As I enter CNET's New York offices each morning, like clockwork, I silence my Galaxy S III, adjust the brightness, and turn on Wi-Fi. These actions have become so routine that I barely recognize I am doing them, but it doesn't have to be this way.
Android is a unique platform that gives users the ability to customize just about everything on their device, including being able to set up automated tasks that can be triggered by a specific action or location.
We previously told you about Tasker, a powerful automation app available on the Play store. Unlike Tasker, which costs $2.99 and can be complicated for average users, Mini Tasker is a simplified automation tool that is available for free.
Mini Tasker, which isn't affiliated with Tasker, started as a school project from Israeli college students Anton Wolkov and Michal Romano. The app is still in its infancy, with the two founders explaining that it is currently at "more of a proof-of-concept stage, to show what can be done." Even so, it still offers dozens of eas... [Read more]