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Forum: Software & Technology 01-21-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By ahow
Installing via Bootcamp is easy. Booting between...

Installing via Bootcamp is easy. Booting between the two is just a matter of holding down the option key during reboot, otherwise it just auto reboots to whatever you were last using.

I don't know...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-25-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,143
Posted By ahow
I still occasionally sell a phone on there, but...

I still occasionally sell a phone on there, but it is sporadic. I closed my repair shop last month, but still have parts around.

I currently have a rose gold 16gb iPhone 6S for $115 and an iPhone...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-25-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,143
Posted By ahow
As per usual, don't buy new. Get something used...

As per usual, don't buy new. Get something used at swappa.com (http://swappa.com)
Forum: Software & Technology 11-10-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By ahow
I would say this would be the way to go if she...

I would say this would be the way to go if she had a wimpy laptop for browsing email/social media on the road and then maybe a NUC with a big monitor for light video/audio/photo editing or something...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-05-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By ahow
I haven't used Amplifi, but I've been using Unifi...

I haven't used Amplifi, but I've been using Unifi for years now. For the price, there really isn't a better performing system than Ubiquiti's gear, I don't think. I love their routers, switches, and...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-19-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By ahow
Basically, once it has been well dried, it will...

Basically, once it has been well dried, it will either work or not. There are some techniques that involve cleaning circuit boards with high % rubbing alcohol, but they are not very reliable since...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-19-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By ahow
I'll second Simon Tatham's. I just spent a couple...

I'll second Simon Tatham's. I just spent a couple hours flying to San Diego while playing Loopy. Towers and Keen are my favorites.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-30-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,143
Posted By ahow
As yoyo pointed out, there is new in the shrink...

As yoyo pointed out, there is new in the shrink wrap stuff on there too. For example, an iPhone Xr from apple is starting price of $749. A new in the shrink wrap Verizon iPhone Xr from Swappa is...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-27-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,143
Posted By ahow
Ok, why did it censor the word actuary with a...

Ok, why did it censor the word actuary with a curly bracket after it? I swear I wasn't calling Deep Purple anything derogatory.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-26-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,143
Posted By ahow
Hello Mr {frugal *********, are you paying full...

Hello Mr {frugal *********, are you paying full price for phones from your carrier? If so, WHY THE HECK WOULD YOU DO THAT?!?

http://swappa.com
Forum: Software & Technology 05-10-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
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, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
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, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
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, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,058
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 53,808
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,205
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, 12:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,205
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, 05:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,205
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, 01:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,205
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, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,309
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, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,309
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, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,477
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, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,997
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, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,477
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, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,477
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.
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