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Can't even enable 'Unknown Sources' since 'Security' in settings always FC. 3rd party Apps won't even launch.

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Looks great so far. No crashes yet.

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Ah clever, cheers will give that a shot

Any luck with a file explorer ?

Would you mind uploading the .apk (I'm pretty sure it isn't against anything). How did you get it on the device?

Edit: Ahh...it help to read. You guys are figuring that now. :)

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Would you mind uploading the .apk (I'm pretty sure it isn't against anything). How did you get it on the device?

Edit: Ahh...it help to read. You guys are figuring that now. :)

Im hunting for a CWM .zip of any file explorer

I used this gapps zip for Google Play

http://goo.im/gapps/...0429-signed.zip

Extract it and copy contents of

gapps-ics-20120429-signed\system\app

to

C:\SocketeQ\windowsandroid_root\system\app

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Crashes constantly for me no matter what i do.

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The Store is looking a little sparse.....

Mine did that, reopening it a few time fixed it

I read someone saying clearing Cache and Dalvik cache fixed the Play Store 491 error on a real device, but I tried and it made no differernce

Maybe this gapps package is too old?

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I tried to use ghost commander on my phone to upload to dropbox or skydrive and the upload fails. It only works if apps are transferred to the SD card. I can't upload apks from the phone :(

and I don't think you can move play to the SD card. :( I tried this to get a different version of play that would work.

(I also wanted to have local backups of my apps as well as sometimes the new versions break things and If I get a new phone I'll still have my old good version)

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I added an Angry Birds.apk to my Apps folder, it appears in my drawer but it fails to load... >.>

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Would like to see a quadrant benchmark, lol.

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I tried to use ghost commander on my phone to upload to dropbox or skydrive and the upload fails. It only works if apps are transferred to the SD card. I can't upload apks from the phone :(

and I don't think you can move play to the SD card. :(

I tried even downloading .apks from attachments on xda but the download just keeps saying pending

If we can find a CWM zip of a file manager it might work, actually I still have some backups saved from my ICS install of ICS, lets see if they are separate apps or .blobs.....

I added an Angry Birds.apk to my Apps folder, it appears in my drawer but it fails to load... >.>

Same with my attempts

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Would like to see a quadrant benchmark, lol.

About as close as you're going to get. 3rd Party apps wont run.

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Just copied the contents of my /data/apps backup from last year into /data/apps but it throws some error on boot and hangs on android logo

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Managed a link to Chrome, heres a major issue.

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crashes even when ran as administrator... :( can't get it working on server 2012

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crashes even when ran as administrator... :( can't get it working on server 2012

Maybe there is a service or something that windows has, that is normally disabled in server you need to activate ?

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how is this any different than Bluestacks (which does the exact same thing)

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how is this any different than Bluestacks (which does the exact same thing)

Only played with Bluestacks once or twice and from what I saw it only emulated to allow Apps to run in Windows, not actually give the full Android OS environment ?

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Maybe there is a service or something that windows has, that is normally disabled in server you need to activate ?

possibly....will take a look

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crashes even when ran as administrator... :( can't get it working on server 2012

Your running Server 2012 as your desktop OS aren't you... :/

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This is probably be the x86 port of Android, a lot of Apps are still ARM-exclusive.

It probably includes or download's Intel's ARM translation layer.

how is this any different than Bluestacks (which does the exact same thing)

BS is as the name implies BS. :p

It's not very stable and is more like a VM and not very beautiful at that.

Idk... not the biggest fan of BS.

Horrible UX.

Glassed Silver:ios

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An OS that can be run as an APP... well, I'm sold :D

BlueStacks is similar - in fact, that is what I will compare it to (since I have it installed right now).

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Your running Server 2012 as your desktop OS aren't you... :/

Yeah.... u mad bro?

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Managed a link to Chrome, heres a major issue.

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It's because it's obviously running x86 so most apps won't be compatible as they are made for ARM.

BlueStacks is similar - in fact, that is what I will compare it to (since I have it installed right now).

Is it actually Android though?

I'm not doing this because I want the apps, I'm doing it because I'm a nerd and I think it's cool.

Can't ADB to it either. That would fix installing things.

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BlueStacks does the exact same thing but does it properly and it will download all your apps.

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BlueStacks does the exact same thing but does it properly and it will download all your apps.

It doesn't run Android as if it was a tablet though. Which I believe is what we are trying to do. We're just playing around with it.

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