[access-uk] Re: InsideOne, was, Update on ElBraille

  • From: rajmund <brajmund2000@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:11:32 +0100

Hi Steve,

Generally speaking of specialised android note takers, couldn't one root them, then get it to somehow, change update servers?

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From: "Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date sent: Mon, 4 Apr 2016 13:19:11 +0100
Subject: [access-uk] Re: InsideOne, was, Update on ElBraille

Hi Carol,

No, you can�€셳. Because the system update checker will check their servers and not Google�€셲.

All the best


From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Carol Pearson (Redacted sender "carol.pearson29" for DMARC)
Sent: 03 April 2016 21:31
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: InsideOne, was, Update on ElBraille

Hi all, has anyone managed to get confirmation that in fact 4.2 is as far as you can go! In other words, can you really not upgrade the Android software? Until we get an answer to this we are prepared to go I'm looking at it with a view to purchase because we do think that it is a very useful piece of kit for those who do not want to go into the android itself. No doubt we will get a definite answer to this question before too long because we will keep asking�€�

Carol P

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On 3 Apr 2016, at 4:13 pm, paul leake <paul.leake@xxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:paul.leake@xxxxxxxxxxxx> > wrote:


You're right, we shouldn't always have to lag behind our sighted counterparts and you shouldn't have been told to shut up! What is such defensiveness about? It's a perfectly valid question. I realize it takes time to develop new products but for example why should it not be possible for the new touch to work with a more updated version of Android than Kitcat and that's not to rubbish the hard work that may have been put into developing the new Touch. The fact that such issue are never addressed openly speaks volumes and leads one to feel that the expectation is that we should just pretend, not ask intelligent questions and be grateful! Just my thoughts.

Kind regards,


paul.leake@xxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:paul.leake@xxxxxxxxxxxx

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From: "Aman Singer" <aman.singer@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:aman.singer@xxxxxxxxx
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date sent: Sun, 3 Apr 2016 07:43:17 -0400
Subject: [access-uk] Re: InsideOne, was, Update on ElBraille

Hi Jackie and all,

You are, of course, perfectly right about the pricing, Jackie. There is,
though, something else I would raise if I may. I was somewhat astonished to
read the specifications of this tablet, putting the price entirely to one
side. I just bought a Kangaroo PC for $150. It has better specifications
than this tablet does.  Compare the tablet�€셲 specs


to the Kangaroo�€셲 specs

<http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856659001 <http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856659001&;

o> &Tpk=kangaroo

I understand that the market for devices for the blind is
small and that the price must, therefore, be high. More accurately, that�€셲
what we are told. I�€셫 afraid I don�€셳 understand, however, why this unit, the
B2G from NBP, the new Humanware unit, and so on, have lower specifications
than far cheaper units available to the public. I asked this question on
the Android list and was, basically, told to shut up. I don�€셳 expect to get
any kind of answer, you understand, but it is a question which I think is
worth asking. Put aside the price, as I said, assume for the sake of the
argument that it�€셲 짙4000 because that�€셲 the lowest possible price the
companies can charge while still paying their employees. Can�€셳 they add less
than 5% and make sure the product is up to date when it�€셲 released?


From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Jackie Brown
Sent: April 3, 2016 5:30 AM
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: InsideOne, was, Update on ElBraille

This looks interesting from the link you provided Ed. But these prices are
ridiculous to be honest, and so prohibitive for so many!

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Jackie Brown

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[mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Edward Green
Sent: 02 April 2016 21:33
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Update on ElBraille

Hi Paul,

I suspect John is referring to the InsideOne from Inside Vision.

You can find out more at http://www.insidevision.fr/insideone_UK.html.

The Blind Bargains segment is at



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