To All Freedom Scientific Focus Braille Display Users

2013-02-15 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, If, like me, you are not happy that, as of the last iOS update, we cannot use the left Wiz Wheel/Rocker to pan the Braille display in iBooks, please send me a quick reply, off-list. Just reply with something as simple as, me, too. My direct email address is: mk...@ucla.edu

RE: Trekker GPS App

2013-02-16 Thread M. Taylor
Hi, I was one of those who paid 2000 plus dollars for the original Trekker Maestro device. It changed my life in so many ways. Never before had I experienced such navigational independence. I have been lobbying HumanWare for a Trekker iOS app ever since it became clear that Code Factory was

A Quick Question About Accessing FaceBook

2013-10-29 Thread M. Taylor
Hello, This is Mark. I am finally going to delve into the world of FaceBook on my iPhone 5 S. What is the preferred app of choice for accessing Facebook? I ask because, a year or so ago, the app put out by Facebook was either not VoiceOver accessible or had some issues, if I remember

Text Messages, If Only

2013-10-30 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, I just want to make certain I'm not missing something. As of iOS 7.0.3, there is still no way to save, lock, or organize SMS messages, right? I keep reading all these articles that talk about all the new features in iOS 7 but there does not appear to be anything new about

RE: To do list

2013-10-31 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Alex, The native Reminders app can, indeed, sync just fine with MS Outlook 2007 or later on a Windows computer. I have all of my iCloud data being synced with both my Mac and my Windows computers. Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: To do list

2013-10-31 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Keith, Siri is excellent at adding reminders to whatever ToDo list you have setup. For instance, I have created a ToDo list called Groceries. This list lives in iCloud so I have access to it from anywhere on any of my devices. Now, when I want to add an item to my groceries list via

RE: Text Messages, If Only

2013-11-01 Thread M. Taylor
request. Thanks for listening! - Original Message - From: M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 7:01 PM Subject: Text Messages, If Only Hello Everyone, I just want to make certain I'm not missing something. As of iOS 7.0.3

A Quick FaceBook App Question

2013-11-02 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, Okay, I think I'm getting the hang of facebook, slowly, very, very slowly. Here is my question, is there a VoiceOver gesture to refresh my news feed in the Facebook app? I thought that in order to refresh a page, one performed a three-finger swipe down from the top of the

RE: Locking iPhone in portrait mode

2013-11-02 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Brian, In iOS 7.x, open Control Center. You will see the option to toggle lock orientation on or off. There are two ways to open the Control Center. The first way is to: Place focus on the Status bar at the top of the display. Next, perform a three-finger swipe up from the bottom of

RE: getting turn-by-turn walking directions with Apple Maps

2013-11-02 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Anna, It is necessary to tap the Start button, located at the upper right of the display in order to get verbal turn-by-turn directions. Did you tap the Start button? Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Woody

RE: getting turn-by-turn walking directions with Apple Maps

2013-11-02 Thread M. Taylor
. Is it true that you have to keep the screen unlocked the whole time? Thanks, Anna On Nov 2, 2013, at 6:02 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Anna, It is necessary to tap the Start button, located at the upper right of the display in order to get verbal turn-by-turn directions. Did

A Question About Clearing The Notification Tab area in the Facebook App

2013-11-03 Thread M. Taylor
Hello All, I posted a comment to Facebook using the Facebook app. A while later, I touched the Facebook icon on the iPhone and it said I had one unread message. I opened the app and selected the Notification tab near the bottom of the screen. I read the notification and then I

RE: VO volume on iPhone 5s after updating from 4s

2013-11-04 Thread M. Taylor
Hi Katey, While I've never experienced this issue on my 5 S, I know several people who have. A friend of mine and I were able to resolve his problem by doing the following: Oh, I almost forgot. Please be sure to backup your phone before you begin. I strongly suggest that you backup your

RE: iCloud Control Panel window seven

2013-11-04 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Conrad, Your question is unclear in that your subject line already states the answer to your question. That is, you must install and configure the Windows iCloud Control Panel in order to sync iCloud data to and from your PC. Please keep in mind that you must also have MS Outlook 2007

RE: A Question About Clearing The Notification Tab area in the Facebook App

2013-11-04 Thread M. Taylor
in the Facebook App Double tap messages and the notification should go away. E-mail Facebook and iMessage christopher...@gmail.com On 04/11/2013 05:28, M. Taylor wrote: Hello All, I posted a comment to Facebook using the Facebook app. A while later, I touched the Facebook icon on the iPhone

