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Q: Download Through Smartphone Hotspot

For all the windows experts, something crazy happened to me yesterday!

I got around 300$ of data usage expense on my mobile within minutes, I turned on the hotspot on my mobile and connected my laptop to it, was doing some regular emails and light stuff, all the sudden my internet connected on my mobile turned off because I consumed all my allowance data and even more, it seems windows downloaded about 1.5 GB through the network with out me knowing so, and it was a 4G network so it happened very fast!

is there a way to know exactly what was downloaded in that period?! Crazy!

thank you.

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I have unlimited tmobile data and when I try to connect my phone's hotspot it gives me an error message of: "Can't connect to this network". I also tried to connect to a friend's Iphone hotspot and recieved the same error message even though her laptop was able to connect to her and my hotspot.  Help please. - pedro

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Im using a 17" Lenovo y700 ideapad laptop. Recently (maybe 4-6weeks-ish) my wifi becomes disabled wheneve it loses connection to the modem or disconnect from the modem, by:1) my modem restarts (either manual restart or due to power outage)2) after I switch off from using my iphone's hotspot.The wifi icon at the network tab is greyed out -> as if it was disabled, but clicking it does not do anything.I can fiddle with the airplane mode but that doesnt change anything. The problem does get rectify after restarting - but its a real hassle having to restart everything after a modem reboot or after using my phone's hotspot - just to get the wifi re-enabled.During this time the device is listed as 'Enabled' in device manager, and a scan does not detect a problem with the wifi card/driver. This does not occur every time, there doesnt seem to be a specific pattern to the error occuring. Anyone having the same problem? Solutions?

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I've connected my MotoG3LTE smartphone to my Win7 desktop PC using the micro USB-to-USB cable, and set that to 'Transfer Photos'(PTP)'. Windows Explorer shows my Moto3G device, with an 'Internal Storage' folder (with 3.9 GB occupied) and subfolders DCIM and Pictures, but neither of these subfolders displays any content at all. If I reset the USB connection to 'Transfer Files', Win Exp shows the same Internal Storage folder (with 3.9 GB occupied), and with 15 subfolders. Several of these, including 'estrongs' and Android', show sub-subfolders, with content. But subfolders 'DCIM' and 'Pictures' are both empty, with 0 bytes and no folders or files. A techie from Consumer Cellular, my phone service provider, was unable to solve this problem. He said that something in Win 7 is 'hiding' the content of these files from view. I surely can't be the first smartphone user to encounter this problem. If someone knows how to over come it, please let me know. !!!
 

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Does watching video on a smartphone user the same bandwidth or download as in any computer?

Thanks.

A:Does watching video on a smartphone user the same bandwidth or download as in any com

Yes and no. It all depends on what format the video is in (AVI, MP4, etc.). A file with higher compression will occupy less space and take less bandwidth/download amount to download. Whatever format it is in, though, it will consume some bandwidth and download amount (I take it from the question that you have a monthly download limit from your ISP, correct?)

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Recently installed Motorola RFS controller running Wing5.4. Running WiFi hotspot. Clients can browse without issue. Clients cannot download from Adobe, Microsoft or Java. When new download window opens, we get an immediate "website cannot be found" page displayed.

Anyone with similar issues not being able to download on Wifi hotspot?
 

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So I?ve done quite a bit of research and I?m down to three choices.

1. Sprint (student discount)
Price - $57.39/month
Plan ? 450 all talk minutes and free after 7PM & weekends. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (2 yr contract) - $0.00
* Apple Iphone 5 16GB (2 yr contract) - $99.00
* Apple Iphone 5 32GB (2 yr contract) - $199.00
* Samsung Galaxy S4 [I think 16GB] (2 yr contract) - $149.99
* Samsung Galaxy 3 16GB (2 yr contract) - $0.00
* HTC One 32 GB (2 yr contract) - $99.00
* LG Optimus G (2 yr contract) - $0.00

Extra Stuff: Says I can get $100.00 back with old sprint number. I do have a sprint phone and number but its not a smartphone so I?m not sure if this applies.



