Mobile Computing

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    low budget,32GB,and windows 10

    I am looking for a new laptop.I was looking at laptop Lenovo Laptop 80S60001US Intel Celeron N3050 (1.60 GHz) 4 GB LPDDR3 Memory 32 GB HDD Intel HD Graphics 11.6" Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit for $160.99 Acer Laptop Aspire One Cloudbook AO1-131-C9PM Intel Celeron N3050 (1.60 GHz) 2 GB Memory 32 GB...
  2. C

    How to Revoke Access to Third Party Apps in Twitter using a Phone

    I use Twitter a lot. I don't have a smartphone and am not familiar with them at all. I often see people on Twitter who have authorized a third party app to access their Twitter account but the Twitter client they use on their phone does not have a "Revoke Access" function, and sometimes they...
  3. P

    Is the iPhone 5s worth it ?

    I'm getting a phone upgrade this year, and I'm not really sure if buying an iPhone 5S is worth it now. I live in Serbia, and the price of a brand new iPhone 5S is 45.000 RSD ( 399USD, 363EUR). My next upgrade will probably be in late 2018-early 2019 and I know there's no way for it to be...
  4. S

    acer aspire m5 583p screen flashes but will not start

    Hello All, I have an Acer Aspire M5 583P-5859 and when I press the start button (turn on laptop) the screen, barely visible, flashes/ blinks and will not start. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  5. R

    Samsung Galaxy Ant Screen Problem

    Hi! This is my first post ever, I've just made an account on this site. I'm not sure if this thread is in the correct place, sorry if it isn't. My mother has a Samsung Galaxy that has this problem: Her phone works as usual but at some moments her phone turns like the picture above. She...
  6. G

    Experiences with ProStar

    Has anyone had any experiences with ProStar? I'm considering buying one of their laptops, N155RF, but would like to hear what all of you think of them. Thanks in advance.
  7. G

    Note 5 - Apple Music overheating phone

    I have had Apple Music and it has always caused my Note 5 to overheat to 75-78 degrees, and it sometimes hits 80 degrees and the music stops and phone freezes to cool itself back down. I have tried reinstalling the app and restarting phone but it doesn't help. I know Apple Music is in beta, but...
  8. S

    Value of refurbished 8560w?

    Just looking to get an idea on value of a refurbished 8560w i7 2820QM, 16 GB DDR3 RAM, 120 GB SSD, AMD FirePro 5950 for about 300?
  9. G

    £1000 gaming laptop

    Any advice on £1000 budget gaming laptop for best bang for the Bucks
  10. Y

    nexus 5x,motox play,galaxy a5,gflex2

    I want one from these 4,I currently own a nexus 5 ,its not that I have issues, I just need better battery life since my job requires outdoor activity.
  11. hdmark

    Samsung s7 fingerprint storage

    Good morning all! I have my new s7 and ive been using the fingerprint reader but I started seeing things about how some smartphones very insecurely store the fingerprint image. I was wondering if anyone knew how/whre the s7 stores this file. The phone is fully encrypted so im thinking it may...
  12. J

    Verizon Insurance help

    Hi! I have a 2014 Moto X that I got from Verizon, I am still paying for insurance, but the phone broke a few months ago. The screen shattered and the display does not turn on, however the phone its self turns on (I can tell because it vibrates and when i plug it in, the green led comes on) I had...
  13. A

    how can i make my android phone a fan controler for my PC ?

    i asking about any software can make phone a controler fan using internet or bluetooth or others are u Understand me it will be creative '-'
  14. M

    My sim is cracked so I want new sim wid same no. and i don't remember the name with which it was registered

    I am stuck wid my sim card's owner name so i was wondering if I could kow it anyhow
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    Help! I just got a Trio 4G AXS Tablet a few days ago, and already says bad sector ...

