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How to enable USB tethering on your Android phone to Mac OS X Lion

I want to tether an unlimited data plan on a Nexus S (with Android 2.3.6) via USB cable to a MacBook Air (with OS X Lion). Both on Windows and Ubuntu, it works like a charm, so I'm wondering if ...
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Transferring contacts from iCloud to Android

I have a Samsung Android phone and need to transfer my iCloud contacts to that phone. How do I accomplish this?
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Can the Eclipse emulator be made less blurry when run on retina Mac hardware?

I'm using Eclipse JUNO and ADT 21 on a MacBook Pro Retina 15" and the eclipse app itself looks very sharp (code blocks, images and texts). However, things are blurry in the Android Emulator. What ...
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Universal method to record calls via Bluetooth in OS X 10.6?

I am a freelance journalist who needs to record calls for accuracy and legal reasons -- I inform every person I record that I am doing so, so *PLEASE* do *NOT* post asking about the legality of ...
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How do I send a file by Bluetooth from Android smartphone to an iMac running OS X Lion?

I am unsuccessfully sending a file from my smartphone Huawei Ideos X5 with Android 2.3.5 to my iMac. I paired the devices successfully. Android phone receives successfully anything from iMac, but iMac ...
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How to toggle between normal, vibrate and silent modes like in Android

On Android it is easy to toggle between normal (ring + vibrate), vibrate (vibrate only) and silent (no ring or vibrate) modes. How can I get all 3 modes and easily change between them on iPhone?
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How to reinstall Java 6, for development for Android, on Mountain Lion?

Requirement Java 6 for Android development on Mountain Lion. Question Is it possible? What can I do? I've looked everywhere for a way to do this and am unable to find any solution. Background ...
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Native RNDIS USB tethering support for OSX

Android phones can be USB tethered via RNDIS protocol on Windows and Linux. As far as I understood Apple does not provide RNDIS driver for OSX. Are there RNDIS drivers for OSX by third party (Android ...
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What is the PATH environment variable and how do I set it up to use the Android SDK?

I'm a mac noob, and a terminal noob. I'm used to installing things in Windows, and now I'm trying to set up Eclipse with the Android SDK on Mac and I'm having some trouble. I downloaded Eclipse and ...
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I want to remove an entry in my $PATH

I'm running OS 10.8. When I echo $PATH my terminal outputs ...
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How to sync OS X Reminders with Android?

OS X Reminders doesn't sync with my Google Account although Calendar and Mails work OK. How to sync OS X Reminders with Google (or GTask Android App) to have it Android device?
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How to enable USB android tethering on OS X Mountain Lion without using Easy-Tether (Lite)

I can tether fine to Windows 7, but on my Mac OS X Mountain Lion, it does not recognize the USB network. I can install Easy-Tether (Lite) but that comes with some restrictions (e.g. no secure web ...
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Is it possible to install Android OS on an iPhone?

Just wondering, is it possible to install dual OS on an iPhone 3GS/4?
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How to share my Snow Leopard Mac's connection to my HTC Desire running Android?

I have an HTC Desire that currently cannot connect to the internet and a Mac that can. I want the HTC Desire to be able to connect to the internet. My Mac (running Snow Leopard 10.6.6) is connected ...
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How to view iTunes U without itunes?

I want to view Stanford's iOS programming course. How can I see it without installign itunes on my PC and on my Android mobile device?
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How can I charge a mobile phone on my MacBook Air (like I used to be able to)?

I used to be able to turn my macbook air on, plug in an android phone, then close the lid and the phone would keep charging. Note, this was not the same as charge-and-sleep, which works all the time ...
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Huawei device pairing with Mac

I am trying to connect my Huawei phone to my Mac. I get it as a new device and I can see it in the file manager. Now I would like point my Mac to some drivers of this small Huawei device. (I have them ...
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What's the best solution to sync contacts from Mac to Android Phone?

I'd like to sync my contacts from the Mac addressbook to an Android phone, but I'd rather not use Google (or any cloud) where I have no control over my data. So far I found SyncMate and Missing Sync. ...
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MacBook as a handsfree headset

Is there any way how to use laptop as a hands-free "headset" for my Android phone via Bluetooth? Actually it's very nice to answer on calls directly from computer. I have tried BluePhoneElite2 for ...
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Why can't I choose to set up Internet Sharing to computers using AirPort?

I'm using OSX 10.9. I'm trying to set up Internet Sharing to connect my Android to my Mac directly over Wi-Fi. Every tutorial I've come across (including the one published by Apple) mentions checking ...
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How can I use Gmail to sync my calendar between Mac OS X and Android?

I've recently bought an HTC Desire and I'd like to sync my calendar from my MacBook Pro (Os X 10.6.6) with the calendar from the phone. I suppose it would be easiest to do it over Gmail, but I'm not ...
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What location data will an Android phone provide to an iOS device that lacks GPS?

Will my iPad 4 Wi-Fi only (or an iPod touch) get live location data for navigation purposes if I connect to an Android mobile phone that is enabled as a Wi-Fi hotspot?
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How to “drop a pin” for iPhone AND Android users?

This past weekend I "dropped a pin" on restaurant X using Maps and then "Shared the location" via Message to a friend. I had no idea what kind of phone this friend had. I assumed she received the ...
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Access Time Capsule from Android phone

Can I access the contents of the "Data" folder on computers other than Macs? For instance, can I access the Time Capsule from my Android phone?
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How come Android finds lists Wi-Fi networks that OS X doesn't?

