[Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8

Scott Edwards sre826 at live.com
Thu Nov 1 01:04:19 GMT 2012


I wonder if narrator can be used in Windows 8 to set up a new Windows 8 machine out-of-the-box

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On Oct 31, 2012, at 5:55 PM, "David Tanner" <david.tanner100 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Narator is much improved in Windows 8.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 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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