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« Reply #75 on: May 05, 2011, 02:22:05 PM »

After a bit of searching around and testing, here's a supplementary list (i.e., not including things I already talked about) of apps worth looking at.


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« Reply #76 on: July 11, 2011, 07:45:10 PM »

Lately I'm noticing the displayed time being sooner later than what seems correct -- and it seems to get worse over time.

Installed ClockSync (root required) and am hoping for an improvement.

Has anyone else had similar problems?
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« Reply #77 on: July 12, 2011, 06:50:23 AM »

Lately I'm noticing the displayed time being sooner later than what seems correct -- and it seems to get worse over time.

Installed ClockSync (root required) and am hoping for an improvement.

Has anyone else had similar problems?

Not me. I think my phone synchs it's time with a reference supplied via the phone network. Under Settings - Date & Time, there's an option 'Automatic' which I have ticked.
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« Reply #78 on: July 12, 2011, 11:41:07 AM »

My watch syncs by radio and is always correct  thumbs up. My phones sync with their networks and are always correct  thumbs up. My W7 computer syncs daily with the windows internet timeserver and is 8 minutes fast (& this doesn't change even if I do a manual update or change the timeserver  thumb down thumb down thumb down).
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« Reply #79 on: July 12, 2011, 11:49:15 AM »

I recently found TinyShark, free Grooveshark for Android. You don't even need a Grooveshark account. Very, very great.  Kiss
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« Reply #80 on: July 12, 2011, 08:04:51 PM »

Lately I'm noticing the displayed time being sooner later than what seems correct -- and it seems to get worse over time.

Installed ClockSync (root required) and am hoping for an improvement.

Has anyone else had similar problems?

On Sunday the power went out here and I reset the clock in the kitchen according to my Android's clock. I found out later that day that my Android clock was about 20 minutes behind actual time and I was late for something. This thread reminded me to fix my clock on my Android, but I just checked and it is accurate now. huh

I no longer subscribe to cellular/data service on my Android, I also hadn't had it connected to the wifi for a while and it got behind. But for about the past 24 hours it's been connected to WiFi and now the clock is right, so I think perhaps it automatically syncs itself with some sort of "atomic clock" if it has data/WiFi access.

Other than this instance on Sunday, I've never noticed my Android clock being wrong, except perhaps when I was travelling by airplane (phone was off) across timezones.
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« Reply #81 on: July 13, 2011, 05:17:27 AM »

Thanks all for your comments smiley

The device in question here isn't currently associated with any phone plans and its WiFi doesn't tend to be on very much to increase the time between battery charges.
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« Reply #82 on: July 27, 2011, 07:42:48 PM »

Came across this spreadsheet of supposedly free apks:

  https://spreadsheets.goog...YlJNYW5WMmxJMlE&gid=0
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« Reply #83 on: July 28, 2011, 04:30:07 PM »

I just started using Andricious - a Delicious client that integrates with Android. Works very well.

https://market.android.co...id=com.sherbert.delicious

The integration is good and I can use it in Opera. So... Happy. smiley
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« Reply #84 on: July 28, 2011, 04:46:43 PM »

Delicious is still around? Thought Yahoo canceled it.
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« Reply #85 on: July 28, 2011, 05:19:22 PM »

Delicious is still around? Thought Yahoo canceled it.

Nope. Not yet. They've been canceling other services though, e.g. Pulse. My wife got burned there. Yay for the cloud...  undecided
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« Reply #86 on: July 28, 2011, 09:05:15 PM »

"Cloud" makes 15 points in bullshit bingo, right?
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« Reply #87 on: July 28, 2011, 09:10:45 PM »

"Cloud" makes 15 points in bullshit bingo, right?

Hahahaha~! smiley

One of these days I do want to check out Azure as I've not done that yet. I can see value in the cloud, but it also has risks. I'm all in favour of some paid services as it gives some security -- a profitable company will continue to take your money. It's the free cloud that scares me.
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« Reply #88 on: July 29, 2011, 06:26:19 AM »

No joke intended...
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« Reply #89 on: July 06, 2012, 06:12:14 AM »

File Expert - Excellent file manager plus one touch HTTP/FTP server for managing via PC.

The one touch HTTP/FTP server feature is really great -- thanks again for mentioning this  thumbs up

FWIW, I think it can also be obtained from:

    http://www.xageek.com/en/

As a non-user of Play, I really appreciate it when it is possible to obtain official apks via other means smiley
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« Reply #90 on: July 06, 2012, 06:47:40 AM »

Been using Llama and I have to say it's an excellent piece of software.

It uses mobile phone antenna towers to determine what actions to take when you enter or leave an area.

