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Firefox 11 sync with Android device

I've just installed Firefox 11. I'd like to sync it with the one on my Android device. I tried to follow the instructions they provided and tried to pair device. I entered the code from Android to ...
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Connect Samsung Galaxy S2 with laptop. thru WIFI Direct

How can I send a picture from the phone to the laptop. Bluetooth is the easiest way, but not so fast. I want to use WIFI direct, but I cant find the laptop when i'm searching. What do I need to do ...
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Uninstalling device from USB port or refreshing USB drivers

Currently when I plug my Android in via USB port 1, it registers as my tethered 4G internet access, and when I plug it via USB port 2, it registers as a debugging android development device that I can ...
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nexus s ICS access PC host local server (virtualhost) when plugged

My problem is the following: I have a nexus s with ICS & a debian laptop with a local apache server using virtualhost (like http://myaddress.local/). And I want to access my local server from my ...
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Programmatically backing up SMS on Android

I want to archive my SMS and MMS messages on my Android phone. I found a few applications that can do this and save the results to an SD card or email. That's nice, but not powerful enough for me. I ...
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Monitor network traffic on Android

I'm interested in what kind of network traffic my Android phone is using when using my home wifi. I can't root my phone, but I have full access to my home router. Is it possible to check what kind of ...
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Which ports does the Sony Media Controller Android app use? [closed]

I recently got a new Sony Blu-ray player with built-in Wi-Fi. I downloaded the associated Sony Media Remote app for my Android, and got it to work correctly with the player. My only beef is that the ...
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Is there any software on Windows that can simulate the Android desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Organize desktop icons on Windows I have a lot of software that belong in different categories, such as; programming, design, electrical engineering, etc. I would like to ...
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Dropbox-friendly password manager for XP, OSX and Android

I've been using Password Safe for years, but there are two problems: It doesn't play nicely with Dropbox - I constantly get conflicts as it keeps the password file open on both ends. I now use a ...
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What are my best options to recover data from a faulty SD micro card (used in an Android cell phone)?

My wife is having troubles while syncronizing the data from the SD micro card of her LG android phone to her portable pc. It keeps remaining stuck forever at a given photo (#21). I tried to access it ...
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Android emulator performance on linux

I installed the android SDK and eclipse plugin on my laptop, but I was surprised to find out that the emulator eats up 100% of one of my cpu cores. I have exactly the same setup on a desktop machine ...
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Is Bluetooth tethering slower than WiFi?

I'm tethering a Galaxy Nexus (running Android 4.0) with my Macbook Pro (2009 model, running Mac OS X 10.7). What's the difference between Bluetooth and WiFi tethering in terms of: latency bandwidth ...
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Where to find XP driver for “NATPC M7” android tablet

I have just purchased a NATPC M7 8GB 7" Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Tablet PC. If I look under "Model number" within Settings-phone status I see it says "MID_Serials". I have no idea how to ...
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Connect Android to PC with TightVNC and AndroidVNC

I want to connect my Galaxy S2 to my PC using AndroidVNC (for the Android) and TightVNC (for the PC), or any other combination of software to VNC. So far I have managed to port forward ports 5500, ...
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How can I run an iOS or Android app on my PC?

I've got a SWTOR account, and I'm interested in adding a security key to my account. Not because I'm particularly worried about my account being compromised, but because it allows access to a ...
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adb.exe not working in Windows 7 SP1

I need help in getting adb.exe to work. OS is Windows 7 SP1, with Comodo internet security suite. On executing adb start-server, I see adb.exe in my process list. And I did netstat before ...
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Motorola Photon - Easy Tether - Linux connecting them all

I recently got Ubuntu on my computer (more specifically Xubuntu and Kubuntu) and have been loving it except that it will not recognize my phone meaning when I plug it in, nothing happens. There are ...
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MP4 video from Android phone can't be played in Windows

I took a video on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android), it's about 3GB and it can be played on the phone. But after transferring it to the PC is does not play when opened with VLC, QuickTime, Windows Media ...
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Connecting to Apache2 through mobile inteface?

I have a webserver built at home, using Ubuntu Server, that is using Apache2 to host my website. At this moment, I am only interested in hosting the website on the inside of my network. The server is ...
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Android-x86 on virtual box

I installed Android-x86 on Virtual Box, but when I try to enable wifi, I'm getting error. "unable to scan networks" Do you have any solution for this issue? I have intel(R) wireless wifi link ...
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Sharing PPPoE internet from desktop to laptop and android

I have a desktop (Win 7 Ultimate) with 2 LAN cards and my internet connection through cable is by PPPoE connection. I connect to the internet via dial-up in desktop. I do not have a wireless router ...
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Samsung “Kies via Wifi” doesn't work, stuck on “Loading…”

When I connect my Galaxy S2 to my laptop using "Kies via Wifi" it doesn't work. On my phone it tells me it is connected, and on the laptop I can see the device "GT-I9100" under connected devices, but ...
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How to install Android OS and Android Apps on PC? [closed]

How to install Android OS and Android Apps on PC ? If possible , android 4.0.3 .
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Is it possible to transfer purchased iTunes songs to a Google Android phone?

I live in Canada and I've accumulated a wealth of purchased music from the iTunes store. I have an iPhone and I'm considering of moving to an Android mobile device. My question is, can I easily ...
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Manually install Google USB drivers

My SDK and AVD manager is unable to access the Google USB drivers. I believe this is a firewall issue and a proxy could work, however, I would like to avoid this route if possible. Is there a way I ...
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Workaround blocked email forwarding to external addresses rule

Our Domino server at work is set to block rules that forward emails to external accounts. This is a Good Thing. However, Traveler on my Android doesn't have a way to duplicate the "Level 1" type ...
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How to connect Android devices to HyperTerminal?

