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Old July 24th, 2009, 03:20 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Default A Few improvements to standard apps and one new.

Printer App:
With all the new Printers being capable of IP/Ethernet connection and/or WiFi I think some one needs a app that allows printing. Maybe even allows printing via windows printer shares, like Printer Share but it is lacking in the way it hooks into other apps. I don't know how you make a service global so that things like Doc's to go and the browser can use it. But that is a needed app for me. I know with windows you just create a new printer and use a TCP/ip port ect.

For Browser:
Someone needs to figure out how to have folders in the bookmarks, and make it so it remebers where you were when it crashes. Mozilla and saddly the Iphone both do this. My friends Iphone can make folders in the bookmarks and when you power down and reboot the pages that were open are still open. Oh and the darn thing doesn't need to refresh the page every time you turn on the back lite/ bring it out of sleep, That drives me nuts when your on a slow connection looking for something like directions and the phone goes to sleep and you wake it and it finished but now has to refresh to allow you to go to the next page.

For the Maps:
It needs a overlay that can be moved but is trasparent and mostly non-obstructive. In the overlay it needs to have the ability to add/remove these and more; Current Speed. Heading. Elevation. Distance to Destantation. Distance to next Waypoint (Turn).
Also The new one has a nice Arrow head that tells you your direction but It only works if you are moving. it uses the GPS to determin your heading. That is fine but it takes a minute and requires GPS to have signal. I think that fiirst it should use the compass then switch to the more accurate GPS when it has a lock. It needs to allert you when you are near the next way point... like all other GPS units. Even VZnav does this. You should have auto-remap when you pass a turn. It needs to have the ablitly for a person to alter the rought given by the app. Maybe I don't want to take that highway....

Oh and I saw another post about this and it is right on: The map should move with the arrow pointing north always. I am constantly having to rotate my phone or I end up turning left when it should be right because I'm heading south but the top of my map is north. This could be a option to turn on/off also...

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Folder/App lock, Password protect certain files/folders/apps.
Improve the copy Text. it isn't bad now but using my finger to highlight tiny text on the screen I end up missing a bunch. maybe using the track ball and a key combo, like someone else said.

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Bug Fixes
- Facebook Sync with contacts is patched up and doesn't keep logging out every now and again.
- Program icons to remain in folders after changing to and from scenes. (HTC Sense)

Messaging
- An easier ability to group text (like, drop down then tick the contacts)
- Contact pictures next to names in All Messages menu

PC Sync
There should be some software which makes it easier to add video, music, pictures and other files. I have the HTC sync program for my Hero but it only adds contacts and events from Windows. A file manager would be nice.
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have an android phone on t-mobile germany
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google needs to release an official rooted build (or several) even if we have to pay for it
we need phones with gigs of storage and more than enough ram to the phones capabilities
playback for ALL video and audio formats and rates
with all of the above...a bittorrent client for the phone
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The one wish that really stands out to me at 03:20 on a Friday morning is Mac support. Rather than having to use separate third party apps to synchronise my music and whatnot from my MacBook Pro to my HTC Hero (and vice-versa), I'd like the same support as a Windows user has.

Unfortunately, my guess is that HTC is assuming if you are a Mac user you'll get the iPhone, and well, HTC, we all know what happens when you ass|u|me.
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Improved Contacts Manager
(list showing Image of the person and small icons showing available information) (eg: icon for telephone, email, workmail, blabla)
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I've posted these in other places, but figured this would be a good place.

Some of these are "novelties" for a phone, but now that Android netbooks and tablets are coming out (especially the Entourage eDGe, which looks amazing), they're more important:

0) A full (non-mobile) Browser option. Some of these others are a result of
the Android browser only accessing mobile pages (like the mobile versions
of Google Apps) and not the "full/real" versions of Google Apps. This is
especially important on a netbook or tablet. Extra bonus if this other
"non-mobile" browser has full flash support.

1) Full Gmail (send/reply as one of my other gmail personalities, create/edit
filters, create/edit labels, see full details of the message, see the
original message, edit the quoted message in a reply (to trim it down,
focus on a particular passage, etc.))

2) Full Google Reader (keyboard shortcuts, add/edit tags)

3) Full Google Docs (read/write, all formats, view Gmail attachments)

4) Full IM (more than 1 identity per service, more than 1 service
active at a time, more than one identity at a time active with each
service, more jabber servers that just google talk, more than
one Google Talk account, logging conversations to SD card/storage).
So, basically, all at once, I should be able to do 3 Yahoo accounts, 3
AIM accounts, 2 MSN accounts, 2 Google Talk accounts, and 2
Livejournal (Jabber) accounts.

