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Re: list and comparrison of different amazon speakers

 

if you are looking for good quality sound and high definition I would recommend the fire stick HD with Alexa remote. This will give you a good picture. The sound will come out of your TV so as long as you have a good sounding TV that should work. Other devices will not be able to stream the picture from your TV.
Hope this helps,



Ashley Breger

On Mar 25, 2020, at 9:05 AM, Fanus <buys.fanus@gmail.com> wrote:

Hello list
Where can I look for such a list? I am actually looking for a device to
stream audio and vidio to my tv via HDMI.
Regards
Fanus





list and comparrison of different amazon speakers

Fanus
 

Hello list
Where can I look for such a list? I am actually looking for a device to
stream audio and vidio to my tv via HDMI.
Regards
Fanus


popovers

Monte Single
 

Greetings Social Distancers and Dancers.

 

On this pc I’m using win7 with chrome and nvda.  All are current versions I think.

Recently,  in the las  couple weeks,  when I go to the audible website, and arrow down through the titles my search have generated,  I hear nvda say “popover” when I land on a title.

Anyone know what popovers are?

How do you interact with them?

 

Thanks,  for keeping your distance, and for being so near.

 

Monte


Re: The Blaze ET, do you like it?

Steven Johnson
 

From my understanding, you don't have to have a computer to enjoy a lot of
the Blaze functionality. You can download BARD books with it, it has a
so-so color identifier, you can record with it, and I understand that the
OCR feature is serviceable. I just wish that I could find a way to charge
the battery in mine so I could check it out.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of jan
howells via Groups.Io
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:17 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] The Blaze ET, do you like it?

I have the station on the Victor Reader Stream. If you need a computer for
the Blaze ET, I will be looking for a home to sell it. I traded someone a
$900 piece of equipment that I had, but of course I would not sell this for
that much as it is less than that from HIMS. I do like the fact that you
can record from fm radio on it, though. I am unable to get anything on the
fm, but that is because I live where there are a lot of mountains, and I am
living in an apt building that has 11 floors in a highrise.
That is a lot of concrete and steel. There are medical buildings all around
with medical equipment interference. I would have to find out how much this
is from HIMS, and then make it less. I did not know that you needed a
computer to use it, or I would not have traded.

Jan Howells


Deleting Dropbox folders No Longer In Use

Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Group,

Someone wanted to know about how to delete Drop Box folders that are no longer in use.  I must have deleted the original post, so I am sending this to a number of lists.

When I deleted the shared folder on my system--the path is c:\users\<computer name>\dropgox, after a few minutes, they disappear on the website when you log into your account using the browser.

Some people have indicated that this is not the case.  On my system, this is what happens.

--
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They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


This week on Eyes On Success: Narrator, Now Better Than Ever

blueskies11
 

This week on Eyes On Success:

2013 Narrator, Now Better Than Ever (Mar. 25, 2020)
Show Notes
Over the past few years, Microsoft has added a number of major enhancements to the Narrator screen reader that is built into Windows. Hosts Nancy and Peter talk with Jeff Bishop, a program manager in the accessibility team at Microsoft, about some of Narrator’s new features, and why, if you haven’t used Narrator in a while, it might be worth a second look.

 

The audio, show notes, and much more can be found at:

www.EyesOnSuccess.net

 

Subscribe to the podcast wherever you get your podcasts if you don’t want to miss an episode.  You can also listen on your smart home device by simply saying “play Eyes On Success podcast”.  Try it out!

 

Also, be sure to check out the search feature on the main page to find shows of interest by keyword, topic, or show number in the archive of over 450 episodes.

 

Enjoy!

 

Check out Eyes On Success (formerly ViewPoints)

A weekly, half hour audio program for people living with vision loss.

