[Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8

Chris christopherh40 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 09:18:57 GMT 2012


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-----
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> [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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