Re: Blindshell phone questions


That's you Pam, and I mostly agree with you myself, but I've become
aware that there are some blind people out there who don't use a
computer at all but a phone to do such things as email, search the
internet, etc.

Stay safe,


On 12/6/20, Pamela Dominguez <> wrote:
I wait until I am at the computer to check my email. Pam.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mary Smith via
Sent: Saturday, December 05, 2020 5:10 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Blindshell phone questions

Monty,if I had to choose between access to a browser or an Email client
on a phone, I'd go for the second. A browser would be nice but being
able to check Email is important to me.

On 2020-12-05 5:06 p.m., Monte Single wrote:
Hi List,

The Blind Shell Classic is an interesting animal.
It has a combination of features that I like;
First, it has keys you can feel. Smart phone don't, there may be an
Second, you can dictate text messages to the Blind Shell Classic.
So-called "feature" phones do have buttons, but you cannot dictate text
So, personally, I am living with a second-hand I phone 7 to which I can
dictate text messages, but it has no buttons.
When it comes to entering info, passwords, codes, card numbers, etc, on

smart phone, I'm a clutz.

I would buy a Blind Shell Classic, but right now, it's just a bit pricey
given the difference between the value of the Canadian and US
Personally I don't care that the Blind Shell Classic does not have a
That's my story and I'm sticking to it!

Cheers, and live safely,

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of
Sent: December 5, 2020 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Blindshell phone questions

Oh yes, I did hear that the Shell does not have a browser.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Saturday, December 5, 2020 12:34 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Blindshell phone questions

Hi Olusegun,

I think that user installed apps is not a feature of the blind shell
classic; the blind shell classic does not have a browser.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of
Olusegun -- Victory Associates LTD, Inc.
Sent: December 5, 2020 11:23 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Blindshell phone questions

Terrilynne, pardon me for being behind the curtains! I'm thinking you
a smart toy of some kind like many of us in this space.

For the Breaking News you're receiving from your local radio station, did
you have to install an app on your smart toy?

If YES in the affirmative, you'll need to know whether or not you can
install your own preferred apps on the Blindshell toy because if you
you'd need to weigh your options carefully with regards to adopting it
your smart toy family. For me, to receive news from the New York Times
an example, I must install its app on any of my toys dedicated for such

A Push Notification, if enabled on a smart toy, simply alerts you when
there's something cooking with respect to an app that supports it.
I have the Robinhood app installed on my toys; I'm monitoring a few
so, each day as the market closes, the app pushes to me a notification
lets me know how well the stocks I'm monitoring did for that particular
Some E-mail apps support Push Notification and will work the same way.

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