Android : Weren't There Supposed To Be 1000's Of Apps?

Nov 19, 2009

I have to say that when the Android Market tells me I can browse the "top" apps but need to use the on-phone App-finder to see it all, I am immediately Paranoid. This is precisely the Hipster-Nerd-Elite stuff that makes me go all queasy when I think of the low-hanging I-Fruit that is everything open-source is NOT. It makes a person ask, what are you hiding?

Having said this, I still expected that there would already be several large Softpedia-type sites with a google or two of applications waiting for the Android user. You know--everything that open-source is. So now I find myself looking for an alternative audio-player to find that only TuneWiki comes up more than once or twice (and with each new introduction I like the option less).

So am I looking in all the wrong places, or should I have stuck with WM if I wanted 35 choices for every type of app? Right now, I'm feeling a bit scared at least until my contract is up again.

Android : Weren't there supposed to be 1000's of Apps?


HTC EVO 4G : Phonebook - Send Message Lines That Weren't Really Appropriate

Jun 17, 2010

I already searched and didn't come up with anything.

In my phone's phonebook, I have 3 numbers for my brother. HOME, WORK, MOBILE and when I go to look him up there are entries for sending MESSAGES to his home or work numbers. How can I remove those lines as I will never send messages to his HOME or WORK numbers? They are just clutter when I am trying to figure out what to do.

If you got rid of "send message" lines that weren't really appropriate, please share some knowledge.

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Jan 14, 2010

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May 13, 2010

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Apr 13, 2012

Is there a way to increase (or disable it!!!!) Message Text Limit more than 1000 messages per thread/conversation??

In Froyo 2.2.1 there were an option called "Delete old messages", but in Gingerbread this options is not present and I just can set numbers from 10 to 1000 of messages per thread/conversation.

I need to remove this limit without installing a CustomROM (currently I've the stock one), is it possibile?

(I'm using Motorola Atrix 4G with Gingerbread 2.3.6 and I've got 2Gb of free space for system's apps and SMS, so I'm not worried about space occupied for text messages)

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Jun 10, 2010

These benchmarks were taken with: Quadrant Standard

550 mhz Score: 351
800 mhz Score: 441
1000 mhz Score: 569

Thought that I share these incase someone was curious. I have a Android 2.1 Motorola Milestone. Its interesting to note that at 1000mhz when compared against the online database of benchmark results the Milestone placed higher than the Nexus 2.1. Though of course the nexus 2.2 still lead the charts.

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Sep 10, 2010

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EDIT : i ran it one more time after that & got an 877 .. both times btw it said i had an internal error AFTER i saw the score..

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Mar 18, 2009

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Oct 17, 2010

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All I do to the string is read it, and display in an HTML view. I would not have expected the %20s to be interpreted, yet they are. Is this the correct behaviour, or is Android being typically buggy?

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Android : TextView Supposed To Be Able To Scroll Its Contents?

Nov 10, 2009

It was my understanding that even though TextView is not a ScrollView, it has scrolling functionality built-in.

However, I'm not able to scroll the contents of a TextView (that's on 1.6). I've reduced my code to the most trivial example:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/ android" android:layout_height="fill_parent" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:orientation="vertical"> Code...

I then defined a really long string for testing, which I set on this text view using setText(). The text is too long for the TextView, but there is no way to scroll it. So do I need to wrap it in a ScrollView after all?

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Nov 21, 2009

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Android : Aren't Focus States Supposed To Bubble To Child Views?

Apr 19, 2010

When using a View within a View, for example an ImageView within a LinearLayout, both of which have xml drawable resources (the LinearLayout as a background) specifying PNG drawables to use for the on/off states, shouldn't children Views receive the focus state when their parent gets focus? So as far as I understand, both my LinearLayout and ImageView should be switching to their focus states right? Apparently not Or, more likely, apparently my implementation is incorrect.

The focus state works on the LinearLayout but my ImageView never receives focus.. I have both Views set to android:focusable="true".

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Nov 24, 2010

I have 3 text views in a layout, where the text clips a tad on the bottom on my droid 2...how can I ensure that the whole text is viewable and the user can scroll down (simply with their finger) to see the rest of my text?

EDIT:

CODE:..................

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Aug 4, 2010

So far i've only seen amber, yellow, and green. I might have seen red but i'm not sure... I've never seen it flash blue. What are the colors it can flash?

