New Android Apps thread

krobe

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Considering the forum I am surprised there is no discussion of the best sport score/alerts app.  I just want something I can customize to show my teams and customize the alert sound/vibration and ideally silence it overnight.  ESPN's Scorecenter is decent but I can't see how to change the alert settings and the sportscenter alert sound is annoying.
 
Also if anyone knows how to get customized directions (meaning using click and drag to route around some problems I know of, that google maps isn't taking into account) from a computer to the phone, I'd love any suggestions. 
 

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Does it only locate if you have wifi or gps on? because while it allowed me to call my phone, it did not locate it, even though it is sitting next to me.
 
Edited to add: Ok i tested it. It comes up if i have WiFi running, but not GPS. So that's kind of a huge waste of battery to keep Wifi on all the time!  Or am I missing some important step here?
 

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Doesn't know about my phone, does know about my N10.  My phone has the service on it, but also has custom ROM so maybe they don't allow that?
 

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FYI clicking on the device name opens a dropdown menu with all devices. I thought it wasn't seeing my tablet but it was hidden in the dropdown.
 

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I noticed that if you refresh Android Device Manager the phone tries to locate itself by pinging the GPS satellites.  Not a lot of help inside a building, but it does not rely 100% on Wifi and cell tower triangulation.
 

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I picked up a fun little app today called UNFUCK MY HABITAT which helps you try to keep your house (or office, i suppose) neat and sends you obnoxious messages if you don't meet goals. So basically, my mother. I'll let you know how it goes.