More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Intermediate Use of Tasker: Location Based Triggers – XDA Developer TV
When we last left off, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin showed us the Basis of Tasker. He showed you how to set up triggers based on what applications you open and close. But there is still a lot more that you can do with the simple-looking Tasker. Looks can be deceiving.
Kevin shows how to set up two location-based triggers to help you get a feel for how to use Tasker. So if you want your WiFi to turn on when you get home, or turn off when you get to work, or any other possibilities, check out this video on the Intermediate Use of Tasker.
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- Android App Review: Secure Your Phone with aeGis – XDA Developer TV
- Google I/O 2013: Dispelling Rumors and Some Predictions – XDA Developer TV
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