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  • Hi everyone, We have just released TalkBack v3.4.0 Beta 1<https://code.google.com/p/eyes-free/downloads/detail?name=com.google.android.marvin.talkback-v3.4.0_b1_r97.apk to the Eyes-Free Project ...
    Austin DavisAustin Davis
    Jun 4, 2013 at 1:06 am
    Jun 7, 2013 at 4:27 pm
  • Hi all. Someone posted earlier today about vocalizer voices for Android. Can these voices be obtained from the play store or not? I've searched the play store for vocalizer and nothing comes up at ...
    Scott RutkowskiScott Rutkowski
    Jun 4, 2013 at 3:12 am
    Oct 12, 2013 at 7:42 am
  • i've gotten the latest fleksy beta, threw the google plus resource, and was curious if anyone has any podcast or audio demo that shows how to use this on android? I can't seem to figure it out even ...
    Michael BabcockMichael Babcock
    Jun 26, 2013 at 4:47 pm
    Jul 18, 2013 at 6:15 pm
  • Hello Folks: After installing the Acapela engine, I purchased the Heather voice. Thinking that I could just switch from the Google engine to the Acapela engine, I did so. You guest it, now, I have no ...
    Jim NoseworthyJim Noseworthy
    Jun 27, 2013 at 10:42 pm
    Jun 30, 2013 at 7:08 am
  • Hi Folks: Having heard no response, I thought I would take another shot at this issue: Is there an easy way to access voicemail on a Nexus 4? I know that i can actually dial the voicemail number but ...
    Jim NoseworthyJim Noseworthy
    Jun 5, 2013 at 11:03 am
    Jun 5, 2013 at 10:25 pm
  • Hi everyone, We have just released TalkBack v3.4.0 Beta 2<https://code.google.com/p/eyes-free/downloads/detail?name=com.google.android.marvin.talkback-v3.4.0_b2_r98.apk to the Eyes-Free Project ...
    Casey BurkhardtCasey Burkhardt
    Jun 23, 2013 at 7:26 am
    Aug 11, 2013 at 5:57 pm
  • Hi all! Firefox 24 for Android will bring quite a number of noticeable accessibility improvements for users of TalkBack and alternative Android screen readers. I've written a blog post that describes ...
    Marco ZeheMarco Zehe
    Jun 21, 2013 at 1:55 pm
    Jun 23, 2013 at 12:26 pm
  • hi friends, as the subject line says I would like to know the major differences in talkback accessibility between android 4.1 and 4.2 jelly bean. This is because most of the phones in india are ...
    Aruni SharmaAruni Sharma
    Jun 5, 2013 at 4:54 pm
    Jun 11, 2013 at 10:55 pm
  • Hi everyone, I want to thank you for your feedback on the latest beta of TalkBack. As most of you know, we introduced a change that moves granularity selection to the local context menu. As a result, ...
    Casey BurkhardtCasey Burkhardt
    Jun 7, 2013 at 6:31 am
    Jun 12, 2013 at 5:12 pm
  • Hi all, For those using this keyboard, how do you get it to announce keys in password fields? All it says is Dot Dot Dot when you pass over the keys. So you don't know what you are entering. It's a ...
    Steve NuttSteve Nutt
    Jun 17, 2013 at 10:24 pm
    Jun 20, 2013 at 1:20 am
  • Every few minutes the status of the battery and wifi are spoken which interrupts whatever I am doing. This happens even though I never touched the notification area. After clearing notifications it ...
    Kitty LitterKitty Litter
    Jun 30, 2013 at 2:48 pm
    Jul 1, 2013 at 3:16 am
  • hey there everyone. not sure if anyone has found one yet, but I was wondering if anyone has found an audio program that can record in sterreo? my droid 4 can in video, so it should be possible. sadly ...
    Jarrod Jicha on LaptopJarrod Jicha on Laptop
    Jun 16, 2013 at 12:55 pm
    Jun 18, 2013 at 3:37 am
  • Hi everyone, I'm looking for an accessible camera app to take pictures. I'm also looking for an accessible app where I can access the pics after they've been taken so I can send them to people or ...
    Dacia LuckDacia Luck
    Jun 22, 2013 at 10:43 pm
    Jun 24, 2013 at 8:01 pm
  • Hello, Though I’ve used computers for years, I’m a true newby to the world of touch screens. Where do I go for pre-sandbox help to really learn the screen? I’ve thought about brailling out a template ...
    Carolyn RankerCarolyn Ranker
    Jun 2, 2013 at 8:29 pm
    Jun 10, 2013 at 3:08 pm
  • hi all, I have just updated the vocalizer tts app, which includes rate control. grab it here :) http://t.co/BHwoSTEAkh If you haven't seen: The vocalizer zip with Samantha is here ...
    Tamas GeczyTamas Geczy
    Jun 4, 2013 at 1:06 am
    Oct 24, 2013 at 3:34 pm
  • greetings. Can anyone please advise with the G Mail app when viewing a list of messages on the main G Mail app screen, is there a way of deleting or archiving a conversation or email without opening ...
