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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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Creating a “kids mode” using Tasker

If you’re often in a situation where children are asking for your phone to play games on, which is what happens to me every Christmas

December 05, 2013 Android

Google Voice location based call forwarding using Tasker and Locale GV Settings Plugin

One of the problems I have with Google Voice is that, to use multiple phones, you either have to set call screening on, or make

November 13, 2013 Android, Apps, Tutorials

Using Tasker to automatically offload media to USB

One of the things I absolutely abhor about modern smartphones is the insistence of the manufacturers to sacrifice expandability for the sake of thinness. Case

November 11, 2013 Android, Pocketables, Tutorials

Using Tasker to automatically signal for assistance

Two things have recently come into my life lately: the most recent is Tasker, and the slightly less recent addition is my daughter, who is

October 28, 2013 Android

What can you do with a spare entry-level Android phone? Part 2: Alarm-ing news

It’s been a few days now since I bought a Galaxy S5301, and I’ve slowly started putting stuff where it belongs

August 10, 2013 Android, Editorials

What can you do with a spare entry-level Android phone? Part 1: First impressions

Occasionally, local electronics stores here in Norway offer up entry level Android phones for ridiculously low prices. I’ve let those chance slip in the past,

August 06, 2013 Android

Creating a better laundry alarm in Tasker

I have lots of small Tasker creations that I use often, but tinker with rarely, because they “just work”. One of them is my laundry

August 05, 2013 Android, Apps

Join our new Tasker Think Tank forum

Tasker is hard to learn, which is why my many articles on the subject actually have a purpose. It’s also why every Tasker forum out

August 02, 2013 Android, Apps, Pocketables

Quick Tasker tip: Create a dynamic profile for canceling persistent AutoNotifications

I’ve basically stopped using Tasker’s built-in notification creation actions altogether, because AutoNotification simply does it better. Very often I use the option to make a

July 31, 2013 Android, Apps

Quick Tasker tip: Watch out for auto correction when using Tasker

I’ve previously written about what you can do to debug Tasker creations you make and try to find out why something’s not working. The latest

July 31, 2013 Android, Apps
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