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just got a htc incredible. do I need to install a antivirus program? which one?

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Went into my application settings (menu>settings>applications>running services) and I was surprised how many things are actually running at once. Is there a list online where I know what I can close and what I should leave running?

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Plants vs Zombies is free today from Amazon App Store for Android phones. Unfortunately, it's not compatible for all phones, for example, it doesn't work with my original Moto Droid. :(

Here's the link with details for you guys that can use it though. It's a great game. http://kotaku.com/5806966/android-owners-can-grab-plants-vs-zombies-today-for-free

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love this game

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.

The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.

What did I do?

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.What did I do?

Oof. I've been debating whether or not to install Liberty.I think you just settled it for me.

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.What did I do?

Did you check and see if your apps are reloading from the market? When I just installed Liberty a week or so ago , all the apps reloaded from the market. The contacts , if your using a google account will resync when you set up your phone

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.What did I do?

did you backup your apps with titanium backup or something similar?

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.What did I do?

Did you check and see if your apps are reloading from the market? When I just installed Liberty a week or so ago , all the apps reloaded from the market. The contacts , if your using a google account will resync when you set up your phone
I don't know what you mean by reloading. They are in the market and look like it is recognized as a app that I have but I wish I didn't have to go back to the market for each one.Yes, once I resynched my contacts came back.

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.What did I do?

did you backup your apps with titanium backup or something similar?
I thought I did?

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.What did I do?

did you backup your apps with titanium backup or something similar?
I thought I did?
are you still rooted? if so, go to TiBackup and go to backup/restore. hit the menu button and choose "batch" it will give you an option to restore all of your apps and/or data.if you aren't still rooted, just re-root and then restore.

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.What did I do?

did you backup your apps with titanium backup or something similar?
I thought I did?
are you still rooted? if so, go to TiBackup and go to backup/restore. hit the menu button and choose "batch" it will give you an option to restore all of your apps and/or data.if you aren't still rooted, just re-root and then restore.
I bet I didn't get backed up properly because it is not in my apps. I got TB back from the app store and followed your directions and when I got to the final screen there is nothing there and I tapped run and no changes.So am I screwed? Its not that bad. I got my contacts back but I sure would like that app I paid for, tvshowstream.

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Can anyone tell me how to make a different app the default text app? I can't seem to find a setting for that on my Droid X. I prefer Handcent over the default, but every time a text comes in it pops up the default app.

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Can anyone tell me how to make a different app the default text app? I can't seem to find a setting for that on my Droid X. I prefer Handcent over the default, but every time a text comes in it pops up the default app.

turn off notifications in the default text app. both will still have the messages, but you'll only get the notification from handcent.

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I think I have a problem. I recently rooted my Droid x. I thought I followed the instructions on how to install Liberty 2.0.1 but I had some minor issue. Finally I got liberty installed but I don't know if I got myself backed up properly. The problem is once Liberty booted up I lost my contacts, my textx, and allmost all of my apps.The most important app I lost was tvshowsstream because I paid for it and now it can't be found in the app market but when I look in my system folder I can see all the apps that are no loner listed where apps are normally listed.What did I do?

did you backup your apps with titanium backup or something similar?
I thought I did?
are you still rooted? if so, go to TiBackup and go to backup/restore. hit the menu button and choose "batch" it will give you an option to restore all of your apps and/or data.if you aren't still rooted, just re-root and then restore.
I bet I didn't get backed up properly because it is not in my apps. I got TB back from the app store and followed your directions and when I got to the final screen there is nothing there and I tapped run and no changes.So am I screwed? Its not that bad. I got my contacts back but I sure would like that app I paid for, tvshowstream.
you may have lost it. if you're rooted, you should get droid x bootstrap recovery. once you have it, you can make a nandroid backup that gets saved on your sd card (or you can move it to your computer). once you have that backup, you can always get back to where you were with all apps and data intact. it was a lifesaver for me when I fell off a boat last weekend with my phone in my pocket.

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Can anyone tell me how to make a different app the default text app? I can't seem to find a setting for that on my Droid X. I prefer Handcent over the default, but every time a text comes in it pops up the default app.

turn off notifications in the default text app. both will still have the messages, but you'll only get the notification from handcent.
That doesn't do it. I don't get the default app notification in my status bar and it doesn't play a sound, but it still pops up with the message.

