Re: Did anyone have problems reading Jonathan‘s article?

2018-04-07 Thread Eric Oyen
Sounds to me like someone at the apple development team thought it would be a good idea to buffer all that text. It sounds like a good idea, until you run up against both the CPU limitations and the memory limitations of your device. At that point, voiceover (which can be resource intensive)

Re: Did anyone have problems reading Jonathan‘s article?

2018-04-07 Thread Angie Nutt
Yes, I just read it and was surprised to have that problem. Am using 6s. All the best Angie Sent from my iPhone > On 6 Apr 2018, at 22:51, Kathy Brandt wrote: > > On my iPhone 5s I had to resort to reading one line at a time, because when I > tried continuous reading,

iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Jan Stirbens
Hello, Ever since I upgraded to 1103, my battery life is terrible! For example, this morning I had a battery status of 82 percent. I made 2 short phone calls during the day, and for the rest of the day, my phone was on stand by, in other words, the screen was locked. At nine this evening, my

Re: API changes will break Tweetbot and Twitteriffic alerts and streaming, Twitter not yet sharing new solution ahead of June deadline | 9to5Mac

2018-04-07 Thread Eric Oyen
By definition, all notifications done by twitter are push notifications. I usually disable that functionality on my end except for DM’s and reply. Unfortunately, their own client has other issues, such as displaying the timeline out of sequence. In fact, I have more than 400 ham friends and I

Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard

2018-04-07 Thread Ari Moisio
Hi You can turn the help mode by doubletapping with four fingers. then just preass each key to hear it's function. -- mr. M01510 & guide Loadstone-GPS Lat: 62.38718, lon: 25.64672 hkp://wwwkeys.pgp.net B784D020 fp:0C1F6A76 DC9DDD58 33838B5D 0E769600 B7840D02 Arlene kirjoitti Subject:

Re: Did anyone have problems reading Jonathan‘s article?

2018-04-07 Thread Anne Robertson
I read books from Kobo, and for some months now, the longer the chapter, the longer it takes VoiceOver to start reading after the command to read from the top. It’s as though VoiceOver is digesting all the pages before beginning to read. For 40 pages, it can take a full minute for VoiceOver to

Re: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Bill Gallik
I have an iPhone 6 that will be sent into Apple for a battery replacement for the discount offer. I have to send it in because I live in northern Wisconsin and the nearest Apple Store is about 175 miles away. I called into Apple (800-MyApple or 800-692-7753). The support associate asked that

Re: A review of Aira. What it is, how it works, and the ways it has changed my life, Mosen Consulting

2018-04-07 Thread 'Sandy Tomkins' via VIPhone
if anyone has difficulty getting this article to read, I found, by tapping on the link and going to Safari page and then choosing reader, it read perfectly. Sandy Sent from The dark side of the moon > On 6 Apr 2018, at 19:02, M. Taylor wrote: > > Hello Everyone, > > I am

RE: Upgrade process from iPhone 5S

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
It’s the iPhone 7/7 Plus and higher, the 6S/6S Plus as well as the iPhone SE still have a 3.5mm headphone jack. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Maria Reyes Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2018 10:29 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Upgrade process

Re: is anyone using the sams store app?

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Alan, When you say that you interface with your sams app through your computer with firefox, can you log into the app on your computer, and or are you going through the shopping process on the sams web page? I'll have to take a look at the sams page, and the way you do it, might possibly in

Re: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Donald L. Roberts
Just to add to Bill’s comments, when I had my iPhone 6 battery replaced, the shipping was only about $3.50 each way. Apple must have a super deal with Fed X to get such a low price for shipping. Don Roberts From: Bill Gallik Sent: Saturday, April 7, 2018 4:29 AM To: viPhone E-Mail List

Re: Removing The Fred Voice

2018-04-07 Thread Anna Dresner
Hi, some voices are built in and can't be removed. Fortunately, Fred takes up very little space. Best, Anna > On Apr 7, 2018, at 9:40 AM, Paul and Paula Jordan > wrote: > > I have the same issue and would love to lose that voice, but can’t. I wonder > why. Just

Re: Upgrade process from iPhone 5S

2018-04-07 Thread Maria Reyes
Hi, Yes with the iPhone 6S and higher you get the headphone jack adapter. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 7, 2018, at 1:07 PM, Sieghard Weitzel > wrote: Hi Arlene, Interesting that you recommend the SE and the 7 Plus, a huge step up in size. I think

Re: is anyone using the sams store app?