At the moment I have some areas set, (home, library, some friends places), so that when I enter them the WiFi gets turned on, when I leave it gets turned off.
At home between 2300-0700 it switches to silent, (no noise, no vibration), when I leave the area during 2300-0700 it switches to normal, (ringer + vibration).  Other places between 2300-0700 it will switch to quiet, (no noise).

The developers blog is at kebabapps where you can pick up the latest betas, (including NFC and Roaming detection).
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« Reply #91 on: July 06, 2012, 07:01:50 AM »

That sound quite nice!

Does it function well?  Getting accurate location information seems far from easy.
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« Reply #92 on: July 06, 2012, 07:16:21 AM »

Does it function well?  Getting accurate location information seems far from easy.

Yes, when you enter an area you want to create a trigger for, you tell it how long you are going to be in that area and it will use that time to "learn" what mobile antenna towers are nearby, anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours - the longer it has, the more accurate.

eg. For me, at home it lists 9 towers.



And here's some events:



It's not only restricted to things that happen due to you moving through areas, you can also trigger on:
Active Application
Airplane Mode
Alarm Time
App Notification Bar icon
Audio Becoming Noisy
Battery Level
Bluetooth Device Connected/Disconnected/Not Connected
Calendar Event
and many, many more....
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« Reply #93 on: July 07, 2012, 12:48:26 AM »

I do use the following apps for android:

call recorder
android browser
android file manager
android torrent
angry bird

And i am really enjoying it now..!! Grin
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« Reply #94 on: July 07, 2012, 02:29:51 AM »

...when you enter an area you want to create a trigger for, you tell it how long you are going to be in that area and it will use that time to "learn" what mobile antenna towers are nearby, anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours - the longer it has, the more accurate.

Thanks for the follow-up and details.  It's good to see that there is at least one approach that works -- now if we can get people to use this type of thing to auto-switch to vibration mode in certain public areas smiley
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« Reply #95 on: July 10, 2012, 05:05:30 AM »

For those with more than one Android device -- and one that connects to a larger screen, may be you'll like Tablet Remote.  It allows one Android device to more-or-less control another via Bluetooth:

Tablet Remote: Control One Android Device With Another via Bluetooth (addictivetips)

Got it working with a few devices here -- though struggling with a third.



On a side note, has any one else encountered problems sending files between Android devices using Bluetooth?  When this happens, it appears that it can be worked around sometimes if the file in question is zipped...quite odd.



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« Reply #96 on: November 17, 2012, 03:28:10 AM »

Recently came across:

  Hacker's Keyboard

Finding it nice on a tablet -- arrow keys!
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« Reply #97 on: December 09, 2012, 06:21:39 PM »

