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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dscribe, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. dscribe

    dscribe Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I had made a thread in the help and troubleshooting forums at one time asking if anyone knew a way to push a url very quickly (and easily) from one's phone to one's pc. Well, I never got a satisfactory reply (that I'm aware of, can't find that thread now) but now I see there is a chrome extension and android app combo out just for this very thing! You have to set them up with permissions against an email account. Works great once you get everything setup.

    Here are the urls:

    Chrome extension: https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/hkelgkihphkegiaagbcgglfidabmgkgp

    Android App:


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  2. necosino

    necosino Android Expert

    Keep in mind this is NOT "Chrome to phone." Same concept, but BACKWARDS!
  3. dscribe

    dscribe Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Very correct. This is not chrome to phone, which is for pushing urls from PC to phone. (Chrome to phone only works with Android 2.2, but if you don't have 2.2 and want that capability you can get the PushLink app and extension that works on Android 2.1)

    This is for pushing urls from phone to PC (reverse of Chrome-to-Phone and PushLink) called "Android2Cloud." It is really cool and once setup, it works great on Android on 2.1. Android2Cloud is also for the Chrome web browser on the PC side.
  4. necosino

    necosino Android Expert

    Oh snap! both sites look exactly the same, lol... I stand corrected, very cool.
  5. Colchicine

    Colchicine Android Expert

    I simply couldn't trust the developer with my account information. I uninstalled it.
  6. necosino

    necosino Android Expert

    "There are some comments about the security of the app. You're all 100% right; I didn't expect the application to get so much attention so quickly. The next release is focusing on adding a bit of polish, and making sure people don't need to feel uneasy about using the service."
  7. akazabam

    akazabam Android Expert

  8. dscribe

    dscribe Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Like Necosino said, the app combo appears to the be work of a lone college student who put something together only to find interest explode far beyond his expectations. The developer has stated that if you feel uncomfortable with the security permissions situation, he understands, no problem. I myself found the server title to be a bit suspicious looking, but at this point I'm pretty comfortable with this one. Worse thing is that since the guy got so much response it seems to be overloading his server and he is having trouble keeping up with demand. I hope he finds a solution.

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