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Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-07-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By ssbtech
The notification functionality on my new iPhone...

The notification functionality on my new iPhone is abysmal compared to my BlackBerry.

Absolutely pathetic that you can't set up Normal, Loud, Silent, and Work profiles that can be easily...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-07-04, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By ssbtech
Bluetooth isn't available, hence the request. ...

Bluetooth isn't available, hence the request.

Apple somehow got the bright idea to omit the feature everyone else has to skip tracks with the volume buttons.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-07-03, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By ssbtech
Lightning -> Apple lightning - headphone jack ->...

Lightning -> Apple lightning - headphone jack -> Car aux-in
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-06-30, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By ssbtech
I must be the only one who thinks being able to...

I must be the only one who thinks being able to skip songs without waking up the screen of the phone is necessary.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-06-18, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By ssbtech
Bluetooth jog wheel for iPhone?

Just need a small, Bluetooth jog wheel to pair to iPhone. Any recommendations?
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-01-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,597
Posted By ssbtech
Bell got back to me about their Visual VoiceMail...

Bell got back to me about their Visual VoiceMail availability on Android - in short, it isn't. So this whole Android experiment will remain just that.

I remain of the opinion that...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-01-07, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,597
Posted By ssbtech
Is it a currently supported iOS feature? ...

Is it a currently supported iOS feature?

Still works on my BlackBerry.
I found an app that'll do it, sync.me, but it requires sending contacts off to their servers to "process".

Just want...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-01-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,597
Posted By ssbtech
I remember when I posted about the use of Snap to...

I remember when I posted about the use of Snap to install Android apps on BB10 I was chastised on these forums for having to use a hack of a workaround. Interesting you're now proposing I do the...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-01-06, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,597
Posted By ssbtech
Considering this is an iOS thread, there's no BB...

Considering this is an iOS thread, there's no BB keyboard for it.

As for long-press for symbols and accents, sure. There's already a pop-up that presents the user with multiple long-press...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-01-05, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By ssbtech
Notification profiles on Android

My exploration of this little Marshmallow phone continues.

A feature I've come to rely on with my trusty BlackBerry is customizable notification profiles.
I can create profiles such as "Work",...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-01-04, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,597
Posted By ssbtech
Old post, but I've been playing with a cheap...

Old post, but I've been playing with a cheap Android phone recently. Despite fiddling around with the stock Google keyboard then installing SwiftKey, the lack of long-press for uppercase letters is...
Forum: Bell Mobility, Solo and Virgin Mobile   2018-01-03, 11:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,062
Posted By ssbtech
Bell, Visual Voicemail and Android

Playing around with a cheap Android phone. Other than the completely disjointed messaging experience, it's not quite a truly terrible platform. However, there's no obvious way to have Visual...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2017-04-03, 03:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 34,236
Posted By ssbtech
Still on my Z30. It won't be until I can get the...

Still on my Z30. It won't be until I can get the same form factor in something else that I'll switch.

It may seem silly to you, but the fact that I can pop the back off and replace it with a...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2017-02-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,769
Posted By ssbtech
If you're concerned about privacy to the point...

If you're concerned about privacy to the point you want a different browser on your phone, I would suggest not using Android in the first place. For all its faults from a usability standpoint, Apple...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-11-06, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 422,614
Posted By ssbtech
I sign up for TV every year around Christmas for...

I sign up for TV every year around Christmas for December and January. Cable box is hooked up, no filters on the line, everything is ready. It'd be nice if I could simply activate it at will...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-10-30, 04:00 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
What's that about wasting horizontal pixels on...

What's that about wasting horizontal pixels on the taskbar? Look at how much junk is sitting on this one in the coming Windows update:
...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-10-17, 03:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,028
Posted By ssbtech
Blame the form over function folks.

Blame the form over function folks.
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-09-03, 06:18 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
That should be SOP for every new Windows 10...

That should be SOP for every new Windows 10 install.
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-09-03, 01:22 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
Someone needs to send a glitter bomb...

Someone needs to send a glitter bomb (https://shipyourenemiesglitter.com/product/The-OG-Glitter-Bomb-54) to whomever thought pushing out new builds of an OS that wipes out user customizations was a...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-09-01, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 422,614
Posted By ssbtech
Considering most people keep internet service for...

Considering most people keep internet service for many years, you can't really go by time-limited sale pricing.

Business internet is more expensive than residential.
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-08-31, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 422,614
Posted By ssbtech
It is? Business Internet 30 is $12.95 more per...

It is? Business Internet 30 is $12.95 more per month.
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-08-27, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,064
Posted By ssbtech
Good luck getting a genuine OEM battery for a...

Good luck getting a genuine OEM battery for a phone that doesn't come with a removable battery.

Most people end up with some junk from a cheap Chinese deal website. Then wonder why their bed...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2016-08-23, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
  RIP VCR
Views: 1,419
Posted By ssbtech
I tossed my VCR 14 years ago.

I tossed my VCR 14 years ago.
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-08-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
At 1920x1080 I don't really care about horizontal...

At 1920x1080 I don't really care about horizontal pixel count.

FYI, on my second monitor, I combine the buttons and hide labels because I run a couple of applications that both have 4 running...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-08-18, 01:17 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
And it's still useful today. All I want is...

And it's still useful today. All I want is one-click access to a few programs that I regularly launch. And I don't want them taking up twice the space on the taskbar.
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-08-17, 03:27 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
All depends on how you use your PC. Who are you...

All depends on how you use your PC. Who are you to judge?
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-08-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
It works fine if you like having multiple windows...

It works fine if you like having multiple windows crammed into one little icon, but I prefer to show taskbar applications with the labels, not combined. This results in the silly pinned icons...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-08-14, 02:50 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
They stay in order, but they move around. It's...

They stay in order, but they move around. It's irritating.

Another issue with pinned icons is that when you click them, the application opens. Fine. But when you click them again to open...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-08-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
When the pinned icons are used to launch a...

When the pinned icons are used to launch a program, they expand to show the name of the program, file name, website, etc...

If you have icons to the right of a pinned icon, there's no choice but...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-08-10, 12:00 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 56,006
Posted By ssbtech
^And then Microsoft turns it all back on when a...

^And then Microsoft turns it all back on when a new build is pushed out.
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