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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how about the iOS version of TouchDown? :-) http://nitrodesk.com/touchdown/ios/ https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/touchdown-for-ios/id560596861?mt=8


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The short answer is no. At the moment, most of iPhone 4 hardware is unsupported by iBoot. The thing is that iPhone 4 bootrom hasn't been hacked in order to install custom boot loader that will boot Android and, as I said before, many of iPhone 4 hardware has no drivers. Also, iDroid allows you to install only 2.x at the moment. However, I have asked the ...


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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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I'm guessing this isn't your preference, but the paid version of Easy Tether comes with the appropriate Mac OS X kernel extensions - so you could just pay the one time fee (currently $10) to have this feature programmed by someone who has done the work. I'm fine with you not selecting this answer, but wanted it here for others that might need a solution ...


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when I do a java -version it still says Java 7. Related, with an explanation: Why does the version of Java verified by Oracle differ from the version shown at the command line? I tried downloading this Java for OS X update … when I try to install it I just get this message: A newer version of this package is already installed. For the ...


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From my understanding the actual components that need to be removed first are in /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/*.jdk So if you get rid of those: $ sudo rm -rf /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/* Also, as you mentioned, you're supposed to remove this: $ sudo rm -rf /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin At this point it ...


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You have several options: Your first option is to use a "third-party" app that works for both iPhone and Android. For example: http://synkmonkey.me/ http://www.cozi.com/mobile-access.htm (I personally know someone that, IIRC, uses this) Your other option is to use a shared calendar in a service such as Gmail. I personally think this solution is ...


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Since you don't want to actually share your internet connection but just establish a WiFi link between the Mac and your phone the answer is to create an ad-hoc network. To do this go to the WiFi pizza slice in the menu bar and select "Create Network..." This brings up a dialog that allows you to name the network and set the security type. I set the ...


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Sadly, most versions of Android do not support adhoc networking (only infrastructure), which is almost certainly what your Macbook is broadcasting. There is a program called Wifi Adhoc Enabler on the Play Store, which will allow the device to see adhoc networks. I think it requires root access though.


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A few links for you (unfortunately, there aren't any free options out there) The Missing Sync ($29.95) By Mark/Space, this software allows you to do just what you described to manage your phone contacts (with Address Book), calendars, text messages, music, video, notes, etc. But as far as their website goes, they don't support backups. My Backup Pro ...


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What do you mean by "access"? If you mean editing files and/or copying files to and from Time Capsule, you might not be able to do that since the hard drive in Time Capsule is formatted using Mac Journaled file system. If all you want is to view files, some Android apps might be able to access the device over network.


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This feature can be a bit unpredictable sending locations to Android with some of them receiving the location and others not (in actuality they all "receive" the message, just some systems don't know how to translate the information hence your friends white screen). However, you could give something like Viber a go, since it's a third party app for both ...


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It appears to be, as you suspected, the Android emulator that is causing the issue. Some users have filed an issue on Google Code. If you scroll down past all of the "Me Too's," you'll actually find useful information; there appears to be a workaround involving /Applications/Eclipse.app/Contents/MacOS/eclipse.ini for some. I increased the heap space ...


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OS X does not natively support the bluetooth headset profile, which is what a bluetooth device needs to support in order to act as a hands free device. BluePhoneElite2 loads a special driver onto select phones that gets around this - likely by using a different bluetooth profile to deliver audio and phone actions. There is currently no native solution in ...


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Simple and no need for additional apps: Export of your iCloud contacts to your computer in vCard form. Connect your Android to your computer and once it appears as a device, go to your Android "Storage" Drag and drop the vCard file containing all your iCloud contacts to your Android Storage On your Android, go to your Contacts app, tap the "Menu" and tap ...


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I wish I had a how to but I have a 2010 MBA upgraded to Lion. Connected my work phone, droid incredible, with the machine on and closed the lid and went to sleep and woke and the droid was charged. So it is possible just don't know where to tell you to go to make it happen. Also, meant to plug the MBA into power but forgot to connect the magsafe, so maybe ...



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