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by kayanco
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Arlo camera: question about motion-detection
Replies: 2
Views: 257

Arlo camera: question about motion-detection

Hi, This is for users for Arlo Pro or Pro 2 security cameras. How sensitive is the motion-detection to continue recording once an initial motion is detected? Let's say you walk across the camera and it starts recording, but then you sit and start watching TV, will it detect the subtle body/head move...
by kayanco
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: GPS tracker app?
Replies: 14
Views: 685

Re: GPS tracker app?

One can also turn off how accurate "Location" is determined. For instance, one can turn off GPS, but leave on tracking by cell tower. One can buy an external battery like an Anker power bank to keep a phone charged, too. They are so cheap nowadays. Of course, one has to use them and also charge the...
by kayanco
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: GPS tracker app?
Replies: 14
Views: 685

Re: GPS tracker app?

beginner wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:03 am
most people don't realize but Google maps is probably tracking them all the time unless you turn it off.
I agree that it's possible that the app tracks your location as long as you have it on the phone (no matter what the settings).
by kayanco
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: GPS tracker app?
Replies: 14
Views: 685

Re: GPS tracker app?

:sharebeer I looked at some apps on Android play store, but it looks they create a family circle where each member sees the other's location. Is there an app where the parents don't need to share their own location? We use Life360 for our teen, we turned off the location sharing feature on the paren...
by kayanco
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: GPS tracker app?
Replies: 14
Views: 685

Re: GPS tracker app?

I have android and my wife has iphone. We have recently used life 360 app but I noticed constant notifications of "updating location" and also battery drain so I uninstalled. I have used glympse with cycling but I dont think you can set it to track indefinitely. Our solution was to use google maps ...
by kayanco
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: GPS tracker app?
Replies: 14
Views: 685

GPS tracker app?

Hi, I'm looking for a GPS tracking android app: Child taking a road trip with relatives. Parents want a GPS app on the child's phone so they have peace of mind knowing the location. I looked at some apps on Android play store, but it looks they create a family circle where each member sees the other...
by kayanco
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Delano or FS? Quickest access to Mandalay convention
Replies: 6
Views: 433

Re: Delano or FS? Quickest access to Mandalay convention

https://insight.netapp.com/library/mandalay-bay-hotel-map-casino-and-beach.pdf Great find. It looks like the convention center is outside the Mandalya bay building (I thought it was inside). So the actual building (the tall structure) is only the hotel rooms? From the PDF it looks like it doesn't r...
by kayanco
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Delano or FS? Quickest access to Mandalay convention
Replies: 6
Views: 433

Delano or FS? Quickest access to Mandalay convention

Hi,

Between Delano and Four Seasons, which has the quickest access to the Mandalay Bay convention center?

Would be grateful for your feedback.

Thanks.
by kayanco
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Website to send gifts?
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Website to send gifts?

Hi, Are there some good websites to send gifts online? If you want to send something for some occasion, maybe a website which has a selection of gifts to choose. Or combine 2 or 3 items, maybe flowers, cookies, etc.? (I've used Amazon to send some gifts in the past, but am wondering if there are oth...
by kayanco
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

I found 4 pairs of sandals that I will send her in the hope that at least one will suit her.

I want to thank everyone who replied on this thread and helped me. I'm truly grateful to you all.
by kayanco
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

Sold by Walmart. Apparently no longer available. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Dr-Scholl-s-Women-s-Nicky-Gel-Pac-Thong-Sandals/12545061 Great job! Persistence pays off. And it puts a name on the model "Nicky"! You might try using eBay or a 3rd party and doing an ongoing search over a few months and se...
by kayanco
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Galaxy S7 - Wireless charging mount that plugs in cigarette socket.
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Re: Galaxy S7 - Magnetic car mount + wireless charging?

A google search using your post title quickly finds this. https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Wireless-Charger-Neotrix-Charging/dp/B01GYPMECG https://www.amazon.com/Renbon-Wireless-W5,Magnetic-Mount,Wireless-I-Enabled/dp/B07795K45G https://www.androidcentral.com/best-car-mounts-galaxy-s7-and-galaxy-s7-...
by kayanco
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Galaxy S7 - Wireless charging mount that plugs in cigarette socket.
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Re: Galaxy S7 - Magnetic car mount + wireless charging?

