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Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Hour 20 Minutes ago by: AJL

Not that big of a deal. I use a Y-connector on my Chrome tablet which like iStuff only came with one (USB-C in my case) port. It's a bit of a PITA but works fine. In the future I think I'll stick to stuff with a separate audio port. Unf

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 3 Hours 36 Minutes ago by: nospam

no. the best solution is a mains-powered speaker which uses a wireless connection between phone and speaker, or a direct connection to the source which eliminates the phone (or computer).

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 3 Hours 43 Minutes ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Nonsense.

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 4 Hours 22 Minutes ago by: sms

True. I would not called those devices "complicated" though. You could also charge wirelessly if the phone supports it. It's a little less expensive at officesupply.com, especially with their 10% off coupon. <https://www.officesup

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 4 Hours 31 Minutes ago by: sms

I plugged my Logitech USB speakers into two Android phones with a USB-C to USB-A adapter. It works fine, but the volume is not nearly as high as it is when plugged into my laptop. I don't have one of the USB-C speakers like the Microso

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 4 Hours 58 Minutes ago by: micky

This would be a place, would it not?, to buy one of those (complicated?) "Y-connectors" to keep charging the phone through the usb-c while playing the sound through the same port. Another ad for the same thing: https://www.amazon.com

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 5 Hours 2 Minutes ago by: micky

That looks pretty good. Thanks. And it makes me wonder if I can use my small USB laptop speakers, with a USB-A to USB-C adapter????? They are about 6" wide and 1.5" high, powered by the laptop, and they work great. I can hear music we

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 6 Hours 6 Minutes ago by: Rob

So more and more likely it is partly determined by the mobile operator... I have checked on A6, A40, A41 and A52 and neither of them have that. For some models it even looks like when they initally did not support VoWIFI or it was buggy,

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 6 Hours 31 Minutes ago by: nospam

even better is a wireless speaker, eliminating the need for cables and works for any platform. they use bluetooth, airplay or direct streaming. some of the more common models include sonos, nest audio and homepod. some include a voice

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 8 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

I've tested every suggested freeware solution known to these two newsgroups for over a decade to mount Android over Wi-Fi on Windows as a drive letter. Frank Slootweg is correct that the catch-22 for _unrooted_ Android when trying to us

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 8 Hours 3 Minutes ago by: sms

Another option, for Android, is a USB-C speaker. The advantage over Bluetooth speakers is that there is no need to charge or power the speaker separately, USB-C OTG will power the speaker as well as transfer the audio. Microsoft has o

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 8 Hours 51 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

I've seen this problem before with others but it never happens with me. To get a good datapoint, is _this_ URL broken in half for anyone? <https://www.howtogeek.com/700733/how-to-link-an-android-phone-to-a-windows-10-pc-with-microsofts

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 9 Hours 4 Minutes ago by: Andy Burns

On the A21s I have here (VoWiFi not yet enababled by asda/voda) there is a WiFi vs Mobile preference ...

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 9 Hours 33 Minutes ago by: David Taylor

Or even sub-titles!

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 10 Hours 15 Minutes ago by: Rob

It is not that simple. It is a service on the network that is accessed by software on the phone, and if it is going to work depends on these two being compatible. I can confirm that the offered options w.r.t WiFi calling (and also the r

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 10 Hours 18 Minutes ago by: Allodoxaphobia

As someone who wears hearing aids I can attest to the fact that louder does NOT mean more intelligible. What I could use is a small window containing synchronized moving lips. Jonesy

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 12 Hours 14 Minutes ago by: nospam

some do.

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Hours 39 Minutes ago by: micky

Louder will help too.

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Hours 27 Minutes ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Only a ver tiny little spectrum of what makes sound to good sound. Cellphones will never have good sound from the speaker(s) for very simple physical reasons.

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 15 Hours 29 Minutes ago by: Joerg Lorenz

I think not many in this thread seem to understand the physical importance of the volume of the speaker system for the quality of the sound. A cell phone - even a tablet - does not have the form factor for good quality sound from the spea

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 16 Hours 28 Minutes ago by: Chris

That makes it louder not better.

Re: Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto Windows over Wi-Fi as a driver letter using a free/ad-free Android WebDAV server (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 4 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

No sense repeating what is already in the detailed step by step tutorial which Andy Burns already spoke about in the first response to the OP. <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Both sdcards mounted> *Tutorial: Mounting smar

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 5 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

No sense repeating what is already in the detailed step by step tutorial which Andy Burns already spoke about in the first response to the OP. <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Both sdcards mounted> *Tutorial: Mounting smar

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 18 Hours 6 Minutes ago by: micky

That's a good idea. Way back in 1971 when I had a wrist watch with an alarm, I'd put it in a glass ashtray and it was much louder, enough to wake me up when traveling. More answers later.

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 22 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

Try this method of keeping the link in one line (let me know if it worked): *How to Link an Android Phone to a Windows 10 PC With Microsoft Phone Link* <https://www.howtogeek.com/700733/how-to-link-an-android-phone-to-a-windows-10-pc-w

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 35 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

In the Android newsgroup the same question was asked where Steve responded first with FTP, and, in response, I outlined _all_ the known methods we've tested over the years, so rather than repeat all that effort, I'll paste it here so not

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 38 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

This is the exact same one-line question the OP posted to the Android newsgroup, (which is fine), but rather than type up a new response given all the work I put into responding there, I'll just paste what I wrote there to help him out,

Re: Appear in File Explorer (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 43 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

To be purposefully helpful, below is a summary of tested connections. For the technically competent, Frank Slootweg and I spent a ton of time analyzing _all_ the possible networking solutions over Wi-Fi years ago. a. FTP servers b. HTTP

Re: Appear in File Explorer (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Hours 51 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

I would like to be purposefully helpful to answer your question. Given there are _many_ potential solutions, there probably isn't enough information in your one sentence to steer you toward the best solution. Yet, to keep being purpose

Re: Appear in File Explorer (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Hours ago by: sms

Mount the phone as network storage Use an Android FTP app, i.e. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.medhaapps.wififtpserver.pro See <https://www.guidingtech.com/use-ftp-server-file-transfer-android/>

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Hours 49 Minutes ago by: Bob F

Got a BEER GLASS? https://www.maketecheasier.com/improve-sound-android/

Appear in File Explorer

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 23 Hours 2 Minutes ago by: MajorLanGod

How can I make my Android phone appear as a device in Windows File Explorer without having a USB connection to my PC, aka over Wi-Fi?

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Day 2 Hours ago by: nospam

they do, especially apple, who even offers spatial audio on the built in speakers. some do, but definitely not most.

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Day 2 Hours ago by: sms

You won't, but that said, some phones are much better than others when it comes to sound from the built-in speakers. To begin with, you want to look for phones with dual front-facing speakers, not with one speaker at the bottom. Not

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Day 3 Hours ago by: sms

Actually, I forgot that there is also the Sony Xperia 1 III <https://electronics.sony.com/mobile/smartphone/all/p/xqbc62-v>, which is even more expensive than the Asus ROG 5s, $1199. Personally there are times when I'd love to have r

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Day 4 Hours ago by: sms

Yes, the Asus ROG Phone 5s has excellent sound without earbuds or a Bluetooth speaker. It's ranked as the phone with the best quality sound from the speakers. I has two front speakers, unlike most phones where one speaker is at the bot

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: nospam

actually, it can be measured objectively. that might have been true for early analog cellphones, however, with digital, cellular call quality is better than pots, and with hd voice on modern cellphones as well as voip, call quality is

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Just an example: How are you going to get the big bass sound possible from a Bluetooth-attached speaker from that picyune speaker inside the phone? "Good" is subjective. Those raised on cell phones are often found stating the quality o

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

I use a Mega-Boom 3 from Logitech to listen my favorite radio stations and my own music from my cell in unbeaten quality. Recently I drove from Switzerland to Toulon in France listening online 9 hours to my radio stations. Phantastic co

Re: Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: nospam

some do. it depends on the phone.

Phones with better sound, from built-in speakers?

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: micky

Do any cell phones have good sound without using earbuds or bluetooth speakers, just from the speakers in the phone? I'm pleased that with this one I can hear a phone call or radio program, but it woudl be nice if it sounded more musical,

Re: phone slowed down (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Do they?

Re: Slower than molasses (thread)

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phone slowed down

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Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: s|b

That's what I got from one of the apps \-:

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: s|b

My head is spinning.

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: s|b

I like easy. :-) But it doesn't seem to work. I just spoke to someone from the helpdesk and he told me they haven't succeeded in activating even one phone that isn't supported. But at least they tried...

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

You can bullshit everyone else nospam all you want but I happen to own adult cognitive skills that you never seem to be able to step up to. The main point is that you're a sadistic worthless piece of shit who never has any intent on hel

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

There are people who are good people trying to help & then there's nospam. We're trying to help you and s|b (any way we possibly can), but we have to keep in mind there will always be people like nospam who aren't helpful. They just wa

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Statements like that are how we know your IQ is rather low, nospam. We covered this topic, multiple times nospam, and you never remember a thing because if a normal adult uses ten facts to make a conclusion, you only use one to make yo

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Just FYI, that doesn't work on my phone (it tries to make a call). But this brings up the Wi-Fi calling & allows me to set preferences. <https://i.postimg.cc/sxn4F1WS/adb14.jpg> Wi-Fi Calling Activity Funnily enough, that was in my

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Unfortunately, Steve is ignorant of what is said in any given thread as I had already mentioned that app days ago, and you had already responded what you thought of is, so I am sorry that Steve wasted your time again on something that he

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

operator settings have to be signed by a cert which exists on the SIM (i.e. good luck trying to alter them)

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: nospam

nope. that's not how it works. provisioning is done in software, and in some cases, it's sim-dependent. that's because it's provisioned in software. anyone who knows what tac means (i.e., not the frontline agents who read from a sc

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm sorry if that app sucks but I only suggested it 'cuz s|b doesn't seem like the type to be creating a homescreen shortcut to the desired Activity. There may be a better app that does what you need though, as shown here: <https://pla

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I'd say that's more of an advert carrier, than a sensible app, it doesn't let you do anything you can't already do, and those things don't let you turn wifi calling on anyway (at least in my case).

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

The relevant activities that I know about (from the Pixel5a, they may be different on other phones) 1) since the *#*#INFO#*#* doesn't work on all phones, its full name is com.android.phone.settings.RadioInfo From there you can see (

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: sms

The carrier looks at the TAC portion of the IMEI (which specifies the phone model) and determines which features to enable. The SIM card can also enable and disable certain features, but not selectively by phone model, and since you sa

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I wouldn't trust _any_ search in any Activity reporting utility on Android. BTW, there are a half dozen or so I use where they come in four flavors. 1. The type that just shows public activities (on an app-by-app basis) 2. The type tha

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Well, as far as I can tell, if your phone can't pull up a "page" inside of Android that _other_ phones _can_ pull up, then it's only one of these: a. That "page" (aka "Activity") simply doesn't exist on your phone. b. Or, that "page" is

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I'm sure there are better apps, that one works, and has no ads, all I did was search for intents matching wificall and vowifi

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

It would be handy to be able to determine which. That app doesn't provide any functionality of its own, it's advert heavy and you can invoke both screens in other ways e.g. the *#*# option or Activity Launcher in my case the "Wifi Cal

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi S or B, It's not that simple. :) You have, oh, probably a thousand "Activities" on your phone right now, only some of which are hidden of course, but those numbers above aren't going to find them (although a keypad may find a coup

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: s|b

Damn! I barely know of adb. This is above my pay grade... That I can understand. Thanks for trying.

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: s|b

At least one of us seems to be able to use it. (-: Yes, but my provider should still enable it, no? Although the page mentions 'Belgium:Telenet' (my provider) it doesn't seem to work. I tapped on 'Wifi Calling Setting', but it just

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: s|b

Sorry, just read your other posting. I used *#*#4636#*#* to see what's there and WiFi calling isn't enabled, so I don't think there would be any point in trying it?

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 8 Hours ago by: s|b

Please explain Activity.

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I'm going to park this until next weekend, when the asda SIM ought to allow wifi calling, it does already show as provisioned in the Phone Info activity, which is more than the virgin SIM does

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

OK. Well then you already know about _hidden_ Activities, and that they sometimes can be brought to the fore (if they exist at all on your device). For the others on this conversation, particularly [s or b], an "Activity" is simply a s

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Sure, I have "Activity Launcher" by Adam Szalkowski installed on my devices The Huawei tablet (running android 9 and is a wifi-only device) shows Phone Services com.android.phone.settings.WifiCallingSettings com.android.phone.setting

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

They can certainly send configuration text messages to reconfigure things such as SMSC, APN, etc, also android has a whole API related to carrier configuration, I think they have to sign "stuff" with a certificate that is stored on th

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Andy, I don't know if s|b knows what an "Activity" is, but I think you do, right? Have you tried to bring up the (likely hidden) Activity for Wi-Fi calling?

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Did you try to bring up the hidden wi-fi calling settings Activity yet?

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Can interfacing a smartphone to Windows get any better than this? <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Today I solved _all_ the problems I had run into, thanks to the advice from other helpful intelligent people such as Andy Burn

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: s|b

It seems so. It's probably me, but I find this strange. Why not show a greyed-out option? It's not enabled at my end. My provider tried to activate, but all it did was stop the SMS (about failed settings) that I got every time I turne

Re: Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & Windows? (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks to a suggestion by "Big Al", I was able to _combine_ the advantage of _two_ WebDAV servers, one to mount the internal sdcard over one port over Wi-Fi and the other WebDAV server to mount the external sdcard over a different port o

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: s|b

I just read Andy Burns's follow-up: apologies to you. I'll have to search for someone with another provider (with better WiFi calling support) and borrow his/her SIM so I can see if the setting appears.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

SOLVED! Thank you for that purposefully helpful kind & astute suggestion! <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Both sdcards mounted Following up on your excellent advice, I mounted the entire internal sdcard over Wi-Fi as Wind

Re: Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto Windows over Wi-Fi as a driver letter using a free/ad-free Android WebDAV server (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

SOLVED! Thank you for that purposefully helpful kind & astute suggestion! <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Both sdcards mounted Following up on your excellent advice, I mounted the entire internal sdcard over Wi-Fi as Wind

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: s|b

So my provider can change the menu settings on my phone? No, they can not. They've confirmed this: they can (try and) activate WiFi calling, but they can *not* change my menu settings. The setting should at least be there, in my case, gr

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

"New customers will be able to use Wi-Fi calling 7 days after activating" thanks a lot asda/vodafone ...

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I've splurged £5.50 on a ASDA PAYG SIM, so now I have the Pix5a, Pix3, Galaxy A21s phones and two SIMs ready to do lots of swapping. The Samsung does allow enabling WiFi calling in the dialler, but ... making a call when flight mode

Re: Tutorial: Working examples using Windows adb with Android over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I found the solution and documented it in a tutorial so that nobody else has to go through the effort that I just went through to solve it. Gory details (sufficient for anyone to reproduce my success) is here: *Tutorial: Mounting smart

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: David Taylor

There was a time when technical support at Virgin Media (well, Blueyonder) could be contacted and you would get good answers quickly. Now all I get is the usual switch off/on, reboot garbage. Sometimes it's even in an accent one can

Re: Are you using the "adaptive battery" settings in Android 12? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: flibbertigibbet

I turned them all on as soon as I found out about them because though fast-charging is useful when in a hurry and charging to 100% seems the best thing to do, those battery-protection settings are ideal if, like me, you've got an expensi

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

My old SIM was 3+ years old, when I got the Pixel5a I just transferred the SIM over and it didn't need anything changing for 5G to work (in the few places locally where I know there's signal) but they recently sent me a new SIM after I

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: David Taylor

Further, my wife's phone /doesn't/ have Voice over Wi-Fi! Her contract is older than mine. I renewed less than a year ago to get 5G capability, and a new SIM for that. Yes, home broadband (200/20 Mbps) -- Cheers, David Web: http://

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

odd, you don't get VoLTE, I do yep, that's what I'm missing, virgin are convinced they've turned it on for me at their end their broadband at home you mean?

Re: Are you using the "adaptive battery" settings in Android 12? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: John McGaw

My Pixel 6 Pro offers two Adaptive options: Adaptive Battery and Adaptive Charging. I have both of them turned on. Battery percentage is in the parent menu of Adaptive. I have it turned off since Energy Ring Universal Edition does what

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 9 Hours ago by: David Taylor

Yes, in IMS status: IMS Registration: Registered Voice over LTE: Unavailable Voice over WiFi: Available Video calling: Unavailable UT Interface: Available. I also have the Virgin Internet, if that makes any difference?

Re: Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: Big Al

Could you have mounted both the internal and external storage using two drive letters Z: and Y:? I don't follow a lot of what you did but find it interesting you could do it, not that I would though. What I can get off my phone with a si

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Thanks, it's handy to know that there are some Virgin+Pixel customers with it working Presumably the wifi options within *#*INFO#*#* do say provisioned/available in your case? Mine's just decreased from £12.05 to £7.00

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 14 Hours ago by: David Taylor

On my Pixel 6 Pro the WiFi is listed, and can be enabled. It was already enabled. I'm on Virgin £6.00 a month (just been increased to ? £6.37).

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generic_Access_Network When a user buys equipment independently of the service provider he has to make sure that the wanted services are accessible on the new equipment *before purchase*. Especially when the

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

And you don't consider that 3GPP is very much the successor organisation to ETSI/GSM? <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3GPP> Ooh look, they're responsible for IMS (which includes WiFi calling)

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

3G and onwards are not GSM-Standards anymore. Many carriers (like Verizon) will shut down GSM and CDMA in 2022. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GSM

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

You do not understand much: Wifi Calling is not part of it.

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Because phones use global standards, the clue is in the G of GSM.

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

You can't alter the sliders on this dialog, they're just indicators, not controls. <http://andyburns.uk/misc/pixel5a-phone-info.png> Yes, mostly Nexus/Pixel devices are "clean android" with one worldwide firmware release, though occ

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

That is exactly what happens with my Pixel 4. My provider is theoretically providing Wifi-Calling but it does not work on Pixel phones. Connetivitywise Pixel phones are substandard compared to iPhones starting with the iPhone 5S more tha

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I'm having a similar issue with Virgin Media in the UK In the past, their policy was that unless the phone is on a list of specific models they wouldn't enable it, now at least they will try any phone that claims to support WiFi calli

Re: Can someone please explain how permissions work between (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

Most wouldn’t give him the time of day.

Re: Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Alan

Would you pay any attention of someone did?

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Has anyone here used WebDav to mount Android onto Windows as a drive over Wi-Fi? If so, can _you_ see your Android external sdcard from Windows over Wi-Fi? I can't. I can see _everything_ else (including the root filesystem!) but not th

Re: Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & Windows? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I solved the problem by giving up on the simpler WebDav server. When I was very careful setting up a more complex WebDav server, the folder permissions finally worked the way I wanted them to work. Gory details (sufficient for anyone

Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto Windows over Wi-Fi as a driver letter using a free/ad-free Android WebDAV server

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto Windows over Wi-Fi as a driver letter using only a free, ad-free Android WebDAV server Posted out of the goodness of my heart to help others mount their sm

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

For the record, for anyone attempting to reset the Android Advertising ID from Windows, Android 11 and below would reset the id to a GUID, or globally unique ID, (similar to what Windows 95 CoCreateGUID created, according to Mayayana's k

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

Aurgh. There's _another_ common situation where the wireless debugging option is turned off without your action, which is if you turn off your Wi-Fi, even for a moment. <https://i.postimg.cc/9M0Tqzm6/adb01.jpg> Wireless debugging opti

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi S or B, I'd like to help you out, as you've helped me many times in the past. <https://i.postimg.cc/9fYvr91P/wificalling02.jpg> WiFi calling Activity I thank you for bringing up this issue which I know absolutely nothing about, but

Re: Are you using the "adaptive battery" settings in Android 12? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

Here's what is on mine in the Android 12 "More battery settings" Activity: <https://i.postimg.cc/PJ2G9HsG/charging16.jpg> New battery settings Thanks for letting me know as Usenet is a team sport, and I don't have any idea what's on an

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

How to you come to this conclusion? That is a problem of your service provider in the first place and not Gooogle. Wifi calling is a network service. Why do you buy a phone that is not supported in your country? In Germany it seems to w

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 3 Hours ago by: s|b

Root came to mind, but I've done this in the past and it results in several apps (offered by my carrier who is also my internet and television provider) not working anymore. But I will certainly keep it in mind when 5G coverage in Belgiu

Re: No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 3 Hours ago by: Theo

I wonder if there's a way to change the provisioning. I don't know for Pixel, but for Samsung it was possible to flash the firmware from the 'wrong' carrier/country, which would get you access to features your carrier didn't offer. I'm

No WiFi calling on Pixel 6 (or Pixel 3)... in Belgium

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Posted: 5 Days 3 Hours ago by: s|b

I live in Belgium and have Telenet as my carrier. Officially they only support Apple, Samsung and Huawei when it comes to WiFi calling. I asked them to try and activate it for my Pixel 6. When I told them the setting for WiFi calling was

Re: Are you using the "adaptive battery" settings in Android 12? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I don't get that option. I have that, but turned off, given that I now get about 3.5 days on a full charge, so unless I'm going anywhere I only tend to charge it every couple of days, and don't need it "lowering" performance to exten

Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & Windows?

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Posted: 5 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & Windows? 1. Webdav is _fantastic_ to mount Android as a drive on Windows over Wi-Fi! net use X: \\192.168.0.2@8080\DavWWWRoot /USER:username password 2. When you do tha

Re: Slower than molasses (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Joe Beanfish

I've had similar experience with a Galaxy Tab 3. The battery stopped taking a charge so it sat on a shelf for a year. I decided on lark to try charging it again. It took a charge! Then I turned it on... It took many minutes to power up a

Are you using the "adaptive battery" settings in Android 12?

