[access-uk] Re: Accessible Kindle for pc

yes but can you buy books with it 

On 4 Feb 2011, at 13:00, Griffiths, Steve wrote:

> David,
> 
> You can toggle the voice between a female and a male voice with
> Ctrl-Shift-V, and change speed with Shift-Equals and Shift-Hyphen.
> 
> For this and more help, go to www.amazon.com/kindle/accessibility and
> choose the "Help Page" link.
> 
> Steve
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of David Russell
> Sent: 03 February 2011 12:53
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Accessible Kindle for pc
> 
> It works for me as well.  Is there a way of changing the voice or the
> speed
> of the speech?
> 
> David 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of
> Kevin
> Sent: 02 February 2011 20:32
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Accessible Kindle for pc
> 
> Hi,
> I downloaded it from Sendspace and it is working OK. I registered it
> with 
> Amazon which entailed entering my Username and Password and I've been
> able 
> to read a book using it.
> Kevin
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Damon Rose
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 8:25 AM
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Accessible Kindle for pc
> 
> Just catching up with this. I thought the app was only usable with the
> US Amazon store. Is that not the case now?
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Kevin
> Sent: 01 February 2011 22:42
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Accessible Kindle for pc
> 
> Hi
> Not sure if anyone answered this. I don't know the answer, however if
> you go to amazon.com, click on help and look for Accessible Kindle for
> PC there should, I hope be details there.
> Hope this helps,
> Kind regards,
> Kevin
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vivien Palcic
> Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2011 2:30 AM
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Accessible Kindle for pc
> 
> Can the books be read with a Braille display or audio only?
> 
> Regards
> Vivien
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Russell" <david.russell8@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2011 2:40 AM
> Subject: [access-uk] Accessible Kindle for pc
> 
> 
>> Hi all
>> 
>> Further to messages sent earlier this week, I have now downloaded and
>> briefly tried out this software.  It enables you to download any books
> 
>> from
>> the kindle store from amazon.  You can read them whether they are text
>> enabled or not.  You do need to have a screen reader on your pc, but
> the
>> Kindle for pc tool uses its own speech which sounds quite acceptable.
> I
>> have not yet found a way to change the speed or the voice, but I have
>> hardly
>> looked as yet.  I just wanted to tell everyone that it does work, even
> 
>> with
>> the books which are not voice enabled.
>> 
>> Most books are cheaper for kindle than paperbacks or hardbacks, and
> there
>> are a good many books which are free.  These are not only classics but
> 
>> also
>> some modern novels.  You can search for free books so it is easy to
> find
>> them.
>> 
>> First impressions are that it is not a great way of reading, as you
> have
>> to
>> do it at your pc, but it is a definite step forward and makes many
> more
>> books available.
>> 
>> You do not have to do any ftricky book converting.  It is all done for
> 
>> you.
>> 
>> I do not have the URL readily to hand but I think the messages were on
>> Monday of this week, i.e. 24 January.
>> 
>> 
>> David
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