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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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Use Tasker’s Magnetic Field context as a makeshift NFC replacement

One of our readers, Christopher, emailed me a couple of days ago about a brilliant idea he had for Tasker. He has modified a case

May 09, 2013 Android, Apps, Good and EVO
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How to use the AutoVoice Tasker plug-in

Update: This guide is no longer relevant as I have released a more extensive, more up-to-date guide for AutoVoice, located here.  It’s not that long

May 08, 2013 Android, Apps, Good and EVO
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Check out this awesome Tasker/AutoVoice home automation setup

I’ve had the pleasure of having a Tasker-controlled home automation system for a while now, and I’ve been loving it. My tiny student apartment isn’t

May 07, 2013 Android, Apps, Good and EVO
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How to create an SMS-triggered wake up alarm in Tasker

Last month, The Office actor B.J. Novak tweeted about wanting a feature where you could send an SMS with “wake up” to someone, and have

May 06, 2013 Android, Apps, Good and EVO
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How to one-up the Samsung Galaxy S4 with a voice controlled call answer feature in Tasker

Ok, so you already know how to replicate the Samsung Galaxy S4′s wave-to-answer feature on any phone using Tasker. That’s all good an well, but

May 04, 2013 Android, Good and EVO, Tutorials
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How to replicate the Samsung Galaxy S4′s Air Gesture call answer feature with Tasker [Update: Video tutorial]

So there I was, minding my own business, when Samsung just had to go and say something stupid. I’m talking about the latest Samsung Galaxy

May 03, 2013 Android, Apps, Good and EVO
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How to create multi-mode homescreen shortcuts with Tasker

Home screen shortcuts have several advantages over widgets, but they also have several disadvantages, and one of them is that they’re very static. Shortcuts normally

May 01, 2013 Android, Apps, Good and EVO
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Advanced Tasker: Dealing with empty variables in scene menus

Disclaimer: Advanced Tasker is a series of Tasker articles that go beyond the beginner’s guide, and that’s aimed at those who have full control over everything covered in the guide.

April 27, 2013 Android, Apps
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utter!’s tutorial feature is an example to be followed [Video]

utter! is a voice control app that has been out for a while, though it’s still in beta. Its developer has been active in the

April 26, 2013 Android, Apps, Good and EVO
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The upcoming CommBadge gives you Star Trek-style voice control

I tend to get a lot of crazy ideas, and I find a lot of crazy products that way. This morning I started thinking about

April 25, 2013 Accessories, Android, Good and EVO
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