RE: VO volume on iPhone 5s after updating from 4s

2013-11-04 Thread M. Taylor
at 3:20 AM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hi Katey, While I've never experienced this issue on my 5 S, I know several people who have. A friend of mine and I were able to resolve his problem by doing the following: Oh, I almost forgot.  Please be sure to backup your phone before you begin. I

RE: Siri

2013-11-04 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Tom, I'm jumping in a bit late on this one so please forgive any redundant information. Whenever I have a problem with Siri, the first thing I do is: 1. Turn Siri off from within the Settings area of the device then, 2. Turn it back on. Mark From: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: iPhone saying Locked more than twice

2013-11-04 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Esther et al, I, too, have experienced this phenomenon. I strongly suspect that this has something to do with the way the device is refreshing either its WiFi or cell connection. Mark From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Esther Levegnale Sent:

RE: Completely silent iPhone

2013-11-05 Thread M. Taylor
Hi Lisa, Strangely enough, this exact same thing happened to me about 2 days ago. I pressed the power button to check the time, I think, and then lost VoiceOver completely. Nothing I did would bring VoiceOver back. I can't be certain, because it was in the middle of the night and I was

RE: still no wifi

2013-11-05 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Regina, I'm on my way out of the house so cannot go into details as to possible fixes but this is a known issue that has to do with the physical radio chip on the device. If you have not resolved the problem by later tonight, post to the list and I will give you some possible solutions.

RE: still no wifi

2013-11-05 Thread M. Taylor
: still no wifi My phone is a reggie and Allegra On Nov 5, 2013, at 4:45 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Regina, 4s. Thanks for any help. I'm on my way out of the house so cannot go into details as to possible fixes but this is a known issue that has to do with the physical radio chip

RE: still no wifi

2013-11-06 Thread M. Taylor
. Still not working this morning! reggie and Allegra On Nov 5, 2013, at 9:50 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Regina, Which iPhone do you have? Your previous message got cut off. See below. Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: no wifi or bluetooth and no triple tap home, grrr

2013-11-06 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Regina, Please try not to be unhappy. I, as do many others on this list, truly understand about failed technology. Last month, I lost both my router and one of my network attached storage devices, taking with it over half a terabyte of data. But, sooner or later, things do get better.

RE: no wifi on iPhone but other devices are fine

2013-11-09 Thread M. Taylor
Beautifully stated, Sieghard. Sounds like you did some serious tech support. Regina was very fortunate to have you walk her through that extremely stressful process. Hopefully she will be up and running soon. It's good to know that there are people, like you, who are willing to really jump

FaceBook App Update Not Updating

2013-11-09 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, I'm not certain if this has been posted but just in case it has not, as of the date and time of this post, the most recent version of the Facebook app, version 6.7.1 will not download from the app store. Apparently, Facebook submitted a corrupted cover art image with the app and

RE: The Square root of IOS7

2013-11-09 Thread M. Taylor
Richard, this is an excellent suggestion. I never would have thought of it. I don't know if your suggestion resolved the issue but I applaud your critical thinking. Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard

RE: FaceBook App Update Not Updating

2013-11-09 Thread M. Taylor
03. Sent from my iPhone On Nov 9, 2013, at 1:10 AM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Everyone, I'm not certain if this has been posted but just in case it has not, as of the date and time of this post, the most recent version of the Facebook app, version 6.7.1 will not download

RE: The Square root of IOS7

2013-11-10 Thread M. Taylor
Brian, Having Apple give you a new phone is as good as it gets. I'm curious, did VoiceOver read these strange symbols while you were in the Apple store? That is to say, did a Apple Genius witness the problem? I would give anything to have another VoiceOver user play with your phone to

RE: TV Guide

2013-11-10 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Les and Melissa, I use the TV Guide app on a daily basis. I have the latest version running on iOS 7.0.3. We, that is to say VoiceOver users, can still change the date and time with no problem. The only VoiceOver challenge issue is that the menu button is not properly labeled. The menu

RE: Siri Not Able to Complete Calls

2013-11-10 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Bill, Were I you, I would: 1. Sign out of Siri, reboot the phone, then sign back in, again. See if that fixes the problem. 2. Take a good look at the telephone numbers in my Contacts making sure that there are no extraneous spaces or characters included. Though rare, it is possible for

