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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    RNC, Chamber Of Commerce Say A Robocall Isn’t A Robocall If It Goes Straight To Voicemail

    An automated, prerecorded phone call that goes straight to voicemail may be slightly less annoying than a robocall that causes your phone to ring, but is it any less of a robocall? The Republican National Committee and the lobbyists at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce think these “ringless”...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Police 3D print murder victim's finger to unlock his phone

    A man was murdered, and the police think there might be clues to who murdered him stored in his phone. But they can’t get access to the phone without his fingerprint or passcode. So instead of asking the company that made the phone to grant them access, they’re going another route: having the...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Should Cable, Internet Companies Be Required To Let You Cancel Service Online?

    Just about any pay-TV or Internet service provider (often one in the same) lets new customers sign up online. You can do the whole process — check your address for availability (even if the company’s database is dreadfully wrong), pick a service tier, schedule an installation appointment, and...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Nearly 90% Of Millennials Can’t Stop Looking At Their Phones When Watching TV

    When you watch TV, is your phone always within reach? More importantly, are you just listening to the TV while you fiddle around on your phone, tablet, laptop, smartwatch, web-connected crockpot? If so, then you’re like the 88% of millennials who are regularly using “second screens” while...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Raiders Of The Lost Walmart Find Ancient And Mysterious Feature Phone

    The Raiders of the Lost Walmart are a brave band of explorers who comb the darkest corners of the world’s discount stores to find the ancient gadgets with inappropriately high prices. We call these finds “retail antiquities,” and share the explorers’ field notes with the world. Walmart’s...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Won't Launch On Phones This Summer

    While Microsoft is planning to launch Windows 10 on PCs this summer, the phone part of the operating system will debut at a later date. Speaking at a media event at Build in San Francisco today, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore explained the company's plans for the launch of Windows 10. "Our phone...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Were Your Calls Spied On? World's Largest SIM Maker Is Investigating

    Has your phone been spied on? A new report claims that British and US spies used the world's largest SIM manufacturer to potentially monitor a huge number of people through their phones. With some 450 networks using the SIM cards made by Gemalto, the NSA and GCHQ may have gained access to a...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Roll Back Will Be Possible When Running Windows 10 Preview On Phones

    When you are testing the Windows 10 Technical Preview on a desktop or laptop it is easy to set things up so you do not lose the ability to have a solid production system running or immediately available. I have successfully installed Windows 10 Build 9926 in virtual machines using Hyper-V on...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows Phone will soon render websites a lot more like an iPhone

    Microsoft has tried to push standards with its mobile Internet Explorer browser, but unfortunately the wider web largely develops specifically for the webkit rendering engine and the iPhone. That’s left a lot of mobile websites not rendering properly in Internet Explorer mobile, and a...
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