Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions Jackie Cairns 13 Nov 2012 10:20 GMT

Hi Wendy

Yes I know, but thanks for telling me.

Kind Regards,

Jackie Cairns

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From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of wendy tomes
Sent: 12 November 2012 17:40
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Subject: Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions

Hi Jackie
The Kindle Fire Is Not Accessible
There is Links in This blog
http://bdmtech.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/is-kindle-fire-accessible.html

KindleAndroidaccessibletext-to-speechbraille display support (NFB.org)

Hope this helps.
Wendy  Keith
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From: Jackie Cairns <jackie.cairnsplace@btinternet.com>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions
To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
Date: Monday, 12 November, 2012, 13:29

I think people have done that without success.  Of course I'll try, but my
contribution won't be any better than anyone elses.

Kind Regards,

Jackie Cairns

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From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Neela
Sent: 10 November 2012 09:24
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Subject: Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions

Why not write to Amazon Jackie.
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From: "Jackie Cairns" <jackie.cairnsplace@btinternet.com>
To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: Friday, November 09, 2012 12:11 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions

> Then I have the Kindle Keyboard sussed, but was only wondering if
> there were any commands that might be useful I had missed.  It is such
> a pity Amazon have been so half-hearted about Kindle accessibility.
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Jackie Cairns
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Ian
> Macrae
> Sent: 09 November 2012 11:59
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> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions
>
> the only way to get the battery status is to wait until it is low
> enough for the low battery warning to show itself.  there is a visual
> indicator at the top right of the reading screen, but this is not
> rendered by the TTS. As the TTS's functionality is relatively limited,
> there aren't that many commands you need to know. Start and stop
> reading with the spacebar.  Turn TTS on and off via the page
> preferences button (right of spacebar).  while speech is running, use
> this same button to select either male or female voice and speed from
> three options.  think that's it.
>
> Think continuous reading on the iPhone is 3 fingered downward swipe.
>
> Ian Macrae
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>
> On 9 Nov 2012, at 11:49, Jackie Cairns wrote:
>
> Firstly, in relation to reading within the iBooks app on an Apple
> device, could someone please tell me the gesture for continuous read? 
> Is there a way of listening to a book without having to turn the page?
>
> Secondly, regarding the Kindle Keyboard, how do you ascertain the
> battery status please?  And is there a list of commands using
text-to-speech?
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Jackie Cairns
>
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