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How can I send articles to Firefox for Android's reading list from the desktop?

I use Firefox on my desktop and Firefox for Android on my tablet, with Firefox Sync keeping them connected. I'd like to use the Reading List feature of FF for Android, but often I find the articles I ...
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Why is my router sometimes not found by my Android phone?

(I don't know exactly if I'm in the right place here, but then please migrate this question to another StackExchange site and delete this comment.) I have a Samsung GT-S5830 (Galaxy Ace) with Android ...
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Android - adb shell input text

Android - I want to pass a large string using adb shell command. Is there a restriction on the length of the input string ? $ adb shell input text
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Intel HAXM: This computer does not support Execute Disable Bit

I am trying to install Intel HAXM on my machine and receive a message along the lines of: Cannot install This computer does not support Execute Disable Bit XD Looking up my processor on the ...
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Running OpenGL App on Android x86 and VirtualBox?

I have successfully installed Android x86 4.0 on VirtualBox, and I am trying to get an OpenGL app to work. I have enabled "3D Acceleration" in VirtualBox settings, but when I open the app it instantly ...
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How to use Olivetti Olicard 155 USB broad band modem directly on Android tablets?

Well, I have a Olivetti Olicard 155 modem (USB modem) to use broad band connection through a computer USB connection and a dialer software. I normally use it on computers with Windows operation ...
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How do I use my phone for SMS (while connected via bluetooth)

I connected my Nexus 5 to my Windows 8 computer via bluetooth, with the hopes that I could do 2 things. Use my computer to send SMS messages Use me computer as a headset (with my microphone and ...
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Locking Android Tablets - How fool proof is it?

I am the IT manager for a large retailer. We are thinking of purchasing hundreds of Android tablets for our workforce instead of low end laptops, what we used to buy traditionally. The primary use for ...
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How to monitor/access my pc using my android phone?

Sometimes I leave my PC for hours, rendering and I need to know how to monitor it, maybe access it from my phone to send an email or something, is that possible?
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Debugging secure websocket traffic on android

Anyone have any good recommendations for debugging/intercepting the secure websocket traffic directed at any given port from an app running on my android? Trying to do some testing and other apps like ...
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Apache Cordova throws syntax error when adding platform

I've been trying to get started with Ionic Framework, and one of the steps is installing Cordova. sudo npm install -g cordova Which works fine. Then I have to add both the iOS and Android ...
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Can't mount xperia device on Windows 8

I am using windows 8 Pro and running cyanogenmod 11 on an Xperia U. I wanted to mount it on to my laptop so that I can browse through the files. So I connected my phone in MTP mode and enabled USB ...
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Removing IMAP Folders

In my gmail account I have hidden the [IMAP]/Archive, [IMAP]/Drafts labels using the web interface. I've also removed any labels to these folders from any emails I have. The problem is that I still ...
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Motor disability – In Android Home or “All Apps”, tapping on right edge = swipe to the left – Tap bottom in Chrome = swipe up/page down?

Microsoft has the Sticky Keys accessibility option so that you don’t have to hold down a modifier. Too much holding down, like in mouse dragging, and swiping on a touchscreen can be bothersome for ...
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Permission denied on Debian (under Android)

I have a Motorola Atrix (MB860) device working perfectly with Debian Linux image from Linuxonadroid. I have a emmc storage on Atrix that I'd like to share with Debian. This is how it looks like the ...
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Block Connection to Specific BSSID's

I am setting up my friend's network for his kids. I have Tomato firmware running on their Linksys with OpenDNS filtering as well as timed Access Restrictions (ie, no more internet access after ...
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App to receive notifications triggered by URL request

I would like to have an app for iPhone and Android (it doesn't need to be the same one) that simply displays a notification when externally triggered. More to the point, I would like a PC application ...
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Synchronization stopped working: Microsoft Exchange contacts with Nexus 4

I have in my office Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. My Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.2) is configured to sync contacts (only) with it. It used to work and then stopped (although no ...
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Cannot ping from Android Device to Windows 8 PC

I have Wifi network with 2 Android devices and 1 Windows 8 PC. I am able to connect to internet on all 3 devices. I can ping android devices from win8 pc. But I cannot ping win8 pc from android ...
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How to use Internet from Windows PC to Android tablet? [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7 PC and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 p3100 tablet. I use internet mostly on my PC. But i also want to use on my tablet, but i don't know how.. "I don't want to use any router or ...
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Two Linux PCs sharing One Tethered Connection

I've got two ubuntu PCs and one Android tablet. Android tablet tethers via usb with PC1. I'd like to connect the PC2 with PC1 so PC2 also becomes able to access the internet. Moreover it should also ...
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How to access web server from multiple devices by name instead of IP?

I have a php site running on a local XAMPP web server. I would like to be able to access the site from multiple devices (other desktops, laptops, iPad and Android tablets) running on the same LAN by ...
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Connecting an Android device through ADB in Arch Linux 64-bit

I'm trying to connect Nexus 5 through ADB in my Arch Linux but it's refusing to connect. I've istalled the SDK but I think I need to set udev rules and install some 32-bit packages. I've successfully ...
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OSX 10.8 - Weird sound when running Android Emulator

Recently, when I start running the Android Emulator (4.3) on my Macbook Retina 10.8, I get a small sound inside my machine ("clang" or something) like something get stuck. Belong to that, OSX also ...
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Whether Internet speed be same in tablet computer as in mobile phone? [closed]

I'm about to purchase tablet computer for my Internet needs. The reason I felt need for tablet is: I had been doing Internet in laptop. Recently I started doing Internet in my cell phone Nokia N73. ...
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30% CPU usage when charger unplugged. When plugged in, cpu usage drops to 2%

I have checked by external debugger and it seems that batteryservice:update start runs 10 times per second. Other battery processes are running very often too, only with charger unplugged. It's brand ...
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Android Bluetooth tethering, speed capped to 700 kbps?

