Questions tagged [android]

Android is Google's mobile operating system.

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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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Possible to check out of the retail Apple Store using an Android phone?

An Apple Store employee told me that it's possible to check out of an Apple Retail store using an app on your iPhone (is this true?). Is there a similar app for Android, Blackberry, or any other ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Best low-end Mac for iPhone game development? [closed]

I am a freelancer who mostly works on developing websites and other video editing stuff. I want to move into iPhone app development, but I am unable to decide on which Mac I need to buy. I'm looking ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 http://lifehacker.com/5693309/how-to-install-android-on-an-iphone-in-six-...
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Looking for monitoring tool for app sales and trends - combining iTunes App Store and Android Market

I am currently on the search for a universal desktop application (osx if possible) that is tracking both my iOS developer account as well as my android market store account. I already tried a lot of ...
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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 there'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...