5) Better VNC viewer support, and better integration with ConnectBot
(not so much Google's fault, but still something that's necessary
for me on a netbook; must be able to do BOTH ssh tunneling through
ConnectBot AND vnc password on the same connection; the VNC
viewer that I know about doesn't seem to be able to do that).

6) Tethering (Wifi +++, BT-DUN ++, BT-PAN +, USB)
phone: act as the server/access point/modem for those
netbook: act as the client for those, in addition to _options_ for
built-in/internal 3G.

7) Bluetooth HID, Bluetooth FTP, Bluetooth BIP.

8) SyncML client for Contacts, Calendar, Bookmarks, and Notes.
(Funambol only does Contacts)


And, for my pipe-dream (it'll never happen; 0-8 are, IMO, reasonable requests ... this next one is one that I doubt many people would take seriously)):
Android Pro: sort of like a mix of Android and Maemo -- add a "me" account at the command line, with a local terminal, for unix/linux pro's who want to have local unix access ... complete with gnu bin-utils, perl, full python, apt-get, apt-cahce, maybe even a light weight X server (that runs on TOP of the Android graphical environment) for porting other linux tools and applications. This would mainly be for netbooks, as I think most phones wouldn't have the CPU and RAM to really support it (at least, with an X server they wouldn't; they might be able to support just the command line version).
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how about the ability to change the source of contacts and appts. Say something gets added as a google contact (the default for pulling things from the web or another program), and I don't use google contacts. I should be able to hit edit and choose that entry to belong to Outlook, Exchange or whatever. If I set up an appt that should be work or public to others or what not and would like to put it under exchange, I'd like to not have to redo the whole entry under Exchange.

I'd also like to see separate user fields in contacts like Palm, Yahoo, Outlook and BB have.

The ability to sort contacts by last name? Seems so basic, and I'm tired of hearing people tell me to search when it's only the advent of google contacts and the dumbing down of PIM's to work with google that caused this non last name trend.

How about a shortcut in email to toggle to different accounts instead of having to choose from a drop down menu.

Did someone mention a standalaone video player and native file explorer?

True silent or vibration mode. The separation of different types of sounds (system, media and so on) is just dumb when the phone should be in silent or vibe mode. Or you should at least have the ability to customize the various profiles to include or exclude certain sounds, functions or what not.

Ability to listen to visual voicemail over BT (could be just a Hero thing)

This is just off the top of my head after the first week.
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Default My biggest wish for Android

i just picked up a new HTC Hero from sprint a week ago. Came from a Samsung Instinct so you can imagine how much I love the Hero and Android. The only thing that I truly wish Android had was the ability to run Windows Live Search. I used to use Live Search all the time and I loved how it integrated seamlessly into the telenav program. I'd search for a business, click the drive icon and BOOM...the GPS was guiding me there. Hopefully the new Google SatNav will have that ability when Eclair comes out. I tried the "Where" program, but it's not even close IMHO.
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TETHERING TETHERING TETHERING TETHERING TETHERING

PLEASE

Also down loading attachments from non google email.


YES! on both.


I would also like some sort of spy cam-esque app... Leave your phone somewhere and log into live cam from another computer....
(I swear it's not for changing rooms)
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I would like to be able to search contacts using the dial pad.
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I'd like that native as well. In the meantime, you can check out "acontacts" in the app store.
* Contact search by group
* T9 search (Eng,Russian,German,Hebrew,Swedish,Czech,Romanian, Polish)
* Search in any fields
* Grouping phone contacts
* Custom ringtones
* Advanced call log
* Callback reminders
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I would like to be able to search contacts using the dial pad.
If you are using ver 1.6 then using the google voice search just simply say the persons first or last name and the search will pull up all the matching references ..
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Give me animated .Gif support. Come on, guys. At least tell me its on the way. We gotta have that.
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First off, I'm a Newbie, SO, if this capability exists you won't insult me by providing information. BUT, I can't find it if it's there. With my iPhone, I could delete multiple emails by tagging them and then issuing a single delete command. I can't seem to find this in Android. HELP!!

Also, I'd like to delete some of my call log entries. I can do this on my corporate Blackberry.