RE: FaceBook App Update Not Updating

2013-11-10 Thread M. Taylor
to version 6.7.1, and it went well, I am using an iPhone 5s, running iOS 7 03. Sent from my iPhone On Nov 9, 2013, at 1:10 AM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Everyone, I'm not certain if this has been posted but just in case it has not, as of the date and time of this post

RE: TV Guide

2013-11-11 Thread M. Taylor
am I missing? Thanks again. Les On Nov 10, 2013, at 9:04 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Les and Melissa, I use the TV Guide app on a daily basis. I have the latest version running on iOS 7.0.3. We, that is to say VoiceOver users, can still change the date and time

RE: Test, and questions

2013-11-11 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Tessa, Your messages are getting through to the list. I, for one, have never downloaded an entire album from iTunes Store. I'm an Amazon MP3 man. I did purchase a couple of episodes of the Twilight zone on my iPHone 4, last year or so and it has been a pain in the you-know-what to keep

RE: Text messages in lock screen

2013-11-13 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Katey, I am so sorry for your distress. You know, there are two more settings you should confirm in order to insure that Text messages will not be automatically read by VoiceOver on the lock screen. Do the following. A. 1. From the Settings menu, select Messages. 2. Make sure the

RE: has any one been having problems down loading the newesst audio boo app update that was released today?

2013-11-15 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Adrian, Audioboo is working perfectly for me and I just updated. Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of adrian leong Sent: Monday, November 11, 2013 5:37 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: has any one been having

RE: Facebook on the iPhone

2013-11-15 Thread M. Taylor
Hi Simon, The Facebook app is working just fine for me, today. Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of simon wong Sent: Saturday, November 09, 2013 6:56 AM To: b-...@yahoogroups.com; viphone@googlegroups.com Subject:

Calorie Counter Wanted

2013-11-16 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, I am looking for a VoiceOver accessible Calorie Counting App that can do any or all of the following: help track how many calories you've burned, Determine how many calories there are in your diet, and the number of calories in the food you eat. Be a food diary. Any and all

RE: Calorie Counter Wanted

2013-11-17 Thread M. Taylor
] On Behalf Of Frances Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2013 12:37 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Calorie Counter Wanted Hello I like the my fitness pal app Sent from my iPhone On 17 Nov 2013, at 14:45, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Everyone, I am looking for a VoiceOver accessible

RE: Calorie Counter Wanted

2013-11-17 Thread M. Taylor
corner of the screen. You can now flick through the search results. I assume that if you double-tap one, it gets added to your diary. I hope that helps. Best, Anna On Nov 17, 2013, at 3:12 AM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Frances, I just downloaded that app and cannot make heads

RE: Calorie Counter Wanted

2013-11-17 Thread M. Taylor
yourself. On Nov 17, 2013, at 9:11 AM, Frances frances_magu...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: I'm not on ios7 it works fine with VoiceOver for me Sent from my iPhone On 17 Nov 2013, at 17:12, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Frances, I just downloaded that app and cannot make heads

RE: iTunes: books tab is missing under the section for my iPhone

2013-11-17 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Theresa, I am running the latest version of iTunes for Windows with my 5 S and there is a Books tab on both the SideBar and across the devices Tab, just as always. I don't sync my devices to iTunes on the Mac so don't know what's going on there. Mark -Original Message- From:

RE: How do you cancil an update that can't download

2013-11-19 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Jen, Cancelling a download is very easy. Simply return to the same location from where you initiated either the install or update. For example, the button would have previously been labeled Update or Download or Buy or Install. Once the download process begins, this button will show

RE: Observation about alert sounds on iPhone 5s

2013-11-20 Thread M. Taylor
You are absolutely correct on this, Brent. And, by the way, I hate the new sound levels. I guess my hearing is not as good as those who work at Apple. It took me weeks to get used to the new sound levels and it's still a struggle. Mark From: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Volume issue on 5S - but not just with VO

2013-11-28 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Robin, I can definitely confirm this bug. I have experienced it several times. The problem is that it is not consistent and thus hard to verify. At first, I thought it was my imagination but, alas, it is not. I'm not sure what to do about it. Generally, I just restart my phone and

