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Re: Jelly Bean accessibility info request

From: Joshue O Connor CFIT <joshue.oconnor@ncbi.ie>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 09:46:55 +0100
Message-ID: <500FB27F.4060604@ncbi.ie>
To: rhudson@usability.com.au
CC: 'WAI Interest Group' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi Roger,

> I am trying to learn the accessibility features in the Google 7 Nexus tablet
> which uses Jelly Bean. The Talkback screen reader and explore by touch seem
> pretty good (and much better than earlier Andriods), but I am experiencing
> great inconsistencies in how they handle different sites and apps. For
> example I am finding Twitter hard (almost impossible) to use, but Gmail is
> fine.

Glad to hear your initial report on using Jelly bean (and that is is 
better in a11y terms, but lets face it - that wouldn't be hard ;-).

I can't get Jelly bean yet (if ever) on my HTC Sensation (am upgrading 
to Ice Cream Sandwich as we speak) and the Nexus 7 isn't available in 
Ireland just yet but I will pick one up when it comes out here.

Please do keep us posted on your experiences, am very interested in the 
'Wow thats great' - or 'Wow that totally crap' kind.



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