Adding value to last week’s Trigger NFC Tag tutorial, we look at how to use NFC Tags to fire off Tasker Tasks. Imagine performing almost any action on your device with the simple tap of an NFC Tag, come see how.
A new Tasker update is rolling out, introducing plenty of new features, alongside bug fixes and general improvements.
Adding to your Tasker arsenal, come learn how to keep your display turned on longer for certain apps, and allow only certain apps to rotate the display, as our Android customization series continues.
Do you silence your phone at night? Instead of missing calls from important contacts, and emergencies, use Tasker to bypass silent mode on your Android device and never miss an emergency call.
Follow along as we use Tasker to create a Task and Profile that turns off your ringers at night and back on again in the morning. Sleep mode, Silent mode, Movie Mode, whatever you want to call it, if you require your device to be silent as certain times of the day, this is the tutorial for you.
If you are like me, you have slept through your alarm because your Android device was set to silent. Tasker is able to make sure that never happens again, come see how.
Continuing our Android customization series on Zooper Widget and Tasker integration, we cover how to create and utilize a ZW variable in Tasker. The perfect way to use Tasker to gather information on your system or an event, to display on your Zooper Widget.
The final piece to our Zooper Widget arsenal is advanced parameters and integration with Tasker. Follow along to build a Tasker powered custom control panel out of these two powerful apps.
On popular crowd-funding platforms today are a couple of interesting smartphone add-on accessories. On Kickstarter, we have Pressy, which plugs into the phone’s 3.5mm audio jack and acts as an extra button. On Indiegogo, there’s Dimple, which is an adhesive strip that contains four buttons that work in conjunction with NFC. The key functionality in these accessories is the easy access to functions through button-press shortcuts. For instance, a series or combination of button presses could turn on your torch or launch the SMS app, and so forth. These accessories are taking quite some time to produce and get to market, however….
Over the weekend Tasker received a new update that adds a massive laundry list of bug fixes, new features and other tweaks.