Category Archives: Android

Yet Another Android File Manager

Well, it didn’t take long for AndroXplorer File Manager (see previous post) to fall by the wayside and join the pile of discarded apps. For my taste, AndroExplorer requires just too many clicks to get anywhere. So, it’s on to … Continue reading

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Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

Recently, when I have tried to install a new application and had to set a permission such as allowing access to the camera, a warning message has popped up indicating “Screen Overlay Detected” and wanting me to turn off the … Continue reading

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Android Programming

Have you ever wondered how all those Android apps are produced? Would you like to be able to create one of your very own? If so, you need Android Studio, an integrated development environment (IDE) for Android programming, from Google.

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Opening Local HTML Files in Firefox under Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

I use a local HTML file on all of my computing devices which lists all my frequently-used web sites on a multi-column page, with the individual entries being organized in categories. My new smartphone runs Android 6.0 which, for some … Continue reading

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Booting Ubuntu and Android on the T100

Once my problem with BitLocker disk encryption was solved (see previous posting), it was back to trying out Magic Stick as a bootable Linux/Android device. The instructions posted in the xdadevelopers forum indicate that “The installation procedure is extremely simple”. … Continue reading

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Mobile presentations

Do you use LibreOffice Impress and own an Android smartphone? Want to use your smartphone as a remote control for your presentations? Look no further. Download LibreOffice Impress Remote from Google’s Play Store.

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Top Dog?

The default E-mail client on my Android smartphone had the annoying habit of deleting messages from the mail server if I deleted them from my phone. Even worse, there didn’t seem to be a setting to change this behaviour. And, … Continue reading

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