[access-uk] Re: Some advice required on players for audible content

Fantastic, this is really good news.

Brian Hartgen

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2007 12:05 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Some advice required on players for audible content


> Hi Brian,
>
> Fortunately, it is completely wrong.  The Audible player for the N91 does
> keep your place.  It does for me anyway.  Music and Podcasts don't but the
> Audible player does not use the music player directly, it has its own
> interface.
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
> Of
> Brian Hartgen
> Sent: 19 January 2007 06:52
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Some advice required on players for audible 
> content
>
> Does the N91 keep your place in an Audible file?
> I did not think it had the ability to retain position.  So if you switch 
> the
> phone off, or move to another file, your place will not be retained.  Is
> that right?
> I like the text to speech capabilities though and the obvious advantages
> that brings.
>
> Brian Hartgen
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 10:07 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Some advice required on players for audible 
> content
>
>
>> Hi James,
>>
>> I used to agree with you, until I got the N91 with Talks.  That, I 
>> believe
>> is now the best MP3 player around, and it plays Audible as well.
>>
>> All the best
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>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
>> Of
>> James O'Dell
>> Sent: 18 January 2007 16:04
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Some advice required on players for audible
>> content
>>
>> hi Alex
>>
>> The milestone will not play audible content.  There is always the IPod
>> shuffle, which is accessible since it has no screen, but you would need 
>> to
>> buy either the ITunes accessible Interface for JAWS - which is more
>> trouble
>> than it's worth, or Anopod Explorer to be able to transfer your content 
>> to
>> it,since you can't do it using Audible Manager.  I use a Book Courier and
>> would recommend you save up for one, it is one of the best mp3 and 
>> audible
>> players around and can also play Daisy talking books.
>>
>> James
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Alexander Shannon" <alexacts2v4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 3:50 PM
>> Subject: [access-uk] Some advice required on players for audible content
>>
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I know I said all my audible problems were solved, and yes they are, in
>>> that,  I can play audible content on my PC.
>>>
>>> However, playing the content on my PC is Ok if I am listening while
>>> working
>>> on something else, but sitting say for four hours in front of my PC to
>>> listen to a book, seems too long, and anyway I don't think my soundcard
>>> can
>>> easily cope with Jaws running through it at the same time as other 
>>> audio,
>>> even though the machine is running windows XP.
>>>
>>> My questions are basically the following:
>>>
>>> 1.  , does anyone know if the milestone player from the RNIB will play
>>> audible content.
>>>
>>> 2.  If the answer to question 1 is no then should I consider a book
>>> courier
>>> or is there another similar model of accessible MP3 player that will 
>>> play
>>> audible content that I should consider, preferably one that is less of a
>>> price than the milestone?
>>>
>>> Thank you in advance for any answers to the above questions.
>>>
>>>
>>> Alexander Shannon
>>>
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