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1answer
279 views

What is the dominant factor for evaluating performance for TTS & ASR?

We know that CPU speed ("MFLOPS") alone is not the only factor that determines the performance of an Android device. Other factors include the I/O subsystem, memory speed and, of course, the software ...
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Can I re-install a purchased app from Google's Play Store?

I've successfully purchased an app from the Market via my Android phone. It's currently too large for my internal memory (still running 2.1), so can I uninstall it and then re-install it at a later ...
2
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1answer
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Why doesn't my screen lock work (HTC Wildfire)?

I have a HTC Wildfire with android 2.2 (I can't remember if this problem started right before or right after upgrading to 2.2, but the upgrade was done recently and so was the first time I got this ...
0
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1answer
570 views

Has HTC Sync 3 dropped support for Windows 7 Contacts?

I've got an HTC Desire and since I got it, I've been synchronising the contacts on my phone with the "Contacts" folder in Windows 7 using HTC Sync 2.something I noticed HTC Sync 3 was available, so I ...
7
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How do I upgrade to a new version of Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS on my device? So, I got an ePad AKA zenithink zt 180 (I know, I know it's cheap and I should have got a better piece of hardware, but i was too ...
1
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1answer
265 views

Apps that start on their own [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: apps automatically starting? Hello! I am using Android 2.2. I've downloaded and installed an application called Advanced Task Manager from ReChild. It always shows lots ...
8
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686 views

AVG by DroidSecurity - legit? Useful?

Re-post from StackOverflow, when suggested this was a more appropriate forum. I originally posted this on Whirlpool as well - I am very interested to see what new input I can get from this community. ...
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2answers
415 views

open messages to a contact at bottom of list

When I open my messages list with a contact (I presume this is the same across all androids, and not my htc legend) it has the message history with that contact...if you have just received a message ...
4
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2answers
219 views

Is it possible to start an FTP session via bash?

Is it possible to start a session with an Android Samsung Galaxy smartphone through a bash shell to access files remotely?
2
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2answers
417 views

Sharing contacts on HTC Desire HD

I have a stock Desire HD using HTC Sense and am having trouble sharing contacts. When I choose mail as a method to send contacts it doesn't offer me the choice to use my Gmail account? Anyone have ...
0
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0answers
571 views

HTC Desire Z Home Screen has Stopped Rotating, wat do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My sense home screen has stopped auto rotating, how do I fix it? I have the same problem as a few other people who have posted questions: I got the HTC Desire Z about 2 ...
4
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2answers
156 views

Are all Android phones good for accessibility?

Can you recommend Android phones that are better for a visually impaired person?
2
votes
2answers
12k views

How to delete the history and cache in Opera Mobile (10.1) via shell?

I run Opera Mobile 10.1 on Android. My device is rooted. How can I clear the history and cache of the browser via shell? As su, removing ...
10
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4answers
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Can I sync my Kindle books with my Android phone?

I have just bought a Kindle and the cool thing about it is you have an email address @kindle.com where you can send your books and it automatically converts it to a .azw and syncs it with your Kindle. ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I enable haptic feedback on my keypad?

How can I enable haptic feedback on my keypad? By keypad I mean the dial pad thing where you input numbers. I can find an option to turn sound on or off for it but not haptic feedback. I have the ...
16
votes
3answers
144k views

How can I prevent my device from automatically converting SMS to MMS?

The Galaxy S I9000 messaging app automatically converts long SMS messages to MMS. How can I disable this?
5
votes
3answers
5k views

Can I import contacts from vcf and NOT sync to Google?

I bought the Nexus S with Android 2.3 and am in the process of migrating my contacts from the Apple Address book. I was able to create and import a vcf file containing all the contacts into Android. ...
5
votes
1answer
961 views

News and weather app/widget crashes on startup

Over the past couple of days, the news and weather app won't start for me. I get an error message and I'm asked to force close or report the issue whenever I try to add the widget to a home screen or ...
13
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5answers
16k views

“Cannot download, not enough space” when “Phone Storage” clearly lists enough space

I just installed Android 2.1 on my Pandigital Novel. Anytime I try to download an app (via WiFi), I get this error: Unable to download. Not enough space on phone. However, the phone lists the free ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Show dial/call duration

In Android 2.1 there was the possibility to drag the notifications bar during dialing a number and to be able to see when the phone started ringing (it was starting counting when connecting, then ...
11
votes
1answer
341 views

Why do some devices ship without the Market installed?

Someone explain to me why some tablet manufacturers use software hubs other than Market. I bought a Coby Kyros ($160 @ KMart, Puerto Rico) and it brings AppsLib instead, and I immediately noticed that ...
7
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3answers
16k views

How to share internet among 2 android devices?

I have in my possession a G1 and a new Android tablet (the Kmart one, the Gentouch). The Gentouch uses wifi to access the internet; the G1 uses a T-Mobile cellular connection. Ideally, I'd like to ...
2
votes
1answer
167 views

What are important things to look for when choosing firmware?

I just got a Pandigital eReader and I'm browsing the firmware options(official and hacks). What are important things to look for when choosing firmware? Is there anything important to look for?
6
votes
2answers
4k views

How to set in-call volume

How can you set the in-call volume to be higher for Android 2.2, please? In the Settings options there's only these options: Incoming Call Volume (which I presume is the ringer volume) Media Volume ...
1
vote
1answer
655 views

How to reject call on HTC desire Z?

Is it possible to reject call somehow when screen is locked as the same moment I unlock the screen, I acctualy accept the call?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Browse or mount SD card over WiFi on Linux?

