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TCPView for Android

Someone know if exist a TCPView (windows application) similar app for Android? Googling I've found only the use of tcpdump but it's not easy and immediately readable. Thank for any suggest
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Completing HTTP POST request when wireless network connects [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I automatically log in to open WiFi that requires web login/password? My school requires that students using the wireless sign in using an HTTP POST prompt each time ...
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Do Android Default apps (phone, browser,…) support NFC?

Is there any default support on Android basic apps (phone, browser, contacts...) for NFC? Because if I want to develop for NFC, the user will need to install my NFC app. But for simple tasks that use ...
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why do I have to move my apps manually to the SD card to free up space?

If the internal memory is so precious why doesn't Android move the apps to the SD card automatically. I just don't get the logic of searching through the All Apps list one by one to get a couple of ...
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Examples of application, used Android Backup Services

Do you know any Android applications (with open source, if it's possible), which use Android Backup Service (http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/data/backup.html) I need examples, how Backup ...
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Bluetooth OBDII Android app

I am going to order this OBDII scan tool from DealExtreme: http://www.dealextreme.com/p/elm327-bluetooth-obd-ii-wireless-transceiver-dongle-16921 Just wondering if there are any apps out there that ...
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Install Android apps in Kindle fire with Jelly Bean 4.1

I upgrade my Kindle Fire with Android Jelly Bean 4.1 but i can't install some apps from Google Play site, it mentions that they are not compatible with the device, the only solution now would be ...
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Looking for an app for “boosting” dark photos [closed]

I've used an app called "color touch" for boosting dark images whilst maintaining the global contrast (similar to PhotoShop). Unfortunately this app doesn't work anymore since I flashed my Galaxy S2 ...
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When I back out of an app is it still using up my data?

When I am coming out of an app such as facebook, do I just back out of it and is it still using up my data?
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How to make point to point VOIP call between two Android devices? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make a point-to-point VoIP call over Wifi? I am searching for a way to make a point to point VOIP call between two Android devices without having any ...
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Closing applications [duplicate]

I guess this has to do with our habit on desktop computers where we open an application use it close the application AFAIK there's no direct way from within the application to close it. And by ...
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Why is there a blank white space under some Apps?

This seems to happen in any app that uses some kind of comment display thing. Here are some pictures. (sorry that they're not screenshots, I don't think it's possible without root) This also ...
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Enable notification badges on the Galaxy S III

Is there a way to enable notification badges on the Galaxy S III? For example, when I have 5 unread emails, the email app shows a red circle with a 5 in it. Can other apps that I install do this as ...
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Where are my Apps gone? Not shown under all apps, in my phone

I have a nuumber of Android apps installed. When I use them from desktop shortcuts of phone, they work normally but in "All apps" (having up arrow symbol) section, it only shows 4 apps: Latitude, ...
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Is it possible to do an advanced compare of two apps based on instalation history?

Is there any tool which classifies apps by their features. Something like Pandora (music genome) for apps (apps genome). For example I installed 'Chess Free' and after 3 months I installed 'Free ...
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App site with reliable ratings + comments?

While Android Enthusiasts is nice, it's still a very small site. I need to find some applications for Android smartphones, and was wondering where people went for ratings + reliable comments from ...
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If I install something from Google Play, can I be sure it can uninstall itself?

So recently bought an Android tablet, having first had an iPhone. So with Apple's strategy, apps seem quite restricted. They can really only do a couple of minor things outside of the app (like ...
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Where are the .apk files of currently installed apps stored on my Android device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where in the file system are applications installed? How can I view the .apk files of currenly installed apps on my android phone?
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Is there a sound picker app with file browser and audio previews?

In android (at least in Xperia) when you want change a ring-tone (SMS, call, ...) it show you a list of all available audio files in your mobile and SD memories. Choosing a ring from a list of ...
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Do all apps have a demo/trial version? [closed]

Someone suggested a pay-for app in another question and when I looked it up, it seemed it didn't have any trial version that has the feature for which I'd pay. Now, I will not pay for something I ...
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Tap off raw RF data from antenna

I was wondering if it is possible to pull out the raw RF data from the antenna for use in an application. I have a device that operates as a separate entity with an an antenna feed, but I am ...
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Is there a way to evaluate Android apps in a browser (like Pieceable for Android)?

I have seen Pieceable which is a Website where you can upload iOS apps and then try them out directly in the browser. Is something like this also available for Android? To upload an APK File, embed ...
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How can I track my days activities on Android (Similar to Track and Share on iPhone)?

There is a app called "Track and Share" available for iPhone. This app helps us track as to how we spend our day, doing what activities and doing what category of activities. I wonder how I could ...
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SatNav app with Audio Book app [closed]

I'm trying to find a satellite navigation app that works with an audiobook app such that I can listen to the audio book while navigating. When I get a navigation instruction I want the audio book to ...
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Emacs on Android

I would like to run emacs on my android phone. Has anyone done this? If so, how can I? I've looked, and I haven't been able to find either an executable or instructions to compile emacs for android. ...
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ad on statusbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out which app is putting ads in my notification bar? Sometimes I get ads on statusbar. These ads came from some free apps. I have lots of installed apps ...
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answering machine app on Galaxy Note

I want to install an answering machine app on Galaxy Note, didn't find anything interesting in Google. What do you recommend? Or is there such a feature on the phone itself, in settings or somewhere? ...
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Personalized Mass Text tool (app)?

