[BCAB] i phone

David Taylor e.david.taylor at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 13 13:15:56 BST 2011


Hi,

Try making sure your fingers are slightly apart, and use gesture practice to make sure you're getting the double taps. The biggest mistakes are fingers together and tapping at the wrong speed.

Cheers
Dave

On 13 Apr 2011, at 13:12, Jackie Cairns wrote:

> Hi Eddie
> 
> Tiddy has hit the nail on the head.  It is possible, I'm a new iPhone user
> and have no sight.  But I must admit I sometimes explode and want to throw
> it somewhere far away.  I got an iPod Touch just before my iPhone, and I
> prefer it to be honest.  The iPod Touch is exactly the same but without the
> phone component.  I often have difficulty answering the phone when it rings,
> even though I'm doing the double two-finger tap.  I refuse to go back now
> completely, but I've always got another Nokia handset with Talks in reserve
> with all my contacts on it in case that iPhone of mine comes to a sad end!
> (smile).  Seriously, all I'm saying light-heartedly is that it's ok, but
> difficult at the beginning, and I'm getting there, albeit slowly.  Lots of
> fellow list users will tell you similar stories, that you get used to the
> concept, but it is a steep learning curve if you have no sight at all.
> 
> Good luck.
> 
> Kind Regards,
> 
> Jackie Cairns
> J&M Work-Ability
> 
> jandm at work-ability.co.uk
> www.work-ability.co.uk
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
> On Behalf Of Tiddy Ogg
> Sent: 13 April 2011 09:49
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] i phone
> 
> Edward, a lot of people on this list will tell you that it is indeed
> possible, but it's not easy, so wait for the replies and prepare for a steep
> learning curve.
> Good luck.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
> On Behalf Of Edward Richard
> Sent: 13 April 2011 09:36
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] i phone
> 
> I currently have a mobile with speech which allows me to send and receive
> texts and calls. However, i would like to access the internet via a mobile.
> Is it possible for a blind person to do this? Regards Eddie   
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
> On Behalf Of LaMcAs
> Sent: 12 April 2011 23:20
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] i phone
> 
> Richard
> 
> What is it exactly you want to know?
> 
> Larry & Flax GD (Guide Dog)
> & Elliot RTG (Retired Guide Dog)
> London, UK
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
> On Behalf Of Edward Richard
> Sent: 12 April 2011 23:06
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: [BCAB] i phone
> 
> Can anyone help me with information about the I phone. Regards Edward
> Richard 
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