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Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I didn't notice if these settings were in Android 11, but I've been testing my battery by running it to zero and back to 100% when I accidentally ran into this Android 12 setting: Android 12:Settings > Battery and device care > More batte

Re: Slower than molasses (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 16 Hours ago by: David Taylor

I had the same experience with an iPad 1 I discovered in a cupboard. Oh, and an Android Nexus-7 tablet, too. I think it's partially that you get used to faster speeds on the newer devices, and partially that on first wake-up after a

Re: Slower than molasses (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 17 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Aha.

Slower than molasses

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: MajorLanGod

I've been using personal electronic devices since the Newton. This includes a couple of Palms, a Google Pixel 2013, a forgotten followup. my current Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, and my Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit. I still have the Pixel, and

Re: Google an Apple to remove 1.5M apps

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

No. You didn't prove it. You didn't even state what the "real reason" for which you claim Apple did it.

Re: Google an Apple to remove 1.5M apps

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Jesus Christ Chris. Once or twice you said something an adult would say. The rest of the time you're a freakin' moron. If I use an analogy, only a kindergarten kid doesn't realize it's an analogy. You treat an analogy as if it's the re

Re: Tutorial: Working examples using Windows adb with Android over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Has anyone here used WebDav to mount Android onto Windows as a drive over Wi-Fi? If so, can _you_ see your Android external sdcard from Windows over Wi-Fi? I can't. I can see _everything_ else (including the root filesystem!) but not th

Re: How to debug flaky Android-to-Windows FTP connection in Windows

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: benji hunt

You are in midst of an important printing operation and due to no apparent reason, the Epson printer won’t print. This scenario can be highly vexing. If you want to find a retort to this issue, you are in the right place. This article enl

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

Notice the iKooks like Lewis are literally _afraid_ of facts. Given the dozen reliable resources (see below), it's interesting the iKooks like Lewis are so afraid of facts, they claim facts can't exist. And yet, they do. *Warped Roto

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Lewis

Oh, it's comedy gold. Obviously by "well educated: s.he.it means "kicked out of kindergarten" and by 'scientist' s/he/it means 'I have a spell checker... etc. There's been a lot of dumb fucks in this group over the years, but arlen is t

Re: Tutorial: Working examples using Windows adb with Android over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

For the record, for anyone attempting to reset the Android Advertising ID from Windows, Android 11 and below would reset the id to a GUID, or globally unique ID, (similar to what Windows 95 CoCreateGUID created, according to Mayayana's k

OT: You want sources, Arlen? OK (Disc brake warping)

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Posted: 7 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

'REDUCTION OF RESIDUAL STRESSES IN CAST BRAKE ROTORS A Materials Science & Engineering Capstone Senior Design Project Sponsored by ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Trevor Gibson (Project Leader) Carol Deming (Engineer) Lance Taylor (Engineer) Nic

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

A claim not supported by anything. Supra. It's also well-known that you don't have to heat a metal to its melting point for it to become plastic. Heat has to be transmitted to those other components... ...and that doesn't happen.

Re: Note pad (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: Elfida Polat

My phone came with "Notes" https://www.cirayhurdacilik.com/

Re: Have you seen these Android 12 "Reset,Delete,GetNew advertising ID" changes? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"John McGaw" <Nobody@Nowh.ere> wrote | My ID is 32 characters long, looks to be hexadecimal, and these characters | are arranged in 5 groups (8-4-4-4-12). That's what's known as a GUID, or globally unique ID, based on a number of facto

Obtaining Android device identifiers & runtime environment & other IDs & versions

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Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It would be nice to have a single app that gave all the device information we need, such as the various IDs and runtime environment versions, where these are the ones I use (I post this so others benefit & help out). These some I use, ea

Re: Have you seen these Android 12 "Reset,Delete,GetNew advertising ID" changes? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

1. I'm glad you confirmed it was all zeroes as I was thinking it might be just me since I cleared the advertising ID using adb from Windows. 2. I'm with you - no thanks on the "personalized ads" for me too. BTW, let me know if you e

Re: Have you seen these Android 12 "Reset,Delete,GetNew advertising (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Standard UUID format You'll probably get all 0s, which is what my pixel5a shows, I deleted the ad ID almost as soon as I bought it, having deleted it, the ads settings just shows one option to "get a new ad ID" which it says will giv

Re: Have you seen these Android 12 "Reset,Delete,GetNew advertising (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: John McGaw

Part of that must be Samsung specific. On my Pixel 6 Pro, presumably "unadulterated" Android 12 I see: Reset, Delete and Enable debug logging. My ID is 32 characters long, looks to be hexadecimal, and these characters are arranged in 5

Re: What is the easiest way to spoof the GSF Google Services

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Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Kaleem Ullah

dramacool for all korean dramas and kshows is available in our system http://dramacool.wiki/

Re: Have you seen these Android 12 "Reset,Delete,GetNew advertising ID" changes? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I only recently upgraded to Android 12 so I didn't even know the option existed until today for _deleting_ the advertising ID. Ah. From that I only belatedly just now realized the "all zeroes" must be what happens to everyone from dele

Re: VoiceMail (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: jaugustine

Hi Mayayana, Your response is what I was hoping for, "If I ignore them they disappear". Thank You Very Much, John

Re: Have you seen these Android 12 "Reset,Delete,GetNew advertising (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I deleted my ad ID and never noticed the difference I've been looking for a 3rd party app to display the ad ID, just to double check that it can't see anything other than zeroes

Have you seen these Android 12 "Reset,Delete,GetNew advertising ID" changes?

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Posted: 7 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Android12:Settings > Privacy > Ads Android12:Settings > Google > Ads Each of which points to 3 functionalities (2 of which are apparently new): {Privacy,Google} > Ads > Reset advertising ID {Privacy,Google} > Privacy > Ads > Delete a

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Up until this moment, I couldn't figure out why adb was _still_ flaky. I just figured out, belatedly so, yet another reason _why_ I keep losing the adb Wi-Fi connection between Windows and Android for screen mirroring. <https://i.postimg

Re: Google an Apple to remove 1.5M apps

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

What's interesting is nospam says he listed them, and then he says you lied by not finding them, and yet, *NOBODY* has _ever_ found them as nospam never listed them in the first place. Whenever nospam calls you a liar, that's a pre-empt

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Chris

The government is not responsible for other people's illegal activity. It's like blaming GM for letting their cars be stolen. Try this: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-52219896 You've done it again. No-one can prove a n

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Chris

That's the choice you've made. They aren't going to shoot you.

Re: Google an Apple to remove 1.5M apps

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Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Alan

You keep saying that...

Re: Google an Apple to remove 1.5M apps

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Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

*The fact remains that this topic has _nothing_ to do with 'old' apps.* Apple lied. The facts are here for anyone who cares about facts: *Why did Apple brazenly lie to its own app developers this week?* <https://groups.google.com/g/mi

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Steve, You are reading every word I state, which is fine, but stop pretending please, as it means you think I'm too stupid to realize you constantly regurgitate what I said about you. I don't think anyone here doubts I do brake jobs all

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Ooops. that was Moses. My bad! I openly apologize for that "factual" error. But the point remains that I am allergic to bullshit. If someone says God gave them a tablet at the top of the mountain where all we have is his word for it, I

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: sms

Correct. It's rather amusing to read this thread, which somehow ended up in the iPhone and Android newsgroups, where someone who has likely never performed an actual brake job on a vehicle attempts to promulgate misinformation on th

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi AMuzi, First off, let me state what should be obvious, but what might not be: a. I am a well educated scientist & engineer which means I'm extremely familiar with "things" that "seem" to be one way, but which aren't. b. I'm also

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Yikes. I apologize to Amuzi! I replied to this post "thinking" it was from Amuzi, who (along with Vic Smith) was the only person to propose an hypothesis of _how_ we can reconcile the fact that rotors at 2300 degrees would destroy brak

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Lewis is correct, in my opinion, which I can back up with reliable cites: *How Anecdotal Evidence Can Undermine Scientific Results* <https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-anecdotal-evidence-can-undermine-scientific-results/>

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm willing to listen to and read and watch "good science"; but I must first let you know that I'm allergic to people trying to bullshit me. I'm all about good science, where I appreciated that Vic Smith brought up that engineering tes

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Why did you concoct that purely imaginary fanciful strawman above Xeno? I wonder if you own the cognitive skills to realize you just proved my case and, at the same time, you proved that you can't comprehend basic facts? Basic facts th

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Lewis

No matter who you are, "my own experiences" is not a reference, much less a reliable one. A reference is something published and accepted by others, preferably through an editorial process that includes exports in the field. It is not so

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: AMuzi

Yes but beyond rotor temperature note the caliper and other components are _not_ glowing hot.

Re: VoiceMail (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Why do you think this is normal? It is very old-style because usually callers want talk to a specific person and not a location. That is only guaranteed by calling a cell phone.

Re: VoiceMail (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mayayana

<jaugustine@verizon.net> wrote | | I bought a Samsung Gallaxy A11 Tracfone to replace my old Tracfone (3G). | Note: Most of the time, the phone is turned OFF. I also have a landline | phone. | I have a nearly identical arrangemen

Re: VoiceMail (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Same procedure as every month.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 17 Hours ago by: Xeno

The only spec, ultimately, that matters is the minimum thickness spec. If the rotor won't clean before minimum thickness is reached, any gouge spec becomes irrelevant. I'm not going to put a machined rotor back on a customer's car if *

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 17 Hours ago by: Xeno

Me? Desperate? You must be joking? FWIW, Putin is a *liar*. I gave you the one I value most, my direct experience. I backed up my claim with reference to what I saw and did whilst working at my trade. My direct experience. Yes, I worke

Re: VoiceMail (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 17 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Here we go again a third time. Tracfone is an MVNO. They resell services from real carriers. Looks like your Tracfone account is linked to Verizon services. However, you have a Tracfone account, not a Verizon account, so you cannot l

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I can tell you're getting desperate because you have no defense to facts. You're acting just like Putin where you accuse me of what _you_ are doing. FACT: a. I gave you a dozen reliable references; none of which you read. b. You gave me

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Find even a _single_ reliable reference that backs up your claims. And I'll read it. Find just one.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's kind of interesting how _desperate_ you have become given not a single one of you read even a single one of the references already provided. All you "can" do is point to a special Porsche destructive testing jig. You do realize th

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Destructive testing has its place in terms of gathering scientific data. That situation was artificially created on a special "test jig for brakes" by Porsche as shown here <https://seinesystems.com/BrakeFade.htm> "Yellow color indicate

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Xeno

You are being deliberately disingenuous here! I have told you that I have *measured* warped rotors. It is very easy to prove that a rotor has warped, all you need is a dial indicator with a magnetic base. You measure the face and find

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Xeno

When people say *trust me*, it is far wiser to do the opposite. You might, I don't. One of the things I do is *test* any *theory* I come up with. Is the rotor warped? Intuition might tell you, my measurements tell me what the reality i

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: nospam

that's the point. some do, however, it's a parameter that is not particularly important for cars. it's also not something that's measured by carbon pile load testers. <https://www.cadex.com/products/spectro-ca-12-battery-rapid-tester>

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: sms

Testing the resistance and conductance can tell you if the battery is bad. But that can't tell you what the reserve capacity is.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: sms

Exactly. The idea that brake fluid would boil because the rotors got hot displays a profound cluelessness about how vehicle braking systems function.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

I found the docs to the load tester the my mechanic uses. It's a Sun VAT-40: <http://www.learnbydestroying.com/jeffl/Sun%20VAT-40/> <https://www.google.com/search?q=sun+vat-40&tbm=isch> Besides the battery, it also tests the alternator

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: AMuzi

further to my recent comments: http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads20/REDHOTBR+7001334174918.jpg Note relatively significant heat isolation of rotor braking surface as compared to caliper, brake lines, wheel bearing etc.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 9 Days ago by: AMuzi

Brake pads are thermal insulators so whatever is going on at the rotor doesn't necessarily melt rubber bits or boil brake fluid. There's also ample airflow and space between rotor and other components. Even brake shoe holders have mini

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Alan

Metals don't need to "soften" to undergo change due to relief of stress.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

Today I wrote a tutorial which shows an _easy_ way to install even hundreds of apps from Windows to Android over Wi-Fi using the command line. Tutorial: *Working examples using Android/Windows adb over Wi-Fi* The documentation below is

Tutorial: Working examples using Windows adb with Android over Wi-Fi

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Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

Tutorial: Working examples using Android/Windows adb over Wi-Fi The documentation below is designed to be as cut-&-paste as possible. This tutorial assumes you already installed adb & enabled USB debugging. <https://source.android.com/se

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

How is government fraud, not waste, Chris? The toilet seat example was actually from NASA of decades ago, where I didn't feel like looking it up (since space has its own requirements). Looking up "duck ponds", is _this_ what you're re

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

My taxes are over my income Chris, and have been for more than a decade. If I do not pay those high taxes, what do you think they'll do Chris?

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I realized belatedly that I didn't point out that the temperature it takes to "soften" rotors only has to be "locally" applied for what Amuzi is hypothesizing to occur, to occur. So, for example, you can perhaps get to the 2300 degrees

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

How about videos of warped rotors? Will those do?

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Finally someone on this newsgroup is using their brain. It's disconcerting that most people completely ignored the dozen references I provided and that they provided, in turn, a 20-second youtube from a kid in NJ which shows absolutely

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Steve, You probably know _how_ California amassed that surplus, which I appreciate as my only feeling is they should give us our money back (or pay down existing debt, which is the same thing said in another manner). It is interesting

Re: VoiceMail (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I know plenty of people who just call themselves a few times and leave a five second message each time until their alotted voicemail queue fills up (although they also need to set the automatic deletion time to "never").

Completely offline free ad-free passport photo generator

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Anyone know of a completely free and completely offline passport photo generator app for Android that does NOT use the Internet? The app I've been using turns out to require the Internet, which, I wasn't previously worried about but I'd

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: sms

California has benefited financially from the move to remote work, in multiple ways. First, tech company sales have gone way up. In my city, we were warned by our finance department not to expect the same sort of sales tax revenue inc

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: AMuzi

Differential thermal expansion does not require entering the plastic zone for the entire piece.

VoiceMail

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Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: jaugustine

Hi, I bought a Samsung Gallaxy A11 Tracfone to replace my old Tracfone (3G). Note: Most of the time, the phone is turned OFF. I also have a landline phone. I called Tracfone tech support in order to have the air time and minut

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris

Nope. Why make things up when there's so may real world examples? In the UK "duck ponds" are symptomatic with government waste. Google it. Like? Go on then. You've made 20-30 posts *not* making any specific comments. Now would be

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris

You made it up. Then desperately tried to justify and failed. From experience and your attempts trying to justify 80% simply proved it was nowhere near 80%. Sure hundreds of millions of £/€/$ sounds like a lot, but as a proportion

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 19 Hours ago by: sms

In the olden days they used a high-wattage/low-ohm resistor, like 0.5 ohms at 300 watts to cause the battery to put out about 25 amps (though as the voltage fell the current fell slightly). You time how long the battery takes to fall t

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I admit I had never seen this new QR code option Andy Burns asked about. <https://developer.android.com/studio/images/run/adb_wifi-wireless_debugging.png> Nor have I ever needed to use a six-digit "pairing code" Andy Burns spoke about.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

I think they'll pay down the debt accumulated in years without a surplus...

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: nospam

they might not disappear, but it does mean that those mechanics do not have modern tools. there's also old-school think that's resistant (no pun intended) to change.

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Andy, I think I figured out the problem. I have never seen a QR code, nor a "pairing code", per se, but of course, there is a pairing process over USB with adb & the phone that is almost automatic where it simply asks me to accept i

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

The mechanic who works on my 2001 Subaru has one with a carbon pile load. I know because I've repaired it a few times. Several of the auto shops that I frequent also have ancient chargers. Sorry to report, but the old stuff doesn't ju

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Don't worry. I knew the answer before I asked it of you. I understand. I know all about what people do. It's a basic question I ask of everyone who claims to measure rotors. They never even _know_ what the gouge spec is. Trust me

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

then it wasn't 'brutal voltage'. if it was, the battery would have been destroyed long before that. as you've been told by numerous people, a fast charger is high *current*, not high voltage, and stops when the voltage reaches a thresho

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

they did, except that those are now obsolete. nope. modern testers do not get warm, let alone hot. they perform an instantaneous check which measures cold cranking amps (cca), internal resistance, health (soh), state of charge (soc)

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

<https://www.youtube.com/shorts/fFY2MPylrS4>

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

<https://www.youtube.com/shorts/fFY2MPylrS4>

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan

He didn't dodge the issue and neither did I. He stated from personal experience that he had seen warped rotors and I presented video that conclusively showed warped rotors.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

Well, you know the approximate voltage. Instead of about 14V, the charger was delivering about 20V. You also know the current that was being drawn, which should appear on the ammeter on the charger. My guess would be 10 to 30 amps.

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Are you querying the need for a QR code or pairing-code to be entered? I'd have though that was a worthwhile security "bump" so that Johnny Hacker can't connect to your phone without an action from you ...

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Well, it was not "momentary", the thing was connected for something like a quarter an hour. I'm sure that the charger had a rate limiter, though. The problem was that the "mechanic" was not sufficiently familiar with the thing. She sh

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Xeno, I assess you as the most knowledgeable here (certainly you have more experience than I do); however I will point out you dodged both issues. 1. You dodged the issue that brake rotors can't possibly warp simply because the 2

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Steve, You make something as simple as a spec into some kind of voodoo magic. Every statement from you shows you have _never_ done a proper brake job in your entire life, which is why you posted total bullshit about rotor warp. Rotors

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: sms

It depends on the vehicle and how thick the rotors are. I recall my 1970's to 1990's VWs that had very thick rotors. The late 1970's was the time when disc brakes were becoming standard equipment even on lower-priced cars. Those roto

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I said why. You simply missed it. HINT: It's the _same_ reason you picked <80% as government waste. BTW, did you hear California has 98 billion dollars in excess money? Do you think they'll give back to us what they stole at gunpoint?

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris

Which you've not told anyone. (which, funnily No it isn't. False. Lol. What oversight is there in corporate spending? Oil and gas companies are going just that right now. And are racking up billions in extra profits with no cha

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 16 Hours ago by: Alan

The irony.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: Xeno

Recycle them - scrap iron.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hehhehheh... Lewis _hates_ that he knows nothing about the topic.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I have only about a half dozen old rotors in my garage in a heap. They're useful for weights, but I was hoping to find a use for them.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Almost nobody knows the spec for gouges for any given rotor in my experience, and, when the spec id finally found (if found), it's shocking how _huge_ a gouge has to be to fail a rotor. They're not really hard to measure though, simply

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 10 Days 18 Hours ago by: Xeno

I have often seen discs worn beyond limits by the end of the second set of pads. When to replace? When they don't clean up on a lathe, are undersized, or I use my judgement to assess that gouges, etc may cause bed-in and braking balanc

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 19 Hours ago by: Xeno

Can't recall. I just looked at the rotor gouge and, if *I* considered it too deep, into the bin it went. You have to realise that *any gouge* reduces the surface area for braking so if it doesn't machine out, it will take ages for the

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Lewis

Arleen is a lying sack of shit without the slightest hint of class. Please, every time you're going to reply to him imagine that little chubby he gets and think again. Do you really want to be responsible for the only sexual stimul

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: Alan

Nah. I think I'll stay. :-)

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: dan

On Fri, 13 May 2022 19:11:39 -0700, Alan wrote: You're nothing but a whiny troll. Go away.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: Alan

"Law"? Of course not. Is it typical, normal, and courteous to repeatedly call someone a liar (essentially)...

Re: Why do the low IQ iKooks like nospam always lie to cover up Apple's faults?

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I know you nospam, perhaps far better than you know yourself. What's interesting is decades ago I had heard about the flame wars between the Apple (usually Mac) aficionados and those on the Windows side, but I wasn't part of them (as I

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: dan

On Fri, 13 May 2022 12:11:35 -0700, Alan wrote: There's no law requiring repeating everything that was already said. It's typical & normal & courteous to NOT repeat everything that was said. Look it up. Common netiquette is you only quo

Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi?

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Posted: 11 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? <https://developer.android.com/studio/command-line/adb> <https://www.xda-developers.com/install-adb-windows-macos-linux/> <https://dl.google.com/android/repository/platform-

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days ago by: Rod Speed

The reality is that they hardly ever get asked about what the taxes get spent on.

Re: What is a good free adfree image (usually face) cartooning app? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

Since I'm repopulating my phone after moving from Android 11 to Android 12, I'm coming back to each of my test threads to find out which apps I liked. Another one I forgot to put in the list in the op is this one: *Voila* AI Artist Ca

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Since I agree with all logical and sensible points of view, I agree with Jolly Roger that _sometimes_ what one person calls waste isn't what another would call waste. However, there are things (like fraud) which _everyone_ would call wa

Re: Anyone else having the auto-rotate keep turning on by itself on Android 12? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Dunno yet if it works, but I downloaded this one, and there were others. <https://i.postimg.cc/SRHd3tcg/autorotate02.jpg> Try one on your Pixel and let us know if it works well for you. I'll try one also on my Samsung so as to be part

Re: Anyone else having the auto-rotate keep turning on by itself on Android 12? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Jesus Christ... look at all the options now for the rotation setting: <https://i.postimg.cc/gjV490J7/autorotate01.jpg> This guy suggests the "Rotation Orientation Manager" on Google Play Store. <https://youtu.be/0a2h3zj5hIk> Searchi

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Jolly Roger

BINGO That's exactly what most claims of "waste" boil down to. But one man's waste is another man's treasure, and in a well-functioning government, the will of the people decides what taxes are spent on.

Re: Anyone else having the auto-rotate keep turning on by itself on Android 12? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: nospam

nothing prevents you from doing that, but it's up to the app to support upside-down. you could also get a car dock.

