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Re: Message Supposedly from Fastmail

Pamela Dominguez
 

Yeah, that one made me wonder, too.  I wondered if there was something I didn’t know about.  Pam.
 

From: Norman
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2021 10:03 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Message Supposedly from Fastmail
 

hi.

 

This is a pretty obvious fishing attempt.

A few hints for the future to help you with things like this.

1. A well run company wouldn't implement something like this and only give it's users a weeks notice.

2. the email address, this is something most users miss, but it's a dead giveaway. If this was real i'd expect the sender to have some sort of @fastmail.com address

3, the following statement in the email.

> Please note: Failure to comply with our account verification process may lead to temporary suspension of access to our online and telephone banking service.

 

Excuse me, what? i thought you run an email service, not a banking service?

 

HTH.

 

 

On 7/16/2021 7:39 AM, Mike B. wrote:
Hi All and mainly Fastmail subscribers,
 
I received a message supposedly from Fastmail stating the following:
 
Subject line: Fastmail: Your messages are on hold status
 
Message :
Important Notice
 
Please Note: Starting from July 21 2021, we will be implementing new login authentication procedures in order to safeguard your account information. Part
of these procedures will be the introduction of our two step authentication system which will prevent access to your account by a third party, this system
will work by comparing information from the device being used to access our sites against data we previously hold regarding the devices you most frequently
use.
 
In order for us to launch these new login authentication procedures we require you to complete our account verification process this should only take you
a few minutes to complete and will help us in safeguarding your account information.
 
Get Started
 
Please note: Failure to comply with our account verification process may lead to temporary suspension of access to our online and telephone banking service.
 
Best regards,
Fastmail's support team
End of message:
 
Has any other Fastmail subscribers received this message?  I've written Fastmail and I'm waiting for a reply from them.  The email address this message above looks suspicious to me and this is why I'm asking list members that are Fastmail subscribers.
The suspicious email address is: The Fastmail Team <schoen.eric@...>
 
All input is greatly appreciated, thanks much.

 
 
Stay safe & take care.  Mike.
Just once, I want a username and password prompt to say:  "Close Enough!"
 

Virus-free. www.avg.com


Re: android external keyboard question

George McCoy
 

You can also pair a blue tooth keyboard with your Android device, just like any other blue tooth perrifferal. I do so with my Samsung galaxy J7 all the time.


welcome to episode 32 of Blind Android Users Podcast.

 

welcome to episode 32 of Blind android Users Podcast.
this and all previous episodes can be found at.
www.blindandroidusers.com
for short segments of this episode.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5iI0uwraRqpntWdOJmkRCLdubPOTc-fR
this is a very long episode, so grab some popcorn, some drinks, sit
back and enjoy.
in this episode we talk about, audio book apps including Listen Audio
Book Player, Smart Audio Book Player, Librevox Audio Books, Plaidy,
Audible and Scribd.
then for our in-focus section, we have the developer of BRLTTY, Dave Mielke
we have the next segment in Commentary screen reader in which Mariamm
shows us how to create functions to auto play messages in whatsapp
App of the week
This week, Karene Kiwan demonstrates the popular ACR Phone Dialler.
My Android Journey
Finally, our Android Journey story this week comes from Roselina Squeo.


Re: About a Chrome Book Computer

chris judge
 

Hi.

Chrome books run the google chrome operating system. They do have processors, ports, storage etc, although they are primary a cloud based device. They are accessible. Mystic access did an excellent tutorial on using the chrome book, I believe it is called A journey in productivity, and can be purchased from their site:
www.mysticaccess.com.



Chris Judge

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: July 17, 2021 1:17 PM
To: TechTalk <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] About a Chrome Book Computer

What is meant by a Chrome Book Computer? Does it--or can it--run under Windows or other operating systems or only a Google Chrome priority system? What makes it different from other Windows-based laptops? Does it have CPU, storage, ports, etc. similar to other laptops? Can it run NVDA, JAWS, Window-eyes, and other such screen readers? I found a Lenovo laptop that perports to be a Chrome Book at a very good price. I'm wondering if it would be as usable as something like a Toshiba, Dell, or others.

Opinions and facts, please.

Thanks.
Howard


Re: using firefox

heather albright
 

Oh, I just stopped using it as it seemed to load much slower than brave. I was just wondering if the new version loaded better and if they got rid of that page lag. I do use brave and some times edge as sometimes brave blocks downloads and I just pop over to edge. I have not figured out why my brave shield blocks certain things like my books off bookshare, no spam. Just wanting to know if anyone is using the latest firefox, 9 is it not? If I try it, do I just go to www.ninite.com or to the firefox download page? Does firefox have a shield blocker like brave? Thanks Heather

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Gene
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2021 4:07 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] using firefox

 

I don’t use it often but it appears to me to be slower than Chrome-based browsers but I’m not sure if it is slower enough to matter much.  If you are comparing it to how it was in the first few months after I believe it is called Quantum came out, the state of the browser at that time can’t be used to determine what you think of it now.

