In WhatsApp blue ticks indicate that someone has received and read your message. Once they have read your message you expect them to respond immediately. The same goes for people that send you a message, they expect an immediate response. What if you do not want to respond immediately or do not want someone to know you have read their message? Continue reading
Adding two factor authentication to KeePass & KeePass2Android
Time to beef up security. Like everyone I have a large number of online accounts. They are generally secured with username and password. I use KeePass to generate unique passwords and keep track of them. There have been a lot of hacks lately. So I wanted to make my most important accounts more secure. More and more online services are adding two factor authentication, e.g. Google, Dropbox. Two factor authentication adds an additional layer of security.
Motorola Moto G will not power up
My son has a Motorola Moto G. While running a Android system update the Moto G would not power on. How frustrating. I found the following remedy that worked: Continue reading
Cannot install Popcorn Time Android app
Important note: The functionality provided by Popcorn Time is illegal. Use it at your own risk.
I recently checked out the Windows version of Popcorn Time. I really like it, it reminds me of Netflix. I’m the owner of a smartphone (Samsung Galaxy S5) and tablet (Samsung Galaxy Note 2014 10.1) and also wanted to test the Popcorn Time Android app. The app is not available in the Playstore (for obvious reasons, see the note at the top of this post). You need to download the .apk file from here and install it manually. To install it enable installation from unknown sources. This is not the subject of this post, so Google around there are lots of instructions on how to do this.
The Android app installed fine on my smartphone. Continue reading