Re: how to get to computers for the blind?

John Holcomb II

Better? No, just different.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Carolyn
Sent: Monday, May 03, 2021 11:20 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] how to get to computers for the blind?

If TalkBack is used on the Android tablet purchased, as it was on mine, it
is better than anything available on Windows.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Olusegun -- Victory Associates
LTD, Inc.
Sent: Sunday, May 2, 2021 10:19 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] how to get to computers for the blind?

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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