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Easily transfer what you're doing on a PC to your Android device?

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By Organized_Chaos, Senior Member on 22nd June 2012, 10:35 PM
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So I find a news article I'd like to read but I don't have time to read it. Is there an app I could install on my phone and my computer to make it easy to me to just push this site to my phone? Ideally I would click a button in my browser and it would cause the browser on my phone to automatically open and display the website I want to read.

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22nd June 2012, 11:38 PM |#2  
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Use a qr code generator to turn the url to a qr code and scan it with your phone?

I think chrome may also have something that accomplishes this. Something about syncing across platforms? Someone illuminate for me.

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22nd June 2012, 11:52 PM |#3  
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Use a qr code generator to turn the url to a qr code and scan it with your phone?

I think chrome may also have something that accomplishes this. Something about syncing across platforms? Someone illuminate for me.

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Ya I usually QR code it. But if you have Chrome beta you can see all the tabs you have opened on other devices and open the tabs on your phone/tablet
23rd June 2012, 12:01 AM |#4  
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Chrome to phone app

Chrome - Chrome to phone extension

Firefox - Fox to phone extension
23rd June 2012, 12:27 AM |#5  
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The best way is to use Pocket(formerly Read It Later, also the name of FF extension). It is universal, Firefox, Chrome, Any android browser(share button) etc. I prefer it to Chrome to Phone.
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Firefox has it, once desktop and mobile versions are synchronized.
You open mobile version, you find same bookmarks and open tabs.

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24th June 2012, 05:00 PM |#7  
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The best way is to use Pocket(formerly Read It Later, also the name of FF extension). It is universal, Firefox, Chrome, Any android browser(share button) etc. I prefer it to Chrome to Phone.

This is the best, I have tried them all. I have Pocket on my phone, kindle fire, laptop, and work computer.
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Maxthon browser has Cloud Push which is exactly what I was picturing when I asked this question. I didn't really want all my tabs to be synced and I didn't want to deal with add-ons , plugins, or 3rd party apps. I'll install Maxthon on each device and just use that. I like the interface better than any other browser so I'd be switching to it even without this feature.

Thanks for all the suggestions everyone. Much appreciated.
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Just to throw another suggestion out there:

https://www.pushbullet.com/
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