Do these profile-based apps exist?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by andyjohn3, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. andyjohn3

    andyjohn3 New Member
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    I'm very happy with how my Hero is set up at the moment, but there are a couple of apps which would make my life a lot easier, and conserve my precious battery!

    Location based profiles using wirless location (and not GPS)
    I'd love to be able to arrive at work (or within 1500 meters of work) and my phone recognise this and switches on wifi, turn itself to silent, or choose a more suitable ringtone. I know that there are a few apps out there that use GPS to trigger, but this really kills my battery. I also know that wireless location isn't that accurate, but I'd only need ball park triggers anyway.

    Time based app to kill certain features/apply airplane mode
    I've got Silent Time Pro, which switches my phone to silent at my bed time, but in an effort to conserve battery, is there an app which can also turn off wifi, GPS, auto updates and/or switch to airplane mode at specific times?

    Does anyone have any recommendations for these, or do they not exist yet? Is it just me, or would these be quite handy apps?

    If they don't exist, does anyone have a recommendation for me to set these profiles up manually, and maybe trigger them by means of a shortcut/widget? Obviously auto activation would be better, but I'm really trying to cut down on recharges, as it seems that my phones forever flashing orange at me!

    Thanks a lot
     

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  2. short/y

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  3. sitlet

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    The only thing like that is Locale.
     
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  4. andyjohn3

    andyjohn3 New Member
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    Thanks for the input - I've actually tried Setting Profiles before, but didn't get on with it too well.

    Were you able to use wireless location for initiating a location based profile, or do you use GPS? I'll have a look at their forum and see if I should give it another go...
     
  5. DaWeav

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    There is an awesome new app in the Market called 'Tasker' which will do all of that and MORE!
     
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  6. scottb

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    Also have a look at PhoneWeaver from SBSH.
     
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