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Google Project Fi – Nexus 6p review Day 1

Google Project Fi – Nexus 6p review Day 1

Today I had my first commute with the new service. 630 am – 1040am Battery down to 47%. Not great it is about the same with my 2yo note 3. Youtube streaming the whole train ride (train delayed) Streaming Music during walk to the office and in the shower 800 MB of data used 🙁 according tot he phone  but only .04gb of data on Google Fi That is only 40 MB.  WOW! (maybe this is delayed. I will wait…

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Google Project Fi – Testing do you use less data?

Google Project Fi – Testing do you use less data?

My Project Fi testing and review. I have wanted to test Google’s Project Fi service for a while. 2 things have been stopping me. I needed to buy a new phone that works with it I have unlimited data with T-mobile and I use alot of data. With the a new Nexus 6P about to arrive at my door any day now, my first excuse was gone. I currently commute 4 hours a day 3-4 days a week right now and…

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Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging

Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging

Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging. This is a pretty common reported issue with this device, but the reality is that people are assuming any Micro USB cable and charger will work.  They Will NOT. When in doubt use the supplied cable and charger together. 99% of the time this will work. The issue is this tablet needs a 2 amp power source AND a charge only cable (charge only cables have the data pins shorted). Some cables dont…

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Dell Venue Pro 8

Dell Venue Pro 8

I picked up my new train companion the other day.  I bought a used 64gb version. I am still getting used to windows 8.1, but it is really getting alot of use.  I have a case and bluetooth keyboard on the way and I hope that it will make it a ton more usefull.  Even tho it is a full desktop version of windows, I do miss some of my apps (like google hangouts).   More to come after i…

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