Is there a way to browse the contents of my SD card from my Linux (Ubuntu 10.04) machine over WiFi? I used to connect with a mini-usb cable, or send files through gmail. Surely there must be a way to ...
1
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1answer
3k views

How to disable screen lock on my HTC desire Z?

I would like to disable screen lock completely, as anyway there is need to press power button every time + unlock the screen which is anyoing
6
votes
3answers
12k views

How to set alarm for all calendar events synced from Google account android

I used to use my events in Google Calendar for reminding me of my events through SMS alerts earlier (when I had a simple mobile). Now I've got those synced up in my Android 2.1 (Samsung Galaxy 3 ...
1
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4answers
924 views

Inquiry about Galaxy Tab

Can I install any of the software that we can install in an desktop PC? Can I use Adobe Photoshop 3, Adobe Photoshop 5? Can printers be connected through USB to this? Does it support any external USB ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Avoid mobile version of YouTube

For some reason, either Vodafone UK or YouTube think they are smarter than my own desires and are constantly redirecting my phone to use the mobile version of YouTube. This would be fine, except ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Android 2.2 - How to see applications that run at start-up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent applications from running on startup? Hello! Is it possible to see which applications are set to run at startup? For example, the idiots at Yahoo made ...
2
votes
1answer
175 views

Is there a way to format numbers' font in Nexus One/Nexus S?

I love to see numbers in Georgia font and would love to see them auto-formatted into that font! If you know such tips, please share! Update I want just numbers to be formatted while other texts ...
3
votes
1answer
528 views

Rooted Incredible WiFi Tethering Not Working

I've rooted my Droid Incredible and installed both the "Wireless Tether" and "Barnacle Wifi Tether" apps but I can't seem to get internet connectivity on any other devices. I can see the connection on ...
2
votes
1answer
11k views

How to set up a proxy on a Samsung Galaxy Tab?

Dear all, Is it possible to configure a proxy server for Https web browsing in samsung galaxy tab? What if I install an ubuntu on it? Thanks in advance,
18
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1answer
8k views

How do I root the Android emulator?

How do I root the Android emulator? I need root to install an .apk file on the emulator.
2
votes
0answers
323 views

How to put a Call contact using Skype shortcut widget on the home screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quick Dial Shortcut with skype Is it possible to make a desktop shortcut to dial a number with skype?
7
votes
1answer
157 views

How to remove occasional pop-up messages from the provider

My Milestone is producing pop-up messages every half an hour with "your credits are low please add more credits". It is really annoying. Is there any way to block them?
8
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I change the default phone number?

The phone is a Galaxy S 2.2. I set up the phone for my wife using my SIM card. Now she is using the phone with her own SIM card, but the phone still displays my phone number in the system settings ...
5
votes
2answers
24k views

Does the Samsung Galaxy S have an FM transmitter?

I seem to recall seeing a review of the Samsung Galaxy S that said it has an FM transmitter (so you can listen to music from it on your car radio, for instance). However, I didn't see it mentioned ...
3
votes
2answers
525 views

How do I get 3D maps to work

I have Andorid maps 5.0.0 running on a Nexus S but I can't seem to get 3D maps. I have tried London and New York. Not sure if I am doing something stupoid or what.
10
votes
3answers
24k views

Is possible to make symbolic links in the android filesystem? (and how?)

Is possible to make symbolic links in the android filesystem? (and how?) Thanks in advance :) . (My Android version is 2.1 , i'm using Motorola Defy)
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Why can't I connect my Samsung Galaxy 3 to my PC after installing the z4root app?

I have a problem connecting my Samsung i5800 Galaxy 3 to a PC. First, I could connect to the PC. I had installed the z4root app in order to root my phone and then after installing it, I could not ...
2
votes
1answer
239 views

Trying google mobile android on my pc

In order to try google mobile android on my pc (See this Website) I downloaded the file liveandroidv0.3.iso and used the 'Universal Netboot Installer' software to write the image on USB device. After ...
3
votes
1answer
456 views

Are there better alternatives to talk to exchange servers than native Mail app?

The native Mail app lacks (at least for Android 2.1) basic features like move a message to another folder. What alternative apps do you recommend?
5
votes
1answer
527 views

Why is my captivate able to run flash on android 2.1?

I just noticed that my Captivate can play some flash videos, animations, and to an extent, flash games using the stock android browser running android 2.1. It is incredibly slow and takes forever to ...
8
votes
3answers
31k views

How can I execute command in the terminal as root?

How can I get root permissions in a terminal?
4
votes
1answer
255 views

Root no longer root

I rooted my nexus one and successfully used a lot of root-only apps. But one day all these apps stopped working, saying I don't have root. Terminal emulator says "permission denied" for everything ...
6
votes
2answers
677 views

Error adding another Google account

Device: T-Mobile G2 (UK) / HTC Hero OS: 2.1 I have a primary gmail account, a second Gmail account, and a Google Apps account. I'd now like to add another Google Apps account. However, whenever I ...
9
votes
5answers
6k views

Why can't I Sync Picasa Web Albums?

Device: T-Mobile G2 (UK) / HTC Hero OS: 2.1 I would like to Sync Picasa Web Albums, like on this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIfjt3pye5c. However, the option is not present - only contacts, ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Questions about Samsung Galaxy Tab

I'm going to buy a Galaxy Tab and I'm hoping to find the answers here: Can I plug in a USB flash memory or an external hard-disk to Galaxy Tab via any USB Converter? Does Android 2.2 support VPN ...

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