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Forum: Mobile Phones 09-01-2015, 11:56
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By spanishmark
How do I see what data is backed-up on my Samsung account?

Hi,

As the title suggests - I cannot find a way to actually see what is backed up to my Samsung account (primarily contacts) through the webpage. I am none too keen on the idea of just trusting...
Forum: Advice 08-11-2014, 11:48
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By spanishmark
Try these guys - I have had a new battery for my...

Try these guys - I have had a new battery for my Dell laptop and a PSP from them

http://www.aboutbatteries.com/?lg=en
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 01-11-2014, 11:44
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By spanishmark
Looking for laptop advice

Hi,

I'm looking for a laptop that will be used for some fairly intensive things (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.). My ideal machine would have a reasonable 64 bit processor, an SSD and 8GB RAM. I'd also...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-10-2014, 17:00
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By spanishmark
Looks like the mirroring will do the...

Looks like the mirroring will do the trick!

Thanks,

Mark
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-10-2014, 16:04
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By spanishmark
Chromecast and VPN

I am thinking of getting a Chromecast dongle for my dad for Christmas. The casting would be from either a Surface Pro tablet or a laptop. The major issue is that my parents live outside the UK.
I am...
Forum: General Discussion 24-10-2014, 13:00
Replies: 49
Views: 1,610
Posted By spanishmark
We have them here in Spain. It does feel a little...

We have them here in Spain. It does feel a little weird not getting a card back from the machine after you've got money out.

The banks tend to lock their doors at night to avoid the place being used...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 13-10-2014, 16:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By spanishmark
Seems that NOW TV was broken and working for...

Seems that NOW TV was broken and working for no-one. According to their help page it was due to an update last night. Apparently it is back working now - I'm about to check...

Mark
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-10-2014, 10:08
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By spanishmark
Hi, I just tried recording with Windows sound...

Hi,

I just tried recording with Windows sound recorder and Adobe Soundbooth and both recorded no problem and without the webcam's indicator light coming on. I'm confident that it's not a security...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-10-2014, 09:40
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By spanishmark
Webcam mic always on..?

Hi,

I was just looking at the settings for Skype earlier and I noticed the green bar that indicates activity was showing and moving for my webcam microphone, even when it is apparently inactive...
Forum: Mobile Phones 16-07-2014, 11:14
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By spanishmark
getting rid of Vodafone apps

Hi,

I have a Samsung Galaxy III mini, which I bought on a Vodafone contract. So, it has all the Vodafone apps on, which I cannot remove. I am changing to another mobile provider (a Spanish one...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 30-04-2014, 18:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By spanishmark
Best value tablet for streaming and viewing on TV

Hi,

Now there are so many streaming services available, I am looking to get a tablet that can do so (i.e. has good wifi). It would need to be able to connect to a TV. Ideally via WiDi (using...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 09-02-2014, 14:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,903
Posted By spanishmark
Hi, The issue I have is that the BBC satellite...

Hi,

The issue I have is that the BBC satellite coverage no longer covers Europe. I have Sky and get pretty much everything else, but the BBC channels disappeared a couple of days ago, when they...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 07-02-2014, 13:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,903
Posted By spanishmark
suggestions for the best tablet & docking station to connect to a TV

Hi,

I have quite a specific need and I am not sure if there is a product that does just what I want. I'd like to get IPTV (I'm not in the UK and the BBC channels are now not available via...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-12-2013, 17:23
Replies: 11
Views: 2,386
Posted By spanishmark
I finally managed to get this setup working...

I finally managed to get this setup working (although I used the TP-Link firmware and not DD-WRT). However, the devices on the slave router's network cannot see the contents of devices on the master...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 06-12-2013, 16:43
Replies: 11
Views: 2,386
Posted By spanishmark
You were right about hassle. I tried all manner...

You were right about hassle.

I tried all manner of combinations. Getting a network set up between my laptop (wifi turned off) and router 2, to set things up as 192.168.2.XX was OK. Then I tried...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 05-12-2013, 08:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,386
Posted By spanishmark
How would I achieve that? I have looked around...

How would I achieve that? I have looked around and many of the instructions I see are device specific and don't apply to what I have. I'll have a look around the DD-WRT setup for the WAN socket and...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 04-12-2013, 22:38
Replies: 11
Views: 2,386
Posted By spanishmark
Hi, The Netgear router is the one I have always...

Hi,

The Netgear router is the one I have always used for my internet connection and network. However, the wifi signal does not go too well through the concrete walls and floors in our building. So,...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 04-12-2013, 15:34
Replies: 11
Views: 2,386
Posted By spanishmark
Using VPN on a slave router

Hi,

I have managed to set up an additional router as a slave to my main router, to extend the network (both are gigabit, connected by Cat 5e, so streaming should be better). The master router is a...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-11-2013, 15:39
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By spanishmark
Wireless setup question

Hi,

I am currently trying installing a cable that will connect my router to another router downstairs (I will use this as a switch only). One of my goals is to boost wireless performance downstairs....
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-11-2013, 16:07
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By spanishmark
HTPC - what should I use?

Hi,

As you may have guessed by my username, I am in Spain. At the moment satellite TV is working, but many channels are switching to a new satellite, which will be more focussed on the UK. To keep...
Forum: General Discussion 13-06-2013, 17:36
Replies: 91
Views: 6,335
Posted By spanishmark
also the "family is lobbing to have disposable...

also the "family is lobbing to have disposable barbecues banned from beaches" - so watch out or one might hit you!
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-05-2013, 11:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By spanishmark
Best stylus for using with Photoshop..?

Hi,

I want to be able to draw freehand and have the results appear in software like Photoshop or CorelPaint. I have had a look at what there is and I am confused. I couldn't see anything regarding...
Forum: General Discussion 29-01-2013, 22:46
Replies: 43
Views: 1,381
Posted By spanishmark
On and off for just over a year in total. I was...

On and off for just over a year in total. I was in for chemo for leukemia, then a year later it relapsed and back for chemo again. Then radiotherapy and a stem cell transplant.

The doctors, nurses...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 03-10-2012, 19:54
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By spanishmark
Finebytes - where has it gone?

I was working away renaming files with Magic File Renamer 7 when it suddenly asked me to activate. As it was already activated I assumed a "feature" was to blame. No worries, I thought, I'll just go...
Forum: Advice 10-09-2012, 14:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,628
Posted By spanishmark
Hi, I've (unfortunately) suffered with Shingles...

Hi,

I've (unfortunately) suffered with Shingles many times (at least 6 that I can remember). The nerve endings are affected and can be pretty painful - so going to your GP and getting treatment...
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