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Subject: Re: Questions about IPod Nano

Re: Questions about IPod Nano

From: William Lomas <>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 17:31:06 +0200


i am probably the only person on list now who is using a macintosh
computer with voice over. i tunes does not even work with a macintosh
and voice over i.e. i cant access anything. i wonder, can i use disk
mode, and does that make the IPod show up as an extra drive on my mac
so i can just copy and paste files too it? also, will rockbox work on
the new generation of i pods, specifically the eighty gig hard drive
based model? i think it is sixth gen or fifth gen, not too sure. i
assume there are instructions for installing rockbox on an i pod via
a macintosh for a totally blind person? i am beeing asked, if i want
and IPod for xmas and i am tempted. regards, william lomas, UK.
On Oct 3, 2006, at 9:14 AM, Woody Anna Dresner wrote:

> Hi Juan,
> Georg Kellerer wrote:
> in my oppinion the ipod nano is not usable for blind people iven
> with an
> installed rockbox.
> I respectfully disagree. Many blind people are using the first
> generation iPod Nano successfully, and would love to see Rockbox
> function on the second generation one as well. I am totally blind,
> and though the click wheel took some getting used to, it works
> quite well, especially now that Rockbox is so stable. And I am by
> no means the only totally blind person using it. This is
> definitely a viable product for many blind users.
> Regards,
> Anna
Received on 2006-10-04

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