Find out more about the show and get links to past episodes at:

       www.EyesOnSuccess.net

Find the podcast on iTunes or use the URL:

       www.EyesOnSuccess.net/eos_podcast

Find us on social media at:

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Re: The Blaze ET, do you like it?

jan howells <gale7978@...>
 

I have the station on the Victor Reader Stream. If you need a computer for the Blaze ET, I will be looking for a home to sell it. I traded someone a $900 piece of equipment that I had, but of course I would not sell this for that much as it is less than that from HIMS. I do like the fact that you can record from fm radio on it, though. I am unable to get anything on the fm, but that is because I live where there are a lot of mountains, and I am living in an apt building that has 11 floors in a highrise. That is a lot of concrete and steel. There are medical buildings all around with medical equipment interference. I would have to find out how much this is from HIMS, and then make it less. I did not know that you needed a computer to use it, or I would not have traded.

Jan Howells


Re: Installing a template for my blog

Rayn Darren
 

HI Leo,

 

I’m a web designer, I’d be happy to help you out. Feel free to contact me off list. I also offer hosting if you’re interested 😊

 

Sarah

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Leo Bado
Sent: Saturday, March 21, 2020 8:31 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Installing a template for my blog

 

Hi everyone,

Does anyone know if there is a way to install a theme or template in a WordPress free plan?

When I try to install a theme for my blog, a message pops up prompting me to upgrade my plan from a free plan to a business plan. Is there a way to skip over this step?

If not, does anyone know about other hosting websites for personal blogs in which I don’t have to pay anything, and where I can install themes or templates that I have on my computer?

 

-- 
Best,
   Leo


Re: Seeking help with iTunes and either NVDA or Narrator?

Gene
 

Try using the JAWS bypass command JAWS key 3 on the main keyboard, execute the command, then do what is next.  The bypass command, as you likely know, allows the next command to bypass JAWS and go directly to the application.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:31 PM
Subject: [TechTalk] Seeking help with iTunes and either NVDA or Narrator?
 

Hi List, I am having trouble rearranging the order of songs in various iTunes 12.8.0150 playlists.  None of the latter versions of Jaws, 2018 through 2020, will let me select and move a song to a different place in my list. 

 

When Jaws is not running, the commands of: Shift plus Down Arrow will select and then Control plus C for Copy or Control X for Cut do work. 

 

However, when I do the exact same commands with my Jaws running, they do not work.

 

Therefore, I would very much like to be able to talk to someone while I am actually trying to do these actions with either NVDA or Narrator. 

 

I have read up a bit on them and have tried to make this work but have not yet had any success.

 

If you are able and willing to help, please email me privately at: vrvaughan63@... and we could exchange phone numbers off list.  I don’t think this will take much of your time, but since my task, after I can once again work independently with these songs, will take quite a bit of time, I cannot get sighted assistance with it.

 

Thank you very much for any help!

 

Sincerely, Vicky V


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Seeking help with iTunes and either NVDA or Narrator?

Vicky Vaughan
 

Hi List, I am having trouble rearranging the order of songs in various iTunes 12.8.0150 playlists.  None of the latter versions of Jaws, 2018 through 2020, will let me select and move a song to a different place in my list. 

 

When Jaws is not running, the commands of: Shift plus Down Arrow will select and then Control plus C for Copy or Control X for Cut do work. 

 

However, when I do the exact same commands with my Jaws running, they do not work.

 

Therefore, I would very much like to be able to talk to someone while I am actually trying to do these actions with either NVDA or Narrator. 

 

I have read up a bit on them and have tried to make this work but have not yet had any success.

 

If you are able and willing to help, please email me privately at: vrvaughan63@... and we could exchange phone numbers off list.  I don’t think this will take much of your time, but since my task, after I can once again work independently with these songs, will take quite a bit of time, I cannot get sighted assistance with it.

 

Thank you very much for any help!

 

Sincerely, Vicky V


Virus-free. www.avg.com


Re: Subscribing to NFB Newsline?

Holly
 

Sharon:

Here is the link to subscribe to NFB Newsline. Just click on the 'subscribe' link.

http://www.nfbnewslineonline.org/


facebook question - restricting a friend

Keith S
 

How do I go about putting a facebook friend on restricted status.  I have a young nephew as a FB friend and i do not want him to see some of the things I share on FB.
 
