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Started by: jonschneider
On: 03/03/2014 | 11:33
Replies: 21
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by: jonschneider
on: 16/06/2014 | 12:52 edited: 16/06/2014 | 12:54

Note HTTP does compression as a matter of course (that is common clients and servers negotiate this using content encoding). It's not a modern magical browser feature. But some browsers use browser manufacturer supplied proxies that do more to images. Fine if you're happy with them seeing what cats you like to look at otherwise not.

Jon

Message 11 of 22
by: dcalvy
on: 16/06/2014 | 14:02
Good post
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Message 12 of 22
by: axean1
on: 16/06/2014 | 21:20

I'm repeating myself, but a Data Managment app is an absolute must especially if you have a limit on usage (eg 1GB). I'm repeating myself because I just posted more or less the same thing on another thread!

 

That thread was about a  data recording app called  "My Data Manager"

 

I've been using it for about two years and it's totally reliable with minimal battery usage. Many newer phones come with inbuilt data usage apps, but this one is easier to use. You can see which apps use data, and when it is used. More importantly you can set up alarms for when certain levels of data usage are reached. I have only 1GB of data and have the app set to let me know when I reach 300MB, 800MB and to turn off data at 998MB.

 

The apps free so worth trying. Here's a link to the discussion about it from a few days ago (link).

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by: mantababe
on: 16/06/2014 | 22:16
Some great tips here thxs
Message 14 of 22
by: rayraybb
on: 17/06/2014 | 17:44
Thanks for your useful tips.
Message 15 of 22
by: jeancalvy
on: 18/06/2014 | 13:25
Very good points.
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Message 16 of 22
by: elfa70
on: 19/06/2014 | 15:56 edited: 19/06/2014 | 15:59

Hello. I'm a silver surfer, not "techie" so please be patient.

My tarrif is the giffgaff £5 hokey cokey. I don't make many calls or sen d many texts, and my balance is increasing by the month.

Is it possible to have more data, and take it off my balance each month ?.

 

Thank you in advance.  Great service by the way.

 

Regards,

 

Message 17 of 22
by: yahiroz
on: 19/06/2014 | 20:13

@elfa70 wrote:

Hello. I'm a silver surfer, not "techie" so please be patient.

My tarrif is the giffgaff £5 hokey cokey. I don't make many calls or sen d many texts, and my balance is increasing by the month.

Is it possible to have more data, and take it off my balance each month ?.

 

Thank you in advance.  Great service by the way.

 

Regards,

 


If you use up your data allowance, data will be charged at a rate of 2p per MB from your balance until you run out of balance/the goodybag expires.

HTC One M7 - Sense 6.0, Android 4.4.3
Google Nexus 10 - Android 4.4.4
Message 18 of 22
by: elfa70
on: 20/06/2014 | 06:37

Hello. Thanks for your reply.  giffgaff have stopped my data usage until mr goody bag is renewed on 29th of the month. My balance is £18 . What is my next step .

Message 19 of 22
by: dancho71
on: 09/04/2015 | 07:17
I have bean restricted to get unlimited data.when I will be able to get agane 20£ goodies
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