Monday, October 5, 2015

Tasker Android App

I've been playing around with the app Tasker. I made up two motorcycle specific profiles that should help me out when riding.

The first is tied to my bluetooth headset. When the phone detects the bluetooth connection it raises the volume to max and then launches Pandora and Bubbler GPS. This should save me some time compared to trying to do all of this manually with gloves on.

The second profile watches for an incoming text message. When it detects the text, it gives me a voice prompt over my headset and then replies to the person who sent the text with a short message that includes a link to my location (courtesy of Bubbler/Spotwalla), speed, and battery level.

Thanks to Nightsong on Advrider for the idea for the sms reply profile.