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Maps. Setting up directions and alternate routes in Google Maps is much easier with a full-fledged web client. Then, when I have what I need, I can send it to my phone.


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(BTW, I also can't find it on the Google Market) If you cannot find an application in the Market, this means the application is not compatible with your device. AppBrain cannot install applications that you cannot find from the Market, since in the AppBrain installation, you are brought to the Market to install your application (AppBrain is ...


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You need Evernote! http://www.evernote.com/ They have a web interface and an Android app. It's really pretty fantastic!


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Chrome to phone is a great app. It's one of my most used apps. Install Chrome to Phone from App Brain or the Android market. Next install the Chrome Extension. Finally find the directions on Google Maps and click the chrome to phone button. This will open up either the web page, Google maps, or Google Navigation (can't remember) on your device assuming ...


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Installing new apps. I have a Firefox keyword bookmark to androlib.com, so if I want to install an app, I just type e.g. "al newsrob", which starts a search query on AndroLib, then select one of the hits, and click on the market:// link there. Chrome2Phone on the device then launches this URL in the browser, which immediately causes the market installer for ...


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I can think of one nasty block of text off the top of my head: your bit.ly key that you have to provide to 3rd party applications (i.e. Twitter clients). It's like a 20+ random character string. So any other long "key" like string would be a good reason to blast it from your desktop. Images: maybe you found a cool image for a desktop background?


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You can also type "tel:12345" into your browser's address bar (FoxToPhone, not sure about Chrome2Phone) to make the device present the dial screen with that number already entered, so you just have to pick it up. (No, I don't actually use that, but it's a nice demonstration. ;) )


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It's not Chrome and you can't install Chrome. Chrome and the Chromium project have been coded for the x86 architecture, i.e. the PC, and all the UI code is specific to either Windows, Linux, or Mac.


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sounds like your phone is using a different google account to attempt to log in to chrome-to-phone. try signing out from the chrome extension, and "Disconnect" the phone from the android app and re-sign in to both.


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InstaFetch (Lite / Pro) is a InstaPaper client that has both the ability to download the webpages for offline use, and to read them aloud with the text to speech engine. There is both a free and a pay version. (BTW: For text to speech I use Ivona - it is free for now and produces amazing quality.)


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Assuming that DropBox isn't blocked, then maybe a note-taking or todo type app that syncs with Dropbox could help? For instance Epistle or Todo.txt Touch Alternately do you have Wifi at work that your phone can connect to? You could use the Wifi keyboard app that lets you type or paste from the PC straight into whatever text box is currently active on the ...


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You can download and install Firefox Mobile and then add an extension/add-on that allows printing pages with Google's Cloud Print: http://www.androidcentral.com/cloud-printer-extension-enables-printing-firefox-mobile In Honeycomb (Android 3.0) Chrome bookmarks sync with the device, so additional Chrome features, if not the entire browser, may make the leap ...


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It may be because you live in Israel. Try using Market Enabler to circumvent that problem and see if it'll show in the market for you then.


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Chrome to Phone also allows you to send phone numbers to your device. Highlight the phone number, click the Chrome to Phone extension button, and wham, it's open in the dialer on your device. Really handy when you've been researching businesses online and now want to call one of them. I'm not sure if FoxToPhone supports this too.



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