Category Archives: Phone

Phone Problem – Offline – No Network

In the last week, I have had trouble with my Moto G phone when away from home and trying to access the internet. I would get a “Offline -No Network” message. I could make phone calls, but could not use … Continue reading

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T-Mobile Scam Protection

T-Mobile has recently started some phone scam protection, although I have not seen its benefit. Here is the main page where T-Mobile describes the new features. Scam ID – this theoretically will mark certain phone calls as potential scammer phone … Continue reading

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Internet HotSpot on Your Phone

One of the great features on the newer phones is that they can be setup as a mobile internet access hotspot. While it’s a bit different on each phone and operating system, the basics are the same. On Android Lollipop, … Continue reading

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T-Mobile – New Charges for a Paper Bill

T-Mobile seems to be sneaking some new charges onto our phone bills these days. I just got a text message that they are now going to charge for paper detailed bills. Something that has been free for the last thirteen … Continue reading

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Moto E – Short Review

I am initially very impressed with the Moto E. I have used Lollipop on a Nexus 4 and a Nexus 7 and they been slow and a bit aggravating. On the new Moto E it runs like a race car. … Continue reading

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Flash Android 5.0 Lollipop System Image on Nexus 4

Here are the steps I took to unbrick my Nexus 4. It downloaded Android 5.01, but I got an error message and it won’t install properly. As I am going through this process, the Nexus is useless. 1. Install Java … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8.1 – Nokia 520 for Videos and Kids

While some people can afford to pay $650 for a Nexus 6, it doesn’t make sense to then take that phone and give it to a kid or use it mainly for watching videos. For $30.00 I thought I’d try … Continue reading

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