Moto G7 Play on Verizon Wireless is not ringing after a recent update

Last Updated on September 14, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

I am in the middle of a job search and was missing phone calls on my Moto G7 Plan on Verizon Wireless after a recent update. It simply wasn’t ringing. 

This seems to be a known issue with the Play and Turbo models. 

Seriously folks, isn’t the purpose of a phone to receive incoming phone calls? 

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Summer travel time – Virtualize your office for offsite access.

Last Updated on January 27, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Summer vacation time is approaching. Many of us will either take vacations or mini vacations.

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Why a WordPress site that isn’t mobile friendly is killing your traffic.

Last Updated on January 17, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

A WordPress site that isn’t mobile friendly will kill your traffic. Visitors using mobile devices will bounce. Search engines (Google especially) will notice the bounces and penalize your SEO ranking. Visitors with a bad experience will not return and they will definitely not share your content. 

 

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Logitech K480 Bluetooth Keyboard

Last Updated on January 17, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

The K480 easily connects to Android, Windows, Chrome, IOS and MacOS machines to allow efficient typing on your phone or tablet. 

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Hot phones drain your battery faster.

Last Updated on December 13, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

Today’s phones will drain your battery faster when they are hot. For example, if you are driving and have your phone on the console where the sun is hitting it, the battery becomes less effective. Another example would be having the phone in your shirt pocket at an outdoor event where the sun is hitting it.

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Wifi analyzer for the droid

Last Updated on December 8, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

If you want some quantitative data on the signal strength of WiFi signals, there are tools for your Android that can give you just that. One such tool is WiFi Analyzer

I found a great wifi analyzer at http://a.farproc.com/wifi-analyzer

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Your cell phone can be used to spy on you.

Last Updated on December 2, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

This is extremely creepy. I’ve known about this for a while but erroneously supposed that only the Government was able to spy on you using your cell phone.

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Malicious email snafus Samsung Saga messaging

Last Updated on December 2, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

My previous post mentioned that I was having assorted problems including the loss of the Voice Command function on my Samsung Saga running Windows Mobile 1.5.

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Goodbye privacy – Phone app recognizes your face

Last Updated on December 2, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

A new app for phones should make you a bit paranoid about your security and safety. Essentially, it will recognize faces from pics of total strangers. The app then searches social networking sites such as Facebook and looks for matches.

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Bucks County Fios now requires port 587 for outgoing mail (SMTP)

Last Updated on December 2, 2019 by Christopher G Mendla

My outgoing mail suddently stopped working today. I had forgotten about a verizon email stating that I had to change my outgoing smtp port from 25 to 587. This is in a supposed effort to slow down spam from infected machines.

We use our own domain for mail.

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