Re: Bi14 experiences?

2018-08-12 Thread Mary Otten
Thank you, Barry. How are you dealing with the short display length? Have you used other displays, those from humanware or elsewhere? What do you think of the input keys on this compared with other displays you might have used? Mary Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 12, 2018, at 6:27 AM, Barry

Re: Voicedream Dropbox Issue

2018-08-12 Thread englishrider91
Kelby, it sounds like you and I are facing some of the same issues. :) I'm going to update to the latest version of iOS and iTunes (if iTunes will cooperate with me, that is--I may have to download the latest version manually) and try doing the file sharing to back up my VDR library once

apple id verification

2018-08-12 Thread Kay Malmquist
HI all, As of the last week my phone has been bugging me about needing an apple ID verification for, and then it gives my email address. Is this necessary and why all of a sudden is this coming up? I have just been hitting the not now button, but wondered if someone might know what is up with

Re: apple id verification

2018-08-12 Thread Arnold Schmidt
I think it happens when, for whatever reason, your device looses contact with ICloud for a period of time, then reconnects. It only wants you to re-enter your password, so it can make sure the device that is connecting, using your ICloud account really is you. Arnold Schmidt Sent from

Re: Astrovolcano

2018-08-12 Thread Deidre Muccio
I did a search around the time you first inquired about the meaning of this word. The only thing that came up that seemed coherent but made no sense to me in particular had to do with astrology. And signs. I couldn't relate it to anything so I didn't pass it on. Deidre > On Aug 11, 2018,

RE: Netflix no longer reads synopsis of

2018-08-12 Thread LeDon
I hope that I am not off topic here. My question is how does one know if a movie is audio described? From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard Turner Sent: Friday, August 10, 2018 8:04 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Netflix no

Re: Bi14 experiences?

2018-08-12 Thread Barry Abbott
Hello Mary. What you have to do first is one if using Gmail for example go into your google Account and make sure that notes is turned on. Two on your BIA 14 when you’re in your notes application make sure that you are in the Gmail folder when you write the note. Then if you want to force a

Re: Voicedream Dropbox Issue

2018-08-12 Thread Russ Kiehne
I use itunes file sharing to transfer 600mp zip files into VDR. I haven’t tried using itunes file sharing to backup my VDR library. From: englishride...@gmail.com Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:15 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Voicedream Dropbox Issue That's so weird! I

Re: apple id verification

2018-08-12 Thread Dave
i’ve been getting the same message from apple, on and off, for some time now, asking me to enter my password. I don’t know why apple has started doing this, but I just enter my password strait away, and it goes away, and all is fine for a while. I wouldn’t keep saying not now, as this may

Re: Facebook Groups Question

2018-08-12 Thread Stacy Fuehrer
Susie, when you first open the Facebook app and are logged in, on the lower right-hand corner of the screen there is an option that says Facebook menu. Double tap on this. And, in this menu, there are several different options, one of which says show all shortcuts. Double tap this, and, with in

Re: bluetooth keyboard recommendation

2018-08-12 Thread 'Maria Reyes' via VIPhone
Is there any cheap bluetooth keyboards I could get at Best Buy or even Walmart? > On Aug 12, 2018, at 10:12 PM, Arlene wrote: > > That's understandable. > - Original Message - From: "Carolyn Arnold" <4carol...@windstream.net> > To: > Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:08 PM > Subject: RE:

Re: bluetooth keyboard recommendation

2018-08-12 Thread Arlene
That's understandable. - Original Message - From: "Carolyn Arnold" <4carol...@windstream.net> To: Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:08 PM Subject: RE: bluetooth keyboard recommendation It does sound good. It may be a while before I get to Wal-Mart and can check one out. Best

RE: Apple Pay has over 252M users globally, more popular internationally than US, 9 to 5 Mac

2018-08-12 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
No wonder the adoption rate in the US is slower when the majority of credit cards still are not chip cards. Whenever I have american tourists at my store which in the summer month is quite often the majority still have to sign for their transaction and not enter a PIN. Here almost everybody

Two Questions about E-Mail on the Phone

2018-08-12 Thread Susie Stageberg
Hello all. I have had some success accessing my gmail account on the phone and find it pretty easy to do. Two things, though: One of the options when you have a message selected it to archive it. I have done so with a few messages I wanted to look at more carefully later, but when I went

Re: Sharing Voice Dream Reader Pronunciation Dictionaries

2018-08-12 Thread Evan Gibson
Those 2 examples are rather difficult, aren't they? I'll have to forgive those... On Sat, 11 Aug 2018 at 07:11, Carolyn Arnold <4carol...@windstream.net> wrote: > I fix mine with JAWS all the time. I don't think it is possible for it to > get it right about read/read (pronounced red) and

