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If you sign up to Google+ you can do this with the Google+ app now. There is an Instant Upload option in the app. This syncs any photos (and videos if you set the option) to an Instant Upload album in Picasa.


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I've used PicPush for this purpose - it worked well. Only issue I had was it occasionally pushing an already backed up picture a second time and some random future date. Not that critical of an issue, just wound up with a few duplicate photos in my Picasa account. It supports many common photo services too. $5, but if you download just the free portion of ...


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Chrome-to-Phone


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You can install the WiFi Keyboard app from Android Market. A good app, supports both USB and WiFi input. You need to follow information carefully, to get work around.


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It's Samsung software, built into the system in certain Samsung phones. Like the Dropbox app, it's a service to automatically upload photos you take on your phone; it connects to your "Samsung account" if you create one. It also integrates with Dropbox to sync photos to the device Gallery; if you have "Camera upload" turned on in Dropbox as well, this ...


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Update: I've gotten Pixelpipe to work with the Stock Camera App. Now every single picture I take with my Droid's camera is automatically uploaded to Picasa & Dropbox through Pixelpip. You can set it up to upload to any number of services. Here's how to get it set up: Go into Pixelpipe Go to Settings Turn on "Enable auto upload for camera", and ...


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Here's a possible alternative solution. If you open the Dropbox app, then press your camera button and take a photo, the photo file is automatically added to your Dropbox folder and immediately synced to the cloud. I read about it here: http://lifehacker.com/5713518/send-android-photos-straight-to-dropbox


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You can check this e.g. in the Honeycomb User Guide. Basically, it sums up to the following: Android Settings, as WiFi networks incl. passwords, user dictionary, etc. Settings of many Google apps, as e.g. browser favorites Apps downloaded from the Playstore Additionally, app developers can use this API to have their apps data backup'd along -- but only ...


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You will not find this setting in Android's Gmail app, but on the Gmail mobile site (accessed via Browser) it's here:


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I do not believe this is the way Google Drive works. The app, if I am not mistaken, allows you to view (and edit some Google documents) but maintains them in the cloud. While it does allow you to download them, it saves them to your Download folder for local use only. You can choose photos you've taken from your gallery and upload them to Google Drive, but ...


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Google Dashboard is a service for accessing a simple view of the data associated with a Google account. With Dashboard you can also get a list of your Android apps that store data in the Google cloud, the dates of their latest backups, the amount of storage they use, and some additional data such as the date you first registered the device. To access this ...


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You can use AirDroid. It has a clipboard feature and works over Wi-Fi.


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Try SugarSync. It's a cloud backup service similar to Dropbox. They have a free 5 GB account as well as cheaper monthly plans than DB. Their Android app can be sycned to auto-upload all photos or sync folders on your SD. I've tried it an it works. I haven't fully tested it but one complaint that I have read is that it doesn't respect deletes on your ...


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Try ClipSync It's an app I have written that will update the clipboard on your PC once it has detected a change in the android clipboard over WiFi. (And vice versa.) So you can do: ctr+c (win) -> long press - paste (android). long press - copy (android) -> ctrl+v (win).


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Google DocsDrive allows collaborative editing between phone app and webapp. Updates typically propogate from one to the other within a few seconds, and just appear in the document on the updated device, with markup to show that it came from someone else. I use it for brainstorming sessions with my colleagues on the go, I like it better than SMS/Email ...


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There's an add-on for Dolphin Browser HD which can sync with Google Bookmarks: Bookmarks to SD. GoMarks for Google Bookmarks is also in Play Store. Do try Xmarks too if you need cloud bookmark sync (not limited to Delicious, Gmarks). It has an Android app as well as Dolphin add-on too. But, its not free on Android.


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Turning off 3g and reactivate it later would consume less power, as all the data can be fetched once the 3g radio is in the high power state When it is left idle, even for the most trivial data transfers, like checking the weather, the same cycle has to be repeated. Because of the long tail time that holds the device in a power mode, transmitting data as ...


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I don't know about "auto-share", but Picasa is definitely one of my options on the "Share" menu from the Gallery. Additionally, my Picasa albums have been downloaded to my phone. Picasa Web Albums is one of the options to sync under Settings | Accounts & sync | <current Google account>.


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Relatively new app I've just heard about: Dropin Uploads photos & videos automatically to your Dropbox whenever you're online. Wanna download photos and videos from your phone? Forget the USB cable! Use Dropin! Dropin uploads photos and videos automatically to your Dropbox whenever you're online. Sign-in with your Dropbox ...


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Check out my GrabText Chrome APP GrabText V 0.1 is a Free Chrome App to Grab the Text to your phone. Scan the QR Code and Grab the Text. An easy way to copy any text in webpages to your smartphone.


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I wrote bash script that will do that (for linux). It will require internet too. All you need to do is create a launcher for the script and put it on the panel. Highlight the text you want to transfer and click on the launcher. A barcode will appear on the screen and you can scan that. Link to script


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You can do this via DropBox without having a physical camera button. First open the DropBox app. Press Menu Press New Press Picture (this should open camera app) Take picture then press Done.


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I use Evernote to sync text between PC and phone.


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It seems you cannot achieve this on built-in Nook app. Fortunately, you are using two android devices since there are many solutions for reading on android devices. Install Moon + reader under the assistance of Dropbox on your android phone and Nook color. You can also keep the same reading progress in this method. guide


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Evernote will allow you to add pdfs to your notebooks. Evernote is available for the NC as well as for Android and iOS. Once the pdf is in a notebook, it'll sync via Evernote.


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I don't believe that functionality works yet. I have tried to sideload PDFs and plain .txt files and they don't register in "My Library" or under "My Files" and obviously they don't sync between my devices. I also can't find a web interface for loading non-nook files. I did a little searching around a couple months ago and I found a few unsubstantiated ...


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QRCopy is a free app that lets you share your clipboard between your PC and nearly any other device. It uses qr codes to transfer information, so it works on any device that has a QR code reader. The Windows version includes a fast QR code reader that works using your webcam, and it has a mobile app that runs on most other devices. Once you have some text ...


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I use a standard text file synchronized through Dropbox. Works in both directions.


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I use SMEStorage. I actually use 2 Storage Clouds on it. My home WebDav Server and SkyDrive. My files physically reside on my home WebDAV server and on SkyDrive. I have a phone to SkyDrive folder sync setup through the SMEStorage App for some docs/files. SMEStorage has the ability to encrypt files uploaded to it and then decrypt on the fly from the ...


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If your device is rooted, you might want to take a look at Titanium Backup, which has built-in support for Dropbox, Box and Google drive. As for your "special folder", I'd say you will probably like FTPSyncX -- which allows you automatically sync with Dropbox as well as with your local PC via SSH, FTP, and others. The latter can happen automatically all xx ...



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