Printing off photos - advice appreciated
1 Posts Last Activity 16/12/2016
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Hi I wonder if someone could explain in layman's terms why if I receive photos to my mobile phone when I try to print them off at home they are so small even if I request 6x4 they come out much smaller. Can you tell me how to resize before printing? Thanks in advance.
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Fuss free Phones for Seniors
8 Posts Last Activity 10/12/2016
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Where can I find a big button, radio free, sim free mobile?
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Jarva Apps
1 Posts Last Activity 28/07/2016
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Purchased new phone Alcatel One Touch 20.07,which uses Jarva Apps.Any security problems with these Apps?
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How do I increase memory on my Galaxy?
5 Posts Last Activity 28/07/2016
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Anybody have the knowledge on how to delete some of the items out of the memory on a Galaxy Ace phone .
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Is the balance right between toddlers social interaction and technology engagement?
6 Posts Last Activity 28/07/2016
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Having just returned from a holiday abroad, it struck me how many parents provide technology in the form of iPads and Tablets, to entertain their toddlers. Whilst there is a time and a place for this, such as on a flight or journey, I was surprised to see toddlers sitting at the breakfast table watching a screen whilst munching on their Rice Crispies! I also witnessed twin 3 year old boys, leaving the dinner table wearing padded earphones, walking through the restaurant still engaged with their iPads, not looking where they were going, totally oblivious to other people and their surroundings. The world has changed and technology now plays a huge part in all of our day to day lives. There is a balance for us all between actual social interaction and technology engagement. Do you have a concern that the younger generation of today, particularly toddlers, are in danger of missing out on actual development of relationships and world awareness due to the distractions of technology? Daydreaming is your brain at its most productive … are young children given enough time to daydream or are they becoming overloaded with technology? If you are a grandparent, do you have to hold back your views or are you able to express what you think to your offspring? Is technology in danger of damaging our toddlers social development or enhancing their learning? What do you think? https://www.silversurfers.com/speakers-corner/balancing-toddlers-social-interaction-technology-engagement/
Mobile Phones
24 Posts Last Activity 04/09/2016
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Do you own one? Do you feel the need for one? How ‘smart’ is your phone? Do you get the maximum use out of it? What do you use it for? Hopefully this might get a bit of ‘chat’ going. I personally have two phones. An iPhone 4 which I contracted for 2 years with ‘3’ but because of signal problems in Scotland I changed providers. Whilst I was still living in London, I switched to Vodafone. But alas, their signal is just as bad when back in Scotland. It seems that the only reliable signal in my neck of the woods is ‘O2′ I have 2 months left on my contract which I still have to pay for even though I can’t use the phone in my village! There is an erratic signal out in the street, but it will not work indoors! My 2nd phone is an odd ‘hand-me-down from my son. It works on the Android operating system and is unusual in that it can take 2 sim cards as well as an SD storage card up to 64gb It is tempting to go out and get a nice shiny new phone when my contract does finally expire. But then I have to decide. At 70yo. Do I really need all the ‘bells & whistles’ available? Which will once more, set me back about £35-£45 per month for the next 2 years. Or do I go for the alternative? A sim only contract which works out at about £8 per month. Using one of the phones that I already own.
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Is modern technology really anti-social? Does it get in the way of real, old-fashioned conversation? What do you think and are your experiences.
27 Posts Last Activity 02/11/2016
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Are you becoming boring to other members of the household, with your attention given to your phone, tablet or other. Is technology controlling us like “the tail wagging the dog”? I have invested in an i-pad air, and my dear ol’ hubby says I’m using it too much…..especially when the footie is on; that’s for sure! Anyone suffering i-paditus?
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iPhone 6
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Are you tempted to upgrade to the new iPhone 6? Are you an iPhone fan or do you prefer something else? Find out if the new iPhone is worth the investment? http://www.silversurfers.com/technology/mobile-devices/new-iphone-worth-price-tag/
iPhone or Samsung Galaxy?
6 Posts Last Activity 08/05/2016
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Which would you choose, or do you have? iPhone or Samsung Galaxy … what criteria would you use to choose between them?
Mobile Phones.
7 Posts Last Activity 28/11/2016
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In this age of technology, Mobile phones are now not phones, they need to be re-named, you can do what ever you want to on them, Me, I have a mobile phone. The only attachment it has is a radio built in, I use it for making calls in emergency, when I am out walking, listening to radio 2. I was asked the other day if my friends son could borrow it, I said yes, thinking he had a problem. When I gave my phone to him, he looked and asked what it was, I told him, “It is a mobile phone”, but what can you do on it? he said. Make calls, for example, or listen to the radio. “Do you have internet access”? again I said No, With that , he said it could wait. I am on a “Pay as you go” tarriff, I put £10 on and it last me approx, 6-7 months, sometimes longer. Do other users here have the same problem as me? are we falling behind the times? Your thoughts will be interesting to read
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