mic_888 · Apr 8, 2011 at 09:00 am

Kitchen Timer PRO For Android

If you’re looking for a fast UI kitchen timer app, check out XDA forum member Charles Darke’s little Android app.

The XDA dev wrote the free app for power users who want a fast UI. You just need to key in the timer delay in minutes and hit the ‘Add’ button and the timer will begin.

Features of the app include:

  • Ergonomic timer entry
  • Does not acquire wake-locks and so will not drain your battery unlike other timers
  • Uses system alarm manager and robustly stores alarms so that the alarm doesn’t fail when the app is closed
  • Less aggressive/annoying timer sound (rooster loops every few seconds instead of without delay)
  • Less aggressive/annoying vibrate settings (as above)

For more information including the link to the QR code, head on over to the application thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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