Narrator: Welcome to this short video demonstrating the Nook Android app with speech.
For this demonstration we're using the Google Nexus phone running Jelly Bean.
With TalkBack already started I can find the Nook app and start it in the usual way.
TalkBack: Nook. Library is open.
Narrator: It opens on my library screen which shows the books that I've bought, and I can swipe until I get to a book that I want to read.
TalkBack: Nook logo, library, shop button, search button, wolf, the coroner, wolf hall, by hilary mantel, currently reading
Narrator: And then double tap to open it.
TalkBack: The book has been opened.
Narrator: When a book opens, there is a small icon at the top left of the screen. I can't swipe to this icon, but I can push my finger into that area of the screen, and I'll find that it's an option I can turn on with TalkBack.
TalkBack: Nook … Across the … reading tick box, not ticked.
Narrator: It's given as a reading tick box, and if I double tap now.
TalkBack: Reading ticked. I across the narrow sea Putney 1500 single quote so now get up single quote, felled, dazed, silent he had
Narrator: To stop the speech I can just tap with a single finger. For more information about what you can do with TalkBack in this app, if we go to the menu which is at the bottom right hand corner of the screen,
TalkBack: Home button, recent apps button, menu button
Narrator: And double tap that
TalkBack: Contents, search, font options, all settings
Narrator: On the "all settings" part of the menu, if I open it, and go all the way to the bottom which I can do by scrolling up with two fingers
TalkBack: Accessibility tutorial
Narrator: Right at the bottom there is an accessibility tutorial, and I can open that
TalkBack: Dolphin browser. Showing items one to eleven of eleven.
Narrator: This takes you into your browser
TalkBack: Quick start guide for Accessible nook app for Android, heading one
Narrator: And now I'm in my browser and I can just scroll down and read this whole screen which gives me all kinds of information about the things I can do using TalkBack in the Nook app.
It's a really nice feature having that accessibility tutorial, and it is only there if you have TalkBack running when you go into the Nook Android app.
I hope you found this really short introduction to how you can turn on and use speech in the Nook Android app useful.
This video showed the Nook Android app version 220.127.116.11 running on a Google Nexus phone with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
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