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ax3

Cool as a CUCUMBAR ! ! !
which free software do you use to transfer pics, movies, songs etc from pc to android phone ???
 

Zangetsu

I am the master of my Fate.
Hi Guys,

Planing to install a custom ROM on my Mi A1.

Any suggestions ? which is the one u r using ?

I want one which has swipe/tap to sleep feature.
 
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Is Huawei Really a Security Threat?
From what I remember, US Congress was never presented concrete proof of Huawei's security threat, just NSA/CIA saying it might be used by China for spying stating connection of Huawei's founders to Chinese Defense. Trump had the powers to put Huawei in black list & he did. It seems more like a victim of the US-China trade war. Its possible that China could use it for spying or maybe NSA can't use Huawei devices for their own spying, who knows.
 

whitestar_999

Super Moderator
Staff member
From what I remember, US Congress was never presented concrete proof of Huawei's security threat, just NSA/CIA saying it might be used by China for spying stating connection of Huawei's founders to Chinese Defense. Trump had the powers to put Huawei in black list & he did. It seems more like a victim of the US-China trade war. Its possible that China could use it for spying or maybe NSA can't use Huawei devices for their own spying, who knows.
When talking about China/things related to China,a different perspective needs to be taken when looking at things.What you are saying is true for a "democratic enough" country like USA but not for China/Russia.There is never "concrete proof" in International espionage,it is all a game of pros vs cons.Why do you think Huawei gets the short end of stick & not xiomi/bbk,it is because cons of the scenario of Huawei helping chinese govt are much more than all the possible pros of Huawei being innocent & providing cheaper prices. Nobody can give a guarantee that Huawei is 100% complicit or 100% innocent but one can give a 100% guarantee that if Huawei chooses to help Chinese govt then it will be a devastating blow to a country's national security where it has participated in implementation of 5G technology. It is also why India should not allow Huawei to participate in 5G trials as India is already on opposite side of China.
 

bssunilreddy

Chosen of the Omnissiah
When talking about China/things related to China,a different perspective needs to be taken when looking at things.What you are saying is true for a "democratic enough" country like USA but not for China/Russia.There is never "concrete proof" in International espionage,it is all a game of pros vs cons.Why do you think Huawei gets the short end of stick & not xiomi/bbk,it is because cons of the scenario of Huawei helping chinese govt are much more than all the possible pros of Huawei being innocent & providing cheaper prices. Nobody can give a guarantee that Huawei is 100% complicit or 100% innocent but one can give a 100% guarantee that if Huawei chooses to help Chinese govt then it will be a devastating blow to a country's national security where it has participated in implementation of 5G technology. It is also why India should not allow Huawei to participate in 5G trials as India is already on opposite side of China.
Yes, well said.
Or if we might already taken precautionary measures against such activities by it because we are no fools to compromise on our safety and security just for the sake of money. If what I say is true then we dont need to worry otherwise as you said we should not give them the chance on 5G Trials.
 
When talking about China/things related to China,a different perspective needs to be taken when looking at things.What you are saying is true for a "democratic enough" country like USA but not for China/Russia.There is never "concrete proof" in International espionage,it is all a game of pros vs cons.Why do you think Huawei gets the short end of stick & not xiomi/bbk,it is because cons of the scenario of Huawei helping chinese govt are much more than all the possible pros of Huawei being innocent & providing cheaper prices. Nobody can give a guarantee that Huawei is 100% complicit or 100% innocent but one can give a 100% guarantee that if Huawei chooses to help Chinese govt then it will be a devastating blow to a country's national security where it has participated in implementation of 5G technology. It is also why India should not allow Huawei to participate in 5G trials as India is already on opposite side of China.
Huawei is one of the largest Chinese companies, it was no. 2 in terms of smartphone sales in the world before US sanctions. It wasn't doing well in India, but doesn't mean it was a small company. Xiaomi & BBK are nothing in front of Huawei, so Huawei is a much better bargaining chip.

You & me can just speculate, but the chances of it being victim of trade war is higher IMO. Other companies like Ericsson or Nokia can help intelligence agencies for spying who knows.
 

whitestar_999

Super Moderator
Staff member
Huawei is one of the largest Chinese companies, it was no. 2 in terms of smartphone sales in the world before US sanctions. It wasn't doing well in India, but doesn't mean it was a small company. Xiaomi & BBK are nothing in front of Huawei, so Huawei is a much better bargaining chip.

You & me can just speculate, but the chances of it being victim of trade war is higher IMO. Other companies like Ericsson or Nokia can help intelligence agencies for spying who knows.
It is a well known fact that China uses cyber attacks as part of its policy to gain tech advances.Agreed that all capable nations also do so but none matches the Chinese ambitions & resources as they specialized in industrial espionage(just like Russia can be considered expert in online social manipulation & US in privacy invasion of its citizens as well as foreigners). The difference between China & every other nation is that "China thinks it deserved its lost glory & now has the means to achieve it"(compare this to UK & Russia,both nuclear powers & major nations but none as ambitious as China). I would rather be spied upon by USA where a simple reporter can abuse Trump on national TV without fear(the logical one & not like the first world problems of not having proper quality toilet paper in washroom) compared to China where speaking against the "paramount leader" may get you under house arrest/re-education camp(what they call it in Xinjiang) or Russia where speaking against "The Strongman" will likely get you a swift court awarded jail sentence.
 

bssunilreddy

Chosen of the Omnissiah
It is a well known fact that China uses cyber attacks as part of its policy to gain tech advances.Agreed that all capable nations also do so but none matches the Chinese ambitions & resources as they specialized in industrial espionage(just like Russia can be considered expert in online social manipulation & US in privacy invasion of its citizens as well as foreigners). The difference between China & every other nation is that "China thinks it deserved its lost glory & now has the means to achieve it"(compare this to UK & Russia,both nuclear powers & major nations but none as ambitious as China). I would rather be spied upon by USA where a simple reporter can abuse Trump on national TV without fear(the logical one & not like the first world problems of not having proper quality toilet paper in washroom) compared to China where speaking against the "paramount leader" may get you under house arrest/re-education camp(what they call it in Xinjiang) or Russia where speaking against "The Strongman" will likely get you a swift court awarded jail sentence.
I agree with you with all my heart.