Re: Anyone else having the auto-rotate keep turning on by itself on (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

So is mine, but the Pixel only turns two ways. I'd really like to rotate it so that the USB connector is at the top so I can set it in the cupholder in the car without resting it on the connection, but NOOOO!

Re: Anyone else having the auto-rotate keep turning on by itself on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: Carlos E. R.

I don't know, mine is activated full time.

Anyone else having the auto-rotate keep turning on by itself on Android 12?

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Anyone else having the auto-rotate keep turning on by itself on Android 12? Bearing in mind my phone is in my side pocket at the moment, as I'm using my phone on the Windows monitor (because that makes my phone screen 20 inches tall & I ca

Re: Bypassing "Can't take screenshot due to security policy" (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Bad news. Recently I migrated the phone from Android 11 to Android 12. What worked, no longer works. Drat. Android 12 seems to have somehow broken this screenshot-bypassing trick. Now I'm going to have to figure out another way to bypass

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alan

Really? What was that reason?

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alan

And leaving out that the conversation was about rotors warping...

Re: White dot on the screen of my camera app? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Classic micky.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: dan

On Fri, 13 May 2022 10:25:35 -0700, Alan wrote: It shirly looks like he was replying to what Xeno said about surface gouges.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Steve, I'm well aware you were the mayor of Cupertino, so you know about waste. Name _one_ government agency, in the USA, that you feel is efficiently run. *Name just one* Let's be clear that there is a _reason_ I picked 80% (which, f

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Chris, Cat. Kettle. Black. What's _your_ basis for your "less than 80%" waste in government spending? HINT: Same as mine.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

This text does not exist in the post to which you're replying, Arlen...

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Xeno, (See the question in the bottom of the introductory explanation below.) A _lot_ of morons (like Steve) "claim" to need to replace rotors with every pad change, and even more morons opine that they simply replace rotors at every

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

We can certainly see what you wanted to change the topic.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Xeno, On _that_ topic alone, have you ever seen a typical rotor "gouge" spec? I have. That spec is often hard to find, but when found, it's shocking (to me). For two reasons. The first is that the spec allows _huge_ gouges (imho).

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days 7 Hours ago by: sms

Sadly, that's par for the course on his contributions to most threads. no facts, just unsupported opinions combined with demonstrably false statements. 80%, LOL. Having been in government, I know that there's waste, but it's not near

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days 8 Hours ago by: sms

In the U.S., many local passenger commute services are run by "the government," or at least quasi-governmental agencies. Long-distance passenger trains are run by Amtrak, a for-profit corporation, and the employees are not "government

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

LOL. This isn't East Germany at the height of the cold war.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

What's funny is that his contribution to this thread is devoid of facts and is full of opinion and supposition. This is why he's struggling. He's way outside his comfort zone.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 19 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yep, very familiar with that scenario. Been there, seen that, done that! ;-)

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 19 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yeah, that's been the trend for quite some time now. Rotors are considered as *disposable* as the pads themselves. Indeed, I need to see a very overt issue before I would bother machining rotors. If you don't feel the symptoms on a roa

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

I didn't mention anything about whether "zapping" worked. I was just trying to distinguish between *MOMENTARY* zapping and applying a *brutal voltage* to the battery. Momentary might work, but continuous overcharging is guaranteed to

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: Alan

And he's not just suddenly playing dumb, folks!

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

If that's supposed to be a question, I readily admit I don't know what you're asking. Can you please rephrase the question so that I can understand what you're asking me to respond to? Thanks!

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

Where "reputable" is redefined as "agrees with me". Very good question. :-)

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: AMuzi

f you're so certain about that why not offer to pay parts and service charges for a warped brake rotor?

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

rec.autos.tech

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

Because you lack the integrity to admit you were wrong.

How is Arlen THIS ignorant? (was Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

And how is it he's not even bright enough to check something this simple? On 2022-05-12 5:10 p.m., Andy Burnelli wrote: Wow. You really are ignorant! Railways in the US are completely private... ....with the exception of Amtrak... .

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

You didn't have to tell me that. I knew it. Your real-world experience is very helpful sometimes. As it was with the tire wear on mountain roads. I appreciate that. I won't delve further on the brake rotor warp issue.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

They are in the United States as railroads aren't "private" like, oh, say, "Google" or "Apple" are private.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

But you lack the balls to make as definitive a statement.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

That's all I wanted from you which was _your_ assessment of the waste. I'll agree with you, pending more information, that of the money you pay in taxes to the government, the result might actually be less than 80% waste.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Alan

Empiricism trumps your bullshit, Arlen: 'In the past people here have said that rotors don't "warp". That shaking or shuddering during braking is caused by brake pad deposits. This is on my lathe right now. You can see the spots where

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

People like Steve are no different than people who believe the earth is flat. Steve actually _believes_ what he writes.... and yet... And yet... and yet... Steve doesn't even _read_ what the experts say about it. As a result, Steve wil

Forwarding notifications

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Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: MajorLanGod

Is there a way that I can automatically forward a notification received on my Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit (Android 9) to my Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Android 12)?

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

But your claim has always been that you state only facts, Arlen...

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

Whenever he's cornered, Arlen adds a qualifier to play the "no TRUE Scotsman" game.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'll ask again and that's the last time. I said what I think it is and you say that's wrong which is fine, but you have to base your "wrong" on something, Chris. What? What do _you_ think the average percentage of government waste is,

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

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Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: Chris

I haven't made a claim. I've asked to you evidence yours and to explain exactly which laws the CDC has broken. You've yet to do either. Less than 80%.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: Chris

Sorry. I missed that. I wouldn't call railroad workers "the government" either. You're asking me to prove there is no waste. Logically that's impossible. Might want to read your book again. So not a fact? You're opinion. Fine.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: lacksey

There is no privacy breach going on by the CDC, its ANONYMISED data.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

I thought you said you were "well-educated", but you don't know what to "prove a negative" means in logic? And then you failed to support that percentage with...

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

A "reason" that you don't then articulate... So... ...exactly like you!

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I said _other_ than the doctors, Chris. The fact you tried to pull that means you have no facts of your own. If you think waste is in the negative percentages, then you're wrong. It's not even close to perfect, Chris, and, IMHO, the

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Try again, Chris, given there's a reason I said that. All you're doing is using up childish arguments that you purchased. How many times have I asked you to back up your claims and yet you haven't? What do _you_ think the average percen

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

And lying is his modus operandi.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris

Try reading what I wrote again. Putting words in my mouth might make you feel better, but you're lying.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris

Doctors are employed by the hospital or general practice. They aren't by any stretch of the imagination - apart from yours - "the government". Still not even close to 80%. Not even 8%. LOL. You're seriously asking me to prove a neg

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 9 Hours ago by: sms

That's the theory anyway. There are a bunch of chargers out there that will zap the battery with high-voltage/low-current pulses in an effort remove some sulfation. There's little evidence that this does much of anything. I experiment

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: sms

Good video Andy Burnelli/Arlen Holder/Dean Hoffman/Nil/Robin Goodfellow/more is wrong of course™. Those look like pretty thick rotors. The warping had to be pretty minor in order to machine them flat. Most of the rotors these days

How to know if someone's caling, but not to have the ringer wake me up.

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: micky

1) What do people do with a cellphone if they may fall asleep and don't want the ringer waking them, but they may stay awake for an hour and want to know if someone is calling? What settings do people use? Vibrate seems to vibrate enough

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi badgolferman, While your subject was about the CDC, I also quoted, early on, multiple _other_ government agencies collecting location data of people who are not accused of a crime. So we agree that it's not just the CDC doing this.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 13 Hours ago by: Xeno

And it also can cause shimmy without pulsations or judder. That I have definitely experienced and on my own car. A lot of people, when doing diagnosis, cannot differentiate the symptoms. At the end of the day, the process of *measurin

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 13 Hours ago by: Xeno

I have real world experience with disc brakes on my side, that's enough!

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 13 Hours ago by: badgolferman

Looks like the CDC is not alone in spying on innocent American citizens. There are undoubtedly more too. https://www.yahoo.com/now/immigration-officials-spying-majority-americans-221742740.html Just the mere fact that separate agencies

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Xeno, Let's cut our losses as you will _never_ read any reference I've provided. I provided, what, oh, maybe about a dozen reliable references that back up my point of view, and you provided, oh, um, what? Zero, right? You think I d

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 14 Hours ago by: Vic Smith

snip snip Here's what I took from the study. "In particular, brake judder has been an important issue in vehicle comfort in recent years, and various methodologies for reducing this low-frequency vibration have been used (Ref 6-8). It i

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

For you to claim government waste is absolutely nothing is preposterous.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 15 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

Maybe we’ll get to see some more of his book pictures.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 16 Hours ago by: Alan

And Arlen will continue to insist that his "education" (which he won't substantiate) trumps your real-world experience and knowledge.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 16 Hours ago by: Xeno

You can get thickness variation in a rotor that has *no* pad material deposition. The most typical cause is the creation of *hard spots* in the rotor that typically wear *less* than the rest of the rotor. Those hard spots are created b

Re: Can't get back the original visual voicemail app (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: Dudley Brooks

That makes sense. Thanks for pointing it out. That also makes sense. But Credo tech support never mentioned any such thing. Yes, that's certainly what I suspect. I didn't have any time to check it today, though. Thanks. I was

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: Chris

Not 100% waste. http://archive.longislandpress.com/2011/10/27/feds-arrest-10-in-lirr-pension-probe/ Federal spending is $4Tr you've still got $3 trillion of waste to find. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_federal_budget T

Re: White dot on the screen of my camera app? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: micky

Thanks. I didn't think to look there. I will in a few minutes.

Why can't Arlen behave like an adult? (was re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 18 Hours ago by: Alan

Dude: You've been told by a professional in the field and you've been presented video evidence. You're a complete and utter ass.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

People who think rotors warp also firmly believe the earth is flat. There is no discernible difference between those two belief systems. They're both imaginary; they're both strongly held; & they're both wrong. All the professionals, in

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yep, as oft stated, I've felt it, seen it, measured it, machined it.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

(...) A bit more. Most of todays "lead acid" batteries are really lead calcium batteries. They're mostly the same but with some subtle differences: "Difference Between Lead Acid and Calcium Batteries" <https://www.differencebetween.co

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

It is actually so the rotor can *hold more heat*. It's all about *heating capacity*, not to cooling. You gain SFA extra surface dissipation area when you increase the disc thickness. With a thin (below spec) rotor, you reach brake fade

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Alan

The comment that goes with it very nicely matches yours: '"No such thing as warped brake rotors." I've heard that saying spread around quite a bit. "What you're experiencing is merely uneven brake pad transfer." While pad transfer

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

Looks a lot like *warp* to me. ;-) I don't think I would be bothered even starting to machine that one - binned!

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

I'm up to 120,000 kilometres without any regenerative braking.

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Alan

Oh, I understand that you understand. But it's great that you've replied, as Arlen/Andy/....who knows how many others...

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

You're preaching to the converted. Well, not so much *converted* as *aware*. I was doing disc and drum machining in the *70s*. I have seen and done all of that guff, including all the measuring with appropriate *workshop level* equipme

Re: Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yep, done that, seen the warp, many, many times! I liked the way he did that final non-directional finish. I used to do it the hard way, that looked easy in comparison.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: sms

I recall my first vehicle with disc brakes. The rotors were thick, heavy, and massive. The pads were very small. The rotors never warped (or deformed, or whatever someone wants to call it) but the pads had so little surface area that t

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Alan

Isn't it amazing how Arlen continues to argue with someone who quite obviously has lots of hands on experience with the subject...

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

Well, yes, uneven rapid cooling of the disc, that would do it. That said, my only experience of warped rotors is with the non-ventilated variety.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yes, this excerpt is *classic*. My 2008 Mustang GT shakes at around 60-65 mph when braking. The Hurst five-speed stick shakes, too. When this is happening, the steering wheel moves from side to side. I have had the *shimmy* (

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

As I have stated, you can have a *warped disc* and *not experience* judder, shudder or the like. You see, a warped disc does *not* lead to a *thickness variation*, it's more akin to a *buckle* and, as such will much more likely cause a

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

WTF? Other than the doctors perhaps, those people worked for the government. The point is the lack of oversight allowed this huge waste to occur. And many others (did you see the listing?). What's your proof that the waste is NOT occur

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

1. A test that didn't exist until 2013. 2. A test that no manufacturer is required to pass.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

But you'll avoid actually providing an answer. Utterly wrong. Metal can warp when temperature rises enough to release stresses left over from the manufacturing process. I have an aluminum engine that came with my Van Diemen Honda tha

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

There are half a dozen materials rotors are made of though, so we'd have to look up the melting point of each of them to be more precise about melting. 1. cast iron 2. steel 3. stainless steel 4. laminated steel 5. high carbon iron (e.g.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

Nope. Applying momentary high voltage to a lead-acid battery is one way to break up the layer of lead sulfide that has coated the plates because the battery sat around too long in a discharged state. Momentarily "zapping" the battery do

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I wonder if _anyone_ here realizes _why_ there's a minimum thickness spec? HINT: It's not what everyone intuits (e.g., it's not for heat dissipation). It's amazing how you concoct your own imaginary belief systems, Steve. If a rotor

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

TRIPLEHINT: The cold/hot friction rating is not all that matters. Probably, yes. Vehicles have become far more complex. I can do my own brake pads if I care to, and I do do so for my 1998 Van Diemen RF98-2 Formula F. Easily, yes.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

Why would I have had to read the article then and there? The article was posted (checking) at 11:35, and I replied to Vic at 12:53pm with my prediction. Sorry, but I'm not into the game playing. Brake rotor warping can be and has bee

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

Some brake compounds aren't compatible with what came before and the new pads can do that.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

High quality? How did you know? By the advertising? HINT: What's the cold/hot friction rating (coefficient) of those pads? DOUBLEHINT: It's printed on every passenger vehicle pad sold in the USA. Is that true? Do people do less of th

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

What a load of bullshit.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

"Warped" is a perfectly fine descriptor and no one would argue that a 2x4 piece of lumber was "warped" simply because all it had was (say) a twist.

What freeware do you use to share (mirror) an Android phone (remote control) to Windows over the Internet?

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

What freeware do you use to share an Android phone screen *over the Internet* (with remote control) to Windows 10? Note: The goal is for Windows 10 to see & control an Android smartphone _over the Internet_, for free (preferably no ads).

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: sms

Yes, in many cases "uneven" would be a better adjective than "warped" but there are still cases where the steel brake rotor is deformed from heat.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: sms

"Back in the olden days" I kept a spare set of rotors so when I was doing a brake job I didn't have to stop and take the rotors to be machined in the middle of the work. I'd then take the rotors that I removed to be put on a lathe (f

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: sms

Decades ago I replace the brake pads on a VW Rabbit (Golf in other regions) with pads that I ordered online from JC Whitney, a mail-order parts house. Descending a steep hill, in San Francisco, the pads glazed over from the heat. The

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: Carlos E. R.

I worked for a company where we made industrial test beds (I was the programmer). One of those was for testing brakes. During testing at the brake factory where this machine was installed, the chap there actually brought the disk to that

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Btw, since Steve has repeatedly insisted warp occurs, I must make the point that _every_ article proposed by Steve has been in the latter category. That is, as Steve did with his fabricated FCC maps (he never knew they showed _zero_ 3G

Re: White dot on the screen of my camera app? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: John Doe

Did you look in the Samsung Camera settings? Samsung Camera Settings Shooting methods Floating Shutter button Take pictures with an extra Shutter button you can move anywhere on the screen. On or Off

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: John Doe

You must be a speed reader because your post is 3 minutes after his during which time you read the article Vic proposed & his response. What is your summary of what Vic Smith's article said? And how does your assessment differ from his?

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

Tell me, Mr. Well-educated: Does "exceedingly rare" actually mean "impossible"? This is your idea of only stating facts, is it? Claiming things you cannot possibly know? Did I call it? :-)

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

We've had this discussion many times, where I'm well aware that there is conflicting information even in any one given article on the subject. What we have is a difference in terminology and measurement skills. For example: *The Myste

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

Your own sources disagree.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

"Exceedingly rare" means that it DOES happen...

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

Only if you redefine "red" to mean "infrared"... Brake rotors DO warp. See all my previous posts with actual video of actual warped rotors.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The "problem" most of the time is the driver's own foot, so, yeah. It will come back. It will continue to come back until the driver learns that warped rotors (as in potato chip) are a myth. Verbatim... *Six Brake Rotor Myths Debu

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Nothing wrong with anecdotal evidence but here is what the pros say. *Nuts & Bolts: Warped Rotor Myth* <https://www.motortrend.com/how-to/1808-nuts-and-bolts-warped-rotor-myth/> "It's exceedingly rare to actually warp a rotor. Instea

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Everybody wants a simple answer, but as Xeno & Vic Smith are showing, a simple answer isn't always going to be the answer to your issue. In your case, improper torquing certainly can cause runout, as everyone here has been saying; how

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

There's no doubt rotors get hot during braking. That's what friction is all about. Black body radiation is well studied, which is what you were seeing. Everything glows "red" (but usually in the infrared which our eyes can't easily see

White dot on the screen of my camera app?

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: micky

My Samsung Galaxy A-30 camera app sometimes has a white dot on the screen, t he same size and color as the button you tap to take a picture. I presume that's there so you can use a convenient finger to trip the shutter??? But if the circl

Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiuwzN2mQuA&t2s>

Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

<https://youtu.be/glIik3KHcOs> What's that if it's not warp, Arlen?

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alan

I guarantee Arlen will find some reason why he understands the subject better than the authors.

Empiricism trumps Arlen's idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alan

Empiricism: <https://youtu.be/fFY2MPylrS4> See the big dark patch as that rotor is slowly being turned on the brake lathe? That's warp. As is this: <https://youtu.be/eEpYifYWV5k?t%0>

Empiricism trumps idiocy (was Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alan

Empiricism: <https://youtu.be/fFY2MPylrS4> See the big dark patch as that rotor is slowly being turned on the brake lathe? That's warp. As is this: <https://youtu.be/eEpYifYWV5k?t%0>

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

Well, 'here' (NL and probably other EU/European countries [1]), these kind of products are still offered with physical SIMs. Strictly speaking they're not "a chunk of data that is good forever", but rather a (monetary) credit 'that is g

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Longer answer, verbatim... *Brake Rotors Warp From Heat -- Myth Busted* <https://www.hansonsubaru.com/service/information/brake-myths.htm> 5. Brake Rotors Warp From Heat -- Myth Busted Damaged brake rotors can cause your car to shudd

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Vic Smith

The author quoted above says - in the same article - "The excessive heat from the pads can cause the discs to overheat, resulting in disc warping." This author also says in the same article, "Brake rotors become warped over time from the

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Vic Smith

Ventilated rotors warp too. After a period of severe braking I unintentionally drove though a long, deep puddle. Went from a smoothly braking car to a shuddering beast at the next stoplight.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris

No it wasn't. It was people colluding together to subvert the system. The US federal budget is trillions per year. You've got a long way to go before you hit 80% waste. It's arguable whether fraud is waste. It's illegal activity. Th

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: nospam

yep, it's completely wrong. that is not the reality. lead acid battery chargers regulate the *current*, at least for the initial bulk charge phase. actually, it's very common to go above 15v as part of a restoration cycle (see link

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: nospam

yes. the above description is correct. some people do disconnect the battery, usually because it's easier to charge it indoors where there are mains outlets, however, that's optional and has nothing to do with what you describe. th

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: sms

These are still available in the U.S. (as well as the rest of the world) but the companies offering this with physical SIMs have stopped offering those products, they are only available with an eSIM, and are data-only. The cost per MB

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: sms

That is untrue. If anything increasing the voltage decreases the current. But the reality is that the voltage on battery chargers is regulated so it does not exceed the maximum safe voltage. For charging lead-acid batteries you'd be ha

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: News

Hondas... improper lug torquing plus thin-ish rotors led to warping.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: sms

where the pads had to move parallel to the rotor axis to remain in What has happened, over the years, is that vehicle manufacturers have made the rotors as thin as possible to reduce the rotating mass of the wheel in order to increa

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm all for testing, as my cars are a quarter of a century old and when they break, I form an hypothesis and then I test that hypothesis so as to replace the part that needs to be replaced. One place I need your intuition on is this sen

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

You are correct that I'm only saying what the reliable sources are saying, as I don't know offhand what temperature brake fluid boils at, for example, but _they_ do (the people who made the references); and I trust them. *The 'Warped'

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I think it can use eSIM, but only for google Fi?

