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Subject: Re: Blind user has Rock Box Questions

Re: Blind user has Rock Box Questions

From: Woody Anna Dresner <>
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:45:38 -1000

Hi Sarai,

Now that it's morning, I'll answer a few more of your questions. By
the way, your list of questions was sent twice.

At 12:05 PM 12/30/2006, you wrote:
>4. The contacts, calendar, and notes, are they accessible? Are they
>menus, or items on the hard drive?

These are folders created by the Apple firmware. You could store
text files in Notes and sync with Outlook to read contacts and
calendar, but these features aren't accessible.

>5. Are any of the games accessible with the speech?

I'm pretty sure they aren't.

>6. The manual talks about the WPS, and hitting the long play to
>access the choices, is this accessible?

Yes it is. So are the choices when you press the Select button.

>9. If I hook up the player to the AC adapter, or to the USB port is
>it automatically charging?
>It charges automatically if you hook it up to the USB port. You
>have to hold down some button while plugging it into the wall;
>sorry, but I don't remembre which one right now. I generally switch
>to the Apple firmware before charging from the wall, as I then don't
>have to hold anything down while plugging in and wonder if I did it right.

The FM transmitter should work fine with RB running. I don't know
whether the battery will charge, though.

Received on 2006-12-31

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