2. T-mobile Prepaid Plan
Price ? $30.00
Plan ? 100 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB - $549.99
* LG Optimus L9 [I think 16GB] - $290.00

Extra Stuff: It says the phones are included with a refill card. I?m guessing it?s a month?s worth of the plan?



3. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan
Price - $35.00
Plan ? 300 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (3G) - $382.49
* Apple Iphone 4 8GB (3G) - $297.49
* Apple Iphone 5 ? COMING SOON
* Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB (4G LTE)- $149.99




**Final Thoughts/Questions:**

1. Do you think it?d be wise/safe to buy unlocked phones... Read more

A:About to get my first smartphone and smartphone plan

Mistake on a phone for Virgin mobile. Theres a galaxy S3 not S4, for 399.99

3. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan
Price - $35.00
Plan ? 300 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (3G) - $382.49
* Apple Iphone 4 8GB (3G) - $297.49
* Apple Iphone 5 ? COMING SOON
* Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB (4G LTE)- $399.99
 

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I am confused to decide which is better Samsung galaxy s4 or htc one or iphone 5 or xperia z

things want to consider first thing battery backup, then resolution then camera of course which has the best look

read several reviews and so confused please help
 

A:Which is the best smartphone to buy?

The Galaxy S4 is basically equivalent to the HTC One. The HTC One though, has a better camera and has an aluminum shell. The S4 has a more mediocre camera and a plastic shell (cheaper build quality). They both have basically the same screen. I own an iPhone 5 and love it. The OS is just becoming stale though, and Android (on the S4 and HTC One) is more for power users. iOS (iPhone) is geared more toward rookies who dont know what they are doing since it is so simple. I would take the Xperia Z off of your list since it doesnt match up.

Check out TechSpots' reviews on all three phones:
Galaxy S4: http://www.techspot.com/review/664-samsung-galaxy-s4/
HTC One: http://www.techspot.com/products/smartphones/htc-one.87473/ (I cannot find a full review on TS and posting another sites review would be considered kind of bias)
iPhone 5: http://www.techspot.com/review/579-apple-iphone-5/
 

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I would like to wipe my smartphone clean. I bought it from someone and they said they thought there was RAT on it and they do not know if they were able to get it off.

How can i clean my smartphone so i know there is no RAT or anything malicious on it? It's a basic LG smartphone.

thanks
 

A:smartphone RAT

Hi and welcome

What is the exact model # of the phone?
 

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really needs help i m in trouble
 

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I have recently gotten a new Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone. I've never had one before. So, I'm trying to figure out how to use it so that I don't accidentally get charge for something not necessarily bad as much as like "accidentally banging your finger with a hammer". Right now, it appears to automatically access the Wi-Fi when it's in range and I'm installing free apps. Will I need to keep an eye on that so that it doesn't download apps (or additional app data) via a cell tower? (I did find a setting called "Wi-Fi Calling Settings" under which I can select Wi-Fi Prefered, Wi-Fi Only, Cellular Prefered.) There's, also, a gps on mine. I've found Google Maps, Google Latitude, Navigation, and TeleNav GPS Navigating that can use the gps in one way or another. How far into those programs can I use the gps before I start getting charged for data usage? Is there anything else I need to be careful of so that I don't end up surprised at the end of the billing cycle?
 

A:New Smartphone

All smartphones require a data plan. Look at your contract to see what you purchased.
 

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Purchased a GSM IPhone look alike from China to use as a PDA. I don't have a SIM card in it because I don't intend to ever use it as a phone, but I would like to be able to download some apps to this device. Thought I could use WiFi to do so but the device will not connect. Does anyone have any tips on how to best achieve what I am trying to do?
 

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hi, ten forum

I am kushagra an part time blogger of my blog which is Techveria . I have a question that how can i control my android smartphone Xolo Q1200 with the help of my PC without WI-FI .

A:How can i control my Smartphone with my PC

Originally Posted by kushagra


hi, ten forum

I am kushagra an part time blogger of my blog which is Techveria . I have a question that how can i control my android smartphone Xolo Q1200 with the help of my PC without WI-FI .



In what kind of situation you would need to control your smartphone with a PC? Shouldn't it be the other way around?

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No one likes the thought that a mugging, car accident or other emergency can happen to them. Unfortunately, everyone runs into scary moments at some point in their life.

