[bct] Re: V Pod?

  • From: "Dana Niswonger" <dniswonger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2005 15:27:46 -0600

As Hope's message regarding the ipod was in response to mine regarding same, I 
am posting my comments to you.  First, none and I mean none of the good folks 
who have provided us with detailed explanations of anapod and v-pod software 
have told us how to format the thing.  While this may seem simple to some who 
are perhaps more gifted than me, it is a Herculean task to folks like me who 
haven't the slightest idea what we are doing.  Personally, if I have to go 
through what many have told me to use this device, it will give me far greater 
pleasure to stomp or run over it as that great man did in the most recent Blind 
Cool Tech pod cast.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Jamie Pauls 
  To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2005 2:03 PM
  Subject: [bct] Re: V Pod?

  Hope, have you tried Anapod Explorer? You might consider subscribing to the 
Blind iPod users group at Freelists. Go to
  http://www.hartgen.org/blindipod.html and join the list. Anna Dresner's The 
iPod Experience from National Braille Press for $6.00 will tell you everything 
you need to know. Brian's iTunes scripts with the iPod work great, although the 
scripts are a bit expensive at over $30. Since you own the iPod, you might as 
well get some use out of it. I hate to see you so dissatisfied with it. Larry 
asked me to do a review of the unit, and I guess I need to although there's 
really not a lot to it.

  From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Hope
  Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2005 3:24 AM
  To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Subject: [bct] Re: V Pod?

  Hello, Dana.
  I also bought an Ipod, and discovered, upon my first day of owning it, that I 
hated, hated, and did I mention, hated the ipod!  I have found nothing at all 
that works with it, and the only reason I bought one to begin with is because I 
am subscribed to Audible.com, and I knew that the Ipod was a supported portable 
mp3 player.  Thinking that I might be able to figure something out, I took the 
chance and bought one, and returned it the very next day.  I'm sorry I have 
such a grim response, but I am in complete sympathy with your plight.    
Perhaps the Bookport is the best solution after all.  I don't yet have one, but 
I think that will be my next try at this, rather than another mp3 player that 
is just as inaccessible.  At least the Bookport was designed with us in mind.  
<smile>  You don't find that very often.  Good luck with your Ipod!

    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Dana Niswonger 
    To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2005 12:37 AM
    Subject: [bct] V Pod?

    O K, I can't remember who turned me on to this V Pod but I am glad, I 
think.  If you might help me figure out why all these programs keep telling me 
why they cannot find my Ipod?  It is plugged in, turned on, defined in windows 
XP. as drive F and the green light is on, yet none of these programs, Anapod or 
V. Pod are unable to address it.  I know, I ended a sentence in a preposition, 
who cares!  I am about ready to stomp the Ipod!  I have spent all day on my 
quest to transfer files to it with absolutely no progress at all.  Larry, you 
might just win the Book Port issue but it better be better at detecting itself 
than these stupid Ipods.  Sorry for venting my complete frustration.


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