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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-09-2014, 20:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,261
Posted By nvingo
If the drive has Lightscribe then an image can be...

If the drive has Lightscribe then an image can be burned onto the top surface of the disc instead of labeling the disc with a CD pen or adhesive paper circle.
This is done after the data burn, and by...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 16-09-2014, 20:09
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By nvingo
I would have had the DVD player connected by the...

I would have had the DVD player connected by the TV's AV-scart input, unless it has any useful facilities enabled by being HDMI connected.
Then the TV's source control could be used without any cable...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 15-09-2014, 14:31
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By nvingo
Is that definitely with the manufacturer-supplied...

Is that definitely with the manufacturer-supplied charger?
Some USB or phone chargers output 500mA or 1amp, some tablet chargers output 1.5amp or 2amp.
Is the tablet left active while charging? Will...
Forum: Humax 15-09-2014, 14:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,022
Posted By nvingo
Humax did offer a PVR9300/500 model so yes a...

Humax did offer a PVR9300/500 model so yes a 500Gb drive will work.
The usefulness of larger drives diminishes as the Humax SD PVRs can only index 511 recordings and with average length or short...
Forum: Advice 08-09-2014, 12:23
Replies: 38
Views: 3,749
Posted By nvingo
That does sound like a plan. Small self-storage...

That does sound like a plan.
Small self-storage units can be hired for a short time, purchase a padlock and hand her the key with the unit address.
She can then relocate her belongings to the home...
Forum: Mobile Phones 08-09-2014, 11:39
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By nvingo
There are two parts to GPS; The radio receiver...

There are two parts to GPS;
The radio receiver which will use constant power when it is active. It is just listening for data from the transmitters on board the satellites,
The calculating chip,...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 05-09-2014, 13:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By nvingo
If you can stretch to it I'm sure B&O make TVs...

If you can stretch to it I'm sure B&O make TVs with inbuilt BD player. Though they don't shout about it.
Forum: Advice 05-09-2014, 12:40
Replies: 35
Views: 2,870
Posted By nvingo
There are dozens of conditions that are so...

There are dozens of conditions that are so similar to schizophrenia that even the psychiatrists and mental health workers struggle to identify which one a patient has. The conditions are well-defined...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty 05-09-2014, 12:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By nvingo
Yeah as long as they "fit" and you can perform...

Yeah as long as they "fit" and you can perform what you need to, wear them anyway :p
Forum: Advice 02-09-2014, 13:44
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By nvingo
I don't think the OP is seeking a USB memory card...

I don't think the OP is seeking a USB memory card reader!
MicroSD cards used to be supplied with both MiniSD and standard SD adapters, but nowadays are generally supplied with neither, or just the...
Forum: Advice 31-08-2014, 11:45
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By nvingo
I don't know how well it works but...

I don't know how well it works but "iPhoneCarePro" is today's GiveAwayOfTheDay (http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/) which purports to give your Windows PC better than iTunes functionality.
Forum: Advice 28-08-2014, 11:34
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By nvingo
My son (11) cannot determine the numbers on the...

My son (11) cannot determine the numbers on the "blobby" test (done on a SmartTV app).
When I brought it up at work, two of my colleagues disclosed their having the condition,. One said he never knew...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2014, 02:34
Replies: 96
Views: 3,165
Posted By nvingo
In a manual car, surely that would cause it to...

In a manual car, surely that would cause it to speed up?
The driver can change gear so that the engine produces enough power to climb, but that requires depressing the clutch, so cancelling the...
Forum: Advice 26-08-2014, 01:57
Replies: 53
Views: 6,126
Posted By nvingo
By my reckoning HJBs ticket had never had the...

By my reckoning HJBs ticket had never had the backing peeled off, whereas any ticket obtained by him after the notice would have been used and likely missing the backing. Possession of a clean...
Forum: Mobile Phones 26-08-2014, 00:39
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By nvingo
I've had a Wildfire S for three yearsI did that...

I've had a Wildfire S for three yearsI did that two years ago. Need to partition the MicroSD card - I have an 8GB split roughly 6GB/2GB.
The guide I followed is this XDA...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty 27-07-2014, 00:59
Replies: 37
Views: 3,812
Posted By nvingo
That's handy - at least he'll know how to unlace...

That's handy - at least he'll know how to unlace it later ;-)
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 22-07-2014, 19:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By nvingo
The original battery in my three year old...

The original battery in my three year old smartphone was not fully charged after 8-10 hours (charging light remains orange) with the original charger and cable. I purchased a new higher-capacity...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 22-07-2014, 19:29
Replies: 16
Views: 2,376
Posted By nvingo
Although a USB microphone might be attachable via...

Although a USB microphone might be attachable via a USB OTG adapter, it is extremely unlikely that the OS would know what to do with it.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 21-07-2014, 14:53
Replies: 16
Views: 2,376
Posted By nvingo
If the tablet has bluetooth (most smartphones do)...

If the tablet has bluetooth (most smartphones do) a bluetooth headset should work as a recording source.
Forum: General Discussion 21-07-2014, 12:51
Replies: 64
Views: 2,266
Posted By nvingo
Wiki: If the universe of particles at the instant...

Wiki:
If the universe of particles at the instant of the "Big Bang" were more densely packed than now, would that be not a vacuum, therefore the speed of light in a vacuum not be a thing?
Forum: General Discussion 21-07-2014, 12:34
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By nvingo
Maybe it does work? I have the fingertip...

Maybe it does work? I have the fingertip heartrate monitor Android app on my phone, and it works in the same way as those monitors in the hospital - a slight change in the amount of light getting...
Forum: Advice 18-07-2014, 12:32
Replies: 27
Views: 3,178
Posted By nvingo
If there is doubt over who is the father, no...

If there is doubt over who is the father, no informal maintenance payments should be made. Either set up something legal (can the father initiate CSA involvement?) or as the OP set aside the amount...
Forum: Humax 14-07-2014, 07:16
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By nvingo
To prove both tuners are working, try the PIP...

To prove both tuners are working, try the PIP function with (eg.) BBC One and ITV1.
As you've already done defaults setting, retune and re-enter reservations that precludes most other...
Forum: General Discussion 14-07-2014, 05:15
Replies: 144
Views: 4,208
Posted By nvingo
The lengths have to be correct for electrical...

The lengths have to be correct for electrical safety
Leaving too much live or neutral cable in the plug renders it potentially unsafe..
If the cable clamp in the plug (over the outer insulator) fails...
Forum: Advice 10-07-2014, 15:48
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By nvingo
There forms an idea; have the sets opened at...

There forms an idea;
have the sets opened at source (not the brick bags! just the carton) and have the instructions mailed separately. Then the "value" for duty/VAT purposes will be minimal on each...
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