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Android

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, televisions, automobiles and other electronics. Applications are usually developed in Java programming language using the Android software development kit (SDK), but other development environments are also available, including Delphi, Ruby and Visual Studio (using C++).

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When making a mainstream smart phone application today, that is NOT a Mobile App (responsive website), what platforms are there besides iPhone and Android?

I guess I mean "relevant platforms."

Is Blackberry still used by lots of users? And what other ones should I consider?

What development tools exist for these smaller platforms. But I can not use a Javascript framework, since this can not be responsive.
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I assume when you have an app that is going to involve money, I automatically presume the iPhone and Android apps need to be Native. True?

I also expect to need to interact securely with hardware elements on the phone, both iPhone and Android. How well do Mobile apps do this?

Thanks
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Issue: When I click on download attachment, a message pops up right away stating pdf did not download.

What I did: The users could not download attachments bigger than 1MB. I looked at all of the exchange settings for size limitations and have them set at 30MB, as well as the config.web files are fine in the sync folder of the IIS.

I changed the default active sync policy to 30MB for Max Attachment size. Phone has that policy now.
Now any attachment on the Android comes up right away filename did not download.
This is happening on multiple platforms of Android (Edge 7, Galaxay)..
Cannot find the problem now why it wont download any attachment.
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Once my Android is hacked, does it mean all my phone contact, gmail and outlook will be exposed.

Is there any way to protect these type of information ? My concern is those apps even downloaded by Google Play may not be secure, correct ?

Thx
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How to recover my lost messages from Android phone ?
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I've got a brand new Alcatel PIXI 4g phone. If I go into contacts and add a number, then click more fields, the words more fields goes away but there's nothing else to see. I'm on Android version 6.0.

Actually, when you click more fields, it goes to a different screen, with the words USIM contact and a link back to edit contact.
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http://www.samsung.com/uk/smartphones/galaxy-note8/?cid=uk_email_shop_ss-e66-sep2a-sim12085_aid34_20170914_1g-cta-hero-note8&sci=109085541&listid=1370&thcampaignid=12085&thid=6493423E54C0E99C96E57FB11ADD263A&m_i=XWcYEZyTgtxY%2BynmFK4kDQY2iD7Lo25EfeFkqf7NS6Bs80Ryyu5ggPgLdl5TcgIDHwGXDkQs77KdCB5u7AI9Hg9kmwoUX3&jumpto=shop

I'm confused with the above.  Is there just one type of Samsung Note 8 i.e. are they all dual sim compatible?  because the above web site does not explain the different between the two options and on Amazon people are selling the dual sim versions for over GBP 1000 where is the single sim is GBP 800.
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Is there any way to test an app on all devices without purchasing all devices?
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I'm looking for a better task management solution. I could use some suggestions based on my requirements.

requirements in order of importance, top 6 are a must
  1. -has web/PC app and mobile (Android) app, data being synchronized
  2. -tasks can have due dates
  3. -can associate with "note to self" directive on Android, so I can say "OK Google, note to self, buy birthday cards" and it will make a new task for me hands-free
  4. -can search text contents on mobile and on PC
  5. -has some way of categorizing tasks (lists, categories, folders)
  6. -paste images from clipboard into a task
  7. -attach files to a task
  8. -keyboard shortcuts on PC to create and edit tasks
  9. -can create sub-tasks or related (e.g. "is-blocked-by") tasks
  10. -tasks have priorities (normal,high,etc.)
  11. -tasks can have reminders/alerts at least in the Android app
  12. -can be target of share on Android, e.g. a text message, a URL, or an image can feed into the app and becomes a task
  13. -can easily transfer my existing tasks from Google Tasks
  14. -can share one of the task lists/categories with another person

current situation
I'm currently using GTasks on Android and a Chrome extension (Better Google Tasks), which essentially repackages mail.google.com. This solution has much of the above, but the web interface is clunky and I'm really missing the ability to paste images.

which one?
I've read these are popular and good, but that's a lot to test every one of them. Any suggestions?
  • any.do
  • evernote
  • google keep
  • remember the milk
  • TickTick
  • todoist
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i need to search alternatives of android apps and games. is there any website where i can find any of the one
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I have a lenovo a10-70f that only boots into recovery mode. I choose a command and I get the dead android logo with a triangle coming out of its stomach with a caption "no command"

My diagnostic is that the OS updated and screwed up, I've seen it similarly before with Google Play soft-bricking the entire tablet.

There is an option to update from from, does anyone know where I can get a copy of the original android image for this device? And where can I get a copy of the fastboot adb.sh file? I had it a while ago, and I lost it when my server mobo died.
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Our firewalls are not sync'ed to public DNS so we can't create rules by URL of playstore or appstore.

Our corporate mobile devices need to have push notifications & apps install :
what's the range of IP for appstore & playstore required & the ports to permit?

