12/4/18

Pandora music keeps pausing while using Bluetooth headset on Android

Frustrating issue while using my Plantronics bluetooth headset connected to my Pixel2 Android phone. The music would pause at what appeared to be random times while listening to Pandora. I tried a variety of things but ended up finding a simple solution.

Go into settings for sounds/notifications and tun off all notification sounds. As soon as I did this, the music no longer paused. The pauses were being triggered by notification sounds.


12/1/18

Best cell phone plan for Americans living near Canada

As a Vermont resident who enjoys visiting Montreal and Canada often I've been struggling to find an ideal cell phone provider.

I finally decided to try Google Fi. Fi offered roaming data at the same price as domestic. There is excellent coverage and seamless transition when crossing the border.

Three years in and I'm still sold.

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https://g.co/fi/r/JP528K