    Scott RutkowskiScott Rutkowski
    Jun 5, 2013 at 10:05 pm
    Jun 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm
  • Hi Everyone; I would like to switch from IOS To DROID for a variety of reasons. The first is everybody's favorite, iTunes.Next. Is the lightning connector. I know their are a few of you who have ...
    Anthony VeceAnthony Vece
    Jun 12, 2013 at 5:40 pm
    Jun 22, 2013 at 7:41 pm
  • Hi, I'm thinking of getting an android device. Is there a good android device that is not a phone, since I already have a great phone? If so, what' it called, and do I have to get a data plan? I'm ...
    Moop CurranMoop Curran
    Jun 21, 2013 at 12:23 pm
    Jun 22, 2013 at 1:12 am
  • Hello, Yesterday, I accidentally killed/disabled accessibility on my phone for the first time in several months. Here's something you *shouldn't* do! I have been experiencing some mysterious ...
    S. MassyS. Massy
    Jun 25, 2013 at 6:43 pm
    Jun 26, 2013 at 7:38 am
  • Anyone have any incite, input, or opinions on the EqualEyes Beta software for Android? Is this something I would want for my Samsung Galaxy S4, or no? Loreal Loreal Lavigna Princess House Lifestyle ...
    Loreal lavignaLoreal lavigna
    Jun 14, 2013 at 2:27 am
    Jun 16, 2013 at 8:56 am
  • Hello I am disappointed to see people having a go at each other. I am on this list for support in terms of using my Android device and I have been very fortunate to find some really helpful people ...
    Paula HobleyPaula Hobley
    Jun 2, 2013 at 9:11 am
    Jun 5, 2013 at 5:50 pm
  • I installed the USB Host Controller app to see if I could mount a memory stick on nexus 7. The app recognized the stick and gave several possible mount points. I created the directory in sdcard but ...
    Kitty LitterKitty Litter
    Jun 30, 2013 at 7:26 pm
    Jan 17, 2014 at 5:31 pm
  • Hi all, for those who may not know there’s a new accessible game for us on the playstore. It’s Audio Archery, the same game that you’ve probably been hearing all the talk about from iOS users. The ...
    Tom RandallTom Randall
    Jun 2, 2013 at 11:26 pm
    Jun 4, 2013 at 9:05 am
  • I have the Firefox Beta from the play store. I can move through the elements, EG Headings, links, ETC, but when I do a three finger flick to the right or left nothing happens. Am I missing something? ...
    WesWes
    Jun 2, 2013 at 7:14 am
    Jun 3, 2013 at 3:59 pm
  • Hi folks: Anyone have any recommendations for a higher quality voice than the stock voice which is currently used on the Nexus 4? Thanks all over the place gang. -- You received this message because ...
    Jim NoseworthyJim Noseworthy
    Jun 27, 2013 at 12:55 pm
    Jun 30, 2013 at 8:06 am
  • On Android is it possible to use Talkback in Chrome to select a specific paragraph to listen to? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "eyes-free" group. To ...
    RNIB Digital Accessbility TeamRNIB Digital Accessbility Team
    Jun 26, 2013 at 11:31 am
    Jun 27, 2013 at 7:13 pm
  • Yesterday someone posted that the google keyboard was updated and for me this did happen. I'm wondering if there's any changes that we should know about concerning the keyboard and talkback? From ...
    Scott RutkowskiScott Rutkowski
    Jun 6, 2013 at 10:17 pm
    Jun 10, 2013 at 1:05 am
  • Ok, could someone compare plume and tweetings for usability? Are there other twitter clients out there that work well with Talkback? Thanks. Chris Bartlett -- You received this message because you ...
    Christopher BArtlettChristopher BArtlett
    Jun 6, 2013 at 10:33 pm
    Jun 8, 2013 at 6:24 pm
  • Hello! google galaxy nexus, android 4.2.2, last tb beta. In tb, I have activated the single click option. So when I am in the dialer I want to compose a number let's say like 66221 so I put my finger ...
    Andrea RoverettoAndrea Roveretto
    Jun 26, 2013 at 4:34 pm
    Jun 29, 2013 at 3:30 am
  • This here app emphatically solves the damn problem of opening the notification shade. Click on the app icon and the shade opens very simple. The link is below ...
    Don BallDon Ball
    Jun 23, 2013 at 5:26 pm
    Jun 24, 2013 at 3:54 pm
  • Hi, What's the best file manager for android? And is there any way to copy something from my documents folder to a flash drive I plug into the usb port with my otg adapter? Courtney -- Sent from my ...
    Moop CurranMoop Curran
    Jun 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm
    Sep 16, 2013 at 4:20 pm
  • I don't know if this is a problem with other twitter apps but I have tried retweetig articles and they don't appear to show as being retweeted by me which I thought they would. I might have tried ...
    Michael WeaverMichael Weaver
    Jun 14, 2013 at 6:19 am
    Jun 20, 2013 at 1:39 pm
  • Anything out there that does not compromise on specs, and has a relatively current version of Android on it? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "eyes-free" ...