My Installed Android Apps
  • Adblock Plus (v1.0.1)
  • Adobe AIR (v3.5.0.60)
  • Adobe Reader (v10.4.2)
  • Angry Birds (v2.3.0)
  • Angry Birds (v1.1.0)
  • App List Backup (v1.0)
  • APV PDF Viewer (v0.3.4)
  • ASUS Studio (v2.0.20121130)
  • Audiogalaxy (v2.4.
  • Aviary (v2.1.91)
  • Aviary Photo Editor Plugin (v2.1.91)
  • Big Fat Canvas (v1.0)
  • Box (v2.0.1)
  • Brightest Flashlight Free (v1.9.9)
  • Camera360 (v3.9)
  • CamScanner (v1.6.0.20121016)
  • Catch (v4.5.7)
  • Catch Notes Widget (v1.2)
  • Chat (v1.9)
  • ChessCom (v2.0.13)
  • Cleaner (v1.1)
  • Clipper (v2.0.3.4)
  • CloudOn (v2.5.1)
  • Color Splash FX (v1.3.2)
  • ColorNote (v3.9.11)
  • CoolNote Free (v1.6)
  • Crop Wallpaper (v1.30)
  • Cubby (v1.0.0.10922)
  • Currents (v1.5.1)
  • Desktop Toggles (v1.3.2)
  • Dolphin Browser (v9.0.3)
  • Drive (v1.1.470.11)
  • Droid Scan Lite (v5.7.3)
  • Dropbox (v2.2.2)
  • Easy Photo Editor (v0.3.25.1)
  • eGDocs (v1.1.5)
  • ES File Explorer (v1.6.2.3)
  • ES File Explorer (v1.6.0.4)
  • ES Task Manager (v1.3.1)
  • Facebook (v1.9.12)
  • File Expert (v5.0.6)
  • File2PDF (v1.0)
  • Firefox (v17.0)
  • Flashlight (v4.9.4)
  • FolderSync (v2.3.0)
  • Free Music Download (vv1.10)
  • FreeNote (v7.9.
  • Friendcaster (v5.1.3)
  • FxCamera (v2.5.2)
  • GDocs (v0.8.14.1)
  • GMESSAGE (v1.6.68)
  • GNotes (v0.7.1)
  • gTunes music download (v6.62)
  • Handrite Free (v1.81)
  • Handy Scanner (v1.1.13)
  • Hotmail (v7.8.2.8.47.5646)
  • Image Shrink Lite (v2.3.0)
  • Imgur Android (v1.0.6)
  • Imgur Browser (v2.0.2)
  • Imgur Mushroom (v2.20)
  • InkPad NotePad (v2.4.2)
  • Instagram (v3.2.0)
  • IntouchApp (v0.9.83)
  • iShare (v1.2)
  • JetNote (v1.0)
  • Jorte (v1.4.15)
  • JPEG Tool (v0.3.6)
  • JS Image Finder (v1.67)
  • JS Photo (v1.1.0)
  • Kingsoft Office (v5.2.1)
  • LeaderTask To Do List (v1.6.0.49)
  • LittlePhoto (v6.3.1)
  • Locus - addon Map Tweak (v2.0.2)
  • Locus Free (v2.8.1)
  • Maps Ruler (v1.3)
  • Messenger (v2.2.2-release)
  • MiMedia (v1.0.59)
  • Minus (v3.1.0.5)
  • Ms FolderNote Free (v1.6.2)
  • Music Cloud (vv1.02)
  • MX Player (v1.7.
  • MyAppsList (v1.6)
  • MyDirections (v3.0 beta r4)
  • MyScript Calculator (v1.0.1)
  • MyTopo Maps (v1.8.1)
  • Navigator (v5.3.0)
  • NE GDocs (v2.0.4)
  • Newspapers USA (v1.5)
  • Note Everything (v4.2.6)
  • Note Stacks (v1.3.10)
  • Notes Lite (v1.0.9)
  • OfficeSuite (v6.5.1010)
  • OneCloud Text Editor (vRelease 2)
  • OneNote (v14.0.5602.3000)
  • Outliner (v1.1.0)
  • password Notes (v1.0.9)
  • Pastebin for Android (v3.5)
  • Pho.to Lab (v1.2.16)
  • Photo Editor Ultimate Free (v6.9.6)
  • Photo Studio (v0.9.9)
  • photo.merq.org (v1.0)
  • Photobucket (v1.5.7)
  • PhotoFunia (v3.0.1)
  • Photo Editor (v1.3.5)
  • PicArts (v3.2.3)
  • Picasa Tool (v6.5)
  • Picasa Web (v0.19.13161.97817)
  • PicsArt (v3.1.2)
  • PicsArt Viewer (v1.3.2)
  • PicSay (v1.4.0.1)
  • Pixlr Express (v1.0.1)
  • Pixlr-o-matic (v2.1.3)
  • Pulse (v3.0.4)
  • Reduce Photo Size (v1.0.22)
  • Scan Master (v1.1)
  • ScanToPDF Free (v2.0.4)
  • Screen Cut (v2.8.3)
  • Settings Switcher (v1.0.4)
  • Share Image (free) (v4.62)
  • Simply Notes B/W (v1.0)
  • Simply Notes Widget (v0.2.3)
  • SiteShot (v3)
  • SketchBookX (v2.1)
  • SKY.FM (v1.3.14)
  • SkyDrive (v1.1)
  • SLater (v1.75)
  • Slide Notes (v1.40)
  • Snapfish (v1.02)
  • Snapseed (v1.4.1)
  • Spell Checker (v2.7)
  • Text Sizer (v1.4.2)
  • ThinkFree Office Viewer (v5.0.121025)
  • Translate (v2.5.3)
  • TwinDocs (v2.0.1)
  • Vitamio (v1.2.
  • WebStorage Widget (v1.0.2.4732)
  • Wikipedia (v1.3.3)
  • Wikipedia QSB (v2)
  • Write (v1.5)
  • Writer (v1.1)
  • Wuala (v2.4.2)
  • xWriter Free (v3.0.2)

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  • Android Version: 4.1.1
  • Build: JRO03C.US_epad-10.4.2.17-20121018
  • Applications Installed: 142
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« Reply #98 on: December 09, 2012, 06:26:52 PM »

about the only way i could post them all fast
that i could do with my android

edit-that I could figure out anyway

I do like them all.
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« Reply #99 on: December 09, 2012, 06:36:03 PM »

Fixed your post so all that code is no longer there smiley
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