These items seem to be pretty basic.

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With my iPhone, I could delete multiple emails by tagging them and then issuing a single delete command. I can't seem to find this in Android. HELP!!
If you're using the Android Gmail client (I don't know if it can be done in the Email client, I only use the Gmail client):

1) in the message list, at the left side, there is a check box -- press the check box for each email you want to select

2) after you press the first check box, you'll see a group of 3 buttons at the bottom of the screen: "Archive", "Labels", "Delete". After you've selected all of the messages you want to delete, press the delete button.
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1. Multiple Native Keyboards - IE compact qwerty (2 letters per key).
2. Option to have a different keyboard in portrait and landscape (like the storm) or for a specific app - ie use t9 keyboard in contacts
3. Option to easily re-assign buttons
4. Native option to change number of home screens (I'm using GDE so that works but it should be in the OS)
5. Quit button in menu for every app. It should kill the app when you press it, not just take it out of the foreground.
6. Landscape call screen. I use my phone in a car dock a lot and I hate having to look at it sideways.

Don't get me wrong, I love android so far and I won't be going back to WinMo, or moving to Blackberry, but these are just my wishes.
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Maybe its wishful thinking, but something tells me that HTC and Google will be making a dual CDMA/GSM phone. It will have live sync to both pcs and mac, and most of the features in this thread.

And if its on the Sprint Network, would be both 3g/4g capable.

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Maybe its wishful thinking, but something tells me that HTC and Google will be making a dual CDMA/GSM phone. It will have live sync to both pcs and mac, and most of the features in this thread.

And if its on the Sprint Network, would be both 3g/4g capable.

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They should just make a 5" multi-touch tilt-screen device with a side-slide 5-row qwerty keyboard, d-pad and android buttons on the face, and a PCI Express Mini slot (for CDMA/EVDO, GSM/UMTS, LTE, or WiMax data cards, so they don't have to make multiple models), and fully integrated Google Voice support (along with 2 USB Host/OTG ports, mini-DVI-I port, mini-USB client for data/charging, 2 full size SDHC slots, 3.5mm headset, 1GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and GOBS of battery).

IMO, they should partner it with Archos, for their media player support, clients for Hulu, Netflix, Rhapsody, and Tivo (for watching shows on your device), along with the existing Pandora client. Make a keyboard version like I said, and a keyboardless version (otherwise, exactly the same ... and both "chinless"). Wifi tethering, full bluetooth stack (BT DUN, BT PAN, BT FTP, BT HID, BT BIP, A2DC, and all of the other hands-free and headset profiles), and both the Android Mobile Browser and Chrome.

I'd buy that (the "with keyboard" version). And if they made 7" and 9" tablet versions (no physical keyboard) with PixelQi hybrid displays (e-reader + slate tablet PC), I'd buy the 9" one.

IMO, that would be the ultimate combination of mobile devices.
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If you're using the Android Gmail client (I don't know if it can be done in the Email client, I only use the Gmail client):

1) in the message list, at the left side, there is a check box -- press the check box for each email you want to select

2) after you press the first check box, you'll see a group of 3 buttons at the bottom of the screen: "Archive", "Labels", "Delete". After you've selected all of the messages you want to delete, press the delete button.
Awesome, thanks!! That works for my gmail account but not for my hotmail nor corporate account. Is this the short sighted corporate decision that if you use ours you'll get full capability but if you don't we'll punish you?

That mentaility only angers me, too many companies are thinking that it's a good tactic. Google.... IT SUCKS!!! Ahem... but, being a newb here, maybe I'm wrong.

Any ideas?

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1-flash support
2-streaming siruis-xm radio
3-install and run apps from sd-card
4-video out using a usb-mini to composite cable so i can attach my phone to a tv and watch videos on a bigger screen at work
Second number 4, with the video output. Wasn't looking to connect to tv but to a mini projector.

oh and the video conf idea, would be great if a forward cam allowed for vid chats.
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The ablility to set a specific custom ringtone PER contact.
That means when my girl calls, I know its her calling without even having to look at my phone. Or when its the boss calling.

Same for SMS/MMS. Custom Notification Tone PER Contact I receive a either one of these from my girl, and when I receive the message, I will already know who it is before I look at the phone.

If I haven't set a personal custom ringer/notification for a contact in my phonebook, the phone will play whatever the DEFAULT ringer/notification.
(Until it is SET by user)

The Blackberry Storm1 can do this ALL day.

