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unable to make android stick do 1920x1080

I bought two 3188 quad core android sticks to play with. Each is hooked up to a big screen TV. Each TV also has a PC on a different HDMI port. I want to use the android sticks to replace the PCs. If ...
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Nexus 5 Change Resolution/DPI

Is it possible to change the resolution or DPI of the Nexus 5? I've read somewhere that you can do this with a Nexus tablet. I will be needing an Android device for development and I am considering ...
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Black screen issue

About a month ago I bought a new Galaxy S5. Three days ago, my screen started going black and I had to take the battery out to turn the phone off. When I turned it on again, it entered a massive ...
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What happens when displaying through Miracast using low resolution device and high resolution external display?

I am considering purchase of an Android tablet with 1024 x 600 screen resolution and Android 4.4 KitKat. I believe it will support Miracast to cast its display to a Miracast receiver. The Miracast ...
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Does the screen resolution matter for video players?

Following on from my question over at video.ex, do media/video players downscale a video if the resolution is bigger than the screen resolution? I'm wondering if it really matters if a phone/tablet ...
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Changing Screen Resolution VM ware using 4.4

To play around I installed Android in VM Ware Player using this image: http://www.android-x86.org/releases/releasenote-4-4-r1 Since I have two Screens of which one is a 5:4 in portrait mode, that's ...
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downgrade resolution of nexus 5 to improve battery

I was just wondering if i can downgrade the screen resolution of nexus 5 to 720p instead of 1080p can it improve the battery life ? is it possible to achieve this ? If yes than how ?
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Android HDMI-DVI Video Issues

I'm having some issues getting a video signal from my Droibox Ace. Just doing straight HDMI-to-HDMI at 1080p to my LG TV seems to work fine, but I have a Dell WFP2407 Monitor connected to the Droibox ...
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Android device with 240x320 resolution and soft buttons

We are designing an application, its bottom part currently gets cut by bottom bar with Android Navigation Buttons (back, home, recent) which are called "soft buttons" (because they are on screen). I ...
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Screen resolution on Nexus 4 and Nexus 7

If I understand this answer correctly, then the Nexus 7 (7" screen at 1280x800) should show more of a given webpage (or of anything else) than the Nexus 4 (4.7" screen at 1280x768). This means that a ...
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What do apps designed for small screens look like on tablets?

Do they get scaled or do they just occupy part of the screen? I mean apps that were designed for 4-5" phones running on 8-10" tablets. UPDATE: Let me give some details to better explain my question. ...
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A way to get the current resolution size and DPI from the command line/terminal/adb?

I've got adb access to my android phone. So I know that I can override screen density and screen resolution with the am command provided with Android. That's great and dandy, I guess. But is there a ...
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Why does my device shows a resolution other than that advertised?

I bought two different cheap android tablets, in the process of buying a dozen for my company. I haven't had much experience with them before and there's one thing that's bugging me. I downloaded a ...
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I am having problem with resolution in Temple run 2 on my LG-Optimus L3 E400

I am having problem with resolution in Temple Run 2 on my LG-Optimus L3 E400. The game runs smoothly but the resolution is so big that I cannot even see the character running. Please help!
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How to set high resolution on external monitor?

I have Samsung Galaxy S3. I connect my phone to 29 inch monitor using HML + HDMI wires. Also I connect it to Apple bluetooth keyboard and magic mouse. I get a very nice experience of Desktop. However ...
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How to change screen resolution on android rooted device?

I run android-x86 as VMware image, and I dedicated the whole second display for it. Display's resolution is 1024x768, but resolution in android is lower, it seems something about 800x480. Is there a ...
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Forcing applications (games) to run at a low resolution

I own a Galaxy Nexus and the performance of a few "HD" games is horrible. Even with a bus overclocked kernel from here: http://www.derkernel.com/jb-tuna.php Is there any way to maybe force apps to ...
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Nexus 7 capacitive buttons and display

So both the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 have dynamic capacitive buttons instead of actual physical buttons. I was actually under the impression that this black bar was a separate capacitive display from ...
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Disable screen compatibility mode as a user

My phone (HTC Sensation) has recently been updated updated to Android 4. An app that I already had installed now expands to fill the whole screen but looks very pixelated. Is it possible to disable ...
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How can I get the Android to use wallpapers sized to my screen resolution?

When I only have one "desktop" on my Android phone and I select one of my photos for the wallpaper, it asks me to crop the image. The cropping tool only allows an aspect ratio that has nothing to do ...
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What is Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 usable screen resolution?

The screen is 1280 x 800 pixels but the system bar uses up some of the vertical height. So what is the screen resolution minus the black system bar at the bottom? This is needed to configure an RDP ...
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How can I detect my phone's screen resolution?

Other than looking in the Chinese manufacturer's website, which can be somewhat "misleading" (12.1 MP camera? come on...)