Re: whether wi-fi or hard wired
Most people have an ISP supplied router and don't even know there is an admin password let alone now what it is and how to configure the router (if the ISP will even let them).
2939 posts • joined 10 Jun 2009
Do your spy friends have a way to stop me slipping in the bath tub, getting hit by some ahole in an SUV, choking on my food, getting a hart attack or cancer, and a long list of other stuff that are all far more likely than getting blown up by a loony? Like a thousand times more likely!
Can you stop wasting money trying to make people paranoid so you can pass your latest spy laws?
Stop pretending it's all "to make us safe"?
"a society based on "secrets" is a broken society"
They don't want s society without secrets. They still get to keep secrets, with harsh penalties if you expose any of them. It's only you and me who don't get to keep any secrets.
You don't even get to know who They are, it may include corporations.
You get to play poker but have to keep all your cards face up.
It's not you that's incompetent...
" screen of 10.1-plus inches."
That's 7 and larger... it's installed on my Nexus 7
And it needs KitKat 4.4 not Lollipop.
You need an Office 365 account for screens bigger then 10.1. Only need a microsoft account for small screens.
Silly Apple fanboy might want to read the description in the android store before spouting crap.
I think it's more the carriers then Google. The only upgrade they are interested in are ones that come with a new contract (that is upgrade to a new phone). I have never received an upgrade for any phone I bought from a carrier even when newer phones were being sold with newer software they didn't offer upgrades for the older phones. I had to find a debranding tool so I could install the factory update.
I just hope Google produce another Nexus 4 size phone.
Record companies don't know what they are doing.
I setup a website for a live performance of band 'owned' by Sony. Sony provided content for the site and approved it before the site went live.
Next day I get Take it down NOW or else notice from a different bunch at Sony. After much forwarding of emails (and an attempt to get our host to take down our page) they agreed I had permission, but said I had to state that there was no way anyone could download any content form our site. I was not going to lie so I said...
"Our website content protection technology is equal to or better then the system used by Sony"
Sony - right click save as. Just like our site.
"Microsoft will be pulling out all the stops to help attendees walk away from the event with the idea there is now “one Windows” – not separate versions of things called Windows for PCs, phones and tablets."
So they may have fixed the different development problem so that's fine for a Flappy Bird app. But the type of program you want to run on a desktop are not going to run on a phone, and most phone apps are pointless on a desktop (like the full screen Win8 calculator)
It's true that it didn't do anything about the penis pills and other magic woo sellers, but my spam fillers get 99% of that stuff.
What it did kill off was "legitimate" companies that thought it was OK to use an email address you supplied for one purpose to spam the crap out of you (except they call it an email blast so it was totally not spam).
So now I get a please let us spam you email, and I do nothing.
I see they are listed as having In-app purchases.
Word is 115 MB. Excel 125 MB.
Word. Kind of slow. Works with my Work Office 365 account. Can open work onedrive files, but can't save for some reason (normal win8 style non useful error message).
Works with dropbox, and can save in subfolders unlike the phone app.
Excel could see my files in onedrive, but could not open them. Worked fine with dropbox.It's a separate install, but I didn't have to log on with Excel, it used the word logon.
I'll have to play with them more to know if they are better then other android office apps, or just slower.
And they need to define what is a crime (good luck with that) so that people can know what they are typing is a crime before they click send.
But it will be some wishy washy thing and will just end up being a law important people can use to hit people they don't like.
There are already LOTS of China phones (and tablets) with Google free android. That's not a problem.
But unlike Amazon* they don't have an app store so people google for instructions to install the google apps, or use dodgy app download sites.
Google free is not the problem. Having something else to replace the Google bits is the problem.
As Amazon have shown it's possible to build a Google free android device (more the tablets then the joke of a phone). But is Amazon "less evil" then Google, or Apple...
But don't even think about building a non-Apple IOS device. You could build a WinPhone, but you are going to have one of them there evil secret agreements and good luck with not using the MS app store.
* Nokia's android was still born, only surprise was it lasted as long as it did.
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