More importantly, it can play notification sounds, ringers, or even WHOLE songs as notifications AND ringers FROM The SD CARD!!!!!!
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The biggest disappointment I have with my new ERIS (android 1.5) is the absolute lack of security: if my phone is stolen, anyone can access all of my email accounts, my web pages that require logins, my contacts, etc.

I realize that to save battery life the phone has to shut down after a brief period of activity, and that users want a quick way to get back into their phone after it goes to sleep.

So far google's "improvement" seems to have addressed "butt dialing" in the newest update (now takes a 2-finger swipe to unlock the screen).

But there should be some kind of fingerprint recognition or password entry to unlock the screen, else anyone who gets their hands on your phone can read your email, maybe even see your bank account numbers if you have been really careless.

This is on top of the problem that google has all of your contacts where they can mine them at will.
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The ablility to set a specific custom ringtone PER contact.
That means when my girl calls, I know its her calling without even having to look at my phone. Or when its the boss calling.

Same for SMS/MMS. Custom Notification Tone PER Contact I receive a either one of these from my girl, and when I receive the message, I will already know who it is before I look at the phone.

If I haven't set a personal custom ringer/notification for a contact in my phonebook, the phone will play whatever the DEFAULT ringer/notification.
(Until it is SET by user)

The Blackberry Storm1 can do this ALL day.

More importantly, it can play notification sounds, ringers, or even WHOLE songs as notifications AND ringers FROM The SD CARD!!!!!!
I ditto this 1000%. I'm almost ready to give this new Droid back and go back to my crackberry. I MUST have a separate notifier for my system alarm emails/SMS!

Unfortunately a real deal breaker for me. And WTF is up with no voice dialing via bluetooth??????? Really sad.
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  1. how about visual voicemail over BT
  2. the ability to move emails to folders so I can report spam and move things to saved folders if needed (not just in gmail and exchange)
  3. black print on a white background in email. the hero's email list looks so much crisper with black on white rather than white on dark gray like the Moment has. Maybe the option to choose our colors. Make that Ditto with SMS. Don't need a whole replacement program when having some simple options does the trick.
  4. more home screens without having to use a 3rd party replacement that only slows things down and introduces bugs.
  5. standard notes or memo sync.
  6. categories in the PIM in general (calendar, contacts, notes, tasks and so on). The ability to filter among them and such would be even better.
  7. T9 in the dialer so it will search contacts. aContacts and other replacements are a bit lackluster. And again, this should be standard.
  8. backgrounds that don't span the multiple home pages. I want the ability to create backgrounds that match the screen res or use the plethora of ones around the net that match the screen res. I don't need it stretched out since it isn't as sharp.
and is there a reason why the number or bullet listing feature doesn't work? There should be a number before each point.
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The ablility to set a specific custom ringtone PER contact.
That means when my girl calls, I know its her calling without even having to look at my phone. Or when its the boss calling.

If I haven't set a personal custom ringer/notification for a contact in my phonebook, the phone will play whatever the DEFAULT ringer/notification.
(Until it is SET by user)

The Blackberry Storm1 can do this ALL day.

More importantly, it can play notification sounds, ringers, or even WHOLE songs as notifications AND ringers FROM The SD CARD!!!!!!
I am not sure what you want to do. But you can set a specific ringtone per contact, using files you downloaded to the SD card. You start the Music app, then select an mp3 file. Hit Menu, and one of the options is "Set as Ringtone". Then it asks you which contact you want to assign it to.

You can also assign ringtones from the People app. You can assign any ringtone that appears in the list by selecting a contact, edit, select ringtone.
But the files that I downloaded to the SD card don't all show up in the list.
I don't know why. The safest way is to do it as I outlined in the previous paragraph.

I don't know what you expect if you haven't assigned a contact-specific ringtone (last paragraph of your post)?
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I am not sure what you want to do. But you can set a specific ringtone per contact, using files you downloaded to the SD card. You start the Music app, then select an mp3 file. Hit Menu, and one of the options is "Set as Ringtone". Then it asks you which contact you want to assign it to.

You can also assign ringtones from the People app. You can assign any ringtone that appears in the list by selecting a contact, edit, select ringtone.
But the files that I downloaded to the SD card don't all show up in the list.
I don't know why. The safest way is to do it as I outlined in the previous paragraph.