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: NY

"Andy Burnelli" <spam@nospam.com> wrote in message news:t5g3bk$1qs$1@gioia.aioe.org... I saw a demonstration in a TV program(me) about physics in the early 1980s, in which a car was repeatedly braked from high speed (and then accelerate

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I gave you facts (via multiple reliable references) that _every_ penny spent on disability for one part of the government was fraud perpetuated _by_ the government (every single penny!) which is 100% waste in that specific example. Why

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Xeno

You don't trust intuition, you listen to it, you make some assessments, and then you *test* what it is telling you. Nope, they were warped and wouldn't clean up *before* they went below minimum thickness. In the early days I tried a fe

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: NY

"Andy Burnelli" <spam@nospam.com> wrote in message news:t5g136$11db$1@gioia.aioe.org... OK, so what you (and all the sources you are quoting) are saying is that brake discs *don't* warp by any measurable amount because they are designed

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Jesus Christ Chris. Stop being Alan Baker's clone by denying all facts without even reading the references first. It was the government who committed the fraud. It wouldn't have worked otherwise. Read the references I provided. Luckil

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I repeat: The issue has _nothing_ to do with _why_ the government spied on us. The only thing you need to know is we weren't accused of a crime. That assessment of yours is your right, but it ignores the salient facts: 1. The 4th amend

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Xeno, I respect your experience, where I am never afraid to admit when I don't know something since there is an almost infinite amount of knowledge that I don't have. You have much of that knowledge that I do not have. I respect you

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Everything you ask is explained in this one PDF from Carroll Smith: *The 'Warped' Brake Disc & Other Myths of the Braking System* <https://centricparts.com/getmedia/bd69395a-b65c-481d-93f7-b26b1bd0638d/Centric_and_APC_Technical_Whitepa

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Chris

Still not addressing my point. Ad hominems are a clear admission that you don't have an argument. They didn't. Strawman. This wasn't a law enforcement exercise. Links to articles are not explanations. Everything else you've provide

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Xeno

Short answer - no. The most common type of warped disc I have seen is more like a buckle. Think of it like a bicycle wheel that doesn't run true in the lateral plane. I have measured it and I have seen it when truing it on the brake

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Assuming you actually believe that, allow me to explain why intuition is a terrible thing if people trust their own intuition far more than they do facts. Me? I don't trust my intuition at all. I trust in facts. Facts from reliable sour

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Chris <ithinkiam@gmail.com> wrote Thats more mindless bullshit. They did in fact provide goods and services that make the economy vastly better. Fuck all are. Bullshit it does.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Xeno

I, for one, know that warped rotors do not necessarily *shudder*. What's more, I can differentiate between *shudder* and the myriad other symptoms that manifest themselves from brake faults. Intuition, for the most part, *develops* fr

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: NY

"Vic Smith" <thismailautodeleted@comcast.net> wrote in message news:2b4m7hp2le1tl7anjbnleua0jiu1qsmfep@4ax.com... Is "warp" the right word to use for a rotor (disc) that remains as a flat plane but with a surface that is not uniformly sm

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Again, I'm going to repeat I'm highly educated, intelligent, and I've researched this subject for years, so just saying "I measured it" is like saying "I measured the earth and it's still flat, dammit". Having taken on the iKooks with f

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

No. This is charging the battery, not starting the car. When the battery is sufficiently charged, the battery is connected back to the car, and you try to start it. Second. To increase the amps going to the battery, you have to incre

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Plonk

Re: My phone is having a mental breakdown. (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: micky

I found it. It was the VPN. Which** had worked well, given me no trouble, for about 4 weeks, starting automatically when the phone was turned on, no problems. But this time I disconnected the VPN and some of the stuff started workin

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Over here the (few) providers that offered that type of deal have stopped offering them, and converted them to time-expiring chunks, or PAYG.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

There's rich and then there's so obscenely wealthy that makes the economy dysfunctional. They are even asking to be taxed more. https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/rich-people-want-higher-taxes-200922076.html Look out your window. Do you

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

You're the one making the claim. Back it up. Why is it the government's fault that people committed fraud against it? LOL What you're asking for is a larger government, but people like you and about 50% of the US population want th

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: Chris

No. Your point was that 80% government spending is wasted. You've yet to prove your point. I take it you can't. But you've not shown it be a systematic problem. Yes all governments have had problems, but so has business. In far more da

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yeah, "as in a potato chip" would be a bit too extreme. OTOH, I have *measured* warped rotors that were warped sufficiently to have an effect on the *steering*, even some that were too far gone to machine whilst still retaining minimum

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

As far as I know none of it comes out of my pocket. I have a used copy of windows 7 that I put on a used Dell computer and a used laptop with winsows 10. I don't own -- and wouldn't accept as a gift -- a Tesla or iThing. Facebook and

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bob F

So, what you seem to be saying is that you managed to find some clown with bad theory and a huge power supply that you then let destroy the electronics on your car. Quite a reference! It's a good thing nobody else fell for this scam.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

Some rotors do get the bernelli warp. They can't be turned and reused, even by folks with android phones.

Re: email program with more features (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: micky

This is great. I was told to use recent: for gmail but iddn't realize it had other uses. And it's also easier than starting up with new software, in both cases. Thanks for posting a second time.

Re: My phone is having a mental breakdown. (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: micky

I think all are on, except in google maps I got tired of seeing....this is why it often tkes me so long to reply to you. I can't remember the message I don't like**, so I'll try to recreate it. Well t hat's not working, and not only th

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: Vic Smith

I agree that rotors don't warp "as in a potato chip." Rotors do warp "as in a warped rotor."

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: sms

Ah, your confusion is that "Boost" doesn't increase the voltage being used, it increases the current to a level great enough to start the vehicle even when there is a dead battery loading down the electrical system. See <https://www.am

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

We only hear about the ones that get caught... of course... I think it's the FBI and the NY Attorney General's office. "For nearly three years, the FBI, the New York Attorney General's office and the MTA's Inspector General have bee

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Lewis

That is AMPS that are boosted, you numpty moron, not volts. Translation: Battery chargers for charging free electrolyte (WET) batteries with 12/24 V voltage, protection against overloads and inversions of polarity. Equipped with an a

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Lewis

You are a moron who has no idea what you saw, or is simply making shit up. And you got the details wrong. Not a chance in hell. I've seen a lead-acid battery pop its acid when the wrong voltage charger was used, back in the days whe

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

those modes are high *current*. <https://www.telwin.com/en/prodotti/index.html?id€7546&lingua=E> <https://www.nonpaints.com/en/telwin-alpine-20-boost-portable-electric-b attery-charger-12-and-24-volt-18-amp-300-watt> € Charging cu

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Lewis

No you are not. You are an ignorant fool.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Lewis

Do you also have a picture of a stack of books to "prove" it? You are so entirely STUPIDLY wrong it's not even funny.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

My point is there is no oversight in government. When they need more money, they just raise taxes. The LIRR scam is just _one_ of many. Do you know about the San Jose Police Department retirements benefits scam? I'm sure Steve does.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

That response is from an idiot, Chris. C'mon. Click on the freaking links that both badgolferman & I provided. Hell, I even _summarized_ the damn things for you, Chris. I have to shake my head whenever you post this idiotic crap, Chris.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Carlos E.R.

Nope. Just 12 volt battery, huge garage charger with a setting on "boost" or "super boost" mode. Something like this, but I don't see documentation on the site: <https://suministrosorozco.com/epages/2efc024d-9b23-4ccc-92e1-bcfa345cea70

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: badgolferman

Who watches the watchers?

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Chris

Nope. I am aware of Enron, Madoff, Ponzi, Worldcom, Lehemen Bros et al. Don't you think they cost the country a hell of a lot of money (and worse)? Then there's all the ones who never get caught. Trump is one of many.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Chris

You're not even trying to address my point. I get it. You don't know. I want to know what *you* believe is the issue with the CDC doing pandemic-related research. Not hand-wavey references to the 4th amendment. Not links to different s

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

And what are _you_ doing? Did you look up the Long Island Railroad Retirement Disability Benefits yet? HINT: Something like 98% of all retired employees participated in that scam. There's no oversight, Chris.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Chris

You're simply speculating wildly. Show some numbers. If it's as bad as 80% it should be easy.

Re: Plan now for May 11 2022 removal of call recording apps (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

Just a warning that you have one more day unless you're a high-end Samsung or Pixel owner... *Google will kill call recording apps on Android for good starting May 11* <https://www.androidauthority.com/google-killing-call-recording-apps

Re: Can't get back the original visual voicemail app (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: VanguardLH

I doubt the app was involved in transliteration (conversion from voice to text) as that would require a huge database and programming consuming lots of CPUs and battery power. Far more likely the voice-to-text messaging was a feature of

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: nospam

exactly

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: nospam

apparently the only one, since such a device cannot possibly work. applying 20-30v to a 12v lead acid battery is a *really* bad idea. it doesn't matter when it was. all it takes is to find a device that charges 12v lead acid batterie

Re: My phone is having a mental breakdown. (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: VanguardLH

Are all the geolocation sources enabled on your phone? I have mine set to "most accurate" which tries to use several sources. Yours might have only one set, or none (you have geolocation disabled). No idea if the *unidentified* weathe

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: sms

I don't know where that repair shop would have found such a battery charger unless they were using a 24V charger on a 12V battery. Trying to charge a nominal 12V battery at 30 volts would have unexpected consequences. The battery is

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

I am a witness. Nope. It was over a decade ago. Take my word for it, then you waste your time and find the information. I did that research at the time. What you get is my recollection. You will not find current information because i

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Taxes are easily more than 100% of your income for retired people. What if your house costs a thousand dollar a month in property taxes (which, trust me, isn't even high where I live... ask Steve on that)? Now your income has to be at

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jock

More of your mindless bullshit.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Chris <ithinkiam@gmail.com> wrote Pig ignorantly as always with your mindless shit. It is actually the real income that matters with his claim. And if he is declaring all his income, he can still be paying more in taxes than his real

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Bullshit it is and no one gets any useful location information about where mine is.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Chris <ithinkiam@gmail.com> wrote That is part of the wealth of the individuals, stupid. More of your mindless pig ignorant bullshit with all of Musk, Gates, Zuckerberg, Bezos etc etc etc. They do. More of your mindless pig ignor

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: Bob F

And miss all of John Oliver's nuance.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

that's not how citations work. you can't cite yourself. what you describe is not how lead acid batteries are charged. take a photo of the charger and/or find one or more links describing it. again, take a photo of the charger and/or

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: Chris

Like I said it's declared income that matters. If he's not declaring a whole bunch revenue as income then it is possible that his tax will higher than income. I can imagine some high net worth individuals who are paid a low monetary sal

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Cite me. I saw it. I am the source. Nope. Volts. Several electronic devices in my car were destroyed.

Re: email program with more features (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: Bob F

I sent this, but it disappeared, so trying again. Put "recent:" (without the quotes) at the beginning of the account name in the server settings. This will cause it to only load a reasonable number of recent messages when you sync. I u

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: nospam

that's not a citation, nor did you see that. what you saw was a 20-30 *amp* charger. not volts. 20-30 volts (3.3-5v/cell) would destroy a 12v lead acid battery, also risking explosion, potentially destroying quite a bit more. feel fr

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Is that a joke? When you say things that dumb - I have to lower my assessment of your IQ. Surely you're not _that_ stupid, are you? Seriously. Badgolferman and I provided _many_ articles together that said so. Are you really _that_ in

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Where's the oversight in government spending? When they want more money, all they do is raise taxes, right? If every time they ask to raise taxes, we agree, then the question is... *Where's the incentive for the government to be anyw

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Do you know anything about the Long Island Railroad retirement scandals?

Re: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system over Wi-Fi (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I need your advice to make XDA more useful for me. What XDA section would you ask that question you suggest that I ask? As on Usenet, most of the answers I get on XDA are from kindergarten kids. But maybe I'm just asking in the too-gene

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

I saw it personally.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Not in the context what is discussed in this thread.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris

Your location when you're using a desktop computer is also useful tracking information.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris

It's notable how neither you nor badgolferman are able to even try to evidence how the CDC's actions are "unreasonable" or an "abuse of power". Ridiculous hyperbole.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Chris

Pensions don't have a personal wealth... Billionaires only benefit themselves. They could pay their staff a proper wage without noticing a difference in their wealth, but they don't. Amazon staff are some of the worst paid and treated

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Chris

Given all the state/federal budgets are public record it's easy to find out how wrong you are.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Chris

LOL. YOu pretended that reading books means you have multiple degrees. I offered to show my certificate if you did the same. You chickened out. Hypocrite. How about you back up your suspicion that 80% of tax spending is wasted? Glad

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I learn more about computers by breaking the rules than by following them. 1. It's (only?) GSF apps that are gone after upgrading Android 11 to 12 2. It may be due to the fact I changed the supposedly permanent GSF ID 3. Luckily Nova know

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

UPDATE Since I've tentatively concluded, much to my chagrin, that Android did, indeed, completely wipe out _hundreds_ of apps (zoom among them), perhaps because they were GSF apps which didn't like that I changed the supposedly permane

Re: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I learn more about computers by breaking the rules than by following them. 1. It's (only?) GSF apps that are gone after upgrading Android 11 to 12 2. It may be due to the fact I changed the supposedly permanent GSF ID 3. Luckily Nova know

My phone is having a mental breakdown.

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: micky

I think my phone is having a mental breakdown. For the weather on the home screen, it still shows the city 200 miles away where I haven't been since yesterday 27 hours ago, and it doesn't show the city I'm in now which as 10 times the po

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The problem, as I see it, is the huge waste in government. If 20% of your money goes to what your words state, I'd be surprised.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Chris, You're the one who faked you had a PhD, not me. So cut the crap about opinions vs facts. FACT: The John Oliver video at time point 975 said it was about the 4th amdmt. OPINION: It's about the 4th amendment. It's _you_ who need

Re: Jock and Fred as Rod Speed reincarnations? Even taking over Andy B.? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The %% is also Rod Speed, and I don't talk to him ever since I had to report him to the FBI for making serious death threats against me. That's the kind of vindictive despicable dangerous person he is. As for you, Joerg Lorenz and the

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: nospam

where have you heard that? citations required. what is the make/model of this mythical charger? it can be. fast charging is harsher on the battery than slow charging, but sometimes it's needed in an emergency. it should not be used

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"The Real Bev" <bashley101@gmail.com> wrote | Nope, not at all. I just know that if you give money to the | government(s) they will waste it. Maybe you should write to Biden and tell him you want a gun, 3 books, and a new driveway for

Re: email program with more features (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: nospam

.... it does if it supports imap, which is just about every email app these days, both mobile and desktop. pop is obsolete and should not be used, especially on a mobile device.

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Posted: 14 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

I have. No, this is just an industrial sized fast charger, intended to be used on garages to give enough charge in 10 minutes to a battery so that it can start the car and the client leaves. The client is told he has to replace the b

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Posted: 14 Days 15 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Or with substantial property taxes and fuck all income.

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Posted: 14 Days 15 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Not possible even if his income is increadibly low unless he didn't put aside enough to pay the taxes on his income when it was high and it is now very low say due to covid etc.

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dudley Brooks

My cellphone provider is Credo Mobile -- the only mobile service I have every used. From August 2014 through May 2021 it had a voicemail app which came bundled with my original Android phone (I no longer remember what model that was) a

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Chris <ithinkiam@gmail.com> wrote That hasn't happened. The absolutely vast bulk of wealth is in fact in pension funds and mutual funds owed by almost everyone except those whose entire income is welfare handouts and illegals. And yes, I

Re: email program with more features (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

My phone's battery is died (got pregnant, won't charge), and am waiting for a replacement battery, so I can't go in to check if the MS Outlook app that I use has the following feature. Check if the e-mail app will download headers only.

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

LOL. You're confusing fact with opinion again. What most people call government waste is actually a political opinion disagreeing *what* the government chooses to spend on. It's exacerbated by such a polarised society as the US where st

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Posted: 14 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Any other XDA users reporting similar consequences of changing the ID?

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Posted: 14 Days 17 Hours ago by: Chris

So you're happy for a handful of individuals to hoard the majority of US personal wealth? That money comes from your pocket. Nowhere else. It benefits no-one. Not even them as they've no hope of spending it within their lifetimes. https:

Jock and Fred as Rod Speed reincarnations? Even taking over Andy B.?

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Posted: 14 Days 18 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Some header and style analyses indicates that Jock and Fred are the same antisocial persons. Also known as Rod Speed? Currently he has more than half a dozen reincarnations. Nobody wants to talk to him anymore that he taken over the same n

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Xeno, I respect your knowledge and experience so I won't harp on it with you. I deal all the time with iKooks who can't handle the facts. Respect me that I'm highly educated, intelligent, and I speak the facts. Hence, I simply point

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Bullshit. The time to replace rotors is when they no longer meet the specs, and there are a few specs that they need to meet (cracks, thickness, gouges, etc.), but the main spec is the thickness. I've seen many people say the bullshit

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It would be interesting to find out the exact percentage of gov waste. I suspect it's well over 80% of the money is wasted outright (e.g., some pension plans like that of San Jose or the LIRR are downright criminal). There is only one

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: sms

In the early days of disc brakes, the rotors were heavy and thick and could be resurfaced multiple times. Brake jobs were pretty inexpensive since rotors didn't need to be replaced, they were dropped onto a lathe. Back when I did my ow

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

Dial indicator with the disc mounted on a brake lathe is my choice. Much more accurate and allows you to ascertain exactly where the runout is and enables the mechanic to differentiate between such things at thickness variation, taper,

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: sms

Exactly. The government will spend it on silly things like defense, roads, bridges, schools, police, Medicare, Social Security, parks, research, airports, Reagan's USF (universal service fund) to provide phone service for poor people

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: The Real Bev

Nope, not at all. I just know that if you give money to the government(s) they will waste it. I'm not going to play the who's-the-biggest-victim game; I assume that companies have reasons for paying dividends rather than investing t

Re: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

Since I've tentatively concluded, much to my chagrin, that Android did, indeed, completely wipe out _hundreds_ of apps (zoom among them), perhaps because they were GSF apps which didn't like that I changed the supposedly permanent uni

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I understand and I don't disagree since I, myself, have a love:hate relationship with Scotty Kilmer, as he seems to spew every bit of nonsense in the book - but - he's also an extremely experienced mechanic. BTW, this offshoot tangent h

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Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Jock

Bullshit. The prices on the competitive Samsung stuff is no lower. That wasn't the reason for those income tax rates, those don't have to show any income at all and Musk still doesn't, Because the CEO wasn't getting his remuneratio

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Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

WIP: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system Help requested from those who know more about finding hidden files on Android from the Windows computer over your local Wi-Fi network. Recently I updated Android 11 to 12

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Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"The Real Bev" <bashley101@gmail.com> wrote Businesses are taxed on profits. The profits are distributed as dividends, which are then taxed to the receiver. Anything the receiver buys with the dividends has (in Kalifornia) a 10%+ a sales

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Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jock

Problem is that there is no viable alternative, most obviously with income tax and sales taxes and property tax in spades.

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Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jock

Easy to look at the stats, fuckwit. And we aren't even discussing the wealth gap.

email program with more features

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: micky

What email app is there that has this particular feature: I'd like to only download the most recent N emails. I don't used the phone for email except once in a while, and having to download all my email to get to the most recent ones is

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Lewis

You're ignorance is showing. Not likely, since the phones need to be on in order to charge, and they use more than 100mA to be on. You will not charge the phone at 100mA, you will very slightly slow the phones discharge. Of course no

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: nospam

2.75v is the acceptable maximum. pulse chargers are nowhere near 20-30v. for ctek, it's 15.8v for the initial (and mostly useless) desulfation phase, which will not destroy a vehicle's electronics. true. none that reliably work.

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Posted: 15 Days 6 Hours ago by: sms

I've never heard of high-voltage charging of lead-acid batteries, at least not beyond 2.5 volts per cell (14.8V for a six cell car battery). The exception is the "pulse chargers" that attempt to remove sulfation in lead-acid batterie

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Posted: 15 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

take your own advice. i'm *very* familiar with battery chargers for various battery chemistries. you clearly are not. that is flat out false. where did you get that bogus information? applying 20-30v to a 12v lead acid car battery wi

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

extremely slowly (as in days), and it needs to be powered off because idle power consumption is higher than 100ma. if it's powered on, it won't actually charge, which is what causes the no charging indicator to be shown on the display.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 6 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

nospam, don't talk of things you don't understand Fast charging a lead acid battery means supplying it with a high voltage, maybe 20 or 30 volts, much more than what the battery can absorb. If the car is not disconnected, that voltage

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Posted: 15 Days 6 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

I haven't actually thought about it. But since ALL taxes are passed on to their customers, a case might be made for just that. Businesses are taxed on profits. The profits are distributed as dividends, which are then taxed to the rec

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Posted: 15 Days 7 Hours ago by: sms

nospam is wrong of course™ You can charge a phone, albeit very slowly, at 100mA. There's no good reason to do this, but someone else was concerned that when you plug a phone into a fast charger there is no way to force it charge at

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Agreed. All you need is a long flat edge and feeler gauges as a minimum. I'm all about facts. I'll change my mind in a split second if that's where the facts lead. Let's look at the facts in this discussion between two adults on Usen

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Jolly Roger

Projection from a roo fucker in Australia.

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Jolly Roger

"Jack" (Rod Speed) isn't even from the Unites States, so you can excuse his blind ignorance. He's a roo fucker from some podunk village in Australia. He doesn't know shit about American welfare or the wealth gap here.

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Jolly Roger

Hey now, wait a minute... The GOP firmly believes corporations are people, and they get welfare in spades! Checkmate, suckers!

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: nospam

the usb spec is absolute, as are other specs. the usb spec *requires* that a device initially source 100ma, with higher rates only after negotiation. originally, that required a request, but that was not practical for a simple charger,

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: nospam

it can, but also reduces the life of the battery, depending on how fast it is. they do, because they want to move onto the next customer. only if improperly done. the battery doesn't need to be disconnected. modern car battery cha

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

.... Lead-acid could be fast charged. They do that some times with cars on garages. It is dangerous, the battery must be disconnected from the car first, or the electronics can be destroyed (overvoltage). Happened to me.

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Don't be that absolute. When you do that, you deserve getting the «nospam is wrong of course™» response. Some phones may not charge at that rate, others do. I have one such cable with just two wires, and all of my devices (with mi

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: Xeno

Or mounted on a brake lathe I wasn't saying anything about rebedding at all. Depends on the amount of warp and whether the rotor still meets minimum specs afterwards. It only takes a very small amount of warp for the driver to be able

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's classic that Steve, the consummate politician, never talks about the infinite times taxes were raised... but the rare times they're lowered. A lowered tax rate, to politicians like Steve, is the most horrid thing imaginable. Polit

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Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Remember, warp (as in potato chip) is _different_ from runout. Warp will cause runout but so will a lot of other things cause runout. Let's take those items one by one: a. wear b. distortion c. runout d. And the like Which one of thos

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Steve is a politician, so I simply call him out on his cherry picked bullshit above where I doubt Steve is smart enough to realize he used every bullshitter's trick in the book to make his bullshit argument above. Remember my main point

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Bear in mind I made a mistake in what I said since it was off the cuff... I looked back and I said "accidents" so please accept my apologies in that I meant the accident rate, as _anything_ causes accidents (even a duck waddling across

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Be careful when comprehending what I said, and not what you _think_ I said. Rain causes accidents. A good economy causes accidents. Construction causes accidents. Hot coffee causes accidents. Crying babies cause accidents. Driving whil

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

BTW, it's the _same_ wrong intuition on the warped rotors, or the intuition that if you pay more for an iPhone it _must_ be more powerful, etc. Intuition is a terrible thing. In the case of cellphone accidents, intuition is a terrible

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Xeno, The problem here is that intuition is a terrible thing when it's wrong. I don't discuss anything with Rod Speed or Alan Baker (or Jock, who is just Rod Speed by another nym, et. al), but you can comprehend basic logic. First

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: sms

The most recent federal tax cut caused an estimated loss of $275 billion in revenue. So it was about 11% of the total spent on "welfare." This is according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. There are other tax cuts at th

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Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: %%

Nope, dope. <reams of your shit any 3 year old could leave for dead flushed where it belongs> Wrong, as always.

