[access-uk] Re: FW: [BCAB] Free Amazon Kindle software with accessibility

Will,

Have you tried it?  I understand that it does work.

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From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
william lomas
Sent: 22 January 2011 13:06
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: FW: [BCAB] Free Amazon Kindle software with
accessibility

It does not work in the UK though 

On 22 Jan 2011, at 12:23, David Russell wrote:

> Kevin,
> 
> No problem at all.  We all need to be cautious about such things.  I 
> would be astonished if there were any problems such as viruses with this
file.
> 
> 
> David
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Kevin
> Sent: 22 January 2011 11:47
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: FW: [BCAB] Free Amazon Kindle software with 
> accessibility
> 
> Thanks David. Apologies if I caused any offence. I know that you would 
> never knowingly circulate anything which you believed could be harmful 
> but, given the nasties out there I felt that I needed to ask the question.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Kevin
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Russell
> Sent: Saturday, January 22, 2011 11:06 AM
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: FW: [BCAB] Free Amazon Kindle software with 
> accessibility
> 
> Kevin
> 
> I would not have mentioned it unless I was suure of the person's 
> trustworthiness.  Having said that, I take no responsibility for 
> anything which may go wrong.  You try it at your own risk.  I know the 
> person who put it up on Dropbox to be entirely honourable and she 
> would definitely not knowingly offer a corrupt file for download.
> 
> I am told that it works well, so would be amazed if you had any problems.
> 
> 
> David
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Kevin
> Sent: 22 January 2011 11:00
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: FW: [BCAB] Free Amazon Kindle software with 
> accessibility
> 
> Hi David,
> 
> Thanks. I'm tempted to try it but can you please confirm whether it is 
> from someone you trust implicitly as I don't want to download a nasty onto
my PC.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Kevin
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Russell
> Sent: Friday, January 21, 2011 5:17 PM
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: FW: [BCAB] Free Amazon Kindle software with 
> accessibility
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> 
> I have been advised that the new Kindle for pc software with 
> accessible features is useable outside of the U.S.  The download 
> itself is not easy to get, so below is a dropbox link which should 
> help.  I believe it is 240 MB so be warned.  I have not tried this 
> myself but would be interested in knowing how people get on.
> 
> 
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3918790/KindleForPC-installer.exe
> 
> 
> 
> David
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> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Barry Toner
> Sent: 19 January 2011 11:14
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] FW: [BCAB] Free Amazon Kindle software with 
> accessibility
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:bcab-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Guy Whitehouse
> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 10:17 AM
> To: bcab
> Subject: [BCAB] Free Amazon Kindle software with accessibility
> 
> I'm forwarding a message I've just received about free Amazon Kindle 
> software with accessibility features built in. If anybody tries this, 
> can they let me know how they get on?
> 
> Cheers
> Guy
> 
> Dear blind-interest@xxxxxxxxxx subscriber,
> 
> Amazon.com is releasing a new version of Kindle for PC that adds 
> accessibility features designed for blind and low-vision customers.
> 
> Kindle for PC with Accessibility Plugin is a free, downloadable 
> application for your Windows PC. It provides the following accessibility
features:
> text-to-speech reading with adjustable voice settings, voice-guided 
> menu navigation, large font sizes, high contrast reading mode, 
> keyboard navigation, and accessible shortcuts.
> 
> With this software, for the first time ever, the entire collection of 
> English language books in the Kindle Store can be read aloud. With 
> over
> 750,000 English language titles, Amazon offers the largest selection 
> of accessible ebooks. In order to use the text-to-speech feature, an 
> external screen reader program must be installed and running on the
Windows PC.
> 
> The free download is available at www.amazon.com/kindle/accessibility.
> 
> We welcome your feedback at kindle-PC-accessibility-feedback@xxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> Sincerely,
> The Kindle Team
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