I would like to know how to connect Android devices to HyperTerminal? I am not able to find the port on which my Android mobile connects and which connection mode to use. On my HTC Wildfire S I have ...
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I can't find adb_usb.ini

I want to edit it so that it suits my Kindle Fire 6.2 firmware to be able to install apks from outside the market.... Why can't I find adb_usb.ini I have installed Android SDK
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Blocking app from Android by router?

I am wondering if its possible to block an app by the router? By blocking the website of the app? I blocked the Android from connected to router with the Wifi, but some-how they got it to work again. ...
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Why is this iptables rule that does port forwarding not working?

I have a server bound to localhost:7060. It is using ipv6 socket instead of ipv4. Below is netstat outout. # netstat -an Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State tcp ...
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Imap server woes with Android Gingerbread email and Thunderbird

I run my own mail server and use UW's imapd/popd daemons to provide service. This week I just upgraded my OG Droid to a new Droid 3, running Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread). The email client is much ...
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Running Android emulator inside a Virtualbox Vm

I'm trying to setup a VM with a complete android development stack (SDK, Platforms, Eclipse etc) for a Hackathon. I'm having real trouble getting the emulator to start in the VM. I realize that the ...
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How to set terminal size in Android adb shell?

When I connect to Android using "adb shell" and run certain commands such as "vim" or "mc", they are restricted to a "window" of 25x80 characters. Since I'm connecting from a desktop computer where ...
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Shared memory in chroot environment

I'm playing with Ubuntu 11.10 launched in a chroot environment under Android 3.2.1. Most of the software works fine except PostgreSQL. When installed or initdb launched it's saying: FATAL: could ...
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Ubuntu as wireless router

I have moved to a country where Internet is very restricted and where I live I'm only allowed to have one computer online, and data for my smartphone is extremely expensive. I would however like to ...
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How do I bind /dev/ttys2 to a port on android emulator?

I am trying to bind /dev/ttys2 to a port on the Android Emulator but I dont know how to. Help is appreciated. I am creating a java application that will connect to a port on the emulator and write ...
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Installing Android on VMware Workstation?

As you know , we can install different operating systems into Virtual Machines running under VMware Workstation. Is it possible to install Android(4) on VMware-Workstation 8?
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How to extract SQLite file from Android SD card

My Galaxy S was having an error on the notification bar "SD Card blank or has unsupported file system" then I was required to format my SD card... however I couldn't format it using the phone and my ...
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Can I use two network connections at the same time in Windows XP?

I'm using my work computer with access to all my work stuff (database, apps, mail...) and I have limited Internet connection, with some blocked sites. Fortunately, I have my Android device which I ...
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'No such file or directory' error in bash, but the file exists?

On Ubuntu, I get a 'No such file or directory' error when I try to execute a command. I have checked with ls -la , the file adb is there and it has 'x' flag So why I am getting a 'No such file or ...
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How can I download android source code with TortoiseGit

How can I download android source code with TortoiseGit? Here it is explained using Repo but I use TortoiseGit. EDIT1 @heavyd, If I do that I get this error(and my local folder is deleted!). I also ...
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Can software operation damage an SD card?

My SD card has a broken boot sector and the tools I've tried say that it's not repairable (I've tried TestDisk, DriveRestore Pro and Easeus Partition Recovery). The card was in my Android phone and ...
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Windows Firewall and Android's internet passthrough connection

So long as I have the Windows Firewall turned off, internet passthrough works perfectly. Running without a firewall is not feasible for me so I'm trying to find out which app or port the passthrough ...
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Epic Android phone not seen by my computer when I plug it in

Usually, when I plug my phone into a computer the phone sees the computer and puts up a prompt for Mass Storage mode, Tether, or charging. I know the phone is ok because I have seen this using my ...
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Weird connectivity problem with home Wi-Fi, affecting only two devices but differently - how to debug?

I'm having some weird connection problems with my home Wi-Fi network (ZyXEL adsl P-660HW-D1). I have a few devices connected to it, both by Ethernet wire and Wi-Fi, and only two of the devices have ...
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Running Market Android apps on the simulator

(Related to, but not the same as this). I used to be an Android user but switched to an iPhone. There are a few apps that I would like to continue to use, but the idea of carrying around a second ...
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MAC Filtering off…still blocked

I had MAC filtering on for my router so that only my devices could connect. I have a Nexus One which used to always connect, but after turning off the MAC filtering, it stopped connecting. It ...
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Can I sync an Android phone with Lotus Notes Contacts and Calendar?

In my office, they currently use Windows Mobile phones, mostly for legacy reasons. Contacts and calendar are synced from Lotus Notes like this: Lotus Server → Lotus Notes → Lotus ...
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Use an Asus Transformer Tablet with Cisco VPN Connections [closed]

Our company has recently bought an Asus Transformer Tablet, running Android 3 (Honeycomb). I have been tinkering around with it for a while now and have so far failed badly to get this tablet to ...
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Auto-Connect to Bluetooth Modem (Android Phone Data Connection)

I can easily get my Win7 to connect to my phone's internet connection via Bluetooth. It's a simple right click -> connect to -> dial up modem. Thing is, I want to be able to do this automatically ...