2018-04-07 Thread Anthony Vece
Got it! Thanks Anthony Sent from my Verizon iPhone X!!! > On Apr 7, 2018, at 2:59 PM, Arlene wrote: > > Alan, When you say that you interface with your sams app through your > computer with firefox, can you log into the app on your computer, and or are > you

RE: is anyone using the sams store app?

2018-04-07 Thread Alan Lemly
Arlene, Yes, I'm using the ZoomText screen reader and when I go to the Sam's Club website, I'm automatically logged into my account and I use the search box at the top of the page when looking for new items or I simply select items I've saved in my Favorites list or that I've previously

Eye-d, a free orientation app

2018-04-07 Thread Richard Turner
Greetings, Below is the app store information about this app, followed by my initial review. Note that the name is spelled E y e hyphen d. Eye-D, free, by GingerMind Technologies Pvt. Ltd. App store description: Eye-D is a movement propelled by the visually impaired community with help of

RE: Please Join Me in Requesting That the Yelp for iOS Category List View Bug Be Resolved

2018-04-07 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Cristóbal, First, if you are using iTunes 12.7 or later, App Store access was removed. Second, if, like me, you prefer to write App reviews on a desktop and submit them via iTunes, you can install iTunes 12.6.3. This version does have access to both Apps and the App Store. Below my

RE: Do more with Siri on HomePod, Apple Support

2018-04-07 Thread Alan Lemly
Sieghard, I have to strongly agree with you. It seems apparent to me that Apple is devoting its resources to things other than making Siri smarter. Alexa is so far ahead of Siri that I hardly bother with Siri anymore. I expect Apple enjoys a much higher profit margin from its hardware devices

Re: Do more with Siri on HomePod, Apple Support

2018-04-07 Thread Maria Reyes
Not really. Just last week they hired Google's Chief AI person, so we'll see what they come out with. Get Outlook for iOS From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Alan Lemly Sent: Sunday,

RE: Removing The Fred Voice

2018-04-07 Thread Paul and Paula Jordan
I have the same issue and would love to lose that voice, but can’t. I wonder why. Just curious! God bless! Paula and Garçon From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Maria Reyes Sent: Friday, April 06, 2018 10:44 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com;

Re: Upgrade process from iPhone 5S

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Bill, as relatively new iphone users, we chose the se phones, we like it for it's size, it's very smooth operating experience when using the phone and it will have your standard audio jack. We can definitely recomend the se. We believe this would be a great choice. However, if you wanted to

RE: Upgrade process from iPhone 5S

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Hi Arlene, Interesting that you recommend the SE and the 7 Plus, a huge step up in size. I think unless somebody specifically wants a Plus size phone the regular iPhone 7 would be a better choice and also less expensive. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of

RE: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
I found during the beta cycle of iOS 11.3 that battery life was also worse for my iPhone 6S Plus. Towards the end of the beta and now with the public release it seems a bit better, but I also did a Reset Network Settings which often can help. I would recommend you go to Settings > General >

Re: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Chris Chaffin
Don, how long did it take before you got your phone back? Looking at possibly doing the same thing, and was just wondering how long I would have to go withou a phone. Chris > On Apr 7, 2018, at 11:05 AM, Donald L. Roberts > wrote: > > Just to add to Bill’s

RE: Removing The Fred Voice

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Exactly, both Fred and I think Victoria or whatever she is called are fairly low quality voices which are just there. Not sure why for some this seems to be a big deal, I once set up my voices and I probably haven’t gone there in a year now. From: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Hi Bill, Only 175 miles away? That’s an afternoon drive for many up here in northern British Columbia. I will probably take advantage of the battery replacement for my 6S Plus and my wife’s 6S. Fortunately we have to go to Calgary at the end of May so I will make an appointment with one of the

Overdrive how to use it?

2018-04-07 Thread Lelia Struve
Hello everyone, so I didn’t know you could do this but I got a library card online. So I got the over Drive app, but I can’t seem to save my library. Any tips on how to use this app would be greatly appreciated. I went to the Apple vis site and didn’t find too much. I thought someone would have

RE: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Mr. Ed
Hi Sieghard, I have had my iPhone 6s plus on 24 hours a day for about two and a half years. So I do not know why the battery shows so good. I checked my 6s plus and it says 100 percent. Can you believe that. LOL My wife’s 6 plus shows 94 percent. Now I have a question for you. When we get to

Re: Fleksy VO is back... Its called FlickType.

2018-04-07 Thread Richard Turner
Thanks Chuck, but a couple other folks posted this several days ago. The new version is quite impressive. Richard “The secret is not to make your music louder, but to make the world quieter.” - Mitch Albom from The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, page 1 On Apr 7, 2018, at 1:44 PM, Chuck

Re: Fleksy VO is back... Its called FlickType.

