[BCAB] BWBF launches Bumblebee
sandra at sandras-place.co.uk
Wed Jul 19 13:53:53 BST 2017
Its something I think that I like to listen to from my bed. I am afraid I don’t take my phone and Ipad to bed like some people do I like to leave my internet downstairs. So I would very much like a radio at the side of my bed.
Don’t know about anyone else that’s just my opinion. So if a talking DAB radio ever came out then I would buy it.
> On 19 Jul 2017, at 11:11, dennis huckle <muir1918 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am afraid I don't think we will.
> Although, of course we can receive internet radio or other radio through an
> iphone or android device that is not easy to access.
> The elbraille, however is good in your home but I don't understand, as I
> haven't got mine yet, what the sim card slot does?.
> If it allows mobile internet access then the elbraille might be a
> Kind regards,
> Dennis huckle.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Iain Lackie
> Sent: 19 July 2017 10:30
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] BWBF launches Bumblebee
> In my far from humble opinion, surely they should be doing something about
> the lack of a truly accessible DAB radio. will we ever see one?
> On 19/07/2017 09:40, Jackie Brown wrote:
>> I don't want to start bashing this as I haven't seen it. But BWBF
>> Wireless for the Blind Fund) has launched a Samsung tablet with locked
>> proprietary software on it called Bumblebee. Its yellow and black
>> with speech feedback allows you to enter a number of applications to
>> to radio stations, podcasts, books, newspapers and other information. It
>> only available on loan to those who "meet the criteria."
>> This to me sounds like another Synaptic product with layered software over
>> Samsung tablet which cannot be unlocked. I would just ask these
>> who comes up with the research stats for these kind of products? Are
>> kind of devices as popular as our organisations seem to think? Am I being
>> too cynical?
>> Kind regards,
>> Jackie Brown
>> Email: Jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com
>> Check out my website: www.thebrownsplace.info
>> Follow me on Twitter: @thebrownsplace
>> Skype name: thejackmate
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