Tasker: Total Automation for Android


Tasker is an application for Android which performs tasks (sets of actions) based on contexts (application, time, date, location, event, gesture) in user-defined profiles or in clickable or timer home screen widgets. This simple concept profoundly extends your control of your Android device and it’s capabilities, without the need for ‘root’ or a special home screen[Ref]. […]

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Pointers of the Day – 30 July 2014


Software That Can See Will Change Privacy Forever: Advances in machine vision will let employers, governments, and advertisers spot you in photos and know exactly what you’re doing in them. A Batteryless Sensor Chip for the Internet of Things: A prototype sensor saves power by using transistors that never fully turn “on.” Offline First is the New […]

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Pointers of the Day – 28 July 2014


Browser Fingerprinting and the Online-Tracking Arms Race: Web advertisers are stealthily monitoring our browsing habits—even when we tell them not to How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in the Clouds of Amazon and Others Mindful Computing: A lot of energy goes toward taming digital demands on our time Applying S.T.O.P. To Software Development Graph tools forge path […]

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