Hello all, We all have different methods of getting things done Dennis Bartlett Email: dennis.bartlett1@xxxxxxxxx Skype: dsbartlett Twitter: dsbartlett Phone: 760.702.6643 . I have found over the last 22 years of being involved in access technology that not one shoe fits everyone. What works for me may not work for you, but we all have to keep an open mind. There just might be something you pick up that will help. Then there is practicality. Am I going to carry a Brailler on vacation or for a day trip? Probably not, but I might have some moment of creativity that I want to put down. An iPhone or iPad could certainly allow me to do this. Can I receive email on my Brailler? Not at this time, although there are new Brailers that will allow me to send output to a regular printer. Do I need a dedicated notetaker at current prices? Absolutely not, but if that's what you want, and you have unlimited resources then go for it. Personally, given governmentt cutbacks off-the-shelf technology makes much more sense. Should I buy a new Windows PC then spend three times the amount that the PC costs for a screen reader? If the government is paying for it, of course, that's what will happen. Wouldn't it make more sense to pay a little more for a computer that has a fully functional screen reader, and screen magnification include? This makes sense to me, but not the government. These are just a few thoughts for us to think about as we make our choices in the technology we use.