[access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems

  • From: "Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:27:11 +0100

Hi,

They can help yes, but they are not rubber.  It is merely a screen protector
with dots.

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 18:44
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems

Speed dots, that's it.  I thought it was rubber.
Do they help?
At 14:54 10/09/2014, you wrote:
>Hi,#
>
>I don't know of a rubber one.  Are you talking about SpeedDots?  I don't
use
>it, but some love it.
>
>All the best
>
>Steve
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
>MJ Williams
>Sent: 09 September 2014 02:29
>To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
>
>By the way, does anyone use the tactile rubber overlay with their iOS
>device?  i hear it makes the experience of interacting with the touch
>screen a lot less painful.
>Matt
>
>At 00:19 09/09/2014, you wrote:
> >Certainly if I put it on charge and as it comes on it definitely
vibrates.
> >----- Original Message ----- From: "MJ Williams"
> ><matthewjwilliams101@xxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:09 AM
> >Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >
> >
> >>That's very interesting. Has anyone else tried this? I think it's
> >>worth experimenting.
> >>Matthew
> >>At 00:0rt1 09/09/2014, you wrote:
> >>>Just jumping in on this discussion and thread.  I think it is here
> >>>that there was mention of the lack of vibration on the iPhone in
> >>>turning it on. I find that if I have the phone on a firm surface
> >>>and turn it on it vibrates.
> >>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>Sent: Monday, September 08, 2014 8:21 AM
> >>>Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Hi Carol,
> >>>>
> >>>>Try it when you have sighted help.  I bet you're not holding the
button
>in
> >>>>quite long enough first go.
> >>>>
> >>>>This is one area of the iPhone that is shamefully
> >>>>inaccessible.  It wouldn't
> >>>>have hurt them to make it vibrate when it's time to release the
> >>>>button, like
> >>>>they do with Android phones.
> >>>>
> >>>>All the best
> >>>>
> >>>>Steve
> >>>>
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> >>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf
>Of
> >>>>carol.pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>Sent: 07 September 2014 15:55
> >>>>To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >>>>
> >>>>Can only add, Jackie, that my iPhone, mysteriously perhaps, has
> >>>>never booted
> >>>>for me on first boot, even if i count really carefully, add or
subtract
>a
> >>>>sec or two whilst holding in the button. I always have to boot the
>second
> >>>>time!
> >>>>
> >>>>Carol P
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>----- Original Message -----
> >>>>From: Steve Nutt <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>>To:  access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>CC:
> >>>>Date: Friday, 5 September 2014 11.38 pm
> >>>>Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Hi,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>No, you've missed nothing.  Android vibrates, but not Apple.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>All the best
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Steve
> >>>>>
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>>From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf
> >>>>Of
> >>>>>Jackie Brown
> >>>>>Sent: 05 September 2014 18.31
> >>>>>To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>>Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >>>>>
> >>>>>This proves there is nothing definitive that I have missed, (smile).
> >>>>Apple,
> >>>>>let's have a vibratory or audible sound, please?  Glad it isn't just
>me!
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Kind regards,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Jackie Brown
> >>>>>
> >>>>>----- Original Message -----
> >>>>>From: Barry Hill <barry.hill3@xxxxxxx>
> >>>>>To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>>Date: Friday, 5 September 2014 16.54
> >>>>>Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Not perfect, but very simple.  I flip the mute on and off.  If the
>phone
> >>>>>doesn't vibrate, it's turned off.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Cheers
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Barry
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>>From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf
> >>>>>Of
> >>>>>Jackie Brown
> >>>>>Sent: Friday, September 05, 2014 3.42 PM
> >>>>>To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>>Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Perhaps this is just me, but I find it difficult to know whether my
>iPhone
> >>>>>is off or on when I have needed to reboot it, say having been on an
> >>>>>aircraft.  Nokia handsets gave me a definite vibration when they
turned
> >>>>>on,
> >>>>>as does my S4 Mini with Telorion.  But I never know whether I have
held
> >>>>>the
> >>>>>power button in long enough for the iPhone, and therefore don't know
if
>it
> >>>>>is booting or not.  Is there a definitive way of knowing this without
> >>>>>seeing
> >>>>>the screen light up?  Other than that, I have no complaints about
> >>>>>accessibility of built-in apps and restoration etc.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Kind regards,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Jackie Brown
> >>>>>Emails: jackieannbrown62@xxxxxxxxx
> >>>>>thebrownsplace@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>>Twitter: @thebrownsplace
> >>>>>Skype: Thejackmate
> >>>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>>From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf
> >>>>>Of
> >>>>>Barry Hill
> >>>>>Sent: 05 September 2014 13.20
> >>>>>To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>>Subject: [access-uk] Re: Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >>>>>
> >>>>>There are some apps that I've installed that have unlabelled buttons,
>and
> >>>>>one or two that are just impossible to use with VO, but accessibility
>of
> >>>>>the
> >>>>>iPhone itself seems to be just fine.  I've done resets and fresh
>installs
> >>>>>with no problems.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>The thing I do think could be better is accessibility of iTunes.
It's
>a
> >>>>>lot
> >>>>>better than it was, but it's still not easy.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Cheers
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Barry
> >>>>>
> >>>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>>From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf
> >>>>>Of
> >>>>>MJ Williams
> >>>>>Sent: 04 September 2014 19.52
> >>>>>To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>>Subject: [access-uk] Top 3 iPhone accessibility Problems
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Hello list,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>This is for regular and experienced iPhone users:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>What would be your top 3 accessibility issues with the iPhone?  For
> >>>>>example,
> >>>>>are there instances where sighted assistance is simply unavoidable
for
> >>>>>performing an operating system related task?  Can one reset the phone
>to
> >>>>>default factory settings without sighted help?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Sincerely,
> >>>>>Matthew
> >>>>>
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> >>>>>ists$org
> >>>>>Subject: [access-uk] Re: BBC-Licence changes?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Do Virgin have the same level of accessibility as Sky Steve?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Kind regards,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Paul
> >>>>>  Twitter: @paulleake1
> >>>>>
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>  ----- Original Message -----
> >>>>>From: ";Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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