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Thanks for the replies. ghporter - very... 335 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

ghporter - very helpful, especially the details of why secure messaging is better then SMS.

I agree, the NSA is probably not 'listening' on every call. You did...
Posted by franharris89, on May 13, 2014 at 12:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Secure text messaging like Tigertext be read by the NSA? 335 Views / 7 Replies  
Can secure text messaging apps like Tigertext.com (http://tigertext.com) be read by the government or anyone else?

What about standard SMS text messages?

Is there any form of electronics...
Posted by franharris89, on May 5, 2014 at 05:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Liv360 cellphones and health 578 Views / 1 Replies  
I found this liv360.com wellboard that has all these articles on cellphones and health risks and issues, and it really scarred me
...
Posted by franharris89, on May 5, 2014 at 04:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you very much for your input. I ended up... 248 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you very much for your input. I ended up getting the Tp-Link, and they seem to be working great. The electrical socket near the router didn't initially work, but when I pluged to to the lower...
Posted by franharris89, on Oct 16, 2012 at 07:11 PM, in Networking
Poll: Rogue IT decisions? 153 Views / 6 Replies  
I think this is the right place for this discussion (rant?) and questions. I think this is perticularly relivant to Apple phones and tablets, since they are the most popular in the consumer world.
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Posted by franharris89, on Oct 16, 2012 at 07:05 PM, in Applications
Are Powerline adapters good instead of wi-fi? 248 Views / 4 Replies  
I am thinking of adding a computer upstairs in our house, but the router is downstairs.

I was looking at Wifi, but I found this Powerline network system which seems cheaper and more stable
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Posted by franharris89, on Oct 13, 2012 at 06:23 PM, in Networking
Excel files read wrong in Windows 504 Views / 1 Replies  
When I send an Excel file to a friend who uses a Windows 7 machine, he can open the file up, but it has formating issues, and when copying some of the cells to a new spreadsheet, Windows will crash...
Posted by franharris89, on Apr 30, 2012 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
Hey, thanks for all the reply's. I didn't... 1,399 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey, thanks for all the reply's.

I didn't know about the Fin My Phone or the password protect for iPhones, but seem like a good precaution, but unlike Tigertext it doesn't take care of the other...
Posted by franharris89, on Apr 30, 2012 at 06:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ouch - $200 for the adapter, or $300 for... 2,731 Views / 33 Replies  
Ouch - $200 for the adapter, or $300 for Thunderbolt.

Thunderbolt for sure.
Posted by franharris89, on Apr 30, 2012 at 06:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Usb 3.0, really worth waiting for? How much time... 2,731 Views / 33 Replies  
Usb 3.0, really worth waiting for? How much time do I really spend waiting for file transfer from flash drives, maybe 5 minutes a week.

I do like the Thunderbolt product, but $300 seems a little...
Posted by franharris89, on Apr 4, 2012 at 12:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iphone text messaging and HIPAA 1,399 Views / 7 Replies  
In the hospital I work at, I have been noticing a lot of doctors and nurses texting patient info like release dates, second opinion requests, etc.

According to HIPAA, if the phone is lost or...
Posted by franharris89, on Apr 4, 2012 at 12:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you so much for the replies, very helpful. ... 405 Views / 5 Replies  
Thank you so much for the replies, very helpful.

It is just so strange to see such a variance in the speeds, all the advertising the ISP do seems so misleading.
Posted by franharris89, on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:46 AM, in Networking
Speed tests how accurate are they? 405 Views / 5 Replies  
I have done a couple of different internet speed test, and even if I do them right after one another, the results seem to have a lot of variance.

How accurate are these type of tests?
Posted by franharris89, on Apr 2, 2012 at 09:14 PM, in Networking
 
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