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- We have an old iPhone 3GS we leave at our vacation cottage, which has internet but no phone. The iPhone serves as a VoIP phone when we are there, so it sits plugged into the charger for weeks or even months at a time. Will this cause overcharging or harm the battery?
1 day 10 hours ago
- The cloud based option is going to cost less and require less expertise to deploy. It’s like racing, if you ride a Ducati but don’t know what you are doing, you are still going to lose. With the cloud based option, you are going to have people monitoring the situation that (hopefully) know what they are doing, since THIS is what they do.
3 days 14 hours ago
- Disturbingly, yes. It varies based on a number of factors, but according to an article on Help Net Security a hotmail account was valued at $1.50 and a google account was worth about $80. These numbers are a little dated, so they may have changed by now.
5 days 15 hours ago
- Are there any significant changes to Windows Phone with 8.1, or is it just an incremental update like Android 4.4.3?
6 days 7 hours ago
- One of the things that Apple added with iOS 7 was “wireless mesh networking.” How does this work, and what makes use of the feature?
4 weeks 1 day ago
- One of my kids is in college, and isn’t afraid to make a call to dad occasionally asking for a little extra money to make it through the month. She works part time and is a good student, so I don’t mind helping out. I’d like to make it as easy as possible when I do though; what is the easiest way to transfer money using an iPhone?
5 weeks 5 days ago
- When using Macbook Pro running OS X Mavericks, I’ve started to get an error message that says “there is no connected camera” when using FaceTime. Obviously there is a connected camera, and it worked fine until this issue started.
7 weeks 6 days ago
- Is there a way to use Chromecast with a Surface RT tablet?
8 weeks 5 days ago
- I did not realize until a week or so ago that many copy machines have an on-board hard drive that stores copies of the documents that are, er, copied. Frankly, I had never considered the potential security threat posed by a mere copy machine. What policies should be in place to help ensure data security with respect to copiers?
11 weeks 5 hours ago
- The Malicious Software Removal Tool is a utility that runs in the background, and you don’t need to do anything. It’s updated each month to address what Microsoft determines are the greatest current malware threats and attempts to detect and delete any malware on your computer.
12 weeks 1 hour ago
- Open the settings app, then click “General.” Enable restrictions (you have to use a passcode). Look for and select “Websites” under the “Allowed Content” heading. Select “Limit Adult Content” under the “Allowed Websites” section. This will block most things, but once in a while something may slip through.
12 weeks 1 hour ago
- The way iOS deals with killing apps is different in iOS 6 and iOS 7, so maybe you should not be force closing them at all now. If you do, as I understand it, iOS 7 closes any associated processes that are running in the background and may be used by other applications.
12 weeks 1 day ago
- The two things from CES that we will see in our daily lives soon are Android/iOS integration in vehicles and (probably) the Oculus Rift. With systems such as GM’s On-Star having been around for years now, it is a logical progression to move toward tighter integration of vehicles with the rest of our digital lives.
14 weeks 3 hours ago
- It’s always tough to balance convenience with security. You can change so that the passcode is longer and more complex. Go to SETTINGS>GENERAL>PASSCODE LOCK. You should see an option for “Simple Passcode.” Switch that off, and you should be able to enter a passcode with more characters.
14 weeks 4 hours ago
- In iOS 7, you can go into SETTINGS, then select MAIL, CONTACTS, CALENDAR. Go to the MAIL heading, where you can toggle off LOAD REMOTE IMAGES. You can turn on load images at the bottom of individual emails if there is something that you would like to see.
14 weeks 1 day ago
- How can I prevent an iPhone from automatically including all of my email contacts? It just results in a huge list of unused contacts that makes it harder to quickly find the ones I want.
15 weeks 1 day ago
- Netflix should buy you some time to find some suggestions, at least. Beyond that, I would think a mix of entertainment and productivity applications would be something she would appreciate. Here are 5 apps that I would install in no particular order (of course everyone is different):
16 weeks 4 days ago
- Ironically, the easiest way is probably going to be by using yet another plug-in, about:addons-memory. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/about-addons-memory/#stha...
17 weeks 3 days ago
- Here is a chart on the lumens needed for various size screens at various distances.
17 weeks 3 days ago
- This is really a legal/accounting question, so I will add a standard disclaimer that you should consult an attorney to be safe. XBRL is used to make financial reporting and SEC compliance more transparent. If you are not a publically traded company, it is my understanding that this would not apply to you.
18 weeks 5 days ago
- Maybe. It was a pretty paltry free offering, to be fair, only 2Gb. I think that you identify the potential pitfall - people come in for the free cloud storage, find out just how little 2Gb really is, and end up paying for additional storage since they already have an account with the company.
18 weeks 5 days ago
- We generally think about BYOD from employers’ perspectives, but what are the main concerns employees have with your BYOD policies/practices?
19 weeks 6 days ago
- Anyone know how to add a signature line for outgoing email when you are using Windows Phone?
20 weeks 3 days ago
- One of the disadvantages of the X360 vs. the PS3 was the inability to easily replace the hard drive on the X360, while the PS3 had a standard laptop size HDD that was quick and easy to swap out.
21 weeks 5 days ago
- Bitrix24, Asana, Wrike….those are probably the first three I would look at. I’m really not sure why Salesforce has decided to shut down Do.com, but at least there are alternatives out there that should fill in the gap.
25 weeks 12 hours ago
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