Re: IPod Shuffle Alternatives?


Aidan <aidan.smarttalk@...>
 

The talking daisy player from laz, that plays m4a and allot of others.
Also can record, have wifi and radio and physical buttons among other
things.

On 30/12/2017, Annabelle Susan Morison <foristnights@comcast.net> wrote:
Booksense? Never heard of it.

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard
Weitzel
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You might want to look at a VictorReader Stream of Booksense.





From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Annabelle
Susan Morison
Sent: Friday, December 29, 2017 4:44 PM
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Are Apple devices the only ones that can play .m4a files? I know another
thing I'm looking for in a music player is a device with physical controls.



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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of paul lemm
Sent: Friday, December 29, 2017 4:33 PM
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Hi,



I used to have the old iPod shuffle myself, but moved over to the iPod
touch. It's got a full touch screen, but its smaller than the iPad, and
smaller than any of the newer iPhones, I'd probably say height and width
probably similar to the old iPhone 4s, but a lot thinner and lighter, it's
also got voice over so you can navigate everything with the TTS. Although
to be fair since it is that much bigger still though than the old shuffle
I ended up just putting all my music on my iPhone and using that instead of
the iPod. If you still really want a shuffle though, you can always look on
EBay for a second hand one, or if you can't get a shuffle on there you
could
look for the iPod Nano , I think from either the 3rd or 4th generation
they
have TTS built in to navigate the small display, although you'd best check
online first to check which generation started to support TTS .



Hope this helps





From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Annabelle
Susan Morison
Sent: 30 December 2017 00:16
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Would an iPad be easy to carry with me to the gym?



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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jason
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All I can recommend would be an iPhone or iPad, which would also let you
subscribe to Apple Music if you wish.



iTunes for PC can also access Apple Music, so you can use it with JAWS as
well as on an Apple iOS device.



From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Annabelle
Susan Morison
Sent: Friday, December 29, 2017 6:15 PM
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Hi, it's Annabelle.

I know this might not be the forum for this question, but does anybody out
there know of any lightweight, blind-accessible alternatives to the Ipod
Shuffle? I currently have an Ipod Shuffle First Generation which I
purchased
in 2008, and just recently, the battery dies after only 1 hour!
Unfortunately, Apple makes it so the battery can't be replaced easily.
Also,
from what I understand, Ipods in general are going out-of-print. This is
such a shame, as the Ipod Shuffle is the most accessible one for me, as
there isn't a touchscreen. If I need to get something new, I want something
that can be compatible with ITunes Music, especially .m4a files, something
that can store lots of music, and most important of all, something that has
an easy way to replace the battery! And, I hope there's something out there
that can plug into my Apple Adapter that came with the Ipod Shuffle I have.


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