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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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Any.DO you say? Thanks, but I’ll stick to Astrid

Any.DO is a to-do manager that has gotten some extra press over the last couple of days because the once Android-only app is going iOS.

June 04, 2012 Android, Apps, Tablets

Pass practically any data to a widget using Tasker

I’ve talked about how Tasker can pass data to certain widgets before, but it’s a topic that deserves its own piece. Several custom widgets apps

June 01, 2012 Android, Apps, Tablets

How to create a pop-up settings box using Tasker

One of the things I have on my phone’s homescreen is a tiny invisible icon that when pressed brings up a small pop-up overlay that

May 29, 2012 Android, Apps, Tablets

QuickShortCutmaker lets you create shortcuts to things you didn’t know existed

Most Android launchers allow you to access activities that come bundled with apps. These are basically shortcuts to features in the app, rather than the

May 29, 2012 Android, Apps, Tablets

Your Android phone doesn’t have to sound like a robot

Text To Speech is a very common feature these days, and it’s actually starting to get used more and more as well, with services like

May 29, 2012 Android, Apps, Tablets

Building Nelly, my DIY voice assistant for Android

Few things in the mobile technology space has been as rewarding and useful as the time I spent learning how to use Tasker. My phone

May 29, 2012 Android, Tablets

Siri meets Nelly

Nelly, my own personal voice assistant made in Tasker for Android, made a cameo yesterday in my article about using Tasker for comic relief. Today

May 25, 2012 Android

Use Tasker to add some comic relief to your device

What was the first thing people did when Siri came out on the iPhone? Ask it lots of funny questions like “will you marry me”

May 24, 2012 Android

Why I finally gave up on Gmail for Android

Google’s own apps for Android are part of what makes the OS great for some people, and without things like Gmail and Google Maps a

May 24, 2012 Android

Make Your Clock lets you create your own clock/weather widget

Have you ever browsed the Google Play selection of widgets for ages without finding anything that really screams "use me"? Perhaps I just have weird

May 23, 2012 Android
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