[BCAB] apple IPhone 3GS questions

David Taylor e.david.taylor at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 2 18:49:43 BST 2011


Hi,

The 3GS is a different shape to the 4 and as far as I'm aware, all cases of this nature are designed for the 4. The Apple website and all the usual electronics sites would be worth looking at though.

Cheers
Dave

On 2 Apr 2011, at 16:35, Agent Orange wrote:

> 
> Graham,
> 
> There is an external bluetooth keyboard which comes as part of a case which
> you slot your iPhone into so the two stay together.  It is said to be fairly
> robust and works pretty well.  I haven't seen it myself, and unfortunately I
> can't recall the name right now.  However, if you contact the RNIB and speak
> to the folks who put on the Phone Watch event, one of them will be able to
> tell you about it.  Sorry for this not-all-that-helpful email.  Good luck.
> 
> Phil
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
> On Behalf Of Joe Paton
> Sent: 02 April 2011 16:25
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] apple IPhone 3GS questions
> 
> Hello Graham,
> 
> You can set up an account through the phone, or, itunes.
> 
> If you use the phone, be ware, because each time I submitted the
> information, it came back saying "attend to the fields in red."  When eyes
> were involved, no such message.  So I haven't learned what I did wrong.
> 
> There are a number of external keyboards, connecting via blue tooth.  Iconex
> is the only keyboard I have experience with, I like it well enough;  Not the
> strongest of constructions, but it does the job.  I guess if you were going
> to write a couple of 3000 word dicitations or esays, that might test the
> robustness of the device, but for messaging, address-bar entries, searching
> either the web or the phone, it's ideal.  It won't break the bank either.
> Take a look at play.com, probably the least expensive retailer.
> 
> The apple external keyboard, is nicely made, good design, but too big for
> what you want.
> 
> Good luck.
> 
> Joe
> 
> At 14:51 02/04/2011, you wrote:
>> Hi all.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I am not sure if some of the questions below would be better asked on 
>> an accessible apple IPhone list.  If so could someone give me the 
>> details necessary to subscribe?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I have 2 questions.  Firstly I want to be able to download 
>> applications.  I expect I need to set up an account to do this.  Do I 
>> have to do this through ITunes or can I just set up the account on the web
> with my PC?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Secondly, while sending texts appears to be OK, I may want to connect a 
>> keyboard.  Are there cases that combine a keyboard and are any of them 
>> any good?  I would rather carry everything in one if at all possible.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Any help with these points much appreciated.  So far I have changed 
>> settings and connected to my wireless router and been able to send and 
>> receive texts which I am quite happy with since I have only had the phone
> less than a day.
>> Lots of things still seem a bit slow though.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Regards
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Graham
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Graham Page
>> 
>> Mobile: 07753 607980
>> 
>> Fax:  0870 706 2773
>> 
>> Email: gpage at useit.plus.com
>> 
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>> 
>> Skype: gabriel_mcbird
>> 
>> 
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