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Fred

<reams of your shit any 3 year old could leave for dead flushed where it belongs> Wrong, as always. I am not an american, stupid. <reams of your shit any 3 year old could leave for dead flushed where it belongs>

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: sms

Andy Burnelli/Arlen Holder/Dean Hoffman/Nil/Robin Goodfellow/more is wrong of course™. According to the the NHTSA, for 2019 in the U.S.: Total fatal crashes: 33,244 Total fatalities in fatal crashes: 36,096 Fatal crashes caused by di

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

You are totally new here and you already act like a seasoned Troll. No need to write back.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Others are a lot smarter than you are, dear. The 4th amendment affects you whether you care or not. And btw: Math is not your strength.

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Jock

Pathetic.

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Jock

Your sig is sposed to have a line with just -- on it in front of it, stupid. Having fun thrashing that straw man ?

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Jock

You never had any viable ones, dud.

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Fred

Bullshit it is. Don't try to bullshit your way out of your predicament, it fools no one, as always.

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Jock

More bullshit given that any taxes paid by big business are in fact paid by the end user. And it isn't even possible with legislation to stop that happening.

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: Alan

It is as real an issue as what you spend.

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: Alan

Oh, this is such bullshit. Are you actually advocating no taxes on ANY business?

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

Business doesn't pay taxes, their customers -- YOU -- do.

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

Letting people keep the money they earn is NOT a tax expenditure.

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Alan

You need to reexamine your thought processes, dude.

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Alan

It's a baseline. Don't overthink it.

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Alan

Not when you factor in how little they collect in taxes from big business.

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's a perfectly valid question of how close to the 4th amendment our own government should skirt, as I see it (and as the article that badgolferman unearthed sees it). Still, others, like Steve, feel that any law is there to be broken,

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: Jock

The wages paid to the military are mostly welfare too. Big business tax breaks aren't serving big business, because any business that isn't going broke passes whatever taxes it pays to their customers.

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Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: badgolferman

In FY 2021 total US government spending on welfare — federal, state, and local — was “guesstimated” to be $2,410 billion, including $762 billion for Medicaid, and $1,648 billion in other welfare. https://www.usgovernmentspending.

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Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Jock

Bullshit it is. More mindless pig ignorant bullshit. What taxes big business pays is passed on to their customers, stupid.

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Posted: 15 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

So is talking to the pax and listening to the radio.

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Posted: 15 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jock

That's mindless bullshit with the welfare handouts. Your are a mindless bigot.

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Posted: 15 Days 22 Hours ago by: Fred

That doesn't fly because a lot more than 0.35% of the US do not care about the 4th amendment.

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Posted: 15 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jock

Fraid so. And when that is done, even you would notice that the US spends FAR more on welfare than on big business.

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Posted: 15 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jock

Which is why I don't bother with the news on radio or TV and used the text news instead. Much easier to skip the crap like sport and 'celebrities' too.

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

And compared to the largesse that the rich and big corporation gets, it's a pittance. It's just hidden in the fact that they get their largesse in the form of not paying much in taxes.

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

Sure... ....but if you want to go down that road, so is using or even listening to the radio...

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

Of course they do. Arlen is (as usual) utterly ignorant of reality.

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

Yup! My BMW 135i MSport's rotors are like that. :-)

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

It is still a *distraction* from the primary function the driver should be focussed on - driving.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

Distracted drivers using cellphones cause accidents.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

When I was doing a lot of brake repairs, and operating a brake lathe, I came across many warped rotors. One is required, after all, to check discs and drums for wear, distortion, runout and the like. In my experience, there were two po

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: Chris

Whatever it is the US provides people it's not welfare. It's a joke.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: Chris

How exactly is the CDC "abusing its power"? What laws has it broken? It is reasonable for it to investigate the effect of the pandemic and how it affected people. No?

Re: Note pad (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Languhub

Langueage learning community https://languhub.com/

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

From the fact that the US population is about 4.35% of the world?

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

It's not bullshit. You really want to look at the numbers.

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Are you seriously asking that?

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Fred

That is a lie with 4 of those countries. You wouldn't know what a real police state was if it bit you on your lard arse.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Fred

Where did you get that 96% number from ?

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jock

No, it will always take longer to speak the points being made than it does for anyone with a decent reading speed to read the same words.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jock

That's bullshit with welfare alone.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jock

Not when they anonymise the data they buy and dont show up wearing jackboots and demanding to know why you didn't isolate after testing positive to covid. There is no abuse in this case.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jock

Of course no non anglo saxon country every gets full lists of who is staying in hotels overnight, eh ?

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

Bingo.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jock

No. The problem is that when someone is saying something on youtube, you can read what they are saying much faster.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

Any video that needs narration is going to be slower than presenting that same information as text.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

SIC.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

That is done totally illegally as we know since 2013. No oversight and no courts that can stop these illegitimate actions in these police states.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

96% of the world population do not care about the 4th amendment.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

That is an argument we can dicuss. That says a lot about the quality of yt-presentations.

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"badgolferman" <REMOVETHISbadgolferman@gmail.com> wrote | The CDC falls under the Executive Branch. It is the constitutional duty of | the Executive Branch to enforce laws created by the Legislative Branch. In | this case we have an Execut

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Agree. I agree with any logical, sensible & rational point of view, no matter from whom. Either way, if the government followed the spirit of the 4th amendment, or, if companies did, then this wouldn't be happening.

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Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: badgolferman

The CDC falls under the Executive Branch. It is the constitutional duty of the Executive Branch to enforce laws created by the Legislative Branch. In this case we have an Executive Branch federal agency purposely ignoring existing laws an

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Alan

Doing tech support work, I run into so many "how-to" videos...

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Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Chris

If companies were regulated properly there wouldn't be any loopholes.

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Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Chris

That's national security intelligence data sharing. Not the same thing.

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Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Chris

Agree. Also there's often only a small part that's relevant. Can ctrl + F text which isn't possible with a yt.

Re: Real information on brakes (was Re: "Google Wallet may be making (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

This isn't marketing. It's quite obvious logic. Reading text messages is not something you want people to be doing while driving. Writing them on a tiny smartphone onscreen keyboard is insane. Handsfree phone use with your smart assi

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

If the rotor was actually very hot...

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

I'm not saying one should do a full-on, threshold-braking racing stop. (Which I am actually capable of doing) I'm just correcting a misconception about braking and heat. :-)

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I realize you're responding to another point from another person... My point is... In terms of what people call "rotor warp", the primary point I'm trying to make is that holding the pad against the hot rotor at the end of a stop is th

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I comprehended _instantly_ what the problem is. You still haven't. The problem, as badgolferman was kind enough to highlight with this thread, is for the US government, buying the data is a _loophole_ to the laws... <https://youtu.be

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I had assumed John Oliver would mention the 4th amendment, which was one of the first things I explained to Chris was critically important in the USA. It took 16 minutes for John Oliver to say what I said from the start. <https://youtu

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

The primary reason that I brake early is for safety. Last minute is not a good idea.

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan

That might be true in general... ....but this is about information as presented in the typical YouTube video...

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Actually, my intuition was perhaps wrong, Joerg, at least in this case. The reason is that a John Oliver video might not be a waste of time. I like the research his team puts into his topical reporting.

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Even easier on "stationary" stuff... since it's always in the same place. BTW, to add value, if you use the following, they (YouTube) can't track you as easily when you {search,watch,subscribe,download,etc.} YouTube videos: Android: <

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The adults will note that badgolferman responded to Joerg as an adult, and yet, the response from Joerg is clearly that of a kindergarten brain.

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

To that point, when I was in grade school, they had a program for the top and bottom 20% of kids to pull them out of recess to help improve them. At that age, I would have preferred to be on the playground, but nonetheless, they put me

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan

Isn't it interesting how you've clipped and ignored all the facts presented. :-)

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

To add value to that comment, a. This FOSS app will download/strip any YouTube video on Windows. <https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl> b. This FOSS app will download/strip any YouTube video on Android. <https://newpipe.n

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

You are a smart cookie, Arlen. If we had known that earlier ...

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

To Chris' point, there _are_ privacy aware FOSS YouTube clients... <https://newpipe.net/> Just not on iOS.

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I have to agree with Chris that I didn't click on it since the sender didn't even bother to give us the _title_ of that video. All too often that subterfuge is done on purpose because it's some idiotic kindergarten video - but I didn't

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Don't even get me started on the "cellphones cause accidents" intuition, by the way, as monkeys intuit all sorts of stuff that doesn't show up in independent statistics outside {police,insurance,law} politics. If someone wants to claim

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Regarding brake rotor warp (as in "potato chip"), that (almost) never happens on rotors that didn't come out of the factory already warped. Regarding temperatures, the _melting_ point is (almost) impossible to reach in braking operation

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Applied by 5 countries not the US alone: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Eyes

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

We are discussing tracking and movement profiling of hardware pieces that are on the move. As the topic suggests. Relatively useless with stationary equipment. We are not discussing tracking in the cyber space.

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

*ROTFLSTC*

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: badgolferman

Not when you suffer from tinnitus which makes it difficult to hear spoken speech. Nor when you are proficient at speed reading and finding key words.

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Chris

It's called "The American Way"™

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: nospam

by not seeing the resistors (or actual negotiation), the 'very low rate' is 100ma, as per the usb spec, which is insufficient to charge a phone battery. some devices will even say not charging: <https://cdn-60c35131c1ac185aa47dd21e.clo

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Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: sms

nospam is wrong of course™. You can charge at the very low rate by not letting the charger see the resistors on the data pins. There's no upside to charging at 100mA, just as there is no upside to charging at 500mA or 1A, versus hig

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Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

*ROTFLSTC*!

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Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Absolutely typical for the Anglo-Saxon world where governments and commercial companies are more important than the individual citizen.

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Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Agreed. But the solution is simple: Watch it on your stationary equipment ...

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Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

That is a total illusion. Using ears and eyes together you can at least process ten times as much information.

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Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"sms" <scharf.steven@geemail.com> wrote | | Not sure why you'd be scared of Youtube link. But it's an excellent John | Oliver piece. | That's an ironic comment in this context. Youtube is owned by Google, which is famous for extensive s

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris

Having watched it via Psiphon, I'm so glad I live in a country where we have actual data protection laws. Cambridge Analytica did something similar and got shat upon from a great height. The problem I see here is not that the US Governm

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Well, I have been slow charging my previous phone during 4 years, and battery life is almost the same as when I bought it. There was a decrease or impact the first year or two, then none.

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Actually, my night charger does so at "1 load unit", and does the job just fine.

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Yes, my phone does say it will end charging by alarm time.

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris

Where did I say I was scared? John Oliver content is not available outside the US or at least not in the UK.

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris

No concern. Just can't be arsed watching something that could be written in a single line/paragraph, which makes up 90% of yt content. Sharing yt links is also a little ironic given the topic of this thread.

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Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: badgolferman

I can read faster than I can watch a video.

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Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: NY

"Alan" <nuh-uh@nope.com> wrote in message news:t57i62$p1k$1@dont-email.me... I remember many years ago watching a "for schools and colleges" TV science programme at school about "energy". It talked about converting kinetic energy into o

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Posted: 16 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

What is your concern about Youtube-inks?

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Posted: 16 Days 16 Hours ago by: sms

Not sure why you'd be scared of Youtube link. But it's an excellent John Oliver piece.

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Posted: 16 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

I don't click random yt links. What does it show? Or what point are you wanting to make.

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Posted: 16 Days 19 Hours ago by: Alan

How shockingly stupid you are...

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Posted: 16 Days 19 Hours ago by: Alan

Assuming a similar time to stop the vehicle, it makes no difference whether you stop quickly or slowly; the range of "quick" to "slow" isn't sufficiently different. If you start from the same speed, and brake to the same place...

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Posted: 16 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Good. Almost nobody knows that the key is to brake harder earlier, rather than braking harder later, and, most importantly, NOT leaving your foot on the pedal at the stop. I've never met a person in my life who was adamant that his roto

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Posted: 16 Days 19 Hours ago by: Alan

Interesting but wrong. Do the math on a single stop from highway speed. My 2012 BMW 135i MSport Edition weights 4,255lbs, so stopping it from 60mph must dissipate 694,273 Joules. We'll assume that all the energy of the stop remains in

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Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I always brake this way either way. It wigs me out when I ride with people who slow down quickly. Perhaps because I'm used to old beaters with less reliable braking systems, but I always take it easy and pulse the brakes when slowing

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Posted: 17 Days ago by: The Real Bev

I figure my 1970 Dodge pickup made of real steel will probably smash hell out of anything that attacks it, but the lap belt will probably cut me in half before I'm impaled on the steering wheel. OTOH, my heirs will still have a drivab

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: Bob F

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqn3gR1WTcA

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Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: AJL

After having investigated an estimated 5000+ traffic accidents in my 25 year career I started buying large SUVs years ago for one main reason: Protection...

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Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: Bob F

"Fast charging improves the charge efficiency. At 1C charge rate, the efficiency of a standard NiCd is 91 percent and the charge time is about an hour (66 minutes at 91 percent). On a slow charger, the efficiency drops to 71 percent, p

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: mike

When a person makes a mistake like that, if you dislike them, it's annoying, but if you like them, it's cute. On the other hand, if you prefer speed x while driving and someone zooms by at 2 x, they're an idiot but someone in front of y

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: sms

Yes, that's what I've found with my Toyota 4Runner. Gravel/dirt roads are made worse by the tight suspension. A car-based SUV would not be as jarring a ride. I started out on this road <https://www.visitutah.com/places-to-go/parks-ou

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: AJL

Most of the dirt roads around me were carved through vacant farmland. In my kid's case the farmer sold off 2 acre plots serviced by a dirt road and the buyers built their own dwellings. The road remains private so there's no city mainte

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: sms

Oops, USB-C PD, not USB-C PC.

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Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: sms

I found this article about dirt roads in San Francisco <https://www.sfgate.com/local/article/Dirt-roads-San-Francisco-Glen-Park-Ohlone-Poppy-13760209.php>. I found this part of the article to be amusing "Two skinny streets in the Sunse

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: AJL

Guess it depends on what your definition of COMMON is but there's still lots of dirt roads in my urban area (my metro area is 5M and my suburb city is 100K). One of my kids with a 2 acre plot lives on a dirt road just 5 miles from me. I t

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: AJL

Usage and pronunciation are different things. Much of the DISCUSSION here is pointless. But it IS often entertaining...

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: sms

I have two close friends that moved from England to California. After a couple of decades in the U.S. they learned to speak proper English, but they occasionally slipped up. When they first moved to the U.S. there were some embarrassin

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: nospam

they are not common, especially in urban areas, where it's extremely rare to find a gravel road. it would have to be a *very* rural area for it to be 'quite common'.

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: nospam

mouses is an acceptable plural when referring to a computer mouse. not applicable to the rodent. <https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mouse> plural also mouses : a small mobile manual device that controls movement of the curs

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: sms

Not sure what country Xeno lives in, but in the U.S. gravel roads are still quite common, even short stretches in urban areas, especially on roads not maintained by the city or county. Sometimes the entity that controls the unpaved roa

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: Chris

An upper class english accent pronounces a house as "hice". English is a bastard language with so many accents and vernaculars that it's pointless arguing over what is "correct".

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: nospam

that is false. it's very easy to tell if it's fast charging. there is no such need.

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: sms

One other thing, which could be good or bad depending on your point of view, is that for iPhones that are capable of fast charging, if you turn the phone off _after_ the phone is plugged into a USB-C PC charger. then the charge rate

Re: Rules for Android Pixel 6 passwords? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rob

No, because every time you enter a wrong password it takes longer before you can try another one. You confuse "device with a password you can try" with "website has leaked hashed passwords and now software is used to bruteforce simple pa

Re: Hide file inside of an image with encryption (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Guessing, you start with a bitmap in a paint type program. Then you alter some pixels in a known way. The alteration encodes a bit or a byte. You need to be able to somehow know for certain what pixels have been altered. Then you comp

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

While altering the GSF_ID is simple, I agree they wouldn't have tested that scenario since almost nobody does it, so it's something they didn't test. a. You connect with adb over USB b. And you run the reset script on Windows I do not k

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: Chris

We don't have a written constitution ;) How's that possible? I'm already of really low intelligence, according to you. If they can't agree on what's unreasonable how can you be so absolute regarding the CDC's unreasonableness? I'm

Re: Stupidly made updates (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 16 Hours ago by: Rob

What you see here is the result of incremental changes and losing the big picture. "before", a phone could just boot the OS and activate the background apps entirely on its own. then you would need to enter the SIM PIN to be able to call

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Sounds possible, even probable, but I suspect you're in a tiny minority to alter the ID, not the sort of thing I'd try on my daily driver phone, but maybe on a spare that I could factory reset in case of problems ...

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Posted: 17 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Like you, and many others, I've ported Android's from 4 to 12 over time and this never happened before, where I suspect it's related perhaps to this: <https://i.postimg.cc/0Q4xmPPR/gsfid01.jpg> How to change GSF ID My suspicion (which

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Posted: 17 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I think it's more likely that the problem is "perhaps" related to the fact I recently changed my GSF ID as per this recent thread on that topic. *Have you ever tried to CHANGE your unique GSF ID on your Android device?* <https://groups

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Posted: 17 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Chris, Do you have any idea _how_ our Constitution is _different_ from yours? Saying a platitude such as "all governments are different" is bullshit. It shows zero understanding of _how_ the US is different from all others. Stop saying

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi nospam, Let me try to teach you an _adult_ approach, which is that I put that there on purpose because the point is that an intelligent educated person knows what he knows while the left side dunning kruger idiot thinks he knows ever

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Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Fortunately, those are already disassembled (at least one side). I've dealt with more difficult, but these were replaced with too-cheap parts in the near past, which might be why they came apart easier. I got more expensive ball join

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The bad news is that they won't say and the bad news also is that if you call them up they won't even know what you're talking about - but - the good news is it's printed on every pad ever sold in the United States. So when I call for

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Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I don't work in a rural area, but the commute is rural. Even living in Pittsburgh, PA, I recall a few roads that weren't fully paved. Of course, I have no experience with areas like LA.

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Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Good luck. As I recall, removal is the hard part. That's why the pickle fork is used. You put it horizontally to the connection and bang away until it just pops free. In _my_ experience, it pops after just a few bangs. Much like a U-Jo

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Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: Xeno

You must live in a distinctly rural area. Where I live (country city) I need never see a gravel road I am forced to negotiate.

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Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I _know_ it's a really bad idea, which is _why_ I want to see what happens. I got a handful of these phones for free, so I have _plenty_ to work with. It's just a phone. Phones are a dime a dozen. They're a commodity. This is a Samsun

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I don't see how anyone could entirely avoid gravel roads. A friend might have a gravel drive way to pull into; if nothing else. I drive urban and rural, and many side streets that sometimes have to be used if a road is blocked, are a

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Ball joints just came in. The project will commence when the weather is better. Isn't there a special tool for inner tie rod ends? The last time that I had to have those done, I took it to a shop (that does work cheap for me). Of

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

You were the first person to tell me about GSF years ago, which I appreciate since you said (rightly so) that it's getting harder over time to find apps that don't incorporate these Google calls into their code. I'm not ashamed to admit

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

That, or in a few years when the original roofing shingles need to be replaced, part could be extended higher for a lift (depending on the cost of lumber). Many thanks! Typically; or a failing master cylinder, or a bad wheel cylinde

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I apologize for not being clear, where I'm not sure exactly what Google Services Framework is other than it's a set of APIs that our good friend Google provides so that apps can link in all sorts of stuff from Google. If that alone does

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's worse than that, but just as prevalent in apps you don't want it in. Can you handle detail, perhaps with a bit of confusion involved on my part? It's actually difficult to find a _good_ explanation of GSF for you. <https://www.goo

Rules for Android Pixel 6 passwords?

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Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: harry

My wife has a Pixel 6 Android. Anyone know - Max number of characters allowed? Which special characters or punctuation are allowed? Right now, she is using only four numbers for a password. That would take less than a second to hack fo

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 22 Hours ago by: nospam

which will be extremely slow and might even be insufficient to overcome idle demands of the device because it will be 5V@100ma, or 1/2 watt, assuming it works at all, since such adapters are non-compliant with the usb spec. a better and

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 22 Hours ago by: sms

There's no reason to manually select slow charge or fast charge on recent vintage iPhones or Android phones. The phone automatically sets the charge rate based on the charge level of the battery. There's no down-side to fast charging a

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: John McGaw

snip... Actually, the "adaptive charging" option seems to do that but without asking. Place the phone on the wireless stand after the phone knows that it is "sleepy time" and it will automatically restrict the charge rate to what is ne

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: Clifford Heath

GNU Software Foundation perhaps?

Re: Hide file inside of an image with encryption (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

compression, although that's a limitation for that particular method, not universal. there are ways to do it with jpeg.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

yes along with many, many other things often not, with you being the prime example. that's a gross misinterpretation of the case. the supreme court held that companies *did* have nexus because a cookie or an app can be stored on a

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

slow down!

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

he's forever moving the goalposts. yep. language evolves.

