Galaxy Nexus Watering Hole

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  1. MSUgEEk

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    Maybe...but not as cool :)
     

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  3. NCTurner

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    I don't think so. Have you ever used Tasker? Yes, it will do some of the things that tags will do, but I don't think as easily. Tags give you options to vary as you can read the tag, or choose not to do so.

    Tasker is VERY cool, but I think I will use these tags more often. For example, when I get in my car, I want my BT to connect, my navigation to come up as well as Pandora and my car dock app. With Tasker for example, you pretty much have to leave your wifi to make it do those things, as it can't read when you get in your car (I stay connected to my wifi until I leave the driveway). However, with a tag on the car dock, it can set your phone how you want.
     
  4. RazorSharp

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    Hey, is anyone else not getting any service? I'm getting zero data right now.
     
  5. BabyBlues

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    I have data.
     
  6. oops, i couldnt remember how I saved some of the soft key mods. decided to wing it and just flash blindly... bad choice, no I have no soft keys! back to CWM for me lets find the right one. (not checking md5's this is a game to me now)
     
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  7. jbdan

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    I have full data 4G and 3G if I want.
     
  8. RazorSharp

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    Grrr, I can't seem to get any service! No clue why. Tried turning the phone on and off a few times, tried switching airplane mode on and off a few times, even tried turning off 4G as well. Nothing.

    EDIT: Checking out the Battery menu shows that I stopped the radio stopped functioning earlier today after I turned my phone off; I'd noticed that there was a glitch in my apps drawer, two of the screens were partially black, obscuring the apps. It was very strange, so I turned the phone off. I thought I'd tried turning the phone off again when I noticed the problem, but I guess I hadn't. Here's the battery stats:

    [​IMG]

    Very strange! A little bit worrisome, but the problem seems to have disappeared.
     
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  9. halon

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    Did you pay your bill? :p
     
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  10. AntimonyER

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    Well, considering I have full exterior lighting, all doors and windows sensored, and an interior motion controlled camera system which records anything which moves while the alarm is armed "away", I might just catch the losers who stole my car this way :)

    But no worries, my car's nav system has old maps, so doesn't have my neighborhood, so I have it programmed to an address near the entrance to my neighborhood ;)
     
  11. jbdan

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    Weird. Showing you that you have no signal at all. Like the cell radio cut off. Are you using juice defender? The blips of black in the battery stat are reboots. Why don't you try re-programming your sim card. Power off, pull battery, pull sim card out (click it out) leave out for 10 sec, re-insert, put battery in and cover and power up. It's like a *228 deal on a sim'd phone.
     
  12. Copacetic

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    Anyone else using the sgp oleophobic screen protector with a tpu case? I noticed that after about two weeks, the edge started to get ragged on one side. Once it started it steadily got worse and more annoying. I put a new one on today and will see how it does. I really like the protector, no drag, no rainbow and screen looks great. It does not come completely to the edge of the gnex on both sides, has about an eighth of an inch reveal. I think this may be why it did this. Anyone else have this issue?
     
  13. AntimonyER

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    Couldn't you make the trigger the phone connecting to the car bluetooth?
     
  14. BabyBlues

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    That's great! I guess no one gets close without you knowing it. :D
     
  15. jbdan

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    Sure you can. But tasker uses GPS/positioning to tell whether you are in the car or not. NFC doesn't require this "positioning" aspect and I have not seen any variance in battery life with it on or off. I just got mine all setup today and it's amazingly convenient, lazy you could say I guess.

    My car cup holder has a sticker inside. When I set my phone down, wifi goes OFF, Pandora app opens and begins streaming, volumes are maxed out vibration turned off, and Car Home/Maps initiated.

    When I walk inside my house my BT is turned off, WIFI enabled, volumes lowered, Car/home and pandora closed, and Phandroid app opened :).

    Being a Worship leader at church, I've created a church tag (in the audio closet doorway) that enables WIFI, turns off all my car profile thingies and puts all tones on silent and enables vibration for rings so I won't forget as I have in the past :p

    My bedside table where I charge it turns volumes down low, enables desk clock, and turns on the alarm.

    Geek/dork heaven!

    And thanks out to Stiggy for aiding me in getting this working!

    edit: can't find a gps toggle I guess it will be implemented in a later release I hope!
     
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  16. RazorSharp

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    Yeah, I know they're reboots, I was turning the phone on and off myself when I noticed the glitch. I do have JuiceDefender, but it's not active at the moment. I dunno, the problem seems to have fixed itself, I think I'll leave well enough alone, at least for now.
     
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    Yeah it was a great deal, I got it more for the home automation stuff than the security monitoring, as I live in a safe area. I can control everything via an app on my phone. Uses Zwave, I can turn on lamps that are plugged into the outlet modules, control the thermostat, watch the live security footage, and control/check the alarm system, even unlock and lock the entry doors, all from my phone.
     
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  18. NCTurner

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    What desk clock do you activate - just the 'clock' app that comes stock? Does the Nexus have a desk dock mode like the DX did? (that was really nice!)
     
  19. AntimonyER

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    Can it control apps? browser? I always put my phone in the same place in the kitchen when I cook, could I have it load to a certain bookmarked page (i.e. allrecipes) when I put it there?
     
  20. jbdan

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    Ahh ;) (srry I'm not a fan)

    Hope it continues to work glad you got it working again.
     
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  21. jbdan

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    Of course you can :)

    NFC Launcher also works with Tasker as well so if you liked that app.
     
  22. AntimonyER

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    Hmmm, and where did you get these tags? Amazon? Or is there a cheaper place?
     
  23. jbdan

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    Yea the stock clock app. Although you could get a 3rd party desk clock and have it launch that instead.

    What is the desk dock mode with the DX? Is it like the Bionic? I have my screen set to not turn off while charging so the stock clock stays up. Touch the screen and it dims even further for nice night viewing.

    Can't wait till the pogo pin dock comes out!
     
  24. NCTurner

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    Tagstand.com. I followed Stigy's suggestion, and ordered the "hobbyist" kit. I ordered last night, he shipped this morning.

    tagstand - NFC Hobbyist Starter Kit - (15 Stickers)

    However, it seems that the only tag that works well with the Nexus is the Mifare 35mm x 35 mm. So, you may want to only order that one. The customer service is excellent. BE SURE AND ORDER THE PREFORMATTED ONES! Until we get 4.03, we can't format the tags yet with our Nexi.

    You may also want to read through this thread:

    http://androidforums.com/samsung-galaxy-nexus/467394-anyone-tried-nfc-task-launcher.html

    Lastly, this may be beneficial as well (a link included with my order confirmation):

    /dev/nfc: developing nfc
     
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