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android http request very slow [on hold]

HTTP requests on android are very slow - I've tried HTTP client, HTTPURLConnection and plain sockets as well. The same request on iOS is very fast. I've read through other posts and I;ve tried setting ...
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How are .exe files managed in windows? [on hold]

I have a project I am currently working on that involves trying to add MS-DOS functionality to Android 4.1.2 KitKat, also allowing .exe files to be executed. I only have one problem: I cannot seem to ...
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Nexus IMAP saving attachments as text files

I have a number of users who use Nexus 7 (2012) tablets with an IMAP email account using the stock email client. When they send emails with attachments, the emails are sent correctly and the ...
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Best Linux Operating System for Software Development (Java/Android..) [on hold]

Hii Everyone here is my System Configuration Motherboard : Asrock G31M-VS Processor : Dual Core 2.5GHZ RAM : 4GB DDR2 800MHZ Please Suggest me Best Linux Distribution for development ...
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Can't get file to copy from /sys/ on rooted Android [migrated]

I'm currently rooted on a Samsung S3 i9300 running a custom rom on Kitkat 4.4.2 I use es file explorer to perform root tasks on directories and files, I wanted to permanently turn off the led lights ...
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Android studio(beta) 0.8.0 set up finsh then make Gradle 'MyApplication' project refresh failed [on hold]

I'm new for Android studio. I'm set up it on my notebook. But make this question. I don't know why. I set up it on my desktop computer. It's success. error message: Gradle 'MyApplication' project ...
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How to install Android? (From Firefox OS)

Background I have (Arch) Linux, Windows7 and The Geeksphone revolution. I changed the OS on my phone to Firefox OS, and now wish to change back. I don't know much about Android, and can't find out ...
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Android on pc getting stuck at detecting android x86

I am trying to install android 4.4 through virtual box but i am stuck at detecting android x86 My virtualistaion setting has been set on enabled and i have chnaged the androidboot.hardware to x86 ...
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How could i run an advanced Java program on my android phone with database? [on hold]

Firstly I don't know that I should post this question on this site or not but I was unable to find any other StackExchange site where i could post this question.I am using an android phone.I want to ...
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Extracting files from busted Android phone

I have a busted android phone, manufactured by a brazilian company. It broke within five months, but it still hold lots of info (such as contacts and apps) that I'd like to retrieve. They are not in ...
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Moto G update from 4.4.2 to 4.4.4? [closed]

This is the first time my phone has received an update. So shall I update it or not? My phone is Moto G XT1033. Are there any disadvantages of updating? Until now I haven't found any problems for this ...
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Can't install PhoneGap

tried the instructions carefully but still wont let me install using node command line. searching with other post but still wont solve the problem I am new so please bear with me :( please help me ...
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kindle fire youtube videos wont work [on hold]

My amazon kindle fire wont play youtube videos. When I hit play it just has a spinning loading thing and never comes up. I have tried playing videos everywhere else like dailymotion, vimeo, and they ...
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Nexus S GPS reception quality has dropped : Can it be fixed? [migrated]

My Nexus S GPS unit seems to function more poorly every week. Sometimes I can't get a lock at all: using a GPS monitor shows it perpetually stuck at three satellites. I frequently loose GPS ...
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how to copy files from my unrooted bootloop stuck s2 through adb or any otherway [on hold]

My GT-I9100 is stuck in bootloop the phone is not rooted or anything just at once the battery was low it hanged restarted it and it's stuck at the samsung logo recovery mode opens and I'd like to ...
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Using scp to transfer files to an android device

SSHDroid lets an android device function as an ssh server. vSSH is an ssh client for android devices. I have a file on a remote server that I want to transfer to my android device over ssh, only ...
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USER field in ps command(android env)

In android environment, What does USER in the ps command indicate? ps USER PID PPID VSIZE RSS WCHAN PC NAME root 1 0 748 608 c0267708 0001b95c S /init Here ...
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home automation project using Java socket programming,android and an arduino [closed]

I am working on a smart home (simulated version) as a project. I must be able to control a light bulb using an arduino and sending command from a tablet. So far I wrote the client server code in java ...
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Using new computer with Windows 8. How to import pics?

How can one import pics from Android phone to computer using Windows 8?
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Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth

My PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. My PC has a Bluetooth adapter. My Android phone supports Bluetooth. How I can share my PC Internet connection ...
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Email drafts saved on Android phone don't appear on Outlook Web App [closed]

This is so counter-intuitive, I am surprised they even did this. I have set up email on my Android mobile (Samsung) and I also use the Outlook Web App on my laptop. The problem is, if I send an email ...
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Recovering data from broken android phone which is sent for replacement [migrated]

Sent broken android phone to Sony customer care for replacement. I had the device encrypted with a 4 digit numeric pin. I erased it. I found when searching on Google that data can be recovered easily ...
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How to get 300Mpbs link speed on 802.11n [duplicate]

I know that "link speed", is not the same as actual throughput, but shouldn't 1x 802.11n channel (20Mhz) at "Excellent" 100% signal strength connect at 150Mpbs link speed? I was configuring my Asus ...
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How to get the bandwidth usages in my WIFI including from mobile devices [duplicate]

I have set up a wireless network(Binatone router) for my home.I have 3 laptop usages and two mobile usages,out which which one is iphone and other is android.I want to know how much bandwidth each and ...
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How to fix micro SD card