I have a MacBook Air with OS X 10.8.5 and a Samsung cell phone with Android. I use the Wi-Fi heavily on both (I travel a lot, and only use Wi-Fi when I'm out of the US) — often in cafes — and I rarely ...
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adb got stuck. not starting in terminal command

When I start the adb deamon using the terminal, it got stuck somewhere. Any idea why ? PS: I am using OSX Mavericks.
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HTC software for mac

As I understand there is no official software to work with HTC phone on the mac. So how can I manage my phone contacts, create backups of my phone and so on?
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Kernel panic after using Android Emulator for Mac OS X Lion

I experienced a kernel panic. When I run Android emulator on a MacBook, iMac, or Mac mini, I sometimes get a grey screen for unexpected shut down and instructions to press and hold the power button ...
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Does Mavericks break the ability to create a wifi network that other devices can connect to?

I'm not talking about sharing an Ethernet connection via Wifi, but about creating a separate WiFi network, not connected to the Internet. In previous versions of OS X, I could create a wifi network ...
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Does upgrading to Mountain Lion means I have to reinstall Android SDK and Eclipse?

I'm on Lion and am learning Android development. I have Eclipse Indigo Service Release 1 version and the lastest SDK installed. If I upgrade to Mountain Lion does it mean I have reinstall the SDK? I ...
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Synchronize calendar between Mac, Android mobile and Windows 7

I´m currently using my Mac with Lion. Using Bootcamp I installed Windows 7. I also have an Android phone. Now I´m looking for a calendar software that allows me to synchronize between all three OS. It ...
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Syncing iphones with Android phone

We run a small business, and the managers would like to have the calendars on their phones synced with each other so that they know what is going on with the other. Most of them are using iphone and ...
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Mac app for testing websites in android emulator quickly

Hi I want to test my site locally on my Mac using the android device layout . The usual android sdk takes more time to load . Is there any app similar to opera mobile emulator which provides android ...
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Reverse tethering of Android device to OSX over WIFI

or HOW TO Find OSX wifi sharing on an android device I have setup a mac mini (Mountain Lion) with internet sharing to devices using WIFI. My iPhone and iPod both see and can use the connection but ...
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Stream music from iPhone to another phone over Bluetooth

Can you send music data from your iPhone to Android with Bluetooth? I've got an Android Phone plug on my stereo and I want to use my iPhone to play music on it. Is it possible?
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Sharing GPS signal to a Wifi-only iPad

I want to share live GPS data from an Android smartphone to my iPad (4th generation wifi-only). I've read about BTstacks and other jailbreak tweaks, but I don't want to jailbreak! I have also read ...
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Which iOS jailbreak apps most closely implement an Android style notification system?

Which iOS jailbreak apps implement a notifications system that most closely resembles Android's implementation?
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How to connect Galaxy Tab to Time Capsule?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab and a Time Capsule providing my home WiFi network. I would like to connect the Tab to the Time Capsule using some file manager to transfer files to/from the Time Capsule. ...
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Sync iCal with Gmail instead of iCloud

I would like to edit my calendar either on iCal (running on my MacBook) or on Google calendar (running on my Samsung Galaxy), and see the calendar updated on the other device. I gathered that it is ...
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Can't see properties panel popups/windows in eclipse

Is it me or is it bug in Eclipse (Indigo Service Release 1) running on Mac OS Lion , that when in XML layout design mode, when I select any property of widget, its not displaying popup nor the drop ...
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Windows 8 on the iPad? [closed]

I was just watching the Windows 8 keynote and Steven Sinofsky said 8 will be able to run on ARM CPUs, which are also used in iDevices. So I'm curious, would it be possible to run 8 on an iPad, ...
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Antivirus not prominent on iOS devices

How come there are no antiviruses for iOS devices like iPhones and iPads while Android has many available? Update The article here shows that there have been attacks on the iOS Devices as well ...
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Best OS X TODO app that can be synced with Android?

Which is the best OS X "TO DO"-app that I can sync my Android device with?
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Is there anything similar to TouchDown for iOS?

Is there any app like NitroDesk's TouchDown Android email client for iOS? Just for background info, many companies force you to have the latest version of iOS installed to access Exchange Server, or ...
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Can we install Android on an iPhone 4?

Does anyone know if we can install Android on an iPhone 4? I've jailbroken my phone with redsnow, and followed the steps at ...
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Can't see Macbook WiFi-access point on Android smartphone

I'd like to connect my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Stock JellyBean) to my Macbook Pro (early-2012, running OSX Lion) via an access point created by my Macbook Pro. Sadly I can't even ...
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App to video chat between iPod Touch 4 and Android phone?

I am looking to do a video chat between an iPod Touch 4 and an Android phone (not sure which version, but less than a year old). Both of these devices have video cameras and microphones, I'm just not ...
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Android File Transfer

I installed the "Android File Transfer" to move some data. So far so good. But there is one issue annoying me. Every time I connect my mobile via USB, the Mac changes to the main desktop and opens ...
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iOS and android confusion with iMessage, FaceTime, and SMS

My friend has an Android phone ( primary use ) and an iPad ( home use ) As a result when I message her I have two threads in my iOS messages app. One that hits the iPad, one that hits her Android ...
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Share calendar with non iOS user

How does one share their calendar with a non-Iphone/ios user? I've tried everything and it seems that all your downloads and accesses keep you chasing in circles.