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Living Room / Android annoyances
« on: October 10, 2019, 08:07 AM »
Hello!

Do you know any solutions to the below Android annoyances please?

1) I very often accidentally switch on the Google Assistant, how do I completely disable or uninstall it? I don't find any value in using it and it has some very basic shortcuts that interfere too often.
2) How can I set the phone not to dim the screen when a specific app is running?
3) How do I set the phone to always mute a specific app? There is an app that has annoying ads that have sound and I want to stop this.

thanks!

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Thanks for the great info.


I have saved the Windows 10 key and I may choose to upgrade when MS stops the 8.1 support/updates as I am happy with 8.1 for now.

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Living Room / Windows 10 Versions: Education, Education N, 1809, 1903
« on: October 02, 2019, 03:48 PM »
Hello!

I can download Windows 10 from the university and I am offered the following versions:

Education 1809
Education N 1809
Windows 10 1809
Windows 10 (consumer editions) 1903 - DVD

Which one should I choose? What are the differences? Which is the most 'advanced'?

Also, do I download it and run it as installer to update my Windows 8.1? I do not want to erase anything.

Will it say if my laptop is not compatible?

Thanks!

4
Living Room / Free call recorder for Android
« on: September 12, 2019, 02:02 PM »
Hello!

Is there any free reliable call recorder for Android to automatically record and store the audio of all calls?

Thanks!

5
Hello!

I like the idea of the whole mobile phone screen to be a fingerprint sensor.

However, I read somewhere that you need to click on specific area of the screen and you need to wait for a percentage to go to 100% before you lift your finger.

Is that the case for every such phone?

I want it to work really fast.

Thanks!

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An option that might be of interest:
the G7 also has one button navigation, not sure how it works, you could let is know if you try it.

Yes I tried it, I don't like it. It's slower to slide to go back when you can just tap.

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Hello!

The left button goes back and the right button opens the task manager.
Is it possible to switch them?

Thanks!

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Living Room / Any good free android scientific calculator?
« on: June 27, 2019, 01:43 PM »
I used to have PowerCalc but it seems is no longer available.
I would like it to be fully scientific and to show parentheses.

Any idea?
Thanks!

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Hello

When I click to make a voice call in Whatsapp, it displays an annoying message 'do you want to start a voice call?'.

How can I disable this?

Thanks!

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Living Room / Monitor Web Usage
« on: June 06, 2019, 09:47 AM »
Hello!

A department at work has several employees and they work on processing files on a sharepoint website.

I want to track how long they take viewing/working on a specific webpage to measure productivity.

Do you know an easy IE plugin to log webpages/urls and time spent on them?

Or could I do that at the network level e.g. with a sniffer or something (I do not have such access though)?

Thanks!

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Are you actually asking about a phone-screen, pc-screen or screens in general?

Phone screen and reading texts mainly or websites (not sure if it makes a difference)

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Hello!

Which screen spec is the most important for less eye tiring viewing?

A phone has high contrast but low pixel density and I wonder which is more important given that I read alot on the screen and my eyes get tired. Or anything else I should look for?

Thanks!

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If I use Phone Explorer to backup the apps, will it work? Will the settings be backed up too? Can I just restore the backup to my new device?

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Living Room / Re: How to expand laptop storage?
« on: May 06, 2019, 02:40 PM »
I consider this but worried about reliability and compatibility, do you think it would be okay?
I don't want to lose my data

https://www.amazon.c...r-listing/B07C3YY66G

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Living Room / Re: How to expand laptop storage?
« on: May 06, 2019, 01:22 PM »
If you get a high-speed SD card, it's pretty good.  I use one in my surface and XPS, as on both of those I can't upgrade the hard drive or it's the largest capacity.  I don't notice a difference in most day to day tasks.


Which you consider high speed?
E.g. is this high speed? https://www.amazon.c...Memory/dp/B07FBB8K9N

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Living Room / Re: How to expand laptop storage?
« on: May 06, 2019, 01:21 PM »
Indeed I see SSD prices have dropped alot, can you find me a 512GB for Lenovo Yoga 13?

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Living Room / How to expand laptop storage?
« on: May 06, 2019, 06:55 AM »
Hello!

I want to expand my medicre 128GB laptop storage.
I bought a 128GB USB but I need more and I don't find cheap USB that are compact so that I have them always connected.

My next guess is an SD card.

I found some reasonable deals:
https://www.amazon.c...Memory/dp/B07FBB8K9N
https://www.amazon.c...dapter/dp/B07N31KRZL
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07F2D15MK
https://www.amazon.c...dapter/dp/B00V62XBQQ
https://www.amazon.c...rmance/dp/B073JY5T7T
https://www.amazon.c...dapter/dp/B012PKVLJQ

Are they reliable? Can they stay connected for years and act like a hard drive?
Should I go for a microSD with adapter or an SD?

thanks!

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I see my Google backup is ON and there is a gmail account of mine as a backup account.

Shall I assume that if I login to my new phone with that gmail account, it will restore everything?

Can I check that?

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Unfortunately I use apps that don't work if the phone is rooted.

Is there any other solution?

By the way, I cannot find this Google function?

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Living Room / Anyone knows Tableau?
« on: March 29, 2019, 07:07 AM »
Hello!

Anyone knows why the below calculated field in Tableau does not work?

IF [A]='4'
AND [D]<>NULL
AND ([X]='F'
OR [X]='D'
OR [X]='G'
OR [X]='B'
OR [X]='D'
OR [X]='R')
THEN [ID]
END

Any idea please?

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It's from Android to Android, I will have a look at the Google function thanks

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What did you buy?

Motorola G7 Power  :D

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Living Room / Re: Is there a way to ping a remote desktop?
« on: March 21, 2019, 09:42 AM »
thanks!

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Living Room / Is there a way to ping a remote desktop?
« on: March 21, 2019, 06:21 AM »
Hello!

I log in to a remote desktop via Citrix and after some inactivity it locks itself.

Is there a way to auto-ping regularly it so that it stays active?

Thanks!

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Hello!

Got new phone, is there an easy way to transfer my settings/apps/data?

Thanks!

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