I don't know what you expect if you haven't assigned a contact-specific ringtone (last paragraph of your post)?
X the part about the different ringtones per contact. At the time my older brother who knows next to nothing was trying to figure it out on HIS Moto Droid. I do not live with him, we were talking through sMs.

I made that post referring to the Moto Droid AND
before I got my own Moto Droid.

I am still after being able to have a Contact Specific Notification Sound/Alert,
just like you can with the ringtones.
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I ditto this 1000%. I'm almost ready to give this new Droid back and go back to my crackberry. I MUST have a separate notifier for my system alarm emails/SMS!

Unfortunately a real deal breaker for me. And WTF is up with no voice dialing via bluetooth??????? Really sad.
Android as an OS, is still early in age.
Give it time. I know I am.
I think being an OPEN based Platform, this is one of the BIGGEST +'s, besides reliability that Android has on the RIM OS's.
Features, Fixes, upgrades, etc will and should come alot faster than on other platforms.

(I Don't miss Battery pulls, or QuickPull)

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I wish their was a way we could like all update at the same time so some people aren't left behind. i.e some are still running 1.5 and clear info is given when we will get the update.
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Same for SMS/MMS. Custom Notification Tone PER Contact I receive a either one of these from my girl, and when I receive the message, I will already know who it is before I look at the phone.

If I haven't set a personal custom ringer/notification for a contact in my phonebook, the phone will play whatever the DEFAULT ringer/notification.
(Until it is SET by user)
I'm pretty sure the Handcent app will let you set custom notifications. Download that. Plus, it's a much better sms/mms app than the built in one.
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I'm pretty sure the Handcent app will let you set custom notifications. Download that. Plus, it's a much better sms/mms app than the built in one.
I do not plan on considering Handcent until the overall quality of this app improves.
Users are reporting several problems/issues with this app.

I was originally talking about Future Android Operating System features, my wants & wishes.

Thank you for bringing the handcent app to my attention, unfortunately, I already gave the app a "NAY", as it brings too many problems to the Moto Droid.

Won't be installing.

I figure if blackberry can implement the functionalities/customizations into their Operating System that I am after,
I along with the Android Programming Community know that this is only a matter of time where my request along with many others, will be met & made in future releases of the Android OS.
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That's funny, because the ERIS already has a lot of these. Multitouch, flash, etc.
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10. Improve email app, allow for multiple message delete, empty trash, search mail

Is anyone working on this. In a little over two weeks I have over 700 e-mails in the trash. I can't believe I have to tap each and everyone to delete them.

While I'm here give us the ability to specify a time period of e-mails to pull form our servers. I leave the messages on the server for a few days for safety but I only want new e-mail to come to the mobile.
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Smile wish list--or are any of these already implemented?

I've had my Droid for about 2 weeks, and these are the things that seem to be missing. Perhaps it is just my inability to find documentation. If there's a way to do any of these things, I'd love to know!

1. Ability to shift from one open app to another without going through the
Home screen and reopening the second app. If I have multiple Home pages, I'd like to be able to have the phone open in one home page and flick to another home page where I have the calendar open, etc.

2. Make the "reduce/enlarge" button in the browser consistently appear
without tapping, because some pages don't provide a free space on which to tap! Or make this a menu item.

3. Make the browser STAY in enlarged mode once I've blown up the page. I
shouldn't have to enlarge the page every time I go to a new link.

4. Ability to delete an email from the list without reading it.

5. Prevent programs (like Corporate Calendar) from opening.

6. Flash embedded in browser.

7. Ability to find my documents and manage them.

8. Ability to find out how much memory I have available and how full my SD
card is, without going to the desktop.

9. Consistent change of orientation when I turn the phone. Some apps change, some don't.

10. Ability to flick from one image to another in the gallery.

11. Ability to make the "Next photo" arrows consistently appear when I am
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1. Ability to shift from one open app to another without going through the
Home screen and reopening the second app. If I have multiple Home pages, I'd like to be able to have the phone open in one home page and flick to another home page where I have the calendar open, etc.
Tap the home button once to get to your home screen if you are on another application. Tap home again to get to the middle home screen

Hold the home screen and you can change to another application (of six recent)


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2. Make the "reduce/enlarge" button in the browser consistently appear
without tapping, because some pages don't provide a free space on which to tap! Or make this a menu item.

