[Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8

christopher nusbaum dotkid.nusbaum at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 10:49:15 GMT 2012


Good! I'm glad it has a screen reader, but I hope it will be any good,
unlike the narrator in Windows 7.
Chris

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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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