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Happy New Year people.

Hope you have a great night and a great year ahead of you.

In the words of Brad Paisley:

Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.
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Merry Xmas &/or happy holidays to you all.

Whatever you're doing and whomever you are with I hope you enjoy it.
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You can always rely on Parcelforce - I don't think I'll be seeing my Google USB cables today.

#parcelfarce  
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That's a painfully honest change log..
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I've had to send my X2 in for a power button repair under warranty, so switched back to my X1 in the meantime. The X2 was on 5.0 and the X1 is on 4.4.

Switching across really emphasises a few things for me:

1. I miss the bigger phone that I thought I'd never get used to.

2. I miss the Lollipop goodness: smart lock, notifications, etc.

3. Motorola royally cocked up the 5.0 release for the X2. I'm running the same apps in the same way and I have no network / Bluetooth delays affecting notifications etc, I can hear Assist notifications when driving, no more UI lag or randomly closing apps because of the memory leak.

I may well keep using the X1 when the X2 returns until the promised 5.1 update at this rate.
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I have no issues apart from the network lag/no response problem. I find flipping airplane mode on fixes it temporarily but it doesn't last long, especially if the network is congested. It is a real issue that urgently needs fixing. Restart makes it better for longer but is still temporary.
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Morning  +Motorola Mobility +Motorola Support Forums  ....

With the anticipated release of 5.1 for the Moto X 2014 / 2nd Gen, can you advise whether we need to take any steps to enable the Google Device Protection feature included per https://motorola-global-portal.custhelp.com/app/answers/prod_answer_detail/a_id/104930

Also, does the update resolve the horrendous encryption lag introduced in the 5.0 update, and the incredibly low volume responses to the What's Up and Read Notifications commands when driving?
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Presumably only the account you want to lock it to though? That would be my primary account on the phone; my understanding is that would effectively remove all apps, settings and other data from my phone associated with that account (i.e. everything).
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+23andMe what happened to the Android App - it seems to be no longer available in the Google Play Store?
I asked some time back but got no answer?
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When you check your tracking and your Nexus 5x is out for delivery
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A while back I installed the Zed code editor app; subsequently I uninstalled it. 
Since then, I've been plagued with a notification on every start of my chromebook which I can't figure how to get rid of.
I was able to find a "config|.zedstate" in my Google Drive which I deleted, however that seems to have made no difference.

It's beginning to irritate me now, and I'm getting no help in the app's Google Groups or from appeals to their Twitter account so any suggestions the community may have would be much appreciated at this point..
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Thanks +Patrick Lerou - I've not really dabbled with offline files much as I tend to use my phone for almost everything and the Chromebook as a dumb terminal to remote into various home boxes when they need maintenance.
Lo and behold, offline files had a ".zedstate" file which had no delete option. I went the 'Clear Local Data' route mentioned here https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chromebook-central/gPGrPR0s9HQ to get rid of it.
A reboot shows that I'm finally free of that pesky notification.
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Hi - joined with a question I'm afraid.

Since implementing a Fortigate 60D with 5.2.3 a few weeks ago the system log shows an hourly entry reporting numbers of files dropped by quard.

The entry provides no real information as to the cause, and I'm struggling to locate information online that indicates whether we should be concerned about this.

I've found reference to the quarantine daemon in the CLI manual and methods of debugging however I can't determine what options are available to use with the diag test application quarantined command and am concerned about running such commands blind in a production environment.

Can anyone offer some advice on the following:
1. How can I determine the reason for this behaviour?
2. Should I be concerned about this, or is it typical?
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The moment I posted:
The quard event frequently reports 100s of files dropped within the previous hour - I think it's safe to assume that it's not related to the Sandbox functionality.
I should have guessed I'd be wrong.

I'd assumed that the firewall would be smart enough to not attempt to upload any more files once it reached a defined limit with a defined expiry time. However running diag debug appl quarantine -1 gave the clear indication otherwise.

