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Subject: RE: Why not iPod?

RE: Why not iPod?

From: Sarai <bucc7465_at_bellsouth.net>
Date: 2005-09-23

>From all I've read and observed its not that accessible, especially on
the net. I heard it didn't work with Itunes. Read the review done by
Access World and info from the Blind Tech list. I've always wanted to
play with a Mac.

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
On Behalf Of John Panarese
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 1:55 PM
To: 'Rockbox'
Subject: RE: Why not iPod?

    What's wrong with VoiceOver? I use it all the time. In fact, this
mail is coming from a Mac.

 

John D. Panarese
Managing Director
Technologies for the Visually Impaired, Inc.
9 Nolan Court
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Tel/Fax, (631) 724-4479
Email, tvii@optonline.net
Internet, http://www.tvi-web.com

AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTORS FOR PORTSET SYSTEMS LTD, COMPSOLUTIONS VA,
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PULSEDATA, DUXBURY, DANCING DOTS, ROBOTRON, AND OTHER PRODUCTS FOR THE
BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
On Behalf Of Jonas H.
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 2:51 PM
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: Why not iPod?

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 01:31:21PM -0500, Sarai wrote:
> John,
> If you guys make it accessible i.e. it will speak, a lot of blind
> people will be happy, but you also have to make Itunes accessible as
> well, even though there is an alternative program out there to replace

> Itunes, its not that great. If you guys can make it work, I know a lot

> of blind people who will jump up and down. I just hope you do a better

> job than the programmers who made Tiger, the voice application for
> Apple. Its bad to say the least!

If Rockbox were to run on iPods, it wouldn't need iTunes. You'd simply
use it as a drive, just like Archos devices are used now.

--
Jonas H
rasher(at)rasher(dot)dk
                                                      -- no .sig today
Received on Fri Sep 23 21:43:54 2005

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