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- One of the new features in Android 4.4 KitKat is supposed to be a numeric battery percentage display. Well, my tablet is updated to 4.4 and I still just see the pictograph of the battery. How can I enable the new feature so that I can see the actual percentage of charge remaining?
15 hours 48 min ago
- I’m sure some people will disagree with me, since for you connection speed as with money, more is generally better, I think around 10mbps will work well for almost everything except a lot of torrents. That said, 6mbps should be perfectly adequate for all of the uses you mentioned, and a lot of things that you didn’t.
6 days 16 hours ago
- Go to haveibeenpwned.com and enter your email address. You do not need to enter your password (nor should you, so run away quickly from any site that asks for your email password). I checked mine, and yes, I was one of those 150,000,000 affected.
6 days 16 hours ago
- Instead of using the baked-in Playstation Network avatars, how can I use an actual photograph for my profile image?
1 week 13 hours ago
- Just in time for the long Thanksgiving weekend, my Nexus 7 stopped working with Netflix. I can’t get past login and just get a message along the lines of “sorry, can’t connect to Netflix.” Ok, but on the same network I have at least 3 other devices that can connect just fine.
1 week 5 days ago
- When I print out a document using Google Cloud Print, does a copy of my document get retained by Google? Occasionally some of the things I have to print are subject to nondisclosure agreements, and I wouldn’t want to unintentionally violate the NDAs.
2 weeks 1 day ago
- One of my friends is a pretty serious gamer, and he preordered both the XBox One and PS4. He invited me and some other folks over for a beer, burgers, and console unveiling, which was cool, except the hard drive on his XBox One sounds terrible. It clacks, whirs and grinds VERY audibly.
2 weeks 3 days ago
- Android 4.4 KitKat is supposedly released now, and news reports last week said that it was available for Nexus 7. I’ve gone into my settings and checked for updates, but it just says everything is up to date even though it is still on Android 4.3 and doesn’t give me any options to install anything. What do I need to do to get the 4.4 update?
3 weeks 3 days ago
- The internet of things is essentially the connection of everyday things (household appliances, RFID tags on livestock, locks on your doors….pretty much anything really).
4 weeks 3 days ago
- Just an additional point, the original Nexus 7 won’t get it, at least not now, probably not ever. The 2013 Nexus 7 will be updated to 4.4 shortly though!
4 weeks 3 days ago
- You tags make it look like this is a spam question (the mods will probably delete the spam answers if it is), but I'll take the chance that you are a decent human being asking a legitimate question instead of a filthy spammer trying to sell some 3rd world "quality" product.
5 weeks 1 day ago
- In order, my concerns would be (1) screen resolution, (2) battery life, and (3) internal storage. After experiencing high resolution screens such as Apple’s Retina and the screen on the new Nexus 7, I can’t go back. Things just look so much sharper and it is far easier to read text.
6 weeks 18 hours ago
- Google says that Google Wallet is now compatible with all Android devices 2.3+. How could that be possible? I thought NFC was required to be able to “tap” your phone at stores to pay. Without NFC, how would this work?
6 weeks 3 days ago
- Charges for incoming text messages should be added to the list. Grrrrrr!
9 weeks 13 hours ago
- Yes, there are plenty of tablets without a SIM card, generally those that are WiFi only though. I’m not trying to be a jerk, but I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that possibility, especially since I own a WiFi only tablet personally. Assuming that it is not WiFi only, I would look under the battery if the rear cover is removable.
9 weeks 2 days ago
- I just got a new LG Optimus F3, which seems to be an ok device. However, the internal storage is pretty limited (about 1.3Gb usable IIRC), and with Android 4.1 it doesn’t have the option to move apps to the SD card, for some reason. Is there anything to do that could improve the storage capacity?
9 weeks 4 days ago
- You hit on an important point when you noted that the 41 megapixels refers to the sensor. While that is an important component in a digital camera, it is far from the only thing that determines image quality.
10 weeks 20 hours ago
- Google’s new search algorithm has been active for about a month now. Anyone know what the significant changes were, and how it affects SEO efforts?
10 weeks 1 day ago
- Sorry, I don’t think you can due to anti-jailbreaking changes made with the 4S and later models. You probably could if it was just an iPhone 4.
10 weeks 6 days ago
- Flattening takes ALL of the image layers and and merges them into a single background, which makes the file size much smaller. Merging allows you to choose which layers to flatten. So they are very closely related, but not exactly the same thing.
10 weeks 6 days ago
- I was watching Netflix and after I paused it for a few minutes and the display “timed-out” aka went black. No big deal, right, except this time nothing responds. There are only 3 physical buttons, power, volume+ and volume-, and pushing them does nothing. It doesn’t have a removable battery, so I can’t just do a battery pull.
11 weeks 2 days ago
- Some of the data is cached in RAM, and if you just suddenly disconnect you may corrupt the data before/as it is written to the USB drive. You can get away with just unplugging it sometimes, but sooner or later the odds will catch up with you.
11 weeks 6 days ago
- I just got an OTA update (JSS15R) today for my 2013 Nexus 7, but can’t seem to find anything different. Does anyone know what this changed?
12 weeks 9 hours ago
- I was thinking of getting an inductive charger for my new tablet, but I’ve never used one before. Does anyone know how they compare with a traditional plug-in charger when it comes to charging time? Does an inductive charger take about the same amount of time to charge a device?
12 weeks 2 days ago
- Number6 answers Re: If the iPhone’s fingerprint scanner is such a big deal, why didn’t fingerprint scanners replace passwords on laptops?Well, users are likely to unlock mobile devices much more frequently than a laptop, and it's great to add a seamless layer of security where users might otherwise be tempted to not use a password at all I think it makes a lot of sense, especially with the growing ubiquity of BYOD.
13 weeks 1 day ago
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