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Google gadget for Android Enthusiasts [closed]

Hi guys, This is not a question I made a small google widget for displaying your flair on iGoogle or another google service. You can check it out @ http://www.google.fr/ig/adde?moduleurl=http://dl....
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Tags: American or British spelling

What should be the standard spelling for tags where the American and British spellings differ? For instance: https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/synchronisation I expect "...
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What's the deal ForceClose.com? [closed]

So what's the deal ForceClose.com? (that should be read with a Seinfeld impression) But seriously, it appears to be the same thing as android.stackexchange.com. What's there relation? Was it built ...
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I made a twitter account that polls the RSS feed

You can find it here. It will only post one tweet per hour of the newest questions. If anyone would like to make a better Twitter icon, please do. Whenever we get an official domain name, the ...
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What about QR codes?

I just used QR codes to link to apps in the market. What's your opinion on using them for linking apps? I think they are widely used, and there are many barcode readers for Android which can handle ...
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Can we refrain from answering with lazy guesses or opinions?

I have been reading a lot of "answers" that are merely someone's opinion or lazy guess. If someone asks a specific question and you don't know the answer with authority then don't answer. If you ...
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How should we handle Android Version Tags?

How should we handle tags for the various versions of Android? For Android 2.2, we have have three different tags. Android-2.2, Froyo, and 2.2. Android-2.2 is by far the most popular, next followed ...
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How do we handle duplicate questions from the site-merge?

Now that the Android questions from gadgets.StackExchange have been merged in, we've got a lot of duplicated questions that pre-date the start of beta. Answers can be different, or come from the same ...
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What's the policy on linking to non-market apps?

Not that non-market or self-hosted apps should be an issue -- but what about "Warez"-type hosting of cracked paid apps, or of apps that have been removed from the market? case in point -- the ...
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Voting to close a “list” or “favorite” question - Which reason should I select?

This answer here on meta points out a number of questions asking for a list of apps or "your favorite X app" which should probably be closed due to their subjective/unanswerable nature. When I vote ...
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Are app specific questions appropriate?

Are questions like the following appropriate? "I'm using application X, can you tell me how to do Y with app X?"
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Is “What is an app that does X, Y, and Z?” a valid question?

Just another angle at defining the fuzzy boundaries of things here. Say I'm looking for a Books app with barcode scanning and GoodReads integration, is asking whether one exists and what it is on ...
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Are specific model/service provider questions appropriate?

e.g. I want to ask a question if anyone has more details or has seen any update on when Sprint will be rolling out 4G to New York. This is because I have an EVO 4G, which is an android phone. But ...
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Design & Logo ideas? [closed]

We've got a while, but no harm in starting to brainstorm now. Besides, I'm part web designer and I like thinking about these things, even if I don't have a lot of time to contribute in that regard ...
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Are questions like “App X is great, are there other apps like it?” appropriate?

If you have some app for something that you like and are looking for other similar apps, is that an appropriate question?
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Are Android programming questions for this site or Stack Overflow?

Stack Overflow already has lots of questions regarding Android programming. Should this site try to stick to questions about using/owning an Android device, rather than developing for it? Or is the ...
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What should our domain be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write and Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: ...
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Are “What Apps Should I Get?” Questions Appropriate?

Are questions that belong to the category "What Apps Should I Get?" appropriate Android Enthusiasts? How about if they're asking for specific apps, such as "What are good RSS aggregator apps that ...

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