Thanks
 
Keith


Subscribing to NFB Newsline?

Sharon Hooley
 

Hi,

Is it possible to subscribe to NFB Newsline at this time? I tried calling the number in the app, but it just rang.

Thanks,


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Re: Question about Eset Nod32 Antivirus

Holly
 

Shelley:

If you are using JAWS , to go to the system tray, use insert plus F11


Re: The Blaze ET, do you like it?

Steven Johnson
 

My apologies. I guess I took for granted that you had a computer. Not
knowing the Blaze that well, I can't think of a good way to copy that file
to your Blaze. I am sure that you can already get that station on your
iPad. If not, I found it on the ooTunes app, which also has a gazillion
other stations as well.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of jan
howells via Groups.Io
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:52 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] The Blaze ET, do you like it?

I do not have a computer. So how do I do this? Do you need a computer to
use the Blaze et? If so, I will have to sell it.
Would an iPad do? Thank you.

Jan


Re: The Blaze ET, do you like it?

jan howells <gale7978@...>
 

I do not have a computer. So how do I do this? Do you need a computer to use the Blaze et? If so, I will have to sell it. Would an iPad do? Thank you.

Jan


Re: The Blaze ET, do you like it?

Steven Johnson
 

I like this station myself. I hadn't checked it out until you told me about
it. Fortunately, they do provide their stream in a playlist link. Again,
my disclaimer is that I ha ve never gotten to play around with a working
Blaze ET, but this should work for you. I grabbed the .pls file from
Rewound Radio's main page and uploaded it to my Dropbox so I could send it
to you. I would connect the Blaze to your computer and save the below file
to its Webradio folder. Then, you should be good to go. Please let me know
if Rewound Radio shows up in the Blaze's Web Radio Player. Here's the file:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/wrtyl6yojnnvgbu/Rewound%20Radio.pls?dl=1

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of jan
howells via Groups.Io
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:21 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] The Blaze ET, do you like it?

Thank you very much. I really appreciate that. I enjoy Rewound Radio.
They play 50's, 60's, and 70's, and some 80's. They have airchecks and
jingles on weekends and live shows. They take requests during their live
shows and give shoutouts to people.


Re: podcast issue

Vicki W
 

Those feeds are working fine for me. I'm using accessible podcatcher and maybe that makes a difference as well.

----- Original Message -----
From: "joanne" <grandma1323@gmail.com>
To: <main@techtalk.groups.io>
Sent: Monday, March 23, 2020 5:26 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] podcast issue


Also the RSS feeds I have trouble with start with the word megaphone. I don't know if the word megaphone is in your feeds that you're having trouble with, but I just wish we could come up with something to either be able to find or edit some of these RSS feeds so we can get all our podcast the way we used to. seems like apple and iTunes are the biggest favorite, but I really find the other kind, the RSS or XML feeds to be a lot easier.


Re: podcast issue

Vicki W
 

No, ISee was one of them and the other two have nothing to do with IHeart. Those were coming in fine, but the feed wasn't podbean.

----- Original Message -----
From: "joanne" <grandma1323@gmail.com>
To: <main@techtalk.groups.io>
Sent: Monday, March 23, 2020 5:04 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] podcast issue


I am having trouble too. Do you know if the problem you're having trouble with come from I Heart Radio question I get most of mIne okay too, but the ones I seem to have trouble with our iHeart do you use pod Bean as your Podcast manager? I am trying to find a good Podcast manager that I can subscribe to.


Re: Question about Eset Nod32 Antivirus

Smiling?
 

Try Insert+F11, or Windows key+B to get to what used to be called the System
Tray.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Shelly
Kane
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:49
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Question about Eset Nod32 Antivirus

Holly:


It's the email renewing my license.  How would I get to the system tray?

Shelly

On 3/23/2020 9:01 AM, Holly wrote:
   Shelley:

Are you sure it is a ligit email?

I have had Esset for years and don't remember getting a notice like this.

I would suggest you go to the system tray, enter on Esset and arrow
down to 'check for updates', then tab to the update now button.

Hope this helps



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