Thanks all for the guidance - I'm just rather disappointed that the debug information "FortiCloud sandbox daily limit reached" isn't logged under the system event log Reason field. 
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I've just finished setting up a Sony Z3 Compact on the stock 4.4.4 retail ROM and was thrilled to discover the Sony Bluetooth Unlock facility. I've set it up defaulting to a PIN lock.

However I usually encrypt my devices - can anyone tell me if I will lose access to the Bluetooth Unlock if I encrypt the phone?
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On 4.4 if you've Bluetooth unlock and you unlock your phone it'll go directly to the home screen you don't have access to the lockscreen but on lollipop it default to the beautiful lock screen to access notifications and controls.... 
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Hey, how're you?

I'm active on G+ most days although I tend to comment and contribute more than I post during the week at the moment, although I'm trying to change that (so bear with me). Although I'm on a few other networks Google+ is where I tend to be most active and feel most at home.

I was born and raised in the UK but do my best to travel as much as time and money allow. I'm always keen to listen and learn about new places, cultures and traditions.
 
I've worked as a software developer since 1998 (more by accident than design) after a short stint teaching law. I never post about my employer or the specifics of my working day because I do my best to separate my work and personal life.

What I'm interested in:
  • Gadgets (the more pointless / frivolous the better)
  • Tech
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  • Android 
  • Motorbikes
  • Music
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But of course none of this defines who I am - so talk to me and find out for yourself.

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Tougher than a set of Ford Transit doors..
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Sidebar Pro
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SMS Backup +
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Automatically backup SMS, MMS and call log entries using a separate label in Gmail / Google Calendar. It is also possible to restore SMS and

Running Android Studio on Windows 7/8 (JAVA_HOME issue)
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A lot of people have experienced bugs with running Android Studio on Windows 7/8 and have no idea why the program "simply doesn't run", now

Tasker
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Automate everything from settings to photos, SMS to speech. ADC2 prize winner.Total Automation, from settings to SMS. ADC2 finalist!* Trigge

Google Play Music
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Google Play Music makes it easy to discover, play and share the music you love on Android and the web. With our new All Access service (US),

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This game lets you enjoy the fun of controlling a tiny toy truck. Complete timed obstacle courses and see where you rank compared to other p

Nexus 4 (16GB) - Google Play
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The next generation phone. Thin, light, and designed for Google Play.

Hailo
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FolderSync
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FolderSync enables easy sync of files between cloud storage and Android devices. FolderSync is a application that enables simple sync to clo

Movies by Flixster
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Movies by Flixster. The #1 app for movie reviews, trailers, and showtimes. ★ Editors' Choice app - Google Play ★ One of the 40 Best Free And

SMS, my Car and Me
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Reads out your SMS, K9 Emails, WhatsApp*, GTalk and KakaoTalk messages ***Money-Back Guarantee: If you are not satisfied with the app, we

Pure Calendar widget (agenda) - Apps on Android Market
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THE Android widget for agenda and tasks !!! Widget for Agenda / Tasks / TODO (agenda style) - Synced with Google calendars - Show calendars

FlightTrack
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Get real-time flight status and map tracking for airline flights worldwide. The best flight tracking app out there! Now optimized for your H

Nicely laid out store with helpful staff and plenty of parking. Good fresh produce selection.
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Flagship store with extensive stock. Poorly laid out with incomplete and inadequate signage inside.
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It can be incredibly difficult to find a parking spot at peak times here and you run the risk of getting your car damaged because of tight parking spaces and poor quality parking. The stores available here cover a fairly wide range and there are multiple fast food outlets all with busy drive through windows. Visit to remember the advantages of shopping online.
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Good solid Beefeater which is usually quite busy, particularly at the weekends. The car park is small and shared with a motel and the priory marina itself so spaces can be tight at peak times.
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Service can be slow despite the new fast track order process. Breakfast muffin over-toasted.
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Useful for their occasional deals, a quick re-supply and to see a device in the flesh before purchasing online. I've rarely actually purchased from here and wouldn't rely on in-store advice from mostly disinterested staff.
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Great food that is reasonably priced and served by friendly accommodating staff
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