 

Whether you use it much or not it’s a good idea to have it on a machine.  Most of the browsers blind people use now are Chrome or Chrome-based browsers.  Firefox isn’t chrome-based.  Therefore, if a site doesn’t work well on a Chrome-based browser, if that’s what you usually use, it may work better or perhaps significantly better in Firefox.

 

Gene

-----Original Message-----

Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2021 4:00 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] using firefox

 

Hello, I have not used firefox for over a year or so. I have been using brave instead. I missed the meeting concerning the new   firefox at the nfb convention. The reason I stopped was that it was slow and kind of laggy and sometimes when it updated, it stopped working.  So can someone tell me if they have fixed these issues? Thanks Heather

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

 


Re: android external keyboard question

Angelo Sonnesso
 

You need to get an OTG adapter, and you are good to go.

 

 

73 N2DYN Angelo

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Keith S
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2021 9:59 PM
To: tech talk for the blind
Subject: [TechTalk] android external keyboard question

 

Is it possible to  attach an external USB keyboard to a samsung anroid phone?

 

I have horrible neuropathy in my fingers and cannot use touch pads with much ease like other blind and sighted users.

 

I wasked at my local walmart and they said that they had never heard of a dongle or converter like the one I am asking about.

 

Thanks for any info.

 

Keith


Re: android external keyboard question

 

hi Keith.
yes it is totally possible.
if your phone has a USB C port and if you search amazon for USB C to
USB A converter you will get lots of converters, pick any 1 and you
are good to go.
oneside of the converter will be a USB C which will connect to your
phone, other side will be a USB A which you can connect any low power
thing you want such as keyboards, mouse, storage media, excluding 3.5
inch desktop hard drives.

On 7/18/21, Keith S <ks.steinbach03@gmail.com> wrote:
Is it possible to attach an external USB keyboard to a samsung anroid
phone?

I have horrible neuropathy in my fingers and cannot use touch pads with much
ease like other blind and sighted users.

I wasked at my local walmart and they said that they had never heard of a
dongle or converter like the one I am asking about.

Thanks for any info.

Keith





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android external keyboard question

Keith S
 

Is it possible to  attach an external USB keyboard to a samsung anroid phone?
 
I have horrible neuropathy in my fingers and cannot use touch pads with much ease like other blind and sighted users.
 
I wasked at my local walmart and they said that they had never heard of a dongle or converter like the one I am asking about.
 
Thanks for any info.
 
Keith


Re: using firefox

Gene
 

I don’t use it often but it appears to me to be slower than Chrome-based browsers but I’m not sure if it is slower enough to matter much.  If you are comparing it to how it was in the first few months after I believe it is called Quantum came out, the state of the browser at that time can’t be used to determine what you think of it now.
 
Whether you use it much or not it’s a good idea to have it on a machine.  Most of the browsers blind people use now are Chrome or Chrome-based browsers.  Firefox isn’t chrome-based.  Therefore, if a site doesn’t work well on a Chrome-based browser, if that’s what you usually use, it may work better or perhaps significantly better in Firefox.
 
Gene

-----Original Message-----
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2021 4:00 PM
Subject: [TechTalk] using firefox
 

Hello, I have not used firefox for over a year or so. I have been using brave instead. I missed the meeting concerning the new   firefox at the nfb convention. The reason I stopped was that it was slow and kind of laggy and sometimes when it updated, it stopped working.  So can someone tell me if they have fixed these issues? Thanks Heather

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


using firefox

heather albright
 

Hello, I have not used firefox for over a year or so. I have been using brave instead. I missed the meeting concerning the new   firefox at the nfb convention. The reason I stopped was that it was slow and kind of laggy and sometimes when it updated, it stopped working.  So can someone tell me if they have fixed these issues? Thanks Heather

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


Re: What does anyone think of his site: Web Accessibilityis accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508]

heather albright
 

I absolutely  hate over lays. It is not accessible at all, they should be illegal. If a site is using one, I figure they do not want my business  and go else where.

Cheers Heather  

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Greg Wocher
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2021 2:38 PM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Cc: TechTalk Mailing List
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What does anyone think of his site: Web Accessibilityis accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508]

 

Hello,

Absolutely do not use these people. They are a rip off. As a matter of fact they were a sponsor of the NFB convention and then were pulled because of how bad they are. They can not deliver what they promise. Here is a link to the overlay fact sheet which can explain things better than I can.

This link should tell you what you need to know. 

