[access-uk] Re: Very simple talking mobile phone needed

If you are referring to Vodafone as far as I know as I have had this done in the past. However, I cannot say if they still do if the phone is pay as you go but I can guarantee that they do if a contract phone. Finally a friend in Northern Ireland has had Vodafone put Talks on her phone and she is pay as you go. ----- Original Message ----- From: "tony sweeney" <deirton711@xxxxxxxxx>

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Do they install talks free?
----- Original Message ----- From: "Eleanor Burke" <eleanorburke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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You don't have to wait to go to Ireland, have a look in mobile phone shops here and at the one in RNIB. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Niamh" <niam.mckeown@xxxxxxxxx>
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Sadly I can't wait.
Not home until Christmas.
Great list this.
Niamh
----- Original Message ----- From: "tony sweeney" <deirton711@xxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:08 PM
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Hi Niamh, welcome.

Too following on from Jackie's subggestion if you can wait till you visit Ireland (roi) again you can walk in to any Vodafone store and they will have the talks softtware installed for you, talks at no extra charge but probably wouldn't be the latest version but sure you mayy not mind that,, I wouldn't!

Best,

Tony Sweeney in Dublin----- Original Message ----- From: "Niamh" <niam.mckeown@xxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1:52 PM
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Thank you so much, at this moment in life your help is exactly what I needed, clear and too the point. Thanks to everybody who has taken the time to help, great list so happy to be here.
Niamh
----- Original Message ----- From: "Jackie Cairns" <jackie.cairnsplace@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1:08 PM
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Hi Niamh

Welcome to the list.  Between us, we try to help one another and have
interesting views on assistive technology.

I would recommend the Nokia C5 to you, which will run the Talks software. If you haven't come across Talks, where have you been? (smile). It is a mini screen reader that allows you to use your phone as a sighted person
would.

The RNIB sell the C5 with Talks, but you might also like to try
www.comproom.co.uk
or
www.creativeeyes.co.uk

I hope that puts you in the right direction. You will be pushed to find a
handset with good buttons on it now unfortunately.


Kind Regards,

Jackie Cairns

-----Original Message-----
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Niamh
Sent: 18 July 2012 13:02
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Subject: [access-uk] Very simple talking mobile phone needed

I have survived for the last two years on a horrible RNIB talking phone
which looked and felt as if it belonged in an institution.
what I need is:
1.
a phone with good speech.
2.
buttons not a screen.
3.
I want to text and make calls, nothing more complex.
4.
I would ideally like it to work in Ireland and France as I visit quite
often.

Simplicity is my greatest need I would love to be able to either walk into a mobile phone store or order on line and for it to work out of the box.

All suggestions welcome, I am getting desperate?
Niamh

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