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(1) Copying files from a site on the Internet to the user's account in an online storage service, rather than downloading them to the user's computer.

(2) To install an application on a mobile device from an online marketplace that is not sanctioned by the device maker.

(3) Copying files from a computer to an SD card that is then inserted into a mobile device.

(4) Transferring data to a computer first and then from the computer to the mobile device.

(5) Copying an app from a computer to a mobile device rather than downloading it from the online store.
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Once you have downloaded the APK, you can sideload it on your Android device so its lock screen will be free from ads.
It also neglected to offer a readily available Prime Video app for Android up until just a few months ago (previously, you had to go out of your way to sideload the entire notification-spam-spewing Amazon storefront app just to play a lousy movie).
The low displacement motors enable flexible system design by increasing pressure capability, sideload and thrust load bearing capacity as compared to competitive motors in similar low displacements.
As a consequence, the one app that he can't live without is MLB At Bat, although since MLB stopped supporting BlackBerry devices for the 2015 season, Miliband might have to learn how to sideload pretty quick.
It also used a search engine called Sideload, which allowed users to search the internet for free--but not necessarily legal--downloads and store them in their lockers.
Similarly, a widening of the bearing supporting the output shaft has increased sideload capability by 47%.
5 NOOK app for Windows 8 has a new user interface, faster performance and the most requested features including highlighting, annotations, dictionary lookup, find in books, improved shop and search functionality and the ability to sideload ePub and PDF files from their local drives.
The T-shaped mounting plate was equipped with three Sachtler Sideload plates that enabled optimal positioning of the camera's centre of gravity and kept the complete unit as compact as possible.
The deals allow the dual delivery of DRM free tracks to a wide range of mobile phones and PCs, with no need to sideload or synchronise.
the world's first and only way to sideload optimized videos from the Internet to a mobile device, has announced a new initiative that will take mobile video advertising in a new and never before seen direction: sideways.
s line of mechanical power take-off clutches target inline and sideload applications on all internal combustion engines.