thunsaker
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How to buy an app for a friend?
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Update: Google Play Gift Cards are now widely available in many countries. Thanks to @Chahk for reminding me to update. Amazon has released their own Android Appstore which allow you to send Amazon ...

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Can a phone manufacturer's custom interface be changed?
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Your best bet would be to go with either LauncherPro: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.fede.launcher my personal favorite, or ADW: https://market.android.com/details?id=org.adw.launcher Both ...

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Twitter app that also posts to Facebook, intelligently
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Seesmic and TweetDeck are good for spamming updates. If you use Foursquare or PicPlz these both post the "intelligent" version of the checkin or picture to Facebook while doing the normal text + link ...

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How can I email large videos to someone else?
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Best option would be to upload them to either YouTube (marked as Private or Unlisted if you don't want them searchable/viewable by others) or Dropbox. Should take the same amount of time to upload ...

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Is there a way to edit Google Documents with Android
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Documents to Go has support for downloading, editing and syncing your Google Docs from your device. The initial sync is slow and saving to Google Docs sometimes fails, but support is there.

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How to delete an app installed with Amazon Appstore?
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Just FYI, they have instructions posted on their site under the "Your Apps & Device" section of amazon.com/apps, support should have been able to respond to that very quickly. Uninstall is ...

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How to get hardware specs of Android device?
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Check the manufacturer's website or hit up a gadget database like GDGT.

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How to call GTalk to GTalk from Android?
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You can do video chat through Google Talk on Honeycomb (Android 3.0), which is only available on the Motorola Xoom at this point in time. No word on when this feature will trickle down into newer ...

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Is there an app to take a photo and add a comment to it
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Catch notes should accomplish this very well. They even have a widget that allows you to take a picture and go straight into their editor to comment and add notes. Highly recommended. They also have a ...

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Connect XOOM to internet using a USB UMTS Stick
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As of right now, I'm going to say you can't do this. Android 3.1 just added USB host support, so it is technically possible, though someone would need to build drivers or an application to take ...

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Default browser / update to support google cloud printing
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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-...

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Are there any specific advantages to using the Amazon Android App Store over the Google Android Market?
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Angry Birds (Paid/Ad-Free), Angry Birds Seasons (Paid/Ad-free), Angry Birds Rio. That's it, if you like Angry Birds, that is. These are currently exclusive to Amazon's Appstore, for the time being. ...

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Is there a way to copy files directly between two Android devices on the same wifi network?
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WiFi Direct is supposed to allow device to device communication. It is a new standard that should be showing up on wifi device soon (not sure when manufacturers will be supporting this). Here is a ...

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Are the apps safe? How can I make my Android more secure?
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If you are worried about people getting a hold of your device and using it, you can add a passphrase, code, or swipe gesture to keep people out. If you are worried about the data within individual ...

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Google map (and VZ Navigator) rotates in wrong direction
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Hold the phone flat and make a figure 8, do this a few times. These are the instructions found in this app: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.apksoftware.compass

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Any way to push files onto android phones?
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Awesome Drop can be used to accomplish this for smaller files. Install the app https://market.android.com/details?id=com.dashwire.drop on your computer, open their site, enter the pairing code and ...

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How to see my Picasa albums offline?
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I have tested this on my G2, thumbnails are stored and in some cases the full picture, but it is not consistent and there is no way to know which has been fully downloaded. The best way to view photos ...

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