Nils
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Is it possible to create a RAMDisk / Ramdrive for Android 4.x?
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If you do a cat /proc/filesystems you should notice tmpfs. So if you have access to the mount command, you shoud be able to create a directory (mkdir MYDIRECTORY) mount a tmpfs-filesystem there (...

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Creating restricted accounts on phone running Lollipop
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Although it is not possible to create restricted accounts, you can achieve almost the same effect using a "normal" account. This is the recipe: Create account, go into its properties and select ...

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Add apps to default Guest account on Lollipop
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Adding a restricted user seems to be, what you are looking for. This should work in Lollipop tablets. After creating such an account you can select which of your installed apps are usable by that ...

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Nexus 4 wont charge or turn on; LED is blinking red
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Try to long press power in for about 30s. Then short press. This is how I recover after a Nexus4 crash.

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Magnetic compass correction
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I have seen some other reports avlbout 90 degree compass deviations, and they were reported on android 4.4.3. Now that was an extremely short lived version. On 4.4.4 the problem vanished. So I am ...

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How can I uninstall the local Speech Recognition from Google?
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You might try to stop/disable it. If I do this with a system-app on my Nexus 4 I get a question wether to uninstall all updates. Say yes here, too. If you want to give it another try, re-enable that ...

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What uses most power: GPS or WiFi?
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On the LG Nexus4 power consumption is very high when using 3G+ internet connections. And as you wrote GPS is a passive method. CPU does not seem to matter much here (my own findings after a few ...

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What is the proper way of using GPS Test Plus to update GPS data?
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Updating is sufficient. I think clear is for cases where you are offline and can not update.

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Some mail subfolders not syncing
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Try a different App? K9-Mail is pretty good.

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what is the difference between Dolphin Browser HD and Mini versions?
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Google Docs is a noteworthy difference. In short it seems that certain, small add-ons are hard-coded into the mini-version. The goal is to keep it simple and small - but it lacks the full add-on-...

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How can I remove all deleted messages from mail trash folder on default email app
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Neither of the system-e-mails apps (e-mail and gmail) on my Nexus4 is able to accomplish that task - very annoying indeed. So the basic answer is propably: You can not. But there are mail-apps ...

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Web Browser roadmap for HTML5 features?
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You can install the Dolphin Browser, and change the user-agent to ipad. Then dolphin can use html5. You see these instructions when you try to activate flash in Dolphin.

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