[BCAB] Incredible Combination - Kindle App and Refreshable Braille

Johny Cassidy johny.cassidy1 at bbc.co.uk
Thu May 2 10:35:49 BST 2013


Thanks Chris.  Does it then appear in the Kindle app automatically


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-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Chris H
Sent: 02 May 2013 10:32
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Subject: Re: [BCAB] Incredible Combination - Kindle App and Refreshable Braille

No you can't buy books from within the app. You have to first buy it on Amazon either via the site or via their app. Then you use the Kindle app to download and read the book. This is a fault of Apple and not Amazon.


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On 02/05/2013 10:26, Johny Cassidy wrote:
> I looked at it last night.  Looks great, although I am confused about how to purchase the books.  Am I right in thinking you can't buy from within the app?  How do I go about buying books then and how do they get onto the app?
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> Johny Cassidy
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of
> Christo Thiardt
> Sent: 02 May 2013 10:21
> To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] Incredible Combination - Kindle App and Refreshable
> Braille
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> Dear Listers
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> Fantastic!
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> I have just opened a "text-to-speech - not enabled" book on my iPhone and after successfully pairing it with my Braille Sense - now reading the book in Braille!
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> The Kindle Reading App is an astonishing piece of work and potentially brings all visually impaired readers nearer to "reading whatever you wish".
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> Using voice over you can read word at a time and even spell out the awkward sounding words.  You can bookmark and go to different locations etc.
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> Brilliant  work developers who ever you are!
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> Sincerely
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> Chris
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