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How can I see what exactly an application does?

I'm a bit surprised I couldn't find this answers myself. I am a major minimalist when it comes to computers (my desktop and laptop both run strip-down Linuces) and I wanted to get rid of some of the ...
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Service code to get Xperia model

I'd like to check the manufacturing date of an Xperia Ray. The easy way is by looking at the sticker under the battery, but I'm trying to convey this to a potential seller, and I would prefer ...
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Where do I find the minimum requirements for an app?

I was trying to install a new app from Google Play on my computer, but a message told me that the app wasn't compatible with my device. No more information was given. Can someone please tell me where ...
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Do the ROM files contain some information about themselves?

I have downloaded so many custom ROMs to try, but I did not organize them. One of the zip files is called "ODEXED.zip". Is there any way to determine what it's name is just by inspecting the files in ...
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How do I view apk information in Mac OS X?

On windows, I have Android Commander installed so whenever I double click on an APK file, the information about it (ie: package name, version, etc) is displayed. I'm looking for something similar for ...
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How To Disable htcCheckinService?

This process causes CPU spikes and sometimes incredibly slows down whole system. I need to know how to disable it. Tried with Quick System Info PRO but it won't allow me to end process or close it. ...
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How to display cell info display (CID) on screen?

Does Android OS have an option for showing Cell Info Display (Name of the cell Tower) on home screen ? (Without using external apps)
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Is it possible to view detailed GSM information on my Android phone?

I'm trying to find such an app, but I can't, which leads me to suspect that it's not possible, either because of software or hardware limitations. What I'd like to see is a list of cell towers that my ...
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How do I find out what wifi chipset my phone has?

I've got LG Optimus One phone (model LG-P500h). How do I find out what wifi chipset my phone has? Is there a general mechanism that will work for all phones?
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Free system information for Android such as Everest for Windows

There is any apk that shows the system and hardware information about my Adroid phone??? I mean an aplication such as Everest (or msinfo32) does for Windows.
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Is there an app that will list my phone's info in an easily copy/paste-able format?

There's a great Add-on for Firefox called InfoLister, all it does is provide a nicely formatted list of stuff and versions, for example here's what it lists for me: Last updated: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 ...
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How do I identify apps or settings that cause performance problems?

If I am having performance problems, what tools can I use to identify where my performance lags are coming from? I have used a System Panel Task Manager, Android System Info, System Manager Free and ...