RE: timer on BARD

2013-11-28 Thread M. Taylor
Perhaps I'm missing something here but when I want to use the sleep timer with BARD or any media playback, I do the following either before or after starting playback: 1. Single-finger tap and hold near the bottom edge of the screen until a double-pop is heard. 2. Release and then

FaceBook App Equivalent

2013-11-28 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, I am so pleased with the Facebook app for my iPhone that I was wondering if there is an equivalent app for the Mac? I will post a similar question on the Mac Mailing list but was hoping someone here could make a suggestion as I have not yet re-upped my Mac List email

Calling All Focus 40 Blue Jaws Users For Help, Off-List

2012-09-01 Thread M. Taylor
Hello All, In addition to being a loyal iPhone user, if you are a Focus 40 Blue Jaws v13.x user, who occasionally creates documents in MS Word 2007, please contact me off-list. I have a Braille display spellchecking problem that I cannot seem to resolve and I don't know of any other lists to

RE: increasing time before a call goes to voice mail

2012-09-03 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Don, While I have only done this on the ATT Wireless network, in recent years, I'm sure all of the major carriers allow the same customization. There is no setting on the iPHone that will allow you to set the number of rings or the amount of time before a call goes to voicemail. In

Request an ATT iPhone Unlock Online Using This Form

2012-09-08 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, Click the following URL if you wish to request that you're a T T Wireless iPhone be unlocked. http://m.iclarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=24307 Mark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the VIPhone Google Group. To search the VIPhone public archive,

RE: i5 Underwhelming

2012-09-14 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Joe, I totally and completely agree with you. While I will purchase the iPhone 5, there is definitely no wow factor and I'm certainly not recommending it to iPhone 4 S users. The fact that Apple thinks it's cool to be able to manipulate iTunes playlists in a slightly new way says more

RE: i5 Underwhelming

2012-09-14 Thread M. Taylor
, and such) on their phone. Now that is going to be innovative. :) On Sep 14, 2012, at 2:05 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Joe, I totally and completely agree with you. While I will purchase the iPhone 5, there is definitely no wow factor and I'm certainly not recommending

A Tip for A T T Wireless Customers Who Are Thinking About Upgrading to iPhone 5

2012-09-14 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, I went into the A T T Wireless store a few hours ago to see if I am eligible for an upgrade. Somehow I knew I wouldn't be but I just wanted to confirm (Smile). Not that it matters as I have decided to purchase iPhone 5. I was amazed at the fact that the store was jam-packed

Why I No Longer Preorder iPhone From A T T Wireless

2012-09-15 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, Once upon a time, I believed in preordering from A T T Wireless. In fact, I preordered my iPhone 4. However, last year, at the release of iPhone 4 S, I began the A T T Wireless online preorder process and, thank God, decided to cancel the order before its completion. I

RE: *639#Re: A Tip for A T T Wireless Customers Who Are Thinking About Upgrading to iPhone 5

2012-09-15 Thread M. Taylor
are not putting the # at the end and that you are only dialing *639. Hope this helps, Jim On 9/15/12, Eric Oyen eric.o...@gmail.com wrote: that code you sent does not work. all I get is: your call cannot be completed as dialed... -eric On Sep 14, 2012, at 7:48 PM, M. Taylor wrote

RE: Focus 40 blue in ios 6.

2012-09-19 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Jonathan, This is Mark Taylor. How does one set vertical navigation and how will this benefit we Focus 40 Blue users? Thank you, Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Jonathan Mosen Sent: Wednesday, September 19,

RE: Focus 40 blue in ios 6.

2012-09-19 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Annie, As a Focus user, I concur with you. The best thing about the Focus is the Wiz Wheels and being able to use them with either hand. I read Braille with my Right hand and truly enjoyed using my left Wiz Wheel to scroll through documents. Even allowing us to reverse the panning

RE: Focus 40 blue in ios 6.

2012-09-19 Thread M. Taylor
possible to flip pages with the wheel. Then I just pan left once and I go to the top of the page. The new functionality is taking some getting used to, but I think it will work for me. For me it's not a deal-breaker in any case. Teresa On Sep 19, 2012, at 5:30 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote

Delightful Results with iOS 6 Map Navigation, So Far

2012-09-19 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, It has been a long day. I have installed iOS 6 on 8 devices and each has been extremely painful. Be that as it may, I just returned from testing the new Maps App with voice guided navigation. I only went a couple of blocks, walking, but it worked like a charm. One

RE: Focus 40 blue in ios 6.

