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Add a note to the “Ask a Question Page” to reinforce that dev questions are off-topic

The "Ask a Question" page currently has the following notice on the right side near the question box: How to Ask Is your question about Android? We prefer questions that can be answered,...
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Adding a template question to the Ask Question box

Every now and then we see some questions of very low quality. The question is 70% venting and/or panic and begging and include no information about the device itself or the Android version. We have ...
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Please add Stack Overflow as a migration option in the off-topic vote-to-close dialog

The vast majority of off-topic questions that we've migrated away have been to Stack Overflow. (In fact, I only see two questions migrated to a site other than SO.) Please add Stack Overflow to the ...
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Can we black-list the Android-tag?

I have seen that some questions are tagged with [android], but since this site is only about Android I don't see this tag usefull. Basically all questions should be tagged with that tag. Can we black-...
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How can we include a user's phone info in the profile?

In most questions on AE, one of the more common comments below a question usually are to ask the questioner details regarding his/her device - what device are you using? what version of Android is ...
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How can we ensure that users include relevant detail when asking a question?

A lot of questions are posted in which there is a bare minimum of information and someone almost always comments and says to add details such as Android device, Android version, etc. This fine but it ...
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When asking a question, enforce user to read the FAQ first

Is it possible, that when asking a question, a kind of a check to say something like Tick here, and Yes, I have read the FAQ and acknowledge that the question fits the criteria in order to enforce ...
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Roboto is the new Droid

As this article explains, Android's visual identity has moved from the Droid Sans font to the Roboto font as of Android 4.0. However, the licensing for the font is unclear (to me) and the Wikipedia ...
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QR Code generator

Hey guys, Now that the Android Market is out on the web it would be great to be able to generate a QR code right here in text box. This would allow us to stop using other websites like AppBrain for ...
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wifi tags - are wifi-tethering and wifi-hotspot redundant?

Are "wifi-tethering" and "wifi-hotspot" redundant? Are there other forms of tethering or hotspots available for Android? Example question
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Font on AE really difficult to read [duplicate]

Is it just me, or is the Roboto font used on Android Enthusiasts really difficult to read? On my screen it looks like an XXX-lite variant. The bold titles are fine, it is the "normal" text which is an ...
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Change non-meta design to match Material Design guidelines [duplicate]

Google released Material Design Guidelines and Android Lolipop (5.0) is fully using this guidelines. As the non-meta site still use old icon (from Gingerbread, It's a great occasion to give a major ...
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Can SE make tags that block a question from being asked if the tag is used?

I was thinking recently about how often this site gets questions related to android development that are instantly closed (because they are off-topic). And I thought of how the meta sites require a ...
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Update chat rooms to Material design

The major Material design updates to this site are cool, and increase the look of the site. But, see this comparison: Screenshot of Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange Screenshot of Android ...
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I think the quote blocks should be more visible on this site

On other StachExchange sites, you can easily see the Quoted blocks in posts. But on this site they are, because of the white background, hardly visible. Maybe it should be considered to give them a ...
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Getting rid of the gingerbread icons [duplicate]

Could we replace the gingerbread icons (upvote, downvote, star) and use the Holo one. I propose: Upvote https://android-ui-utils.googlecode.com/hg/asset-studio/dist/res/clipart/icons/...
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Put “Dev Qs not allowed” on Ask Question page for new users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add a note to the “Ask a Question Page” to reinforce that dev questions are off-topic The site FAQ clearly mentions that development questions are off-topic here, ...