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

google services framework

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

false. <https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/12/211202153918.htm> When a battery is charged too quickly, however, intercalation becomes a trickier business. Instead of smoothly getting into the graphite, the lithium ions te

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: Jeff Liebermann

Oops. I missed that part. However, it's still wrong. 1C is a fast charge for a NiCD. 0.1C is a normal charge rate. 0.05C to 0.1C is a trickle charge: <https://www.electronics-notes.com/articles/electronic_components/battery-technol

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: AJL

And the original definition of gay was happy. I repeat, language changes. Dictionaries usually give the current meaning, though they sometimes disagree as well. I'd call it a cannon. That's current usage. Language is not always logical

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: Chris

All governments are different, Arlen. You've yet to show that the CDC's action was unreasonable. You can change governments. It's called democracy. That's a real "unreasonable" activity that should have been dealt with a long tim

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: Wade Garrett

Just curious- do you leave the phone sitting on the dash when parking the car in the street or parking lot?

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: sms

What "Andy Burnelli" doesn't understand is the difference between an off-road capable SUV, and what are commonly referred to as MTVs (Mall Terrain Vehicles). MTVs are built on a car chassis, not a truck chassis. They don't have high

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jeff Liebermann

The original definition of battery referred to a collection of artillery for military purposes. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artillery_battery> "Historically the term "battery" referred to a cluster of cannon in action as a group, ei

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: sms

"Fast charging improves the charge efficiency. At 1C charge rate, the efficiency of a standard NiCd is 91 percent and the charge time is about an hour (66 minutes at 91 percent). On a slow charger, the efficiency drops to 71 percent,

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jeff Liebermann

Please not that I didn't write the following quote, you did. Please watch your attributions. No, it's not. I guess I should be more specific. I would like to know why you find it necessary to test a LiIon cell in a charge range of z

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: AJL

Language changes. Always has. Battery is a correct usage for cell phones these days according to several dictionaries. Just as doing things you really really enjoy makes you gay. Well at least it did in my youth...

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

"Where does it say that on the URL you mentioned? All I find is: To achieve a reliable voltage signature, the charge rate must be 0.5C and higher. Slower charging produces a less defined voltage drop, especially if the cells are mismatc

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

Anyone who is serious about off-roading should buy a motorcycle. Period. We drove a rented Yaris around the floor of Monument Valley, but it wasn't pleasant -- much better ~50 years earlier on dirtbikes! Carry on.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

What's a GSF? All I could find was Golden State Foods. My criteria for apps is no adds and the ability to do at least the one thing that I need very well. I don't care about the rest. Ummm... How many apps do you have on your Andro

Re: Stupidly made updates (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: AJL

Me neither. I use a 3rd party wireless charger. It originally came with a 2A power supply that made the phone feel a bit warm so I replaced it with a 1/2A supply and now the phone no longer feels warm but is still fully charged in the m

Re: Stupidly made updates (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

It is not about apps updates. It is about system or security updates. I don't know, because I can't find it in Spanish. If I remember right, one had to dance with the phone in one hand and a stick of incense on the other around a ca

Re: Hide file inside of an image with encryption (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Eli the Bearded

Lossy file compression makes steganography trickier. Elijah ------ "why not PNGs?" is a better question

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: s|b

håhå (-:

Re: Stupidly made updates (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Nope. No, because I'm using a nice app (paid for) that tracks how one sleeps and sounds the alarm in a range of 30 minutes when the sleep is light. Waking up is nice, not a jolt. When I have important appointments I certainly use anot

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: sms

Inductive charging is not the same as wired charging. For wired charging, there is no downside to proper fast charging that charges at a higher rate when the battery is very discharged then reducing the charge rate as the battery fills

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I used to go "baja" with a 2WD chevy pickup so I don't disagree; but, most people who spend upwards of $80K for their brand new SUV perhaps don't. To be clear, I'll accept any facts but the only one who provided facts was me on the perc

Re: Hide file inside of an image with encryption (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alfred Molon

Why not with JPEGs?

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's telling that my goal on the Apple newsgroups is to tell the facts, which, not surprisingly, the trolls like Alan & Lewis call "lies". Why? I know why. Fun fact. Why is it that all the iKooks _hate_ any facts about Apple? Fun fa

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Sometimes you are astute nospam, because I can't possibly disagree. I find that people use the government as their personal weapon. For example, Steve weaponizes the government every chance he can get. To him, breaking the law means no

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Wayfair? <https://duckduckgo.com/?q=what+is+wayfair> I'm ignorant of "wayfair", but, luckily, ignorance is easily curable. *WAYFAIR CASE + SALES TAX* <https://www.taxconnex.com/wayfair-case-sales-tax> "Almost all states now require

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Chris <ithinkiam@gmail.com> wrote I didn't and our census operation isn't allowed to let anyone see the data, even other parts of govt. Not in some countrys.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Jolly Roger

Quod sequitur. Wireless charging is generally less efficient than using a physical connection, and the greater the distance between the coils, the less efficient the transfer of energy is and the more heat gets generated. A case will incr

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Wade Garrett

I worry about heat too. Wireless charging my iPhone on the Qi pad in my car warms the phone...and more so if I leave it in its case. And it warms even more if I also rest it on the sticky pad I sometimes keep on the car's charge pad to

Hide file inside of an image with encryption

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

This was on the Windows newsgroup. Dunno yet if the same FOSS capability exists for Android as the keywords just bring up encryption vaults galore but not this particular feature. If you can find it for Android, let me know. wasbit wr

Re: Stupidly made updates (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

As Andy Burns can confirm, Android updates all over the freakin' place. If I try, I can "probably" list all the places but they're scattered about. <https://i.postimg.cc/854Qkrbw/update19.jpg> Android System Updates <https://i.postimg.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

pro tip: don't carry a cellphone when criming.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

namely the one you live in. that's not saying much of anything. after wayfair, online sellers add sales tax at the time of purchase. that even includes ebay, including for private sales between two individuals for used products for

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

the united states government consistently ignores the constitution. you don't say! who would have guessed. what do you call a bunch of seditious treasonweasels trying to overthrow it on jan 6 2021? yep, you really are that stupid

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

With all this cellphone based tracking, it's getting harder and harder to commit a crime of passion and still get away with it anymore!

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm wondering why the various high-tax states (you know who they are) haven't yet (to my knowledge) tracked out of state purchases for the purpose of nailing those who say "$0" to purchases made online that you didn't happen to pay any s

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Yes. But. The government is _different_ in the United States Chris. The government is held to a "reasonable" standard in our Consitution. The government is _different_ than companies. You can drop companies - but you can't drop the go

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

your link states that the charge efficiency is better at faster rates, not battery health. you're moving the goalposts, as usual. also, nicad isn't used in consumer products anymore, nor are the batteries even available (other than spec

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

Do you want to pick which particular processor core runs a particular process on your phone, too? How about being allowed to pick which cell tower you connect to?

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

I notice you've not addressed your reply to the point.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

While all that is logically and sensibly true... It's notable that when Apple asked iOS users if they would let companies track them across apps... Most people said no.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It wasn't just the CDC. Your excuse that the end justifies the means has to logically further expand to the other government agencies who bought surveillance location data on millions of innocent people who were not accused of a crime.

Re: Stupidly made updates (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Jeff Layman

I find updating rather confusing (Android 11). Are there not three types of update available? These would be system updates (such as security), system apps, and Play Store apps. Or are system updates and system app updates the same thi

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

badgolferman, Below is an _adult_ observation of what Steve consistently does... What I find eminently consistent is that Steve (admittedly a wacko far-to-the-left Democrat), always wants the government to break the laws to "protect"

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: sms

Ni-cad cells are less efficient when slow-charged (see <https://batteryuniversity.com/article/bu-407-charging-nickel-cadmium>). NiMH cells are best charged using the "step-differential" method (see <https://batteryuniversity.com/article

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

To add more to that suggestion, personally I install only apps that are GSF free and that don't contain ads and which have high'ish ratings & installs. *DevCheck Hardware and System Info* by flar2 Free + inapp, ad free, google free,

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

I was referring to charging temperature, not ambient temperature. LiIon cells are useless below 0C. Body heat helps keep the phone warm. Yes, temperature has an effect: <https://www.google.com/search?q=lithium+ion+battery+cold+weather

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Jolly Roger

Temperature definitely plays a part in it.

Re: Stupidly made updates (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: AJL

An easy solution for your missed work/appointments problem (if you want to keep the phone) would be to just get a dedicated alarm clock. Or even a cheap digital watch. My watch (US$25) has a piercing alarm that can be heard from the nigh

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

That's like asking a chemistry teacher why there's a chemistry lab. Or asking a physics professor why she bothers to run the lab. Or asking why a microbiology class bothers to grow bacterial cultures. Bear in mind that the answer to the

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Jolly Roger

Wrong. There's plenty of evidence that fast charging increases heat which is damaging to batteries.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Jolly Roger

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your Carrier or to Prefer a Roaming Partner (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's always the same with you iKooks. You never stop defending what _always_ is lack of iPhone functionality. What always remains is the iKook are _desperate_ to defend what is, in effect, their _dumb phone_ since it never has the optio

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your Carrier or to Prefer a Roaming Partner (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

You never stop defending what _always_ is lack of iPhone functionality. In fact, whenever it's pointed out how many times the iPhone lacks even the simplest of the most bsaic of functionality, you call it a troll. Why do iKooks _hate_

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your Carrier or to Prefer a Roaming Partner (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

What you're clearly stating is you believe the iPhone is less functional. Why is it that the iPhone _always_ lacks basic functionality, nospam? What is interesting is how much the iKooks _hate_ all basic functionality. <https://i.posti

Re: Stupidly made updates (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks Carlos for bringing up the settings for updates, since when I looked to help you find all of them, I realized one of the three locations I had set incorrectly (probably because it was the default after I recently updated to Androi

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

Oops. Wrong app. The one I was using is: <https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.liuzh.deviceinfo>

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

I realize that it's anecdotal evidence, but two identical Moto G Power (2020) phones, charged with 10 watt and 30 watt chargers, seem to show that the measured battery capacity (ma-hr) is dropping for the 30 watt charger. I'll admit tha

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Lewis

Because he lies constantly and makes up numbers constantly, so he assumes that everyone is just as shitty and dishonest and amoral as s/he/it is. Please, every time you're going to reply to him imagine that little chubby he gets and thi

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

Nope, or at least not what I've seen with my testing (and screwing around). A few decades ago, I decided that NiCd cells would only become warm if over charged past 100%. Well, I was off a little but my thermocouple tests showed that u

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Hangouts got split up. Well, reduced back to its initial functionality. Used to be you had to install the ancilliary app "Hangouts Dialer" to use Hangouts for more than chatting, so you could also use it for phone calls. They're going

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

For forensic purposes this may be sufficient but not for profiling or CDC mandate tracking.

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your Carrier or to Prefer a Roaming Partner (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: nospam

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Why should a user ever do such stupid things at all? Once more kindergarten stuff without any relevance in real life.

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your Carrier or to Prefer a Roaming Partner (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: nospam

they wouldn't. that's far more effective. the phone continuously scans all available bands and chooses the best one for a given location and network capacity, which will change as they move about. users have *no* way to do that on the

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: nospam

more fundamental than that are financial transactions, which is just about everything, including cash withdrawals for those who think they're avoiding being tracked.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: nospam

actually, there is extensive evidence. whether it matters for a device that will be replaced in a couple of years is another story.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: sms

Actually there is no evidence that "fast charging," at the rates we're currently seeing on most phones, damages batteries. The phone firmware manages the charge rate. If you look at the Galaxy S22, which Samsung touts as having a cha

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

It would be nice if when pluging the charger the phone asked whether we want a fast or a slow charge.

Stupidly made updates

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Posted: 18 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Hi, Yesterday night, maybe about 2AM, I noticed my new phone (moto g52, android 12) was not responsive. I handled it and it was asking for my SIM pin, and then the entry pattern. It had rebooted on its own. Then I noticed it was sayin

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: Chris

Interesting to see it born out in practice, but it is a known fact. Fast charging heats up the battery and heat damages the battery, therefore fast charging will reduce the battery life.

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I've upgraded all the way from Android 4.2 to 12, of course that includes migrating through a series of phones, from Nexus4 to Pixel5a Earlier than that, in the Android 2.x days on Nexus1, upgrading and migrating was /not/ such a smoo

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

It's naive to believe you're not being tracked or followed legitimately for all sorts of reasons. We've all filled in s census in recent years. That's the most fundamental tracking system. They have no option. People like you are vehem

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Too complicated and time consuming. More hardware involved. A fingerprint reader or an iris-scanner is much more acceptable.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: Jeff Liebermann

Why? Kinda reminds me the Chernobyl, where the fools were trying see if they could squeeze some power out of the reactor that was almost, but not quite shut down. It didn't go well for the Russians and is likely to go badly with your b

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

Thanks, but Pixel2 has no esim. Some phones claim to accept 2 sims. Something else said that that wasn't quite true -- the second sim slot let you choose between a second sim or a microsd card. Feh.

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

Possibly, but I'm getting increasingly less likely to trust google. This recent end-of-May security crap has cost me something. Apparently hangouts is going to disappear in favor of 'chat', which is a lot harder to read and uglier on

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

C'mon nospam. You can't fool everyone. The only common factor in the basic industry standard functionality you deplore... is Apple removed it (or never had it). You've still not answered the logical question of what you claim is the

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: Alan

Better question: Why would the user EVER want to do it...

Re: Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your Carrier or to Prefer a Roaming Partner (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

For Samsung, I've always used this free app to see & select network bands. *Network Mode Samsung* by JunHyung Lee Free, ad free, gsf free, google free, rated 3.7, 100K+ installs <https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ljh.netwo

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Alan

Why is you just assume that any number you don't agree with must be some form of propaganda?

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: badgolferman

I don’t know. Even though I’m an Apple iPhone user even my mind can’t make that reach.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jock

That happens already with ANPR cameras and public CCTV and cellphone records.

Re: EU is close to forcing every manufacturer to use USB-C chargers (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: AJL

I solved the problem another way. I gave away everything with a Micro-USB port (and my pile of cables). The receivers of my discards (grandkids) were happy and my shopping trips for my new replacement toys made me happy. Win-win...

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ken Olson

My truck has the dents to prove it has been off-road.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"sms" <scharf.steven@geemail.com> wrote | I think that the reason that this story is not gaining any traction is | because the CDC didn't actually track anyone. They bought the tracking | data just like many other entities buy that data. R

Re: Google has a secret iOS app to help you switch to Android (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

that is of course, completely wrong. <https://hypebeast.com/2021/11/apple-iphone-13-reportedly-sold-more-unit s-than-iphone-12 The sales for the iPhone 13 have exceeded the iPhone 12, which already had record-breaking numbers. Sales

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I think people have an agenda, just as I do with the iKooks. The best statistics I can find are between 12% and 18% according to car manufacturers for _specific_ vehicles (see that reference in this thread). Just as I'd halve the numbe

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm not sure why this is even being argued, where I personally haven't run the statistics, but from my experience, I would agree logically with those who say the only place "most" 4WD SUVs go "off road" are in the TV commercials. Howeve

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: sms

I think that the reason that this story is not gaining any traction is because the CDC didn't actually track anyone. They bought the tracking data just like many other entities buy that data. Rather than trying to sell you something by

Re: EU is close to forcing every manufacturer to use USB-C chargers (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: sms

I received two of these today. Very good idea.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"sms" <scharf.steven@geemail.com> wrote | Given the publications that are trying to make a big deal of this whole | thing, it's clear that someone is trying to turn this into a political | issue. | I'd say it's outrageous to track peopl

Re: Google has a secret iOS app to help you switch to Android (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: sms

Well perhaps I spoke too soon, at least for the U.S.. See <https://www.phonearena.com/news/motorola-samsung-market-share-rocket-in-us-q1-2022_id139999>. Comparing Q1 2021 to Q1 2022, there was a significant change in market share in th

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Chris isn't from the USA, AFAIK, so he's perhaps not aware of the foundation upon which this country (the USA) was created upon... We have, in the USA, a concept of what's "unreasonable" by the government. Particularly what's unreasona

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi badgolferman, I, for one, thank you for unearthing that reference, where I, for another, can't comprehend what the hell Steve's logic is... can you? Steve said this, right? a. The end justifies the means when the government protect

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Chris, You have to understand the American political system, which pits moron Democrats against moron Republicans, where, in the USA, they're not all that different but... just as with Apple vs Android... they feel they _must_ different

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

WTF? How does Steve's brain work? As an adult, I will need to point out that Steve, who is a democrat and a professional politician, just did _exactly_ what he claims the news did. While you've never heard me say anything good about Tr

Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: NewsKrawler

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/05/apple-google-and-microsoft-want-bluetooth-proximity-to-replace-the-password/ Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard Apple, Google, and Microsoft are launching a "jo

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: AJL

Same with my Lenovo IdeaPad Chrome OS tablet. No earphone or card holes. Maybe it's because IdeaPad sounds like iPad... ;)

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: nospam

unless it's sms, in which case, it applies to everyone.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Lewis

that's nice for you, it is still not the usual. And a whole lot of people will simply NOT drive on gravel or dirt roads at all. Again, just because one person does something, it does not make it usual.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: nospam

it actually has better functionality and with a more reliable connector. many android device makers did the same, including google pixel, samsung, oneplus and others. in other words, the major brands that sell in quantity. which is th

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: nospam

it's legal.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jolly Roger

Same here. I keep a charge cable handy in the car and living room in case I need it, but that's a rarity. I can't recall the last time I needed it.

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jolly Roger

Same here. I never think about charging, other than throwing it on the charger before going to sleep. Our devices are here to serve us, and not the other way around. Personally, I have far more productive things to do than babysit my devi

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: badgolferman

Is it okay for the government to track people against their knowledge without a court warrant or established law?

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: Chris

Lots of "if"s there. It's not clear is it.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: sms

It's not unreasonable if the reason was to control a once-in-a-century pandemic that has killed more than a million people. It is unreasonable if the data would somehow be used for nefarious purposes. Given the publications that are

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

I love the way you have to throw in those careful qualifiers. What is the particular benefit of the wires being "standard". Apple replaced the 3.5mm audio jack with a different way that lets you have the same real functionality: Plug

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Piet

Leave off that "Samsung" and I agree. -p

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: AJL

Me too. I have always done it that way whether with wireless or regular chargers. 100% charge every morning. And so far the battery has always outlasted the phone before being replaced. And I've never needed it (yet) but that extra 20% c

Using Manual Band Selection to Prefer a Specific Band on Your Carrier

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: sms

I was looking at global eSIMs and was surprised to see that one provider, Silent Link <https://silent.link>, lists both AT&T and T-Mobile as carriers that they use in the U.S.. Silent.Link offers non-expiring data for 0.57¢/MB ($5.70/GB

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Chris

Nice use of very loaded language there. Why are they "clearly unreasonable"?

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: s|b

Maybe they were older versions only supported on Android 11? And by upgrading to 12 there was a conflict and the apps weren't auto-updated to a version supported by 12 which resulted in an uninstall. (I'm just guessing here.)

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: sms

There are two ways that EV makers are able to guarantee their batteries for 100K miles. The first is to limit how high it charges and how low it discharges. The second is to define what constitutes "excessive capacity loss."

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: John McGaw

snip... I have no idea. In my entire experience using mobiles I've never gotten to zero. I take my phone off of the wireless charger on my night table every morning, use the phone all day, and every evening I put it back. Sometimes it

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Ok, true, right, but as long as you (all) are polite and don't demean the others. Not calling names, for instance. Take that to advocacy groups. Or rent a boxing ring and get it over :-P

Re: Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Somewhat related, I saw this past Saturday an article about a study testing charging batteries to full (of electric cars), or only a percent. The article is in Spanish, but you can use google translate to read it. It points to a study

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

Man, you sure do a good job riding herd on all these juvenile iKooks. Why do you love iKooks so much? Seems sort of kinky to me.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hey nospam, allow me to ask you an _adult_ question, ok? You always seem to fabricate your own various and sundry "personal polls" that always seem to agree with your preconceived notion that every functionality that the iPhone lacks, i

Battery charge tests - running a battery to 0 frequently - checking re-charge times

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I am testing if it takes _longer_ to "fast charge" a phone if you _frequently_ let the battery run down to zero - and it seems to be. Case in point, I've been letting the phone run to shutoff overnight (by running NewPipe YouTube videos an

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

it also can be done with a physical sim. not only is that not needed but there's no way to know which bands to select because they're different in different locations. another service you've never used. they also want people to pay w

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: sms

You can do that if you have a phone that supports an eSIM in addition to the physical SIM that you're currently using. It also helps if it's an Android phone where manual band selection is possible (LG and Samsung for sure, there coul

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

bart/caltrain isn't the only metric. from what i've seen in wide a variety of places over several years, about half do not use anything and of the remaining half, the majority are using wireless headphones (mostly airpods but there are

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

it has not. that's because the back end that they were using (orbiscom) was based on flash, which is dead. citibank used the same back end, however, they now have a non-flash implementation, available for most of their cards (not ju

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

We'd have to ask badgolferman why he posted the thread, but I, for one, am appreciative that he did, because I was unaware my own _government_ was purchasing, en masse, the location data of millions of innocent people. In the United St

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: sms

You need to learn to be more frugal. Me -- Google Voice VOIP: $1.50/month (for E911 service). Google Voice on the Polycom Obi is much better than Ooma basic. Comcast 600 Mb/s broadband: $35/month (includes one line of Xfinity mobile

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Well, I'll accept that as an excuse, so I apologize for claiming that you treated four well-written and quite insightful summaries as mere verbosity. The fact is those four references contained the detail that is important. Clearly, I

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Chris

*Individually*, maybe, but not personally. Assuming the data are not aggregated. Which has still not been clarified. Are you feeling inadequate or something? What's with the unprovoked attack? Government agencies "track" people all t

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

BTW, the observation is the iKooks _hate_ a lot of facts about phones. It's not just FM radio functionality that iKooks hate that it exists. For example, iKooks _hate_ the fact most new phones have huge batteries. And the iKooks _hate_

Re: forwarding text messages to an email address? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: sms

It's become very rare. BofA had some cards with it but dropped the feature. AFAIK, Citibank Doublecash Mastercard is the only no-annual fee card that still has the capability for the cardholder to create and manage individual virtual

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Ooops. Before iKooks jump on that (because that's what they do), it's likely Apple iPhones _never_ had the basic functionality of the FM radio. However, the observation remains that the iKooks fabricate their "exit polls" particularly i

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Chris

The difference I don't care what you write, so don't really pay careful attention. What you think is important information to share rarely is.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

In the USA, roughly about half the smartphone owners are on each platform. If they're listening to a recent iPhone, it won't be using standard wires. Apple dropped that basic functionality so that you have to find some other way to get

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: sms

I haven't been on BART or Caltrain since the pandemic, but in 2019 and early 2020, wired earphones were definitely more common than wireless. 2+ years later this may have changed. Of course very few of the people wearing wired headphon

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I think Steve's point may have been that nospam fabricates his usage polls.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: nospam

yep, and that also shows how many do not use a headphone jack.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: AJL

I think you can probably tell by looking who's NOT using a phone's FM radio when they're out and about. They're the ones NOT wearing wired earphones. In my area that's everybody Ive seen in several weeks now...

