[Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8

David Tanner david.tanner100 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 00:55:41 GMT 2012


Narator is much improved in Windows 8.

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From: "christopher nusbaum" <dotkid.nusbaum at gmail.com>
To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 5:49 AM
Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8


> Good! I'm glad it has a screen reader, but I hope it will be any good,
> unlike the narrator in Windows 7.
> Chris
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Oct 31, 2012, at 5:19 AM, Chris <christopherh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I have heard the surface includes Narrator so yes it will be accessible.
>>
>>
>> Christopher Hallsworth
>>
>> On 30/10/2012 20:43, Chris Nusbaum wrote:
>>> Hi Lino,
>>>
>>> Is there any accessibility in the Surface?
>>>
>>> Chris
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org
>>> [mailto:mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Lino Morales
>>> Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 4:41 PM
>>> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org
>>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8
>>>
>>> Surface is already out, but what I've heard availability of that tablet
>>> won't be until sometime in November.
>>> On 10/29/2012 12:52 AM, Mary Emerson wrote:
>>>> Hi again,
>>>>
>>>> I've been looking at the book called Windows 8 Out Of The Box and it
>>>> says that the e-mail program that comes with Windows 8 is a
>>>> watered-down version of Live Mail. Live Mail has been made to work at
>>>> a level that's similar to Outlook.
>>>>
>>>> Also, Windows 8 Explorer has Computer, as Windows 7 Explorer did. I
>>>> use Computer all the time because it works so much like My Computer on
>>>> XP.
>>>>
>>>> I get the impression from this book that new desktop applications
>>>> can't be installed on tablets, but I could be wrong, and the book
>>>> could be wrong.
>>>>
>>>> On a side note, I checked Amazon and found some accessories for the
>>>> Microsoft Surface; they come in a package including a carrying case;
>>>> looks like total price is about $37. I don't know when the Surface
>>>> will be out.
>>>>
>>>> I hope NBP or somebody will come out with a list of keystrokes and a
>>>> description of gestures; there are a few, such as pinching in and
>>>> pinching out with two fingers, and moving your finger up and down the
>>>> screen. Probably not too hard.
>>>>
>>>> Mary
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