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Can anyone tell me how to make a different app the default text app? I can't seem to find a setting for that on my Droid X. I prefer Handcent over the default, but every time a text comes in it pops up the default app.

turn off notifications in the default text app. both will still have the messages, but you'll only get the notification from handcent.
That doesn't do it. I don't get the default app notification in my status bar and it doesn't play a sound, but it still pops up with the message.
go to settings>applications>manage applications>all then scroll to messaging, tap it, and then clear defaults, then when you click on handcent it should ask if you want to set a default. Edited by -fish-

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Evil Operator and Prankdial. Absolutely funny stuff.

I can't remember the name of the button, but when your in prankdial, the button on your phone that is on the bottom, far left. Hit it, then tap Listen. You can listen to people who have submitted their pranks. I can't stop laughing.

Fatbooth is a funny app also. A cheap version of Photoshop, just making people look fat.

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No one (myself included) like pay apps, but I was not a big fan of the Google listen app and wanted to find something out there for my podcasts.

I found DoggCatcher and have been very happy with it. $6.99 is a little steep but worth the $ in my opinion. I also broke down and bought Power Amp, great app for all of the music I have on my phone.

I use DoggCatcher, too. Very satisfied with it for $6.99.
:goodposting:

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Probably the one app I use on a daily basis.

Best app I have ever tried. Definitely worth purchasing.

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No one (myself included) like pay apps, but I was not a big fan of the Google listen app and wanted to find something out there for my podcasts.

I found DoggCatcher and have been very happy with it. $6.99 is a little steep but worth the $ in my opinion. I also broke down and bought Power Amp, great app for all of the music I have on my phone.

I use DoggCatcher, too. Very satisfied with it for $6.99.
:goodposting:

:thumbup:

Probably the one app I use on a daily basis.

Best app I have ever tried. Definitely worth purchasing.

I like DoggCatcher, but have been having the same problems with it as google listen with FBG podcasts not reading correct time elapsed and overlapping when I pause and restart later. Amazon has Pocket Casts as its free app of the day today, so I downloaded it and am going to give that a try.

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When's the last time someone posted a cool game for Android?

I don't understand why Apple has all the new games and there's not much out there for Android users.

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Is there any Android-based video calling apps worth a darn? (I'm on Sprint, so I can't use Skype). I've tried several (fring, tango, etc.) and haven't had good luck. Any ideas?

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Cut the Rope is FREE on Android for 1 week on Getjar.com. No billing info needed. Just download and install.

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Is there any Android-based video calling apps worth a darn? (I'm on Sprint, so I can't use Skype). I've tried several (fring, tango, etc.) and haven't had good luck. Any ideas?

yahoo messenger is pretty good if both parties are on wifi. It's meh on 3G

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just got a htc incredible. do I need to install a antivirus program? which one?

Does anyone have an opinion on this? Is an anti-virus app a good idea for android phones or just an unnecessary resource hog?

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just got a htc incredible. do I need to install a antivirus program? which one?

Does anyone have an opinion on this? Is an anti-virus app a good idea for android phones or just an unnecessary resource hog?
Lookout Mobile Security

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just got a htc incredible. do I need to install a antivirus program? which one?

Does anyone have an opinion on this? Is an anti-virus app a good idea for android phones or just an unnecessary resource hog?
Lookout Mobile Security
Thats what I ended putting on it.

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Ordered a droid charge last night.

Is there a post in this thread that outlines most of the "must have" aps?

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Anyone know a good mileage tracker? I've used MileBug on the iPad and it's worked well. Just wondering if there's another expense tracker that might be better.

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Wheel to Riches (a wheel of fortune type game) is a fun little game. It's very quick and there are a bunch of puzzles (very few repeats). Perfect "taking a dump" game

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Is there a way with Android to see if a text was sent specifically to me.... or if I was just included in a mass text to tons of people?

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Ordered a droid charge last night.Is there a post in this thread that outlines most of the "must have" aps?

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Ordered a droid charge last night.Is there a post in this thread that outlines most of the "must have" aps?

