Re: [BCAB] Accessible Blackberries Ian Macrae 02 Sep 2011 12:51 BST
Clive, it depends what you need the mobile device for. My understanding is that there is still some way to go on Blackberry access. It certainly doesn't have the onboard options that the iPhone has. But, for instance, I access email accounts from both my home and work Windows machines via my iPhone, and if that's what you need to be able to do, then that product would do the trick. You can also sync iPhone and desk-based Outlook calendars so that appointments are recorded on both devices and alerts pop up on them. Ian Macrae Editor Disability Now 6 Market Road London N7 9PW ++44 20 7619 7760 ext 2760 ++44 7824 900855 www.disabilitynow.org.uk -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Clive.Lever@kent.gov.uk Sent: 02 September 2011 11:59 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [BCAB] Accessible Blackberries Hello all, is there such a thing as a Blackberry that will accommodate speech output? If not, what alternatives would you recommend? Suggested devices must be Windows compatible, as my employers haven't gone down the Apple route. Thanks, Clive Clive Lever Diversity and Equality Officer Kent County Council Office: 01622 221163 Email: email@example.com Kent County Council Room 1.15 Sessions House Maidstone, Kent. ME14 1XQ -- To find out more about BCAB and the benefits that membership can bring, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/ To manage your subscription to the BCAB mailing list, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/bcab-discussion-list/ To discuss matters relating to the mailing list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Scope is a registered charity (number 208231) and a company limited by guarantee (number 520866). Our registered office is at 6 Market Road, London N7 9PW, England. Our VAT number is 805156939. Visit our website at http://www.scope.org.uk This message, and any file(s) transmitted with it are confidential and are intended only for the person(s) to whom they have been addressed by the sender. This message may contain confidential and/or privileged material. If you are not the intended recipient of this message, or if you believe it was transmitted to you in error, you are required to delete the message and any copies of it, and to notify the sender immediately. Any unauthorised disclosure, copying, distribution, or printing of this message or accompanying files, or unauthorised use of any information contained therein, by anyone other than the intended recipient(s) is prohibited and may be unlawful. Any views expressed in this message or in any file(s) transmitted with it are those of the author, and may not necessarily represent the views of Scope.