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    The other possibility is that one of the apps is...

    The other possibility is that one of the apps is generating the full screen ad. Some do that. I generally hunt them down and delete them when they do. I personally would rather pay for an app and...
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    "The spam pop up flashed onto my screen while in...

    "The spam pop up flashed onto my screen while in Chrome and prompted me "to immediately use the provided app to clean my device, complete with a voice prompt. Yah, ok....so obvious. I then quit...
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    Welcome; I am happy it helped. It is actually a...

    Welcome; I am happy it helped. It is actually a very powerful office suite. Especially considering the price (free) :)
  4. This is probably a stupid question at this point,...

    This is probably a stupid question at this point, but I am considering doing what the OP is and what I wondered is if these devices get t-mo's band 12, is it active and does it work with voLTE?
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    I have had that happen before. Thankfully I also...

    I have had that happen before. Thankfully I also have OpenOffice on my machine and it opened it no problem. It is free and can be downloaded at Openoffice.org. It's twin/fork program is...
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    Well at this point, the IDOL 4s is working...

    Well at this point, the IDOL 4s is working perfectly and is a great device. Lots of memory, fast, and beautiful screen. I have a Fierce XL as a backup. Not as fast and definitely not a pretty...
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    Lol, for me it's even more tragic. I went from...

    Lol, for me it's even more tragic. I went from Symbian on my N8 to Meego on My N9. I got to watch symbian apps break one by one as the api's changed and services and apps no longer worked. The N9...
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    At the moment we are in limbo. We know the end...

    At the moment we are in limbo. We know the end is coming but for now everything still works. A week back I was pushed an update on my idol 4s, and I currently have the release candidate for the...
  9. Absolutely. The pity is that most of the android...

    Absolutely. The pity is that most of the android devices out there will never be patched and will be running exposed for the rest of their lifespan.
  10. Personally, I can't wait! I was in on the...

    Personally, I can't wait! I was in on the Ubuntu, which did not get it's crowdfunding. I just got in on this one. I run linux on just about every computer I use, so this (hopefully) will be a...
  11. The number of fake SD cards being sold these days...

    The number of fake SD cards being sold these days is alarming. Especially among no name vendors. The scam is to incorrectly have the low volume cards reports themselves as having greater capacity. ...
  12. I have played the Amazon gray market smartphone...

    I have played the Amazon gray market smartphone lottery several times and lost.

    I ordered an HD7 that was supposed to be unlocked and have the bands for 3g in America. Even emailed the seller to...
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    I agree with you on so many points. I really...

    I agree with you on so many points. I really wanted Windows Phone, Ubuntu Phone, and Sailfish to succeed. I think my favorite phone of all time was the Nokia N9 which ran Meego. The market needs...
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    I work in the Chicago Suburbs, and am in Orland...

    I work in the Chicago Suburbs, and am in Orland Park often. I have always had great service in the area and throughout the south suburbs and in the city. I live in Northwest Indiana and the...
  15. I have gotten good deals on ebay and generally...

    I have gotten good deals on ebay and generally consider myself lucky in that regard. It is really important to pay attention to the description and pictures and know what you are willing to live...
  16. Perfect example, the BlueBorne bluetooth...

    Perfect example, the BlueBorne bluetooth vulnerability reported about yesterday. 1.1 billion android devices vulnerable, and while "google has issued a patch" most of us will never see it and the...
  17. Like you, OP, I have a perfectly good HD Acer...

    Like you, OP, I have a perfectly good HD Acer tablet (A1-830FHD) that was abandoned on Kit Kat. Honestly, while I would like OS updates, I would really really really like stability and SECURITY...
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    I have tried two Metro Phones on T-Mo and in both...

    I have tried two Metro Phones on T-Mo and in both cases they had to be unlocked.
  19. I always wait a few days. Then search to see if...

    I always wait a few days. Then search to see if anyone had difficulty with it. As long as it is working fine for everyone, then I will go ahead. I used to download and install them immediately,...
  20. That particular AT&T phone had band 2 and 4 LTE...

    That particular AT&T phone had band 2 and 4 LTE so it was likely using bands 2 and 4 for internet and data but dropping to 4G for calls. If T-Mo repurposed those 4G bands that would explain the...
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    If you factory reset, you will lose anything you...

    If you factory reset, you will lose anything you stored on the phone, including music, pictures, app settings, custom settings. If you like the phone's layout on the start screen and apps, etc. ...
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    I am currently back on my Lumia 640XL after over...

    I am currently back on my Lumia 640XL after over a year on android. My phone was stolen about 2 weeks ago and I have been using my Lumia 640XL since then. There were not a lot of apps left for 8.1...
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    Well I finally have Band 12 in Northwest Indiana...

    Well I finally have Band 12 in Northwest Indiana in my nice suburb of Hobart. And honestly, I must say I am deeply disappointed. I wanted Band 12 because I get very poor and inconsistent signal in...
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    Just sad. I really wanted an Ubuntu Edge, but...

    Just sad. I really wanted an Ubuntu Edge, but alas, it was vaporware. The BQ and Meizu were not available in America and even if you got it, it was only 3g at best and that was not acceptable. To...
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    Prayers and Blessings to you and your family. I...

    Prayers and Blessings to you and your family. I am sorry for your loss. Take time and be well.
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