3. Make the browser STAY in enlarged mode once I've blown up the page. I
shouldn't have to enlarge the page every time I go to a new link.
I just found the Steel browser and it does some really great things. Swipe to change tabs, automatic zoom on open, fullscreen. Check it out.

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5. Prevent programs (like Corporate Calendar) from opening.
Since it is linux on the background, processes swap fairly well and it should not kill your memory or speed (they say).

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7. Ability to find my documents and manage them.
There are filebrowser apps out there. I don't generally use them, as I manage my files by USP from a PC when I need to.

As for me:

Calendar needs lots of help! If you would like some changes, go to here and star my android developer requests, please.
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Thank you so much! I occasionally encountered that small list of 6 icons, but I had no idea how I got to them. I suppose the thing Android most needs is DOCUMENTATION!
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As I find out what works, I find I want more!
Yes, I can delete mail without reading it, but how about a Select All button, so I can delete multiple emails at once? And another button to empty the Trash folder without AGAIN selecting all the emails one by one?
But is this forum read by anyone who is writing Android updates, or are we just playing with our toes here?
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I don't know if this has been brought up, but as a new user I, would like (so far) one minor little feature...

A "top 25", or something similar, in the Market place like the iPod App store has. It's nice having multiple online sources of "You need this app" or "You should try this app", but it would be nice to have it built into the marketplace as well...
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I don't know if this has been brought up, but as a new user I, would like (so far) one minor little feature...

A "top 25", or something similar, in the Market place like the iPod App store has. It's nice having multiple online sources of "You need this app" or "You should try this app", but it would be nice to have it built into the marketplace as well...
android 1.6 has "top paid" and "top free" filters. the 1.5 Market doesn't have that?
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Nope. It has "Featured Apps" across the top, that's it.

At least I'll get my wish with the upgrade...
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The majority of items I'd like have already been covered. The one I don't see?

Ability to change font size everywhere. <the Blackberry allows this -- why not the DROID?>

I'm one of the LASIX supported viewers that can see fine at 50-100 yards, but must have drugstore cheaters to read the screen. On my Blackberry I made everything 14 pt BOLD and it worked like a charm.

I did find Handcent which helped with texting -- and learned that OpenHome will reset font sizes only on widgets. Nothing else seems to be available to change the overall fonts (other than the small, medium and large settings in the DROID -- large still isn't big enough for me to read without the cheaters)
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Ability to change font size everywhere.
This one occurred to me just the other day, as well. I may not need it NOW, but eventually, almost all of us will need it. And in some circumstances, it might still be useful even if you don't need it.

Android should address that, and other accessibility, factors. But this one in particular seems like a mostly-easy one to start with.
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well i just wish that

1.Native App2sd !!
2.Better copy paste interference (i dont like android copy paste intreference that pop up large windows just)
3.Drag to select text to ease the copy paste
4.Neon floating-point optimization support,so android phone have better gaming experience hehe..
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I posted this in another thread, but I want an app for the radio show This American Life, like iPhone has.
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Android needs to upgrade the email program to include two features:
a "delete all" check box for the Inbox
and an "Empty Trash" button.
I have over 300 messages that I had to delete one by one from Inbox, which are now in my Trash folder, where I again must select one by one for deletion.
I get it, I get it: you want us to use gmail. Mail to my gmail account doesn't have this problem. But I have other accounts, Android supports reading email from them, and it could do a MUCH better job.
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I currently have a Cliq and (generally) love it.
There is one thing that I think would be really slick, though:

A LASER. No just low powered . Modulatable and detectable. That way it could be used for: Sending and/or receiving data; It could also be used (in conjunction with the level) as a laser level; It could also be used as a pointer (duh); possible a TV remote (if it contained both a visible AND IR laser); It could possibly be used as a distance measuring device (LADAR); etc.

Another Android solution in search of problems.
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The laser/ladar/etc. idea is interesting...

but would that device come with a puppy?
or a pony?
what about a unicorn?
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- 4 inch or larger screen
- Super fast non laggy processor speeds
- Super fast internet speeds (4G)
- Nice hardware keyboard
- Good hard/soft keys (IE - Home, Back, Menu, Search, End Call, Send Call, track pad) - TV and PC output
- High resolution screen
- Super clear call quality (I mean it is a phone right?)
- JIT (Just In Time) built into the device natively
- Super efficient multitasking

Does it really get any better than this? Is this too much to ask for? lol
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