That's why ICE BlackBox is a must-have app. It's like a personal security system built right into your Android or Apple smartphone. It's got plenty of useful features and is easy to use in high-stress situations.

In case of an emergency, tap a button and ICE BlackBox streams video, audio and GPS location information to a secure server. Whether you're the victim of domestic abuse, a car accident or theft, you can collect valuable evidence to send to the police.
Read more Is it as good as it sounds?
 

A:The all-in-one security app for your smartphone

If you need a security app like antivirus than why don't you try CM Security- AppLock&AntiVirus android app. It fulfill your both requirements. It works just like an antivirus and like a mobile security. It will keep secure your mobile.
 

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I setup and connected VPN connection through my smartphone to my home computer, but I don't know how to get access to files via my smartphone through VPN Connection. Do I use my smartphone internet explorer to access my home computer files or how?

Regard,
Thanks.

A:How to use VPN connection on a smartphone?

What application are you using to establish the VPN connection? A VPN connection should allow a remote device outside the LAN act as if it was and should be able to access resources limited only to that LAN the same way as if it was connected to it.

Just a couple of questions to help us give you the best support:

What phone are you using and what OS does it have (Android, iOS... etc? )

What VPN application are you using on the server to initiate the remote connection?

What is the OS of the home computer you wish to access and is there a shared folder set? If so what are the sharing permissions applied?

Don't worry if you can't answer all the questions, we will do our best with the information provided

Josh!

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Greetings Gentlefolk,

I've made a mistake and bought a Chinese X10 smartphone, mainly because it was one of the first dual-sim phones I found. It seems to be a clone of the Sony Experia X10 but does not have a very good OS. It doesn't help when the 'Help' files are only in Chinese??? What I'd like to know, please, is it possible to load the Android OS onto the phone?
Any help will be much appreciated.
( the dual-sim side of things works very well but the rest of the system, i.e. camera/video, email etc leave a lot to be desired).
 

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I was told to use Flash_Disinfector by another tech helping me with my PC. It would not install.  So is there another program to use or scan with?  Also if it is that new USB Firmware Virus dose it take care of it? Thx REEdit: Moved topic from Cell Phones to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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I am replacing my smartphone and need to sync them both together to be able to copy the photos, phone numbers etc. from one smartphone to the other. How do I do this? The makes of each of the two smartphones are Ideos.

Can it be done easily or does it involve sophisticated software?
 

A:Syncing smartphone

Are these Android phones? If so, your contact info should be synced to your Gmail account. Log into the new phone with the same account and that should be copied over. To move pictures, you'll need to upload them to a service or connect your phone to your computer and copy them over.

If the pictures are important, you should have a backup anyway. A smartphone is just a pocket-sized computer. It can crash, fail, etc. and has the added bonus of being easily lost or dropped.
 

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hi guys,

Im having a problem posting in phones and handheld devices,says insufficient privileges...
so i posted here...

what the best smartphone in this price range
dont care about make/model
just performance and features

anybody?
 

A:Best Android smartphone for €200/$200 or less...

You need to pick a sub forum in Phones and Handheld Devices to post in, you can't post in the root of it. Don't think you'll find an Apple in that price range so it's going to an Android or Windows based phone, unless you go used. Anyways here's an article covering 5 phones under $200.
 

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I've got a dell laptop running winxp. I've been reading about using a smartphone as a modem when I'm between wifi hotspots. I use a palm treo680 and use a USB cable to connect to the laptop to synch contacts, calender, etc. How would I use the usb cable to connect the phone and laptop and access internet thru the phone? Can it be done?

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Hi guys, my HTC cell phone sucks, it runs out of the battery every one hour, so I want to buy a new smartphone, one of my friends recommends me ZOPO phone, I havent heard of it before, have you ? I have searched it a lot on the internet and it seems to be a new brand Android phone? er, I am not good at tech stuff, I just hope my new phone could possesses the same function as my tablet does maybe?
Here is the phone I just found from amazon, and I completely dont understand its specs, can anybody here give me a help?

http://www.amazon.com/ZOPO-Quad-And...=merchant-items&ie=UTF8&qid=1381894469&sr=1-1
 

A:Buying a smartphone

How old is your HTC? Pretty hard to believe battery only lasts one hour.
 