A google search using your post title quickly finds this. https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Wireless-Charger-Neotrix-Charging/dp/B01GYPMECG https://www.amazon.com/Renbon-Wireless-W5,Magnetic-Mount,Wireless-I-Enabled/dp/B07795K45G https://www.androidcentral.com/best-car-mounts-galaxy-s7-and-galaxy-s7-...
by kayanco
Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Galaxy S7 - Wireless charging mount that plugs in cigarette socket.
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Galaxy S7 - Wireless charging mount that plugs in cigarette socket.

Hi, I'm looking for a car mount for Galaxy S7 phone that: Installs into the cigarette lighter socket, and has Wireless charging. Any suggestions please? I've only found one product on Amazon but it doesn't have good reviews. Thanks. Edit: I changed my original post, rather than create a new post.
by kayanco
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

Sold by Walmart. Apparently no longer available. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Dr-Scholl-s-Women-s-Nicky-Gel-Pac-Thong-Sandals/12545061 They have similar ones, but I don't see any that are in stock. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Dr-Scholl-s-Women-s-Nola-Gel-Pac-Thong-Sandals/12545055 https://www.walmart....
by kayanco
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

I'm impressed by your analysis and how much you noticed! Thank you! You're welcome. Having personally experienced foot pain, I can appreciate the need for a comfortable pair of shoes. And I'm always up for a mystery/challenge. Anyway, I hope the fine lady finds what she needs or something close to ...
by kayanco
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

One day, you'll be able to feed the image into Google or search engine and they'll spit out a model and places where it's sold. For now, Google Image Search (available by simply right clicking on the image - last entry - "Search Google for image") only comes up with "flip-flops" for the top image (...
by kayanco
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

I wanted to thank everyone who gave feedback and suggestions. I discussed with her that the exact same style is no longer available so I'll try to find a similar style based on the information you all shared. As some of you already guessed before me, she did say that she needs that support/grip aro...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

Have you tried to contact them directly? Sometimes a nicely written note with all a picture and any numbers/identifying info can occassionally produce results. +1 It's hard to believe with all the shoes on their website they don't have something she could wear. It might not be exactly the same styl...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

I searched eBay for a size 10 in womens Dr. Scholls sandals. There are some similar styles, but not that exact style. https://www.ebay.com/itm/DR-SCHOLLS-WOMEN-SANDALS-US-10-M-EU-42-M-SOLID-BLACK-LEATHER/253692269775?hash=item3b113cd4cf:g:Ti0AAOSwkcFbJMon https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dr-scholls-dolly-D...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Re: Please help find these shoes for an old lady

bob60014 wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:11 pm
Have you tried to contact them directly? Sometimes a nicely written note with all a picture and any numbers/identifying info can occassionally produce results.
This is a great suggestion. I will try it.
by kayanco
Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please help find these shoes for an old lady
Replies: 32
Views: 3629

Please help find these shoes for an old lady

Hi, I'm desperately looking for these Dr. Scholl’s shoes. They are for an old women who can't walk in any other shoes. But I can't find them anywhere. By chance does anyone here know where to get them? Please let me know if you do, I'd be very thankful. https://i.imgur.com/i5x0MFN.jpg https://i.imgu...
by kayanco
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Galaxy phone screen protector: Anti-fingerprint
Replies: 0
Views: 176

Galaxy phone screen protector: Anti-fingerprint

Hi, I'm looking for recommendation on a screen protector for a Galaxy S7 phone. I just need one that doesn't show fingerprints/smudges. I was looking on Amazon but am a little skeptical of some of the products with only 5 star super enthusiastic reviews. If you are satisfied with a screen protector ...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

I was in the same boat not long ago. Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact was the smallest with solid performance I could find at the time. I don't think I've seen anything else as small with modern hardware still. Seems everyone prefers phablets these days. It looked good to me also, except it does not have op...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

