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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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Quick Tasker tip: Use K-9 Mail to get email info into Tasker

Tasker has built-in features for gaining access to information from text messages and the phone, but email is a bit more elusive. Part of the

June 21, 2013 Android, Apps

Quick Tasker tip: The Say action can use inactive TTS engines

Tasker’s Say action allows you to use a Text To Speech engine to generate speech based on text input. It’s one of the most useful

June 20, 2013 Android, Apps

GEAK Ring is a great idea for a Tasker creation for NFC users

A Chinese company called GEAK has been making the rounds in the tech press today thanks to some interesting upcoming products. Perhaps the most interesting

June 19, 2013 Accessories, Android, Apps

A tour around my DIY Tasker sidebar UI

One of the Tasker creations I’ve used the longest is a custom scene-based UI to give me a place to put all sorts of Tasker

June 19, 2013 Android, Apps

Quick Tasker tip: Pull your account balance into Tasker using SMS

I have a ton of minor Tasker creations that I actually use fairly often, but rarely talk much about. One of them is a neat

June 18, 2013 Android, Apps

Quick Tasker tip: Stop profiles from showing as active in notification pulldown

A feature of Tasker that’s very obvious to some but has been completely overlooked by others is settings for individual profiles and tasks. Thee settings

June 17, 2013 Android, Apps

Beginner’s guide to Tasker, part 0: How to go about learning Tasker

Pocketables has turned into a major hub for Tasker content over the last year, and there are currently more than a hundred Tasker articles on

June 17, 2013 Android, Apps

The Clipless Kickstarter project and its implications for Tasker NFC use

The Clipless is an interesting project that’s on Kickstarter to get funding right now, and have actually already reached the funding goal. It’s a mounting

June 11, 2013 Accessories, Android, Apps

Reader request: A smarter flip-to-mute feature in Tasker

Over the weekend I got an email from a reader, Kapil, regarding a problem he has in Tasker. One of the most common Tasker profiles

June 10, 2013 Apps

Tips and tricks for debugging your Tasker creations

I get a lot of questions from people who’ve either recreated something or made something from scratch in Tasker, only to find out that it

June 07, 2013 Android, Apps
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