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Hi guys,
My wife's Galaxy was hacked and sent emails out to her entire contact list.
The message contains a link that may provide a clue to who did it.
Is there a way to possibly isolate and open the link to view it without letting whatever it is destroy/spread/etc?
 

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I use a Nokia 7610 and donot have a GPRS connection. I have never viewed a webpage on my cellphone. I have an ADSL connection on my PC. Can I use this connection to surf the internet through my cellphone? I connect my cellphone to my PC using a DKU-2 cable.
 

A:Internet on smartphone

Is anyone interested in answering my question?
 

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AT&T service

I have had an IPhone, found they are fragile, have bad battery life.

I do need to access personal email

Do not need to edit documents

I would prefer a micro sim

Either a long battery life or a easy way to switch them out

I do play a few games on my moble

Any advice?
 

A:New smartphone needed

...Budget? You realise any smartphone with removable battery will satisfy your requirements.
 

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Which is better Sony xperia M2 or xperia SP?
 

A:Which smartphone to choose?

They are very similar and have their positive and negatives. I would way the M2 since it is a year newer and it has a better CPU.
 

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I keep getting redircted on my phone and pc... I also get ads and pop ups.. In games like league of legends or cs go... I dont know what to do. It seems its the same virus because of the same ads. I factory reset my phone and ran an antivirus scan but it did not help. Any clues?

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Hello all I have a trend net TEW-711BR I can connect the laptop via Wi-Fi but smart phones can't any ideas?
 

A:cant connect smartphone to router

We need to know the manufacturer and model for your phone to provide detailed help.

On my Samsung phone I needed to open Settings, then enable WiFi (it is off by default), select my SSID, then choose the encryption type and enter the passphrase.
 

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My girlfriend just got a Motorola Triumph today, with Virgin Mobile as the carrier. Since we're in a bad spot for internet connectivity with Virgin Mobile's network, we decided to try connecting the phone to our wireless router. The phone connected just fine, but when we tried to go to any websites, it kept saying it couldn't connect to the site. We've tried restarting the phone and reactivating it, as well as turning airplane mode on and off as I have seen working on a few other forums. The 3G works all right as long as we don't wander in to any bad spots, but the wifi refuses to work at all. My dad also has a Blackberry through Sprint I think, and that also refuses to work with our wireless routers. We have two routers, both set to open, so it's not an issue of the wrong password or anything. Laptops can connect wirelessly just fine. SSID broadcast for the routers is turned on. We've tried restarting the routers as well. The two routers are a Linksys and a Belkin (unsure of the models at the moment). If anyone has any ideas to try or any advice to offer, it would be much appreciated. If any more information is needed, I'll be happy to provide it as soon as I can. Thanks in advance!
 

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I just purchased a Verizon Thunderbolt Droid Phone. Loaded HTC Sync program and added items to the phone and SD Card.
When I connect the phone to the USB connection on my PC the drive shows up as "Microsoft Office Click-to-Run 2010 (Protected)(Q".

What's that?

Also, I can't delete or change anything.

Thanks to anyone.

A:Drive Name Changed By USB Smartphone

Screenshot of this?

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I need to export or otherwise copy my contacts from my smartphone to my desktop PC, but can't figure out how to do it..

My smartphone used to sync with the office Exchange Server, but ideally I now want to sync my Outlook contacts with my home PC using standalone Outlook 2003. My PC runs XP SP3 and ActiveSync 4.5. Smartphone is Windows Mobile 6 Standard.

It looks as if I cannot sync Exchage Server contacts to standalone Outlook - if I try to switch to synching with Outlook it tells me the contacts on my phone will be deleted. Is there a safe way of doing this? I would rather retype all my contacts from the phone screen than risk losing them - I can no longer access my former office's Exchange Server.

If I can't use ActiveSync, is there a way of exporting contacts in bulk from Outlook on Windows Mobile?

Thanks for any help - Firepig
 

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I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 smartphone, and am trying to download photos from it to the harddrive.

Have installed the Samsung software and when we hook up the phone to the computer we hear the device connect sound but it does not show up as a drive.

