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Nov 19, 20, 11:09 am
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Views: 3,902
Posted By LordHamster

The only time I ever dropped a phone from a...

The only time I ever dropped a phone from a dangerous height (not just off a couch) was when I had a bit too much bourbon one night. My wife was driving us home, I put my phone on my lap. We got...
Nov 19, 20, 9:13 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,738
Posted By LordHamster

Obviously I'm being a bit hyperbolic, but there...

Obviously I'm being a bit hyperbolic, but there are companies renting the software and equipment to small police departments:...
Nov 19, 20, 9:09 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,358
Posted By LordHamster

I used to always advise set up as new, but...

I used to always advise set up as new, but honestly the transfer works well now. I set up my wife on her new iPhone 12 Pro Max via the wireless (phone to phone not iCloud) transfer the same "QR" code...
Nov 17, 20, 1:43 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,654
Posted By LordHamster

I'm also interested in the 5G roaming situation....

I'm also interested in the 5G roaming situation. Since Covid happened, and I just got my first 5G phone Friday, I've not been overseas. I did some googling, but other than one article about AT&T and...
Nov 16, 20, 8:33 am
Replies: 1,221
Views: 176,382
Posted By LordHamster

T-Mo has roaming agreements with AT&T in some...

T-Mo has roaming agreements with AT&T in some places. It is possible that you occasionally are on their towers.
Nov 11, 20, 2:53 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,738
Posted By LordHamster

I'm sure you are right, but it would close the...

I'm sure you are right, but it would close the currently most popular attack vector. Not saying we can make the phones 100% crack proof by the FBI or someone sophisticated. I just don't want Barney...
Nov 11, 20, 11:37 am
Replies: 97
Views: 17,706
Posted By LordHamster

I feel like a strong hold can be achieved by...

I feel like a strong hold can be achieved by utilizing Stronger magnets on whatever 3rd party charger you end up with. Not too worried about that. For me the biggest benefit is that alignment. My...
Nov 10, 20, 9:19 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,925
Posted By LordHamster

My Employer uses an MDM tool from Microsoft to...

My Employer uses an MDM tool from Microsoft to administer BYOD. Basically, they have very clear terms on what they can and can't do with the config they deploy. Boils down to this:

On Device:

...
Nov 10, 20, 9:01 am
Replies: 97
Views: 17,706
Posted By LordHamster

The old Google Nexus 5 had magnets in the phone...

The old Google Nexus 5 had magnets in the phone and charger and it was great! Don't know why they ever killed that feature other than Google just hates me.

The case I linked to was great from a...
Nov 9, 20, 10:31 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,654
Posted By LordHamster

I have similar results on T-Mo, Verizon (even...

I have similar results on T-Mo, Verizon (even Visible), AT&T all over my town.... EXCEPT at my house. At my house I get ~25mbps down at most on T-Mo, and was getting ~80-90mbps down on AT&T. Not...
Nov 9, 20, 10:25 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 17,706
Posted By LordHamster

Sorry, I meant "defacto" geometry. Damn Safai...

Sorry, I meant "defacto" geometry. Damn Safai autocorrect.

Anyway, I'm guessing that there will be tons of QI chargers that may integrate a MagSafe geometry ring of magnets for the purposes of...
Nov 9, 20, 7:32 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,654
Posted By LordHamster

At my home and my immediate neighborhood AT&T was...

At my home and my immediate neighborhood AT&T was also unquestionably faster by 25%-50% than T-Mobile. That said, they also charged a ton of hidden fees and taxes on top of the per-line fees. I know...
Nov 9, 20, 7:08 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 17,706
Posted By LordHamster

I for one am super-excited about the potential of...

I for one am super-excited about the potential of Apple's MagSafe. The Nexus 5 line had this, but never was successful enough to drive the industry. Not that I think it is any better than a standard...
Nov 9, 20, 6:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,339
Posted By LordHamster

I love scannable for scanning documents, way...

I love scannable for scanning documents, way better than anything on my Pixel 4XL
Nov 9, 20, 10:01 am
Replies: 188
Views: 19,738
Posted By LordHamster

Unpopular Opinion: I'd pay extra for a portless...

Unpopular Opinion:
I'd pay extra for a portless phone. IMO the port on the iPhone is currently the single biggest security liability. ...
Nov 9, 20, 9:58 am
Replies: 149
Views: 47,967
Posted By LordHamster

Yeah, I was on that T-Mobile Global Plus...

Yeah, I was on that T-Mobile Global Plus Unlimited briefly. They really pissed me off one month when I barely used any data. I think one time I was at ~ 100mb domestic and ~110mb in London for a pay...
Nov 9, 20, 9:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,727
Posted By LordHamster

Personally I avoid CamScammer. Their business...

Personally I avoid CamScammer. Their business practices are extremely suspect, they have been riddled with Malware and have predatory subscription services IMO...
Oct 29, 20, 12:24 pm
Replies: 1,221
Views: 176,382
Posted By LordHamster

I love Google FI, but good lord WHO is managing...

I love Google FI, but good lord WHO is managing Google's messaging strategy? I feel like they kill of a service and replace it with another one once a month.
Oct 20, 20, 12:41 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 19,738
Posted By LordHamster

Pro-tip: Choose in-store pickup option, many of...

Pro-tip: Choose in-store pickup option, many of which are on release day.
Oct 15, 20, 7:18 am
Replies: 372
Views: 77,458
Posted By LordHamster

At this rate, we'll need USB-D devices by the...

At this rate, we'll need USB-D devices by the time that happens.
Oct 14, 20, 2:14 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 77,458
Posted By LordHamster

Ordered. I need to stop reading this thread.

Ordered. I need to stop reading this thread.
Oct 14, 20, 10:14 am
Replies: 372
Views: 77,458
Posted By LordHamster

Don't tempt me.

Don't tempt me.
Oct 11, 20, 10:25 am
Replies: 372
Views: 77,458
Posted By LordHamster

This is a nice little unit, and shares lots in...

This is a nice little unit, and shares lots in common with its Aukey counterpart. That said, it seems like the phone kickstand option is a bit poorly thought out. The Aukey unit allows you to...
Oct 7, 20, 2:04 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 77,458
Posted By LordHamster

I still travel with two chargers for redundancy: ...

I still travel with two chargers for redundancy:
1. My Baseus 65W GAN charger which can charge my laptop/phone and any usb-a device I might have.
2. My little 45W Ravpower GAN charger (single...
Oct 6, 20, 8:34 am
Replies: 372
Views: 77,458
Posted By LordHamster

Anyone seen Anker's new tiny "Nano" 20W USB-C...

Anyone seen Anker's new tiny "Nano" 20W USB-C charger? Allegedly the same size as the original 5W iPhone charger. Does not seem to be a GAN charger, but is a tiny phone or iPad charging solution...
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