[macvoiceover] Re: iphone

Hi,
I've been into the shop today and had a play with one but trying to texrt with 
a touch qwerty keypad seemed almost impossible.  Is it really that hard or does 
it improve with time.
Regards
David Poyner

Chair British Blind Sport Archery
Go to www.bbsarchery.org.uk

chairman and webmaster St. Dunstans Archery Club
Go to www.st-dunstans-archery-club.org.uk




On 17 Jan 2011, at 16:18, Erin wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I have the 3GS.  I bought mine over a year ago before the 4 came out.  I've 
> looked at the 4 but I don't like them. The phone is slightly different, much 
> more straight and I don't like that.  It doesn't feel natural to me when I 
> put it up to my ear.
> 
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "David Poyner" <d.poyner@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2011 3:19 PM
> To: <macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: iphone
> 
>> Hi Erin,
>> Thanks for that.
>> 
>> thanks for that,
>> Like you I would only use it for texts, calls and maybe emails.  Nothing 
>> else.  Do you have the iphone3 or iphone4?
>> 
>> Regards
>> David Poyner
>> 
>> Chair British Blind Sport Archery
>> Go to www.bbsarchery.org.uk
>> 
>> chairman and webmaster St. Dunstans Archery Club
>> Go to www.st-dunstans-archery-club.org.uk
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 16 Jan 2011, at 14:45, Erin wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I have an IPhone, and I use it all the time.  The battery life depends on 
>>> what you are doing.
>>> 
>>> If you are texting, talking on it, playing a game, checking your email or 
>>> most of the other apps it lasts for several hours, better than any phone 
>>> I've ever had.
>>> 
>>> However, if you are using the IPod, surfing the web, or a few of the other 
>>> apps, such as radio, the battery gets drained pretty quickly.
>>> 
>>> I love it though, and wouldn't trade it for anything.
>>> 
>>> It is actually what made me decide to buy a mac.
>>> 
>>> --------------------------------------------------
>>> From: "Justin Mann" <w9fyi@xxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2011 6:13 AM
>>> To: <macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: iphone
>>> 
>>>> David,
>>>> I will tell you that you will not go wrong getting a iPhone.  You will 
>>>> find that you can do more than what you can with a Nokia and Talkx. There 
>>>> is a slight learning curve with the touch screen, so you will want to give 
>>>> yourself time to work through that.  however, once you are over that 
>>>> hurtle, I think you will agree that you've made a wonderful decision.Justin
>>>> 
>>>> On Jan 16, 2011, at 4:58 AM, David Poyner wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>> My contract is abut to expire on my Nokia mobile phone with talks 
>>>>> software.  I am considering an iphone.  How accessible are they?  How 
>>>>> long does the battery last with voice over switched on?  Would I be 
>>>>> better staying with a Nokia with talks speech?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> David Poyner
>>>>> 
>>>>> Chair British Blind Sport Archery
>>>>> Go to www.bbsarchery.org.uk
>>>>> 
>>>>> chairman and webmaster St. Dunstans Archery Club
>>>>> Go to www.st-dunstans-archery-club.org.uk
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 12 Jan 2011, at 21:47, Cristina Afonso wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hy Keith!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Thank you very much for your answer! I think I wont look back too! I 
>>>>>> can't wait, just dreamming about buying my new mac! Imagine being on a 
>>>>>> stage and your computer just crashes and you loose the sound on your 
>>>>>> piano wiile you are performing a song! And you go, what is going on!!! 
>>>>>> And sometimes, because the software you are using is not that 
>>>>>> accessible, you can't interact well with it.  Do you know what I'm 
>>>>>> talking about? With a mac I'm sure that this kind of things are not 
>>>>>> suppose to happend! It is much, much, much more stable!
>>>>>> Many thanks again for your kind answer!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> All the best
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Cristina Afonso
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Keith Reedy" 
>>>>>> <keithreedy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> To: <macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 9:08 PM
>>>>>> Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: Hi everybody on the list!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Cristina, hi to you as well.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Welcome to the MAC with Voiceover learning list.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I am a musician as well and I use GarageBand 6 which comes with the 
>>>>>> iLife 11 package, however, you can download GarageBand 6 from the mac 
>>>>>> app store.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Check out the list of guides and helps here,
>>>>>> http://www.icanworkthisthing.com/docs/mac_with_voiceover/index.shtml
>>>>>> And lots of audio and recording guides and helps here,
>>>>>> http://www.icanworkthisthing.com/docs/mac_with_voiceover/audio/
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I switched to the mac nearly 6 years ago and never looked back!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Once again welcome.Keith Reedy
>>>>>> keithreedy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Jan 12, 2011, at 3:42 PM, Cristina Afonso wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hi everybody on the list!
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> My name is Cristina Afonso.
>>>>>>> I'm from Portugal and I'm a musitian. I work both as a music teacher 
>>>>>>> and as a pianist/singer performer. I'm a windows screenreader user but 
>>>>>>> I am about to convert to the Macintosh world with VoiceOver . I use a 
>>>>>>> digital sound on the stage and I already bought two labtop pc 
>>>>>>> computers, spent lots of money and both already died. I cannot cope 
>>>>>>> anymore with all the windows bugs, with all the stupid conflicts that 
>>>>>>> mr. Jaws makes with my MAudio sound card so, Ihad enough with windows 
>>>>>>> and Jaws! I'm really glad to have found this list, Many thanks for 
>>>>>>> letting me in!
>>>>>>> As a musitian, I would like to make audio recordings, use my usual 
>>>>>>> pluggins and more! I thank everybody in advance for the preciouse help 
>>>>>>> that you will give to me. When I learn well about VoiceOver and other 
>>>>>>> things, please feel free to rely on me too.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Best regards!
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Cristina Afonso
>>>>>> 
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