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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #15 on: June 28, 2011, 10:56:52 PM »
Steve,

I tired to find it but couldn't get it either! I agree with Paul that the market search is pretty crap.

Anyway here's a link to the app. Hopefully this will help you get it on your phone. I really like as I can tick off objects as I have sen them. It appeals to the trainspotter in me i think!

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http://www.androidzoom.com/android_applications/tools/messier-objects_nqig_download.html

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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #16 on: June 28, 2011, 11:15:56 PM »
That search only finds skeye which seems poor as i cant even get constellation names. Still havent been able to find google sky map. Pissed off and going to bed.
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #17 on: June 28, 2011, 11:50:50 PM »
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That search only finds skeye which seems poor as i cant even get constellation names. Still havent been able to find google sky map. Pissed off and going to bed.

That's weird Paul I also have SkEye and it shows constellation names on my phone, it should do until you find sky map. The reason I downloaded it was because you are supposed to be able to use it as a 'push to' if you strap your phone/tablet to your scope. I haven't tried it yet though so I don't know how good it will work.

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Anyway here's a link to the app. Hopefully this will help you get it on your phone. I really like as I can tick off objects as I have sen them. It appeals to the trainspotter in me i think!

I found Polar Finder no probs but still can't find Messier Objects on Android Market.... I even used the QR code scanner on my phone and it still couldn't find it...... wierd!!


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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #18 on: June 29, 2011, 08:34:25 AM »
My main gripe at the moment is that it doesnt see the EOS as a storage device when connected so I can't browse my pictures. One of the main reasons for taking it on holiday.

Tried with a CF card reader last night but it still wouldnt work. Going to try a few different picture viewers with the CF reader today and see if I can find a resolution.
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #19 on: June 29, 2011, 09:41:29 AM »
Well first of all is the tablet a usb hub ?  If it isn't then I doubt it will power
the usb interface to the camera and probably wouldn't subsquently mount the device.

My recommendation is download a file manager :

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.speedsoftware.explorer&feature=more_from_developer

and see if you can navigate to the camera to double check if its mounted.  Often the gallery
will scan for new pictures on a reboot I have found.

Here is Google sky map, if you log into the Android store you can
instruct it to download to your phone from there or do a search for sky map that might find it.

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.google.android.stardroid&feature=search_result

Lastly, get a barcode scanner, that way you can download using QR codes which is useful
if you see an app online (instead of having to search for it).

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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #20 on: June 29, 2011, 01:05:31 PM »
I think part of my issue is that my device isnt registered on the marketplace and to do so it seems to want to send a text to my "android smartphone" which this isnt. I'm obviously missing something lol
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #21 on: June 29, 2011, 01:30:20 PM »
Tried to install that file explorer.... There are no android devices associated with your account. F$%!
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2011, 02:24:19 PM »
Can you not access Google marketplace ?  I take it you have a
google account ?
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #23 on: June 29, 2011, 02:34:47 PM »
Yep, I've installed apps from the marketplace but when I go to install that file explorer it says I dont have any devices associated with the account (gmail account)
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2011, 02:39:04 PM »
Can you see the File Manager in the app store on your tablet ?
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #25 on: June 29, 2011, 02:43:45 PM »
Paul if you email me your gmail account I will send you links to the apps
on the market place using ShareApps.


Oh I just recalled I have your other email, I'll try that...
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #26 on: June 29, 2011, 03:30:13 PM »
pm'd you the email address.

Have had a limited success btw :)

Quikpics will read the CF card in the card reader! so I CAN check my pics on holiday (PHEW)

just need to get the marketplace thingy sorted for astro apps :)
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #27 on: June 29, 2011, 03:53:13 PM »
Sent you links to the apps to both emails, so you can see how that
works out of you.

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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #28 on: June 29, 2011, 04:33:49 PM »
Afraid every link I click from your email on the tablet says "The requested item could not be found"

I'll try searching by name on the marketplace again
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Re: Android Tablets
« Reply #29 on: June 29, 2011, 05:55:24 PM »
good grief, that's weird.
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