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

BTW, Chris, you "claimed" to have earned a PhD, remember? In the sciences, in fact, remember? And yet, four simple reference URLs confound you completely. Even _after_ I summarized each of them into bullet points. Pardon me for statin

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The main points are that they can and do track you, personally. That statement is what an iKook would say because the sheer amount of detail dumbounds them instantly. They are dumbfounded by data. What any _adult_ would have noticed i

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm pretty sure it's not common since Android 12 has been around a while. I don't know why it happened yet, but I'm glad it happened as I'm learning a lot by debugging why _hundreds_ of apps don't seem to have remained on my phone when

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I don't know yet, but I'm glad it happened as I'm learning a lot by debugging why _hundreds_ of apps don't seem to have remained on my phone when I simply migrated from Android 11 to Android 12. I find it hard to believe hundreds of app

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

While we can discuss what is "desirable", all of us have plenty of experience swapping out a computer (such as Windows or Linux) and swapping out routers, and swapping out phones, etc., where there's always the question of whether you "r

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I have both Android and iOS and I do think that there are times when discussing the differences are good for both Android & iOS users. Most of the time what Android does is far better but sometimes what iOS does isn't a bad idea for And

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris

Doubtful. Do they directly address my point above? LOL. This'll be interesting. It took you four very verbose posts to summarise it earlier. One sentence, you say? Go on.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

I don't have a war with Apple or their fans. I don't care what they have or do. I don't have any apple product, never did, probably never will. But I don't like anybody taking any occasion to do war on them. This group is only about An

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

I rather suspect that there is something faulty with the upgrade procedure or application you used (probably from your mobile brand). It can be that the "desktop management" tool you use is faulty. Not that Android 12 is not compatibl

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

This phone isn't a new phone - it's the same phone that was just upgraded from Android 11 to Android 12, and then, WHAM! Hundreds of apps disappeared. This has never happened before. Dunno why. Could be the APK to APEX thing, or it coul

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Where do you get your "industry stats" from, nospam? Marvel Comics? The fact is _most_ phones have the industry standard FM radio functionality. It's only one brand of phone that habitually removes basic functionality so that you have

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I agree with Carlos that no phone is going to differentiate itself on having a "better FM radio". The only differentiation possible is NOT having it, which is just a worse phone. Given most phones have the FM radio, and given there is

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Well, my phone used Google Play to install the same applications on the new phone. The apps were not copied from the old phone, but from the official Google service. I don't have greyed icons, but maybe I don't have that feature. I e

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: Chris

You've yet to explain the problem ONCE. So whenever you're ready.... So what? If you really wanted to you could reserve 30 addresses and then the remaining 20 devices would get a dynamically allocated IP. Everything works as it should.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: Bob Martin

My Pixel 3 received it a few days ago.

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 19 Hours ago by: micky

Yesterday I was walking (2 miles, a lot for me) and one app kept stopping so I changed back to Tunein and interestingly, none of the things that bothereed me before bothered me because I knew I had an alternative. More below. In comp

Android Bluetooth won't stay enabled

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Posted: 20 Days ago by: T

Hi All, Host: Fedora 35 qemu-kvm-6.1.0-14.fc35.x86_64 VM: android-x86_64-9.0-r2.iso <hostdev mode="subsystem" type="usb" managed="yes"> <source> <vendor id="0x0a5c"/> <product id="0x21e8"/> <address bus="1"

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days ago by: Hank Rogers

Android is obviously superior to apple clusterfucked shit. The fact that you've not figured this out yet leads me to believe you are retarded.

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks for letting me know what your porting experience has been, as you are a reliable & helpful poster to the Usenet newsgroups over the years. I've ported many Android versions over, so it didn't even occur to me that moving from And

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: KenW

Same on my Pixel3 KenW

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: s|b

Upgrading from 11 to 12 went without any problems on my Pixel 3. From my personal experience, Samsung phones are crap. Never again!

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

it turns out you're clueless, not that anyone had any doubt.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Android (at least mine as these are my screenshots) has (at least) two methods of MAC randomization in the Android system settings, AFAICT. 1. You can randomize the MAC address per network (i.e., per SSID). 2. Or, Android can randomize

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It turns out that iOS has a long way to go to catch up to Android privacy.

Re: Random MAC address (Was): ip address (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Android (at least mine as these are my screenshots) has (at least) two methods of MAC randomization in the Android system settings, AFAICT. 1. You can randomize the MAC address per network (i.e., per SSID). 2. Or, Android can randomize the

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

apparently, since you're still missing the point. others have no limit. why do you need all 50 devices to have a fixed address? just about everything will work without issue using a dynamic address. but even if you did want all of

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

what home routers have you seen?

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

why do you need more than 32 reservations?

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

exactly.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

what work? swapping a router is very easy. if the isp requires the one they provide, then leave it and just connect the new one. apparently not, since the features you claim to not exist are common. do you have 32 phones? why do

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Do we really need to explain ten times the same thing? You can only FIXATE a limited number of addresses given by dhcp. In some routers I have seen 20, in others I have seen 30. So if I have 50 devices at home I can not give them a fix

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Not easy. The ISP intentionally makes that difficult by not publishing their requirements for the router, you have to reverse engineer them from an existing router. Yes, it is against the law, so what? I don't have the money to sue, no

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

All home routers I have seen have that stupid limitation. And of course I know how to bypass that, it is not a problem for me. But that's a place with IT people, not a place with a home router, where the ISP intentionally makes it har

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I agree with Chris where privacy is a basic right that people like Joerg Lorenz must provide a reason that you should not have any right to privacy, instead of people like Joerg demanding to know why you want your basic rights. In the p

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Rob

That is not a limitation of DHCP or a /24 local address range, but a limitation of your particular router. I remember that from work when our IT supplier had sold us some router they managed and configured for us. When there were too ma

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Chris

Or won't? For some that can be true. If it's an issue then a replacement is an easy fix.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Chris

What problem, exactly? I can understanding needing a few reserved addresses, but everything else can live happily on a dynamic address.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Not here, and they don't care. They are not obliged till the local legislation says so, which will happen when someone sues and wins.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

We are talking of dhcp address reservation. We are talking of dhcp address reservation. I have seen many. Not when done properly. I have seen none.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

I prefer sitting in my armchair, rather than working for my router. Oh, I have seen many other routers. Because this thread is about dhcp address reservation, as compared to fixed IP addresses on the client devices such as android ph

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: nospam

most != all. a few do, and only on rare occasion, however, *most* do not.

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Like all well-informed adults, when we find out about something we were previously ignorant of, it behooves us to flesh out some of the detail. Regarding this "Venntel" outfit... here's one reference summarized: *Congress investigatin

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Whenever one piece of information is revealed, it behooves intelligent people to gather more information about that topic, so as to sharpen the saw (in Covey speak). Another related reference is as follows: *Illinois Bought Invasive Pho

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I, for one, thank badgolferman for informing us of this recent news. I hadn't known about SafeGraph nor of Veraset, where below is one link for the latter (which is only mentioned but not explained in badgolferman's kindly referenced ar

Re: CDC Tracked Phones

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's better in some ways to spoof the location data instead of turning it off (which is a PITA compared to spoofing it) and of course it's also best to NOT give any apps the PERMISSION to access location data, particularly in the backgro

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan

I beg to differ. I live a very urban life in my BMW...

Re: Scam calls (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: sms

Not sure if you saw this <https://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php/1923883-Legacy-Gold-Rewards-quot-You-must-have-enough-in-your-prepaid-service-balance-quot>. Apparently you only have to add $1 per year now, at least until and unle

Re: Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12 (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

MANY apps are simply _uninstalled!_ when you move from Android 11 to 12! Thanks for trying to help. Here is some documentation on my progress. <https://i.postimg.cc/FHJ16nvF/update01.jpg> Android 11->12 screwed up! <https://i.postimg.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks for trying to help. Given I've moved Android from one version to another for many years, and given I've never had this problem, I don't think it's that (but it could be that Nova launcher was what screwed it up... dunno yet...).

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Well, that doesn't even need adb then since a WebDAV server works better. <https://i.postimg.cc/yNtmVWnz/update07.jpg> WebDav set to Android root On Android, I set the DavWWWRoot :"Home Directory" to the system partition. <https://i.po

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

They are legally obliged to.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

It is illegal in the EU anyway. Also in Spain. Correct.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: nospam

then it can't be that complicated.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: nospam

in another post, you said some people do. yours might but it's not representative of all home routers. why would you need more than 32 fixed dhcp addresses? most devices do not need a reservation at all. unless you have more than 2

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: nospam

32 reservations out of 254 leaves 222 remaining to be used. you still have 222 left to be used. yours might, but not all do. hue bulbs, for example, use a hub, which has one ip address, and uses zigbee to the bulbs. some of the new

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

But you do not login your phone to google, and you disable some services. That may be the reason it doesn't work for you. I have not detected yet any app that doesn't work for me; I have not tried all of them, but at least they were a

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Obviously it has not been applied. The config is not secret, you can see it in the router. But they do not publish the requirements, the specs, so using a third party router is complicated. There are people that do use third party rou

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Be advised, for whatever reason, my move hours ago from Android 11 to Android 12 was a disaster in terms of apps by the hundreds not working. *Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12* <https://groups.google.com/g/comp.mobile.and

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I have been meaning to do more methodical checks, but never seem to find time, I'll try to do so, but hints as far as I can remember ... copy off the apexfiles (somewhere under /system) rename them to .zip extract contents one of th

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Lewis

MOST vehicle *never* travel on gravel roads, SMS is full of shit, as usual.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Yeah. That was a typo/thinko. I wrote this up but you beat me to it. Typo/thinko... You're still way ahead of me on your Google Play system update though. Yours: March 1, 2022 & May 1, 2022 Mine: January 1, 2022 BTW, I completely

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

No Mine is March 1 2022, not a sniff of April

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

The "spare" Galaxy A21s that I have got an android 11 security patch to March 202, it's using oneui 3.1, AFAIK it won't receive android 12 until July.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Rob

This is forbidden here, they are not allowed to keep such config info secret and you must be able to choose your own router. And I think that is the implementation of a EU directive so it should be the same for you.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Well, mine is not that modern. It is an ISP router, can't replace with my own because the needed configuration for all services is not documented, so until I have a real itch to replace it, and find a valid excuse to complain to my ISP

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

You're well ahead of me with your Pixel over my Samsung Galaxy A32-5G. One UI version = 4.1 Android version = 12 Google Play Store = 30.3.21-21 <com.android.vending> Google Play Services = 22.12.15 <com.google.android.gms> Google Pl

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Can't. I don't "need" more, anyway, just commenting that home routers have absurd limits. Well, I have 255 dynamic. But I just can only reserve 32. Dhcp "fixed" addresses. The router normally uses 192.168.1.*, but I changed the dhcp

Warning when updating Android 11 to Android 12

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Google screwed up with Android 12, and they probably don't even realize it. <https://i.postimg.cc/FHJ16nvF/update01.jpg> Android 11->12 screwed up! I don't yet know why most of my apps just stopped working. Has anyone else seen this happ

Re: Impressions of Android 12 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I had asked but then today, I installed Android 12 and all hell broke loose. I've upgraded _many_ Androids, but Android 12 is a doozy. I suspect Google never tested it with people like me, but I'm not yet sure why more than half the app

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Luckily, ball joints don't need much by way of tools, other than a pickle fork and a good mallet (and maybe an old-time grease gun for older cars). Tie rod ends also aren't too bad - just be sure to mark things first. The idler arm and

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: NY

"nospam" <nospam@nospam.invalid> wrote in message news:030520221128410887%nospam@nospam.invalid... Thanks. The one other thing you need to make sure of with a static IP address configured at the device is that it is *not* part of the "s

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

One advantage of living in California is rusty bolts (almost) don't exist. If you ever need to choose the best penetrating oil, it's in this document <http://bit.ly/2FCrBpk>

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Did anyone receive the April Play System Update yet? I'm still stuck on the March version. On my Pixel5a it has already received the May Security Update. But they still make it almost impossible to see what "core module" updates your

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Check out this video testing the penetrating oils for rusty bolts. <https://youtu.be/xUEob2oAKVs> <https://youtu.be/st8dkGzJWtg> Part two Fun Fact: ATF/Acetone mix came in second.

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

No problem. You have the garage to die for, not only for automotive use, but also for woodworking (where a table saw, drill press, lathe, planer, grinder, sander, jig saw, etc., take up room). Once you have a wood shop, you can make all

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah, yes, rusty old bolts, know them well.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 17 Hours ago by: Chris

If you need more - why? - get a different router. Most allow you to specify what range of IPs are dynamic and which can be reserved. I think the default on mine is 100 dynamic.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

My Wifi 6-router has a lot more. Modern router allow to assign names and symbols to be added to the list of active and inactive devices. False. If you trust your provider ... and only with explicit permission.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Ah, I just assumed that they were more durable. I found the '75 Dart parked on a neighborhood street with a $800 sign in the window. I couldn't call the guy fast enough. It barely ran on really old gas. I puttered to a local fuel s

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

True, for the most part. The reason that I'm so addicted to early 90's Geo Metros is because the 3 cylinder 5 speed variety hatchback get an honest-to-God 50 MPG on the highway. How many cars owners can say that and not lie through t

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Actually, that's a pretty regular thing for me. I've still got the '89 Olds up on jacks because the lower ball joints both need done. Those little buggers aren't cheap. I did the outer tie rod ends when I bought it a couple of years

Impressions of Android 12

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: MajorLanGod

I'm not a real power user so haven't pushed the edges of Android. I have a few games I play a lot, read some stories and books in .epub format, and wander around YouTube. I also use VLC to watch videos and movies. So far the only diffe

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I don't, aside from rough furniture repair and refinishing (to sell at the antique mall). Lots of old furniture in the garage. Although, for some reason, I'm subscribed to rec.woodworking Tempting for the dirt floor side; I'll have

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Sure. But, for example, I can only reserve 32 fixed addresses on my router. But it adds up to 32. That's the count, 32, not 255. Mine use an IP each. Mine doesn't. Nope. It is a security service. That is way dangerous. I have s

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: nospam

<https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/41jej2NrC9L._AC_.jpg>

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

Every time you bullshit like that, nospam, I have to think what a miserably despicable truly ignorant completely uneducated person you are indeed. The fact remains that almost every recent Android phone (10, 11 & 12) sets Wi-Fi MAC rand

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: Alan

Don't I know it! It's certainly key on the track... :-D Very.

Re: Random MAC address (Was): ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

When I updated to Android 12, all hell broke loose on my Nova homescreen, surprisingly, but for this topic, also the MAC randomization appears to have changed per each of the many SSID's I can connect to at home. <https://i.postimg.cc/Y

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

For the record, I have been in the automotive industry in a professional capacity for *decades* and I still refer to 14" tyres. It isn't a big deal, really it isn't, so don't make it so.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: nospam

no it doesn't, for reasons that should be obvious.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: nospam

20 devices is nothing. most routers use a /24 for the lan, for up to 254 devices. 20 devices is less than 10% of the available ip space, with more than 90% remaining to be used. that still doesn't add up to 254 devices, and that's

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: nospam

by randomizing it. duh.

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

If you're talking about vehicle handling, then a discussion of slip angles is an imperative. Yep, start with the concept at one wheel and then, once understood, move onto all wheels at once to get the concept of handling. Handling is a

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

I had no issue understanding what he MEANT...

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alan

When someone consistently uses terms inaccurately, it's a fairly safe bet that they don't know the subject matter very well.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

I had no issue with what you wrote no with how you wrote it.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It never fails that the iKooks (e.g., Alan Baker, nospam, Jolly Roger, Lewis, et. al) have nothing of value to add - so - just to be able to say something (anything) - they endlessly & childishly argue about nothing. Every _adult_ knew

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ability to fit larger brake discs and calipers is one. Better fuel efficiency is another. That's countered by the rough ride, faster tyre wear and increased potential for tyre and rim damage.

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I realize you're using industry terminology and I'm not, so I appreciate that you clarified what you had meant by the "tighter slip angle". <https://www.formula1-dictionary.net/slip_angle.html> "Slip angle is the angle between a rollin

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I use both, but probably should only use address reservation myself. <https://i.postimg.cc/nchSVcmS/vysor30.jpg> Static/Reserved IP address Luckily router address reservation works with random MAC addresses. <https://i.postimg.cc/k4K8

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

I repeat, you weren't, I was. And did.

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

No, he means 14" tyres which happen to fit 14" rims. Good, huh?

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Leaf springs commonly break. It is one of the things I remember doing a lot of when most cars had semi-eliptical leaf springs back in the day. Used to replace a lot of broken coils springs too.

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

The quicker steering is a direct *result* of the tighter slip angles. What it also does is reduce steering feel so, once tyres are close to the limit, shit happens real quick.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The kindergarten iKooks would have a field day with that sentence, even though every _adult_ knows exactly what Steve & Michael Trew meant. I didn't know about the ten minute requirement. Thanks. Most of my cars have to be put on the

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

It is a commodity. Say I'm driving listening to something, so when I enter the supermarket I may want to continue listening to it. Not something I do every day, far from it, but occasionally. It is the only place I use it, elsewhere I

Random MAC address (Was): ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Somewhere I read long ago that wasn't as obvious as one would intuitively think it would be, but let me do a search to see what the scoop really is. In fact, I just happened to run across this that I wrote myself about a year ago, which

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

You mean 14" rims...

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

With Private Wi-Fi Address: 'Use private Wi-Fi addresses on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple Watch To improve privacy, your device uses a different MAC address with each Wi-Fi network.' <https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT211227> '

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

The most common problem is ignoring what is the IP range that the DHCP is giving to boxes, and can happen in both methods. I mean assigning an IP that the DHCP server also gives to another box. Some routers may check if it is in use, o

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

20? With a family of four, count four laptops, four phones, four tablets, two printers, router, access points, game consoles, NAS boxes, multimedia TVs, chromecast devices, amazon devices, smart speakers, smart lamps, smart curtains,

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

According to this article, various MAC randomization features have successively been implemented since Android 8, and improving ever since. Implementing MAC Randomization* <https://source.android.com/devices/tech/connect/wifi-mac-rando

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: nospam

he said 'in a county with no emissions', not the entire state. many states do not have emissions checks in rural areas.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: sms

There are no emissions in Ohio? Amazing. Just got the first smog check on my wife's 2014 vehicle, there are no smog checks required for the first eight years. Since the smog checks now just involve reading the status of the sensors a

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

In my experience with 14 inch tires, they practically fall on and off the wheels, so for those tires, you have no good reason to be paying $20 for a mounting and balancing when it should be done for the price of a tire valve. It's the h

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Alan

The overly simplistic answer that shows no real understanding...

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks for answering this question, where, um, er, that's what I said. Didn't I? (Anyway, I agree that the steering is the main beneficiary.) I would call it "quicker steering" in that the time between twisting the steering wheel & the

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The only thing Alan Baker posts for on Usenet is to argue about nothing. But I _do_ want to know two things, if you know more about them, since you have far more experience in handling than I do (and I respect that). I was taught, long

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I can tell instantly that you've never even once taken a vacuum tube apart. In addition, you've never smashed the tube in the old style TVs either. Worse, you add no value to _any_ Usenet conversation, nospam. You can't.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alan

Banal fact. Fun observation: you have no proof of that.

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I bought well over a hundred gallons of gasoline two days before the war, and I'm almost empty now, so I'll find out what the gas prices are in California, but I'm expecting even Costco to be well nigh near six bucks. I bring that up on

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Fun fact: If wheels don't shake at any speed, they're properly balanced. To those who want to _learn_ something from the pros, check this video out: *How to Balance Your Car's Tires at Home with the HF Static Balancer* <https://youtu.

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alan

Running a tire down to the point that you can see the belts is utterly irresponsible.

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

They're all Windows, but yes, you're correct there are more Windows ngs alt.comp.os.windows-11 alt.comp.os.windows-10 alt.comp.os.windows-8 microsoft.public.windowsxp.general alt.comp.os.windows-2000 alt.comp.os.windows-95 alt.com

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

yes it does.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: nospam

it's even more confusing when it's called static dhcp, contradicting the 'd' in dhcp, which stands for dynamic. one of the more common third party firmwares, dd-wrt, refers to it as static dhcp and static leases: <https://wiki.dd-wrt.c

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: s|b

I use address reservation based on MAC-address. Works like a charm.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Chris

My bad. Got the terminology wrong.

