Moto Phone Portal - Droid to PC Media Sync(and More) via WiFi

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  1. MonkeyTime

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    Ahhh, has anyone figured out how to run this over USB? I'm at work and wanting to play with it, but don't have access to WiFi here. When you start the program, it says you must connect over USB or turn on WiFi. So I'm assuming it can be run somehow from USB.

    I've tried with the phone mounted and unmounted, but no luck.

    I want to play!!!!!!
     
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    Suhweeeeeeeet find!
     
  3. SirBuckley

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    So does this app only work on the Moto Droid, or is it applicable to the HTC Eris?
     
  4. 928Droid

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    In the article they were using it on other phones so I would try it. Only reason it wouldn't work is if it is not compatible with early OS versions. I will also try it on my wife's Eris later tonight.
     
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    My laptop is telling me it can't open the APK file???
     
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    I emailed the unzipped file to my DROID and installed it from there. The computer gets no special software, it is browser based on it.

    Let us know how you do.
     
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    Thanks for the help on this...

    "Parse Error"
    "There is a problem parsing the package"
     
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    great find... this is pretty cool
     
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    Mac compatible?
     
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    Hi Guys... downloaded this to the desktop, couldn't open it. Forwarded to my gmail acct and tried to open it with the Droid and it still wouldn't work... any suggestions? My phone tried to use Astro to open the .zip file
     
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    Any way we can be sure this isn't some piece of malware since it's not coming from market, or even downloaded from moto?
     
  12. 928Droid

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    That is a risk you take no matter if you install an app from the Market or 3rd party. So far the only malicious Android app on record I am aware of CAME FROM THE MARKET.. just a week or so ago and it was sucking banking info !!

    Concerning the Phone Tools app, you can save some tin foil by doing a Google search for "Motorola Phone Portal" . There is even a link to an Official Motorola Press release(directly on their website) where Motorola mentioned this tool whould come with the Milestone, but it has since been edited by Motorola. It is still a mystery why they didn't pursure this incredible app, but I have already given my opinion in previous posts here ($$).

    Of course the Chinese Gov could have planted this app there 4 months ago to spy on the Droid Army that exists today :)
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2010
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