    I just got a Trio 4G AXS Tablet a few days ago, and already says bad sector try rebooting with other options as well. I tried going past the message, but to no avail. Now I'm looking at a android laying down with a red triangle with a "!" in it. Now what do I do???? Under the android it says "no...
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    Asus g751 vs gl752? (I7-6700 with 960m VS I7-4720hq with 970m)

    Hi all, I am looking to buy a new laptop, that can be used for gaming and that I can also run multiple virtual machines on, for its other purpose. I have narrowed it down to the 2 machines below, as they fit my budget. I'm wondering, what is the better option considering the gpu and...
  17. C

    Can someone recommend me a laptop

    Can some one recommend me a laptop that is 1.under $250 2. can play this game freestyle2 (system requirments Category Minimum Recommended CPU Pentium4 2.8GHz Pentium4 3.4GHz RAM 1G 2G Graphic card GEFORCE 7600GT 512MB GEFORCE 9800GT 1GB OS Windows XP)
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    Any i7 skylake laptop from gigabyte or a good manufacture quality?

    I was looking an i7 skylake CPU without a GPU on a 15"6 screen. From gigabyte brand will be great and a black chassis too! If there is no gigabyte model another good quality brand will be good too.
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    Galaxy S4 USC Unroot?

    Hello, I have a galaxy s4 on 4.4.2 that I rooted using kingroot a while back. It is a US Cellular SCH-R970. Knox has not been tripped. Under device status it says the phone is custom. This means I cannot update to 5.0.1. My question is, how would I return the phone to official status without...
  20. Comrade_Tito

    Can I change a non-integrated laptop GPU

    So, the thing is, I'm thinking of buying a new ASUS G752VL-GC046T laptop with a 6th generation Intel i7 and a NVIDIA GTX 965M 2GB GDDR5 GPU and 8GB DDR4 RAM. The thing is, I think the 965M might get obsolete very soon (regarding it is a mobile GPU which is very low in performance comparing to...
  21. J

    Gta V laptop

    I'm from Canada and im looking for a laptop that can run gta v for around $1,000 CAD any help would be great
  22. M

    BSoD on old laptop

    I have found that if I attempt to boot my old laptop sometimes it gives me a BSoD with the code 0x124.This happens before Windows 7 logo (I can tell, because when Windows logo comes on the wifi button turn blue).If I reboot it usually boots succesfully.
  23. A

    Sim card tracking software

    My cell phone is being tracked and my text messages are being intercepted. I believe someone downloaded tracking software through my sim card.
  24. U

    Is the Thinkpad E-Series worth it?

    Hey guys, I am looking for a laptop for university. I am currently on a tight budget and was observing these 2 laptops: 1. Lenovo G50-80 80E502JBGE Notebook i5-5200U without Windows for 400Euro. 2. Lenovo ThinkPad E550 20DF004RGE Notebook i5-5200U without Windows for 470 Euro. These laptops...
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    Urgent: Laptop for Vlog Editing on the go

    Hi - I am travelling to the USA on Friday and my laptop has just died! :fou: I urgently need an affordable replacement that I can use for basic video editing on the go. I am happy to buy this state-side to save money too. I just need to know the minimum specs I need for the below task. I do...
  26. M

    Which laptop should i pick from these 2

    Hey guys im having trouble choosing between these two laptops. I want them for internet browsing, video watching, ms office use and maybe casual gaming.I have found both at same price(500 euro) so dont take into consideration the cost, and the screen size, just their qualities. 1) HP ProBook...
  27. J

    Moto E 1st gen speakers have stopped working

    Today while I was listening to music through my headphones on my moto E 1st gen and I pulled out my headphones out while music was playing and then I noticed that my phone speakers have stopped working. Anyone knows how to fix it?
  28. Atterus

    Looking for a Mobile Work Station

    Hello all! So, I am starting the process of figuring out the do's and dont's of finding a professional laptop for work. Largely because the "office" moves around alot for what I do so I have a desktop at home, and a laptop is ideal for work. I have experience building desktop gaming rigs, but...
  29. X

    Any good budget smartwatches?

