[BCAB] HOW DO PEOPLE DOWNLOAD PRINT BOOKS AND READ THEM ON PORTABLE DEVICES?

David Griffith d.griffith at btinternet.com
Sat May 24 04:35:52 BST 2014


Not Ian but the answer is yes.
The best Kindle Accessibility is on iOS as far as I can tell. Certainly much
better than on the PC. Unfortunately no access on a Mac platform. I am not
sure about Android devices.

David Griffith
-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Sandra Gayer
Sent: 23 May 2014 23:03
To: BCAB Discussion List
Subject: Re: [BCAB] HOW DO PEOPLE DOWNLOAD PRINT BOOKS AND READ THEM ON
PORTABLE DEVICES?

Hello Ian,
If you had an I device, would you be able to read a Kindle book, using
Voiceover?

Very best wishes,
Sandra.

On 5/23/14, Ian Macrae <ian.macrae at disabilitynow.org.uk> wrote:
> Richard, one way to do this is using an Apple device and subscribing to
the
> kindle app.  Once a book is bought from the Kindle store you can opt to
have
> it delivered to your chosen device where it appears.  then hook up a
Braille
> display/note taker via blue tooth and it is then possible to read the text
> in Braille.
> On 23 May 2014, at 18:13, Richard Godfrey-McKay wrote:
>
>> Asking really for my Brother, who's wondering how easy it is to download
>> up-to-date  print books and read them on a portable device (perhaps
>> something with a 40 cell display.  What solutions would people suggest,
>> and
>> how fluent can a fluent reader get on such devices?  Device
>> recommendations
>> would be much appreciated.  Thanks,
>>
>>
>> Richard
>>
>> Richard Godfrey-McKay
>>
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