Nathan Fellman
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Using Droid as a computer microphone via USB?
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There are all sorts of apps that enable you to use your phone's camera and mic on your PC over Wi-fi or USB. Here are some examples: DroidCam IP Webcam

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com.android.phone force closes constantly after a clean install of CM7.1 in SGS1
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After researching this in local forums, it turned out to a SIM card issue. My carrier had a series of yellow SIM cards that for some reason caused this problem. I had my carrier replace it, and I've ...

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Samsung Galaxy S plus is becoming unresponsive when locked
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If you're using a custom lock app, it may be to blame. Try reverting to the stock lockscreen.

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How can I install google talk with video call support on CM7.1?
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This version of google talk can be downloaded from http://goo-inside.me/gapps/. The current version is gapps-gb-20110828-newtalk-signed.zip. Details can be found in Rootzwiki at http://wiki....

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Book library management solutions, that allows adding titles with a upc reader?
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Goodreads has an app for this that works with their website, which includes book reviews and recommendations as well. You can sort books by shelves, which can correspond to physical shelves if you ...

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How can I receive phone calls through Wi-Fi on an Android phone?
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I believe that Viber will do just that, if you're calling other people with Viber.

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Where is a downloaded .apk placed in Android phones?
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If you don't have root access, it doesn't matter because you won't be able to back them up. If you do have root access, use an app like Titanium Backup to back up the apks. Note: This doesn't ...

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How to turn off duplicate email notification messages?
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In the settings of the gmail app there is a setting called "Email notifications". Uncheck that setting, and you should stop getting notifications from it.

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Gmail app Hebrew support
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You need to look for hebfix or RTL fix. Unfortunately, I was unable to find a direct download link. Hope this is enough to get you started. A good place to look would be http://iandroid.co.il or ...

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Video player to play all files?
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Arcmedia is also a nice player. It is based on ffmpeg, so it'll play pretty much anything you throw at it.

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How to get Google+ application even outside US?
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If you don't mind getting it from untrusted sources, you can google "google plus android apk", and this will show you a list of repositories and forums to download it from. Note that, as a is the ...

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Why does my Galaxy S now displays 'couldn't connect' when I press the microphone key
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The text-to-speech conversion in Android is all done on the cloud. The phone sends in your recording and returns the speech. You need to make sure you're connected to either 3G or Wifi for this to ...

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How can I shut off sync or change its frequency?
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On my phone (I simply don't know if this is a default Android thing or an SGS thing) I have a widget for power controls (I believe it's called "Activation", but my phone is in Hebrew so I don't know ...

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How to open Microsoft Excel files?
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Here are two ideas: upload it to google docs (you can do it from the browser) and view it there. use an office application such as OpenOffice, OfficeSuite or QuickOffice or Mobile Document Viewer

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How to make certain apps turn on GPS automatically?
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If you don't want to pay for Tasker or Locale, you can use AutomateIt, which is free and has the same idea, though it offers much fewer triggers and actions, it does allow you to enable or disable the ...

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Talking GPS software for Android?
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I swear by Waze. It is gives spoken directions. As a plus (or actually main selling point), it is a social GPS. That is, by keeping track of speed and location, it knows where there is heavy ...

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Share Picture to Picasa
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You can try some dedicated apps for this such as: EasyShare - adds all sorts of sharing options Picasa Tool Pro - tool for managing your Picasa account from the phone.

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Disable Data connection automatically
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You probably need to use some sort of 3rd party program like Tasker, Locale or AutomateIt. These programs allow you to set triggers such as: starting an app screen on/off connected to Wi-fi location ...

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Is there anyway to watch wmv and or divx videos on android?
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I've done it with both arcMedia and MoboPlayer to view these. WMVs play fine with this. An alternative is do send it to your gmail and watch it from the gmail app or to upload it to Picasa and view ...

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How to print screen my application in android phone?
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If you have a Samsung Galaxy S, press the back key and keep it pressed, and then press the home key and release them both. This will take a screenshot. It works without rooting, without external ...

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A better way to take screenshot in Galaxy S 2.2?
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You're supposed to hold the back button for a long time, and then press the home button. When you hold the back button for a long time it doesn't close the application or take you back. This works ...

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Does android 2.1 have any specific built-in ebook apps?
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My Samsung Galaxy S came with the Aldiko e-reader pre-installed. Apparently, this is pre-installed by Samsung, not my carrier. It is specified in the official Galaxy S website in the user guide, ...

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MP3 tags in Hebrew show up in gibberish on my phone
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It seems that the problem was the encoding that Windows Media Player used. It uses the Windows Hebrew code-page (1255). I used foobar2000 with the Chacon plugin to change it to the Mac Hebrew code-...

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Is there an offline maps application for Android?
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I like Waze. It is free, works offline (synchs when you're connected to the internet in some way other than 3G). Its main advantage is feedback from users. It provides live traffic updates from ...

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