Re: how to get to computers for the blind?

Thomas N. Chan

The closest for tablet is mainly surface pro and lenovo which  comes with windows.
If you want light weight, LG Gram but its very expensive as its weighing not even 1kg or 2pound
Depends what you are after, you can get a decent chromebook and do what you are doing. surfing the net, play music, read email etc.

Thomas N. Chan

On Mon, 3 May 2021 at 10:19, Olusegun -- Victory Associates LTD, Inc. <ukekearuaro@...> wrote:
Hi Gene:

If you're seeking to be able to use MP3 DirectCut and related apps, an
Android tablet won't be your friend!  The likes of such apps HAVE NOT YET
BEEN PORTED OVER to Androidville and such a porting may never happen. 

Eloquence is gone in Androidville; it was pulled by CodeFactory 'cause,
according to it, it wasn't making enough pennies.  Furthermore, CodeFactory
WOULD NOT UPDATE its 32BIT CODE to a 64Bit one which Google requires for all
apps in the Play Store.  Only those who had previously purchased Eloquence
enjoy grandfather status.  Vocalizer is a TTS engine from the same company
and it is still being actively developed; sure costs a lot less than

The Android OS is a different animal with its peculiar learning curve.  As
of the present moment, NO WINDOWS SCREEN READER can be installed in an
Android box.  A thing or two might change in the future, or someone out
there may come up with a hack that would get several adrenalins pumping

Denver, Colorado

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