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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by ZEUS, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. ZEUS

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    Hi guys,

    I got my first Android phone yesterday, and I was impressed by the look and feel of the phone, but as of yesterday night I've been starting to get quite disappointed with a lot Android OS limitations, I have an old G4 Mac running Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 on PPC and it's safe to say my Mac doesn't communicate with the phone at all :eek:

    I looked to transfer some files from my machine's bluetooth to the HTC Magic. When it couldn't handle even that because of Android OS limitations on bluetooth transfers, I certainly wasn't a happy customer :mad:

    I don't want to be forced to using Windows to work with my phone, please tell me these wild oversights in Android development will be covered sometime soon and that Mac OS X will get the support it too deserves! :p :(

    (Sorry for the sombre tone of my intro, but I really am desperate to get my phone up and running exactly how I want to, but at the moment it seems my hands are tied :thinking::p)
     

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  2. antipesto93

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    to transfer files cant you just use the usb cable? -- drag down the notification bar and click ' mount'
     
  3. ZEUS

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    Thank you, that was the first extremely useful tip here on the forums!

    I got my phone from Vodafone Greece, and it didn't include any full instruction manual, and I am searching for the full pdf instruction manual as we speak :)
     
  4. Caloy

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    Sometimes just asking around would be less funnier than this thread. :D
     
  5. antipesto93

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    when you plug the phone in, drag down the notification bar, click mount, there is a folder on the phone called manual (I THINK?) and within that there are the manuals for the phone in pdf format that you can open using a pdf reader ... for mac.. i guess
     
  6. antipesto93

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    i dont get it lol
     
  7. justjimjpc

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    Welcome to the AF forums and enjoy your visits !! :cool:
     
  8. bigdroid

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    Welcome to Android Forums!! :)
     
  9. welcome to the forum, glad to have ya aboard!
     

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