Re: cannot buy Kindle books using the Amazon app

2018-08-12 Thread Vicky Collins
I'm kind of new to all this myself. But best I can tell, if you have a subscription to Kindle Unlimited, $9.99 a month in the United States, then you can download the books that are currently available through that program directly through the Kindle app. After all, grin, you would have paid

Re: Learning Ally

2018-08-12 Thread 'Maria Reyes' via VIPhone
I've always use Bookshare for reading books. Learning Ally is mainly for textbooks. When I was using the app, I have noticed places where it could be improved. > On Aug 12, 2018, at 10:08 PM, Kwork wrote: > > I agree. I think their focus is more on the lysdexic rather than the blind. > I've

Re: Bi14 experiences?

2018-08-12 Thread Mary Otten
I have to admit, I have never thought of connecting a braille display to an Apple TV. I have used a Bluetooth keyboard in the past, because it is so much faster to enter necessary passwords etc. That new touch remote that they have on the fourth generation and following has not appeal to me. I

Facebook Groups Question

2018-08-12 Thread Susie Stageberg
Hi all. How do I get to my Facebook groups on the iPhone app? I have poked around and can't find the link for groups. Also, is there a way to make the posts in the news feed show up in chronological order? Thanks. Susie -- The following information is important for all members

Re: Two Questions about E-Mail on the Phone

2018-08-12 Thread 'Simon W' via VIPhone
when you are at the message area double tap and make sure it says start of message. From: Susie Stageberg Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 11:51 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Two Questions about E-Mail on the Phone Hello all. I have had some success accessing my gmail account on

Introducing Astreos: universal access to the cosmos

2018-08-12 Thread Yuma Decaux
Hi Everyone, A quick introduction of myself. I am a blind software engineer, studying mahematics at UQ in Brisbane, Australia. I am also a passionate sci-fi, space, physics and astronomy fan. I am not partially sighted, I am stone cold blind. But I wasn't always like that. I still remember

Re: Mirroring iPhone 8 Video/Audio Content to a Device Running Windows 10?

2018-08-12 Thread Kenny
Well I really love the ease in which I can use the Stream app on my phone to access content. Really don't like navigating cable channels using the browser. Never as easy in my opinion. I'll consider this, but I don't want a gran or their friends going crazy buying movies if I happen not to

Re: Astrovolcano

2018-08-12 Thread Jewel
Deidre! That was much of what I got as well, and, like you, I couldn't make head nor tail of it! Why BlueOx gave it as a clue to the solution: Katmai: beats me! Jewel - From: "Deidre Muccio" Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 10:20 PM To:

Re: cannot buy Kindle books using the Amazon app

2018-08-12 Thread Vicky Collins
Although I passed on the Prime Day deals for it, I did decide to get the 30-day trial of Kindle Unlimited. And subscribing to it does let one download the books available in that program directly to their device. I haven't yet decided whether to cancel my subscription before I'm charged for the

RE: Learning Ally

2018-08-12 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Diedre, I have not used this app in quite some time so will take a look on your behalf. By the way, what is the title of the short story collection you are attempting to navigate? Do you have the name of the author, as well? If I can, I'll download the same title and see what I can

RE: bluetooth keyboard recommendation

2018-08-12 Thread Carolyn Arnold
It does sound good. It may be a while before I get to Wal-Mart and can check one out. Best regards, Carolyn -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Arlene Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 7:57 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Mirroring iPhone 8 Video/Audio Content to a Device Running Windows 10?

2018-08-12 Thread Richard Turner
Actually, with a little research, Teamviewer is supposed to be able to do this, and there is a subscription service, which I don't recall this moment as I am trying to set up Teamviewer. But, google something like mirroring your iPhone to a Windows PC. Richard “The secret is not to make

Re: Introducing Astreos: universal access to the cosmos

2018-08-12 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
OOoo!... wonderful, so very wonderful, if it can really do all that. I kinda borrowed a particularly good 1st year degree level course notes in astro-physics years ago and still re-read it. Never saw well enough to see stars, just sun and moon. Not even that now mind. But yes, this would

Re: apple id verification

2018-08-12 Thread Mary Jo Partyka
I also have been getting this message. I called tech support and the person who helped me thought that maybe I was having a problem with my Caps lock not working correctly. We disabled the caps lock and I have to use the shift to capitalizwe my password now. The problem seems to have gone

RE: Mirroring iPhone 8 Video/Audio Content to a Device Running Windows 10?

2018-08-12 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
I don't think there is anything you can use to stream from your phone to your mini PC, the best, easiest and super-accessible solution here would be to spend $200 and buy an Apple TV, you might even be able to find a used one for less, the current model is the Apple TV 4K, before that was the

Re: Bi14 experiences?

