Monthly Archives: May 2015

Warning: Android Factory reset does basically nothing to erase your data | ITProPortal.com

Deleting data from an Android device with a factory reset does virtually nothing to delete users’ sensitive information, according to new research, with Tesco’s Hudl being singled out as the worst. Source: Warning: Factory reset does basically nothing to erase your data | ITProPortal.com

If Messages quits unexpectedly after you get a text with a specific string of characters – Apple Support

Apple is aware of an iMessage issue caused by a specific series of unicode characters and we will make a fix available in a software update. Until the update is available, you can use these steps to re-open the Messages app. Source: If Messages quits unexpectedly after you get a text with a specific string […]

Android M has arrived: here’s what you need to know – AndroidPIT

The Android M developer preview was launched today at Google I/O 2015 in San Francisco. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of products at Google, introduced the conference and said that the company had “gone back to basics” with the new version of Android. While Android Lollipop introduced a brand new design and aesthetic, Android M is bringing some much-needed stability […]

The Transmitter’s Down, But We’re Still Up!

Yes, someone hit a power pole here in Greece, and Jazz 90.1’s transmitter is down. But we’re still streaming live video on Ustream at: Sound Bytes on Ustream We’re also streaming live audio at: Sound Bytes Audio Stream But we only have a limited number of seats on the audio stream (remember, we’re member supported, […]

Clipà.Vu – Smart Clipboard Manager for Windows

Time you waste by re-typing, re-copying and re-creating of the same contents again and again. Be smart: Simply reuse the data you already had in your Windows Clipboard minutes (or weeks) ago. Source: Clipà.Vu – Smart Clipboard Manager for Windows

4K content guide: What to watch in 4K today – CNET

So you bought a new 4K TV and you’re wondering what’s on. The answer right now is: not much. But the list is growing. Here’s a look at what you can watch now in 4K, and what’s coming down the pike in the near future. Source: 4K content guide: What to watch in 4K today […]

How to Enable Developer Mode on Your Chromebook

Put your Chromebook into “Developer Mode” and you’ll get full root access, including the ability to modify your Chromebook’s system files. This is often used to install a full Linux system with something like Crouton.Developer Mode has other uses, too. You don’t have to install a massive Linux system side-by-side with Chrome OS. You could just modify […]

How to Tell Which Network  a TracFone, NET10 or Straight Talk Phone Uses

TracFone and its sister brands NET10 and Straight Talk, do not have their own networks. They’re Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) that buy wholesale minutes, texts and data from AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and over a dozen smaller regional networks. Source: How to Tell Which Network (AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon) a TracFone, NET10 or Straight Talk Phone Uses […]

4k vs 1080p and upscaling: Is UHD worth the upgrade?

The benefit of 4k over 1080p seems obvious on paper – 4k has four times as many pixels as 1080p, which means it should have a clearer picture – but there are a couple of things you should know to make your 4k TV worth the upgrade. Source: 4k vs 1080p and upscaling: Is UHD […]

Known issues and limitations of Netflix in Windows Media Center for computers that are running Windows 7

This article describes the known issues and the limitations of Netflix in Windows Media Center. This article also describes the steps that you can follow to resolve these known issues. Netflix in Windows Media Center is available for customers in the United States for computers that are running Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Premium, […]

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