How do you find 4.7 size for one hand use? Looks like there is a Samsung phone called Galaxy A3, have you looked into it? I've used the 4.7 iPhones and had no problems with one hand use, with occasional hand gymnastics to reach a button. And I like the bigger screens when using phones, but for me i...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

Blu makes a series of unlocked GSM Android smartphones in a variety of sizes. They are pretty cheap too. Search eBay for the different sizes and prices. Stay away! Blu has been caught multiple times preloading spyware on their phones. Here's the story from last year when Amazon pulled them after th...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

I can use the new Samsung Galaxy s9 plus with one hand....I think it depends on the size of your hands. No help but same here. My Moto G 5-inch is the perfect size but I'd like to get a newer one with presumably a longer battery life. But the phones available to me at Consumer Cellular are all bigg...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

unclescrooge wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:27 pm
I can use the new Samsung Galaxy s9 plus with one hand....I think it depends on the size of your hands.
Interesting. I took a look at the S8 and S9, these are incredibly large phones! I'm guessing most people want/prefer bigger screens?? Maybe it's mostly for videos.
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

Google Keyboard for Android has a one-handed mode. So does SwiftKey. They shrink the keyboard so your thumb doesn't have to traverse the whole width of the phone to reach all of the keys. I find this to be a good compromise over buying a smaller phone, since I still have the bigger screen for when ...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

I have the Sony Xperia X Compact (predecessor to the XZ2 Compact mentioned by another poster) and like it a lot. I got it for the same reason you are looking at smaller phones. I don't want to carry a huge phablet but want decent performance. I bought it about a year after it came out and just befo...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

I've been looking for a good phone bigger than the iPhone SE and smaller than the iPhone 8 with little luck. The iPhone SE is ok, but want a bigger screen without having to go up in phone size. I'm hoping the new iPhone SE 2 or X SE will fit the bill. The problem is android phones have to beat the ...
by kayanco
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

Re: One handed Android phone?

Why isn't a generic Android phone with 5" touchscreen a one-handed phone? I do use a stylus because I can't hit precise points with a finger. Anyway, the phones are less than 3" wide, so could probably be manipulated using a thumb while laying on the fingers of the same hand. I tried a Galaxy S6 wh...
by kayanco
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: One handed Android phone?
Replies: 38
Views: 1834

One handed Android phone?

Hi,

I'm looking for recommendations for a recent Android phone that can be used with one hand (like the older iPhone 4 with it's 3.5 inch screen).

Any thoughts?

Thanks.
by kayanco
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Free Android audio player which remembers
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Lots of Android users love Smart Audiobook player; they don't make a version for iOS devices unfortunately. Edited to add: looks like it starts out free, but then costs $2 for the full version? It looks like a good option, I was looking at it earlier. The solution I'm leaning towards so far is to u...
by kayanco
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Free Android audio player which remembers
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Free Android audio player which remembers

Pancakes-Eggs-Bacon wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:23 pm
VLC for Android

Fantastic media player for video and audio files.
I already tried it. I dont think it saves playback position for next time. At least I didnt see such a setting.
by kayanco
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Free Android audio player which remembers
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Free Android audio player which remembers

Hi, Can someone please suggest a free Android audio player that: - Remembers playback position of each file (so you can continue where you left off). - Playback speed control (e.g. to use with audiobooks) The default Google music player doesn't do this, and I tried a few apps (out of so MANY) which ...
by kayanco
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is there a forum for legal matters?
Replies: 18
Views: 1923

Re: Is there a forum for legal matters?

As a lawyer, I would never give advice in such a forum and I would be very suspicious of any lawyer who does. You open yourself up to malpractice risk and potentially prejudice a case because a public post is not privileged. If you are getting legal advice from a non-lawyer, it's probably a case of...
by kayanco
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is there a forum for legal matters?
Replies: 18
Views: 1923

Re: Is there a forum for legal matters?

You get what you pay for with free legal advice from anonymous people who are probably not lawyers licensed to practice law in YOUR state. You're generally better off having a lawyer friend/colleague that you can bounce something off and, if he/she doesn't know, at least he/she can send you in the ...
by kayanco
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is there a forum for legal matters?
Replies: 18
Views: 1923

Re: Is there a forum for legal matters?