I heard appstore is a Class A subnet while playstore is probably a Class B:
is it a good practice to permit firewall rules to such big subnet ranges ?
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I have an OnePlus 5 running the latest Android 7, stock (not rooted). How on earth do I set Sunday as the first day of the week such that Google Calendar, Inbox and Keep all use Sunday as the start of the week.

Thanks in advance.
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using email version4 app on android7
i mark hostupon hosted linux php email as spam but same senders keep sending email
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I don't think there is any such software since I've been searching for days but I thought I'd ask on here as a last ditch effort.
I am looking for music management software (that runs on Windows) that supports both streaming from an Android device over the internet (ideally it has an Android app) and synchronizing an iPod.

My current set up:
  • iTunes as music management software, in order to synchronize my iPod.
  • CloudPlayer to stream from my Android device (all of my music is on Google Drive).
  • iSyncr to synchronize select playlists from iTunes to my Android device.

This set up isn't terrible but CloudPlayer does not feature all of the playlists I have in iTunes nor does it allow me to sort by iTunes fields (date added, etc.). I could technically just sync all of my music to my Android device as well but I don't really want to use up 40GB on my device for this purpose when I have a data plan large enough to support streaming on demand.
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I know people who travel internationally quite often, and they need to:

1) select the countries of interest
2) view a combined calendar of holidays

I hope this exists.

Thanks
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hi techs,
I am trying to play videos and pictures from my Note 5 to my Apple TV and suddenly it's not working in the last one year or so. The last time at work successfully was about a year ago and I was using allcast.  this week I've been trying to connect my phone again and no matter what I try my Note 5 will not detect the Apple TV and if some of the apps do list it it will not connect. I also tried my work Android phone which is I think an S7 and it wouldn't connect either. I have reset the network connections several times on both units and tried repeatedly with no success. I'm starting to wonder if Apple has made a change that everybody but me knows about. at this point what I think I'm going to do is buy the Chromecast and plug that in right alongside the Apple TV to see if I can use that to interface with my phone since all of the apps I've downloaded aren't working at all. My Note 5 is up-to-date with the most recent software and the Apple TV is also up-to-date with the most recent software and it is only about one year old. Any assistance with this issue is appreciated.
 thank you
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receiving and sending emails worked fine up until yesterday.  I use bluemail app on my phone.  my website is hosted by netfirms.com
netfirms directed me to your website for help.  What should I try to do to resolve this problem?
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I'm working with a Samsung Galaxy S6 on the Verizon network. It is current on software updates.

The phone works normally until we switch to maximum batter power saver mode (Settings, Battery, Power Saving Mode - Max.  After engaging this max power saving mode, the phone won't accept calls, and doesn't show missed calls. Even after returning the phone to normal power mode, it won't accept calls.  If we restart the phone is Max Power Saving mode it still won't accept calls.

Normally, restarting the phone will resolve this problem, but a few time we've had to do a full power off, and use the On/Off button to start the phone to resolve the problem.

Does any have any experience with this issue?

Thanks,

Steve
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Hello - we have Exchange 2010 OWA and I had a user who lost his Android phone in an airport.  We wiped it clean to be safe.  He later found the phone and we're trying to set it back up again, but OWA keeps wiping it clean.  I checked the OWA Manage User screen to see if it was set to keep wiping it, and I don't see that it is.  But its apparently stuck in a loop.  Anyone see this before?

Thanks
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Hello,

I have two rather dated reaction time javascripts. They work fine however each have slight issues.
Please tell me if there are any quick fixes for:

1.
http://reflextest.net/reaction/color.htm

When viewed from an android tablet and android media box, the popup box that returns the user's result has the following extra language a the top: "the page at http://reflextest.net says:"

Is there any way around this, because it's bothersome. The browser on my tablet is FF and the browser on the android box is the generic android browser.

2.
http://reflextest.net/reaction/average.htm

Is there a way to add a reset button to the existing script so that the previous scores are deleted before the user plays again?
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I am currently setting up a training room where I want everything to be automated. I have door style windows on a slanted roof that currently needs to be opened manually. The problem is that the windows are very high, and it is not practical to try and open them manually.

They are side hung escape windows with wooden frames and dimensions 660x1180mm.

I want to convert the windows so they can open automatically, preferably using a remote or voice commands using my SmartThings hub or Amazon Alexa. Would this be possible?

Would you be able to guide me to the type of window opener/actuator that would best suit my window and what else I would need to get to be able to use my SmartThings hub or IFTTT event triggering.

Any solutions would be much appreciated.

Regards,
Robbie
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Android

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, televisions, automobiles and other electronics. Applications are usually developed in Java programming language using the Android software development kit (SDK), but other development environments are also available, including Delphi, Ruby and Visual Studio (using C++).