2012-09-19 Thread M. Taylor
if this is a generic command, but on my Braille Connect 32, dots 23 chord and dots 56 chord cycle through the rotor settings. Les On Sep 19, 2012, at 10:11 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Theresa, How does one bring up the Rotor on the Braille display? For some reason, I just don't remember the command

OK To Update To NEW TV Guide App

2012-09-19 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Gang, The subject line says it all, A new version of the TV Guide app was released today. I am happy to report that VoiceOver accessibility was not broken. The app is as wonderful as always. Even better, with iOS 6, you can launch it via Siri. To do so, simply activate Siri and say

RE: Focus 40 blue in ios 6.

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
Annie. Den Sep 20, 2012 kl. 2:36 AM skrev M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu: Hello Annie, As a Focus user, I concur with you. The best thing about the Focus is the Wiz Wheels and being able to use them with either hand. I read Braille with my Right hand and truly enjoyed using my left Wiz Wheel

RE: Focus 40 blue in ios 6.

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
Hi Annie, I think it is a great suggestion. Please submit it to Apple, OK? as will I. Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Annie Skov Nielsen Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2012 2:31 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Delightful Results with iOS 6 Map Navigation, So Far

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
to remember is as time progresses, APple will no doubt improve and enhance the Maps application. I am sure transit information for example will be forthcoming since that is a pretty significant piece that I am sure folks would use. On Sep 19, 2012, at 10:21 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello

RE: Delightful Results with iOS 6 Map Navigation, So Far

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
. I only went 4 tenths of a mile, but I think I need to play with it a bit more. Thom -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M. Taylor Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 10:22 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Delightful

RE: Unable to update but why?

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Kimberly, Did you make certain that you have the latest version of iTunes installed before beginning the update? If you're using the Windows version of iTunes, you can check for updates by first selecting the Help menu, then choose Check for Update. Mark -Original Message-

RE: Delightful Results with iOS 6 Map Navigation, So Far

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M. Taylor Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 9:22 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Delightful Results with iOS 6 Map Navigation, So Far Hello Everyone, It has been a long day. I have installed iOS 6 on 8 devices and each has been extremely painful

RE: Delightful Results with iOS 6 Map Navigation, So Far

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: Delightful Results with iOS 6 Map Navigation, So Far Hello Mark: Where does one fine the walk option? -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M. Taylor Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2012 9:21 AM

RE: iOS6 Oddity with Voice Over volume following a call

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Neil, I just performed several tests to see if I could reproduce your volume issue but I cannot. Regardless of whether I initiate or answer a call, when the call ends, either via a double-tap on my part or the other party disconnecting, VoiceOver acts just as it should, or rather, as it

RE: Delightful Results with iOS 6 Map Navigation, So Far

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
use. On Sep 19, 2012, at 10:21 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Everyone, It has been a long day. I have installed iOS 6 on 8 devices and each has been extremely painful. Be that as it may, I just returned from testing the new Maps App with voice guided navigation. I only

Mark's iOS 6.0 Map App Walking Navigation Extended Results Report

2012-09-20 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, NOTE 1: I just returned from over 90 minutes of using the iOS 6.0 Maps App, via VoiceOver, on my iPhone 4 S. I am extremely tired and uncomfortable as today is a particularly hot day here in southern California. Normally, I would post my results after a rest but want to report

RE: Passbook issues

2012-09-21 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Jenifer, Relax; it's not you. I, and countless others are having the exact same issue. There is a so-called workaround for this but the workaround did not work for me. Apple is well aware of this and I'm certain that a fix is in the works. Google the problem and you will discover

Mark On iPhone 5 and 4 S

2012-09-22 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, Yesterday, at 4:30am I was in a line at my local A T T Wireless store. I was 32nd in line. It was dark as the sun was not out but pleasant. I Learned that the first person in line had gotten their at 8:00pm the previous night. The store opened at 8:00am sharp and,

An Interesting Article for your Consideration: Has Apple Peaked?

