Re: how to get to computers for the blind?
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What kind of tablet are you thinking of?
You know the flavours, Ipad, Android, or Windows.
Both the ipad and windows tablets are more expensive than a new, basic win10 machine.
Many of the android tablets are less expensive, but I think you would get more for your money with a purchase from Computers for the Blind.
As a Canadian, I cannot access services from Computers for the blind, but, overall, I have heard more good than bad comments on these lists FOR THAT ORGANIZATION.
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: May 2, 2021 1:12 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] how to get to computers for the blind?
While I don’t know how many people have good experiences or bad, since I don’t want to upgrade to Windows 10 and I don’t want to spend much money to gget something I don’t want, I may gamble on a purchase. the worst that can happen is that I loose something like $150 on a laptop and I’d rather gamble and hope to win.
But I wonder if I should get a tablet instead and use it with an external keyboard. I haven’t checked about prices but my impression is that tablets are cheaper than computers and a good one can do basic tasks such as browsing, e-mail, and streaming well.
I’d be interested in opinions about what might be the better choice.
I have had no issues with my desktop computer from Computers for the Blind which I have had for quite a while. It came with windows 7, but now I have installed windows 10 on it.
Thanks Steve, I’ll keep that I mind. Jim
Is this the outfit in Texas? I know about a dozen people who've dealt with them, and none have come away satisfied, either with hardware received or support thereof. Caveat emptor.
On 4/28/2021 9:42 PM, John Holcomb II wrote: