* Posts by a_aramini

4 posts • joined 7 Feb 2018

Boffins crack smartphone location tracking – even if you've turned off the GPS


Re: Bad idea

In politics, the number of years it takes on paper to "achieve" any major long-term goal is always expressed as the number of years left in the politician's current term plus 1yr. Thus, a 4yr term = a 5yr plan.

No Windows 10, no Office 2019, says Microsoft


In other news...

Linux fanbois and Microsoft fanbois continue on with a twenty yr old tradition of hashing out OS wars in comments...while everyone else exercises what remains of their personal freedoms to pick the OS they want to use and carry on with their lives :-D

Google's cell network Project Fi charged me for using Wi-Fi – lawsuit


Turn off the Smart Network Switch feature under Settings > WiFi > Advanced. That feature will cause the device switch to mobile data if it cant connect to wifi. Or, just disable mobile data when at home.


Easy enough to test. Disable mobile data when connected to wifi. If still being charged then shame on Google. If not being charged, shame on you. It's always wise to disable mobile data when using wifi, especially if one does not have an unlimited plan.


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