2012-09-22 Thread M. Taylor
Has Apple Peaked? By JOE NOCERA Published: September 21, 2012 If Steve Jobs were still alive, would the new map application on the iPhone 5 be such an unmitigated disaster? Interesting question, isn't it? As Apple's chief executive, Jobs was a perfectionist. He had no tolerance for

iOS 6.0 VoiceOver Recent Call Bug Detected

2012-09-24 Thread M. Taylor
Hello All, While I'm almost certain this has been discussed here on the list, I just noticed a VoiceOver Bug. If you can reproduce the bug, I strongly encourage you to either send a comment to accessibil...@apple.com or to call their accessibility number which is: 877-204-3930. Feel free to

To Those Who Could Not Access Passbook in iOS 6.0

2012-09-25 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, Just a short note to let you know that those of us who could not access the Passbook App at the launch of iOS 6.0, should now be up and running. Apple has been steadily updating the back end of the App Store so give it a try. If you are still denied access, give it another

A Comment On The Passbook App

2012-09-25 Thread M. Taylor
Hi Everyone, You know, when Apple announced Passbook, I thought, among other things, one would be able to take whatever store reward cards, currently in one's possession, such as those issued by CVS Pharmacy, Krogers, The Vitamin Shop, etc, and either scan them into the App or enter any ID

RE: iOS 6.0 VoiceOver Recent Call Bug Detected

2012-09-25 Thread M. Taylor
feature out. I am going to do some tests and see what happens. If my tests do not provide the anticipated results, then I will also file a bug report with Apple. On Sep 24, 2012, at 11:41 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello All, While I'm almost certain this has been discussed here

RE: keyring

2012-09-25 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Paula, Please accept my apology for not disclosing that the Key Ring app is currently not VoiceOver accessible. Sometimes, when writing posts, I neglect to mention that I use an app via the Zoom feature. I didn't used to do that but I'm getting older and ... (Smile). Anyway please

RE: A Comment On The Passbook App

2012-09-25 Thread M. Taylor
to send to myself. I am sure with time APple will find a way to work around having to download all these apps for various businesses just to allow users access via PassBook. I agree that having to download these apps would not make the experience very pleasant. On Sep 25, 2012, at 4:47 PM, M. Taylor

RE: Translation app.

2012-09-26 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Allison, My favorite totally VoiceOver accessible Translation App for iOS is Jibbigo. I was a beta tester years ago when it was first developed and I am so happy to report that they have maintained accessibility for the blind and low vision. I use both the English to Spanish and English

RE: Sending messages with Siri I'm having a problem

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Iona, Yes, I know exactly what you are talking about. I discovered it a couple of days ago. To those of you who may not know, When using Siri to send a text message, the screen locks before completing the process. It does not matter how long the auto-lock is set. NOTE 1: If the

Siri Generated Text Messages Bug Discovered in iOS 6.0

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, To those of you who may not know, When using Siri to send a text message, the screen locks before completing the process. It does not matter how long the auto-lock is set. NOTE 1: If the message is short enough, only one word, for instance, Siri may successfully send the text

RE: Siri Generated Text Messages Bug Discovered in iOS 6.0

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
:@apple2thecore www.appletothecore.info On Sep 27, 2012, at 3:10 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Everyone, To those of you who may not know, When using Siri to send a text message, the screen locks before completing the process. It does not matter how long the auto-lock is set. NOTE 1

RE: Siri Generated Text Messages Bug Discovered in iOS 6.0

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Everyone, To those of you who may not know, When using Siri to send a text message, the screen locks before completing the process. It does not matter how long the auto-lock is set. NOTE 1: If the message is short enough, only one word

RE: Sending messages with Siri I'm having a problem

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
: https://twitter.com/rau47 Facebook: http://facebook.com/rau47 On 9/27/2012 3:07 PM, M. Taylor wrote: Hello Iona, Yes, I know exactly what you are talking about. I discovered it a couple of days ago. To those of you who may not know, When using Siri to send a text message, the screen locks

RE: Siri Generated Text Messages Bug Discovered in iOS 6.0

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Siri Generated Text Messages Bug Discovered in iOS 6.0 What do you mean the Launch pad Mark? On 27 Sep 2012, at 21:22, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Richard, It happens even when I have auto-lock set to never. I wonder if this just occurs

RE: How about a new use for Seri.