Have also hooked up the mini SD card via a hub but the pictures I want are on the phone internal memory.

Nothing shows up in Computer as a drive and the USB's drivers are all up to date

Can anyone help us as please as we are now at a loss as to what to do.

A:Problem downloading from smartphone

You don't need the Samsung bloatware KIES to access the data on the device. Remove this software and just plug the smartphone, Windows will automatically install the MTP drivers (provided the device is in MTP mode, NOT in image/KIES mode).

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I wonder whether there will be a Desktop App for the ARM devices. I would think that fishing a document out of the explorer folder on a 4" screen can be pretty finagly.

A:How will the Desktop work on a Smartphone

I was wondering about that myself, I think that's were pinning stuff to the Metro start screen will be used the most.

This will certainly be a big operating system to be stuffed into a smart phone.

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Hi all

I have developed an Engineering Software App for SmartPhones and am expecting to receive big orders soon.

I will make the software available (a) as a download, (b) on the various online app stores and (c) I will sell the software pre-bundled onto the actual SmartPhone Device and ship to clients.

Question: As opposed to buying off the shelf SmartPhones wrt case (c) above, I'd be very interested in being connected to actual Smartphone Manufacturers (People with an actual Manufacturing factory - Not a wholesaler).

I'd be looking for Real Factory Based Manufacturers who could:

(1) Make a phone specifically for my customers. The main thing here would be to have a unique looking exterior even if they base the phone on the chassis and interior of an existing phone.
(2) Handle all the Hardware Registration and Licencing Procedures. I would not want to go through the trouble of having the hardware tested and approved for usage.
(3) Provide proof that all Hardware is legal for usage internationally
(4) Work with me to ensure that my Software is embedded onto the Device Software such that even a Hard Reset of the Device will NOT remove my software.

Google searches for SmartPhone Manufacturers always throws up SmartPhone Wholesalers, Alibaba, etc. I do not wish to deal with such. I will only deal with an actual SmartPhone Factory.

Appreciate any and all introductions to above.

Thanks. Tony.

Quality, Lead Time, Price. You can have any two ... Never all three.
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A:SmartPhone Manufacturer List

It's a ridiculously enormous leap to go from an application developer to a hardware manufacturer. There are countless part suppliers, contracts, regulations, etc. in manufacturing cell phones. You'll notice that the only companies making cell phones are very, very large corporations. It's not at all practical for a single person to venture into that marketplace.
 

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i use my android smartphone as my modem and i need help to configure it to make it more secure from hackers.I wanna know how to reach my modem configuration page since "192.168.1.1" is not working for me.Need help on how i should find my default gateway and configure my modem!!!
 

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Which 1 is better -
1)Exynos 5260 ; Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 & dual-core 1.7 GHz Cortex A15 with 2 GB RAM
OR
2)Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 ; Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7 with 1.5GB RAM??
 

A:Smartphone processor comparison

Definitely the Exynos 5260, no question about it! It is really a 6 core CPU since it uses the 4 Cortex A7 CPUs to process regular loads and it taps into the 2 A15 CPUs when it needs extra power.
 

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looking for method to transfer Palm info (contacts, memo, calendar, etc.) to LG Optimus V phone

A:Palm transfer to smartphone

I'd sync the palm to outlook, then sync the phone to outlook.

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I am having an annoying and frequent problem with firefox loading websites using smartphone layout. Roughly 30% of the time it will load a page with full screen width images and text that spans the entire screen.
Reloading will sometimes bring it back to normal browser window display, other times it takes several reloads to get it right.
It's not limited to any particular pages, a page will load perfectly fine once, then the next time it loads up wrong.

I've played with user agents, updated, reloaded, reinstalled firefox and the problem persists, any ideas?

A:Firefox loading like a smartphone

I'd reset the FF User Agent to default and delete the cache, if it still happens even after a force-refresh, look for a Desktop link, there's often one at the bottom of the page.

If it persists and you're sure your User Agent is at default and you're sure aren't blocking correct browser capabilities detection with an extension, report it to the site owners.

