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Samsung S6 Smart Phone

My wife and I own Samsung S6 smartphones. We’re not unhappy with them, but they do have their quirks. But nothing you can’t usually get past. Like for instance, the HORRIBLE Samsung spell checking mechanism. It changes words it does not need to or makes “fixes” that aren’t needed.

Here are some classic Samsung spell check snafus:

  • If you type “C section,” it will change that to “Christian section.”
  • “Westworld” becomes “Westwood.”
  • “Aveeno,” becomes “Ave enough.”
  • “Zigzag” becomes “zag ginger.”
  • “Expediently” morphs into “expedient lying.”
  • “Pre-rain” gets changed to “pre-painted.”
  • Or if you have a three letter word, sometimes it expands on those first three letters, making it into another word all together.

Yes, the phone is trainable to specific words but you would think in this day and era, they’d have this spell check crap down a little better.  Before I dumped my Motorola phone because of it’s suspicious behaviors, AKA, “Planned Obsolescence,” you have to give it kudos, it had fairly superior spell checking. That spoiled me.

But last week both my wife and I got updates delivered to our phones. It was known as G920VVRS4CPL3. Woo boy, were we in for different surprises!

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Samsung S6 Boot Up Locked Phone

The other day my Samsung S6 froze up on me and I could not turn it on or off. Find out how I rescued myself and how I fixed by Samsung S6.

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The other day I was watching a video that I had downloaded from Amazon (because Netflix does not have that option), paused it, turned off the Bluetooth connection to my Beats by Dre Wireless Studio headset and put the phone down. About half an hour later I picked it up to make a phone call but the screen was black and the phone was completely unresponsive. It would not respond to any button push, at all. Even when I held the power button for more than 30 seconds! Oh but what to do.

A quick web search got me these options!

I found the following suggestions and tried them in the order presented, until I got to #4: (Disclaimer: GET A MAGNIFYING GLASS, just in case)

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WAZE: Why I Am No Longer Playing Their Dangerous Road Games

November 13, 2015

This is a short disposition on why I am no longer playing the dangerous road condition points games with my Waze app.  And thank you Waze, AKA Google, for enticing me away from these dangerous driving habits. – The other day my wife needed a new battery for her cell phone and it was not […]

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DROID X 2-Hour Review plus ‘People Are Awesome’ YouTube Video [Consumer Product Review]

November 3, 2010

DROID X 2-Hour Review plus ‘People Are Awesome’ YouTube Video [Consumer Product Review]

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