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Last post Author Topic: What Android Apps Do You Use?  (Read 80280 times)

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #150 on: November 07, 2017, 07:00 PM »
If you're getting worked up about this it's virtually certain that you'll need a Hyper Vysor
 

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #151 on: November 07, 2017, 10:45 PM »
Luckily we all can count on the Add Vysor

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #152 on: November 08, 2017, 07:42 AM »
Luckily we all can count on the Add Vysor


That's what I was figuring you'd be. ;)  But we went on a different tangent, so I wouldn't want to make it a Div Vysor.

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #153 on: November 08, 2017, 09:30 PM »
So, you want to one-up me by being an Impro Vysor?

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #154 on: November 09, 2017, 06:57 AM »
So, you want to one-up me by being an Impro Vysor?

Oh, now you think you are a Pro Vysor, eh?

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #155 on: November 09, 2017, 10:22 AM »
Spoiler
Vysor Enterprise licence key please


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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #156 on: November 09, 2017, 10:28 AM »
I switched to the superb Tweetings Twitter client two days ago. It has three killer features:

  • You can edit your tweets.
  • You get real push notifications over Google Cloud Sync instead of requiring the official Twitter app to be installed like (e.g.) Flamingo does.
  • New: You can hide long tweets with more than 140 characters.

Recommended.  :Thmbsup:

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #157 on: November 10, 2017, 06:55 PM »
And if you want to archive all your Twitter DMs, (text, images, and videos), you can use DMArchiver.

Twitter may flag it as a bot the first time you run it and lock the account but I've found I just need to be logged in via a browser, answer the "I am human" question that pops up, then run DMArchiver again.

Technically, you are running a bot but it's not doing anything malicious so it's kind of a grey area since they don't mention anything about automated reading.

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #158 on: November 10, 2017, 07:11 PM »
Technically, every single automatic bot you want to run needs to be checked by the Twitter Bots team unless you want to violate their ToS.

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #159 on: November 10, 2017, 09:05 PM »
Technically, every single automatic bot you want to run needs to be checked by the Twitter Bots team unless you want to violate their ToS.

sssh

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #160 on: July 17, 2018, 08:43 AM »
Any tips for SatNav for Android? (in case relevant: for use in Europe)
I'm coming from a Windows phone so dont have a clue where to begin.

See this mention from 2015 -
OSMAnd+ Maps & Navigation
I have found openstreetmap better than google maps on occasion.
Tom

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #161 on: July 17, 2018, 07:59 PM »
I've used Here WeGo (in the US, but it has global maps). You can download the maps for offline use, I installed this on my wife's iphone for use at the women's march in Washington in case there were too many other people to get a cell signal (which there were). Also used it in the back woods of North Carolina when Siri couldn't get a signal (which made me smile). It has worked well for me when I needed it.

Link for the en_US page is here.
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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #162 on: July 17, 2018, 11:12 PM »
Any tips for SatNav for Android? (in case relevant: for use in Europe)
I'm coming from a Windows phone so dont have a clue where to begin.

See this mention from 2015 -
OSMAnd+ Maps & Navigation
I have found openstreetmap better than google maps on occasion.

If you've got a data connection Google Maps is pretty good, (I used it throughout Ukraine), but I also had MapFactor Navigation installed for OSM offline maps - I found OSMAnd very slow when it came to scrolling around.

If you go to MyMaps on your computer you can plot your route in Google which then becomes available under Google Maps on the phone, (Menu->Your Places->Maps), you can set it as the route to follow rather than your usual options of shortest or quickest.

eg. My Ukraine routes depending on what happened when I got there.
2018-07-18 14_16_32-My Maps.pngWhat Android Apps Do You Use?

Traffic condition monitoring is pretty good in Google Maps too.

I've used Here WeGo (in the US, but it has global maps).

It might have changed but from when I had it installed it wouldn't work in China, (including HK), due to the Chinese Government, no map downloads were available, (same with Google Maps).  Obviously irrelevant if you never plan on going there but something to be aware of if you are, rather than find out when you're there.
The same is applicable to some other destinations.

You had to use something OSM based if you wanted Chinese maps.
« Last Edit: July 17, 2018, 11:17 PM by 4wd »

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #163 on: July 25, 2018, 06:31 AM »
HERE is available on Android - it's the Android variant of the nav used on Windows phone, and has the "offline maps" option which google maps do not.

Any tips for SatNav for Android? (in case relevant: for use in Europe)
I'm coming from a Windows phone so dont have a clue where to begin.

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #164 on: July 25, 2018, 07:35 AM »
^^^thanks all for the tips.
Will try Here (WeGo) & MapFactor Navigation
Tom

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #165 on: July 25, 2018, 07:37 AM »
... and has the "offline maps" option which google maps do not.

Google Maps does actually, it has had it since 2015-11-10.

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #166 on: July 25, 2018, 07:45 AM »
Free at the moment if you want something else to try: Navigator PRO - GPS Navigation with Offline Maps - normally $12.99

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #167 on: October 17, 2018, 06:22 AM »
Naptime - An aggressive Doze Service, has basically doubled my battery time from 24-30 hours to 2+ days, (dependent on activity naturally - I have a lot of screen off time).

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #168 on: October 17, 2018, 09:51 PM »
4wd: Nice discovery, thanks for sharing that  :up:

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Re: What Android Apps Do You Use?
« Reply #169 on: October 17, 2018, 11:00 PM »
Should have mentioned, it does have ads but the developer allows you to turn them off, however a large card/banner will remain in the Settings area unless you donate, (doesn't interfere with operation and there are no Donation-only settings, everything works).

He also has another app along the same lines called Servicely - it requires root access.  Naptime doesn't but will use it for enhancements if it's available.
« Last Edit: October 17, 2018, 11:05 PM by 4wd »