I want to: Send massive personlized text messages. Example of what I want to do: Send the same template to George & Juan Hey Juan, how are you doing? Hey George, how are you doing? without ...
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How do I download app's APK file from Market to my desktop computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an APK file from the Play Store? Is there any working tool I could use to download app's APK file from Market to my desktop computer? I know there ...
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How to preserve BTEP data when switching from Amazon App Store to Play Store?

I want to replace as many as possible of the apps that I got though the Amazon Appstore app (AAa) with apps from, say, Google's Play Store.1 Of these "Amazon-purveyed apps" the most important one (by ...
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Application manager for Android

Is there an application manager that would easily kill/close an application from memory install applications unstall applications Platform: HTC Desire and Android 2.1.
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Development App with Syntax Highlighting & Auto-completion? [closed]

I have been trying many applications for development, and am trying to find a good one with Auto-completion and Syntax highlighting. I know many offer Syntax Highlighting, but I am unable to really ...
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All communication apps show “Unfortunately, X has stopped.”?

My phone is having a weird problem, whenever I get communication from anywhere (e.g. e-mail and sms), I get greeted with "Unfortunately, X has stopped." with X representing the application that ...
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Apps I never installed appear in web store under “Other apps in my library”

TL;DR version--do you have apps in your Google Play "Other apps in my library" that you know you've never installed? In my Google Play account, under the section labeled "Other apps in my library", ...
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Package file is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Package Install via Market sometimes fails and gives seemingly random error message Whenever I try and download an app from the Google Play Store, or update an existing ...
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Are there alternative ways of downloading free applications from Android Market?

I can't download applications from the Android Market very well. The most common problem is that it sends an HTTP request and the remote server replies, but no data follows: the TCP connection just ...
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How does Android determine which apps are “social networking” apps for data usage purposes? [closed]

My phone carrier (Bell Canada) says that in addition to my maximum data limit, I have "unlimited social network" usage. I'm wondering which apps count as social networking apps? As an Android ...
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How can I manage Intent association with Apps?

When the system emits an Intent for which you have multiple apps that can handle the intent, a dialog opens to tell you which application you want to use with that intent. Is there a way to see what ...
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How can I tell if an app can be a “link” target?

I have a couple of Bible apps on my phone. Sometimes, other apps link to a Bible verse, but they usually either embed a Bible viewer in the app or only work with a particular app. I would like to be ...
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Application connection errors after phone reset

My phone was reset, now Wordfeud gives constant connections errors. Do I have to reset something for Wordfeud to work?
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Install Android APK as Mac OS X app

Is there a tool to package a particular emulator/SD configuration + APK as a Mac OS X application so that it can be distributed and run with a simple double-click? Something like Fluid for web apps... ...
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How to know if an app is ICS compatible?

I am thinking to upgrade my phone with Android 2.3.7 (Gingerbread) to 4.0.3 (Icre Cream Sandwich), but I would like to know first, if the applications I normally use are available and working on ICS. ...
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Self tracking for Android?

I would like to do self-tracking on Android (ICS). Specifically: enter physical tension spots (forehead, hand, back, etc..) every hour or so, and then see plotted graphs and statistical insights on ...
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Any way to listen again to BBC radio?

I would love to listen again to BBC radio in the UK. There was an app called beebplayer for watching BBC TV as catch up, and for live radio, but not for radio listen again, although it has now been ...
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iplayer app for BBC radio programs on 2.3.5? [closed]

Are there any iplayer-like apps to listen to recorded BBC radio programs on 2.3.5?
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Just wondering if there's an app in android that can read the actual height and width of an image captured from camera [closed]

Is there an app that can identify height and width of the image or object captured by a camera of my phone. Example is: It can identify the height and width of the dog or building or the person.
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Play Store is missing apps after restored from backup (EVO 4G)

I've seen some similar issues, but nothing quite the same as what I am having. Hopefully that means it is easy to fix. So, I recently backed up all my apps to my sd card using MyBackup and then ...
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Can't download some apps from Google market after phone software update

My phone is Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. I just updated my phone's software to the latest Android version (2.3.3), however, I've found that I can't download some applications. It would start the ...
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What Google Talk compatible iOS apps can I recommend to my friends? [closed]

What good Google Talk (or in general: XMPP) apps can I recommend to my non-Android friends (especially iPhone users)? I'm fed up using many different apps to chat with some of my contacts. I just ...
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How to make run only a single application with all other application stopped?

I basically want how to stop all other applicationa when my specific apllication is running. It's like in a BITSAT exam, when we log on for the quiz we cannot access internet and we can't access any ...