Send eMails from your Android device using Tasker & Python…

I have previously written about Tasker for Android, the powerful automation utility, and how it can be used amongst other things, to detect headphone state. Since then the application has evolved to include the ability to create standalone applications and support Javascript in assembly’s. Scripting support is not a new thing for Tasker having always supported SL4A (Scripting Layer for Android)…

Where have I been?…

A Minor annoyance in Chrome Browser on Android.. How do I view my browsing history.. They cant just put an option on the menu can they? It is there just type chrome://history into the address bar and hey presto there it all is! And to complete the Chrome developers work for them, Bookmark it to…

Flash Go’on the Nexus 7…

Nexus 7 post number 2… or blimey he doesn’t post for six months then twice in a week!! I wasn’t that fussed about the lack of Adobe Flash on the Nexus 7, HTML 5 delivers most content. Typically my geeky side thought it would be good to see if it can be done.. One quick…

Nexus 7

A few months ago I started to consider getting a tablet device. I never went down the Apple iDevice route having taken the Android path, a tablet device based on the same OS seemed like the best idea. There were a plethora of choices but none captured my attention, until I discovered Google were planning…

Sundroid Sunrise Sunset

Ever wanted to know exactly when the sun is due to rise or set, when the moon will make an early evening appearence when its still light, or where a planet such as jupiter might be visible. The Sundroid Sunrise Sunset app for android devices is all that and more.. I was really impressed by…

Chiming Android…

I used to wear a digital watch, but it never felt completely comfortable..  I did miss the hourly chimes though, it helps know that the working day is passing.. So courtesy of the Tasker Wiki I setup my own hourly chime on Marvin.. Between the hours of 7am and 9pm repeated each hour, it checks…