Samsung Galaxy S4 - DCIM Camera folder appears empty

Issue

When Samsung Galaxy S4 is connected to a Windows PC, DCIM\Camera folder appears to be empty. But when browsing on the actual phone with an Android File Manager (or via Gallery app) you can see that there are hundreds of images in that folder.

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Keep Bluetooth tethering always enabled on Samsung Note 3

TomTom Go 500

I own a TomTom Go 500 SatNav that automatically pairs with my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 over a Bluetooth for live traffic updates. For this to work, you must have Bluetooth and Bluetooth tethering options enabled on the phone.

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How to turn old Android tablet into high-end picture frame

A little while ago I was looking for a 10'' - 12'' digital photo frame. Just couldn't find what I wanted. Even most expensive frames were old models with low quality, low resolution screens. I suppose not many people buy these things anymore so manufacturers just stopped bothering with them...

Then I had an idea - even few year old tablets would have much higher spec and better quality screens than these horrible photo frames. And there are no shortage of apps in Google Play store that could display full screen photo slideshows.

After few hours of eBay bidding I ended up with Samsung Tab 2 10.1 tablet. It was in great condition for around £100.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

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Log in to sync Facebook with your other applications

Following message regularly appears in Samsung Galaxy Notifications:

Log in to sync Facebook with your other applications

Facebook
Log in to sync Facebook with your other applications

When you tap on the message it opens a page with Facebook logo asking you to login into Facebook or create a new account. This is rather misleading as this message and page has nothing to do with Facebook app. It is actually coming from SNS (Social Networking Service) app that is pre-installed on Galaxy phones that Samsung uses it to sync social network information with some other apps.

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