2018-04-07 Thread Chuck Dean
Oops... I missed Alan's post. I am really excited about this app's return. -- 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

Fleksy VO is back... Its called FlickType.

2018-04-07 Thread Chuck Dean
Fleksy VO is back... Its called FlickType. Hello everyone, for those, like me, who enjoyed using Fleksy VO, one of the original developers is bringing it back. It is called FlickType, and is currently in beta testing. For more information go to; www.flicktype.com Chuck (mobile) Pleez x cuze

Re: Fleksy VO is back... Its called FlickType.

2018-04-07 Thread Godwin Adoyi
Yes, its very impressive and I am enjoying it. Godwin Adoyi Agada Greetings from Ghana, W. Africa. (Sent from my iPhone) From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Richard Turner Sent: Saturday, April 7,

Re: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Kelly Pierce
I have an iPhone 7 and am also experiencing excessive battery drain that I did not have with iOS 11.2. I noticed that the mail app was draining the battery a lot, even though I barely use it. the only way to stop background activity in the mail app is to put the iPhone in low power mode. When I

Re: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Donald L. Roberts
Chris, I know that this sounds almost unbelievable; however, my 6 was back in my hand in less than 48 hours from the time I took it into Fed X. Furthermore, I was supplied with a tracking number, an email when the phone was received, another when it was out for shipping, and a third when

RE: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
I believe it goes to the end of the year and I have no idea if Apple will replace the battery if it is still in very good shape, you would have to ask them. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Mr. Ed Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2018 1:53 PM To:

Re: is anyone using the sams store app?

2018-04-07 Thread Julie Dawson
Alan, where do you input that information? I am going for the first time to pick up a Sams order and have chosen and have paid for items to be picked up at a particular Sams Club? Where do or how I input the Sams club ID in to the wallet? Is the wallet in Sams settings? With Thanks, Julie Live

Re: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Richard Turner
I have the iPhone SE and on 11.3 I don't see hardly any battery drain when the phone is locked, and it is lasting better when I am using it. I have no idea why some people experience such battery drain, but I doubt it is just the iOS. Perhaps the update enabled some settings that people have

RE: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
No, I have carefully checked my Settings and I have almost everything disabled in Background App refresh and in Location Services everything is as it was. I have also made no changes otherwise and can confirm that at times the mail app does seem to use up a lot of battery. During the beta cycle

Re: Transferring Text Messages From iPhone to Computer

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Will this tool allow you to copy music from your phone to your computer? - Original Message - From: Mike B. To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Friday, April 06, 2018 1:25 PM Subject: Re: Transferring Text Messages From iPhone to Computer Hi All, I ran across the info

Re: Did anyone have problems reading Jonathan‘s article?

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
What is the continuous read comand? I swiped down with 2 fingers and it read the whole message. We don't know if this matters, we've got our se phones running 11.3. Thanks. - Original Message - From: "Les Kriegler" To: Sent: Friday,

Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Richard, this is an apple ipad mini keyboard. Now we know which key is the options key. We found in the practice mode that the fifth key left key is spacebar, the 4th is command, 3rd is options,2nd control, and we don't know what the first left key is. If you know what that is please let me

Do more with Siri on HomePod, Apple Support

2018-04-07 Thread M. Taylor
Do more with Siri on HomePod >From getting the latest news to checking the weather, discover more ways that Siri on HomePod can help you get answers to everyday questions. Plan ahead Siri on HomePod can help you check the weather, find places to go, and check traffic so you can get to where you're

Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard

2018-04-07 Thread Richard Turner
That is the FN key, or function key that is supposed to be used with a couple keys to do something, but I've never found it useful. HTH, Richard “The secret is not to make your music louder, but to make the world quieter.” - Mitch Albom from The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, page 1 On

On my iPod touch 6 where do I find the place to sign out in the Amazon app

2018-04-07 Thread Jen .
Hi, I am using the Amazon app on my iPod touch six and wondering where you go to sign out of your account since I don’t want to leave it signed in when I am not using it. Thanks for any help. Jen -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any

Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Thank you for this. - Original Message - From: "Ari Moisio" To: Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2018 2:52 AM Subject: Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard Hi You can turn the help mode by doubletapping with four

Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
With the practice mode we're getting to know what the keys are. We're missing something when it comes to typing with the keyboard, for example in edit boxes and having what we type appear in the edit box. Also if you're on a button could you select on that button from the keyboard. Of course

Re: iPhone 6 battery question

2018-04-07 Thread Maria Reyes
Yes, the battery replacement program ends at the end of this year. They haven't specified dates though. If memory serves me right, your phone doesn't have to fail apple's diagnostics in order to get the battery replaced. Kelly, have you tried to have mail fetch less frequently? Go to settings

Re: is anyone using the sams store app?

