[access-uk] Re: Alternatives to the iPad

  • From: "Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:33:41 +0100

Hi,

Good if you use Chrome, great if you use Firefox.

All the best

Steve

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-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
MJ Williams
Sent: 10 September 2014 12:06
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Alternatives to the iPad

What's web browsing like on android? How does it compare with your 
jw/nvda/window-eyes and ie/firefox?
What about file management? Is it old windows explorer style or different?
Sincerely, Matthew
At 11:41 10/09/2014, you wrote:
>Hi,
>
>There are several voices on Android, Acapela, Eloquence, Ivona, for
example.
>Try getting Eloquence on an iPad, you can't <Smile>.
>
>All the best
>Steve
>
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>Computer Room Services
>77 Exeter Close
>Stevenage
>Hertfordshire
>SG1 4PW
>Tel: +44(0)1438-742286
>Mob: +44(0)7956-334938
>Fax: +44(0)1438-759589
>Email: steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
>MJ Williams
>Sent: 09 September 2014 00:29
>To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [access-uk] Alternatives to the iPad
>
>Hello again,
>
>I thought I would start another thread on stories and opinions on
>tablet devices other than the Apple iPad.
>Steve Nutt has already mentioned the Nexus and that he is able to use
>it successfully.  Considering that Android based tablet PCs cost a
>fraction of their iOS equivalents, I think an in-depth comparison of
>the two platforms would be worth the time and effort.  Topics worth
>exploring would include the accessibility of the operating system and
>third-party software user interface for basic IT tasks (eg OS
>maintenance, file management, email, browsing the web, playing music,
>listening to daisy books and so forth).  The voices and the range of
>languages that are available on Android.  I do truly hope it isn't
>the dreaded espeak and nothing. *smile* You get the idea,anyway.
>
>By the way, I would like to thank the list for their positive
>response to my other threads so far.  This is one of the more
>positive, more responsive lists I have joined to date. So, thanks
>guys.  So, without further ado, Laissez Le Bonton Roulet!
>
>Sincerely, Matthew
>
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