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Given the wide diversity of data connections people get on their smartphones, I was wondering if developers who know they will download apps, images, movies, etc to phones have any guidelines or website forums specifically addressing considerations like:
what's the largest file you should attempt to download?
what considerations are there for servers used for downloading?
Are there various protocols that are better/worse for performing large downloads? or,
do different hosting services use different time-out parameters that would cause large downloads to fail?
I'm OK if you point me elsewhere or engage on one of more of these specific issues.
 

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I am having an annoying and frequent problem with firefox loading websites using smartphone layout. Roughly 30% of the time it will load a page with full screen width images and text that spans the entire screen.
Reloading will sometimes bring it back to normal browser window display, other times it takes several reloads to get it right.
It's not limited to any particular pages, a page will load perfectly fine once, then the next time it loads up wrong.

I've played with user agents, updated, reloaded, reinstalled firefox and the problem persists, any ideas?

A:Firefox loading like a smartphone

I'd reset the FF User Agent to default and delete the cache, if it still happens even after a force-refresh, look for a Desktop link, there's often one at the bottom of the page.

If it persists and you're sure your User Agent is at default and you're sure aren't blocking correct browser capabilities detection with an extension, report it to the site owners.

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Recently I purchased iphone5. but not happy with that, because everyone around having the same phone. so I am considering to purchase another smartphone made by "Vertu" any one who could suggest about?
 

A:Anyone familiar with Vertu smartphone?

The iPhone 5 is a great phone. Stick with it a bit longer. I have never heard of Vertu but it may be exclusive to your country.
 

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Eavesdropping on Smartphone Secrets.

Researchers say that smartphones are vulnerable to an attack used to steal information from smartcards.

Does your smartphone have hardware or software security protections against crytographic key attacks?

-- Tom
 

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I just had my hard drive reimaged with Windows 7. When I plug my smartphone into the USB port, I hear the bong/bong that it was plugged in, and I even get the window saying that it's installing drivers. But when I go to Windows Explorer, I don't see it as plugged in. I've tried numerous "solutions" online, but nothing has worked.

I just looked in Device Manager under Universal Serial Bus Controllers, and "Apple Mobile Device USB Driver" is there with a yellow triangle and exclamation mark in it. Although I right-click it and update - or uninstall, then scan for hardware changes - neither works.

How can I get my computer to recognize this smartphone?

Addendum: I deleted everything related to Apple, including Bonjour, Quicktime, and iTunes, then tried to reinstall iTunes since I thought that it would install the necessary drivers. It succeeded until the very end, when I got this error:

The registry settings used by the iTunes drivers for importing and burning CDs and DVDs are missing. This can happen as a result of installing other CD burning software. Please reinstall iTunes.

I'm at a complete loss. Not only does iTunes not install, but my Windows 7 computer doesn't even recognize my smartphone when I plug it in.
 

A:Smartphone not recognized by my laptop

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Acer 5738Z running Win 7 64 bit

New XiaoMi Rednote 3 smartphone

Plug phone into USB the first time and a driver is loaded and everything works fine

Reboot laptop and plug in phone - laptop makes bingbong noise as if it recognises the phone but the phone does not appear in My Computer.

Check Device Manager - the phone is shown but with a warning triangle.

Driver gives the message "Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware. (Code 37)"

The only way to make it work is to uninstall the device and reinstall the driver.

I've tried a motherboard reset to no avail

Guidance welcome

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Hi 7forums!
I have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 installed on my laptop(from factory). Till few days ago, I could turn it into Hotspot via the stock Hotspot app & used to connect my android smartphone for normal wifi file transfers. But now that app by which I used to create hotspot is missing somehow(coz I can't find it installed apps). So, I give a try to other hotspot creators(virtual hotspot, Wifi hotspot creator setup, etc)... None of them worked. So, I created ad-hoc but soon learned that android phones don't connect to ad-hoc networks. An app called "mHotspot" shows even a problem with my drivers & asked to restore it but in vain. At last...I searched the net about file sharing methods but most of them state that phone must be connected to computer.

My laptop only has essential softwares by factory & I haven't modified any of 'em.

So please if u have that stock hotspot app(black-ish background with only two options: SSID & Password & Start button), kindly share it here.

Please help me to create wifi hotspot on my laptop so that I can connect my phone the usual way like before:crying:

Thanks in advance...

A:Pc to Smartphone sharing issue

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