    Eitan IsaacsonEitan Isaacson
    Jun 13, 2013 at 6:24 pm
    Jun 14, 2013 at 2:20 pm
  • I'm wondering if any of you dictate long things like email? Most of what I've found for examples are little short sentences like, I'll call you when I get back from the store. For those of you who ...
    GordonGordon
    Jun 10, 2013 at 1:32 am
    Jun 12, 2013 at 12:16 pm
  • Hi everyone, I recently ran into this article, so I thought I share it with you. This company, which I think it's part of T-Mobile is going to begin selling specialized phones for the blind. If ...
    ArielAriel
    Jun 5, 2013 at 5:08 pm
    Jun 7, 2013 at 6:49 am
  • hello friends, I require good file manager for lg nexus4, please suggest... Thanks Ankit Jindal -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "eyes-free" group. To ...
    Ankit JindalAnkit Jindal
    Jun 29, 2013 at 7:53 pm
    Jul 4, 2013 at 2:41 am
  • The subject says it all I'm looking for a way to snc my phone with linux computers encase I have to do so. If not perhaps just music since mostly everything can be done from the cloud. I'm am unsure ...
    Alonzo CuellarAlonzo Cuellar
    Jun 12, 2013 at 1:55 pm
    Jun 25, 2013 at 8:03 pm
  • Dear Group, As unofficial CM 10.1 rom doesn't use CM Updater for latest updates, is there a way we can update it using any other method without requiring sighted assistance? I am on Xperia Ray, and ...
    Amar JainAmar Jain
    Jun 18, 2013 at 3:15 pm
    Jun 19, 2013 at 6:20 am
  • i found the voice input button once but upon exploring the settings for the google keyboard i can't find anything about voice input… now i do see some google typing voice thing under language and ...
    Joe QuinnJoe Quinn
    Jun 16, 2013 at 1:49 pm
    Jun 18, 2013 at 2:41 pm
  • I am pleased Steve mentioned the problem of tweets not being read when scrolling them in Tweetings with latest Talkback beta. I have noticed this myself but I thought it was an issue with my seetimgs ...
    Michael WeaverMichael Weaver
    Jun 4, 2013 at 11:07 am
    Jun 4, 2013 at 4:55 pm
  • Ana has yet another idea. Actually, this one comes from someone on the Spanish Android list. I'm passing it along because I like it. for those of you familiar with the Braille Note, this is the same ...
    Ana GAna G
    Jun 20, 2013 at 12:45 am
    Jul 16, 2013 at 3:36 am
  • Hi all, I was asked by someone else and don't know the anser to this. is there an accessible voice recorder for Android like List Recorder for iPhone? For those who don't know, List Recorder allows ...
    Steve NuttSteve Nutt
    Jun 28, 2013 at 10:48 am
    Jul 1, 2013 at 9:41 pm
  • Hi everybody, We're happy to announce the release of a new update and the official move out of beta. The updated version fixed some bugs and added a few interesting features, described below in ...
    Luka TopolovecLuka Topolovec
    Jun 17, 2013 at 5:11 pm
    Jun 29, 2013 at 6:40 pm
  • Hi, Is there a read all command for android? For example, how can I get k9 mail to read the whole message when I press enter on it? Thanks, Courtney -- Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail ...
    Moop CurranMoop Curran
    Jun 27, 2013 at 2:58 pm
    Jun 29, 2013 at 12:18 am
  • I find the main reason I change granularity is to read by character. So how about changing talkback so the first up/down puts it in character mode. If followed by another up/down it would cycle ...
    Kitty LitterKitty Litter
    Jun 25, 2013 at 3:22 pm
    Jun 26, 2013 at 7:38 pm
  • Hi, I have two questions. First of all, how can I only have talkback announce the characters I type and not the words? Also, how can I see my status menus, what key combination should I press? ...
    Moop CurranMoop Curran
    Jun 23, 2013 at 1:52 pm
    Jun 24, 2013 at 5:33 am
  • hi. I have installed Rom Manager and registered it premium for 6 dollars. I want to flash to the cm10.1 mod that is maintained by Spike555 instead of using the one by thegreatergood that I am using ...
    Valiant8086Valiant8086
    Jun 20, 2013 at 2:51 pm
    Jun 22, 2013 at 6:28 pm
  • I bought a new printer recently. It's actually a four-in-one, the Brother MFC-7860DW. It's connected to my home network wirelessly. Anyway, when I was reading the documentation, I discovered I could ...
    Ana GAna G
    Jun 18, 2013 at 1:12 am
    Jun 19, 2013 at 2:59 am
  • Well, before the beta upgrade I had some difficulty in selecting dates in the calendar when creating an event. The grid is not read outloud via talkback on my Samsung Galaxy S4. This is still the ...
    Loreal lavignaLoreal lavigna
    Jun 4, 2013 at 12:17 pm
    Jun 7, 2013 at 2:14 am
  • Hi, We had a discussion among members of our Czech mailing list concerning writing accented letters (like á, č, ř etc) on onscreen keyboards. I know that several people here tested many software ...
    Vojtěch PoláąekVojtěch Poláąek
    Jun 26, 2013 at 3:55 pm
    Jul 8, 2013 at 3:43 pm
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