    I am looking to buy a new budget smartwatch to use with my phone, are there any budget ones that are good quality?
  30. S

    Laptop overheating no fan control

    My laptop has shut itself off twice while I was gaming. I attributed these incidents to the cpu overheating so I was only a little surprised to see speccy showing my cpu idling at 90 degrees Celsius. The cooling fan runs only for a few seconds during boot up then turns off. It doesn't turn on...
  31. S

    Computer for engineering student

    Hi everyone. I need help with looking for a good mobile computer to use as an engineering student, I've been doing a little research but I'm still new to all this and would like personal opinions and experiences. I've come across workstations but my only concern with those is will I still be...
  32. William Crane

    Need Help Finding Price of Laptop

    Hello, I'm planning on selling my laptop to invest into a desktop, but i don't know how much it is worth. It is a Lenovo Y560P 500GB. It would be awesome if the community could help me find this price. Thanks.
  33. Bikklo

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M/970M (2GB) vs. Dual SLI GTX 860M (4GB)

    Hello everyone, I am in the market for a new laptop for college and have narrowed the search down to two models. I am torn between two machines mainly because of the graphics setups offered on each. In the MSI model it has a newer card but less VRAM, and in the Aorus model it has Dual GPUs and...
  34. Y

    How To disable expresscache?

    intel rapid storage technology and windows say 'your ssd is broken.'I want to know how to deactivate ssd i cant disassemble my laptop :( Note:I have lenovo y500
  35. J

    Help with Gaming Laptop

    Hi all I have decided to upgrade my laptop, at the moment I have an average laptop which used to handle most games on average settings but it`s getting old and lagy. My only preference would be a 17" screen over an 15" and the fact that this new laptop would handle himself above average for...
  36. A

    Whenever I plug in a headphone to my smartphone the sound keeps coming from the internal speakers

    Hello guys, I guess the title is obvious .. anyway I have a Huawei Ascend G610 .. when I plug in any headphone .. the sound never comes through it .. it keeps coming through the internal speakers .. I need a solution except resetting my phone .. thanks in advance ..
  37. D

    A Back-to-School Laptop

    Hello good people. So, in preparation for the start of freshman year, I am purchasing a new laptop. I'm studying computer science, and would prefer to do my coding on my laptop that I will use for all of my classes, than to do so on the horrid school machines... they all suck. However, I am...
  38. S

    MS Surface Pro 3 DisplayPort to HDMI adapater

    Does anyone know if the Displayport to HDMI adapater that MIcrosoft has for the Surface Pro 3 is any different than a standard Mini Displayport adapater cable? Sometimes, I have seen where the OEM version has a clip or something else to help hold the adapater in the port. I have noticed (while...
  39. A

    Tremendous battery loss on rooted galaxy S3

    I have a rooted Samsung galaxy S3. I bought it second hand already rooted but from a trustworthy person. I have huge battery drain. I have disabled: GPS Bluetooth Sync Calander Calander storage Email Gmail Google calander sync Google contacts sync Most of google play services And still...
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    clean virus no memory card

    How can i clean a virus ? without memory card
  41. ImDaBaron

    LG G3 or Samsung S5?

    Hey guys so I'm looking to make purchase a new phone. These two phones are in the same price range for me. Which one would you choose?
  42. N

    need a new phone

    I'm looking for a good all around phone with great connection and is Sim based (I'm a t mobile user). it needs to have at least 12 hours of battery life under heavy use and maybe like 20 idle. i play a lot of games and stuff and find myself using my phone all day. it doesn't have to be a flag...
  43. A

    Dual SIM phones

    It's know that the phones with dual SIM get lagged or hanged very often. The thing is that if I just use single SIM,not both of them,is there any chances of getting saved from the lagginess? :sarcastic: I gotta buy a phone with two SIM facility cuz there aren't many options left. Btw, Lenovo...
  44. L

    Can a new phone not yet activated receive a restricted call?

    I had Verizon phone that regularly received Restricted calls that never showed up in call log. I recently purchased a new, basic, flip phone and before it was activated, I received a Restricted call on it that didn't show up in the call log! The font for "Restricted" is also different than any...
  45. liquidmountain

    Cheap Laptop Recommendations?