OK I'll bite. Have a droid for over a year, these are the must apps.Free apps:Astro(file manager)Handcent (best messaging app by far)Google musicDolphin mini TweetdeckMoboplayer (watch any file from ur computer without having to change format) Catch (great for taking quick notes and able to sync to Email for backup)Amazon app storeRingroid (create ur own ringtones)Paid apps:Fieldrunners (best mobile game ever)Cut the ropePeggle

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Ordered a droid charge last night.Is there a post in this thread that outlines most of the "must have" aps?

OK I'll bite. Have a droid for over a year, these are the must apps.Free apps:Astro(file manager)Handcent (best messaging app by far)Google musicDolphin mini TweetdeckMoboplayer (watch any file from ur computer without having to change format) Catch (great for taking quick notes and able to sync to Email for backup)Amazon app storeRingroid (create ur own ringtones)Paid apps:Fieldrunners (best mobile game ever)Cut the ropePeggle
appreciate it. So far, i just have the following.....Optimum mobile (allows me to manage my DVR)bank of americaHBO go (although i can't use it at the moment because CV hasn't adopted it)NFL mobile (awesome, since cablevision doesn't allow NFL network)google goggles google shoppingbar code scannerfacebookA little disappointed in google goggles, as I'd heard good things. It doesn't scan very well. twitterangry birds

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Sirius XM app is my fave to get NFL channel while at work or on the go.

ING/BOA for banking

XFINITY TV to set up DVR recordings remotely.

Zillow to follow how bad my RE holdings are doing.

For travel:

Flightboard

FlightTrack

Tripit

(all essentials)

iMeds for great info on medication use/dosage/contraindications/etc.

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Is there a way with Android to see if a text was sent specifically to me.... or if I was just included in a mass text to tons of people?

try Menu/more/reply all... which does not show up if something is just sent to you.

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Anyone have a replacement keyboard they like?

I recently started using Swype full time - I dig it. I had used the stock Froyo keyboard one prior to that. Check this out: How To Find The Right Android Keyboard For You

P.S. Today's Amazon Free App of the Day is pretty cool - it is a Folder Organizer. I dig it so far.

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Anyone have a replacement keyboard they like?

I like Swift. It learns your habits from existing email/texts and predicts words based on that. Just seems to get better and better at knowing how to finish my sentences which means i just tap the space bar to accept the words.Things used a lot 'I'm on my way' end up being - type the I, select I'm then space,space,space send

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Anyone have a replacement keyboard they like?

I like Swift. It learns your habits from existing email/texts and predicts words based on that. Just seems to get better and better at knowing how to finish my sentences which means i just tap the space bar to accept the words.Things used a lot 'I'm on my way' end up being - type the I, select I'm then space,space,space send
Do you mean Swiftkey?

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Speaking of Swiftkey....SwiftKey X is FREE in the Amazon Appstore today! :pickle:

I saw that, I am going to check it out.UPDATE: downloaded and installed. Not sure I am going to test it out yet though, as mentioned above, I just started using swype and am digging that at the moment. There are some features on SwiftKey that I really dig though, I am sure that if I quit swype I'd roll with SwiftKey over the stock android keyboard. Edited by Jaysus

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Speaking of Swiftkey....SwiftKey X is FREE in the Amazon Appstore today! :pickle:

I saw that, I am going to check it out.UPDATE: downloaded and installed. Not sure I am going to test it out yet though, as mentioned above, I just started using swype and am digging that at the moment. There are some features on SwiftKey that I really dig though, I am sure that if I quit swype I'd roll with SwiftKey over the stock android keyboard.
Downloaded it, set it as the default for a bit (over Swype.) Just want to see if it is as good as the hype. Fairly impressed, although I have to get over the desire to swype. I do find myself having to retype words in swype a few times or remove words (yoy instead of you, for example) that it predicts.

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I really like endomondo for keeping track of time/distance/etc. when taking walks.

I've been using Cardio Trainer and I love it. Seems like either Cardio Trainer or Endomondo would work just fine for most people.

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Anyone have a replacement keyboard they like?

I like Swift. It learns your habits from existing email/texts and predicts words based on that. Just seems to get better and better at knowing how to finish my sentences which means i just tap the space bar to accept the words.Things used a lot 'I'm on my way' end up being - type the I, select I'm then space,space,space send
Do you mean Swiftkey?
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What is a visually nice calendar app that syncs with Google Calendar?

I think a lot of them are apps that sit on top of the stock calendar. I installed several widgets and calendar apps. Stuck with simple calendar widget and touch calendar free.

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