funny thing is that when the prompt comes up if I choose "not now" instead of "settings", everything that is password related still works fine. Very annoying Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viph

RE: Temporary fix for Netflix audio description on the 4th gen apple TV

2015-11-06 Thread Rick Alfaro
mile by contacting their engineering staff. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Greg Wocher Sent: Thursday, November 5, 2015 4:59 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Temporary fix

RE: Temporary fix for Netflix audio description on the 4th gen apple TV

2015-11-06 Thread Rick Alfaro
contact customer service by clicking on Start Live Chat or Call Us below and we can apply this temporary fix to your account. Thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this issue. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone

Temporary fix for Netflix audio description on the 4th gen apple TV

2015-11-06 Thread Rick Alfaro
descriptive audio tracks on Apple TV for individual accounts. Please contact customer service by clicking on Start Live Chat or Call Us below and we can apply this temporary fix to your account. Thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this issue. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original

RE: New Apple TV In The Apple Store

2015-10-27 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi, try hitting the forward button followed by the play button once while playing the ad. This at least for me, skips right over the ad and goes right to the real content, only a couple of quick button presses which is certainly better than sitting through the entire ad. Best regards, Rick

RE: New Apple TV In The Apple Store

2015-10-27 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Sieghard, I have both a second and third gen of the Apple TV and can confirm that YouTube no longer is available on the second gen, only on the third gen. It was there at one time but as you said, Apple removed it with one of their updates. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original

RE: Dictation bug fixed?

2015-10-23 Thread Rick Alfaro
. Having said that, I reported that it was fixed for me but last night, again in a mail composition edit field, the issue was back again. I have no idea as to why this seems to be intermittent but I'm no longer labeling it as fixed. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From

RE: Mark on iOS 9.1, So Far

2015-10-23 Thread Rick Alfaro
She does seem to have developed somewhat of a New York accent on many words. Talk now sounds like toowalk. (grin) Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M. Taylor Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2015 3

RE: Fourth GEN Apple TV has no Bluetooth keyboard support

2015-10-21 Thread Rick Alfaro
Hi Mary, in my case the optical out wasn't an issue because I have everything going through HDMI. I do agree hhowever that eliminating it for the new model was a big mistake since lots of folks don't necessarily have or want HDMI in their setups. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original

RE: Fourth GEN Apple TV has no Bluetooth keyboard support

2015-10-21 Thread Rick Alfaro
Very interesting, the article linked to here specifically says that BT keyboards are supported so now who has it right I wonder? Best regards, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Matthew Bullis Sent: Tuesday, October 20

RE: Fourth GEN Apple TV has no Bluetooth keyboard support

2015-10-21 Thread Rick Alfaro
even more. Best regards, Rick Alfaro From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 1:11 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: Fourth GEN Apple TV has no Bluetooth keyboard support We’ll know

RE: Dictation bug fixed?

2015-10-21 Thread Rick Alfaro
Very interesting as some seem to have it fixd and others not. I just tested quickly in the mail composition window and I was very happy to see that it seems fixed at least for me. Hopefully, it will stay that way. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone

RE: Fourth GEN Apple TV has no Bluetooth keyboard support

2015-10-20 Thread Rick Alfaro
) Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 4:19 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com; macvisionar...@googlegroups.com Subject: Fourth GEN Apple TV has no Bluetooth keyboard

RE: Amazon fire TV app

2015-07-09 Thread Rick Alfaro
removed the stick from my home theater setup but if you find it to be useable with IOS, I may give it another chance. Keep us posted. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Wednesday, July

RE: Amazon Echo and the iPhone

2015-07-01 Thread Rick Alfaro
disconnect. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Brian Fischler Sent: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:58 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Amazon Echo and the iPhone Yes agreed it does do all

RE: Setting up an Amazon echo with an apple extreme router

2015-06-14 Thread Rick Alfaro
Yes, I did get an Email from amazon saying this was now very easy to do but haven't tried it yet. It even keeps your place so you can continue reading on your IOS Audible app. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone

RE: Setting up an Amazon echo with an apple extreme router

2015-06-12 Thread Rick Alfaro
Mary, no haven't messed with any of the IFTTT stuff at all. A few years ago I would have been all over that but it seems the older I get the simpler I want things so no real desire to start messing around with scripts and recipies. (smile) Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message

RE: Setting up an Amazon echo with an apple extreme router

2015-06-12 Thread Rick Alfaro
agree with you. Their attention to accessibility in both the web site and especially the app leaves a lot to be desired. Best regards, Rick Alfaro -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Thursday, June 11, 2015 4

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