I'm trying to use my Android HTC One for Bluetooth tethering (via Bluetooth PAN), so I can access internet on my Windows tablet (Dell Venue 8 Pro). It works but I can't get any speed higher than 0.7 ...
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Inspecting websocket traffic with proxy

I'm using Charles Proxy to inspect traffic from my Android apps. I have the phone configured to proxy all traffic through Charles, which is installed on my PC. Everything has worked thus far ...
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How to change DDMS icon on OSX

I would like to change DDMS icon(Android Debug Monitor) on OSX Mavericks. It's appeared on Dock like below when to run it from Android Studio. And, It's not unremarkable because it's almost composed ...
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SSH in to an Android phone with out using the screen

I recently bought a Android phone at a yard sell and it has some respectable Specs but the screen is broken and i cant find a replacement for it... I want to ssh in to it so i can use its CPU for a ...
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Workaround for USB RemoteFX specific to Android Development

I am in the following situation as of this moment: I have a fast PC (Windows 8.1 Pro) at home, that is online when needed. I have a slow laptop (Windows 7 SP-newest Enterprise) for university, that ...
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How can I mark locations in a live log file?

I'm trying to diagnose a problem on my Android phone using logcat on my Mac. I've been piping the live system logs out to a file, then doing the six steps on my phone to reproduce the issue, then ...
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adhoc networking in decentralized way

I am trying to create a adhoc network in which I am going to use one or more android devices to connect to laptop(s). Say laptop A, laptop B, Mobile C, Mobile D. I rooted one of my android device and ...
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My Android 2.3 Phone is Hanging At Startup [closed]

Here is the call stack, how do I stop connectivityservice from adb shell. How do I get root access, since my phone is not starting, but I can get into adb shell. V/ConnectivityService( 2392): ...
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Why is my Android phone showing a high number of active connections on my router?

On my Verizon web-based wireless router interface, one of my phones shows more than 100 active connections, but another phone as well as my laptop only show only 5-7 a piece at any given time. What ...
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Sending AT commands to radio module on Android

I am currently trying to send standardized AT commands to the radio unit of my rooted Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (I9105P). I am running a customized version of the Samsung stock ROM on the device. The ...
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Android 4.4: access smartphone as USB memory

When connecting my old Android 2.3-based smartphone with a PC, I get a notification to enable it as USB memory. When I try the same with my new Moto G (Android 4.4.2), I don't get such a notification. ...
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Can i install linux on Craig CLP281a Netbook?

As the title says, I'm wondering if I can install a form of Linux onto my Craig CLP281a tablet. Here are the specs: Tablet Specs. I also couldn't get the root firmware to install, so if anyone can ...
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How to install apk from usb Android x86

I installed in VirtualBox Android x86 4.0 for eeepc (android-x86-4.0-RC2-eeepc.iso). I need install apk from USB flash drive, how to do it?
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Connect to Google Play via eth0 android x86

I installed in VirtualBox Android x86 4.0 for eeepc (android-x86-4.0-RC2-eeepc.iso). After installation, android want connect to play, but I haven't configured network. I press "not now". After ...
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Blocking youtube Android app from router

I was wondering how can I block the Youtube Android app from the router it self? My router has a function to block a web address or an ip address. It's TP-Link model TL-WR940N. So does anyone know ...
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Android ADT/Eclipse compatible with Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 and have installed the android adt (sdk) with eclipse. I can create a new app, but when I try and run it, the emulator explodes. The emulator window pops up than has to exit. I ...
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Windows 7 and bluetooth cell phone: missing bluetooth drivers

I'm not sure that I'm in the right stack section but this one looks for me the most closest. I recently updated the software for my Android cell phone (LG Optimus L5 II, e455). After that my PC ...
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How to install Android sdk on windows 8

I want to start learning android programming to start my first app but as I see on their site the system requirements: Operating Systems Windows XP (32-bit), Vista (32- or 64-bit), or Windows 7 ...
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Error: “Cannot start Object Push Profile (OBEX OPP) service” when tried to transfer file from Android phone via bluetooth,Why?

In Windows 8.1 when I try to send file from Andoid device to PC via bluetooth it shows - Error: "Cannot start Object Push Profile (OBEX OPP) service" As far as I gusess,in Windows bluetooth stack ...
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Wifi Hotspot on Windows 8

I have a wifi router with MAC-address filter. My laptop is allowed but my android phone isn't. I want to share my laptop's wifi connection with my phone. I have tried several wifi tethering programs, ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop (Android) To Windows 8 Pro

I try to access my Windows 8 PC from my Android device using the official app Microsoft Remote Desktop, and it is not working. The error message is: Connection Error - Unable to connect to remote PC. ...
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Reorder spotify queue on android?

Is it possible to reorder the tracks in the queue, on the spotify android app? I know this is possible on desktop by drag and dropping the track within the queue, but can't seem to find the feature ...
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Unable to use a chromecast with a WRT160N router running DD-WRT

A few days ago I bought a Chromecast. I did the setup using my phone and it works great when using my phone, tablet or a wifi computer to cast stuff to it but I can't use it from my desktop PC which ...
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Add audio at specific time in video using ffmpeg

I want to add an M4A audio of 5s duration to an MP4 video file. I have already tried the -itsoffset command of ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i a.mp4 -itsoffset 00:00:10 -i b.m4a -map 0:0 -map 1:0 -preset ultrafast ...