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DCMprovider, Gallery and battery drain on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

I’m a Note user since 2012 when I switched from an iPhone 3GS¬†to the Note 2, and loved the S¬†Pen¬†experience ever since, reason why I stayed loyal to¬†this series till Note 4, but the one thing that unfortunately got worse over time after every software update was bloatware and subsequent overheat and battery drain. After … Continue reading DCMprovider, Gallery and battery drain on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Scam from China Registry, why it’s stupid and you can ignore it

You’re here for the same reason I had to google about them last week, this “Domain Registration Service company in China” thing that claims someone wants to register your keyword and your domain with chinese TLD, urging you to escalate¬†with the CEO. Why it’s stupid I got one, and they want to use “simonerescio” as … Continue reading Scam from China Registry, why it’s stupid and you can ignore it

May is bike to work month, let’s ride!

Spring comes to an end and is about to give step to the summer, the morning air is still brisk to the point of being¬†enjoyable when accompanied by the right amount of motion, what better combination of factors to support the cause of a more sustainable urban mobility by riding on a¬†bike? For this cause … Continue reading May is bike to work month, let’s ride!

Keep calm and go to London

One of the advantages of working in a big¬†multinational company like Expedia is the fact that you can get in touch with people from different cultural backgrounds. Even though¬†email, chat, video conferencing and screen sharing can speed up remote collaboration, nothing beats the dear old face to face communication with a white board¬†to display concepts … Continue reading Keep calm and go to London

Defend yourself from unsolicited mobile subscriptions charges with SMS (text) barring

If you talk with the call center¬†of any Italian mobile carrier¬†to have explanations they will¬†tell you that it’s your fault, that you didn’t¬†paid attention while browsing and you definitely tapped¬†recklessly on some clearly visible banner. It’s false. It’s been some¬†years, in my case from 2014 with H3G better known as Three Italy, that the illegal … Continue reading Defend yourself from unsolicited mobile subscriptions charges with SMS (text) barring