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Questions tagged [android]

software to run on the Android operating system. For non-recommendation questions, please ask on android.stackexchange.com, or stackoverflow.com for programming Android applications.

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Mobile Data Model Diagrams (ERD)

I want to be able to create and edit ERD whenever I want. Requirements Platform Android Must be simple (e.g. Quick and Easy Data Model Diagrams (ERD)) Only being able to "draw" the Diagram, don't ...
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Android navigation app that provides real time display of current speed?

I had an old Navman GPS unit and this shows the speed that I am travelling at based on GPS readings in addition to showing me navigation and routes. I have since discarded this unit and now I use ...
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RSS Photoframe app for Android

I have an old, slow Android tablet which is of not much use for "interactive use". I'd like to hang it on the wall and use it as a web-enabled photoframe. There are sites, where users post new ...
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Media Manager similar to iTunes for Android

I recently bought an Android device after several years as an iOS user. One of the things I liked about iOS was iTunes. It organizes my media files nicely and makes it easy to sync with my device. Is ...
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Password manager for Linux and Android

I'm looking for a password manager which is available as Android App and Linux Desktop application alike. I know there's e.g. KeePassDroid (see: Password manager for Linux with just working in-browser ...
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Launcher app that supports rotation

There are times when I would prefer to view my menu horizontally but the default home launcher app doesn't support rotation. So I am forced to use the default vertical view. I need an android ...
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Video Player with ability to take screenshots

I'm looking for a good* video player for Android which can take screenshots of the current frame. I tried VPlayer, but the problem is that if the video is in HD, the sound and frames come ...
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Drawing app for android that has Wacom support

I'm looking for a drawing app for Android tablets that has Wacom Pen and Touch tablet support. I have tried using Bamboo Paper but it only has support for phones, or at least not the Asus TF300T ...
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Android app to silence the phone

Looking for Android app to instantly silence the phone 100% (equivalent of holding volume key down till slider goes to 0). Requirements: On Google Play Decent reviews (4+ stars) Operates by simply ...
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Any collaborative tool/website to localize an Android app?

My open source (GNU-GPLv3) Android application has internationalization done the Android way, with strings.xml files. The community has many people from many countries, and they are willing to ...
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Refresh contents of SD Card on Android devices?

Storing files on the SC card on Android causes the problem that the files are only visible on the PC after restarting the phone. I want to avoid to restart always the phone after I store a new file ...
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A robust, actually working ad blocker for Android (without root access)

There are tons of adblockers for Android, but is there a reliable solution? I'm a bit scared about the possibility of an unintended malware download to my device. The requirements: should block the ...
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Are there any alternatives to Flappy Bird? [closed]

Flappy bird was a side scrolling game released for iOS and Android in which you controlled a bird flying across the screen by tapping on the screen to make the bird move up the screen. This game has ...
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Maintained open source offline Japanese dictionary for Android?

I am using Aedict 2.9 because I want an open source Japanese dictionary which works even when offline. However, recently, Aedict 3 has switched to a proprietary model it seems, and I would like to ...
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Translate a web page on Android from / to English

I need a software that can help me translate web pages from English to other languages and from other languages to English. The software should Have a short way of transferring the web page data to ...
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Note-taking application that can sync between Windows, Ubuntu and Android

Evernote has been one of the most used note-taking application for me, with it syncing between my Windows PC and my Android device. I usually use the Evernote desktop client on my Windows PC and the ...
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Free, light-weight launcher for legacy Android devices/versions

Please suggest a free, light-weight launcher for the Android devices which are now categorized as legacy devices, running on Ice Cream Sandwich or earlier (yup, ICS is now a legacy). Most of the ...
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What should I put on a Nexus 7 to make it safer for my children?

