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Subject: Re: using i pod

Re: using i pod

From: Peter Verhoeven <carina.peter_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2006 15:10:49 +0100

2006/11/1, Peter Verhoeven <carina.peter_at_gmail.com>:
> Hi,
>
> Can't you get audiobooks from a labrary for the blind? Here in the
> Netherlands we have them on CD in Daisy format. I copy all the MP3
> files in a direcotry on my Rockbox enabled Nano, enabled bookmarking
> and I never had such a good audiobook listening experience. Thanks
> developers of Rockbox, it's realy great!
>
> I tried listening to audiobooks with the Apple firmware, but after
> charging the battery resume didn't work anymore and I have to search
> for where I was in the book.
>
> BTW: I boycot shops like itunes and audible forcing me to use special
> software and hardware.
>
> Peter Verhoeven
>
> 2006/11/1, Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>:
> > Hi Celeste you ask:
> > When I spoke with someone at audible.com last week they told me that you
> > have to use i-tunes to download audible books. They said that it's not
> very
> > user
> > friendly with JAWS. My blind friends in Phoenix who used to sell adaptive
> > technology agreed with that. Does rockbox help with the use of i-tunes or
> > is
> > there a way to use it successfully?
> >
> > The short answer iis no. IN fact, you don't need Itunes to use Rockbox.
> > You will likely need Itunes to initialize your IPOD however once you
> install
> > Rockbox you can blow Itunes away.
> > Rockgbox will not support audible content. You can read more about .AA &
> > MP3 formats at:
> > http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_view.cfm/5/103313
> > Thanks
> > Your welcome...rocker
> > .
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Celeste" <celestew_at_comcast.net>
> > To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 10:03 PM
> > Subject: Re: using i pod
> >
> >
> > When I spoke with someone at audible.com last week they told me that you
> > have to use i-tunes to download audible books. They said that it's not
> very
> > user friendly with JAWS. My blind friends in Phoenix who used to sell
> > adaptive technology agreed with that. Does rockbox help with the use of
> > i-tunes or is there a way to use it successfully?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > I hope I'm not asking stupid questions. I just don't want to purchase a
> > player and wish later that I had waited or purchased something else.
> >
> > Thanks again.
> >
> > Celeste
> >
> >
>
Received on 2006-11-01


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