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Aug 3, 2010

When I turn it upside down it stays the same?

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May 3, 2010

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Mar 4, 2010

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Mar 13, 2010

Me and my brother both just imported new phone, me the milstone and him the nexus. Im pretty new to android, but isn't 2.0 and 2.0.1 supposed to have speech to text? I installed text to speech and it works, but when i go to run something that uses stt (like in handcent) it just says "rencognizer not present." Any help? tts and stt would be awesome for sneak texting

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Nov 8, 2010

I just rooted and I thought I'd try installing a custom ROM through the Rom Manager program. I asked it to "backup the current rom" before installing the ROM, so it's been stuck on the loading screen for a long time. Is this normal?

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Jul 19, 2010

I found the stickied PDF here, but was the droid supposed to come with an actual manual? All we have is some warning type booklets with ours.

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Jul 3, 2010

Or am I doing something wrong? I just got root and have been clearing out a bunch of preinstalled apps I never use, I was about to kill FMRadio when I thought I should give it another try first.

Am I doing something wrong but I can only get like 3 stations?

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Nov 11, 2009

Just wanted to make sure that the Hero is supposed to be a multitasking device? Because every time I try to multitasking, my phone freaks out.

For example, as I was typing this (i am typing this post on my Hero), my green LED started flashing because I got an email. So I pressed home so I could check my email (no notification drag down in browser) and phone started to just get jittery, get stuck, and just freak out and lag. All the meanwhile, the music I was listening to started to skip and stutter like crazy. That was just a simple multitasking task that went haywire (sp?) and it isn't the only time that its happened.

Like I would be browsing the Market and get a text (which lagged in that the notification ring sounds a couple of seconds after the phone vibrates) and I press home to check my sms (via chompsms because of the sms bug) and once again, my phone freaks out (not as badly as how I mentioned before, but still annoying.

Overall, I just don't think the Hero is doing a very good job at multitasking (my Hero at least). But i thought the Hero was supppsed to be a multitasking phone, no? What's the dealio?

PS: This took me FOREVER to type on the Hero because of its crazy keyboard lag when using it in the browser (even with haptic feedback off)

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Aug 31, 2010

So I got my replacement evo today that I was told would be new... its not, I am not very happy about that. but besides that the referb unit is in worse shape then my release day evo. The screen is up level with the bezel and higher in some spots ,the menu soft key only lights up half way and the vibrating is about half as strong as mine. they are both hardware 3. I have not activated it and have been talking to sprint for 2 hours, waiting on a supervise to call me now. I told them if they are not going to send me a new unit at least let me send back the refurb and have somebody physically test my new refurb before send it out to me to make sure it does not have issues. They say I have to send back mine and then after they get it they can send me out a new one...ERRRR I do not want to use this refurb unit untill I can get another. I am very frustrated with sprint at this point!!!

I am now calling HTC to see what they can do for me under the warenty... Ok He gave me a number for there warranty department but they closed 50 min ago so have to wait for there morning.

It has been half an hour no word from the sprint supervise. I am done ranting now hopefully this makes sense I wrote it really fast and angry. Hope everyone else is having a great Tuesday and if you got an EPIC congrats. Let me know how it is.

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Jun 19, 2010

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Sep 7, 2009

Is the web browser supposed to dim? mine does screen dims a little darker upon loading.is this normal?

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HTC EVO 4G :: Suspend Process - Running CPU At 50%-60% While Phone's Supposed To Be Asleep

Aug 28, 2010

I noticed a weird battery drain on my EVO over the last week or so. I've got the System Panel app, and it appears there's an internal process called "suspend" that is running the CPU at 50%-60% while the phone's supposed to be asleep.

I have the un-updated facebook app, and it doesn't have any login information anyway. The problem started occurring around the time I installed Pandora; have there been any reports of problems with that app? Alternatively, does anybody know what might be causing that process to chew CPU cycles?

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Dec 18, 2009

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Jun 8, 2010

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Sep 25, 2013

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Oct 31, 2009

I've had my Hero for over 2 weeks and just recently noticed that the top of the silver keypad area at the bottom of the phone is slightly raised from the level of the glass. I don't remember it being that way but maybe I just didn't notice it until now. For some reason I thought it was flush (even) with the glass before. When I run my finger over it and onto the glass I can tell it (the silver keyboard area) is slightly raised.

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