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Provided you have done what Vlad said (enable the Bluetooth sharing) and paired the devices (which you seem to have done), I have absolutely no problem to send files via bluetooth using my Nexus-S. I have ICS 4.03 now, but I had 2.3.x (where X is 3, 4, 5 and 6 if I'm not mistaken). Once you have the devices Paired, if the Mac is in range and with BT ...


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You need to enable Bluetooth sharing. Go to System Preferences > Bluetooth > Sharing Setup... > check Bluetooth Sharing.


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The PATH environment variable is simply an order list of directories over which (typically) executables are searched for and run. In short, to get you through the setup you'll need to edit /Users/<username/.bash_profile to include export PATH=$PATH:/Android/android-sdk-mac_x86/tools This is the most painless way to do that. Note, this assumes that you ...


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Pull down notification menu. Tap "USB for charging / Touch for more options" Tap "Transfer files (MTP)"


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Due to application sandboxing in iOS, which restricts applications to just their individually allocated areas on the filesystem (and prevents access to any other application's or the OS' files as well as memory, network communication, etc.), an app written to be like an antivirus cannot really read anything outside of its own sandbox. Due to limited ...


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Not sure if you ever solved this as its 30 days old, but in OS X you need The Android File Transfer App running in the background in order to mount your Android shares. Hope this helps.


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You can use the app SmoothSync for Cloud Contacts to accomplish that. The app will just add another standard sync account in Android under System settings > Accounts & sync where you can login with your Apple ID: After you've setup the new account all your iCloud contacts will be synced down to the Android device and appear in the People app. ...


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iOS is different than android in this aspect. Vibrate is implemented as two software binary switches in iOS. Vibrate can be on or off in silent and independently on or off in non-silent. Volume is a software slider that can optionally be controlled by the external buttons. When the silent switch is orange / down / silent most sounds are muted. There ...


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In System Preferences > Sharing > Bluetooth Sharing, ensure that Folder for accepted items is set to something. If it isn't set, incoming file transfers are rejected automatically.


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The option is not available because you have selected to share your connection from Wi-Fi. You can't share your connection from Wi-Fi to Wi-Fi. Use an alternative method of obtaining a connection to the internet (e.g. Ethernet) so that the internet connection can be shared over Wi-Fi.


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Since then, this driver has come out. It's FOSS too. http://www.joshuawise.com/horndis


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No, nothing is deleted when updating. A common sense would be to back-up everything as things can go wrong, but if everything go right, nothing is deleted! Even opened apps are reopened after update. It must be noted though that the first time you launch Eclipse, OS X will tell you that it will install Java first, as Java is not installed by default ...


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Welcome to Ask Different! If you're wanting to do video editing, web design and software development on the move, I'd personally say that a 13" screen is too small. I'd go for the MacBook Pro 15". However, you can connect a MacBook Pro to an external display when working at a desk which would allow you much more working space for your applications. In ...


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I recommend Wunderlist. It has apps for Mac OSX, Windows, iPhone, iPad and yes Android. It can sync all between these different platforms. By the way it's free.


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The following app has a very detailed setup guide that you need to follow carefully to make usb tethering work on Android. I've tested this with my own Nexus S (2.3.6) and Lion 10.7.2. It works great! Also, no root access is needed. You really have to give credit to the developers. They went as far as to write drivers for Mac OS to get this work! ...


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Your best option is probably Google Calendar. It is an "online solution", but you don't have to make use of the webapp at all, just use it as a method to sync. For OSX, you can use iCal synced to Google Calendar using CalDAV. It's not perfectly polished, but it works fine. You may need to enable any other calendars via the Delegation tab, under Accounts in ...


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Backing up Contents of Android Phone to Compter On your Android phone, go to your Contacts. Tap the menu button and tap Import/Export. Tap Export to Storage, select the contact data you want to transfer ("Phone") and select OK. Connect your Android to your PC (USB) and put your phone in Disk Drive mode. Your phone will appear as a drive (or two drives if ...


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Look in ~/.profile, ~/.bashrc, ~/.bash_profile, /etc/bashrc for a line of the following form: export PATH=$PATH:/Users/austinzuffi/Development/Android/adt-bundle-max-x86_64/sdk/tools Also look to see if any of those files contain a line starting with either source or . (which is short for source). If they do then look in the sourced files too. A quicker ...


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Many reasons You cannot create another file system No firmware exists for this It would void your warranty Android device developers spend a lot of time developing their hardware and software to work together, just like iOS. The amount of effort required (boot ROM firmware modifications, bricked devices, etc) makes it much easier just to buy an Android if ...


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That's not really how this works. The Android device images are not bootable images or installers or something. They contain a packed copy of the Android OS specifically built for the targeted device as well as all required hardware drivers. No virtualisation software will find any bootable code in such a firmware file. Also most VMMs (including Parallels) ...


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Borrow an old iPhone and run the Apple migration tool by following the setup directions on iOS 9 or you could use the Relo tool to attempt a dry-run on the Android side. That way, you can actually use the new OS for a bit and if it's unlocked, you could swap SIM cards between the two devices. If you don't mind the cash outlay, you could also buy a new phone ...


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In Android 6 there is new connection mode - charging from usb. In this mode you can't transfer any data. I faced it on my Nexus 5 with El Capitan. Solution was easy - change connection mode to data transfer. I used this mode before, but with Android 6 phone set default connection mode to "charging".


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Updating OSX to El Capitan resolved the issue. Update: Just to clarify. The issue started when I updated my iPhone to the latest version (ie IOS9). A notification popped up saying my iMac's would also need to be updated to IOS9 to remain compatible which is likely a bug as my iMac doesn't run IOS (Ie should have said OSX 10.11 El Capitan). At the time I ...


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If you use the iOS Maps Share Location feature via email, the recipient gets a message with a Google Maps link to the specific location, which is openable in anything with a browser (although mobile devices may open it in a Google Maps app). It also attaches vCard containing the address of the pin and the Google Maps link. You could also use the email ...


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When you tether an iOS device, it will have a live data connection and perhaps make some better use of any Wi-Fi signals that are in range for determining location, but in general - you won't get GPS like accuracy just because an iPad or iPod is connected to a phone (android or iOS) over Wi-Fi tethering. Just like your computer can't really gain GPS data ...


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I got this error I tried updating the Java to the latest Java 8 update 25 but still didn't work. but after going to the recommended website from apple and download and install it: http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US it worked just fine again. It was able to start. It says Java 6. I'm not really sure what other ...


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The brief answer is Apple provides a developer kit (SDK) that makes this sort of program very limited in functionality and doesn't allow programs to plug in and modify the OS as has proven popular for desktop OS scanning tools. Antivirus software is limited by the sandbox As Kaspersky explains, the way apps are currently sandboxed within the app store, ...


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In order to do this in Yosemite, you'll need to go back to the main screen of System Preferences and click on the Sharing preference pane. In the sidebar, there will be an Internet Sharing option. Click on this to view its settings. Now set the "Share your connection from" drop down to Wi-Fi and then check the Bluetooth PAN checkbox in the menu below. Next ...


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The approach I took was to sync my phone with the gmail calendar and then sync iCal with google calendar. I don't sync directly between phone and mac. I can add events on all three now and it will sync between all of them. edit: I've been asked to post up a screengrab, but it honestly isn't needed. I've seen the guides on setting up CalDav but it's ...


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I had a similar issue albeit in my case the cause was my usb cable. It was manufactured for power supply and hence let no data through. Switching the cable let me connect my Android device without further problems.



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