Greg Wocher

 



On Jul 17, 2021, at 3:28 PM, Ron Canazzi <aa2vm@...> wrote:

 

Hi Group,

My church wants to know if this type of fee for accessibility service would be worth the $49.00 monthly.
Web Accessibility is accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508] —
https://accessibe.com/

I visited some of the sites referenced and they look good, but I am wondering what other people think of such a service.

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Re: What does anyone think of his site: Web Accessibility is accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508]

Brian Zolo
 

Hey there, Ron, frankly, I wouldn't recommend this site as there have been complaints made against them from the NFB. They do lots of advertising but their actions don't match their claims. Tell your church to avoid them like the plague! Have a great day! Brian Zolo (feel free to call me BZ, grin!

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2021 3:28 PM
To: TechTalk Mailing List <TechTalk@groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] What does anyone think of his site: Web Accessibility is accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508]

Hi Group,

My church wants to know if this type of fee for accessibility service would be worth the $49.00 monthly.
Web Accessibility is accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508] — https://accessibe.com/

I visited some of the sites referenced and they look good, but I am wondering what other people think of such a service.

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Re: What does anyone think of his site: Web Accessibility is accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508]

Greg Wocher
 

Hello,
Absolutely do not use these people. They are a rip off. As a matter of fact they were a sponsor of the NFB convention and then were pulled because of how bad they are. They can not deliver what they promise. Here is a link to the overlay fact sheet which can explain things better than I can.
This link should tell you what you need to know. 
Greg Wocher


On Jul 17, 2021, at 3:28 PM, Ron Canazzi <aa2vm@...> wrote:

Hi Group,

My church wants to know if this type of fee for accessibility service would be worth the $49.00 monthly.
Web Accessibility is accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508] —
https://accessibe.com/

I visited some of the sites referenced and they look good, but I am wondering what other people think of such a service.

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What does anyone think of his site: Web Accessibility is accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508]

Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Group,

My church wants to know if this type of fee for accessibility service would be worth the $49.00 monthly.
Web Accessibility is accessiBe [ADA - WCAG 2.1 - Section 508] —
https://accessibe.com/

I visited some of the sites referenced and they look good, but I am wondering what other people think of such a service.

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For a nation to admit it has done grevous wrongs and will strive to correct them for the betterment of all is no vice;
For a nation to claim it has always been great, needs no improvement and to cling to its past achievements is no virtue!


Re: About a Chrome Book Computer

Monte Single
 

Hi Howard,

A chrome book is a google laptop. It is not a windows machine and you cannot install window programs on it.
It has its own screenreader called chrome vox I think.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: July 17, 2021 10:17 AM
To: TechTalk <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] About a Chrome Book Computer

What is meant by a Chrome Book Computer? Does it--or can it--run under Windows or other operating systems or only a Google Chrome priority system? What makes it different from other Windows-based laptops? Does it have CPU, storage, ports, etc. similar to other laptops? Can it run NVDA, JAWS, Window-eyes, and other such screen readers? I found a Lenovo laptop that perports to be a Chrome Book at a very good price. I'm wondering if it would be as usable as something like a Toshiba, Dell, or others.

Opinions and facts, please.

Thanks.
Howard


question for a Abby Fine Reader 12 user

Loy
 

In Abby Fine Reader 12 where is the option to change the scanner selection when two scanners are connected to computer?


About a Chrome Book Computer

Howard Traxler
 

What is meant by a Chrome Book Computer?  Does it--or can it--run under Windows or other operating systems or only a Google Chrome priority system?  What makes it different from other Windows-based laptops?  Does it have CPU, storage, ports, etc. similar to other laptops?  Can it run NVDA, JAWS, Window-eyes, and other such screen readers?  I found a Lenovo laptop that perports to be a Chrome Book at a very good price.  I'm wondering if it would be as usable as something like a Toshiba, Dell, or others.

Opinions and facts, please.

Thanks.
Howard


Re: new win access list

Nimer Jaber
 

Hello,


Thanks.

On Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 10:27 PM Monte Single <mrsingle@...> wrote:

Hi list,

 

What is the new addy for the old win 10 list?

 

Thanks,

 

Monte



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new win access list

Monte Single
 

Hi list,

 

What is the new addy for the old win 10 list?

 

Thanks,

 

Monte


Re: Sorting Account Names in Thunderbird

Mike B.
 


Hi Rich,
 
Below is a low traffic Thunderbird list that might get you more help.
 
Group Email Addresses
Post:
thunderbird@groups.io

list end
 
 
 
Stay safe & take care.  Mike.
Just once, I want a username and password prompt to say:  "Close Enough!"
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2021 8:04 AM
Subject: [TechTalk] Sorting Account Names in Thunderbird

I installed the Thunderbird add-on to enable manual sorting of my email
accounts. Now how do I move them into an order that I prefer?


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