It is a well known fact that China uses cyber attacks as part of its policy to gain tech advances.Agreed that all capable nations also do so but none matches the Chinese ambitions & resources as they specialized in industrial espionage(just like Russia can be considered expert in online social manipulation & US in privacy invasion of its citizens as well as foreigners). The difference between China & every other nation is that "China thinks it deserved its lost glory & now has the means to achieve it"(compare this to UK & Russia,both nuclear powers & major nations but none as ambitious as China). I would rather be spied upon by USA where a simple reporter can abuse Trump on national TV without fear(the logical one & not like the first world problems of not having proper quality toilet paper in washroom) compared to China where speaking against the "paramount leader" may get you under house arrest/re-education camp(what they call it in Xinjiang) or Russia where speaking against "The Strongman" will likely get you a swift court awarded jail sentence.
For 10 long years I was saying the same thing even before Snowden's Debacle, that I rather be spied by the US rather China. But Russia have changed a lot since Putin came into power.
I am not a bhakt but I am proud to say that Modi is the leader we always wanted and God gave us one.

It is a well known fact that China uses cyber attacks as part of its policy to gain tech advances.Agreed that all capable nations also do so but none matches the Chinese ambitions & resources as they specialized in industrial espionage(just like Russia can be considered expert in online social manipulation & US in privacy invasion of its citizens as well as foreigners). The difference between China & every other nation is that "China thinks it deserved its lost glory & now has the means to achieve it"(compare this to UK & Russia,both nuclear powers & major nations but none as ambitious as China). I would rather be spied upon by USA where a simple reporter can abuse Trump on national TV without fear(the logical one & not like the first world problems of not having proper quality toilet paper in washroom) compared to China where speaking against the "paramount leader" may get you under house arrest/re-education camp(what they call it in Xinjiang) or Russia where speaking against "The Strongman" will likely get you a swift court awarded jail sentence.
What about these 3rs party developers:Stories of Smart Spies: Alexa & Google Home Abused to Steal Passwords
 
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TigerKing

Cyborg Agent
Need help
My Redmi Note 7 (lavender) on stock MIUI, have very strange problem.
Mobile turns off suddenly without warning.. screen goes off, after few seconds device vibrates and turns on.
this sudden restart is random, happens mostly while playing youtube, jio tv, airtel tv etc etc, sometimes before picking up incoming voice or video call..
tried flashing custom roms, RR 8.6.5 official, PE+, ancient, havoc, but restart problem is too sudden. device does not boot completely, in between boot animation, device turns off and turns on again continuously.

only solution is to keep mobile connected with charging cable,
no restart when charging through wall charger, spent 3+ hrs watching movies, (device temperature was normal warm after 3 hrs, not heated)
While flashing roms (recovery mode) there was no restart.

I think may be it's all because of battery. Any other guesses?
Can anyone provide link for original battery for redmi note 7? or mi service center is only option for original battery?


Do mi service centre provide service for unlocked bootloader devices? Software, hardware repair, replace service?
 
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Need help
My Redmi Note 7 (lavender) on stock MIUI, have very strange problem.
Mobile turns off suddenly without warning.. screen goes off, after few seconds device vibrates and turns on.
this sudden restart is random, happens mostly while playing youtube, jio tv, airtel tv etc etc, sometimes before picking up incoming voice or video call..
tried flashing custom roms, RR 8.6.5 official, PE+, ancient, havoc, but restart problem is too sudden. device does not boot completely, in between boot animation, device turns off and turns on again continuously.

only solution is to keep mobile connected with charging cable,
no restart when charging through wall charger, spent 3+ hrs watching movies, (device temperature was normal warm after 3 hrs, not heated)
While flashing roms (recovery mode) there was no restart.

I think may be it's all because of battery. Any other guesses?
Can anyone provide link for original battery for redmi note 7? or mi service center is only option for original battery?


Do mi service centre provide service for unlocked bootloader devices? Software, hardware repair, replace service?
I think it might be the battery as well. Even though battery life hasn't taken a major hit but with age the max voltage that can be output decreases as well, so maybe the phone is asking for more power than the battery can provide. If it was an OS issue, reset or custom ROMs shouldn't exhibit the same problem. Visit a service centre.
 

TigerKing

Cyborg Agent
I think it might be the battery as well. Even though battery life hasn't taken a major hit but with age the max voltage that can be output decreases as well, so maybe the phone is asking for more power than the battery can provide. If it was an OS issue, reset or custom ROMs shouldn't exhibit the same problem. Visit a service centre.
Okay. But battery lasts long like it used to. no quick discharge or quick charge.
Maybe I found the exact problem. It's speaker.
When I set speaker volume to zero and play any Video or Audio or Game or App, it does not restart.
But when I set speaker volume to max, and play any Video or Audio or Game or App, it restarts without warning.
Maybe it's speaker fault or dirt and dust in it causing issue.

And for custom ROMs I need to check that again..
 
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