    Hi everyone, I'm planning to build a gaming PC some time early next year, but would also like a laptop (or even one of those windows 8 tablet pcs) to replace my current, mostly broken Vaio. I'm hoping to use it for school/university/writing. I need one which is quite cheap (ideally below $400)...
  46. M

    I have the SIM card number, but not the SIM itself and I'm trying to find the number associated with it

    I have the SIM card number, but not the SIM itself and I'm trying to find the number associated with it
  47. T

    Need to be able to print out old delete messages from my phone

    Need to print deleted SMS texts
  48. Abhishek1025

    Galaxy S4 ,rooting

    I am new to rooting., How do i root my Galaxy S4-19500? Can anyone suggest me step by step instructions to do so.. Suggest me some really good ROM's for the S4. Also, can i unroot my Galaxy S4 and get back the original Android Kitkat ? :-P
  49. darkfa8

    Unshackle me from my desktop - Laptop opinions wanted

    I've been a PC desktop owner since the mid-90s. Prior to that, well, mobile computing wasn't exactly mobile and I had a Atari 800. I've built every computer I've owned since then and stayed away from laptops and the like due to the comparably higher cost/performance and limited upgrade path. My...
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini KitKat! Help!.

    Hey! I've heard that you now can get KitKat on the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (Black edition), while some say only GT-I9195 (Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE). I am certainly confused as of if this goes to only the Black Edition of the phone or if the update file also works with the standard GT-I9195 LTE...
  51. T

    can i change my windows 8 phone to android

    i need to change my operative system
  52. M

    How to get BSNL PUK number wihout sim serial number

    My sim card is locked, my number is REDACTED - SS and i dont have the sim serial number... carrier is bsnl. I need to know my PUK number. It's a microsim, so obviously cant see my serial number. BSNL customer care is as usual, not responding. Help!
  53. corcorand82

    Buying an Android Tablet: tips for your decision

    Android is by far one of the best mobile OSes. However, there are many tablets that look and sound appealing but are so slow and unusable they deteriorate the quality of your life. This tutorial will teach you what to avoid when purchasing your new android. Tip 1: KNOW THE MANUFACTURER. Too...
  54. C

    Need help choosing laptop in range of £500-£600

    I'm looking to buy a new laptop for school that is portable, around £500-£600 but I will accept slightly more if it comes with Microsoft office. It has to be touch but I would rather have a tablet mode but I'm not demanding it! I have my eye on two sony laptops, the Vaio fit multi flip 11.5inch...
  55. R

    how do I unlock my verizon motorola? Its an old phone and I tried many patterns and it locked me out and ask for my google acc

    Its an old phone and I tried many patterns and it locked me out and ask for my google account but it was like 2-3 years ago and I dont remember my old google account. Please help
  56. T

    Should I get a more high-end laptop or a gaming pc and continue using my current laptop?

    So I was considering which would be better in my next buy. I found a few laptops with higher end specs like i7 4800mq and gtx 765m from msi and a few custom gaming laptop retailers locally but I also know that building a gaming pc would give me a lot more performance. So my current laptop specs...
  57. Y

    Huawei Ascend G510 was launched back in January 2013 and is one of ... Only thing is that guide on xda saying that you need t

    Huawei Ascend G510 was launched back in January 2013 and is one of ... Only thing is that guide on xda saying that you need to unlock your .
  58. S

    how to restore my Alienware M17X R2 to factory setings

    A few weeks ago i went to re-set my Alienware M17X R2 to factory setting watch as it formated and re-installed everything. once completed it rebooted Showing BOOTMGR is missing. press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. but only turns off now I can't get back to the F8 to try and restore again. can...
  59. S

    Looking for a recommendation for smartphones for power users

    Hi, I am looking to buy my first smartphone. I'll be honest -- I know little about smartphones at all. However, I am quite experienced with computers in general, and I'm looking for a smartphone that I can easily tinker with, tweak things under the hood, etc; I'm looking to learn a little about...
  60. S

    Can the Vostro 5470 be modded or upgraded to have 2 hard drives?

    I have recently purchased a Vostro 5470 and I would like to know whether I can have it modified to have 2 hard drive? Either having a HDD + mSSD combo or 2 SSD's Will putting a bigger mSSD enable the system to utilize 2 drives for storing and of course running programs like photoshop, etc...