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Is it possible to use an Android phone as an input device for Windows over bluetooth?

I have a htc hero and my windows 7 pc has a bluetooth dongle. Is there an app that will allow me to use my phone as a keyboard and/or mouse?
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PC Contact Management for Android 2.0

I am having difficulty finding any worthwhile software to manage my Anroid (I have a Motorola Droid) contacts on my PC. I want to be able to plug my Droid, sync contacts, and have an interface on my ...
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Remove “Inbox.” prefix from IMAP folders

I've got a hosted website (Linux and cPanel apparently) - their support is slow, and I know the answer here will be better... I've got an IMAP account set up, which I access from Thunderbird, an ...
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Sync contacts on Outlook 2007 with Android 2.0 via usb

My boss got a new HTC something from Verizon. He wants to sync his Outlook contacts with the handset. He doesn't need to do it that often, maybe once every month or so but everything I see is for ...
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How do I install Android applications from the PC?

Currently I don't have an Internet connection available on my cellphone and I would like to install some applications on it. Is it possible? Do I have to use the market?
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Nexus One USB freezes Vista SP2 Quad Core

My Nexus One (N1) will occasionally freeze my Vista 32bit SP2 Quad Core 2.4GHz during POST. MB is ASUS P5N-E SLI with 4GB of RAM. The PC will be booting and when I connect the N1 via USB, the boot ...
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Spoof MAC address from IP command

I'm trying to spoof my MAC address on a modified version of Linux (Android). The main problem is that because it has been stripped down, the ifconfig command has been taken out, and I only can use the ...
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can I sync contacts, calendars and music from Android to Ubuntu?

The only thing preventing me from moving over to Ubuntu completely is my iPhone. I'd happily consider switching to an Android phone if it had proper sync support in ubuntu. I'd like to sync ...
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How do I send SMSes from my computer through an Android phone?

I have an HTC Hero Android (European version) unlocked phone. Is there an app that will let me type away all my text messages on my PC and send the SMSes directly from the PC through my phone? I'm ...
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How to synchronize Google Contacts and Gnome Evolution?

I would like to synchronize my Google Contacts (also Android Contacts) with my mail client Evolution on Gnome. Do you know how I can do that ? Thank you
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Android SDK emulator freezes on a Mac running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

I'm having trouble running the Android SDK on both of my Macs running OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard. This appears to be a 64-bit vs. 32-bit issue, as Snow Leopard now defaults to 64-bit everything, ...
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How to require “password” when booting into Android on Acer Aspire One AOD250?

I have an Acer Aspire One AOD250 which comes with a dual-booting system with Android and Windows XP. When I boot into Android, it goes straight to the home screen without any verification of my ...
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Cannot take screen shots of my Android phone from windows 7

I'm trying to connect my HTC Magic to take screenshots on Windows 7 but's it's not getting detected by DDMS application. Windows 7 seems to list the Android Phone among the "devices and printers", I ...
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How can I sync Android with Zune?

I have just bought a shiny new HTC Hero. Is there any way to get it to sync with the Zune software. In particular I'm looking at Podcast management.
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Force Vista to “forget” a USB device

I have a device (HTC Dream / G1 Android phone) that I want to set up with a specific driver. Unfortunately I have already previously installed the device with the default driver. Even after ...
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How to view veoh.com videos with HT03-A Android

It is not possible to be able to watch videos of veoh in iPhone ,but android is not able to Can I convert videos with ffmpeg? If there is a method else, give me information
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Converting video for Android using Adobe Media Encoder

I'm trying to convert some video to H.264 and play it on my Android mobile phone. I have Adobe Media Encoder and can easily create files that play on my PC but when I copy them to the phone the media ...
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How to automount an Android phone as USB mass storage?

When connecting my Android device to a PC, it prompts to mount it as USB mass storage. Is there a way to force it to auto-mount?