I wish to encourage my children (aged 12 & 10) to use their Nexus 7 tablet (Android KitKat) as widely as possible. However, I would prefer them not to misuse the privilege. I wish to block ...
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C# IDE for Android

One of the reasons I purchased an Android phone was that I saw an IDE that looked exactly like Visual C# on someone's Android phone. Ever since I purchased mine, I have searched on Google, Google Play,...
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Time management / personal planning service

Please recommend a good time management (personal planning, todo list, GTD) service. It should be accessible from different platforms (at least Linux and Android), nevermind as responsive webapp like ...
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Web browser that can view page source for Android

I have used Google Chrome, UC Browser, Opera Mini but I haven't found a way to use any of these browsers to view the source of a web page. I need an Android web browser or any other software that can ...
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Android text message software

On smartphones you have different apps. One for your text messages provided by manufacturer of your phone. There is an instant messaging software like Skype or Whatsapp. I'm looking for an app which ...
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Alternative for Gmail Android app, providing more flexible offline capabilities

The most problematic aspect of Gmail Android app for me is it's poor offline management capabilities. For example, I can choose what labels I want to synchronize, but the synchronization period is ...
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Cross-platform flashcard software with synchronization

I have noticed I learn efficiently with flashcards. The basic learning process: Software shows question (e.g "Flag of Finland?") User tries to remember the answer ("It's blue with white cross"). This ...
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Flashcard app that supports freehand drawings?

There are dozens of flashcards study applications for Android. However, the most lack of the possibility to add freehand drawings to a flashcard on the device. I'm looking for a good app that provides ...
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Software to take screenshots during gameplay?

I have a Kindle Fire 1st Generation, and there is no way to take screenshots using the Power and Volume buttons, like there is in newer version of the Kindle Fire. I need a good app that lets me take ...
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Draw freehand on Android

Using paint on Windows, I can edit images and also draw freehand. The default image editing application on Android doesn't support freehand. I need software that will enable me draw freehand on ...
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App to alert me of firmware updates on a rooted Android phone

Are there any apps that will notify me of firmware updates available on a rooted phone? The built in firmware check on my Samsung Galaxy SIII will no longer work on the stock ROM, because it has ...
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Cell phone emulation to capture screen action?

I need to create a tutorial about using a Samsung S2 / S3 / S4 application. Is there any simulator that I can run on my computer, so that I can use some screen capture software to create the tutorial ...
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Brain trainer — exercise perception, cognition and memory

There are several apps for perception, cognition and memory training. Can you recommend one that: is based on some scientific background has a recognizable / measurable benefit doesn't get boring to ...
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HTML editor that detects errors in code

On my PC, I use Visual Studio to edit HTML code. It has code highlighting and is also able to detect possible errors in the code. For example, improper nesting of tags. I need a similar software for ...
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Android educational games for small kids

Please recommend me games for small kids (4-5 years) Requirements Android platform Tablet optimized No Ads! No in-app payments! Educational Good for kids from 4 to 5 years Free or paid Good ...
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Purchase iTunes music on Android and sync it to iPod

My wife has given up a standard laptop and now only has an Android phone and an Android tablet. However, she still loves her iPod nano and is struggling to function without a Windows version of ...
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Syncing files between computers?

I have three computers (2x OS X and 1x Ubuntu) and Android tablet. I'm trying to find a tool to automatically sync files between the computers and the tablet. Backups are handled separately, so there'...
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App for Android that reads Open Street Map data but can be used as a GPS or for Directions [duplicate]

I want to use Open Street Map data but the Open Street Map website does not have these features. The main features I need are directions and turn by turn GPS navigation.
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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

I'm looking for an offline map browsing application for an Android phone. Absolute requirements: Runs on Android. Provides downloadable offline maps for the places I travel to. OpenStreetMap as a map ...
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Android application to learn English for small kids

Please recommend me an android application that teaches English for small kids (max 5 years). It is okay if it's not free. My kid can't read, so this tool should teach through images. I have tried ...
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Software to backup Android phone ROM

I would like to backup the ROM on my phone before I attempt to install Cyanogenmod on it. It is a Samsung Galaxy SIII on Sprint in the United States. My phone is not currently rooted and I'm running a ...