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Tasker is an automation app for Android. It allows you to do all sorts of things, from automating everyday tasks to creating your own Android apps from within the app. It has a thousand uses, so our coverage of it is quite extensive.

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Tasker updated to 1.3, app creation for everyone

After lots of beta testing, Tasker has now received the 1.3 update to the release version. This is a rather major update, not just in

July 18, 2012 Android, Apps

Root and non-root ways of disabling a stock voice assistant

My Galaxy S II came with a voice assistant mapped to double clicking the home button. It isn’t exactly the most powerful thing out there,

July 17, 2012 Android, Hacks

Notify My Android lets you send notifications to your device from outside sources

I’ve previously covered how to send notifications from your device to a PC, but what about the other way? Notify My Android is an app

July 16, 2012 Android, Apps

Tasker Google Calendar event announcer task (download)

Continuing the job of announcing things using Tasker, today’s task download is for Google Calendar. It will read your Google Calendar XML file and announce

July 12, 2012 Android, Apps

How to customize an Android home screen, part 2: Shortcuts and icons

With the basics of Android launchers out of the way, it’s time to go in-depth with the various aspects of customizing an Android device. First

July 10, 2012 Android, Features, Tablets

Task for Tasker that speaks the weather forecast [Download]

Lately I’ve been lending a hand to someone trying to make a Tasker task that speaks the weather forecast out loud and can be used with other

July 09, 2012 Android, Apps

Unified Remote update “accidentally” allows for remote shortcuts in non-launchers, here’s how

Unified Remote is one of my favorite Android apps ever. It’s an app that connects to a PC-side server program and allows you to control

July 08, 2012 Android, Apps

Quick review: Remote Notifier for Android

Notification is the bee’s knees on mobile devices, because, well, they let us know what’s going on. When you’re working at your computer though, your

June 22, 2012 Android, Reviews

Remember to back up your app settings in Android

There are a lot of things that can leave you re-configuring all your apps from scratch, and while it would be annoying to have to log back

June 21, 2012 Android, Apps

Hands on the the Tasker App Factory beta

Have you ever wanted to create your own apps? I know I have, but while I can poke a sharp stick at a few different

June 20, 2012 Android
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