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  • Android Activist since 2010
  • Author/translator of multiple Android books

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May
10
revised Cannot uninstall Viber as my S3 always shuts down
improved spelling and formatting
May
10
comment How can I make an APK backup from an installed and configured XBMC?
I don't know how and where XBMC stores stuff. But if Titanium can't do it, there probably is no "automated" way. You might be able to "combine forces" by manually packing the other locations (and restore them before the Titanium-made backup). Have you tried that?
May
10
comment Best rated apps ? Any list of them?
I agree with Lie: sorting on rating alone is insufficient. AppBrain has its own rating system (0..100 points), taking additional criteria into consideration – but I couldn't yet figure out how to sort by that. To my experience, some "low rated" apps are better than many "high rated" in the same category. If you're looking for a hand-picked selection, you're welcome to see my lists – but it's far from being complete, and never will be (currently ~9.000 apps are listed there).
May
10
reviewed Reviewed Lock screen error
May
10
comment Lock screen error
Do you have the possibility to use adb logcat with the device connected to your computer? The output might help to isolate the cause, but this requires "USB Debugging" to be enabled in your device. Apart from that, a factory-reset should be able to fix that – but also would delete all your installed apps and data, so it should be left as kind of "last resort".
May
10
reviewed No Action Needed Bootloop issue with LG G2
May
10
comment How do I make /sdcard link point to external SD Card on Android 4.4.2?
If you've got a single card only (usually that's devices without microSD slot), that's the primary. Well, sorry I couldn't be more helpful – and good luck for your further research! Hopefully, somebody else turns up and provides a better answer.
May
10
reviewed Leave Closed iOS Emulator on Android
May
10
comment How do I make /sdcard link point to external SD Card on Android 4.4.2?
Looks like changing the symlinks does not "fool" the system calls apps use (getExternalFilesDirs() etc). Sad news. But maybe investigating API references on External Storage and its Device Specific Configuration can shed some light and provide helpful hints?
May
10
comment External USB Keyboard to Android (via bluetooth preferably)
Anytime :) You might consider upvoting the answer (if you find it useful). I understand it's not exactly what you're after, so you're unlikely to "accept" it as solution ;)
May
10
comment External USB Keyboard to Android (via bluetooth preferably)
I understood that, but I'm not aware of anything like that existing, sorry. The OTG variant, OTOH, is what's reported to work fine, and also is the intended way of connecting an USB keyboard.
May
10
comment How do I make /sdcard link point to external SD Card on Android 4.4.2?
Have you checked any of the other candidates from behind the first link in my answer?
May
10
comment How do I make JB use my external sd card (/storage/extSdCard)
Ugh... nevermind. Shall we close one of the two as duplicate? #D
May
10
comment How do I make JB use my external sd card (/storage/extSdCard)
Umm... I knew we had this somewhere already. You might also wish to watch How do I make /sdcard link point to external SD Card?
May
10
reviewed Reviewed What is causing my screen to not turn off after the established time?
May
10
comment What is causing my screen to not turn off after the established time?
Who or what is Prolly? And where from do you get the idea of "low battery"? If the battery saver would be the cause, wouldn't the screen rather turn of earlier than never? This somehow makes no sense.
May
10
reviewed No Action Needed How to restart an Android device?
May
10
answered External USB Keyboard to Android (via bluetooth preferably)
May
10
answered Can I Flash Nexus Factory Image to any Tablet?
May
10
revised upgrade One Touch 983
improved spelling and formatting