2018-08-12 Thread Barry Abbott
Hi Mary. I just received the BI14 this week. I have a first generation focus 40 and a Braille Sense 40 display which was my wife's. I decided to keep the Braille Sense as I like keeping : fidential information on it. It has some note taking capability and works very well with the computer.

accessible TV

2018-08-12 Thread Michelle Wagner
Hello List, I am thinking about getting an apple TV and I saw a thread here the other day talking about accessible TVs with the apple TV. Can someone message me off line and share more information about accessible TVs? Thanks. Michelle . Michelle Michelle Wagner, MEd, TVI IEP

Re: Learning Ally

2018-08-12 Thread TaraPrakash
Ever since they remove the word blind from the name, their commitment to accessibility has been suspect. I also wonder if the problem is with the structure of the book and other books offer more navigation options? Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 11, 2018, at 9:22 PM, Deidre Muccio wrote: >

RE: Mirroring iPhone 8 Video/Audio Content to a Device Running Windows 10?

2018-08-12 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Hi Richard, OK, maybe, but the question is how easy and accessible this is and if it costs a subscription to get this functionality then the one-time purchase price of an Apple TV might be worth it especially since it gives you also a lot more than just the ability to mirror your iPhone.

RE: bluetooth keyboard recommendation

2018-08-12 Thread Carolyn Arnold
It sounds really good to me, and $20? I got out three slates and held them together. I like the idea that the f and j are marked too. So, Black and Webb, I'll remember. Best regards, Carolyn -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On

RE: cannot buy Kindle books using the Amazon app

2018-08-12 Thread llumpkin
I didn't think you could download kindle books directly from within the kindle app. -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Vicky Collins Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 3:53 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: cannot buy Kindle books using the Amazon app

Re: bluetooth keyboard recommendation

2018-08-12 Thread Arlene
Carolyn, just keep in mind when the lid is down it will be a bit thicker, and you don't have to remove the lid unless you want too. It's kind of nice without the lid being on. We still have 2 of the black web keyboards, that still have the lid on, and one of those is mine, and the third of

Re: apple id verification

2018-08-12 Thread Jewel
Kay! I don't have identification in my settings, but for the last couple, or so, of weeks, I have been getting a version of that as well. In my case, it is, mostly, when I go to play Seven Little Words, and I am given the option to cancel, which, of course, I do. Jewel From: Kay

Apple Pay has over 252M users globally, more popular internationally than US, 9 to 5 Mac

2018-08-12 Thread M. Taylor
Apple Pay has over 252M users globally, more popular internationally than US By Chance Miller Following a positive outlook on Apple's earnings call last week, Loup Ventures is out today with an in-depth look at the state of Apple Pay. Currently, Loup Ventures estimates that just 20 percent of

Re: Learning Ally

2018-08-12 Thread Kwork
I agree. I think their focus is more on the lysdexic rather than the blind. I've felt that their desktop apps have become less accessible as well over the years. - Original Message - From: "TaraPrakash" To: Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2018 6:54 PM Subject: Re: Learning Ally Ever since

Re: cannot buy Kindle books using the Amazon app

2018-08-12 Thread Russ Kiehne
Here is how I buy Kindle books. From the book: Kindle for iOS Accessibility Gestures - Quick Reference Guide Kindle Store: Buy & Download to your iOS Device You can shop from the Kindle Store using the Safari browser and deliver Kindle titles to the Kindle reading app on your iPad, iPhone, or

Re: Netflix no longer reads synopsis of

2018-08-12 Thread Richard Turner
Here is a link to the American Council of the Blind's list of Netflix programs with audio description. On that page is also a link to the instructions on how to enable the descriptions. http://www.acb.org/adp/netflixad.html "I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the

Re: apple id verification

2018-08-12 Thread Marie
I am not sure why this happens but if you do not sign in for a long period of time it will keep bugging you to enter the password. After my son passed away I began getting this but did not have the password. After almost a year of saying “not now”, the phone locked up and unless I can get a

Mirroring iPhone 8 Video/Audio Content to a Device Running Windows 10?

2018-08-12 Thread Kenny
Good day! Have sort of a dilemma on my hands. I find myself watching/listening to a lot of Xfinity content on my iPhone 8 using their very accessible Stream app. Sometimes I want to mirror/stream this same content to my TV (So others can enjoy it too.) I have a Minix Neo Mini PC

Re: podcast appearance

2018-08-12 Thread PaPa C! Chikodinaka Nickrandidm Oguledo
add me I am all in I have unborn twins. and a brand-new babygirl Obianuju hoo is 8monts old! I am in all in to the interview. for the podcast On 8/12/18, Yuma Decaux wrote: > Hi All, > > Just to wrap this around in a positive note, please do remember my name as I > don't use this gmail account