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I've owned several. I currently have 5 Geo Metros. Some models had the 12" rim tires; others had 13". It's getting hard to find new 12" rim tires. My former '95 Toyota Tercel had 13's also. All of my larger vehicles take 15's now.

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Funny, I get annoyed with post 2000 cars. I'm quite irritated with my 2005 Hyundai Elantra. I don't like the hydraulic clutch, power windows, larger A-pillars, etc, etc. I enjoy driving the '89 Olds wagon. Can't wait to fix my '75

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: sms

It doesn't matter whether the vehicle is old or new, you still should be driving with properly balanced wheels.

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Oh wow. Most of "us" on Usenet were born before your parents were born! :) Yup. Bias ply tires suck compared to radial ply tires for example. And suspension systems have also improved. Drive trains too. When is the last time you had t

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I guess the Windows 7 groups don't count anymore. I'm still subscribed to alt.windows7.general I'd love to have a lift, but the ceiling isn't high enough for the standard 2 or 4 post professional lifts. I could get a scissor lift t

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I'm 27 years old, so I'm still allowed to use the "kid" excuse ;) To be fair, tires have gotten far more safe and reliable over time. I *have* recently driven on over 50 year old bias ply tires. The rubber hardened up, and on a slick

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Alan

Dude... ...you're writing gibberish; raving about things no one has ever claimed. And making claims that are completely false.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Probably you'd need to forget and re-join the SSID? Well there's DoH, but that'll likely end-up back at google, or Cloudflare

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I was _wondering_ why you always disagree with what _everyone_ knows about internal resistance of (real) current sources (theoretical ones aside), until you made that statement above - which tells me why you hate facts. I didn't say any

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

Says the guy who things there is a "OBDII sensor"...

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

What's telling is that nospam's IQ is at least double that of Alan's. And Alan's is around 40 where he disputes everything that _nobody_ else would dispute - purely because that's the nature of people like that. Most people would strive

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

bullshit, nor can you tell if someone is using it without asking them. industry stats show that it's rarely used and not a factor in purchase decisions.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

that's optional, useful in some situations and not in others.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Alan

If it's a randomized address... ....why did you need to redact it? What could anyone possibly hope to learn about your device from random 48-bit number? Ditto blocking the private IP address? Here: My current IP address is 10.0.69.51

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: sms

I was surprised at just how many people actually use the FM radio. I've used it on occasion but lately I've seen others using it and not buying phones that lack it.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Rob

As you noted, before the transfer starts there are things that you need to do on both phones, and maybe they can be extended. But as it is now, swapping a phone because of a defect or upgrade is much more work than would be desirable (and

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks Andy for taking a look at the images and for bringing up the randomization of the MAC address, which, for my Android 12, is the default. I _love_ working alongside you (as opposed to the iKooks) since you try to add value in each

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Maybe they think that transmitting passwords is a security risk. Clone a phone with the cable, and steal that person identity.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

It is a nice surprise, after having resigned to not having it. Basically, it transmits the (FM) station identifier, or network identifier; sometimes also the program name. It is useful in the car radio, because as you drive the syste

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Even worse, it's my observation that most SUVs in the _very flat_ Silicon Valley are 4WD, and almost _none_ of them ever get off the shoulder of the road. However, quite a few visit Tahoe to go skiiing... which is likely _why_ they adde

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan

Linux? For consumers? LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLLOLLOLOLLLLOLOLOLLL Riiiight. Because there couldn't POSSIBLY be any other differences between different pads... Bullshit. And what makes one pad "better" than another? Bullshit. Whi

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

It is irrelevant because I don't care about the features. My phone is on 9, and no, it is not getting updates, which have to be published by Motorola, and they don't. No, it is "actualizaciones de sistema", clearly labelled as such i

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Though beware that recent android (probably iThings too) can present a randomised MAC address, instead of the device's physical MAC address, this is to prevent you being tracked by e.g free instore wifi, but you can tell each SSID sav

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

As Carlos says, it's _per SSID_ on my phone (maybe even per BSSID?) <https://i.postimg.cc/nchSVcmS/vysor30.jpg> Static/Reserved IP address I do both but I agree that I "probably" shouldn't do that (but I do). <https://i.postimg.cc/nc

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: nospam

extremely rarely. which is normally much larger than the number of devices people actually have. that's a security exploit that needs to immediately be closed. if they can do it, so can the bad guys. it is.

Re: ip address (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Why isn't anyone mentioning what I noticed in my phone which is that the "static" address is _per_ access point SSID. <https://i.postimg.cc/nchSVcmS/vysor30.jpg> Static/Reserved IP address Notice that you can set any other access poin

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Ha! It's happened before to others.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I just looked at my phone and my router which confirms what Andy said. <https://i.postimg.cc/nchSVcmS/vysor30.jpg> Static/Reserved IP address

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

I have not tried on Android, but the setup should know to use a fixed IP on certain WiFi setup, and dhcp on the rest. I do that on some laptops. Sometimes it is not practical this method. For instance, there is a limited number of ass

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

While I have a good stock of ten feet long USB-C to USB-A, and luckily, so far, all my free fast chargers have been USB-A, I think we're all destined to need to keep those USB-C to USB-C cables around (Sigh. One more cable.)

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: nospam

a very clear description. normally yes. although static ip addresses are still a hassle to manage. some devices do need to have a static ip, such as a dns server, which does not move between different networks (and most people don't h

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks for checking as I found it odd that it had all the basic expected industry standard functionality that most phones have, so I found it odd that it wouldn't have FM radio. I don't even know what RDS is... so I'll search since othe

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's not irrelevant if it's those _features_ of Android 12 that you want. :) We covered this. In detail. Ask Andy Burns. You get _plenty_ of system updates on Android after Android 10. In fact you get updates to almost the entire sys

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: Alan

Oh, I know. I just find it telling that HE didn't know. :-)

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: Alan

No. The discussion wasn't about that.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 8 Hours ago by: NY

"nospam" <nospam@nospam.invalid> wrote in message news:030520220643324386%nospam@nospam.invalid... Yes I would always choose address reservation (configured at the router) over static address (configured at the computer/phone) for this v

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Rob

I always find it a little disappointing that it only transfers data and a list of apps to be installed, and nothing w.r.t. settings, stored credentials, etc. Even when the old and new phone are exactly the same type (happens regularly in

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: sms

Samsung includes a USB-A to USB-C OTG adapter as well as a USB-A to USB-C cable so you can do USB-C to USB-C transfer. Since many new USB-C PD chargers also support QC 3.0, I prefer USB-C to USB-C cables and having a good stock of high

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: nospam

only on rare occasion do they drive on gravel roads, and for a small number of owners. you're actually confirming what he said. chains are only required because the majority of drivers there have no idea how to drive in the snow, and

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: sms

The SOC in the g52 (Snapdragon 680) supports an FM radio, and the G52 has a headphone jack for an antenna. <https://www.phonearena.com/phones/Motorola-Moto-G52_id11899> states that the g52 has an FM radio. They might have been basing t

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: sms

Not sure what country you're in, but that statement is untrue in the U.S.. Where most vehicles, SUV or not, do drive on gravel roads on occasion. Many trailheads for hiking involve gravel roads, i.e. "Head south for 8 miles on House

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: nospam

those are the correct definitions. using a static ip will cause all sorts of problems when the phone connects to another network. it's a really bad idea, and not just for phones either. using dhcp reservation only affects the user's ow

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: nospam

it can be static, but as i said, that's a *very* bad idea. yep, which is why dhcp reservation on his router at his flat is the proper solution. it will have *no* effect on public networks. only his own.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I suspect it's a matter of terminology ... I would call it static if you assigned an IP to the phone in the PHONE's own settings I would call it a reservation if you assigned an IP for the phone in the ROUTER's settings

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Only the router is assigning local ip addresses and they can be static. Public addresses are always managed by the networks. A phone is just a client in these networks.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: micky

It didnt' occur to me that this was a standard wait. "After you complete a security check, you'll have to wait 24 hours to log into your Facebook account. During this time, your account will still be visible to your friends on Facebook,

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: nospam

static ip addresses and dhcp are different things. phones do not use an ethernet cable except in highly unusual circumstances, but even then, the same issue applies. yes 'we' do.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: nospam

that is a very bad idea. the correct solution is to use dhcp reservation, which will work as desired locally and have no effect on other networks. that's true for all settings on all routers, plus a few of them do not offer dhcp reser

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: nospam

they're made of glass, which means you could easily see what was inside, *without* 'taking them apart', an odd way to describe smashing the glass and potentially damaging the innards.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: nospam

he's referring to emissions checks that are done by reading various sensors in the vehicle via obd-ii, versus the older tailpipe checks, sometimes done on a dyno and sometimes while idling in the inspection bay, depending on the state.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: nospam

unlike you, who makes up stuff as he goes along, i use the established engineering definition, which is a parameter that can be measured. no. not just for high current demands. but at least you somewhat understand that high curren

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Paul

I don't know the context of this article, but they seem to bake delays into stuff. https://www.facebook.com/help/186388591410463 Paul

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Well, I just tried, and indeed the radio FM works. I'm very surprised. It is certainly not mentioned by them: https://www.motorola.es/smartphones-moto-g-52/p And has RDS, at least the station name and maybe program name.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

AFAIK, no FM radio chip. The old phone has it, but not the g52. I would like it to have FM, but there was no choice.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

That's irrelevant. No. You get updates to the apps, but not system updates. My phone is clear that the last one is from July 2020. It is mentioned on Motorola web page. Yes. It did charge fast. And in-ear headphones. Yes, that'

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: Xeno

You weren't, I was. And did.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: Xeno

Less sidewall flex therefore more directional steering. IOW, they reduce the slip angles. Given the tyres perform 10% or more of the springing function, lower profile tyres will ride more harshly than the standard profile tyre. Disreg

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

That would have the router fix the IP address for the phone based on the phone's MAC address; else, how could the router identify which device was connected to it to then have its DHCP server always assign the same IP address to that dev

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: Piet

I know how to deal with ip local addresses, I don't have a flat, and that posting was NOT from me. So either it's glitch at aioe or a falsification. -p

Re: One more easy way to copy pictures from phone to computer. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Since I last posted to this thread, I've used three more ways to copy files back and forth between the Android phone and the Windows computer. a. net use Z: \\192.168.0.2@8080\DavWWWRoot /USER:andy burnelli b. scrcpy c. vysor Where the

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Carlos.

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The adults on this newsgroup will note all but the iKooks are trying to _help_ Chris, where I too found it odd that the FM radio would be missing. Especially given that the headphone jack is still there (which is half the problem set).

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Alan

But that's not what we were talking about. :-)

Re: Usb-c to usb-c (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

You bullshit so much nospam that I'm not even going to ask you to name even a _single_ useful functionality of Android 12 that isn't already backported into Android 11. You _hate_ that your beloved iPhone is the only common consumer el

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Alan

There is no such thing as an "OBDII sensor".

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Alan

Wrong. And wrong. And one out of three! That's not even English.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Alan

Wow. So much wrong in just a few sentences. Given the the speed rating only matters if you actually drive at the speeds involved... More things that you don't actually understand? Do some research. Maybe you'll figure it out.

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

Give your phone(s) a static ip address in your router. How that's achieved differs in each router's config. Check the manual.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Chris

It's simply a different stance regarding proprietary vs free/libre software. There's also different jurisdictional issues which is much easier to deal with issues just by not having the software available.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

You are correct in that my bimmer has wide tires and a lower profile ratio while my Toyota has tall tires and a higher profile ratio, where both would likely benefit from the substitution of wider tires & lower profile ratios. However,

Re: ip address (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

https://service.uoregon.edu/TDClient/2030/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID3742 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v$OQ39OhEms That works /if/ your smartphone settings let you configure a static IP address for the wifi connection. However, except for

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Wow. I don't think I've ever owned smaller than about 14 inch wheels on any passenger auto, where I saw that Michael Trew had 12 inch wheels. The 14 and 15 inch wheels are a breeze to mount and balance compared to the stiffer sidewall

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

rec.autos.tech

Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

One disadvantage of the older cars in California is they have to do the smog test on a dyno, which, one by one, are dropping out of the market. In California, newer cars get a smog check by the OBDII sensor instead.

Re: Follow-up: I need to see the map while driving. (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Without me having to hunt around for the associated article(s) on which this one is based, what stops you from looking at the head unit to which your smartphone is attached, or looking at the smartphone (in a holder that keeps it at eye

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

At $20 per wheel, it would take about ten wheels to cover your basic cost for the HF tools if you can get them when they're (frequently) on sale. For example, is my bubble balancer in action (note the red/yellow dots). <https://i.posti

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Me too! Lighter fluid is hard to get out (unless you mean "charcoal lighter" fluid which I've never tried)... but I've tried acetone (but the problem is the lack of ability to "spray" it into the tire and what works best is MAF cleane

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Xeno

I haven't had a pre-1990 car since 1995. Now I don't even want a pre 2020 car.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Xeno

Larger wheels with an overall larger diameter also negotiate potholed roads better than smaller diameter wheels. As a person who owned the original Minis with 10 inch wheels, I speak from experience. ;-)

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Xeno

Look at the *target market*. The manufacturer will put on the vehicle what they think the public wants, not necessarily what is best for *all-round use. Manufacturers are *market driven*. Low profile tyres make a lot of sense from a

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!) (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Well, if you don't mount and balance your own tires (note that Alan Baker got pedantic on you I see from your response), then you won't ever need to know about (a) match mounting marks on the _wheels_ and (b) the yellow & red dots on _ti

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: micky

It took FB a full day or more to approve me. Isn't it automated? What was the computer doing for a whole day?

Follow-up: I need to see the map while driving.

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: micky

Follow-up on using map and direction-instructions while driving. I realized two reasons I need to see the map and can't just rely on audio directions. 1) One time, I don't see any way I would not have heard it, but afaict Google Maps mi

Re: One more easy way to copy pictures from phone to computer. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: micky

It turns out this method has a big problem. When I u sed it, it copied everything for the month including all the ones from the first half of the month that had already been copied. They were named with a suffix as you know and I had to d

Re: Are there places where you can't even make emergency calls

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: micky

Thanks Carlos and Vanguard, SMS, and Andy. I don't know why I didn't read most of the replies until 2 months later. (I guess being in the car didn't help.)

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

There are five fundamental common consumer operating system newsgroups: <http://groups.google.com/g/comp.mobile.android> <http://groups.google.com/g/misc.phone.mobile.iphone> <http://groups.google.com/g/alt.os.linux> <http://groups.g

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Like most of the older guys here, I learned about vacuum tubes when my Dad would gather up a collection of them to take to the hardware store to test on the machine. I used to take them apart and marvel at the complexity of the insides.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Why does anyone even bother to respond to Alan Baker who is an utter moron. You'd think every _adult_ would already know this... but not Alan Baker. For Alan Baker to so brazenly be so confident in his ignorance is classic. I remembe

Re: Usb-c to usb-c

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: MajorLanGod

"Carlos E.R." <robin_listas@es.invalid> wrote in news:dtp5ki-g34.ln1@Telcontar.valinor: When you say no FM radio do you mean no FM chip? If it has a radio chip you can use next radio and your earphone (cable acts as antenna) to listen to

Re: Usb-c to usb-c

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: nospam

then you haven't looked, and what you call 'back port' is essentially reimplementing android 12, something which took google quite some time to do. that one also gets better faster cheaper, trollboi. oh, they very definitely do,

Re: ip address

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: nospam

dhcp reservation (sometimes incorrectly called static dhcp), which is supported by most routers. leave your phone set to dhcp so that it will work when on other networks, but when you're at your flat, you'll get the reserved dhcp ip add

Re: Usb-c to usb-c

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I haven't seen anything in the news worthwhile about Android 12 that you can't back port if you really want the feature; have you? Has anyone? I've had the $200 Moto G and the $100 Moto G7, both from Google on sale each time, and I too

ip address

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: PietB

How can I get the same ip local address back I had before I left on each phone when I return to my flat? -p

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I don't have any books on the matter, but I have an old vacuum tube tester, and some equipment to restore old tube radios and televisions -- although that hobby has been side-lined for a long time.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

I'm posting from the rec.autos.tech NG which is cross-posted into this thread; I'm not subscribed to the other two NG's anymore (never sub'd to the android NG); I trimmed my list of NG's significantly. I wouldn't relegate that behavior

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Yes. Eh, I don't know, I guess I'm biased. I drive old beaters; most of my cars are pre-1990.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Hehe, I've done this with lighter or brake fluid and a match a few times...

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Well, the upside that I see is saving money. Most shops that mount/balance with their machine want to charge you $20+ per wheel these days. I buy used tires where ever I can find them. For my Geo Metro collection, I have a huge pile

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Interesting, I've never seen these markings. Then again, I always buy used tires, typically as cheap as I can find them. My favorite local shop will sell you a used tire with decent tread, and mount/balance it for a total cost of $30

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: nospam

he does, but in this case, there is surprisingly a bit of truth. different voltages. nimh/nicad rechargeable batteries have a nominal voltage of ~1.2v/cell, alkaline batteries are ~1.5v/cell and non-rechargeable lithium batteries are

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Yes, that was the point of my little joke.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days ago by: Alan

Riiiiiiiiiight. You know what would have been great there? A Google image search...

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days ago by: Alan

I remind everyone that you actually said this: "1. Most things that require AAA don't actually _need_ AAA (this is key!) (The assumption that they're "smaller" very often is just not true.) " The assumption that AAA batteries are small

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Yes, but in USA, many people would pronounce "utter" as udder.

Usb-c to usb-c

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Hi, I just got a new phone. A modest Moto g52. There were only two choices with Android 12, the other one was the g22, but commentators said it felt slow. And I am partial to this brand (fewer customization). I bought the previous model

Re: Rant about tunein.com

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: AJL

That's because TuneIn puts TuneIn commercials over the top of the station content so you often get both the station and the TuneIn commercials. Worse TuneIn often covers regular station content with commercials. However once you get past

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

rec.autos.tech

Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

BTW, as an example, Scotty Kilmer (whom I have a love/hate relationship with) actually stole one of my graphics for his tire balancing video! :) I'll say no more, but the point is that I document tire mounting and balancing at home so w

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

It's nice to know there are adults here who can speak rationally. I agree that you can't help NOT get AAA battery requirements with some things, where even switching those AAA batteries to rechargeable AAA batteries won't work all the t

Re: Rant about tunein.com

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: micky

Yeah, always blame someone else. I do that too. So far I like it a lot better. It doesn't have the bells and whistles of Tune-in, or podcasts I think, but if I want one I can switch to tunein. But it's no where near as annoying as

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Bear in mind this is an _adult_ discussion below, devoid of marketing BS. There are scientific reasons what all these things do in terms of handling: a. Wider tread b. Lower profile c. Larger diameter If they come with the vehicle stoc

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

rec.autos.tech

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan

You mean a 15" diameter WHEEL, don't you? :-) I'm kind of with you about needlessly large trucks, etc. My brother and I at one time each owned a RAM 1500, but mine was a 1998, while his was a 2017 or 2018. The difference in size was

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan

But they're not AAA batteries as Arlen implies. They're not even AAAA batteries (which are a rare, but real thing)

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: sms

Not really necessary, but they do improve handling and increase traction. Manual tire changers are not expensive. The ones from Harbor Freight are sufficient for home use. The issue remains that static balancing should be avoided. Re

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

On the topic of marketing cleverly differentiating your air from theirs... my point is always that morons fall for every marketing trick in the book. *Nitrogen in Tires: A Complete Guide* <https://www.autolist.com/guides/nitrogen-in-ti

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Only cows have udders, not bulls.

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 8 Hours ago by: AJL

Update: Did the monthly tire pressure check this AM. They all went UP a pound or two since last month's check. Probably because the garage is getting hotter as we go from winter to summer. (I check them after they sit overnight.) Sti

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex to add Covid-19 Vaccination Cards to the Apple Wallet?!)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The only reason for mentioning the rim diameter is that the HF bead breaker tool has to be "modified" slightly for the larger diameter wheels on SUVs and light trucks. That modification simply is to extend the base a few inches so that t

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

rec.autos.tech

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

True, but some things, you can't help. Both my Roku box for the TV and the DVD/VCR combo take AAA batteries. I didn't design the remotes; they are what they are. No I haven't, but I looked it up. Looks like 6 little 1.5V batteries;

Re: "Google Wallet may be making a return" (and "Why is it so complex

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Michael Trew

Why is a tire larger than 18 inches ever necessary for a non-commercial vehicle? I don't think I've ever had a vehicle (I've owned well over 30 vehicles) with a larger than 15 inch diameter tire. That includes my F-150 and C10 trucks

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Bullshit and you only prove that you do not understand the licensing system under GNU/Linux.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

People on openSUSE have to manually and intentionally activate external repositories with the proprietary stuff, codecs that can not be licensed and possibly illegal. It is one of the most asked questions on openSUSE forums, why can't

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Exactly, Ubuntu does that. They are not strict with licensing, as openSUSE is.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 16 Hours ago by: Chris

That's clearly not true. It even asks the the user during installation whether you want to install proprietary libraries for e.g. mp3.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 17 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

That is utter bullshit.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Paul

I didn't download any separate packages intentionally to thwart anything. The GIMP I used, worked out of the box. It's not like downloading a LAME plugin for something. I did not encounter a step like that. Paul

Re: More Apple lies - this time Apple outright "fabricated" its M1

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Alan

I wouldn't pay much attention to what Arlen says... He dishonestly compares the physical size of the M1 Ultra to an AMD Ryzen 3 chip... (All the while never mentioning that the M1 Ultra includes both RAM and a GPU: 'But there are rea

iOS-Android-Features [157a] Screen Mirroring to Windows PCs

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

<https://tinyurl.com/iOS-Android-Features> Here is my correction to item 157a to help make Steve's well-researched rather detailed comparison document even better (i.e., more accurate), where I ask others to pitch in to correct and impro

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

It is known that Ubuntu doesn't care about such things as software patents.

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