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
Hi Richard, What is the phrase sequence to get Siri to create/save a note? Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard Turner Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2012 1:40 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: How about

RE: Sending messages with Siri I'm having a problem

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
27, 2012, at 3:07 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Iona, Yes, I know exactly what you are talking about. I discovered it a couple of days ago. To those of you who may not know, When using Siri to send a text message, the screen locks before completing the process. It does

RE: Siri Generated Text Messages Bug Discovered in iOS 6.0

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
) 724-4479 Email, j...@macfortheblind.com Website, http://www.macfortheblind.com Twitter, @macfortheblind APPLE CERTIFIED SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL FOR MAC OSX LION AUTHORIZED APPLE STORE BUSINESS AFFILIATE MAC and iOS VOICEOVER TRAINING AND SUPPORT On Sep 27, 2012, at 4:14 PM, M. Taylor mk

RE: Siri Generated Text Messages Bug Discovered in iOS 6.0

2012-09-27 Thread M. Taylor
://www.macfortheblind.com Twitter, @macfortheblind APPLE CERTIFIED SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL FOR MAC OSX LION AUTHORIZED APPLE STORE BUSINESS AFFILIATE MAC and iOS VOICEOVER TRAINING AND SUPPORT On Sep 27, 2012, at 4:14 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: No, it only happens in the given

Siri Now Works In iOS 6.0 In Allowing ATT Wireless Subscribers To Selectively Display Caller ID

2012-09-28 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, The following article was just posted to the Candle Shore BLOG. I hope you find it useful. Mark ARTICLE: Siri Now Works In iOS 6.0 In Allowing ATT Wireless Subscribers To Selectively Display Caller ID By Mark Taylor Hello All, I am delighted to report that with the release

ARTICLE: ATT's off-contract iPhone 5 can be unlocked with an easy reset

2012-09-29 Thread M. Taylor
ATT's off-contract iPhone 5 can be unlocked with an easy reset Off-contract ATT iPhone owners can skip waiting for the carrier to unlock their smartphones (Credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET ) One would think that if you bought an iPhone 5 at full price and off-contract that it would already be

article: iPhone 5 honeymoon over already?

2012-09-29 Thread M. Taylor
article: iPhone 5 honeymoon over already? week in review Owners of the new smartphone find a litany of fault with the new device, while Apple grapples with map miscues. CNET News: After just a week on the market, the iPhone 5 has owners writing up a laundry list of faults with the new device.

Aluminum versus Glass iPHone, Just a Comment

2012-10-01 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, I was in my local A T T Wireless Store assisting a friend in upgrading her iPhone 4 to an iPHone 4 S. While we were waiting for a representative, I took the opportunity to explore iPHone 5, again. You know what? NO matter how much Apple tries to spin it, the iPHone 5 feels

RE: Face TIme over 3G for those who live in the U.S

2012-10-01 Thread M. Taylor
Bravo, Scott. I will file a complaint, as well. Mark -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Scott Howell Sent: Monday, October 01, 2012 12:25 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Face TIme over 3G for those who live in

RE: Aluminum versus Glass iPHone, Just a Comment

2012-10-01 Thread M. Taylor
. It is not flimsy, but very sturdy. I'm sorry you felt differently. Phillip Tracy Sent from my iPhone. On Oct 1, 2012, at 1:41 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Everyone, I was in my local A T T Wireless Store assisting a friend in upgrading her iPhone 4 to an iPHone 4 S. While

Amazing iPhone 5 Call Quality

2012-10-01 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, To date, I have had no fewer than 10 conversations with 7 people via their new iPhone 5s. I am amazed at the outstanding voice call quality of the iPhone 5 as heard from my end. Simply stated, I was unable to tell that they were not on a land-line. Regardless of the hardware

RE: Amazing iPhone 5 Call Quality

2012-10-01 Thread M. Taylor
. I have a for ass and I've had many difficulties using the speakerphone. Thanks. Sent from my iPhone On Oct 1, 2012, at 5:02 PM, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Everyone, To date, I have had no fewer than 10 conversations with 7 people via their new iPhone 5s. I am amazed

RE: Amazing iPhone 5 Call Quality

2012-10-01 Thread M. Taylor
, October 01, 2012 5:02 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Amazing iPhone 5 Call Quality Hi Mark, Thanks for the interesting observation. Can you give us an idea of which carriers the people were using? Grant On 10/1/12, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Les, I can only speak

RE: Amazing iPhone 5 Call Quality

2012-10-01 Thread M. Taylor
or not to upgrade, but if I could make better recordings with the 5 than I can currently with the 4S, that might be at least one more selling point. Sent from my iPhone On Oct 1, 2012, at 18:24, M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu wrote: Hello Les, I can only speak from the perspective of being on the listening end

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