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Articles about radios, mp3 players, televisions, and other gadgets and appliances for the home that aren't necessarily directly computer related.
There are applications available for Android in the Google play store that will allow you to use Microsoft docs. You may need to save them properly on your computer.
A smartphone will be more secure than an open Wi-Fi spot if you know how to use it safely.
Android firewalls are still not necessary. Both because of the way the device interacts with the outside, and the (still slight) prevalence of targeted malware.
Sophisticated viruses for smart phones are certainly predicted for the future. Do you need to worry about it yet?
This sounds like a driver problem. Pre-installed Windows comes with drivers for all the equipment on your machine; an upgrade often may not.
Anti-malware software for tablets is not needed... yet. We may see a rise in necessity in the coming months and years.
A new BluRay player should just work although hardware may need to be upgraded depending on video and CPU requirements.
Hackers will be targeting phone software more and more as time goes on, I look at a few issues related to tethering and firewalls on phones.
USB keyboards on a smartphone likely won't work. Just because you've got a USB socket doesn't mean it will support every kind of device. Same is actually true for Bluetooth.
If the camera does not present itself as a drive, it will be difficult to recover data. I look at a few options.
Copying photos from your phone to your PC is simple with a few readily available tools.
A missing driver for a camera can very often be found on the website of the company that manufactured the product.
Digital cameras are often accompanied with software that you are encouraged to install first. Often it's not required; I'll show you the alternative.
You won't be able to play an .avi file directly in a DVD player. Look for DVD creation software that allows the disc to be burnt properly for DVD player formats.
Getting a video camera to work in Windows requires the correct drivers. You'll run into problems if they are not available.
There's nothing clandestine or hidden behind the scenes. It's simply the case that your YouTube account and your Google account are the same thing.
Smartphones, like iPhones and Android-based phones, are really just small computers, and with small computers comes a not-so-small risk.
Digital TV is mandated to be deployed in the US within the next two years. Depending on how you get your signal, you may or may not be affected.
Smartphone applications are not yet a huge threat as long as you take a few security precautions.
Very often, when equipment is signaling for a battery change... it needs a new battery!
Even when traveling (or especially when traveling!), backing up is still important. A backup strategy would have saved these vacation photos.
When connecting your smartphone to your PC, you may be given a choice of several options. I'll review what those options mean.
Connecting to the internet with your cell phone can be done in several ways, depending on what is allowed by your cell phone company.
A camera is not engineered as a display device, so you may need a different method of displaying your photos.
Copying a large video from a camera should just work - unless there is not enough room, or errors, on your hard drive.
Troubles emptying a camera memory card could be because the write-protect tab is toggled, or maybe it's time for a replacement.
Android app sometimes legitimately need services from your phone. But it's always good to use some caution in giving out permissions.
When we use a phone to take a picture, often there is no obvious right side up, especially if you're holding it sideways in landscape mode.
Batteries that do not hold a charge make a camera unusable. Several options may help solve the problem.