Sam Caplat · Jun 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Automate Birthday Wishes on Facebook with ‘Best Wishes’

How many times have you seen the birthday of a fellow Facebook user pop up on your feed, Skype or anywhere else, and you’ve been meaning for ages to head on over to their page and drop them a message? As I write this article, hilariously enough, two birthday messages have already popped up on my screen and now I feel obliged to wish them a great day. But sometimes this responsibility can get on top of us a bit.

Thankfully, XDA user ethridgt has developed an app to take that “personal” and generic “Happy Birthday!” message and make it automated and generic. When that’s all anyone says most of the time anyway, it’s not really that bad, is it? I personally think it’s absolutely spiffing, to say the least.

A paid version of the app is available, allowing you to input any message, but the free version is without a time limit and allows you to say “happy birthday!” only.

If this sounds like an appealing app to you, I urge you to head on over to the original thread, pick this up for yourself and leave the developer a nice message of support!


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
TAGS:

Sam Caplat

samcaplat is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. My name is Sam Caplat and I bash things into computers and good looking stuff comes out... apparently. View samcaplat's posts and articles here.
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Aug 4, 2015 at 02:17 pm · no comments

Sony’s Emergence in The Middle: Is The Price Right?

Sony’s Electronics Division is not in its best days, and its smartphone products are seemingly an important cause of this. The Japanese giant’s Xperia line has been on the decline in terms of sales, and these past few months have been particularly damaging to the company due to the Xperia Z4’s market performance. Sony’s Q1 results were also not favorable, as its mobile division lost $184 million and sales slumped 16% year-on-year.   Not too long ago we featured a...

XDA NEWS
Eric Hulse · Aug 4, 2015 at 03:42 am · 1 comment

HTC Delivering Ads Straight to Sense Home

HTC's 2015 has been a year marked by a desperate search for revenue. The HTC One M9 launched with its own launcher complete with a Smart Folder in the Sense Home Widget. This automatic pseudo-folder would populate with "suggestions" that were nothing more than thinly-veiled ads.   Just over a month ago, HTC began placing advertisements (that can thankfully be disabled) in Blinkfeed. These Blinkfeed ads appeared after Yelp advertisements began appearing on HTC's Lock screen. Users, expectedly, voiced dissatisfaction all...

XDA NEWS
Brian Young · Aug 2, 2015 at 09:05 pm · 2 comments

Galaxy S6 & Edge get €100 Price Cut—New Models Incoming

Samsung has dropped the price of both the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge by €100, making the current retail price of these phones €599 and €699, respectively. Though no new prices have been announced stateside, a cut is expected soon. (more…)

XDA NEWS