I have a 16 GB micro SD card in my android smartphone, and lately it has been acting funny. When I attempted to view the files on my computer (Macbook pro OS 10.9) using a USB adapter, it did not show ...
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Cannot open Android SDK Manager or Android Emulator Manager after new installations

Today I installed the Xamarin Studio 5.1 update for Windows. Afterwards, I installed all of the latest API's and build tools in the Android SDK Manager. Now the Android SDK Manager or the Android ...
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devmem: can't open '/dev/mem': Permission denied

I have 2 phones (Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505, Android 4.4.2 Kitkat) which I already rooted and have root access to the phones. Previously, on my rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE I9505 running Android ...
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Opening a Samsung Kies .SME file on PC Without Access to Samsung Phone

I have searched high and low for an answer to my question. I backed up some SMS files, using Samsung Kies, I no longer have a Samsung device (hence can't restore it, etc.) but need the data from ...
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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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Reverse tethering from PC to Android Phone

How can I set up a PC to act as a modem to pass an internet connection onto an Android phone? Broadband-modem - Laptop -usb-android smart-phone -(want to use internet here)
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How to manage virtual Ethernet interface (NDIS) with cmd

I frequently use the usb tethering function of my android smartphone. If the network manager establishes the connection, the network gets almost every time a new Network name (started with "Network 1" ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 Photo Viewing Only App - No Write Acess

I currently use Windows Home Server 2011 to store photos that I have taken, and allow people to connect to my server through their laptops using Windows Explorer to view my photos. But this introduces ...
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Android contacts integrating, how to stop it? [migrated]

I have bought my first android phone(sony xperia m)! I'm so happy. But very strange things happen. I have installed a skype and it's contacts are migrated to contacts of my phone. I do not ask it to ...
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Unable to delete folder on Windows 8

I am struggling to delete a directory using Windows 8. There is a directory that is used by Eclipse/ADT to developer android apps. It is in my user folder (c:\Users\Mark.android). I have tried the ...
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Installing APKs without sdcard or adb

My phone's sdcard reader and usb port are broken. How can I install apks? (no root) I have tried airdroid, dropbox, webhosting and more, but it does not work. My phone has custom android 2.3.3 and it ...
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Phone in always on usb not shown in my computer

When I plug my phone (Galaxy S2, I9100) in an ordinary usb port on a HP Folio laptop it appears in windows explorer and I can browse phone content. But when I plug it in an always on usb the phone ...
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Android (Java) method equivalent to Python HMAC-SHA256 in Hex [migrated]

I am attempting to replicate the Python HMAC-SHA256 equivalent in Android (Java). The Python representation is shown bellow with the correct output: Python print (hmac.new(key = ...
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Android google play no connection error [migrated]

About a month ago my application updates ate all of the memory of my phone (samsung galaxy young), so I decided to uninstall, or disable and downgrade applications. I did this to google play as well. ...
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Installing cubox hardware specific drivers from android built

I've some issues with some linux builds on cubox-i4pro. I've tried to install: - debian - ubuntu - volumio (a debian oriented on music) and none of these distributions have support for the gpu, the ...
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On android, is there any way to sign into Google Play without also signing into Gmail? [migrated]

I have an android tablet. I would like to sign in into the play store in order to get other apps, but I do not want to sign in gmail/contacts/calenders/g+ etc. This device will be shared among ...
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How can I disable Google Voice Commands on an Android phone? [migrated]

My preference is to not root my phone, but I'd be willing to do it if necessary since I'm a software engineer. Google Voice keeps have Search and Voice Dialer popup at random sometimes about twice ...
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Developing a videoplayer to play hd files in an embedded device

I need to develop a video player which is capable of playbacking HD videos and supporting variable speed rates. Such a videoplayer will have to be installed on a small device (embedded) equipped with ...
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Can't add Android platform to Cordova project as 'the command “android” failed'

I'm having trouble adding the Android platform to my Cordova project. When attempting to add the platform, I get the following error: Error: The command "android" failed. Make sure you have the ...
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Is there a possibility to control antenna power consumption on iphone/android? [closed]

From what I understand - the worse the "visibility" to the cell is the more power goes to the antenna to send signal. So is it possible to (or are there apps) to setup what the maximum power usage can ...
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How to temporary block any internet communications of iPhone? [migrated]

Is it possible to press some button and temporary turn iPhone into normal phone, i.e. make it transmit nothing over data channel? I have such button on Android -- to disable "mobile data". Can I do ...
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how to connect the OpenVpn Server to the android emulator running on the same machine, windows 7

I'm trying to connect openVPN server my computer with the client the emulator. I configured the server by following these steps https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/Easy_Windows_Guide. I then ...
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Android adb: “device unauthorized” message, but can't boot device to confirm authroization [migrated]

I managed to get stuck in a boot loop after installing the Chainfire 3D driver on a Galaxy Tab 3. I can boot into the recovery mode (and download mode) but when I try to establish a connection using ...
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Import only DCIM from Android phone

I tried to import photos and videos captured with a Nexus mobile phone. The photos and videos are stored in the DCIM folder. I have many more images on the mobile phone, which I do not want to import, ...
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How to connect BlueStack to ADT in Windows 8 (64-bit)

Can I connect BlueStack to Eclipse ADT
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Crash while adding google account [migrated]

Facing trouble while adding Google account to my android device. In logcat I got these two messages: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to create service com.google.android.gms.gcm.GcmService: ...