Smartphone is a combination of mobile phone and PDA (peronal digital assistant). It's built on a mobile operating system, for example: Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS, Microsoft's Windows Phone or others.

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Smartphone drops Internet connection

There is a problem with the connection between my router and my smartphone.When im at home the smartphone connects to the router properly (i get email alerts , download updates via playstore etc). The ...
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How does wifi determine a device's location? [duplicate]

When I use any location based app or website, how does it know that my laptop or smartphone is where it is?
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LG Optimus G2 Quick Window Flip Cover Case (battery cover type)

I bought this kind of cover window but I can't mount it on my device. I've got LG G2 D802 and I guess this case is for LG G2 F320. I removed back cover and tried to stuck it inside but it doesn't seem ...
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30% CPU usage when charger unplugged. When plugged in, cpu usage drops to 2%

I have checked by external debugger and it seems that batteryservice:update start runs 10 times per second. Other battery processes are running very often too, only with charger unplugged. It's brand ...
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Set specific USB ports to charge-only [duplicate]

On Windows, is there any way to make some USB ports to be charge-only? I do not want to alter the settings of the devices; I want to change the settings of the USB ports on Windows, so that any device ...
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When plugging a cell phone into my PC, I always get a Windows warning “You need to format the disk before you can use it”

I have a Motorola Atrix phone (although I don't believe this is relevant to the issue). My PC is running Windows 7. When I plug the phone into the USB slot I always get the modal warning dialog that ...
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Configure my Wifi Router (TP-Link w8968) as a client to my mobile hotspot

I want to access my mobile hotspot of 3G smartphone (AP) through my wifi router which will share the connection over wired devices (PC, Laptop etc.) attached to its port(s).
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Hypothetically, can I swap processors between a smartphone & a desktop?

When manufacturers mention the speeds of smartphone processors, is it right in my understanding that the speeds between smartphone processors and desktop processors are comparable? In other words, ...
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What technical benefits does a router have over tethering with a smartphone?

What benefits does a traditional router and modem grant over the same functionality from a modern smartphone? I consider things such as reliability, accessibility and speed as major reasons to ...
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Does a cellphone ping cell towers even in “aeroplane” mode? [closed]

In the movies and TV shows they show that the only way for a cellphone to not be traced is to take the battery out (and optionally break it in two :-). But if this is true, then that means that even ...
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What is the easiest way to change the creation time for large amounts of files so that they are sorted alphanumerically?

I am trying to get images to display in a specific order on as many smartphones as possible without them requiring specific software, and the easiest way to do this is to change the creation times of ...
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VPN location with Smartphone [closed]

My company logs the location of where you VPN from. If I use my smartphone hotspot would the VPN be able to see if I'm at home or at the beach?
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Sharing Wired Internet over WiFi via Laptop [duplicate]

I have a wire-based Internet connection for my laptop and I have a smartphone which I want to connect to Internet. The laptop has WiFi but I don't know how I make my LAN traffic available to then ...
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How to tell if an email was sent from a smartphone

Is it possible to tell if an email was sent through a smartphone? Is there something marked in the email headers?