Thank you for making these suggestions everyone. I'm grateful for your responses!
by kayanco
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Is there a forum for legal matters?
Replies: 18
Views: 1923

Is there a forum for legal matters?

Hi, I'm curious if there's a forum for discussing legal matters? A high quality or good repute forum like this one, but for legal stuff. (I understand that BH forum doesn't allow non-financial related legal discussions; I'm only asking for forum suggestion and not looking to discuss anything here). ...
by kayanco
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Terman Life-Cycle Study, IQ and "success"
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Terman Life-Cycle Study, IQ and "success"

Hi, Is anyone here familiar with the Terman Life-cycle study? I was reading some material on the connection between IQ/g scores (which includes SAT) and life outcomes. It looks like there's an overwhelming amount of research to support that IQ is related (not just correlationally but causally accord...
by kayanco
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Plastic free coffee maker?
Replies: 22
Views: 2644

Re: Plastic free coffee maker?

Thank you all, for the suggestions and the discussion. Very helpful!
by kayanco
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Plastic free coffee maker?
Replies: 22
Views: 2644

Plastic free coffee maker?

Hi, Earlier I had a thread where BHs recommended coffee makers. I ended up liking the drip coffee of Bonavita, and the Aeropress. I went with Bonavita because I can easily make 2-4 cups (16 - 32 oz). But I'm finding myself uneasy about the plastics (even BPA free) in these machines. Especially the p...
by kayanco
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Books that have actually changed your life, in a way.
Replies: 172
Views: 19333

Re: Books that have actually changed your life, in a way.

Dulocracy wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:22 pm
kayanco wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:28 pm
Dulocracy wrote:
Wed May 08, 2013 12:33 pm
..
A work by Soren Kierkegaard in combination with some writings of St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas. (21)
..
Can you please explain how?

Thank you.
We are not allowed to discuss religion on this board.
That's sad to know.

But thanks for trying to answer :)
by kayanco
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are overstock phones?
Replies: 23
Views: 1632

Re: What are overstock phones?

bloom2708 wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:59 pm
OP,

Today's Woot in Electronics:

https://electronics.woot.com/offers/sam ... _dly_wobtn

Maybe not the lowest price, but Woot does easy returns and stands behind their products.
Not a bad deal, thanks for sharing this deal.
by kayanco
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are overstock phones?
Replies: 23
Views: 1632

Re: What are overstock phones?

Any phone other than Galaxy S7 which has OIS and less than $400, that you can recommend?

Thanks.
by kayanco
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are overstock phones?
Replies: 23
Views: 1632

Re: What are overstock phones?

My G4 takes great photos. I'm sure the X series and Z series have very good cameras. I guess if optical image stabilization is a requirement, then you will be locked into a higher priced phone. Everyone has their "must haves". Good luck! Thanks :) To be honest, I'm not even sure how much of a diffe...
by kayanco
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are overstock phones?
Replies: 23
Views: 1632

Re: What are overstock phones?

These Motorola phones look very interesting. And the price point is very affordable as well. I wasn't aware of them at all. In Android, I was under the impression that the Samsung Galaxy S phones are the best and no point looking elsewhere. I'm going to look into the Moto X4 and G5, have you compar...
by kayanco
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are overstock phones?
Replies: 23
Views: 1632

Re: What are overstock phones?

I was looking at the S7 (non Edge). It's on eBay for around $320, but I don't know how long it'll keep getting updates. I saw the S8 at Best buy, but I didn't like it mainly because the screen is too long/big. I can't use it with one hand. $320 seems high for a regular S7. I don't know your carrier...
by kayanco
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What are overstock phones?
Replies: 23
Views: 1632

Re: What are overstock phones?

I was looking at the S7 (non Edge). It's on eBay for around $320, but I don't know how long it'll keep getting updates. I saw the S8 at Best buy, but I didn't like it mainly because the screen is too long/big. I can't use it with one hand. $320 seems high for a regular S7. I don't know your carrier...