Re: [BCAB] Kindle Fire Jackie Cairns 29 Nov 2012 10:48 GMT

Hi

I've written to them and got a response that, would you believe it, told me
how to turn on speech guide and the TTS for reading.  I had to laugh, having
explained exactly the difficulties with using their devices and the limited
functionality of the KK.

But whoever posted that it is great to have access to books as they become
available by using what limitations the KK has, is correct.  I have come
late to this as I was doubtful that I could indeed listen to synthetic
speech to read to me, but it's ok and worth it over waiting for books that
may or may not reach us through Audible or talking book.

Kind Regards,

Jackie Cairns

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Neela
Sent: 28 November 2012 12:15
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Subject: Re: [BCAB] Kindle Fire

I still think we need to put more pressure on Amazon Jackie.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jackie Cairns" <jackie.cairnsplace@btinternet.com>
To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:11 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Kindle Fire

> Hi Paul
>
> Right, that clarifies things, thanks.  I thought I had read that the Fire
> wasn't accessible, but hadn't realised there were different versions of
> it.
> Amazon seem to think they have done enough with accessibility as it is, so
> nobody hold their breath!
>
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Jackie Cairns
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Porter,
> Paul
> Sent: 28 November 2012 11:24
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> Subject: [BCAB] Kindle Fire
>
> From googling I'm not sure if the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is going to be
> available in the UK. The Kindle Fire HD 7 is on the Amazon UK store.
>
> Paul
>
>
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