Joe, here is some info from another list on Nokia and Mobile Speak: consider platform as much as access technology. For one thing, Windows Phone, also known as Windows Mobile 7, which is the current version of Windows for smart phones is not accessible to the blind, and will not work with any speech access software. Also, Nokia has plans to abandon its current platform, and will most likely go with Windows Phone. So if you are buying for the future, it would not make sense to invest in either Talx or Mobile Speak, because until Windows Phone is made accessible, these programs will have no market." This person went on to argue that the I-phone is the only viable platform for a smart phone for the visually impaired at this time. Yes, he did know about the recent advances in making Android accessible, but he described Android's accessibility as still being "hit or miss" in quality. He went on to say if you don't like the idea of an I-phone being locked to only one of two carriers, you can go to EBay and buy an unlocked I-phone, but you'll pay a lot more for it, as the cost is subsidized heavily by these two carriers when you buy a locked phone with them. hth, Chip ________________________________ From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joe Plummer Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 7:45 AM To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [tabi] Nokia phones and Mobile Speak! Hi, I would like to know if any of you have used the Nokia phones with MS ( Mobile Speak)? I am especially interested in the Nokia E71 and MS, but Nokia and MS in general is ok. Thanks for any input. Sign, JP ( Joe Plummer) joeplummer@xxxxxxx Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI and please make suggestions for new material. if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.