Unable to connect to gt-i9300 Failed to retrieve device information

Michael How To Guides, Mobile, Samsung, TechTalk

Recently we have been seeing the following error message when connecting a Samsung Galaxy S 3 via USB to Kies. Unable to connect to gt-i9300 Failed to retrieve device information Surprisingly it seems to happen after updating to the latest version of Kies (Version 2.5.0.12094_28_8) and using a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Ice Cream Sandwich. How do I fix – “Unable To Connect …

Apple quietly change from UDID to two new Identifiers and start tracking you

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, iPad, Mobile, TechTalk

In IOS 6 Apple have quietly changed from the old UDID to two new identifiers. Before I go into any detail its important to understand what the old and new acronyms are or you may as well be reciting the alphabet in a random order. Old Identifier UDID – Unique Device Identifier New Identifiers IDFA – Identifier For Advertising IDFV …

Latest Gadget News September 23, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 with Win 8, keyboard will cost $799 Microsoft wasn’t kidding when it said Windows 8 Pro tablets would cost as much as ultrabooks. Project Austin’s Windows 8 app takes notes from Courier The Microsoft Visual C++ team has built a Windows 8 app that takes much of its inspiration and code from Redmond’s …

Apple discontinue PING

Michael Apple, TechTalk

I have just opened iTunes and done the 10.7 update and the first thing that I noticed on the right of the screen was that PING, Apples music social network was being discontinued. So as of September 30th if you were an avid PING fan you will be left to use the other several hunder options available to you. We …

Latest Gadget News September 13, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Xbox co-creator says game consoles won’t die anytime soon Seamus Blackley says that he’s tired of “histrionic” predictions suggesting the death of game consoles is upon us. Originally posted at News – Tech Culture Microsoft preps its Office 2013 upgrade program Redmond is said to be getting ready to launch its latest Office upgrade offer this fall. …

Latest Gadget News September 12, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Ultrabooks, ‘every screen’ eventually touch, says Intel Ultrabooks and just about any other Windows 8 device you can think of will come with touch, Intel tells CNET.Originally posted at News – Business Tech Windows 8 app store now open to all developers Microsoft’s Windows Store — the built-in app store for Windows 8 and Windows RT — …

Latest Gadget News September 11, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Microsoft announces plans for 32 holiday pop-up stores Microsoft goes public with a full list of the pop-up brick-and-mortar stores it plans to open sometime this fall in the U.S. and Canada. Windows 8 gets ‘browser ballot’ amid EU antitrust probe European user of Windows 8 can now select their choice of browser, amid an European antitrust …

Latest Gadget News September 9, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News The Apple effect on your next ‘PC’ Because of the rise of the iPad, don’t be surprised if your next PC is (also) a tablet.Originally posted at News – Apple Microsoft ‘to comply’ with EU in browser choice antitrust probe The software giant has given the EU assurances that it will comply immediately with regulators’ demands, despite …

Latest Gadget News September 7, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Microsoft looks to hire 1,000 new employees in China The company currently employees 4,500 people in the country. The new employees will handle research and development; sales; and marketing. Microsoft tells Google searchers to ‘Bing it on’ Redmond’s latest push to improve Bing’s search share involves a new ad campaign and contest. Digest powered by RSS Digest