[Mobile.AI] New Member Introduction Mail

Ajay Minocha ajayminocha2 at gmail.com
Mon May 19 07:40:09 EDT 2014


Hi merchant,
Nicely put!
Start using any latest android device and you will start loving it's features.
Can't say about typing though.
Thanks,
Ajay

On 5/19/14, Mister CANE <mujtabam at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hi Gang!
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> For those of who know me, we meet again. For those who don't this email is
> for you.
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> Formerly a member of the Access India Mailing list, I was driven to
> unsubscribe simply because I could not keep up with the volume of emails in
> my inbox. Today, I join the Mobile AI mailing list, to help me tune in to
> the current buzz of these funky phones that the sighted folks in the so
> called mainstream are throwing at us, i.e. the visually impaired community.
>
>
>
> As of date I am powered by Talks on the Nokia C500 phone. And if hell
> freezes over, I have another c500 on standby; sorry I think it's lying
> down;
> thanks to the wonderful folks at Shakshym I was able to instal the licensed
> version of Talks on it. If I ever get my hands on an accessible 3D printer;
> another hype in the technology business; I will print at least 100 Nokia
> C500 phones for those who are stubborn as me towards this whole touch
> screen
> phone drama.
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>
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> Although, I am not that ignorant on what is happening in the touch screen
> phone space. Here is what I know so far, summarizing it here so that I can
> confirm with you all that I am on the right planet:
>
>
>
> .         OS equals Operating System
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>
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> 1. Symbian OS has died, Nokia was sold to Microsoft, who now have Windows
> OS
> phones on the shelf under the Nokia flagship. Not the best thing to happen
> to Nokia but it's better than making paper aeroplanes for them to survive.
>
>
>
> Unsure of the accessibility features offered on the phones that have this
> OS.
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> 2. Android OS phones are a big hit amongst the college, working and chai
> wallas. Everyone wants one, can have one, feels really trendy owning one
> and
> loves to flaunt it when they get the opportunity. Earlier, people used to
> meet up and talk about how the price of Onions have gone up, it's getting
> harder to find a decent place to live on a budget, how the petrol price
> just
> shot up etc. Today all they talk about is snacks and funky stuff like
> Jellybean, Icecream, Kit kat and they have a frequent urge of asking what's
> app?
>
>
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> Many leading mobile manufacturers are making phones for this Android OS,
> which according to the Russian intelligence, is owned by Google, the baap
> of
> Interwood. Samsung is the highest selling brand of phones. Even the chimps
> in the Amazon own a phone that was made by them, running on bananna network
> TM. Now, some sources call this the Modi wave, sorry the smart phone wave.
> Whatever said they are a big rage!
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>
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> Google Talk Back is an in built screen reader offered by the phones with
> this OS as an app.
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>
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> 3. One fruit making company, Apple, is exclusively selling their own brand
> of phones called the iPhone. And the iPhone comes with it's own OS called I
> OS. These phones, I have heard, are the most accessible phones to be made,
> so I hear from friends in and around the planet who own this phone and have
> a visual impairment. This phone to some extent in the sighted world has 3
> things to talk about the person owning it. For reference they are:
>
>
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> A. I have too much money in the bank. Trust me, these phones are pricy,
> some
> baacha loag get this phone as Christmas gifts, thus reinforcing their faith
> that Santa Claus is real.
>
>
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> B. I am unique. This is iPhone, and I own it. There should be no confusion
> that this phone is your phone. Others might have an iPhone, but it's their
> phone and not mine.
>
>
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> C. Android is for kids, we are the grown ups. In touch with the latest
> gadget, although it's not necessary for us to actually use every feature on
> the phone. Impression jama kay mast rahao.
>
>
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> Voice Over is an in built accessibility feature offered on these phones.
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>
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> To conclude this lengthy introductory email, I would like to thank you for
> your patience, my computer for not hanging during writing this email, the
> electricity board for their continious supply of electricity, the broadband
> company for giving me the power of the internet blah, blah, blah...
>
>
>
> Sorry about that, you might not hear much from me on the list, but I will
> keep watch on your contributions and ask any questions thereof or therein.
> Have a great day ahead!
>
>
>
> Mujtaba Merchant
>
> Bangalore, India
>
> "Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you going." ~ Jim
> Rohn
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