Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
1624 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 53


  Reply # 537703 26-Oct-2011 13:18 Send private message

justinflux: VODEMS & TSTICKS lose connection frequently and require physical unplugging/replugging when they lockup or overheat...
I believe it is due to the USB port (issues!!)

Charger should be fine as screen brightness will be low, and data use light

ANy ideas???



My only experience has been with Nokia's using Joiku Spot and I've been quite happy with them however as I mentioned before I haven't tried them 24/7.

The screen shouldn't need to be lit once it's up and running so the only draw will be the radio in the phone.  

I suspect that some devices might "go to sleep" if there's no data transfer for an extended period of time probably based on the assumption that that connection isn't needed any more and it might as well save power. You might need to consider putting in a routine that ensures regular data transfer takes place to keep the connection alive.




Nokia N9
Nokia E7
HP Touchpad
Dell Inspiron 14z i5



21 posts

Geek


  Reply # 537707 26-Oct-2011 13:19 Send private message

Good call re: routine

Cheers


1599 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 537716 26-Oct-2011 13:31 Send private message

justinflux: VODEMS & TSTICKS lose connection frequently and require physical unplugging/replugging when they lockup or overheat...
I believe it is due to the USB port (issues!!)

Charger should be fine as screen brightness will be low, and data use light

ANy ideas???


Never heard of that happening before, sounds like either a faulty device or faulty tstick/vodem. 

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic








Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Telecom introduces unlimited broadband data plan
Created by freitasm, last reply by kawaii on 25-Apr-2014 04:42 (100 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Stonedine
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by mattwnz on 24-Apr-2014 15:45 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Auckland Transport Hop card - look out for errors
Created by robjg63, last reply by sbiddle on 24-Apr-2014 20:48 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Windows 8 System Mechanics
Created by eme, last reply by eme on 24-Apr-2014 21:10 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Using my Mac to ring family in the UK
Created by Geektastic, last reply by nakedmolerat on 24-Apr-2014 11:28 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Telecom has started metering their TiVo customers' broadband usage (WITHOUT PRENOTIFICATION)
Created by Peteriv, last reply by mattwnz on 24-Apr-2014 15:11 (74 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by gzt on 24-Apr-2014 21:36 (176 replies)
Pages... 10 11 12


Parallel imported product
Created by Wills1, last reply by joker97 on 23-Apr-2014 21:01 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.