Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: Why not iPod?
RE: Why not iPod?
From: Sarai <bucc7465_at_bellsouth.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 19:19:51 -0500
If its ported, then I'm buying an Ipod so I can play my audible books on
it as well. An extra 40 GB of hd space is nice too. How do you navigate
the screen? Isn't the newer versions of I Pod a touch screen? I knew
Anapod was accessible but I was talking about Itunes.
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]
On Behalf Of Chris Skarstad
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 2:53 PM
Subject: RE: Why not iPod?
Anapod explorer *is* accessible, i know this because I have it and use
whenever I transfer something to my shuffle. I like it *much* better
The only access issue that I can see with Anapod Explorer is that there
a slight focus issue when dealing with the list of songs
to your iPod. It's there, but you have to route your pc cursor to your
JAWS cursor in order for it to work. so a script could fix that
problem. But in any event that's neither here nore there and off topic
here so let me get things back on track by saying that if a port of
will be made for the iPod, i will be one happy human being. and i know a
lot of other blind and visually impaired folks will as well.
At 02:43 PM 9/23/2005, you wrote:
>Well that depends on who you talk to. I think the alternative program
>is anapod? I know that AFB didn't find it accessible.
>On Behalf Of brian hartgen
>Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 2:28 PM
>Subject: Re: Why not iPod?
>iTunes is accessible with jaws for windows right now.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Sarai" <bucc7465_at_bellsouth.net>
>To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 7:31 PM
>Subject: RE: Why not iPod?
> > 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!
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
> > [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]
> > On Behalf Of Neon John
> > Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 1:23 PM
> > To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> > Subject: Why not iPod?
> > OK, right off the bat, let me say that I despise Apple, Steve Jobs
> > and
> > most of what they stand for. Ahem.
> > That said, is there any reason why the iPod isn't considered for a
> > RockBox port? It would seem that with a port of Linux running on
> > the thing, there should be enough info out there for a port.
> > As I scan the racks of even Walmart and see all the nifty
> > accessories that work only with an iPod, I have to admit that it
> > would be a nice host for RockBox. I'd LOVE to have a set of
> > amplified speakers into which my jukebox would simply snap, like
> > those offered by several different companies for the iPod.
> > I don't want to even appear to become an AppleDroid but OTOH, the
> > hardware is nice...
> > John
> > ---
> > John De Armond
> > See my website for my current email address http://www.johngsbbq.com
> > Cleveland, Occupied TN
Received on 2005-09-24