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Forum: General September 28th 16, 10:41 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:25:40 -0700, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

Anyway, these are mostly overlays for Google Earth showing the fire
perimeter and progression:
...
Forum: General September 28th 16, 07:52 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:44:40 -0700, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

https://www.google.com/search?q=Survey+Aerial+Targets&tbm=isch
There's often a survey marker or benchmark under the markers.

Yup....
Forum: General September 28th 16, 06:30 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:21:10 -0500, Char Jackson wrote:

That sounds suspiciously like the process I followed in about 2008/2009
where a major North/South state highway in Kansas abruptly ended...
Forum: General September 28th 16, 06:30 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:27:01 -0700, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

Incidentally, the County of Santa Cruz paid a fairly large amount of
money to do a LADAR survey of the county from the air. For
...
Forum: General September 28th 16, 06:30 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:27:01 -0700, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

Many years ago, I worked with CDF (Cal Fire) on jurisdictional
boundary maps. The problem was that the SCZ County and San Mateo
...
Forum: General September 28th 16, 06:30 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:27:01 -0700, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

GIS is not a company or organization. It stands for Geographic
Information System. While there are now organizations for dealing
...
Forum: General September 28th 16, 06:30 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:27:01 -0700, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

That was maybe 10 to 15 years ago. I don't think I could do it today.
The problem today is very different. With all the distributed
...
Forum: General September 28th 16, 06:30 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:27:01 -0700, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

My guess(tm) is that most road maps were originally aerial photos,
where software traced out the roads.
...
Forum: General September 28th 16, 06:30 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 106
Views: 2,337
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you turn off "location access" in all the apps that don't need it?

On Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:46:04 -0700, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

Accuracy, quality, changes. Pick any two.
If you still want to make changes, such as closed roads, it will be
more accurate, but the...
Forum: General September 21st 16, 10:16 AM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By Horace Algier
Does your launcher report usage statistics and do you turn that off?

Does your launcher report usage statistics and do you turn that off?
http://i.cubeupload.com/2uAwi5.png

I use Nova free as my Android launcher, which has a setting for turning off
"Error & Usage...
Forum: General September 21st 16, 09:47 AM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,misc.phone.mobile.iphone
Replies: 79
Views: 1,692
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you disable carrier diagnostic software on your cell phone?

On Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:25:32 -0400, tlvp wrote:

On my VZW-branded Moto Droid X2 there's no option to turn that on or off.

Thank you for both *understanding* the question, and answering it like...
Forum: General September 21st 16, 08:06 AM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,misc.phone.mobile.iphone
Replies: 79
Views: 1,692
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you disable carrier diagnostic software on your cell phone?

On Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:02:01 +0000 (UTC), Horace Algier wrote:

To disable carrier data collection, go to:
Settings Accounts BAckup and reset Collect Diagnostics
Turn off the checkbox...
Forum: General September 21st 16, 07:47 AM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you "Decline" or "Accept" Google regularly checking on your apps?

Do you "Decline" or "Accept" Google regularly checking on your apps?
http://i.cubeupload.com/zNtJ10.png

Just about monthly, I reset my Android phone to factory defaults, where I
re-install my apps...
Forum: General September 21st 16, 07:19 AM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,alt.internet.wireless
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Horace Algier
Which of the 3 "Google & location" services do you allow on your Android device?

Upon factory reset, three questions are invariably asked of Android owners:
http://i.cubeupload.com/Yqiw0A.png

The best short summary of the questions I can come up with is:
1. Let all apps contact...
Forum: General September 21st 16, 07:02 AM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:32:11 -0400, nospam wrote:

'better' depends on each person's needs anyway. what's better for one
person is worse for another.

The fact there are only a few plans per...
Forum: General September 21st 16, 07:02 AM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:06:25 -0400, PAS wrote:

I doubt you'll find a cheaper plan than the one you are already on. May
I ask how long you've had this plan?

When I left AT&T, they were forcing...
Forum: General September 21st 16, 07:02 AM Posted to comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular,misc.phone.mobile.iphone
Replies: 79
Views: 1,692
Posted By Horace Algier
Do you disable carrier diagnostic software on your cell phone?

Do you turn off your carrier diagnostics collection on your cell phone?
http://i.cubeupload.com/tVhE53.png

I don't have an iOS phone, but, monthly, I reset my T-Mobile Android phone
to factory...
Forum: General September 20th 16, 07:02 PM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:42:45 -0400, PAS wrote:

There's no free lunch or phone. The trade-in has value, say $300.00 for
example. You're handing them $300.00 and getting an iPhone 7. Your plan...
Forum: General September 19th 16, 06:33 PM Posted to comp.mobile.android,comp.mobile.ipad,alt.cellular
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By Horace Algier
Comparison of the Verizon & T-Mobile "free" iPhone 7 with iPhone 6 tradein deal

On Sat, 17 Sep 2016 22:27:52 +0000 (UTC), Horace Algier wrote:

Here is a summary of what I know about the T-Mobile and Verizon plans to
give you a "free" iPhone 7 32GB when you do two things:
...
Forum: General September 19th 16, 06:22 PM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:46:54 +1000, Rod Speed wrote:

lying ****.

Your language skills are impressive.

Your pathetic excuse for bull****/trolling never ever was.

1. You have no...
Forum: General September 19th 16, 01:00 AM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:21:32 +1000, Rod Speed wrote:

lying ****.

Your language skills are impressive.
Forum: General September 18th 16, 09:31 AM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:11:49 +0000 (UTC), Horace Algier wrote:

Does *anyone* on this entire set of newsgroups have a *better* plan that
that above which averages $25/month per phone (plus fees)...
Forum: General September 18th 16, 09:11 AM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:25:47 +1000, Rod Speed wrote:

Like nospam said, no one is going to do your work for you,

In other words, you just made it up and can't prove a word you said.

I prove what...
Forum: General September 18th 16, 04:06 AM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:42:06 -0400, nospam wrote:

there are definitely better and cheaper plans

No plan suggested for the big three was better for 4 phones, unlim calls
and text, and at least...
Forum: General September 18th 16, 04:06 AM Posted to misc.phone.mobile.iphone,comp.mobile.android,alt.cellular
Replies: 46
Views: 1,130
Posted By Horace Algier
There are now "unlock" apps on the app store (in addition to unlock emails)

On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 11:32:52 +1000, Rod Speed wrote:

I ALWAYS think of the total cost.

So do I.
There's nothing wrong with thinking about *total cost*, where, in fact, the
total cost, with or...
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