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Forum: Software & Technology 05-10-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By ahow
Our stop command wasn't working on whatever day...

Our stop command wasn't working on whatever day IO was. Still had to do the "Hey Google, cancel alarm" two or three times. I haven't tried again since then though.
Forum: Software & Technology 05-08-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By ahow
If you use the same AppleID on a Mac, those...

If you use the same AppleID on a Mac, those targets will sync to Safari on the Mac as well.
Forum: Software & Technology 05-08-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By ahow
The most exciting things for me were: 1) The...

The most exciting things for me were:

1) The "stop" commands. We use a Home Mini in our kitchen and the kids bathroom for timers and stopping the timer alert by saying "Hey Google, cancel alarm"...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-15-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,466
Posted By ahow
We are debating signing up just for hockey...

We are debating signing up just for hockey playoffs since the NHL.tv app is getting blacked out so much during playoffs.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-07-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 51,992
Posted By ahow
I think there are free options such as KeePass,...

I think there are free options such as KeePass, but if you think LastPass is clunky, I got bad news for you.

Most others, such as DashLane and 1Password are much more expensive.

You might also...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-04-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,646
Posted By ahow
Right, but then you have an inch or so of totally...

Right, but then you have an inch or so of totally unused space at the top. At least part of that area is used for notifications on one side and status indicators on the other.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-03-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,646
Posted By ahow
It doesn't bother me. Notifications and status...

It doesn't bother me. Notifications and status stuff goes there. Any app that is full screen just doesn't use that area. I've not had it be an issue yet.

I would have a hard time imagining the...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-02-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,646
Posted By ahow
Yep, I got my Pixel 3XL on a BOGO50%off in early...

Yep, I got my Pixel 3XL on a BOGO50%off in early December. So weird.
Forum: Software & Technology 03-30-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,646
Posted By ahow
Neither the iPhone 11 nor Pixel 4 is coming out...

Neither the iPhone 11 nor Pixel 4 is coming out for another 6 months, so if you need a phone, get a phone. If you don't, wait. When they come out, they won't be discounted, so I wouldn't bother...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-17-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,075
Posted By ahow
I don't use Linux much, but that sounds much...

I don't use Linux much, but that sounds much better than when I was doing that stuff manually.
Forum: Software & Technology 03-15-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,075
Posted By ahow
For your husband, there will be a learning curve,...

For your husband, there will be a learning curve, but a combo of "cron" and "rsync" should work well for local backups. Those are both built-in linux commands and very reliable/robust. There are tons...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-13-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,273
Posted By ahow
I know for a fact that the newer XPS 13 flips...

I know for a fact that the newer XPS 13 flips completely around and the hinges are pretty reliable since my wife has one for work. I don't know about the tent mode, but according to the link above,...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-12-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,930
Posted By ahow
My Subaru has dual cameras for the EyeSight...

My Subaru has dual cameras for the EyeSight system, but I don't think they are user accessible, which is a bummer.
Forum: Software & Technology 03-12-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,273
Posted By ahow
I wonder if you could just fold the keyboard all...

I wonder if you could just fold the keyboard all the way around and buy a small stand to hold it up at an angle.

It looks like maybe tent mode is a thing on the XPS 13:...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-11-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,273
Posted By ahow
The XPS 13 is one of my favorites and probably...

The XPS 13 is one of my favorites and probably what I would get if I were in the market now. My wife has one for work and loves it. You can find them very reasonable on eBay too.
...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-01-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,062
Posted By ahow
No need to spend $100 on bluetooth headphones....

No need to spend $100 on bluetooth headphones. These are the ones I've used for two years and they are great....
Forum: Software & Technology 03-01-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,062
Posted By ahow
Oops, yes, needle in the headphone jack. I'll fix...

Oops, yes, needle in the headphone jack. I'll fix the typo.
Forum: Software & Technology 03-01-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,062
Posted By ahow
I run a cell phone repair shop. Here are my...

I run a cell phone repair shop. Here are my opinions:
99% chance it is lint in the charging port and headphone jack. For the charging port, be SUPER CAREFUL but use an Xacto knife to get the lint...
Forum: Software & Technology 02-25-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By ahow
IFYP

IFYP
Forum: Software & Technology 02-01-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By ahow
In my car, it does exactly what you want - play...

In my car, it does exactly what you want - play music from my phone via bluetooth and interrupts with GPS instructions. There is a separate volume control on my car for the music volume and the GPS...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-19-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 98,682
Posted By ahow
See everyone in about 4-6 hours... ...

See everyone in about 4-6 hours...
http://www.complexity-explorables.org
Forum: Software & Technology 12-05-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,880
Posted By ahow
Pixel phones now have call screening where Google...

Pixel phones now have call screening where Google Assistant answers the phone and asks the person why they are calling, then tells you, and you can decide to pick up. I've used the button, but...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-04-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,468
Posted By ahow
Heads up: ...

Heads up:
https://lifehacker.com/google-fis-new-bill-protection-is-perfect-if-you-only-1822166834
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,368
Posted By ahow
To clarify, they do use both T-mobile and Sprint...

To clarify, they do use both T-mobile and Sprint if you use a fully supported phone (X4, v20?, Pixel, or Nexus 6P/5X). If you use a data only SIM in any device, you can only use T-mobile.

If you...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,368
Posted By ahow
This. They added support for Samsung phones which...

This. They added support for Samsung phones which is a huge portion of the market. Not sure if that gets it to a majority or not. I probably would have used another word than "most."
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