2018-04-07 Thread Alan Lemly
Julie, I apologize for the delay in replying but I've been out and away from email. When I launch the Sam's Club app, a welcome and my name appears in the upper left corner of the screen... When I double tap on my name, a membership screen opens and as I flick right, I get to a button labeled

Re: Upgrade process from iPhone 5S

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
We have a friend that provides transportation for us, and she prefers the larger screen because she doesn't wear her contacts 24 7, and without them she's just about as blind as we are. The larger screen would probably be great for a partially sighted friend. Other wise you're correct about the

Re: A review of Aira. What it is, how it works, and the ways it has changed my life by Jonathan Mosen,

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Thank you, Richard. It sounds confusing but we'll try it. - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2018 8:37 PM Subject: Re: A review of Aira. What it is, how it works, and the ways it has changed my life by Jonathan

RE: Upgrade process from iPhone 5S

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Hi Arlene, I think you would be surprised how many people keep the iPhone for at least 3 and sometimes 4 years. Yes, there are the techy people and those who just want to have the latest and quite a few are probably on these expensive plans which allow them to trade in their phone every year,

Re: Do more with Siri on HomePod, Apple Support

2018-04-07 Thread Jewel
Siegard! How do I reboot my router as you suggested? I thought that I had, already, downloaded the Google Assistant app as I know that I have used OK Google in the past, but I don't see G A in my app store so that, I guess, means that I haven't got it! Jewel

Re: A review of Aira. What it is, how it works, and the ways it has changed my life by Jonathan Mosen,

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Richard, where's text selection and writer? Thanks. - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Friday, April 06, 2018 7:23 PM Subject: A review of Aira. What it is, how it works, and the ways it has changed my life by Jonathan Mosen,

Re: A review of Aira. What it is, how it works, and the ways it has changed my life by Jonathan Mosen,

2018-04-07 Thread Richard Turner
Hi, If you want to select all, I used the rotor Text Selection, which is an Apple thing, not a Writer feature. You have to enable it in the VoiceOver Rotor Settings. But, in Writer, there is a button to use for selecting smaller chunks, but it is kind of complicated to explain right now. If

Re: Do more with Siri on HomePod, Apple Support

2018-04-07 Thread Jewel
Oh! if it were only that simple. Ever since I updated to IOS11.3 I have had problems with Siri. I wake him up and ask my question. There is a complete silence and then, he will say: "I am having trouble making a wi-fi connection. Try again in a moment or two!" which I do; sometimes, it has

Re: Upgrade process from iPhone 5S

2018-04-07 Thread Kelly Pierce
Arlene, these are budget conscious iPhone owners. They have a phone introduced in 2013. If they keep this new phone for four or five years like the 5s they now own, they will save money from the cost of chucking an iPhone after just two years. Kelly On 4/7/18, Arlene

Re: is anyone using the sams store app?

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Thank you, Alan. - Original Message - From: Alan Lemly To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2018 2:22 PM Subject: RE: is anyone using the sams store app? Arlene, Yes, I'm using the ZoomText screen reader and when I go to the Sam's Club website,

Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard

2018-04-07 Thread Richard Turner
Arlene, Do you not have the list of commands? Control-Options-spacebar is the same as a single finger double tap, so to activate a button, you would do control-options right arrow to get to the button, then control-options-spacebar 'to activate the button. If you are not able to enter text in an

Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Thanks again, Richard. - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2018 8:32 PM Subject: Re: need to know where the options key is on the bluetooth keyboard That is the FN key, or function key that is supposed to be

Re: Upgrade process from iPhone 5S

2018-04-07 Thread Arlene
Kelly, that's understandable and that's so right. Neither one of us feel the strong need to get the newest phone or any other newest thing, as long as my phone is still working that's what I care about. I'm not into the idea of changing phones every year or every 2 years, that's not for me,

RE: Do more with Siri on HomePod, Apple Support

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Yes, it's all the basic stuff and after over 6 years of SIRI the thing still doesn't even support multiple timers. I guess if you are heating up Pizza a single timer is OK, but if you are cooking something more elaborate where you want a 45 minute timer so you know when the scalopped potatos

RE: Do more with Siri on HomePod, Apple Support

2018-04-07 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Hi Jewel, While I just posted a message criticising SIRI as well I must say that it is not SIRI's fault if it can't properly connect to the internet. Have you rebooted your router to see if that helps? Also, the only way to use Google and SIRI is to have the Google app installed and set up to