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MHL is a new wire protocol, using very clever signalling technology to use very few wires to transmit a lot of data: 1080p video, 7.1 channel surround sound, and RCP remote control data. MHL also uses the existing power lines on USB to allow the TV to power the connected device. When connected to an MHL display, the display controller on the phone speaks ...


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Please clarify what is the intended goal and why? Android phones have their own boot-loaders and cannot be overridden by other means. It is not like a PC's BIOS where you can switch the ordering of boot to boot from certain devices such as Network PXE, USB, Primary/Secondary H.D.D... Edit: After the comments below, and in relation to the OP's question ...


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You are trying to use the USB port as a USB Host. This is not currently supported in android. The feature will be available on devices starting with Android 3.1. From what I took from the video, they are not using USB, they are communicating via TCP. @GAThrawn, I honestly didn't just take your comment as an answer, I had mine in the form, but forgot to hit ...


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No, this is not possible. In order for your device to be in debug mode/ connect to the computer with the debug cable, it needs to be connected as a slave device. The OTG cable tells the tablet to go into host mode. So now your computer is telling your tablet to be a slave but through the enumeration with the OTG cable the tablet believes it needs to be the ...


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The hub's power should only go to the hub's slave ports, not through the master port back to the phone But even if the hub uses an odd design, the most it would do is feed the phone 5V and however much amperage it will accept, same as with any bog standard wall charger. So in short, there's no risk to your phone.


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Can you not use a USB OTG (On The Go) Cable. It will have a connection (microusb) at one end to fit to your tablet and a USB connection at the other (for many peripherals). This should surely connect your X Box Controller to your tablet. They are very cheap as well. Alternatively, and maybe to be used in conjunction with see the following article from ...


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Based on this forum post, I would say yes. It wouldn't make sense for it to support external harddrives without supporting simpler USB keys. As for specs, Google returns many results. Endgadget has an overview, with a link to more details.


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The problem is related to SuperGNES app. I've tried other emulators like SNESDroid and Animaonline SNES and voilà worked as a charm!


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The best option (albeit a rather pricey one) appears to be the iControlPad. It was originally designed for use with an iPhone but now uses bluetooth to communicate with all bluetooth-enabled devices. It sounds like developers plan on supporting it, but I'm not sure how well it will work with current games. EDIT: I recently became aware of another ...


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To populate /dev, use a bind mount (rbind=recursive bind, to catch /dev/pts): outside# mount --rbind /dev /path/to/chroot/dev You may also want to bind other things, like /home and /tmp (to make sharing files easier). Just remember to unmount them before rm -Rf'ing your chroot! You can put bind mounts in fstab. I believe that'd look something like this: ...


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A software modem (modulator-demodulator). We nowadays think of modem as the squeaky card that were used in the days of dial up to connect to the internet, but a modem is simply just a device used to convert digital signal to analog sound signal and back again. The hardware in the receiving end also had to implement a modem with the same protocol. Needless ...


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I would suggest a cable hub. You should be able to find one that takes only one USB port of device, and provides 2 (or 3) USB ports. for example: cable hub ,USB 2.0 3-port HUB with Micro 5P


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CyanogenMod does not support NTFS. You would have to compile your own kernel module for the CM Kernel in order to mount NTFS. Edit for you comment about the Paragon App: using an app like that is different then actually mounting it in android. If it doesn't work with your drive, it is an issue with the application, not CM7. The app is implementing the ...


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Yes, according to this blog post. It involves Android programming, something I'm not very familiar with.


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If your tablet doesn't provide a USB host port, you'll need an USB OTG adapter to connect your keyboard. There are many cheap USB OTG adapters on eBay and other electronics shops.


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Typically yes, you can use a USB hub to connect multiple devices without any issues. Whether or not these peripherals perform adequately may depend on the amount of power that they require, but that's common to un-powered USB hubs in any situation. Google's Android support pages actually mention USB hubs. E.g. the Nexus S support page on keyboards and other ...


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First, there's really no way to emulate modern Windows PC's on Android, and there is a long list of reasons for that. So to be honest, you're simply not going to be able to run Windows software on an Android phone. That said, OpenCPN can actually be run on android. And googling shows that there are some "easier" guides for making it happen. Many Android ...


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Most tablets that comes with the Bluetooth share app installed, and have a Bluetooth option in Settings, while not having a built-in bluetooth, typically indicates support for such dongles. I have used generic Android TV Box (CDR-King brand) with no bluetooth built-in but has a menu for it. Plugging a bluetooth dongle to a usb port activated it. Based on ...


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Best thing you can do is first try and get anything off the drive you want from a computer. Then reformat the drive to FAT32 and try connecting it again if your still getting the error report back


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The solution is pretty simple, far more easier than I anticipated: Partition your USB drive/SDCard, into two partitions, using this EaseUS Partition Master, which is what I used. Partition layout needs to be one with 1GB of space with FAT32 filesystem, that is for the installer. Remaining partition of type ext3 (Linux partition). The installer, when ...


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I think you cannot do it yet because the drivers do not support it. You can record audio on its own, though. USB Audio Recorder Pro from the Google Play store may work for this purpose. If you search for it, the description contains a link that will allow you to download a demo version for testing. It definitely works with the Blue Yeti on Nexus 7 as ...


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There is only one USB port for USB OTG (which not supports USB hubs if I remember well) AND charging the phone. So you will have to make a choice. To my mind this is the main problem with USB charging. Phones are used to having a unique port and you have to choose what you want to do with this only port.


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Some carriers disable 3G tethering in order to make more money, so if your carrier has installed software on your phone before hand to stop tethering the only way to make it work is to root your device and install an application that will allow you to do that. The reason why it only connects is maybe because creating a hotspot to share files/resources over ...


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Extremely doubtful, to the point where I'm confident saying no, it wouldn't work. It would require either the OS dev team having included Linux drivers that would work with the USB device, or the USB device manufacturer having released Android-compatible drivers that you could install on your tablet yourself.


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To my knowledge, the Motorola Xoom does support the USB to Ethernet adapter solution, but I don't know of any others. Even the Xoom however requires some serious work, and you will need one of two custom kernels for the Xoom as well as an adapter based on a particular chipset. For more information, check out this XDA article and the threads it links to.


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Looks like 'no', with some xda-developers work. If you want to connect to a LAN, why not go with an access point the size of a deck of cards? If you want extra security, you might turn off your wifi router's beacon, use WPA2 without WPS, and turn on its MAC address filtering. Your device will connect without the beacon if you 'Add Network'.


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USB controllers follow a spec which means any USB controller "should" work. So there is not a "list of supported devices" as they all are supposed to work as long as they are not proprietary. Even an Xbox 360 wired controller should work (not sure about a wireless 360 controller, even when plugged in with the charge kit). Now your wireless controller is ...


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I think you're saying you want the PC to be the host for the USB hub (so that it can connect to your phone) but for the phone to also be the host for the USB hub (so that it can connect to this other device). No, that won't work. USB connections are based on a tree structure. Given this: PC----Hub----OtherDevice | | Phone Phone can't ...


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According to this page, if you need to connect to the device with adb then you will have to connect to adb via tcp. to enter adb tcp mode enter adb connect <device-ip-address>:5555 to go back to adb over usb enter adb usb



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